Valparai is located at about 100 kms from Coimbatore and is situated 3,914 feet above the sea level.
Places in Valparai that attracts people are: Sholayar Dam, Nallamudi viewpoint, Aliyar Dam, Balaji Temple, Loam’s view point, The Karamalai Annai Velankanni Church, Nirar Dam, Koolangal River, Grass Hills etc.
The route from Aliyar to Valparai has got 40 Hair pin bends in 40kms stretch.
The route from Athirapally to Aliyar is full of wild animals and wild elephants are a common scene in this route.
Bear, Deers and sometimes even Leopards appear in Malakkappara – Valpara route.
Malakkappara & Valparai have got full of Tea estate. It has got some of the largest tea estate in India. You have budget home stays to estate bungalows available in Valparai.
Sholayar dam is about 22 kms from Valparai town. The drive to shooliyar dam is very scenic from Valparai.