Nelliyampathy-a virgin popular hill station located in Palakkad district, Kerala. It is well known for its tea garden, coffee cardamom, and orange plantations. A beauty spot of western ghats, this place is also blessed with lush dense rain forests with wild animals like elephant, bison, deer, Lion-tailed macaque, leopard, and much more flora and fauna and it is an exclusive station for bird watchers. Several water falls, streams and rocky hillranges also add beauty to this wonderful summer hideouts. Nelliyampathy starts at Pothundy dam, a good picnic spot. There are about 10 hairpin bends that have to be negotiated on the way to this beautiful hill station situated 1200-1500m above sea level. To the west is kesavanpara and north east, Seetharkkundu viewpoints... and other stunning tourist destinations are kaarasoori and minnaampara..The picturesque tourist destinations are blessed with many unexplored treasures, scenic landscapes, mountain streams, misty mountains which gives a cool visual treat. Nelliyampathy is a role model for Indian sustainable agriculture practices. The forest regions have some of the rarest and unique herbal plants. Thus a favorable place for bioresearches. It is an all-around the year tourist spot with a pleasant climate. Monsoon also offers a good experience. Pakuthipalam is absolutely one of the best hill resorts in Nelliyampathy located at a distance of 12 km from Nooradi. A half did/unfinished bridge, as the name Pakuthipalam indicates.
It is just 75 km from Palakkad 90 km from Thrissur and 120 km from Coimbatore. The location offers a breath taking view of the misty mountains and enchanting valleys interspersed with sprawling coffee, cardamom and pepper plantations merging with evergreen forests..spice plantation visit, cool mountain air, sightings of wild tenants of Parambikulam wildlife sanctuary frequently venturing outside the borders..