Valparai - A medley of greenery and quietude!
Tucked away in the cradle of the Western Ghats, Valparai is the right refuge for soulful wanderers seeking peace in the arms of Mother Nature. Near Pollachi, in the Coimbatore district of Tamilnadu, lies this spellbindingly picturesque hill station. The vast stretches of tea plantations carpet the hill station in shades of green, creating a scenic and soothing landscape that captivates and rejuvenate anyone who visits. The jaw-dropping waterfalls that cascade down the hills amidst verdant surroundings add to the refreshing ambience of the green paradise.

Valparai - City Guide

Valparai's secluded and unspoiled nature makes it an offbeat destination, ideal for travelers interested in discovering less-explored places. The region is rich in biodiversity, providing ample opportunities for wildlife enthusiasts to spot various species of animals and birds in their natural habitat. If you love adventures, the nearby hills and forests provide opportunities for hiking, nature walks, and many other adrenaline-pumping activities. The scenic drive to Valparai through treacherous hairpin bends and dense forest is an experience in itself and the comfy stay amidst picturesque tea plantations is something to cherish for a lifetime.


  • Valparai Hill Station is surrounded by the Anamalai Tiger Reserve (Indira Gandhi Sanctuary).
  • The journey to Valparai involves navigating through around 40 steep, hairpin bends, making it an adventurous drive.
  • The pleasant climate throughout the year ensures that Valparai is an inviting destination for travelers in all seasons.
  • Valparai is home to the second-largest rock dam in Asia, the Sholayar Dam.
  • Valparai plays a crucial role in wildlife conservation, providing a safe habitat for the endemic wild ungulate, Nilgiri Tahr.
  • Valparai receives among the highest rainfall in the region during the Monsoon.


BY AIR: Coimbatore International Airport is the nearest airport, 120 Km away from Valparai.

BY RAIL: Pollachi Junction Railway Station and Coimbatore Junction Railway Station are the nearest railway station to Valparai, situated at a distance of 64.6 Km and 105.5 Km respectively.

BY ROAD: State Government Buses are easily available from Coimbatore, Pollachi, Palani, Chalakudi, and Athirappilly to Valparai.