Nelliyampathy is a hill station in Palakkad, state of Kerala, India. It is surrounded by tea and coffee plantations. The height of the hills ranges from 467 m to 1572 m. To reach Nelliyampathy, one has to take the road starting from Nenmara that proceeds to the Pothundy Dam. There are about 10 hairpin bends that have to be negotiated on the way to Nelliyampathy. Privately owned hotels and resorts are located at various points.

MAJOR ATTRACTIONS
1. POTHUNDI DAM
        The Pothundy Dam is a picturesque locale with facilities for boating and is a nice option as a picnic place. As the Ghat road winds its way up to Nelliyampathy, at certain places there are viewpoints from where the vast stretches of Palakkad district are visible with its extensive paddy fields forming a verdant carpet. It also offers a splendid view of the Palakkad Gap, which is a geographical phenomenon in the Western Ghats formation in this region, bringing into view, parts of the adjoining State of Tamilnadu.

2. SEETHARKUNDU VIEWPOINT
        Seetharkundu Viewpoint is located at a distance of around 8 km from Nelliyampathy. It is believed that Lord Rama, Lord Lakshman and Goddess Sita rested here during their exile.
3. KESHAVAN PARA
      Kesavanpara is home to the Nelliampathi mountains, and offers a panoramic view of the land below. It is near to Kaikatty

4. ORANGE FARM
     One of the most famous plantations is run by Kerala Government – The Orange and Veg Farm.

HOW TO REACH:
Nearest railway station: Palakkad, about 56 km; Thrissur and Shoranur, about 77 km 
Nearest airport: Coimbatore International Airport (Tamilnadu), about 55 km from Palakkad




































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