1-2 days
Most Asked Questions on Meghamalai

How many days are required to visit Meghamalai? Meghamalai takes atleast 1-2 days to visit the most important attractions. Meghamalai can be visited along with near by wonderful destinations like Madurai, Kodaikanal, Thekkady and Munnar by adding few additional days to your trip.

What is special in Meghamalai?

It is also known as Paccha Kumachi(Green Peak). The highest point of this place is 1500m above sea level. Megamalai is a Tea Estate despite all of us thinking of it as a tourist place. However, we can enjoy the nature, weather, waterfalls, mountain view and dams available in and around the place.

What are the animals in Megamalai?

Wildlife of Meghamalai Tiger Reserve
Spotted deer.
Spotted dove.
Barking deer.
Sambar deer.
Mouse deer.
Grizzled giant squirrel.
Indian flying fox.
Indian giant squirrel.

Is Megamalai open for tourists now?

Yes it is opened for tourists.

How many hairpin bends are there in Megamalai?

18 hairpin bends
There are 18 hairpin bends enroute to the top , the road is a mix of landslides , boulders and with no borders.

Which is the best time to visit Meghamalai?

The best season to visit Meghamalai is the winter season. The best months to visit are October, November, December, January, February, March, April and May. Meghamalai experiences monsoons between the months of July to September.

Which is famous for Theni?

Tourist Places
Penny Cuick Memorial. A memorial to Colonel John Pennycuick was unveiled at Lower Camp 8 Kms from Gudalur in Theni District. .
Megamalai Wilde Life. .
Veerapandi. .
Vaigaidam. .
Surulifalls. .
Sanneswarer Temple. .
Megamalai Chinna Suruli. .
Mangala Devi Kannagi Temple.

Is valparai a tiger?

Valparai and Anaimalai Tiger Reserve has a considerable number of Tigers.

Are there leopards in Ooty?

The movement of leopards in Ooty and its surrounding areas has been on the rise over the last few years. Leopards emerge from the forest cover at nights to hunt for pet dogs in residential areas.

How many tigers are there in Goa?

Goa does not have any resident tigers and the big cats spotted in Goa are originally from the forests of Karnataka, state Forest Minister Vishwajit Rane said on Friday.


125 Kms
Meghamalai is within Driving distance of Madurai (125 Kms – 4.50 hours).


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