Valparai is one of the famous tourist spot in South India which has many beautiful places to visit and enjoy. The route to Valparai consists of 40 Hairpin bends and it would be an awesome travel on road. Visiting Valparai would be a relaxing and thrilling experience you would forever cherish. Valparai is very much famous for its coffee and tea plantations with evergreen forest surrounded by lakes, peak of mountains, and waterfalls.
The Solaiyar Dam which is located 20Km from the main hill station and it is one of the best and must visit place in the Valparai. This dam is a part of the HEP project and the Dam is also known as Solaiyar Flanking. The place is surrounded by beautiful hills and the view from the place would be eye snatching. This place is a great picnic spot and a perfect location for photography. The dam is open all day and during the month of June and September the place has a pleasant weather.
Monkey falls is the most attractive tourist place in Valparai and this place should not be missed visiting. Monkey falls is situated 30Km from Pollachi and it is 6km away from Aliyar dam. The falls is well connected among roads and it is a great place to spend time with friends and family. The best time to visit the falls is between October and March where the weather is pleasant and it would be great to be there.
In the list of places to visit in Valparai make sure you add this place as this falls is a natural reservoir of fresh water and this waterfall is surrounded by rugged, narrow bushes in the Coimbatore district. The area is also known for elephants and deer’s where you got to be careful since they roam freely near the waterfalls. The best time to visit the falls is between September and March as the rainfall is minimal and you can enjoy the place.
Birala Waterfalls also known as Birla waterfalls is a major tourist attraction spot and it is located 2Km from Valparai in the region of Solaiyar. With scenic beauty of the nature this location is perfect for photography and to spend time peacefully. You can visit this place on all days from (8:00 am – 5:00 pm) and it is good to visit during the month of February, March, till May to enjoy the spending beauty of the nature and the climate.
Valparai is not just famous for hills and waterfalls but they are also famous for ritual places and one among them is Balaji temple as this place is religious and has historical significance. The place has got its own natural beauty and the temple is situated inside the Tea Estate which is 10Km away from Valparai. Photography is strictly not allowed inside the Temple so make sure you follow the rule. The temple is open all day from (6:00 am – 12 noon and 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm) and it remains open throughout the year.