Nilambur"Take A Trip to The Tribal Beauty"

  • Sightseeing

     

    Teak Museum - The Teak museum is located about 4 km from the town of Nilambur, on the Nilambur-Gudallur route. The museum is also popular for being the world’s first teak museum where visitors can get all possible information related to teak trees. This museum was established by the Kerala Forest Research Institute, in coordination with the Kerala Forest Department. Information related to different aspects of the teak tree, including cultural, historic, aesthetic and scientific information, is available in the museum. The museum consists of paintings of some of the oldest teak trees in the region; and the entrance door of the museum is also made of teak wood. The oldest teak tree in the region is named as Kannimara. One of the most important features of the museum is the root system of a mature teak tree, which is also very popular among visitors. Visitors will also find small replicas and miniatures of ships and small boats, made of wood. Within the museums, logs of 116 year old trees are also kept in proper condition. The Teak Museum also consists of a library where literature related to teak wood is available

     

    Adyanpara Waterfalls - Located in the village of Kurmbalangod in the Nilambur Taluk, is the Adyanpara Waterfalls that is surrounded by dense forest cover. People here, believe that the water from this waterfall is naturally purified and has medicinal properties.

     

    The Biggest Living Teak: Kannimara teak - Located in the Parambikulam Wildlife Sanctuary in the Palghat District of Kerala, is the biggest living teak tree known by the name of Kannimara, which is about 47.5 m tall. The tree is located at a distance of 80 km from the region of Nilambur.

     

    Nedumkayam - About 18 km from the region of Nilambur is the rain forest by the name of Nedumkayam. Within the rain forest, is an old wooden house that was built during the British colonial days. In order to enter the forest zone, travellers have to obtain prior permission from the Forest Department. There is also an elephant taming centre established within the forest zone.

     

    Central Forest Nursery - One of the four central forest nurseries present in Kerala, is the Central Forest Nursery, which was established during the year 1997, by the Kerala Forest Department. Some of the important species of plantations found here include eucalyptus, teak, acacia etc. Production here, is in large quantities in the form of root trainer seedlings and rooted cuttings.

     

    The Elembalai hill - Elembalai Hill is located on the Tamil Nadu-Kerala border, at the place of origin of the Chaliyar river. These hills are located amidst dense forests and bamboo woods. Several varieties of animals and birds can be found here, including elephants, deer, bisons, blue monkeys, bearss, wild cats and dogs.

     

    Valamthode Waterfalls - 27 km from the region of Nilambur and beyond River Chaliyar, is the Valamthode Falls. The waterfall is located in a tribal settlement and is reachable through the Areekode-Mukkam Road route.

     

    The Teak plantation - Conolly's Plot - The teak plantation, which is also known by the name of Conolly’s Plot, is a vast plot that extends over a total area of 2.31 hectares. This plot has been named after H.V. Conolly, who was the collector of the region during the British rule. He played a main role in developing teak plantations all over the region around Nilambur, with assistance from a forest officer by the name of Shri Chanthu Menon, who was his subordinate. This teak plantation was established in between the years 1842 to 1844, which is why it is also popular as the world’s first teak plantation. The plot is also popular for one of the oldest teak trees still standing. Shri Chanthu Menon is said to have been buried near the teak garden as a matter of respect.

     

    Aruvacode: land of potters & pottery works - A small village located near the region of Nilambur, is Aruvacode, which is very popular for its work related to pottery. The village is inhabited by traditional potters, but because of the increasing use of substitutes, they are slowly giving up the art. The traditional artisan community called Kumbham, was also formed here to explore the possibilities of pottery. Kumbham products are very popular in the region of Kerala.  

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  • Hotels of Nilambur

    The Eadens Hermitage, Nilambur

    Mundukottackal Gardens

    The Eadens Hermitage, Nilambur The Eadens Hermitage is located at Mundukottackal Gardens, Main Road, Nilambur. Nilambur attracts guest who are fond of nature as well as wild life, giving the tourist a chance to explore i

    2,800.00 Avg/night

    Great Hornbill Resort, Nilambur

    Pookkottumpadom

    Great Hornbill Resort, Nilambur offers comfy and reasonable keep for each business and leisure travelers who looking for some economical decisions. It is a professionally managed hotel in the heart of the city. This prop

    3,920.00 Avg/night

    Nilambur Manor Hotel, Nilambur

    Ooty Road, Nilambu

    Nilambur Manor Hotel, Nilambur offers comfy and reasonable keep for each business and leisure travelers who looking for some economical decisions. It is a professionally managed hotel in the heart of the city. This prope

    3,500.00 Avg/night

    The Back Woods, Nilambur

    Naduvath P.O

    The Back Woods, Nilambur offers comfy and reasonable keep for each business and leisure travelers who looking for some economical decisions. It is a professionally managed hotel in the heart of the city. This property i

