Keyword
Match

More Attractions

Athirapally And ...
Attappady
Devikulam
Dhoni
Echo Point
Grampi
Idukki
Ilaveezhapoonchira
Lakkidi
Mattupetti
More Info...
Region
East India
West India
North India
South India
Central India
Adventure Wildlife
Beaches
Historical
Spiritual
Deccan Odyssey
Fairy Queen Train
Palace on Wheels
The Royal Orient
World Time
Train Schedule
Currency Info
Distance Calculator
Indian Railway Reservation
Weather Report
STD Code
ISD Code
FAQ
Tips
Packing List
Must Explore
How to reach India
Travel risks
Foreign embassies in India
Indian embassies in Foreign
Facts about India
Visa & passport
Home>>South India>>Kerala>>More Attractions>>Nelliyampathy

Nelliyampathy

Nelliyampathy

Nelliyampathy, Travel to Nelliyampathy, Tourist attractions of Kerala, Hills Tours HolidaysLocation : 75 Kms from Palakkad, Kerala
Altitude : 1572 m above Sea Level
Main Attraction : Malampuzha
Main Languages :
Malayalam, Hindi, English

A forest ranges 75 kms. (travel time: 2 hours) from Palghat, the Nelliyampathy hills comprise a chain of ridges cut off from one another by valleys of dense evergreen forests and orange plantations The height of the hills range from 467 meters to the tallest peak Padagiri looming at 1572 meters.

Accessing Nelliyampathy from Palghat is a sensation on its own, as you negotiate over a dozen hairpin curves on the ghat road passing through the fascinating jungles of the Sahya Ranges. En route, 17 kms. from Palghat, the shimmering Pothundi Reservoir and its manicured surroundings make for an ideal stop over.

PRIME ATTRACTIONS :

Parambikjlam Wildlife Sanctuary
Sprawling over 285 sq. kms, this neighbouring sanctuary shelters the largest population of wild gaur (Bison). The Cannimare Teak Tree said to be the largest in the Asian continent towers roughly 5 kms away from Thunakadavu.

Thunakadavu
The headquarters of Parambikulam. Other wildlife such as the Nilgiri Langur, Sloth Bear, the Lion-tailed Macaque and Spotted Deer abound along with a handful of tigers and leopards.

Malampuzha
The garden complex around the dam at Malampuzha draws a large holiday and weekend crowd to itself. A small garden done in Japanese style adds a touch of exotic charm to the landscape. So does the hanging bridge across the canal.

HOW TO GET THERE

Air : The nearest airport is at Coimbatore in the neighbouring state of Tamilnadu, about 55 km from Palakkad.

Rail :
The nearest railway station is in Palakkad, about 5 km from Palakkad town.


Road :
The hills of Nelliyampathy lie at a distance of 75 kms from Palakkad. It takes 2 hours to travel to the place.

 

More Attractions in Kerala

>> Athirapally And Vazhachal ...

>> Attappady

>> Devikulam

>> Dhoni

>> Echo Point

>> Grampi

>> Idukki

>> Ilaveezhapoonchira

>> Lakkidi

>> Mattupetti

>> Meenvallam Waterfall

>> Munnar

>> Nelliyampathy

>> Pakshipathalam

>> Palakkad

>> Peermade

>> Peruvannamuzhi

>> Ponmudi

>> Pythal Mala

>> Rajamala

>> Topstation

>> Tusharagiri

>> Vagamon

>> Vythiri

>> Wagamon

>> Wayanad Hill Station  

 

More Information About Kerala

 
>> City >> Cuisine >> Fairs and Festivals
 

 

Comments for Nelliyampathy

 
 
 
 

User Gallery for this Page

 
View All Images for this Page (0)
 

Please login to add comments or upload Images

 
Email : Password :

 

 
 

East India  |  West India  |  North India  |  South India  |  Central India  |   By State  Theme tour  |   Rail tour  |  Travel Links  |  Site Map Contact us