Anamudi Peak


 

The Anamudi Peak is the highest point in South India and is also the highest point in India outside the Himalaya-Karakoram. It is situated at an altitude of 8842 ft. This extremely beautiful province located in the Western Ghats is also most renowned for the Kurunji flowers that blossom only once in 12 years. Anamudi Peak is one of the most popular attractions of the Munnar tourism section. The peak offers breathtaking views of the Western Ghats and other wonderful nature views. It is also renowned as the home for one of the largest surviving populations of Asian elephants, Gaurs and Nilgiri Tahrs.

The Treking program of Anamudi Peak starts at foothill of Eravikulam through a lush green forest and has a night halt at tribal hamlets. This one day trip is usually accompanied by authorities mostly due to safety reasons. It is always advised to select a tour guide or tour service that has experience and provides all facilities.