Valparai is a small hill station located in the Coimbatore district of Tamil Nadu. It can be reached by traveling 104 km from Coimbatore and 64 km from Pollachi, 110 km from Ernakulam (Cochin) via Athirapally, Vazhachal, and Malakkapara. The pollution free heavenly land Valparai is located above 3500 feet from the sea level on the Anamalai mountain range. It stands majestically with green spread mountains and forests all around. Valparai shares it’s boundaries with Anamalai Tiger Reserve, Parambikulam Tiger Reserve, Eravikulam National Park and Vazhachal forest division. Valparai services as the habitat for rare fauna species such as Nilgiri Tahr, lion-tailed macaques, gaur, spotted deer, sambar, and giant wild squirrels and birds like Great Hornbill, Malabar hornbill, Pied Thrush and Indian scimitar babbler, thus making Valaparai to be a wonderful place for bird-watchers and nature lovers. The nearest airport is Coimbatore International airport (CJB) at around 120 kms.