At a distance of 15 km from Valparai Bus Station, Nallamudi Poonjolai is a spectacular vantage located in Valparai, Tamilnadu. Situated in the Nallamudi Tea Estate, it is one of the splendid places to visit in Valparai.
Situated amidst the tea fields, Nallamudi Viewpoint offers stunning views of the Anamudi Peak, the tallest peak in South India, vast tea gardens, lush green valleys, and magnificent waterfalls flowing between the steep cliffs of the mountain ranges. The spectacular scenery and the tranquil environment of the viewpoint attract many tourists and nature lovers. It is a perfect place to spend some relaxed moments immersed in the tranquility of nature.
To access this viewpoint, one has to walk uphill through tea plantations of Nallamudi Estate. After nearly a km of a walk across the tea estate, one can witness the raw Valparai and also the Sholayar mountains. The panoramic view of lush green mountains and river valleys makes you feel that the view is worth the walk. During the months between September and February, the viewpoint is surrounded by clouds which makes the place an apt one to take pictures and enjoy the view. Also, visitors may witness fresh signs of elephant dung, or droppings of leopards, etc., indicating the presence of wildlife around while walking towards the viewpoint. It is open 24 hours but is best visited in the afternoon between 1 PM and 3 PM.
Timings: 8 AM - 6 PM
Entry Fee: Rs.30 per Person