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Place : Palakkad, Kerala
Significance : Famous for coffee and orange plantations.
Best Season : September to January
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How to Reach

To reach Nelliyampathy, one has to take the road starting from Nenmara which is the base of the hill on which Nelliampathy sits. 

Air - Coimbatore is the nearest airport ( 0422-2573396) and this is 101 km from Nelliampathy and 55 km from Palakkad which is connected to all major cities in south India, including Chennai, Bangalore and Hyderabad by 10 daily flights by Paramount Airlines, Indian, Air Deccan, Jet Airways and Kingfisher Airlines. The other nearest airport is Cochin International Airport which is 180 km from Nelliampathy. (0484-2610115)

Rail : Nearest railhead is at Palakkad (0491-2532156) 60 kms. From here one can hire a taxi or jeep to Nelliampathy. 

Road - National highway NH7 and NH47 from Bangalore via Hosur, then via the Coimbatore bypass onto Palakkad and to Nenmara . The nearest KSRTC bus stand is in Palakkad (0491-2527298).