Valparai Hill Station

Photo Credit : Thangaraj Kumaravel

Valparai is a hill station in the Coimbatore district of Tamil Nadu, India. Valparai is a mid-elevation hill station. The tea plantations are surrounded by evergreen forest. The region is also a rich elephant tract and is known to have many leopards.

The drive to the town from Pollachi passes through the Indira Gandhi Wildlife Sanctuary noted for elephants, boars, lion-tailed macaques, gaur, spotted deer, sambar, and giant squirrels. The area is also rich in birds, including the great hornbill. Water bodies at Monkey Falls and Aliyar Dam are also seen en route. Valparai receives among the highest rainfall in the region during the monsoons.

Valparai does not mean only a single town; it stands majestically with Green Spread Mountains and forest all around. Facility with kind hospitality for you is assured at Valparai. All your needs such as boarding, food, shopping can be satisfied by esteemed Lodges, Hotels and Shops.

The unique grass forests, Grass Hills, is also located near Valparai. The hill sports tall grass and houses elephants, boars, cheetah and other wild animals. In addition, one can drive around the mountain tea estates enjoying the pleasant climate and forget the once dense forest that have paved the way for tea bushes. 64-km drive from Pollachi to Valparai is itself an exotic experience. En route is the Indira Gandhi Wild Life Sanctuary where lion-tailed macaque, the Nilgiri and the common langur, Malabar giant squirrel, elephant, gaur, spotted deer, sambar, barking deer and wild boar reside.


Places to Visit

  • Indira Gandhi Wildlife Sanctuary and National Park
  • Parambikulam Tiger Reserve
  • Eravikulam National Park
  • Vazhachal Falls
  • Aliyar Dam
  • Loam’s View Point
  • Tiger Valley
  • Sri Balaji Temple
  • Chitti Vinayagar Temple
  • Karamalai Annai Velankanni Church
  • Sholayar Dam
  • Nirar dam
  • Chinnakallar Watrerfalls
  • Nallamudi Poonjolai Vally
  • Number Parai
  • Grass Hills
  • Kadamparai Dam
  • Athirapally Waterfalls
  • Manampalli Forest

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