Pollachi is a small town belongs to Coimbatore district in Tamilnadu and also being a Taluk headquarters. It is situated roughly around 40 km away from the south of Coimbatore and an important town after Coimbatore in the district. The ancient name of Pollachi was Pozhil Vaitchi that translates to “gifted with beauty”. During the reign of Cholas, it was called as Mudi Konda Chola Nallur. The typical elevation of the town is 293 m where the famous Aliyar River runs about 10 km away from Pollachi. The town is blessed with Southwest monsoon rainfall owing to the proximity of Palghat Gap. The town usually relies on agriculture, jaggery, coconut, vegetables, and cattle to boost the economy.
The coconut of Pollachi has acquired a separate place for its taste. Apart from this, Pollachi is a most sought-after shooting spot for the Tamil Film Industry as the town is brimming with lush greeneries and breathtaking landscapes. There are also many educational centres situated very near to the Pollachi. Anamalai wildlife sanctuary is seated at an altitude of 430 m in the Western Ghats near Pollachi. There is no scantiness for wildlife, flora, and rugged peaks in the Western Ghats. Valparai is a highly acclaimed hill station near Pollachi. The famous tourist attraction called Topslip is settled in the Anamalai range which is 37 km away from Pollachi.
Parambikulam wildlife sanctuary located between the Anamali range of Tamilnadu and the Nelliampathi range of Kerala. It is suffused with bumpy rocks, rough terrains, plush green forests. Solaiyar dam near Valparai is one among the largest rock dams in India. The most revered temples in the town include Thirumurthyswami Temple, Masani Amman, Eachanari Vinayagar Temple, and Vethathiri Maharishi. The rampant beauty of nature can be witnessed in the murky clouds, tea estates, towering mountains near Pollachi.