We reached the KPN bus stop at Bommanhalli - my gosh,,crowd was massive as everyone wanted to leave for their home and others on to different destinations. I guess everyone needed a break and with the temperatures soaring high in the city. The brand new multi axle Volvo bus is amazing to travel - comfy and spacious. By the time we woke up - we had reached in the early hours (5ish) in Coimbatore bus stand.
Day 1 - 06th April, 2012
You will get information on the net about these places,,,but dont miss on them as it a must to visit.
Day 2 - 07th April, 2012
|At Shanti Tea Estate - Valparai|
More Information about Valaparai
Places To See
Aliyar Dam - Aliyar Dam is a reservoir that is located 27 km away from Pollachi on the foothills of Valparai, in the Anamalai range of the
Loam's View Point – This is a beautiful view point from where you can see Aliyar Dam, the surrounding mountains of
Balaji temple - Balaji temple is owned by the Peria Karamalai Tea Industries. It is situated in Karamalai, and is a very famous beautiful temple and is situated at a distance of 10 km from Valparai.
Sholayar Dam - It is the second deepest dam of
Nirar dam - This dam is built for multipurpose project such as irrigation, Hydro electricity production. Dam is situated in a wonderful location covered by a dense forest. There is a waterfall near by the dam which resembles the Cascade. It is situated at a distance of 15 km from Valparai.
Chinnakallar - Chinnakalar is a geographically important place. It is the second highest rain fall area in
There is a falls in Chinnakallar which is very beautiful to watch. Chinnakallar is situated at a distance of 15 km from Valparai.
Nallamudi Poonjolai -A beautiful view point located near the Sangiliroad in Valparai. One must walk for about 1 km inside the tea estate to reach this view point.
Number Parai - This is also a beautiful view point. Near by Sangiliroad near Valparai.
Grass Hills - Its a part of Indra Gandhi wildlife sanctuary & national park. It is surrounded by a green grass environment. It is a beautiful site of high green grasses on a mountain slope, which is a protected area. Visitors have to obtain permission from the wildlife warden to enter the Grass Hills. This is situated at a distance of 15 km from Valparai. Grass Hills is a picturesque spot located in the Valparai hills range, at a height of approx: 2400m msl, with cool climate getting cooler at night, a part of Indira Gandhi Wild Life Sanctuary. Right now all efforts are being undertaken by the government to preserve the flora and fauna of this location. Nilgiri Thar is native of this place apart from Elephants, Bison, Indian Gaur, Bear, Nilgiri Langurs etc.. and a wide variety of birds including Hornbills.
Kadamparai Dam - This is a beautiful place to visit. Prior permission from the forest department is necessary to visit this place.
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