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(Nelliyampathy is also spelled as Neliyampathy / Nelliampathi)
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State: Kerala
District: Palakkad
Famous for/as: Hill Station
Languages: Malayalam, English
Best Season: Throughout the year
Weather: Summer 20-35°, Winter 16-28°C
Altitude: 467-1572 m
Pincode: 67850x
STD code: 0491
Nelliyampathy is one of the little known hill stations of South India. According to some historians, a rich civilization existed in Nelliyampathy during Tamil Sangam era. This picturesque tourist spot is located 52 km from Palakkad. Nelliyampathi is blessed with ever green forests with a number of wild animals like elephants, hill squirrels and bisons. The sprawling tea gardens, coffee, cardamom and orange plantations add beauty to this wonderful summer destination ideal for booking Kerala honeymoon tours.

While driving towards Nelliyampathy, one has to negotiate a dozen hairpin bends with breathtaking views of valleys and mountains covered in a green blanket. Nelliyampathy is connected with roads from Palakkad and Coimbatore. Though there are bus services available but their frequency is very less. Hiring a car from Palakkad or Coimbatore would be an ideal solution.

Nelliyampathy consists of mountain ranges from 500 mts to 1600 mts providing immense opportunities for trekkers and adventure buffs. Kakatty serves as an ideal base camp with various trekking and other facilities. Nelliyampathy also provides great opportunities for hand gliding.

Nelliyampathy is the perfect location for eco tourism. Perched at a height of 1585 mts 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.
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Nelliyampathy is a scenic tourist destination that is located in the State of Kerala. It is located in the Palakkad district. There are a few local transport options that are available to the traveler and they include, jeeps, taxis and getting around on foot.


Due to the hilly terrain, the best option is to hire a jeep for local travel. Jeeps are best suited to climbing steep slopes and can be found near the city center. They usually cost around Rs 500 to 1000 for day trips to the coffee plantations and other local sites.


Taxis and cabs can be hired through the resorts and hotels. These are a safer option and they cost between Rs 7 and Rs 12 per kilometer. SUV’s such as Toyota Qualis are available for hire and they are ideal for traveling in groups.

On Foot

Since the town is quite small, the main places of attraction can be reached on foot. This is a good way to get around the place, without spending too much on transport.
Comments (4) Reviews (8)
finest place 2 see the viewpoints around.....
Posted by sabucharles 4 year ago
One of the finest place to visit and enjoy
Posted by Preetha 6 year, 50 days ago
we planing to visit there pls suggest most beautiful thing.......................
Posted by manjesh 4 year, 6 months ago

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