Valparai lies in Coimbatore district of Tamil Nadu. Lying at an elevation of 1190m, Valparai is a silent upcoming tourist destination with beautiful landscapes. Major tourist attractions at Valparai are Aliyar Dam, Sholayar Dam, Kadamparai Dam, Nirar Dam, Chinnakallar Falls, Monkey falls, Number Parai and Nallamudi Poonjolai. The Aliyar Dam can be viewed from the 9th hair pin bend on the uphill road from Pollachi to Valparai. The view point is called Loams View. The dam also has a small park near to it. Sholayar Dam( 24km away ), Chinnakallar Dam( 16km away ) and Nirar Dam( 16km away) are around 20km from Valparai. Chinnakallar Falls and Monkey Falls are small gentle waterfalls sourrounded by forest. Chinnakallar region gets a heavy amount of rainfall and is lush and green throughout the year. Monkey falls is near Aliyar dam on the way from Pollachi to Valparai. Number Parai and Nallamudi Poonjolai are exquisite view points offering a mesmerizing view of the valley both 16km away from Valparai town. There are numerous beautiful tea estates at Valparai. Covered by forest on all sides, Valparai offers excellent opportunities for trekking.
Best time to visit Valparai is during September to March.
Being an upcoming tourist destination Valparai has only limited amount of accommodation facilities. Other options are to stay at Pollachi (65km away) or Coimbatore (105km away).
Route 1: Bangalore - Hosur - Krishnagiri - Dharmapuri - Salem - Thiruppur - Palladam - Pollachi - Valparai.
SETC runs direct services Bangalore to Pollachi. From Pollachi TNSTC buses are available to Valparai. Another option is to reach Coimbatore in direct SETC or KSRTC or Indian Railways services from Bangalore. From Coimbatore TNSTC buses are available to Pollachi. From Pollachi TNSTC buses are available to Valparai. The various tourist attractions are within 20km around Valparai. Private cabs are available at Pollachi.