Malakkappara or Malakhappara is one of the beautiful hill stations encircled by Parambikulam Tiger Reserve, Anamalai Tiger Reserve, and Nelliyampathy hills. The route to Malakkapara through the Sholayar forest is enchanting. Riders have a fascination to drive from Chalakudy to Pollachi and vice versa. Enroute tourists can stop at Athirapally waterfalls, Vazhachal, Malakkapara, and Valparai. A favorite viewpoint is the Aliyar Dam which can be spotted from the hairpin bends. The 40 hairpin bends have different sightseeing spots and are a fascination. The journey to Malakappara is unforgettable as the mist-covered roads, tea plants with water drops, cool breeze and magical. However, it is advised to be careful while you drive through Malakkapara as the wildlife always causes a threat.