Nelliyampathy kerala


Nelliyampathy is the prettiest hill station in Kerala with the most stupendous beauty of nature. The place is filled with serenity that soothes the nerves automatically for a refreshing break away from the city into the laps of mother nature. Tucked into the Western Ghats and surrounded by lush green tea and coffee plantations, Nelliyampathy is a perfect eco-tourism destination.

Specialty Of Nelliyampathy

The awe-inspiring beauty of its virgin hill station, endless spice plantations, and the chilling climate gave Nelliyampathy the name "Poor Man's Ooty". It is an absolute adventure spot which paves the way for all the amazing adventures like trekking, hand gliding, hiking etc.

One has to overcome about 10 daring hairpin curves on the way to Nelliyampathy that offers great views of the mist-clad mountains and the valleys around, that will spellbind you. As the roads are smooth, trekking to Nelliyampathy is truly an enjoyable experience. Apart from adventure activities, Nelliyampathy is known for its bio-farming and orange cultivation. Another specialty is that you can shop for good wine from here.

The huge tea and coffee plantations that dot the hill station add to its allure. It is possible for tourists to stroll slowly through these plantations, take in the clean mountain air, and take in the peace of the surroundings. The Seetharkundu Viewpoint, which provides stunning views of the Palakkad Gap and the surrounding mountain ranges, is one of the attractions of Nelliyampathy. It's the perfect place to take in the tranquil beauty of nature while watching breath-taking sunrises and sunsets. The hill station is home to a number of breath-taking waterfalls, including the Pothundy Dam Waterfalls and the Nelliyampathy Waterfalls. To get to these cascades, hikers must cross through woodlands. Once there, they can cool down in the icy waters, and there are lovely vistas, boating and picnicking opportunities, and a reservoir all around the dam. Here is a hidden treasure in Kerala that you really must see if you want to get away from the grind and spend some time in the lap of nature.

Best Time To Visit - Nelliyampathy

September to May is the best time to visit Nelliyampathy which is ideal for sightseeing.

Nearby Places To Visit - Nelliyampathy

Parambikulam Wildlife Sanctuary, Nenmara, Palagapandi Estate, Padagiri, Seetharkundu Viewpoint, Malampuzha Gardens.

How to reach Nelliyampathy ?

By Air : The nearest airport is the Coimbatore International Airport which is at a distance of 118.6 kilometres from Nelliyampathy.

By Train : The nearest railway station is Palakkad Railway Station which is at a distance of 57.7 kilometres from Nelliyampathy

By Road :Both KSRTC and private buses are easily available to Nelliyampathy