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Nelliyampathy Hills

Nelliyampathy hills are located in Nenmara in Palakkad district. The cloud touching peaks of the mighty Nelliyampathy hills are a sight to catch. The height of Nelliyampathy hills confines from approximately 467m to 1572m and it has an extremely calming effect on the travelers. To reach Nelliyampathy you have to take the road starting from Nenmara to Pothundy dam. Pothundy dam is one of the oldest dams in India. There are 10 hairpin bends you will have to pass while travelling to Nelliyampathy hills. Pothundy dam is a beautiful place where you will have the opportunity to for boating and enjoy the scenic beauty of the surroundings. As Ghat road ends up its way to Nelliyampathy at several places there are viewpoints from where the splendid view of Palakkad district can be enjoyed. Extensive paddy fields are indeed an eye-catching view. It offers an alluring view of Palakkad gap, which is a geographical phenomenon in the Western Ghats formation in this area. On the way to the Nelliyampathy Hills, you will be able to enjoy the bio farming in the private farms and vast areas of tea estates owned by various plantation companies. Nelliyampathy Hills are very famous for its orange cultivation. As you go up to the Nelliyampathy hills you can spot privately managed hotels and resorts. The bio-farms situated here are a major milestone as you go up before reaching the Palagapandi Estate. Seetharkundu is a place where you can enjoy the astonishing view of the valley and a 100m high waterfall. Nelliyampathy is a seldom known bliss near Palakkad. From Palagapandy you can either trek or go by a jeep to reach Mampara, another alluring viewpoint at Nelliyampathy. Near Palagapandy, there are vast areas of tea, coffee and cardamom plantations, which allow you spot wildlife like elephants, squirrels, leopards etc. Nelliyampathy is one of the very few destinations in India, which is an ideal place for nature lovers to nourish in splendid sightseeing opportunities all year round. The climate is pleasant throughout the year and during summer, the temperature may go up to 33 degree Celsius. Nelliyampathy gets heavy rain during June to September and it remains completely drenched during these months. On the way to Nelliyampathy hills, you will be able to get a panoramic view of mountain ranges and terrains. Nelliyampathy can be considered as the untouched beauty. Because it is still not a choice for the travel community. Nelliyampathy is not a publicized hill station so there are no particular sightseeing spot where we can go and enjoy the views. You will have to enjoy the splendid views on the way to your destination. Kesavanpara is another viewpoint in Nelliyampathy, 4 kilometers away from Neliiyampathy town. Considering the vast stretch of dense greenery at Nelliyampathy there are numerous options to enjoy nature. On the way you can stop by and explore the dense forest but it will be quite risky as you may come across wild animals. It is an ideal place for people who are looking for Kerala holiday packages and Kerala Honeymoon Packages.

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