From the town of Nenmara in Palakkad district, the cloud-caressed peaks of the majestic Nelliyampathy hill ranges are a sight to behold. The height of the hills ranges from 467 mts to 1572 mts. There are about 10 hairpin bends that have to be negotiated on the way to Nelliyampathy, which itself has plenty of interesting sights to offer.
Nelliyampathy Hills are blessed with Tea/ Coffee/ Pepper/ few Orange Plantations, Deep Forest, Breathtaking Nature Views, Waterfalls during rainly season and this Hill Station is also suited for Trekking, Jeep Safari, Bird and Animal Watching.
The Pothundy Dam is a picturesque locale with facilities for boating and a nice option as a picnic place. As the Ghat road winds its way up to Nelliyampathy, at certain places there are viewpoints from where the vast stretches of Palakkad district are visible with its extensive paddy fields forming a verdant carpet.