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Places of Intrest

Valparai is located Near by area of Anamalai Tiger Reserve. This Sanctuary is situated at an altitude of 1,400 meters in the Western Ghats near Pollachi (about 90 kms. from Coimbatore). The area of the sanctuary is 958 sq. kms. It has various kinds of fauna like elephant, gaur, tiger, panther, sloth bear, deer, wild bear, wild dog, porcupine, flying squirrel, jackal, pangolin, civet cat and birds like rocket-tailed drongo, re-whiskered bulbul, black headed oriole, tree pie, spotted dove, green pigeon, etc. The Amaravathy reservoir in the Anamalais has a large number of crocodiles. There are also many places of scenic beauty such as Karainshola, Anaikunthi shola, grass hills, water falls, groves, teak forests, estates, dams and reservoirs.

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Chinnakallar

Chinnakallar Falls

Chinnakalar is a geographically important place. It is the second highest  rain fall area in India. Always found wet and misty. A greenish dense forest with tall majestic trees all along the road to Chinnakalar a pleasure to enjoy. There is a falls in Chinnakallar which sounds like a roaring lion. Situated  at a distance of 15kms from Valparai.

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Valley Views

Loams View point

This is a beautiful view point to view Aliar Dam & surrounding mountains of western Ghats. This is situated in 9 th hairpin bend.

Tiger Valley

Tiger Vally is Located Enroute to Valparai from Attakatty. from here you can see Kadamparai area and Navamalai.

Number Parai

This is also a beautiful view point. Near by Sangiliroad near Valparai.

Nallamudi Poonjolai

This is also a beautiful view point. Near by Anaimudi and Nallamudi Estate

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Dams & Rivers

Sholayar dam

It is the second deepest dam of Asia. Situated  at a distance of 20 Kms., from Valparai.  An active tourist spot found always busy. A beautiful place to visit. This Dam storage capacity is 160 feet. 2 hydro power plant is there.

Nirar dam

This dam is built for multipurpose project such as irrigation, Hydro electricity production. Dam is situated in a wonderful location covered by a dense forest. There is a waterfalls near by the dam which resembles the Cascade. Situated  at a distance of 15kms from Valparai.

Koozhangal River

Koozhangal river is one of the best spot for Bathing. Clear and Chill water containing caloric and its continual motion. In this river right side area is the only safty place for bathing. Please respect Warinig Boards Always.

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Worship

Karamalai Annai Vellankanni Church

Lot of miracles happened by Vellankanni Matha. Fesitivel takes place every year during September 8th. New church was built in the year 2003. A place to enjoy spiritual peaceful environment. Many people visit  this Church daily. Situated  at a distance of 10kms from Valparai.

Balaji temple

Balaji temple is owned by the Peria Karamalai tea Industries. Situated in Karamalai. Very famous beautiful temple. Situated  at a distance of 10kms from Valparai

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Nearest Places of interest 

Athirapally (Kerala)

Athirappilly is popular among tourists. Athirappilly Falls (Punnagai Mannan Falls) is one of the best places to visit in Kerala. Another popular waterfall to visit is the Vazhachal Falls.

Topslip

Topslip is located above the 800 feet from the sea level on the Anamalai mountain range and in the Anamalai Tiger Reserve.

Parambikulam

Parambikulam Tiger Reserve is the most protected ecological piece of Anamalai Mountain sub part of Western Ghats,

Aliyar

Aliyar Dam is a reservoir located 27 KM away from pollachi on the foothills of Valparai, in the Anamalai range of the Western Ghats, Park, aquarium and Monkey Falls are the best spots.

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Reaching Valparai


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40 Hairpin Bends from Aliyar, with in 40 Kms. Coordinates - 10.37°N 76.97°E

104-kms drive from Coimbatore via Pollachi, from Pollachi to Valparai is an exotic experience. En route is the Anamalai Tiger Reserve Sanctuary where Tiger, Leapard, lion-tailed macaque, the common langur, Malabar giant squirrel, elephant, gaur, spotted deer, sambar, barking deer and wild boar reside.

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Valparai Weather

 

The best time to visit would be between October and March when the weather is chill and pleasant. During April and May the weather is sunny though not heaty is ideal for outdoor photography. June to August is rainy season, and one can enjoy a hot cup of coffee looking at the rain drops glistening on the beautiful green tea plantations from the room.

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