Anaimalai hills often called the “The Elephant Mountain” is home to the Anamalai Wildlife Sanctuary. The forest area which is approximately 600 sq miles is lush green with streams and wildlife in abundance. The place is blessed with all rarest species of birds and animals. A drive from Chalakudy to Pollachi, that is the route via Valparai bless you with fresh air, pleasant weather, and wildlife spotting which includes elephants, deer, tigers, and crocodiles. Nature lovers, trekkers, and mountaineers get excited by the treasures of Valparai that meet their passion. A trip to Valparai takes you to the culture, tradition, and charm of Western Ghats. The major attractions of Valparai include Indira Gandhi Wildlife Sanctuary (Anamalai Sanctuary), Thoonakkadavu Lake, Parambikulam Sanctuary, Varagaliar Elephant Camp, Kolikamuthi Elephant Camp, Mt Stuart Block, etc.