Valparai - "7th Heaven"
The pollution free heavenly land, Valparai is a Taluk and hill station in Coimbatore district of Tamil Nadu,India. It is located 3,500 feet above sea level on the Anaimalai Hills range of the Western Ghats, at a distance of 100 km from Coimbatore and 65 km from Pollachi.There are 40 hairpin bends on the way to Valparai from Azhiyar.
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. It is a place to be visited at least once in your life span, to bring out the joy and peace within you. Visit and enjoy the pleasure of Nature and keep the green memories alive......
Some specific points from where you can have lovely views of sunrise and sunset. The air is extremely pure at such places particularly in the morning hours. So, some breathing exercises at this time shall be of immense help to your health. Also mingle with the local people and try to observe their normal life and their social customs. You will find the people of Valparai to be very simple and straight forward.
Pure Tea, Coffee and Spices are available in the shops here. A word of CAUTION!! Do not move around during late night hours as the threat of wild animals is very high even inside Valparai town and in the plantation areas.
Chinnakallar Hanging Bridge
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.
Nallamudi View Point
It is a beautiful view point. we can see Naduvaru River, Tribal Settlements and their cultivation. By luck we can see Bison, Elephant and Sambar deer around this place.