Perched at an altitude of 271 metres above sea level is Pallipalayam, located in the Namakkal district of Tamil Nadu. The town is widely known due to the popular chicken variety called Pallipalayam Chicken which was named after this place. Pallipalayam is located on the banks of the river Cauvery. It wouldn't be wrong to call Pallipalayam a textile town as it is home to some major handloom industries. This region witnesses heavy rainfall due to the convergence of both South West and North East monsoon winds. Tiruchengode, Sankari, Rasipuram, and Erode are the cities nearby Pallipalayam.
Places to Stay
Pallipalayam has limited accommodation options. Tourists are recommended to put up at Tiruchengonde instead. Some of the hotels here are Hotel Rajbhavan, Hotel Radha Prasad, and Sugan Vilas Hotel among others. The tariff for the same can be obtained in person.
The official language of Pallipalayam is Tamil. English and Hindi are also spoken here.
Onam in February and Diwali in November are celebrated with great fervour here.
Places of Interest
There are limited tourist attractions in Pallipalayam. However, tourists can explore nearby places such as Erode (28 km), Namakkal (30 km), and Sakem (40 km).
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Pallipalayam is the Salem Airport (53 km).
Pallipalayam doesn't have a railway station of its own. The nearest railway junction is the Erode Railway Station (30 km).
Pallipalayam has a bus stand of its own with buses plying to nearby places such as Erode, Chennai etc. Mostly state run buses dominate on this route. Private operators are rather limited. If you don’t have the time to go to a counter, book bus tickets online with just the click of a mouse.