Neelimala View point info
Neelimala serves as a major tourist attraction for nature wanderers and adventure seekers. Neelimala View point can be reached via trekking all the while offering several amazing trek trails. The scenic vicinity of Neelimala View point opens numerous scintillating trails that go through coffee plantations, acres of flowery land and virgin forests.
The view of the valley from the top of Neelimala View point is simply enchanting. The aura of Neelimala View point exclusivity and wonder surrounding the place is the perfect reason to make the trek. The white waters of Meenmutti crash into the ground with a deep roar that serenades every single visitor. It is a delightful feeling, as nature exists here in its purest form. A visit to Wayanad is incomplete without soaking in this magnificent sight.
Neelima View point has a dazzling view of the Meenmutty falls and valleys surrounding it. From the point, tourists can see the milky white streams gushing through the walk, making its way towards the river. On will have to walk a lot to reach the place, people with joint and leg pain should take proper care of themselves.
Narrow and uneven pathways from the nearest motorable road will take tourists to the viewpoint with the mountain folds of the Western Ghats towards its left and a hill slope replete with grass along with boulders on the right. This splendid sight is something that one can never forget throughout life. Mist and aroma around create such a spell that one will be lost in its beauty for a long period of time.
The Meenmutti waterfalls, gushing down and then flowing in cascades further down its course is an awesome sight to watch from the Neelimala view point near Vaduvanchal in Wayanad.
Reach Chundale before Kalpetta in Wayanad District and take the Ootty road to the right that goes via Meppadi and on reaching Vaduvanchal turn right.
It is best to hire a four-wheeler from here to reach the Neelimala view point. After three kilometres drive from Vaduvanchal, the road turns to the right and climbs up a rugged road to reach the base of a tribal settlement, surrounded by coffee plantation and pepper vines. Get down, pick your backpack, put on your trekking shoes and of course keep a good camera.
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Oops Neelimala view point is not opened till yet after the flood
Visitors to Neelimala View point need to hire a jeep from Vaduvanchal main road, to go up a hill around 3 KM away. From there a guide will take you on a 2.5 km walk to the viewpoint. The trekking trail is narrow and steep. From the point, tourists can see the milky white streams gushing through the hills, making its way towards the river.
Best time to trek to Neelimala View point is between August and May. Since this period is just after monsoon ends, the forest will be dense and lush green, and the atmosphere will be cool and cloudy. During February and March, as summer settles in, the grass will be slowly turning brown and yellow, and trees may start to shed from the dryness. So, if you're looking for a trek where you are surrounded by greenery, consider going before February.
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2. Carry adequate supplies of water, packed lunch, extra clothing in case of emergency.
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