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 40hairpin bends on the way to Valparai from Azhiyar. While major portions of the land is owned by private tea companies, large forest areas continue to be out of bounds.
Aliyar DamAliyar Dam is a reservoir located 27 KM away from pollachi on the foothills of Valparai, in the Anamalai range of the Western Ghats. The dam offers some ideal getaways including a park, an aquarium and a mini Theme-Park maintained by Tamilnadu Fisheries Corporation. It is an ideal picnic spot.
Monkey FallsMonkey Falls are natural waterfalls located near the uphill ghat road Valparai on the Pollachi-Valparai road in the Anaimalai Hills range, in Coimbatore district. Monkey Falls is about 30 km from Pollachi. Refreshing Natural Water Falls is about 6 km from Azhiyar Dam. Monkey Falls is located on road connecting Pollachi and Valparai.
Loam’s View PointA beautiful view point from where you can see Aliyar Dam, the surrounding mountains of western Ghats and the Pollachi town. This is situated in 9th hairpin bend towards Valparai from Pollachi. This serves as a main attraction of tourist reaching valparai.
Balaji TempleBalaji temple is owned by the Peria Karamalai tea Industries, Situated in Karamalai. It is a very famous beautiful temple, situated at a distance of 10kms from Valparai. You can reach temple either from Valparai town or take a detour from Hair pin bend 40. You have to park your vehicle much ahead of temple and walk uphill for 500 mts to reach temple.
Karamalai Annai Velankanni ChurchA place to enjoy spiritual peaceful environment. Many people visit this Church daily. It is situated at a distance of 10kms from Valparai. Lot of miracles happened by Vellankanni Matha. Festival takes place every year during September 8th. New church was built in the year 2003.
Sholayar DamIt is the second deepest dam of Asia. It situated at a distance of 20 Kms from Valparai. An active tourist spot found always busy. A beautiful place to visit.
Nirar DamDam is situated in a wonderful location covered by a dense forest. There is a waterfalls near by the dam which resembles the Cascade. It situated at a distance of 15kms from Valparai. 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.
Chinnakallar WaterfallsChinnakallar 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 Chinnakallar a pleasure to enjoy. There is a falls in Chinnakallar which sounds like a roaring lion. It situated at a distance of 15kms from Valparai.