Anaimalai Hills

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Anamala Hills

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Anaimalai Hills or Anamala Hills are a range of mountains that form the southern border of the Western Ghats, through Tamil Nadu and Kerala. While they are famous for the highest peak in South India, the lower slopes boast of expansive tea & coffee plantations. Rosewood, Sandalwood, Teak and Sago Palms form dense monsoon forests in this region. It is a popular trekking destination in South India - a wispy escape from tropical heat.

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The Anamudi Peak, at the southwestern end of the range, is the highest peak in South India - standing 8,842 feet tall. Some other attractions include Monkey Falls, Aliyar, the Crocodile Breeding Centre at Amaravati, Indira Gandhi Wildlife Sanctuary and National Park, Attakatti, Mirar, Kullipatti, Manompally, Chinnar, Varagaliar and Manjampatty.

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What is the best time to visit Anaimalai hills?

The best time to visit Anaimalai Hills is September - June. November offers a wispy winter experience, right after the heavy monsoons. While the weather is great here throughout the year, it makes for a great summer get away. Insects and humidity may disturb travellers during the monsoons, but the views are scenic.
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What is the best way to reach Anaimalai hills?

  • The closest airport is Coimbatore International Airport, 119 km away.
  • The closest railway station is at Pollachi, around 70 km away.
  • Both cities are well connected to Anaimalai Hills by road. Buses and taxis are readily available.

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What are the places near Anaimalai hills?

The top places near to Anaimalai hills are Munnar which is 24 km from Anaimalai hills, Kodaikanal which is located 53 km from Anaimalai hills, Ooty which is located 128 km from Anaimalai hills, Nelliyampathy which is located 42 km from Anaimalai hills, Kochi which is located 86 km from Anaimalai hills

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