Nelliyampathy"Take A Trip to The Tribal Beauty"

  • Sightseeing

     

    Seetharkundu Viewpoint - Seetharkundu Viewpoint is located at a distance of around 8 km from Nelliyampathy. It is believed that Lord Rama, Lord Lakshman and Goddess Sita rested here during their exile. The nearby Seetharkundu Waterfall, flanked by paddy fields, falls from a height of about 100 ft. This place is one of the organic farms engaged in cultivating coffee and tea. The site can be reached through buses from Palakkad via Nelliyampathy.

     

    Parambikulam Wildlife Sanctuary - This sanctuary covers an area of 285 sq km and is believed to be reorganised in 1985. Various tributaries of the Kuriarkutty River and Karappara River flow through this region. Kadar, Muduvar, Malasar and Malamalasar are some of the communities residing in this sanctuary. A few other human settlements existing in the in the sanctuary comprise the Sungam, Kadas Colony, Poopara and Earth Dam Colony. There are around 1049 species of insects, 124 species of butterflies, 61 species of reptiles and 268 species of birds inhabiting the sanctuary. 39 species of mammals, 47 species of fishes and 16 species of amphibians are also found here. Some of the commonly seen animals in this sanctuary are the Indian tiger, elephant, Nilgiri langur, leopard, sloth bear and sambar. Parambikulam Wildlife Sanctuary is situated between the Nelliyampathy ranges of Kerala and Anaimalai Hills of Tamil Nadu. The sanctuary is situated near a reservoir that is inhabited by aquatic fauna, including mugger crocodiles. It is believed to be established in the 19th century, soon after the after the division of this area into two parts, Sungam Forest and Parambikulam Forest Reserve.

     

    Nelliyampathy Hill - Nelliyampathy Hill, located in the Western Ghats, is popular for its beautiful tea, orange, coffee and cardamom plantations. At an altitude ranging between 467 m and 1572 m above sea level, these hills are suitable for trekking and provide a good view of Palakkad.

     

    Pothundi Reservoir - Pothundi Reservoir is believed to have been constructed in the 19th century for irrigation purposes. It is situated at a distance of around 17.5 km from Nelliyampathy, in a small village of Palakkad District. The reservoir is constructed across two tributaries of Ayalar River, namely the Meenchadyppuzha River and the Padippuzha River. This reservoir has been developed without a conventional concrete core, commonly used to offset the force exerted by high water pressure. It is believed to have been built without any cement mixture. Pothundi Reservoir is one of the important sources of drinking water in the region and is a famous picnic spot. Tourists can enjoy boating at the reservoir.

     

    Nemmara - Nemmara is a rural village situated at a distance of around 24.8 km from Nelliyampathy. This village has been divided into two parts, namely Nemmara and Vallangi. The place is popular for the Vela Festival, also known as the Nemmara-Vallangi Vela Festival. Another famous festival of this region is the Trissur Pooram that is celebrated after the harvesting of rice.

     

    Malampuzha Gardens - Malampuzha Gardens has a children’s park with toy train, a mini zoo and an aquarium. A canal, a swimming pool and a huge reservoir are situated within the premises of this garden. Facilities for activities like boating are also available in the garden.  It has a hanging bridge across the canal and a small Japanese style garden. A ropeway, located within this garden complex, is considered to be the only ropeway in South India. There is also a sculpture of Yakshi, made by the famous sculptor Kanai Kunhiraman. The Snake Park, Rock Garden, Telescope Tower, road train trips and thread gardens are other popular attractions of this complex. 

     

    Padagiri - Padagiri is considered as the tallest peak of the Nelliyampathy Hills and is at a height of around 1500 m above sea level. It is also known as Nellikota and is considered among the famous picnic spots around Nelliyampathy. It is famous for its beautiful teak plantations.

     

    Raja's Cliff - Raja's Cliff, also known as the Mampara Peak, is at an elevation of around 5250 ft above sea level. Forests, reservoirs, mountain ranges and waterfalls are visible from this cliff. This region has numerous coffee estates, beautiful tea gardens and cardamom plantations. Some of the animals that can be spotted by tourists here are elephants, sambar, leopards and giant squirrels.

     

    Palagapandi Estate - Palagapandi Estate is considered as the main landmark of Nelliyampathy Hill Station. It is famous for an old bungalow built during the British rule. The estate is covered with beautiful plantations of tea, coffee and cardamom.

     

    Nelliyampathy Guha - Nelliyampathy Guha is a group of caves located in the foothills of Nelliyampathy Hills. These caves were used as hideouts, stables and a waypoint for hunting animals, in the past. This place is a segregation point of the Manalar River and its two branches are named as the Bharathapuzha River and the Chalakudi River.

