Places of Interest

pollachi

Pollachi is one of the picturesque holiday destination in south India and a perfect vacation spot for families and travel freaks of all ages. Pollachi is breathtakingly beautiful and is the idyllic tourist destination in india. Pollachi is situated 40km away from the down-town Coimbatore. Pollachi is a haven of peace and tranquility. Its tranquil scenic environment with a view of lush green paddy fields and sprawling coconut groves engrosses the visitors completely with a lasting impression. Travelers to Pollachi experience rich flora collections, nearby misty hill stations, virgin forests and cascading waterfalls.

Distance from Tiger hills resort(in kms): 27.4 kms

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Top Slip

Topslip, a part of Westernghats, is located above 300 meters from the sea level on the Anamalai mountain ranges(Hills of elephants). It is an important tourist centre in Indra Gandhi National Park and Wildlife Sanctuary (sanctuary covers 958 sq.kms) in the Coimbatore District of Tamilnadu at the southern part of the Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve. Further Topslip is the only entry point to Parambikulam Wild Life Reserve Forest which comes under the state of Kerala. The nearest access point to Topslip would be Pollachi in Tamilnadu (Pollachi-Topslip about 35Kms).

Distance from Tiger hills resort(in kms):11 kms

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Valparai

Valparai is a hill station located in the Coimbatore District of Tamil Nadu. It is 104 km from Coimbatore and 64 km from Pollachi, 110kms from Ernakulam (Cochin) via Atirapally, Vazhachal, Malakkarapa. 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.

Distance from Tiger hills resort(in kms): 60 kms

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Parambikulam

Parambikulam Tiger Reserve is a well protected ecological portion in the Nelliampathy - Anamalai landscape of the Southern Western Ghats in India. It is located in the Palakkad District of Kerala. It is one of the biodiversity hot spot in the world supports diverse habitat types and endemism. Parambikkulam is only accessible by road from Pollachi, Tamil Nadu. Palakkad to Pollachi is about 45 km; then Pollachi to Parambikkulam is about 65 km. The nearest railway station is at Pollachi and the nearest airport is at Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, about 120 km via Palakkad.

Distance from Tiger hills resort(in kms): 11.9 kms

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Top Slip Elephant Feeding

This is a camp constructed exclusively for elephants. They are trained and housed here. There are about 50 malaisar tribe families lodged in this area. They are professional elephant trainers and it seems as if their enigmatic skills come with the genes.

Distance from Tiger hills resort(in kms): 6.9 kms

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Aliyar Dam

Alyar Dam "The Best Picnic Spot" is located above 918 feet (280 m) from the Mean sea level on the Anamalai mountain range and in the Anamalai Tiger Reserve. It stands majestically with Green Spread Mountains and forest all around. In Aliyar Dam there is a park, garden, aquarium, play area, Boat House Park. Monkey Falls and The Temple of Consciousness are the tourist attactions.

Distance from Tiger hills resort(in kms): 22.7 kms

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Monkey Falls at Azhiyar

Monkey Falls is a excellent place for a get away. It lies about 27 kms from Pollachi enroute to Valparai. From Coimbatore it is around 65 kms by road. This waterfall originates from the Valparai hill ranges. And it proves an excellent place with astounding natural flora and fauna all around. This Monkey Falls attracts many visitors who throng this place during weekends and public holidays.

Distance from Tiger hills resort(in kms): 21.5 kms

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Vedanta Maharishi Ashram

The Aliyar Ashram is the home of the Vethathiri Maharishi Kundalini Yoga and Kayakalpa Research Foundation, founded by Shri Vethathiri Maharishi in 1985. In a beautiful natural setting at the foothills of the Western Ghats and in view of the Aliyar reservoir, the Temple of Consciousness is the focus for a silent revolution, transforming the lives of thousands of people, irrespective of creed, color, race, religion or nationality.

Distance from Tiger hills resort(in kms): 19 kms

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Masani Amman Temple

Arulmigu Masani Amman Temple, often referred as Anaimalai Masani Amman Temple, is a highly revered shrine situated at Anaimalai, in Coimbatore District of Tamil Nadu. The temple, nestled amid grassland interlaced with criss-cross pathways and rivulets against the backdrop of Anaimalai Hills, is about 24 km south-west of Pollachi.It is situated at the confluence of Aliyar River and the Uppar stream Anaimalai Masani Amman Temple enshrines Goddess Arulmigu Masani Amman as the presiding deity. The deity is seen in a lying posture measuring 15 ft from head to foot.

Distance from Tiger hills resort(in kms): 12.4 kms

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Valparai Balaji Temple

Balaji Temple is located at 10kms from valpari, it is owned by peria Karamalai tea industries which is beautiful temple where the people can spend some time with peaceful mind.In this temple poojas was performed regularly like Tirupathi Balaji temple. A children's park is made for the peaceful family trip to temple. Vhicles are not allowed to the entrance of balaji temple, nearly 0.5kms distance should be taken a present walk in to a narrow hill Using Mobile Phones, video mobile phone, Cameras, Video Cameras are strictly prohibited in temple.

Distance from Tiger hills resort(in kms): 57 kms

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Sholayar Dam

Sholayar dam is about 30 km from Valparai town. It is the second deepest dam in Asia. This dam is constructed in Chalakudy river. The catchment area of the dam is spread across to several kilometers and will be a memorable travel along the catchment area enroute to dam. The mesmerizing Athirapally falls is just 60kms away from Sholayar Dam.

Distance from Tiger hills resort(in kms): 91.5 kms

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