OT Travel Itinerary: A 2-Day Guide To Valparai

With an abundance of waterfalls, forests, wildlife, tea estates and stunning sunrises, there's truly no place like Valparai

The verdant landscape of Valparai Photo: Lipin Unni/

If the summer heat has got you down then we know of a place which will cheer you right up: Valparai. Situated at 1,059m above sea level, this hill station in the Anamalai Hills of the Western Ghats is replete with forests, tea plantations and waterfalls. The ride to get here will have you on tenterhooks with numerous hairpin curves twisting this way and that.