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Anamudi Peak, Munnar

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South India's highest summit, Anamudi Peak is part of a national park and of special interest to hikers and climbers. At an elevation of 2,695 m (8,842 ft), the mountain provides great views--it and the surrounding area provide a home for Asian elephants, Bengal tigers, and the last surviving population of the Nilgiri tahr (ibex). Make your Munnar itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.
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  • Overall lots of greenery. Need to take a short bus ride and then do a bit of trekking to reach Anamudi. please do not expect a peak like the Himalayas, but it is the highest in South India.Surrounded ...  more »
  • You buy a ticket out of Munnar and then get on a jeep which takes you to a checkpoint outside of the national park where you stand in line to board a bus. It's trying - but it's the only way to avoid ...  more »
  • People who love monsoons will definitely have a good time floating among the mist and cloud Bus ride(to be taken at (Eravikulam National Park ) in the hills gives the panoramic view of tea garden, vie...  more »
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  • It's the highest peak in south India it's an awesome place to visit. Most of the places are covered by tea plantations and hills. It's a must visit place in south India. It's a great place to spend a day with friends or family. Also there are many other attractions nearby
  • It was really awesome experience to be here. There are tea estates and deep shola forest. One can enjoy here unique kind of flowers which you must have not seen anywhere. There were flowering trees which were 3-4 m in height. It's a superb place for bird and butterfly lovers. One can see many wild animals too. Climate will be too chill in winters . There was no mobile phone signal except BSNL at particular locations. It's a really great place to visit.
  • Highest peak in south India. Cool weather. A really good way to escape from the summer heat.
  • Beautiful place which is slowly being explored. Pristine hills, green foliage and fresh air is what you can expect here. Occassional encounter with elephants can be expected. The terrain is hilly in nature so people with motion sickness take necessary precautions.
  • Anamudi is a mountain located in the Indian state of Kerala. It is the highest peak in the Kerala and South India, at an elevation of 2,695 metres (8,842 ft) and a topographic prominence of 2,479 metres (8,133 ft). It lies on the border of Devikulam Taluk, Idukki district and Kothamangalam Taluk, Ernakulam district. The name Anamudi literally translates to "elephant's forehead," a reference to the resemblance of the mountain to an elephant's head. The first recorded ascent of Anamudi was by General Douglas Hamilton of the Madras Army on May 4, 1862, but it is likely that there had been earlier ascents by local people. Anamudi peak is one of only three ultra prominent peaks in South India. It is also the peak with the greatest topographic isolation within India. It is the highest point in India south of Himalayas. Thus it is known as "Everest of South India"
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