A picturesque place in Tirunelveli District
, Upper Kodaiyar is at the Southernmost tip of the Western Ghats
. Surrounded by verdant forests, the area is noted for its panoramic views. Rubber, cardamom and tea plantations are grown here.
Manjolai is a prominent attraction. Kalachi, Nalumukku, Kuthiraiyerri and Oothu are other places of interest. There is also a guest house of the erstwhile royal family of Travancore, known as 'Muthukuzhi Vayal'. A mini golf course is also conducted here.
Regular bus services are available from Manimutharu and Ambasamudram.