Meeshapulimala peak is the second highest peak in southern India, stands at an altitude of 8661 feet above sea level. It gets its name ‘Meeshapulimala’ because the peak resembles a tiger face, which is densely covered around 8 hills. Meeshapulimala is the best place for trekking and gets to view the wildlife, grasslands, rainforests. When you reach Meeshapulimala peak you will enjoy a scenic view of Tamil Nadu and Kerala borders.

The starting point of the trek is Rhodovalley or from Kurangini through the Kolukkumalai tea estate. If you trek via rhodovalley takes around 6-8 hours and the other Kurangini takes around 9 hours. Meeshapulimala is an ideal spot to enjoy nature at its best and is a perfect getaway from the busy city life. Enjoy the hilltop garden and have an adventurous experience. Meesapulimala is a must-visit destination for nature as well as adventurous lovers.

How To Reach Meeshapulimala

From Munnar, you must board a jeep to reach Rhodo valley at Meeshapulimala

By Road

It is situated 125 km from Ernakulam and 42 km away from Munnar

By Train

The nearest railway station is Aluva railway station at a distance of 109 km and 126 km from Ernakulam railway station.

By Air

The Cochin International Airport at a distance of 108 km is the nearest airport to Meeshapulimala.

Best Time To Visit Meeshapulimala

The best time for trekking Meeshapulimala is from October to February. During this time the nature looks so beautiful and pleasant. Nature gives you a calm and fresh mind during this period. During summer you can see the clouds below your feet. Trekking is difficult during the rainy season, so monsoon is not an ideal time to visit Meeshapulimala.

Places to Visit In Meeshapulimala

Mattupetty Dam

It is located 0.2km away from Meeshapulimala. Here you can enjoy the greenish valleys and the beautiful weather. The main attraction of mattupetty is the lake and the dam here. The soothing ambiance of the lake takes you the world of peace. The green plantations and forests in and around are ideal for trekking.

Chenkulam Dam

It is located 0.2 km from Meeshapulimala. This spot is a picturesque location, the views around the dam are amazing. You can enjoy the speed boat ride. Chengulam dam is a very peaceful spot where you can see the natural beauty of nature.

Carmelgiri Botanical Garden

TIt is located 0 km from Meeshapulimala. The garden has a variety of collection flowers and medicinal plants. The cactus and citrus fruit varieties are other major attractions of this spot.

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