Best Spots around Sholayardam

Sholayardam is sourounded by Anamalai Tiger Reserve. This Sanctuary is situated at an altitude of 1,400 meters in the Western Ghats near Pollachi (about 120 kms. from Coimbatore). The area of the sanctuary is 958 sq. kms. It has various kinds of fauna like elephant, gaur, tiger, panther, sloth bear, deer, wild bear, wild dog, porcupine, flying squirrel, jackal, pangolin, civet cat and birds like rocket-tailed drongo, re-whiskered bulbul, black headed oriole, tree pie, spotted dove, green pigeon, etc. The Amaravathy reservoir in the Anamalais has a large number of crocodiles. There are also many places of scenic beauty such as Karainshola, Anaikunthi shola, grass hills, water falls, groves, teak forests, estates, dams and reservoirs.

Chinnakallar Falls with Trekking

Chinnakalar is a geographically important place. It is the highest  rain fall area in India. Always found wet and misty. A greenish dense forest with tall majestic trees all along the road to Chinnakalar a pleasure to enjoy. There is a falls in Chinnakallar which sounds like a roaring lion. Situated  at a distance of 15kms from Sholayardam.

Karamalai Annai Vellankanni Church

Karamalai Annai Vellankanni Church

Lot of miracles happened by Vellankanni Matha. Fesitivel takes place every year during September 8th. New church was built in the year 2003. A place to enjoy spiritual peaceful environment. Many people visit  this Church daily. Situated  at a distance of 10kms from Sholayardam.

Tour Pakages


Balaji temple

Balaji temple is owned by the Peria Karamalai tea Industries. Situated in Karamalai. Very famous beautiful temple. Situated  at a distance of 10kms from Sholayardam.

Sholayar dam

It is the second deepest dam of Asia. Situated  at a distance of 20 Kms., from Sholayardam.  An active tourist spot found always busy. A beautiful place to visit.

Nirar dam

This dam is built for multipurpose project such as irrigation, Hydro electricity production. Dam is situated in a wonderful location covered by a dense forest. There is a waterfalls near by the dam which resembles the Cascade. Situated  at a distance of 15kms from Sholayardam.


Chitti Vinayagar Temple

Chitti Vinayagar Temple is owned by Jayshree tea Industries, Sholayar the temple is situated in a beautiful garden environment. It is very close to Sholayardam. Situated  at a distance of 5kms from Sholayardam.

Nallamudi Poonjolai - (View Point)

This is also a beautiful view point. Near by Anaimudi and Nallamudi Estate.

Towards Pollachi Direction

Kavarkal View Point

This is a beautiful view point to view Sholayar Dam, and Parambikulam Dam & surrounding mountains of western Ghats.

Mahalingam Falls

This falls is located in Thalanar Estate, enroute to Sakthi Estate. careful with slippery rocks and Enjoy the water showered by mother nature.

Tiger Valley - Tea Nest

This is a beautiful view point to view Kadamparai, Udumalaipet & surrounding mountains of western Ghats. This is situated in Waterfalls Estate. Near by Tea Shop called Tea Nest, we can get Hot Tea, Coffee and snacks.

Aliyar Park

Aliyar park is a leisure place to enjoy the natural scenery  of Aliyar dam and chain mountains of western Ghats. Kids can have a pleasant time in the park.

Monkey Falls - "Chinna Kuttralam"

Nearby Aliyar park is monkey falls. Its known as "Chinna Kuttralam". Enjoy the water showered by mother nature.

Loams View point

This is a beautiful view point to view Aliar Dam & surrounding mountains of western Ghats. This is situated in 9 th hairpin bend


Nearest Places of interest 


Athirapilly Falls (Kerala)

Athirappilly is popular among tourists. Athirappilly Falls (Punnagai Mannan Falls) is one of the best places to visit in Kerala. Another popular waterfall to visit is the Vazhachal Falls.


Topslip is located above the 800 feet from the sea level on the Anamalai mountain range and in the Anamalai Tiger Reserve.


Parambikulam Tiger Reserve is the most protected ecological piece of Anamalai Mountain sub part of Western Ghats,

Aliyar Dam

Aliyar Dam is a reservoir located 27 KM away from pollachi on the foothills of Sholayardam, in the Anamalai range of the Western Ghats, Park, aquarium and Monkey Falls are the best spots.

Places of Interest

  • Chinnakallar Falls (South India Sirapunchi)
  • Sholayar Dam
  • Nallamudi View Point
  • Mahalimgam Falls
  • and More....