After going through various options finalised a trip to Ambur.
Plan was to start 6 am in the morning, as usual slept and started by 7 am from home.
took the mudichur manimangalam road to touch Sriperumbuthur, the junction with NH 4 is crowded and to clear this junction took a lot of time.
On the Manimangalam Sriperumbuthur road
Green Tunnel formed by trees
Bridge under construction dont know when it will be complete
Reaching SriperumbuthurFirst halt was to be at Thiruputkuzhi Vijayaraghavaswamy temple, but the landmark was missed and we stopped at the Varagaeswarar temple at Damal
Varagaeswarar temple Gopuram
At the temple front
At Damal temple frontThere was no crowd we were the only persons at the temple at that time had a good darshan and continued the Journey, it was breakfast time and stopped at the famous Murugan idly kadai, this place has got good parking facilities, neat washroom and good quality food
On the NH4 Bangalore Highway
Crowded Tollplaza at Chennasamudram
Direction boards where NH 4 splits and Nh46 begins
Towards RatnagiriReached Ratnagiri murugan Temple, neat and well maintained temple, vehicle can go till the hill top
Ratnagiri Murugan temple
At the temple hill top
Jalakanteswarar temple Vellore fort
Nishanth in front of temple
Temple Gopuram and Moat
Maragabandeswarar Temple Gopuram Virinjipuram
Again here too there are no direction boards on the NH 46 to identify the diversion to be taken, took the service road underpass to Pallikonda and visited the temple
Toll Chennasamudram 65 rs
Toll Pallikonda 115 rs both return ticket
Total Km run 355