Green Land Farm Houses located in Nelliyampathy hills in the Western Ghats is a perfect getaway for any nature lover. The road to Nelliyampathy ends in one of the plantations or in the edge of the wilderness and hence it is not overcrowded by tourists travelling to other destinations or tourist hotspots.
The tropical evergreen forest called 'Sholas' are a dream destination for any nature lover especially to the Wildlife enthusiast and the Botanist. Nelliyampathy once famous for its Oranges is now betting its fortunes on Tea, Coffee and even Horticulture. Other traditional spices are also grown and the breeze has an irresistable fragrance that can rejuvenate you. The cool breeze and the lingering mist provide a congenial climate throughout the year.
Nelliyampathy is well connected to the nearby towns and the winding road uphill gives a fantastic view of Pothundy Dam below. The numerous small waterfalls and little brooks enroute complete the green landscape.
Everyone coming to Nelliyampathy preferred to come there and have nothing else in their mind other than the solitude offered by nature. At 3500 Ft. above sealevel and inhabited by a very small community of planters, Nelliyampathy can boast of a calm and peaceful environment and almost virgin forests rich in Flora and fauna.
The tropical evergreen and semi evergreen forests surrounding Nelliyampathy are abundant in Wildlife - Elephants, Bison, Deer, Monkeys, and the lucky one can even spot a Tiger. Different species of birds and more than 100 species of butterflies are seen in the area. The sholas and reserve forests are home to very rare plants and Herbs that have medicinal values. There is ample scope for Trekking, Camping, Elephant and Jeep Safaris. The tall cliffs and grass covered slopes is an ideal place for Gliding and other Aerial sports.