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  • Hotels of Nelliyampathy

    ITL Holidays And Resort, Nelliyampathy

    Kaikatty

    ITL Holidays And Resort, Nelliyampathy 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. Th

    1,590.00 Avg/night

    Green Land Farm House, Nelliyampathy

    Palagapandy

    Green Land Farm House, Nelliyampathy Green Land Farm Houses located in Nelliyampathy hills in the Western Ghats is a perfect getaway for any nature lover. The road to Nelliyampathy ends in one of the plantations or in th

    3,500.00 Avg/night

    Ciscilia Heritage, Nelliyampathy

    Ranimedu Estate

    Ciscilia Heritage, Nelliyampathy The resort is nestled in Nelliyampathi in Palakkad and has trouble free connectivity to places like Malampuzha Garden 65 km (approx.), Parambikulam Wildlife Sanctuary 107 km (approx.), Pa

    1,800.00 Avg/night

    The Whistling Thrush Bungalow, Nelliyampathy

    Poothundu Plantations

    The Whistling Thrush Bungalow, Nelliyampathy 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 ci

    4,500.00 Avg/night

    Orange Valley resort, Nelliyampathy

    Near Nelliyapathy Pulianbara Junction

    Orange Valley resort, Nelliyampathy 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

    3,500.00 Avg/night

  • Weather

     

    Seetharkundu Viewpoint - Seetharkundu Viewpoint is located at a distance of around 8 km from Nelliyampathy. It is believed that Lord Rama, Lord Lakshman and Goddess Sita rested here during their exile. The nearby Seetharkundu Waterfall, flanked by paddy fields, falls from a height of about 100 ft. This place is one of the organic farms engaged in cultivating coffee and tea. The site can be reached through buses from Palakkad via Nelliyampathy.

     

    Parambikulam Wildlife Sanctuary - This sanctuary covers an area of 285 sq km and is believed to be reorganised in 1985. Various tributaries of the Kuriarkutty River and Karappara River flow through this region. Kadar, Muduvar, Malasar and Malamalasar are some of the communities residing in this sanctuary. A few other human settlements existing in the in the sanctuary comprise the Sungam, Kadas Colony, Poopara and Earth Dam Colony. There are around 1049 species of insects, 124 species of butterflies, 61 species of reptiles and 268 species of birds inhabiting the sanctuary. 39 species of mammals, 47 species of fishes and 16 species of amphibians are also found here. Some of the commonly seen animals in this sanctuary are the Indian tiger, elephant, Nilgiri langur, leopard, sloth bear and sambar. Parambikulam Wildlife Sanctuary is situated between the Nelliyampathy ranges of Kerala and Anaimalai Hills of Tamil Nadu. The sanctuary is situated near a reservoir that is inhabited by aquatic fauna, including mugger crocodiles. It is believed to be established in the 19th century, soon after the after the division of this area into two parts, Sungam Forest and Parambikulam Forest Reserve.

     

    Nelliyampathy Hill - Nelliyampathy Hill, located in the Western Ghats, is popular for its beautiful tea, orange, coffee and cardamom plantations. At an altitude ranging between 467 m and 1572 m above sea level, these hills are suitable for trekking and provide a good view of Palakkad.

     

    Pothundi Reservoir - Pothundi Reservoir is believed to have been constructed in the 19th century for irrigation purposes. It is situated at a distance of around 17.5 km from Nelliyampathy, in a small village of Palakkad District. The reservoir is constructed across two tributaries of Ayalar River, namely the Meenchadyppuzha River and the Padippuzha River. This reservoir has been developed without a conventional concrete core, commonly used to offset the force exerted by high water pressure. It is believed to have been built without any cement mixture. Pothundi Reservoir is one of the important sources of drinking water in the region and is a famous picnic spot. Tourists can enjoy boating at the reservoir.

     

    Nemmara - Nemmara is a rural village situated at a distance of around 24.8 km from Nelliyampathy. This village has been divided into two parts, namely Nemmara and Vallangi. The place is popular for the Vela Festival, also known as the Nemmara-Vallangi Vela Festival. Another famous festival of this region is the Trissur Pooram that is celebrated after the harvesting of rice.

     

    Malampuzha Gardens - Malampuzha Gardens has a children’s park with toy train, a mini zoo and an aquarium. A canal, a swimming pool and a huge reservoir are situated within the premises of this garden. Facilities for activities like boating are also available in the garden.  It has a hanging bridge across the canal and a small Japanese style garden. A ropeway, located within this garden complex, is considered to be the only ropeway in South India. There is also a sculpture of Yakshi, made by the famous sculptor Kanai Kunhiraman. The Snake Park, Rock Garden, Telescope Tower, road train trips and thread gardens are other popular attractions of this complex. 

     

    Padagiri - Padagiri is considered as the tallest peak of the Nelliyampathy Hills and is at a height of around 1500 m above sea level. It is also known as Nellikota and is considered among the famous picnic spots around Nelliyampathy. It is famous for its beautiful teak plantations.

     

    Raja's Cliff - Raja's Cliff, also known as the Mampara Peak, is at an elevation of around 5250 ft above sea level. Forests, reservoirs, mountain ranges and waterfalls are visible from this cliff. This region has numerous coffee estates, beautiful tea gardens and cardamom plantations. Some of the animals that can be spotted by tourists here are elephants, sambar, leopards and giant squirrels.

     

    Palagapandi Estate - Palagapandi Estate is considered as the main landmark of Nelliyampathy Hill Station. It is famous for an old bungalow built during the British rule. The estate is covered with beautiful plantations of tea, coffee and cardamom.

     

    Nelliyampathy Guha - Nelliyampathy Guha is a group of caves located in the foothills of Nelliyampathy Hills. These caves were used as hideouts, stables and a waypoint for hunting animals, in the past. This place is a segregation point of the Manalar River and its two branches are named as the Bharathapuzha River and the Chalakudi River.

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