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Address: Western Ghat, Nilgiri Hills | 11.3 Km from Kodaikanal, Kodaikanal, India

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A long hike with a very stiff climb at the end.

It is a beautiful climb up this mountain, you need to go early otherwise the mist comes in preventing a view! Long hike, at least 6 hours (up and down) not suitable for... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 13 September 2016
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Kodaikanal, India
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Kodaikanal, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

It is a beautiful climb up this mountain, you need to go early otherwise the mist comes in preventing a view! Long hike, at least 6 hours (up and down) not suitable for unexperienced hikers, with a steep climb at the end. Not allowed to enter this area without permission from the Forest Office!

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Chennai (Madras), India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016

Its a beautiful place for trekkers and travellers. But the place is not maintain clean. But the view of the place is simply superb and mind blowing. Natural Scenic with the essence of floral.

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Thanjavur, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2015

Actual feast to our eyes and soul. Rare species of fauna and flora. in the the name of visit the general public should not pollute the atmosphere and the natural environment..

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Navi Mumbai, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2015

Ideally suited for trekking this high peak has the picturesque view having scenic and natural beauty

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2015

Beautiful Place and a good trekking experience too enjoy, though this place is not proper maintain and its not clean but over all people are good over here and one who like trekking can go and enjoy the beautiful view.

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Bengaluru, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2015

Perumal Peak is a highest peak at Kodaikanal in the Perumalmalai hills, that are a part of the greater Western Ghats mountain range in Tamil Nadu, having an elevation of 2,440 meters (8,005 ft). It is a favourite spot for trekkers. I went with my friends we really enjoyed it. We took special permission from the forest department and went... More 

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Chennai (Madras), India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2015

Perumal Peak is a point of view . It is a peak of a hill surrounded by mist . best to view away from a distance.

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Bangalore, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2015

If you want to trek, this is the place for you. You can see many scenic views from this peak. The city and the lakes. Go with friends and family. if you enjoy walking in nature and seek some adventure, you are at the right place. Make sure that you return before 4:00PM during peak season, as it get dark... More 

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Bengaluru, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2015

One could feel the freshness of nature!!!! Memorable scenic view of kodai...Trek in a group for more fun.

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Bengaluru, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2015

From this point you can see the entire Kodai, the hills, lake, pine trees, greenery all around...one of the fabulous sights.

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