Places To Visit In Nelliyampathy

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Here are the top 14 tourist attractions to see in Nelliyampathy:

1. Nelliyampathy Hills

Must visit 3.5 /5 View 13+ photos

2 km
from city center
1 out of 14
places to visit in Nelliyampathy

Lying in the lap of Western Ghats, Nelliyampathy Hills are decorated with a wonderful sight of tea, coffee, cardamom and Orange plantation.

2. Nenmara Vallanghy Vela

2 out of 14
places to visit in Nelliyampathy

Colours, fireworks, cultural performances all come together in a beautiful amalgamation during the Vallangi Vela Festival in Nemmara. The festival is hosted in honour of the deity Bhagavathy at the Nellikulangara Bhagawathy Temple, on the 20th day of Meenam (a Malayalam month) where magnificently decorated elephants are taken out in a procession. The pandal is also illuminated beautifully and can be viewed from miles away. It is one of the most colourful festivals celebrated on the shores of Kerala with great vigour and enthusiasm.

3. Parambikulam Wildlife Sanctuary

Must visit 3.5 /5

18 km
from city center
3 out of 14
places to visit in Nelliyampathy

Parambikulam Wildlife Sanctuary paradise of nature blessed with best of flora and fauna lying nestled between Nelliyampathy ranges of Kerala and Annamalai Hills of Tamil Nadu.

4. Nenmara

Must visit 3.5 /5

13 km
from city center
4 out of 14
places to visit in Nelliyampathy

A picturesque village lying in the vicinity of Nelliyampathy about 25 km away, Nemmara is bifurcated in to tow parts namely Nemmara and Vallangi. The main attraction of the village is Vela Festival or Nemmara-Vallangi Vela festival.

5. Shopping in Nelliyampathy

3.0 /5

0 km
from city center
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The town is work of art where the main attraction is its raw nature. So if you are going around for shopping in the town, buy different varieties of tea and coffee. The region is also known for good wine as well as organic items.

6. Trekking in Nelliyampathy

3.1 /5

17 km
from city center
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places to visit in Nelliyampathy

Given the terrain, peaks and cliffs, the area is quite popular for its trekking trails, often marked by some spectacular viewpoints.

7. Palagapandi Estate

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0 km
from city center
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Palagapandi Estate is the most popular tourist attraction in this picturesque hill town. The estate houses a charming old Bungalow established under the British rule.

8. Padagiri

3.1 /5

3 km
from city center
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places to visit in Nelliyampathy

A popular picnic spot among locals as well as tourists, Padagiri is believed to be the tallest peak of Nelliyampathy Hills. Fondly referred to as Nellikota, it stands at an altitude of 1500 m above the sea level.

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9. Seetharkundu Viewpoint

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3 km
from city center
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places to visit in Nelliyampathy

The viewpoint is synonymous to some more tantalizing visuals that will leave you completely spell bind. Seetharkundu Viewpoint situated just 8 km from Nelliyampathy is believed to be the resting place for Lord Rama, Lord Lakshman and Goddess while on exile.

10. Boating

3.1 /5

7 km
from city center
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places to visit in Nelliyampathy

With a number of reservoirs and lakes, boating tends be a popular activity in the town.

11. Raja's Cliff

3.1 /5

8 km
from city center
11 out of 14
places to visit in Nelliyampathy

A small part of the beautiful hill town of Nelliyampathy, Raja's Cliff is complete package of flora, fauna and picture perfect views. With an elevation of nearly 5250 ft above the sea level, the cliff offers spell binding views of mountain ranges, reservoirs, waterfalls and forests.

12. Malampuzha Gardens

3.1 /5

33 km
from city center
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places to visit in Nelliyampathy

Malampuzha Gardens are nothing short of an amusement park and a paradise for kids. The gardens house a children's park along with a mini zoo, toy train and an aquarium.

13. Pothundi Reservoir

3.1 /5

8 km
from city center
13 out of 14
places to visit in Nelliyampathy

An ancient spot believed to be created in 19th century; the main purpose of Pothundi Reservoir was irrigation. Situated in a village of Palakkad District about 18 km from Nelliyampathy, the reservoir is across Padippuzha River and Meenchadyppuzha River, the distributaries of River Ayalar.

14. Shimmering Pothundi Reservoir

3.1 /5

7 km
from city center
14 out of 14
places to visit in Nelliyampathy

Sprawling over a massive area of 10,930 hectares, Shimmering Pothundi Reservoir is constructed on two tributaries of River Ayalar namely Meenchadyppuzha and Padippuzha.

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Can you suggest an itinerary for Nelliyampathy?

Day 1- Arrive at Nelliyampathy and rest. Then visit Poothundi dam, Seetharkundu view Point, Green Valley Farm, Orange Farm.
Day 2- Visit the Kesavanpara View Point and Karapara Water Falls.

How can I commute within 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.
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What are the top sightseeing places in Nelliyampathy?

The top sightseeing places in Nelliyampathy are Nelliyampathy Hills, Nenmara Vallanghy Vela, Parambikulam Wildlife Sanctuary, Nenmara, Shopping in Nelliyampathy, Trekking in Nelliyampathy.
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