Nilambur is a beautiful town on the bank of the Chaliyar River is at a distance of 70 km from Calicut , 100 km from Ooty (Uddagamandalam) and 40 km from Malappuram town. Located in the eastern side of Malappuram district, Kerala,
This small sleepy town has a surprise in store for its visitors. The teak plantation - Conolly's Plot, The Teak Museum, Kannimara teak, Nedumkayam- the rich rain forests, Valamthode Waterfalls, Adyanpara Waterfalls, The Elembalai hill, Aruvacode, Central Forest Nursery are the important places in Nilambur. The Nilambur Kovilakom is popular tourist place in Kerala
People in Nilambur are almost equal in ratio of religion suhc as Hindu, Muslim and Christian. Most of them are busy with their business and agriculture. Nilambur is famous for bamboos. The name Nilambur is originated from 'Nilamba' which means bamboo in Sanskrit. 'oor' means place. So Nilambur is the place of bamboos.