About Elumalai

Elumalai is a town in Madurai district of Tamil Nadu. Once known as 'Aezhumalai' meaning Seven Hills the town is surrounded by seven hills. Usilampatti and Peraiyur are the nearby cities from here. The region forms part of Western Ghats and provide an abundant variety of flora.
Profile of Elumalai

Tamil is the local language spoken here. As per the census of 2011, city has a population of 15,746 people. The city has a literacy rate of 65.15%. The famous Vasimalayan festival is celebrated here every year in the month of September.

Geography of Elumalai

Elumalai is located at geographical coordinates of 9.87°North and 77.7°East with an average elevation of 208 meters or 682 feet above sea level. The town is famous for Sathuragiri Hill located close to Saptur. Elumalai Vasimalayan mountain serves as a boundary between the Madurai and Theni districts. The climate is moderate with no extremes.

Transport in Elumalai

Elumalai is located 57 KM from Madurai and 522 KM from the state capital of Chennai. Spread across an area of 8.04 square KM, city is connected to nearby cities with different means of transport. While Madurai junction is the major nearest railway station located at a distance of 57 KM, Madurai airport is the nearest one from here located 54 KM away.

Tourism in Elumalai

Elumalai is a beautiful place with rich fauna that provides a good atmosphere to people visiting here. The city is home to many religious sites that one can visit here including Vasi Malayan, Sadayandi Kovil, Shri Thiruvenkatanatha Swami, Muthalamman, Badrakali Amman, Sandana Mariyamman and Maathanthira Shri Subramania temples. Also one can choose to visit some of the popular nearby tourist destinations in Madurai district including Arulmigu Meenakshi Sundareshwarar Temple, Thirumalai Nayakkar Mahal, Gandhi Memorial Museum, Kutladampatti Falls and Kalamegaperumal Temple.
There are also few hotels to stay in and around Elumalai. Some of them are listed below for reference.

Hotels in Elumalai

Hotel Lotus
Address: 96, Nathan Square, West Perumal Maistry Street, Madurai, Tamil Nadu 625001
Phone: 095668 47012

New Anbagam Hotel
Address: Elumalai, Tamil Nadu 625535

Sri Saravanash Hotel

Address: No - 5.3.52e, Santhanamari Amman Kovil St, Elumalai, Tamil Nadu 625535
Phone: 099434 03777

Healthcare in Elumalai

Elumalai has availability of both private and government hospitals which serve their best with efficient doctors and latest technology equipment. Though for too much critical cases one may has to shift the patient Madurai District Hospital or to Chennai for a more complex treatment since all facilities are not available in the city. There are private Nursing homes also who have enough facility to serve the patients at its best. All hospitals have separate wards and dedicated pathology centers for quick treatment and better medical care.

Anand Elumalai Hospital
Address: S Veli St, Mahalipatti, Balarengapuram, Madurai, Tamil Nadu 625001
Phone: 0452 233 4954

Meenakshi Hospital
Address: Elu Malai, Madurai, SH-101, Elumalai Main Rd, Tirumangalam, 625535

Elumalai Government Hospital

Address: Elumalai, Madurai, Tamil Nadu 625535

Susee Pradeep Hospital

Address: Elumalai, Tamil Nadu 625535

Sri Kamakshi Hospital

Address: Usiilampatti, Madurai, NH-49, T Kallupatti Theni Road, Madurai, Madurai, 625532

Chemists in Elumalai

Ganesh Medicals
Address: Elu Malai, Madurai, SH-101, Elumalai Main Road, Tirumangalam, Tirumangalam, 625535
Phone: 04546 246 332

Karthika Medicals
Address: Elumalai, Tamil Nadu 625535
Phone: 097871 73965

Muthulakshmi Pharmacy

Address: E. Kottaipatti, Tamil Nadu 625535

Sethu Medical
Address: Elumalai, Tamil Nadu 625535

Sri Jeyakrishna Medicals
Address: T. Krishnapuram, Tamil Nadu 625535

Vasan Medical Hall

Address: No.153, South Veli Street, South Vasal, Madurai, 625001
Phone: 0452 408 9102

Thamish Medical

Address: Athipatti, Tamil Nadu 625705
Phone: 099940 59119

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