Jarugumalai is a small hill station in south side of Salem District of Tamil Nadu State. Two tribal villages Melur and Keelur, situated about 3,000 feet above the sea level in the hills. over 1,200 people live in this two villages in Jarugumalai in Kuralnatham panchayat.
"Pregnant women and patients are carried in a cradle or cot to reach the foothills and to the hospitals. Also, provisions and LPG cylinders are carried as head-load by the villagers to Jarugumalai on foot that takes over two-and-a-half hours to reach. Election materials to the booth at the Panchayat Union Middle School are carried as head-load by the villagers in all the elections held so far. Hence, there is a demand for road facility to the village." - Reference
But few months back in 2021, the road is constructed and opened for public.
This is strictly for non tourist. As there is no tourist attractions, hotels or a Tea shop. From salem we can go here for a short ride.