Megamalai - A hill station on the Kerala-Tamil Nadu borderGod's own country owns the precious pearl of tourism "Megamalai". Megamalai is 26 kilometres from Chinnamanur. It is on the Kerala-Tamil Nadu border. From the foggy hills of Meghamalai one can almost touch the clouds. The frequently changing whether is a highlight of Megamalai. For a moment, a veil of mist covers everything and in the next moment, a breath of wind clears the air, providing a beautiful view of the valley.
Megamalai is the originating place for Suruli Theertham (Suruli Waterfall near Cumbom).It is a buffer zone area of the Periyar Tiger Reserve and the Grizzled Squirrel Wildlife Sanctuary. The clean environment, rich flora and fauna, and natural waterfalls are all awaiting discerning visitors. There are no proper roads and basic amenities here other than those provided by the plantations. The main attration of Megamalai is its different ambience across seasons.