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.
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.
Bird watching is another draw for the area. It is common to be able to see such birds as woodpeckers, bulbuls, shrikes, morning doves, drongos, and crow pheasants.
Seeing bear, bison, deer, elephants, and tigers are also a possibility in the region surrounding this small mountain village.