    2,000.00 Avg/night

    Tamarind KTDC, Nilambur

    Karimpuzha

    Tamarind KTDC, Nilambur KTDC Tamarind Nilambur is a budget property, located 158 km from Cochin International Airport, 4.3 km from Nilambur Railway Station. The hotel is equipped with an encore of impeccable amenities th

    1,800.00 Avg/night

    GD Internationals Redfort, Nilambur

    VK Road

    GD Internationals Redfort, Nilambur offers comfy and reasonable keep for each business and leisure travelers who looking for some economical decisions. It is a professionally managed hotel in the heart of the city. This

    5,500.00 Avg/night

    Puthiyakovilakam Heritage Homestay, Nilambur

    NILAMBUR KOVILAKAM

    Puthiyakovilakam Heritage Homestay, Nilambur All the hotels rooms are equipped with facilities like, tea/coffee maker, LCD color television, direct dial telephone, channel music; attached washroom with shower and twenty

    5,000.00 Avg/night

    Rose international Hotel, Nilambur

    Kodathipadi

    Rose international Hotel, Nilambur offers comfy and reasonable keep for each business and leisure travelers who looking for some economical decisions. It is a professionally managed hotel in the heart of the city. This p

    4,000.00 Avg/night

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    Teak Museum - The Teak museum is located about 4 km from the town of Nilambur, on the Nilambur-Gudallur route. The museum is also popular for being the world’s first teak museum where visitors can get all possible information related to teak trees. This museum was established by the Kerala Forest Research Institute, in coordination with the Kerala Forest Department. Information related to different aspects of the teak tree, including cultural, historic, aesthetic and scientific information, is available in the museum. The museum consists of paintings of some of the oldest teak trees in the region; and the entrance door of the museum is also made of teak wood. The oldest teak tree in the region is named as Kannimara. One of the most important features of the museum is the root system of a mature teak tree, which is also very popular among visitors. Visitors will also find small replicas and miniatures of ships and small boats, made of wood. Within the museums, logs of 116 year old trees are also kept in proper condition. The Teak Museum also consists of a library where literature related to teak wood is available

     

    Adyanpara Waterfalls - Located in the village of Kurmbalangod in the Nilambur Taluk, is the Adyanpara Waterfalls that is surrounded by dense forest cover. People here, believe that the water from this waterfall is naturally purified and has medicinal properties.

     

    The Biggest Living Teak: Kannimara teak - Located in the Parambikulam Wildlife Sanctuary in the Palghat District of Kerala, is the biggest living teak tree known by the name of Kannimara, which is about 47.5 m tall. The tree is located at a distance of 80 km from the region of Nilambur.

     

    Nedumkayam - About 18 km from the region of Nilambur is the rain forest by the name of Nedumkayam. Within the rain forest, is an old wooden house that was built during the British colonial days. In order to enter the forest zone, travellers have to obtain prior permission from the Forest Department. There is also an elephant taming centre established within the forest zone.

     

    Central Forest Nursery - One of the four central forest nurseries present in Kerala, is the Central Forest Nursery, which was established during the year 1997, by the Kerala Forest Department. Some of the important species of plantations found here include eucalyptus, teak, acacia etc. Production here, is in large quantities in the form of root trainer seedlings and rooted cuttings.

     

    The Elembalai hill - Elembalai Hill is located on the Tamil Nadu-Kerala border, at the place of origin of the Chaliyar river. These hills are located amidst dense forests and bamboo woods. Several varieties of animals and birds can be found here, including elephants, deer, bisons, blue monkeys, bearss, wild cats and dogs.

     

    Valamthode Waterfalls - 27 km from the region of Nilambur and beyond River Chaliyar, is the Valamthode Falls. The waterfall is located in a tribal settlement and is reachable through the Areekode-Mukkam Road route.

     

    The Teak plantation - Conolly's Plot - The teak plantation, which is also known by the name of Conolly’s Plot, is a vast plot that extends over a total area of 2.31 hectares. This plot has been named after H.V. Conolly, who was the collector of the region during the British rule. He played a main role in developing teak plantations all over the region around Nilambur, with assistance from a forest officer by the name of Shri Chanthu Menon, who was his subordinate. This teak plantation was established in between the years 1842 to 1844, which is why it is also popular as the world’s first teak plantation. The plot is also popular for one of the oldest teak trees still standing. Shri Chanthu Menon is said to have been buried near the teak garden as a matter of respect.

     

    Aruvacode: land of potters & pottery works - A small village located near the region of Nilambur, is Aruvacode, which is very popular for its work related to pottery. The village is inhabited by traditional potters, but because of the increasing use of substitutes, they are slowly giving up the art. The traditional artisan community called Kumbham, was also formed here to explore the possibilities of pottery. Kumbham products are very popular in the region of Kerala.  

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