Vaksana Farms is a serene farm stay nestled in Tamil Nadu, offering a unique blend of tranquillity and rural charm. One of the notable attractions near Vaksana Farms is the historic Senji Fort. Here’s an overview of Senji Fort and other nearby attractions.

Activities: Exploring the fort, trekking, and photography.

Activities at Vaksana Farms

Animal Feeding: Engage in stress-relieving activities like feeding farm animals.

Planting Trees: Participate in tree planting activities to connect with nature.


Senji Fort

Distance from Vaksana Farms: Approximately 10 kilometres

Often referred to as the “Troy of the East,” it is renowned for its unique fortifications and historical significance.

Historical Significance: Senji Fort, also known as Gingee Fort, is one of the most important historical sites in Tamil Nadu. Built during the 9th century by the Chola dynasty, it later came under the control of various rulers, including the Vijayanagar Empire, the Marathas, the Mughals, and the British.

Architecture: The fort is famous for its architectural grandeur and strategic design. It spans three hilltops connected by sturdy walls, with each hill housing its own set of structures including temples, granaries, and halls.

Major Attractions: Some of the key attractions within the fort complex include the Kalyana Mahal, the Rajagiri Fort, and the ancient granaries. The view from the top offers a panoramic vista of the surrounding landscape.


Attractions Near Vaksana Farms


Yelagiri Hills:

Distance from Vaksana Farms: Approximately 85 kilometres


Description: A popular hill station known for its pleasant climate and lush greenery. Ideal for trekking, boating, and picnicking.

Activities: Trekking, boating in Punganoor Lake, visiting the Jalagamparai Waterfalls, and exploring herbal farms.


Vedanthangal Bird Sanctuary

Distance from Vaksana Farms: Approximately 70 kilometres


Description: One of the oldest bird sanctuaries in India, attracting migratory birds from across the globe.

Activities: Bird watching, photography, and nature walks.



Distance from Vaksana Farms: Approximately 60 kilometres

Description: A sacred town famous for the Arunachaleswarar Temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. It is also known for its spiritual significance and the Girivalam ritual.

Activities: Temple visit, spiritual retreats, and the Girivalam (circumambulation of the sacred hill).


Distance from Vaksana Farms: Approximately 45 kilometers

Description: Known for the ancient Ulagalantha Perumal Temple, dedicated to Lord Vishnu.

Activities: Temple visit and exploring local culture.


Vellore Fort

Distance from Vaksana Farms: Approximately 100 kilometers

Description: A 16th-century fort known for its military architecture, built by the Vijayanagar kings.

Activities: Exploring the fort complex, visiting the Jalakanteswarar Temple, and boating in the moat.

Day 1: Arrival at Vaksana Farms

  • Morning:

Arrive at Vaksana Farms.

Check-in and settle into your accommodation.

Enjoy a welcome drink and a farm-fresh breakfast.


Take a guided farm tour to learn about sustainable farming practices.

Participate in animal feeding activities.

Enjoy a traditional Tamil Nadu lunch.


Join a nature walk around the farm.

Relax with some leisure time in the serene environment.

Dinner featuring local cuisine.

Day 2: Exploring Cenji Fort and Gingee Fort


Breakfast at Vaksana Farms.

Head to Cenji Fort (10 km away).

Explore the fort, including its granaries, temples, and Kalyana Mahal.


Drive to Gingee Fort (10 km away).

Trek and explore the fort complex, including the Rajagiri Fort and ancient granaries.

Enjoy a packed lunch from Vaksana Farms.


Return to Vaksana Farms.

Participate in a traditional cooking workshop.

Dinner and rest.

Day 3: Day Trip to Yelagiri Hills


Early breakfast at Vaksana Farms.

Drive to Yelagiri Hills (85 km away).

Start with a trek to Swamimalai Hill for a panoramic view.


Visit Punganoor Lake and enjoy boating.

Explore the herbal farms.

Lunch at a local restaurant in Yelagiri.


Return to Vaksana Farms.

Relax with some free time or engage in evening activities on the farm.

Dinner and overnight stay.

Day 4: Bird Watching at Vedanthangal Bird Sanctuary


Breakfast at Vaksana Farms.

Drive to Vedanthangal Bird Sanctuary (70 km away).

Spend the morning bird watching and taking nature walks.


Enjoy a picnic lunch at the sanctuary.

Continue exploring the sanctuary or head back early if desired.


Return to Vaksana Farms.

Relax with a quiet evening or participate in a tree planting activity.

Dinner and rest.

Day 5: Spiritual Exploration in Thiruvannamalai


Early breakfast at Vaksana Farms.

Drive to Thiruvannamalai (60 km away).

Visit Arunachaleswarar Temple and explore its spiritual significance.


Lunch at a local restaurant in Thiruvannamalai.

Participate in the Girivalam (circumambulation of the sacred hill).


Return to Vaksana Farms.

Enjoy a traditional Tamil Nadu dinner.

Rest and prepare for departure the next day.

Day 6: Visit to Tirukkoyilur and Departure


Breakfast at Vaksana Farms.

Drive to Tirukkoyilur (45 km away).

Visit the Ulagalantha Perumal Temple.


Return to Vaksana Farms for lunch.

Pack and check out from the farmstay.


Depart for your next destination or return home.

Tips for Your Visit

Transportation: Hire a car for ease of travel between attractions.

Packing: Bring comfortable clothing and footwear suitable for trekking and outdoor activities.

Health: Carry essential medications and a first aid kit.

Sustainability: Participate in the farm’s sustainable practices and be mindful of the environment during your travels.

This itinerary offers a mix of relaxation, adventure, and cultural experiences, ensuring a


These distances provide a convenient travel experience for visitors staying at Vaksana Farms, allowing them to explore a variety of attractions ranging from historical sites to natural sanctuaries and spiritual destinations.

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