Nelliyampathy Travel Essentials


4.3 /5 (66 ratings) Rate This Destination


Ideal duration: 1-2 days

Best Time: October to March Read More

Planning a Trip? Ask Your Question

Also Refered As:


Nelliyampathy Tourism

With plenty of unexplored treasures, Nelliyampathy is a hill station located near the Kerala and Tamil Nadu border offering bounty of nature and lush green surroundings of tea, coffee and cardamom plantations. The town is also ornamented with a variety of flora, fauna and picturesque tourist attractions. 

A perfect place for eco-tourism and romantic holidays, the region comprises of peaks of altitude ranging from 500m to 1600m providing an incredible trekking trail for adventure buffs. Apart from this, Nenmara Vellanghy vela take place in the month of April. It is one of the most colourful festivals celebrated on the shores of Kerala with great vigour and enthusiasm. Bestowed with the best of all the elements, Nelliyampathy is a perfect getaway for all kind for vacationers.

Top Hotels In Nelliyampathy

How to Reach Nelliyampathy

How to Reach Overview

Nelliyampathy can be reached via a well-connected and well-maintained network of roads.

How to reach Nelliyampathy by flight

The nearest airbase to the town of Nelliyampathy is Coimbatore airport which is situated about 120 km from your destination. The airport is well connected to several major cities of India as well other neighbouring countries including the Middle East and South East Asia. Taxis are easily available outside the airport for a comfortable ride to the town.

How to reach Nelliyampathy by road

Nelliyampathy is well connected to many cities of South India via various bus services. National Highway 47 passes through Nenmara, the nearest point to the town which is approachable from cities like Bangalore, Coimbatore and Chennai through inter-state buses. State-owned buses, as well as private buses, plies regularly within the state.

How to reach Nelliyampathy by train

Palakkad station lying nearly 60 km from Nelliyampathy serves as the nearest railway station. It is a major junction connected with many other cities in India. Take a taxi from the station to the required destination.

Local transport in Nelliyampathy

Nelliyampathy is a hill town where you can easily get a taxi or a cab for commuting in and around the region. Prefer a SUV as a taxi considering the rocky terrain of the area. Apart from exploring the wilderness of the town on foot, other option remains to be of renting a private jeep which is also considered to be a good option. The jeeps can be hired for Rs. 500 to Rs. 1000 per day for a trip to coffee plantations and other popular places in the town. Other than that, avoid travelling the place during summers when the weather tends to be quite hot.

Nelliyampathy Photos

Nelliyampathy, Kerala
Parambikulam Wildlife Sanctuary

+ 9

FAQs on Nelliyampathy

What is famous about Nelliyampathy?

The land between clouds. Great weekend getaway.

What is not so good about Nelliyampathy?

The place is damp during monsoons.

Who should visit Nelliyampathy?

Nelliyampathy is a great weekend getaway for those living in South India. The scenic beauty and pleasant weather here makes for a good break from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.

What is the best time to visit Nelliyampathy?

Nelliyampathy is a small mystical hill town which experiences tropical type of weather conditions. The summers are hot while the winters in the town are very pleasant and usually serve as the perfect time to explore the treasure trove of the place. Hence, the months between September and February are the best time to visit Nelliyampathy. Another perfect time to make a trip to Nelliyampathy is during the monsoon season. The hill station receives ample amount of rainfall and look magnificient during this time of the year. It is also a great time to trek amidst the wilderness exploring the landscape. 
Read More

What is the local food in Nelliyampathy?

Nelliyampathy is a hill station where you may face problems with eating joints outside your hotel especially at higher altitude. However, the hotels or resort offer delicious food and take special order on request.
So make sure you carry food along with you while exploring the town.
Read More

What is the best way to reach Nelliyampathy?

Nelliyampathy can be reached via a well-connected and well-maintained network of roads.
Read More

What are the things to do in Nelliyampathy?

The top things to do in Nelliyampathy are Nelliyampathy Hills, Nenmara Vallanghy Vela, Parambikulam Wildlife Sanctuary, Nenmara, Shopping in Nelliyampathy, Trekking in Nelliyampathy. You can see all the places to visit in Nelliyampathy here

What are the places near Nelliyampathy?

The top places near to Nelliyampathy are Munnar which is 63 km from Nelliyampathy, Ooty which is located 97 km from Nelliyampathy, Anaimalai hills which is located 42 km from Nelliyampathy, Palakkad which is located 28 km from Nelliyampathy, Alleppey which is located 124 km from Nelliyampathy

Have a Question on Nelliyampathy?

Ask a question from the travellers who have

Popular Questions And Answers on Nelliyampathy

Nelliyampathy Reviews

Your rating

Rohit Shroff

6 years ago
- Carry a pair of sport shoes for there will be a lot of walking and hiking around.
- Make sure you take proper precautions before indulging in any sports activity including swimming and boating.< (Read More)br>- Plan your trip in winter season as summers experience heat and high humidity.
See 39 Hotels