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Nelliyampathy Hill Station

The cloud-caressed peaks of the majestic Nelliyampathy hill ranges are a sight to behold. 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. The hills of Nelliyampathy are also well known for its orange cultivation.

Silent Valley

Silent Valley (the clamour of Cicadas is conspicuously absent here) is a rich storehouse of biodiversity. It is a true Garden of Eden for students of life sciences, professional scientists and field biologists.Perhaps, nowhere else can one find such a representative collection of Western Ghats biodiversity - more than 1000 species of flowering plants which include about 110 species of orchids, more than 34 species of mammals, about 200 species of butterflies, 400 species of moths, 128 species of beetles of which 10 are new to science, about 150 species of birds including almost all the 16 endemic birds of southern India.

Rock Garden

The Rock Garden at Malampuzha, the second such garden in the country, is in a dilapidated condition owing to poor maintenance. The concept of a rock garden in Malampuzha emerged from the master creator Nek Chand Saini, who created the first rock garden of the country in Chandigarh. The uniqueness of the Malampuzha Rock Garden is that it was made from waste materials. It has a gallery of statues made of waste materials and wall decorations put up with industrial and domestic non-perishable waste, besides artificial mountains, waterfalls, caves, etc.

Parambikulam Tiger Reserve

Parambikulam Tiger Reserve is the most protected ecological piece of Anamalai sub unit of Western Ghats, It is the home ground for different races of indigenous people who are as well an integral part of the prevailing harmonious ecosystem. The thick, opulent habitat of the sanctuary with ample water supplys make it an abode for wildlife and there by for tourist who can have treasured memories of animal sightings and that of being in the lap of mother nature.Western Ghats is one of the world's 34 bio diversity hotspots. While considering the abundance of Wildlife and the adorable beauty of Nature, Parambikulam Tiger Reserve is perhaps the most attractive piece of wilderness in the entire stretch of Western Ghats
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