Nelliyampathy is a small mystical hill town which experiences tropical type of weather conditions. The summers are hot while the winters in the town are very pleasant and usually serve as the perfect time to explore the treasure trove of the place. Nelliyampathy is better known as Poor Man’s Ooty, due to its unexplored virgin hill station status, famed for its large bio-farms, plantations and orange gardens.

Top Things to do in Nelliyampathy

1)Nelliyampathy Hills 

From the town of Nenmara in Palakkad district, the cloud-caressed peaks of the majestic Nelliyampathy hill ranges are a sight to behold. The height of the hills ranges from 467 m to 1572 m.

Activity: Trekking

Open Time: 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM


A popular picnic spot among locals as well as tourists, Padagiri is believed to be the tallest peak of Nelliyampathy Hills. Fondly referred to as Nellikota, it stands at an altitude of 1500 m above the sea level.

The most striking feature of the peak is the gorgeous teak plantation.

Activity: Sit Site Viewing

Open Time: 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM

3)Seetharkundu Viewpoint 

Seetharkundu Viewpoint situated just 8 km from Nelliyampathy is believed to be the resting place for Lord Rama, Lord Lakshman and Goddess while on exile.

Adorned with Seetharkundu Waterfall falling from an altitude of 100 ft and flanked by paddy fields, you will also find the aroma of coffee in the air from coffee fields as well as tea plantations. Buses are easily available from Palakkad till Seetharkundu Viewpoint.

Activity: Site Viewing

Open Time: 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM


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