State: Tamil Nadu
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BELLIKKAL- Bird Watcher’s Paradise
A small village situated in the Nilgiri Mountain Range, Bellikkal is considered as a dream destination for bird watchers. The scenic beauty and serene ambiance make it the best place for vacations and short trips. This small hamlet is present to the south of Sigur Plateau in Tamil Nadu.
A very important attraction of Bellikkal remains its lake which is considered to be the source of fresh drinking water. Surrounded by lush green area, this lake is frequently visited by elephants which can be seen by travelers. A long walk on the shore of the lake offers a memorable experience.
The best time to visit Bellikkal is from the month of October to the month of May, as the weather remains between comfortable ranges during this time. But newly wedded couples throng this hamlet all around the year to enjoy different festivals and calm ambience of Bellikkal.
From this small village visits to Mudumalai forest, Moyar River and Bandipur forest can be enjoyed. Downhill view of these locations is fascinating. Other attractions that attract the attention of tourists are Kalhatti Fall and the Bison Valley. Kalhatti Falls offer a marvelous view. As the water falls from a height of 122 meters, the beauty of this waterfall can leave a person mesmerized.
Birds, such as woodpecker, Shriker, Drongo, bulbul and many more can be easily viewed here, which make this hamlet a paradise for bird watchers. While on a visit to Bellikkal, Ayurvedic massage is a thing that should not be missed. This massage relaxes a person and helps him in feeling fresh and rejuvenated.