A beautiful hill station in the district of Coimbatore, this is one of those places you should visit at least once. The town is perched on top of the Anamalai Mountains and there is lush greenery wherever you see. The peaceful hill station shares its boundary with the Anamalai Tiger Reserve, Parambikulam Tiger Reserve, Eravikulam National Park and Vazhachal Forest Division! The locals are very welcoming and it's a delight to explore this small town with the help of the locals. The tall grasslands of this place are home to animals such as elephants, boars and cheetahs. The other common animals here include the Nilgiri langurs, spotted deer, wild deer, sambar and many more. The climate is pleasant throughout the year and there are a number of places to explore. The main attractions include the Balaji Temple, Aliyar Dam, Monkey Falls, Loam's View Point, Tiger Valley, Chitti Vinayakar Temple, Velankanni Church, the dams and many more. Though irrespective of where you go, the beauty of Valparai is unmatched. There are many hotels here though you may not get too many choices in terms of luxury.