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Perumal Peak, Kodaikanal Address: Western Ghat, Nilgiri Hills, 11.3 Km from Kodaikanal, Kodaikanal, Tamil Nadu, 624101, India
Located at an altitude of 2,440 meters, Perumal Peak is the highest peak of Perumalai Hills. A part of the majestic Western Ghats, it is a place worth visiting while on Kodaikanal tour. Bestowed with best of nature, the peak is visited by both nature lovers and adventure seekers.
At a distance of around 18 km from Kodaikanal, this peak is every trekker’s dream destination. Along with this, Perumal peak also offers captivating view of the surrounding Western Ghats and the Nilgiri Hills.
The best time to climb the Perumal Peak is from the months of December to April or May. During monsoon, the trek might come slightly risky.
Activities at Perumal Peak, Kodaikanal
Perumal Peak is the best place to visit in Kodaikanal if you are looking for adventure. Hiking is one of the most popular activities to do at Perumal Peak. Another popular and exciting activity here is mountain biking. A wide range of restaurants are also located nearby.
With interesting treks that begin at the foothill of the peak near to the Perumalmalai village, it is indeed an ideal place for trekkers. The trek is about 7 km from one way which requires around 4 hours or more to reach the top of the peak. Trekkers can also have camping for a night on the peak; however many of the trekkers return on the same day itself. The view from the peak is absolutely enchanting.
How to Reach Perumal Peak near Kodaikanal
Perumal Peak is located at a distance of 18 km from Kodaikanal. It is located near the Perumalmalai Village that lies between Kodaikanal and Palani. Tourists can reach Perumal Peak by any mode of road transportation. Bus or taxis or private cars from as there are many regular buses from Kodaikanal and Palani to the peak. One can also hire a taxi or travel in their private vehicle to the Perumal Peak.