Meghamalai is located on the slopes of the western Ghats, amidst the lush green Tea plantations and Cardamom estates.It is popularly called “High Wavy Mountains”.It is a cool and misty mountain range and lies at a distance of 130 km from Madurai. A perfect place for nature lovers, its altitude is 1,500 m above sea level.The vegetation of the Meghamalai hills includes scrub forests at the foothills,stretches of tea and coffee estates, spice plantations of pepper,cardamom,cinnamon and the dense evergreen forest covered.Being very close to the forest, a number of wild animals can be seen roaming here.Meghamalai is also host to a wide variety of birds,mammals,reptiles and butterflies. The most commonly seen animals are Tiger,Leopard,Nilgiri Langur, Lion-Tails Macaque,Common Langur,Bonnet Macaque,Sloth Otter and flying Squirrel.Resident and migratory elephants can also be seen wandering in groups here.
Location : Meghamalai 65 kms from Theni(2 hrs drive)
Altitude : 1,500 meters
Best time to visit : September to March
En-route : Theni - Chinnamanur - Tenpalani - Meghamalai.
TWO DAY PACKAGE :
Day 01: Morning pick up at Theni and take a jolly ride to Meghamalai have lunch and get ready for sightseeing you can have a feel of Kashmir here spend the day with a lot of fun and can store lovely memories about the place and store the beautiful locations in your camera and after a wonderful day you can have a great dinner and take rest in hotel at Meghamalai.
Day02: After breakfast see rest of the places and after having lunch check out hotel and get ready to drive back to Theni.