Aanamalai Wildlife Sanctuary
This sanctuary is situated at an altitude of 1.400 meters in the Western ghats near Pollachi. The area of the sanctuary is 958 Sq. km. It has various kinds of exotic fauna like Elephant, Gaur, Tiger, Panther, Sloth Bear, Pangolin, Black headed oriole, Green Pigeon and civet cat. The Amaravathy reservoir in the Aanamalai has a large number of crocodiles. There are also many places of scenic beauty such as Karain Shola, Anaikunthi shola, Grass hills waterfalls groves, teak forests, estates, dams and reservoirs. Arrangements are available at Top slip to take tourists around the Sanctuary on elephant hack or by van.
Black Thunder Black Thunder
Black Thunder Black Thunder is situated at a place some 4l km from Coimbatore and 40 km from Ooty. Fun never ends. Asia’s no: 1 Water Theme Park is nestled in natural beauty with the green hills of the Nilgiris for a backdrop and the cooling shelter of trees. An idyllic hideaway? Wait! Look around again and you v ill see people everywhere screaming and shouting with excitement. Jumping ‘n sliding’, swimming floating’ of thrilling adventurous rides spread over an area of 65 acres. Let the adrenaline flow and experience exhilaration as never before. The nearest railway stations are Mettupalayam. Coimbatore and Tiruppur and the airport is Coimbatore. It is well connected with all parts of the country through road and rail. Ooty Main Road. Mettupalayam - 641305 Coimbatore, Ph : 04254-226632.
This is an Educational Theme Park and Family Picnic Centre located in Coimbatore (to ooty) Mettupalayam Road. It is 20 Km from Coimbatore and 10 Km from in Mettupalayam. Jolly World is located in vast area of Mountainous land with eco friendly atmosphere and flora and fauna. It is promoted by M/s .Joyland Science Park Limited.
It is 65 km from Coimbatore and 27 km from Pollachi on Coimbatore Pollachi Valparai Highways. Entry fee Rs. 2/-
This town is about 40 km from Coimbatore on the way to Parambikalam Aliyar project. Next to Coimbatore, it is the leading town of the district and an important commercial centre. A temple dedicated to Mariamman and another to Subramanya are here. There are beautiful stone carvings of the hooded serpent, a yali with a chair hanging from its mouth and zodiac signs in the Subramanya temple.
Parambikulam Aliyar Dam
It is located at Aanamalai range. There is a hydro-electric plant which generates electricity from more than 6 rivers that inter connect a series of dams.
Siruvani Waterfalls (Kovai Kuttralam)
About 37 km west of the city it is noted for its captivating beauty and the sweetness of water. She panoramic view of the dam and the falls is of enchanting beauty.
A picturesque locale in the Aanamalai Hills. It is about 37 Km from Pollachi (about 90 Km from Coimbatore). There are bungalows available within the sanctuary. For thrill seekers, accommodation is also available in a tree house.
The Crocodile Farm
Crocodile farm at Amaravathi Dam is just 25 km from Udumalpet. this place is being developed as a District Excursion Centre.
It is located 30 km front Coimbatore via. Narasipuram village. It is a fine picnic spot or trekkers. A perennial waterfalls is a major attraction here.
Valparai 90 km from coimbatore. It
is a small town dominated by tea gardens and estates mostly belonging
to the private owners. A Viewing point in the Attakatti village, gives
you a picturesque view of the valley and plain.
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