Solaiyar Dam It is 15 km from Valparai.
The Solaiyar Dam is the second largest rock dam in Asia. Its length is about 20
Dam Project This project consists of a series of dams interconnected
by tunnels and canals for harnessing the waters of the Parambikulam, Aliyar, Sholiyar,
Thunakadavu, Thekkadi and Palar rivers, flowing at various elevations, for irrigation
and power generation.
The scheme is an outstanding example of engineering skill.
It is located in Anamalai range and is ideal as a picnic spot. Overnight stay is
possible in the forest rest house. A treetop house provides accommodation for the
Nirar Dam It is 15 km from Valparai.
It has very high rainfall in the months of June and July.
Monkey Falls It is 65 km from Coimbatore and 27 km from Pollachi
on Coimbatore-Pollachi-Valparai Highways.
Entry fee Rs.20/- per head.
Top Slip A picturesque locale in the
Anamalai Hills. It is about 37 kms from Pollachi and about 90 km from Coimbatore.
Bungalows are available within the sanctuary. For thrill seekers, accommodation
is also available in a tree house.
Sidhi Vinayagar Temple It is 5 km from
Solaiyar. A statue of Vinayagar weighing about 3.5 kg is located in this temple.
It is constructed with a single rock.
Balaji Temple This temple is in Valparai. On Saturday and Sunday
each week, a large number of tourists arrive to worship. Bus, taxi and van facilities
are available to visit this temple.
Indira Gandhi Wildlife Sanctuary & National Park The Indira
Gandhi Wildlife Sanctuary and National Park
(Popular known as Anamalais) is one of the hot spots of bio-diversity in the Western
Ghats. The unique ecological tract has an undulating topography and diverse climate
variations, which supports a wide variety of flora and fauna including many endemic
species. Tribals who inhabit the Anamalais form an integral part of this sanctuary.
The rich wildlife in this area is one of the major attractions for wildlife enthusiasts
and tourists alike.
The following facilities are available
Hospitals, Banks, ATMs facility Tour and Travels Currency Exchange Car, rental Bus,
rental Yoga, Centres Halls and Stadium.