Located 64 km from Pollachi near Coimbatore, Valparai is surrounded by tea plantations in every direction. The drive from Pollachi to Valparai is full of sharp hairpin bends en route. Situated 1,067 m above sea level on the Anamalai mountain range, one can go for adventurous drives in the neighboring mountains. Other places of interest in and around Valparai are the dams of Aliyar, Sholayar and Nirar.Sholayar, 20 km from Valparai is the second –deepest dam of Asia.Nirar is a multi purpose dam in the midst of dense forests. There is also a beautiful and breathtaking waterfall 15 km from a Valparai.Another place of interest is Chinnakallar, 15 km from Valparai which records the second highest annual rainfall in India after Cherrapunji.
How to Reach
The nearest airport is at Coimbatore, 105 km away.
The nearest railway station is also at Coimbatore.
There are regular buses from Pollachi.64 kms.
Where to stay