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Rock Climbing
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Tourist Attractions
 
   Kalhatty is 262 km away from Bangalore City through Mysore in Karnataka State and 100 km away from the city of Coimbatore in Tamilnadu, both are connected by air, rail and road. It is situated 2,000m above main sea level and with many water falls and rivulets. Kalhatty waterfall is a tourist land mark of Tamil Nadu with giggling brooks and rivulets galore.

   About 50 acres of Tea and 25 acres of coffee are under cultivation and the entire product is grown with organic manure, free from pesticides and chemical fertilizers. Organic Tea and Coffee and vegetables are healthy. Other spices are also grown there like cinnamon, clove, nutmeg, pepper, cardamom, etc.

   Large areas which have lost forest cover are under re-plantation. There are check-dams and kilometres of water channels to provide water through sprinklers and high powered pumps, being a rain-shadow, thanks to modern technology. The Resort is set on Tea and Coffee gardens which are organically produced. There are geranium and Rose Mary cultivation which are of interest to planters.

    You can see herds of monkeys, needless to say a large variety of birds too. Many endangered species of flora and fauna like Sandalwood, rosewood, white cidar etc and animals like Indian Giant Squirrel, Barking Deer, Sambers, Leopards,Tiger, Elephants, Bisons etc. 220 varieties of birds are notified by the RSPB.

   There are good accommodations, camping areas, experienced guides, etc. to enjoy a plantation holiday for an adventurous mountain safari with all wild surprises a man can envisage. We have Jungle camps, tented accommodation etc for the wild life enthusiasts while chambers with ultimate luxury for the travel weary in the Kalhatty Castle. Trekking, Jeep safaris, campfire etc can be arranged on request.
Places of Tourists interest in and around Duchy of Kalhatty
OOTY (UDHAGAMANDALAM)
Ooty, the queen of Hill stations, just 14 km away from Kalhatty has many a spot to visit like the Golf course, Botanical Garden, Lake, Doddabetta Peak etc.

Ketty Valley and Wenlock Downs - for picturesque view points. Mukurti Peak, Frog Hill, Avalanche and Pykara Dam are fascinating excursion spots. Mudumalai Wild-life Sanctuary Elephant Camp at Theppakadu, Kodanad View Point, Elk falls, St. Catharine Falls, Ranganatha Pillar and Peak.
KOTAGIRI
   A serene Hill retreat known for tribal villages about 30 km from Ooty.
COONOOR
   A small city 19 km away from Ooty.
DOLPHIN'S NOSE
   It is about 12 km from Coonoor bus stand situated near Tiger Hills.
LAMB'S ROCK
   About 8 km from Coonoor bus stand. It is a sheer precipice of several hundred metres, commands and a good view over the Coimbatore plains.
LAWS FALLS
   7 km from Coonoor. The height of the falls is about 180 feet. There are vast stretches of undisturbed sholas and a paradise for naturalists.
CATHRINE FALLS
   8 km from Coonoor.
SIMS PARK
   A Botanical garden of interest.
COIMBATORE
   This industrial town is 102 km away from the Duchy of Kalhatty and boasts of an Airport and good Hotel accommodation with golf course.
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