Nelliyampathy is a perfect holiday spot for visitors in Kerala. Nelliyampathy is widely recognized as Nelliampathi and lies close to Palakkad, about 54 Kms from the city. The place is bounded by tea and coffee plantations and offers a very pleasant environment. There are about 10 hairpin bends that have to be negotiated on the way to Nelliyampathy.
Nelliyampathy is the perfect location for eco-tourism. Perched at a height of 1585 m above the sea level on the Western Ghats, Nelliyampathy is a beautiful place. Vellachimudi, Mayanmudi, Valiyavana and Vela Vanchan are some of the important peaks in this mountain range. Padagiri is the highest peak situated on the Nellikotta mountain ranges.
Nelliyampathy Hills is blessed with Tea/ Coffee/ Pepper/ few Orange Plantations, Deep Forest, Breathtaking Nature Views, Waterfalls during rainly season and this Hill Station is also suited for Trekking, Jeep Safari, Bird and Animal Watching. Once you start from Palakkad City towards Nelliyampathy Hills via Koduvayur, you will enjoy lush greenaries on both sides of the road. The hills of Nelliyampathy are also well known for its orange cultivation.
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.
Getting thereNearest railway station: Palakkad Railway Station.
Nearest airport: Coimbatore Airport.
Lattitude:10.538952, Longitude: 76.69364