Nestling in the greenery of Western ghats
in the state of Kerala, Nelliyampathy hill station is a photo perfect
height of the Nelliyampathy hills ranges from 467 mts to 1572 mts and offers
an awesome view. Along with their greenery, cool breeze of these hills will
surely refresh and usher you to a completely different world which is
bedecked with various charms of Mother Nature.
Blessed with acres of sprawling greenery, misty mountains, gushing
waterfalls and vast plantations of tea, coffee, cardamom and orange, cool
hills of Nelliyampathy woo vacationers from all corners of the world.
Located in the Palakkad district, Nelliyampathy hills are the dream
destination for both nature lovers and trekkers. The dense forests of
Nelliyampathy hills are home to endless array of plants and animals. Teak
trees of extraordinary heights are dotted every where in these lush hills.
Trekkers from various parts of world comes here to explore the mighty hills
of this place. The community hall at Kaikatty provides a good camping ground
for the trekkers.
Nelliampathy hills are located nearby to Nenmara town in Palakkad district.
This place is well connected both by air travel and railways to other parts
of India. Coimbatore airport is just 55km away from this hill station. And
the nearest Railway station to Nelliampathy hill station is at Palakkad town
which is only 52 km away. Nelliyampathy can also be reach by road. One has
to take the road starting from Nenmara that proceeds to the Pothundy Dam.
The Pothundy Dam and reservoir is a nearby attraction
to Nelliyampathy hills and located on the way. Pothundy Dam is a picturesque
locale with facilities for boating and an ideal picnic spot.
A Tour to Nelliyampathy is incomplete without
watching the Seethakundu Falls. Seethakundu is a must visit sight as it
provides fantastic valley view. Cascading from a height of 100m, the
Seethakundu Falls serves as a picnic spot.
Padagiri which is also known as Nellikota is the
highest peak in Nelliyampathy and provides excellent trekking trails for the
trekkers and mountaineers.
This formidable fort is the most beautiful and
well-preserved fort of Kerala and located in the Palakkad town. It was
constructed by Hyder Ali of Mysore. An ancient Hanuman temple is
situated within the fort, which is as old as the fort. In 1790, Britishers
has taken over the fort and modified it. The existing fort is now being
protected by the Archeological Survey Of India.
Other Places Of Interest:
» Silent Valley
» Meenavallam Falls
Accommodation in Nelliyampathy:
» Whistling Thrush Bunglow:
» Ciscilia Heritage:
» Greenland Resort: