Valparai General Information
No to Plastic The use of plastic bags are banned in Valparai area, Avoid bringing plastic bags with you and try not to use plastic cups and plates as they cause irrecoverable damage to the eco system as well as to wild life. Help us keep Valparai hill station clean and green.
ATM and Banking in Valparai
There are a few ATM centres in and around Valparai. Union Bank, State Bank Of India, Indian Bank have their ATM’s in the town. All ATM’s do accept other bank cards as well. Major Banks operating in Valparai are Union Bank, SBI, Indian Bank etc. Do remember that most businesses accept only cash as a method of payment.
Hospitals and Pharmacy in Valparai
Apart from the Government Hospital there are several private hospitals and clinics operating in Valparai. From child specialists to dental clinics a range of specialists serve the people in Valparai. It has its own dedicated Government Vetnary Hospital as well. There are about 9 to 10 registered pharmacy/ medical stores in Valparai.
Restaurants and Hotels in Valparai
When it comes to restaurants, Valparai does not have a high end or top quality restaurant options. The menus in most of the restaurants are basic and the options are limited. There are several average restaurants available and most of them offer Non-veg and Veg meals combined. Also enquire with your Home Stay owners; they might guide you on this. There are a few bakeries and cafes that bake their own bread, puffs and snacks.
Communication (Valparai Hills)
All major mobile phone networks are operational in Valparai. There are Internet browsing centres and most of them have broadband connections. A modern Post office operates offering all the modern facilities. Private courier companies also operate here. Tamil and Malayalam are widely spoken.
Shopping in Valparai
You can buy good quality tea and honey in Valparai. Ask the seller to show you the different grades available, and then choose the one that suits your taste bud. There are a few tea speciality shops where you can get good grade tea. Other hill products such as cardamom, pepper and other spices can be brought. Traditional/Native Medicinal , fruit tree saplings and seeds can be purchased at the Government Nursery at Aliyar Dam check post.
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Fuel Stations in Valparai
There are two petrol and Diesel Bunks/Stations in Valparai. These Bunks/Stations are open from 7am to 8pm every day.