About Nelliyampathy

Nelliampathy is hill station surrounded by tea and coffee plantations 60 kms from Palakkad. The scenic beauty of the Western Ghats and the wealthy rivers originated from these hills make Nelliyampathy unique and a pleasant place to visit.The height of the hills ranges from 467 m to 1572 m. The hills of Nelliyampathy are also famous for its orange cultivation and rich variety of flora and fauna. Nelliampathy, is also known for the trekking trails and the amazing climate which enhance the whole experience. There is a lot more in Nelliyampathy than just sightseeing and adventure activities. The tourists get attracted to the weavers’ community and the local handloom at Koothampully .The attractive woven handloom was famous with the Mysore royalty. Privately owned hotels and resorts are located at various points, as one goes up the hills of Nelliyampathy. The bio-farms located here are a major landmark as one proceeds up before reaching the topmost point at Palagapandi estate. The estate has a quaint bungalow, built during the period of the British rule in India, and has now been converted into a private owned resort. At Kaikatty, a community hall is available, which is usually used as a base by those interested in trekking.

The Destination

The pleasant surroundings makes it an unblemished spot to spend quality time far away from the noise and pollution of the city. The Nelliyampathy hills and mountains are a part of the Sahyadri ranges in the Western Ghats. The varied heights of the peaks give the region a distinct look  Misty Green valleys which provide a breathtaking views of greenvalleys are every tourist’s dream destination. Paddy farms, bio farms and orange cultivation make Nelliyampathy an eco-tourism destination too.

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