Nilambur situated on the bank of the Chaliyar River at a distance of 71 km from Calicut, and 105 km from Ooty- The qeen of Nilgiri. Therefore, Nilambur considered as an important resting point of tourists from Ooty to Calicut and vice-versa. Nilambur is also home to the oldest teak plantation in the world, called Conolly's Plot. The world's tallest or biggest teak tree is in the Nilambur Teak Preserve and known as ‘Giant Teak’. Nilambur is also famous for its bamboos. A well maintained teak museum, Adyanpara waterfalls- This cascade is a spectacle of unrivalled grandeur. The wild beauty of this place is a rare treat for the eyes and heart of the travellers, Bio reserve park (Butterfly park) and the longest hanging bridge in Kerala, and other scenic locations are attracting visitors to Nilambur. Yes, the mesmerizing breeze from Chaliyar river made Nilambur as an ideal place to relax en-route to Ooty