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Red Hills

State: 

Red Hills is a picturesque little town and is part of the ecological zone of the Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve. Since it is part of the ecological zone of the Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve, excess man made developments are restricted here.

History: 

Red Hills was an air base of the 357th Squadron of Great Britain’s Royal Air Force during the World War II, established as a hill station by the British,

Accessibility: 

By Air: Coimbatore airport is the nearest airport to Red hills, which is nearly 100 km away from Red hills.

By Rail: Mettupalayam, which is 40 km away from Red hills, is the nearest major railway station. There are regular train services from Coimbatore and Chennai to Mettupalayam.

By Road: Red hills is well connected with all most all south Indian cities by bus. There are regular bus services from Bangalore (325 km) and Chennai (600 km).

District: 
Thiruvallur
STD Code: 
0423
Termperature: 
Summer 23-37°C, Winter 13-30°C
Best time to visit: 
September to May

Destinations

Nature/ Scenic