Best tourist places in Nilambur | Enjoy Nature Beauty

Nilambur is a significant town Malappuram district of the Indian state of Kerala. It has located close to the Nilgiris range of the Western Ghats on the Chaliyar River river. It is also known as ‘Teak Town’ because of the abundance of Nilambur teaks in this area, Which is a variety of large, deciduous trees in mixed hardwood forests. The bank of river Chaliyar in the Nilambur region is also known for its natural Goldfields. It is also famous for Nilambur Kovilakam, where the Nilambur Rajas resided and ruled the land.

Miracle Garden

Miracle Garden Nilambur

Kottakkunnu is a tourist destination in Kerala located at Malappuram, right at the heart of Malappuram. Here children can play. We can sit and relax here.

  • Timings: 8 am – 9:30 pm

Kadalundi Bird Sanctuary, Nilambur

Kadalundi Bird Sanctuary

The Kadalundi Bird Sanctuary lies in Vallikunnu Grama Panchayat of Malappuram district in Kerala, India. It spreads over a cluster of islands where the Kadalundipuzha River flows into the Arabian Sea. The Sanctuary Hill is around 200 m above sea level. It has located 19 km away from the Kozhikode city centre. It is famous for native birds and over 60 species of migratory birds.

  • Timings: 8 am – 5 pm
  • Entry Fee: Rs 25

Birds can here is,

  • seagulls
  • terns
  • sandpipers
  • sand plovers
  • red and greenshanks
  • turnstones

Adyanpara Falls

Adyanpara Falls Nilambur

It is a cascading waterfall in the Kurmbalangodu village of Nilambur taluk in Kerala, India. Adyanpara falls 14 kilometres (8.7 mi) from Nilambur town and attracts tourists from various parts of Kerala. It is a seasonal waterfall. During Summer, water flow is low. This waterfall is of a natural cascading style as the waterfall descends over the rock. Adyanpara Weir has situated near this falls.

  • Phone: 0475 234 4800
  • Entry Fee: INR 25 for Adults and INR 25 for Parking.

Teak Museum & Bio-resources Nature Park

Teak Museum & Bio-resources Nature Park

It is the world’s only Teak Museum. The Kerala Forest Research Institute operates it. On Monday it is closed. Nilambur Teak Museum is the first teak museum in the world. It is the one and only Teak Museum in India.

Museum famous for Kannimara Teak, this tree is the most prominent living tree at 47.5 m. The museum also houses an extensive array of insects, butterflies and moths found in teak plantations.

  • Timings: 10 am – 4:30 pm.
  • Entry Fee: INR 10 per person
  • Phone Number: +91-4931-222846, 220218
  • Address: The Curator, Teak Museum, KFRI Subcentre, Chandakkunnu, Nilambur, Kerala 679330
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Conolly’s Plot Ecotourism Centre Nilambur

Conolly's Plot Ecotourism Centre

This place is so attached to nature, and it’s beautiful. The hanging bridge and the sites are also lovely places for couples. The picturesque forest surrounds a historic teak plantation & features a cable bridge over a river. Conolly’s Plot is the oldest teak plantation in the world.

  • Phone Number: 04931 220 232
  • Timings: all days except Mondays from 9 am to 5 pm.
  • Entry fee: Rs. 40 per person; For the camera, there is an additional charge.
  • Things to do: Birdwatching, Photography

Kovilakam Temple (Vettakkorumakan Temple)

Vettakkorumakan Temple

Believed to be the shrine of Lord Shiva’s son in his Kirata (that of a tribal) avatar, it is a popular deity among the locals. The Nilambur Pattu Utsavam is six-day festival. Here features the singing of hymns in praise of the Lord. Celebrated every year in the Dhanu Malayalam Month (January), it is a religious function held by the Nilambur Kovilakam in Vettaikorumakan temple at Nilambur in Malappuram.

Valamthode Falls

Valamthode Falls Nilambur

This waterfall is located in a tribal settlement and is reachable through the Areekode-Mukkam route—a fantastic Natural beauty.

Soccer Greens Nilambur Turf Nilambur

Soccer Greens Nilambur

Soccer Greens Table top turf Nilambur is the biggest in its region. Grass provided by CC Grass is the best in its class, with unvaried quality and comfort for football players. Soccer Greens also provide free shower and washroom for players: 7’s and 5’s turf football.

  • Timings: Open for 24 hours
  • Phone: 085938 88333
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Central Forest Nursery

Central Forest Nursery

Central Forest Nursery has located at Valluvassery near Nilambur town. It has been one of the four forest nurseries of Kerala since 1997. It establishes to generate premium quality seedlings such as teak, acacia and eucalyptus. This place has highly recommended for travellers interested in plant life and plantations. On Sunday it is closed.

  • Timings: 10 am – 5 pm

Nedumkayam Rainforest Nilambur

Nedumkayam Rainforest

Once we go to Rainforest, you can feel the boaring of daily life slowly melting away and the virgin scent of the forest taking over your senses. It is loved by all who visit for the dense forest and lush greenery on display. People can feel the cool breeze and clear water that flows through, along with rare species of fauna and flora. Nedumkayam is part of the Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve (NBR) and is among the numerous reasons to visit Malappuram. Here, Dense teak forest with a historic bridge, elephant centre & opportunities for hiking & swimming.

  • Facilities available: Elephant Kraal, Visit to Dawson Girder Bridge, Dawson Grave Yard and Karimpuzha River
  • Contact Details: Divisional Forest Officer, Nilambur South Division 04931-220392, 220307
  • Entry Fee: Rs 10/- for adults, Rs 5/- per student

Sky Walk Bungalow Kunnu or Old DFO Bungalow

Sky Walk Bungalow

Bungalow Kunnu is famous for the bungalow that was the highlight of the popular Malayalam movie, ‘Bhargavi Nilayam’. Skywalk through the new circuit road is 6 metres and has a total length of 100 metres. One can enjoy the serene beauty of the forest endowed with calmness. This region is a photographer’s paradise. There are about 300 steps to walk.

  • Timings: 9 am – 5 pm


What is Nilambur famous for?

Teak plantation.

What is remarkable in Malappuram?

Malappuram is known for its natural beauty and historical past.

Which is the giant teak tree in Nilambur?

Kannimara Teak.

Which is the world’s giant teak tree, Nilambur?

Kannimara Teak, Nilambur.