Bellikkal is a small village that is located in the Nilgiris in southern India. Nilgiris means Blue Mountains, and that literal translation can help you to envision the beauty that is in store for you. This village is located just to the south of the well-known Sigur Plateau in the state of Tamil Nadu. Bellikkal is a small enough village that it is still relatively pristine. It is an excellent home base for experiencing the impressive ecology that is a part of the amazing country of India. Leisure walks are popular for tourists to experience here. Walking in this region allows you to experience the Western Ghats. Ghats means stairway which provides you with a mental image of what the beautiful landscape must look like in Bellikkal. Best season to visit Bellikkal is October to May, with pleasing and cool or moderate climate. October to March is ideal fro sight seeing and visit to the surrounding attractions. April and May are suitable for those like warm atmosphere. June to September make the Ghat roads slippery and many tourists avoid typically the heavy rainy days.The Mudumalai forest, the Bandipur forest, and the Moyar River can all be enjoyed from this hill village. The views from Bellikkal of all three of these locations are impressive. Cardamom forests surround this area as well.Honeymooners appreciate the quiet solitude that exists in this small village. Mountain biking and trekking are two popular activities for tourists to experience in this area. Enjoying an ayurvedic massage is another popular activity when visiting this quiet village.
Category : Hill Station
Time Zone: UTC + 5:30 Hours
STD Code: 423
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Best Time to Visit: Throughout the year
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By Air : Nearest airport to Bellikkal is Mangalore domestic terminal, which is about 80 km from Bellikkal. Taxi charge for the travel from Mangalore to Bellikkal is about Rs 2000-2500. Nearest International airport is Karipur (Kozhikode), which is 150 km away from Bellikkal. It cost around Rs 3500 from Bellikkal to Karipur. Karipur airport is connected to many Arab cities. Mangalore air terminal is connected to Bangalore and Chennai.
By Train : Nearest broad-gauge railhead is at Coimbatore. Coimbatore is well connected to all major cities in India.
By BUS : KSRTC buses are available from Bellikkal to nearest cities. Ooty is 16 km away; many tourist buses are running between Ooty and Major cities in Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Kerala. Tourist deluxe buses are available from Bangalore, about 245 km away from Bellikkal. Bus fare costs about Rs 700.
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Luxury – Rs. 2501 and above
Silver Stones Homestay ; No 65, Woodcote Estate Bellikkal – 643101 ; Ph – N.A ; Facilities – Room Service.
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- Police : 100
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- Ambulance :102