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Meesapulimala, 2,640 metres (8,661 ft) above sea level, is the second highest peak in the Western Ghats after Anamudi in Idukki District
Near to the famous hill station Munnar in Kerala is a lesser known destination called Meesappulimala – a destination for the highly adventurous. The second highest peak in the Western Ghats, here you can have a memorable trekking experience with clouds in company. This mesmerizing paradise of nature is slowly getting popular among ardent trekkers.
Travel a distance of 24 km from Munnar via Mattupetty through Aruvikkad estate and you will reach the base camp of Meesappulimala. The journey to the base camp is difficult, yet exciting. En route you can see the Pandava cave. The villagers believe that the Pandavas, the heroes of the Indian epic Mahabharata, stayed in this cave during their twelve years of exile in the forest. This beautiful cave also shelters countless small and chirpy birds.
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Meesapulimala is the second highest peak in the Western Ghats on the Indian subcontinent after Anamudi in Idukki District Kerala. Its peak is 2,640 metres (8,661 ft) above sea level. It is formed of eight hills spreads like a moustache , that is why it get the name Meesapulimala.
This place is rich in flora and fauna. The winding roads of the hills are through a deep forest. Travelling by roadi will give you an opportunity to explore the wilderness very closely. The place is famous for its view from the hill top. A range of deep valleys are visible from here. The panoramic view from this hilltop is mesmerizing.

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