Meesapulimala- Have you ever visited it?

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2nd Nov 2019
Photo of Meesapulimala- Have you ever visited it? by Sureshkumar C
Day 1

Meesapulimala Peak trek is a trek through lush green valleys,  charming tea estates, gurgling brooks – peace is easy to find in the idyllic surroundings of Meesapulimala. Located at a significant altitude of 8,661 feet in the Idukki district of Kerala, Meesapulimala is a trek through eight hills, passing through the shared border of Tamil Nadu and Kerala.

This 8 km trek from kolukkumalai after the trek of 9kms from suryanelli to kolukkumalai  takes you through high altitude grasslands, rainforests and wildlife.

The Meesapulima Peak is called so because it apparently resembles a tiger’s face, although you’re not likely to spot any tiger here. “Meesa,” means moustache, “puli,” means tiger and “mala,” means hill. Hence, it is from this that the peak gets its name from and this is why it is called so.

This is just a day’s trek and hence trekkers of any age can go for this trek. There are plenty scenic spot in this trek that trekkers can enjoy and capture. It is a easy to moderate trek and therefore can be completed without any hindrances

Way to reach: I've visited twice to this spot.

Once a solo trek from kurangini- kolukkumalai- meesapulimala ( not allowed nowadays) 16-17kms total distance.

Another way is walk from suryanelli- kolukkumalai- meesapulimala same distance almost as above.

Jeeps are available on hire basis from suryanelli.

Camping is available in  kolukkumalai on paid basis.

Contact:
Selvakumar kolukkumalai tea estate supervisor:8300773416

It's one of the best spot or enjoy the sunrise in the western Ghats. ❣️

Photo of Meesapulimala- Have you ever visited it? by Sureshkumar C

Misty meesapuli❣️

Photo of Meesapulimala- Have you ever visited it? by Sureshkumar C

Oh God it's getting dark, I should head back????

Photo of Meesapulimala- Have you ever visited it? by Sureshkumar C

Lot to climb , very slippery

Photo of Meesapulimala- Have you ever visited it? by Sureshkumar C
Photo of Meesapulimala- Have you ever visited it? by Sureshkumar C

Mission meesapulimala!

Photo of Meesapulimala- Have you ever visited it? by Sureshkumar C

Oh mighty meesapulimala

Photo of Meesapulimala- Have you ever visited it? by Sureshkumar C
Photo of Meesapulimala- Have you ever visited it? by Sureshkumar C

Two state forest border

Photo of Meesapulimala- Have you ever visited it? by Sureshkumar C
Photo of Meesapulimala- Have you ever visited it? by Sureshkumar C

Solo trekking ❣️

Photo of Meesapulimala- Have you ever visited it? by Sureshkumar C

That's the peak

Photo of Meesapulimala- Have you ever visited it? by Sureshkumar C

Sunrise ❣️

Photo of Meesapulimala- Have you ever visited it? by Sureshkumar C
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