Nelliyampathy Tourism

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Nettikadan Biju

Nettikadan Biju5.0/5

15 reviews

Great place to travell on bikes

A scenic beauty created by God has many view points best for a short break of two days is Ideal Nelliyapatty a small hill station near palakad Kerala opens gate at 6am in morning the roads uphill is just great be there at 6am to just the Misty roads we were there on 14 and 15 August, reach top you have ITL resort a good place to stay then go to suicide point or seethargundu as it is known has a great view almost one km in stretch please don't look down as it's almost 2000 ft from there we can organic farms, then go for small drive between tea and coffee estates for a small and beautiful water falls, on the way back you have hanging bridge, kesavan rock view, AVT Tea company and back to town there's an excellent view point and finally don't ever miss The Jeep trekking just ultimate it's bit costly but the through the forest is the most trilling part finally when you leave Nelliyapatty you will never say bye but will say see you soon as you come Down cost a beautiful dam to climb up to the dam you need energy as you will have to climb 120 steps Cost this place and have fun

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  • Great place to travell on bikes
  • Great place to travell on bikes

Ajmal Rafeeq

Ajmal Rafeeq4.3/5

74 reviews


Nelliyampathy is a small hill station in palakkad district of Kerala. It's a beautiful place to be in. It's rich in flora and fauna. Its a good weekend get away. Entry only 6 am to 6 pm and it has gardens trekking suicide points and the the waterfall at the end of the suicide point you can go there get down into waterfall and have fun in water. Those who love walking only will enjoy it because its a up and down climb of total close to 6kms. Den u have another view point. Thats much it about Nelliyampathy. Its has lots tea and coffee plantation:) Its great weekend getaway for relaxation :)

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Nelliyampathy Overview

Nelliyampathy is located near the town of Palakkad in Kerala, close to the Kerala-Tamil Nadu border. The Nelliyampathy hills and mountains form a part of the Sahyadri ranges in the Western Ghats. The varied heights of the peaks give the region a distinct look. Covered with valleys and green forests, the mountain range of Nelliyampathy has many tea, coffee and cardamom plantations.

Things to do in Nelliyampathy

Steep ways through farms and tea estates lead to Nelliyampathy, making it ideal for a drive. Picnic spots like Porthundy dam which offer boating and a rare geographical formation like Palakkad gap, also attract people to this hill station. With an altitude of 1572 m, the Nellikota mountain ranges are the highest in the region. Other important peaks are Vela Vanchan, Mayanmudi, Vellachimudi and Valiyavana.

The resort at Palagapandi Estate, the highest point of Nelliyampathy holds relics of a gorgeous past. A bungalow of British origin and an estate covered with vast plantations make it the perfect place to hang out. The adjoining areas are also ideal to spot wildlife. Giant squirrels, Indian gaur, leopards and elephants along with many varieties of birds are abundant in adjoining areas.

Mampara is a great trekking point and is reachable by jeep. Trekkers can also visit Kaikatty, which has a community hall that serves as a base for the same. The hills of Nelliyampathy also make it a great spot to get a good view of the Sholayar pass. Another famous holiday spot is Seethakundu with a 100m waterfall. Parambikulam, Malampuzha Gardens, Raja's Cliff and the wildlife sanctuary are other places of interest here. Tourists can opt for Nelliyampathy holiday packages to either indulge in adventure activities or just soak in the beauty of the place.

Travelling to Nelliyampathy

There is a lot to Nelliyampathy tourism than just sightseeing and adventure activities. The weavers’ community and the local handloom at Koothampully also draw a lot of tourists. The beautifully woven handloom was famous with the royalty of Mysore. Paddy farms, bio farms and orange cultivation make Nelliyampathy an eco-tourism destination.

The best time to visit Nelliyampathy is from September to May. Nelliyampathy is well connected by bus to several cities in South India. Tourists can also reach Nelliyampathy by taking a train to Palakkad while the nearest airport is at Coimbatore, which is well connected to the rest of the country.

Accommodation options in Nelliyampathy

Privately owned hotels and resorts provide many hotel options in Nelliyampathy.

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