Meesapulimala, Munnar – The Trekking Kingdom 2020

Meesapulimala: Mankind is evolving at this type of fast pace and the competition has to turn out to be so fierce that the existence of just about all humans has emerged as miserable and full of tension and strain.

People have started to develop various chronic diseases like tuberculosis, hypertension, blood pressure and other easting and mental disorders due to the excess stress which they are taking at their workplaces.

Because of this, people are usually looking out for ways that can help them to restore the misplaced fun detail in their lifestyles and additionally to provide them a break from their dull and repetitive ordinary routines and fill them with joy and strength.

Thus, the tourism industry all over the earth is one such enterprise which is constantly growing and evolving with time and new ventures and lucrative packages are continuously being presented by the tour organizations.

Why Should One Travel

For regaining the lost adventure and essence into their dull and bleak lifestyles, people are always looking for opportunities that will help them in forgetting the tensions of the past and fill their lives with adventure and thrill.

One such place is the state of Kerala which is present in the southern part of India. Kerala has many beautiful spots which are famous for their lovely scenic beauty, mesmerizing waterfalls, and awesome trekking spots.

One such famous trekking and the mesmerizing spot is the Meesapulimala trekking region. In this article, we would be covering the same.

Please stay with us till the end of the article as we would be covering various facts, photos, resort information, travel connectivity, and many more related to the place of Meesapulimala.

Trekking in Munnar

Munnar is a beautiful city which is located in the state of Kerala in the southern part of India. It is exactly located in the Idukki district of Kerala.

The city of Munnar is located around 118 kilometers from the Cochin international airport. The city is also well connected with nearby towns and villages by the means of frequent bus services and the local cab services.

Munnar city is famous for its various trekking and adventure spots. The lush green hills covered with a never-ending sheet of tea gardens and green shrubs along with the beautiful flora makes the scene picturesque and mesmerizing.

Some of the famous treks in Munnar include:

  • Chokramudi Trek
  • Idukki Trek
  • Chumar Trek
  • Meesapulimala Trek
  • Kannan Devan hills Trek
  • Chithirapuram Trek

Now, let us have a detailed look at the Meesapulimala trek and other wonderful offerings of this particular place located in the city of Munnar.

Meesapulimala Trek Zone

Meesapulimala is a wonderful place which is located in the city of Munnar. It gives the traveler or the tourist the wonderful opportunity to explore the unexplored areas of Munnar through the lush green hills.

meesapulimala trek zone

It offers almost the complete view of the city of Munnar through the trekking path which is almost 8.2 kilometers in length.

This trekking place has the second-highest height or altitude in the whole region of the Western Ghats and all the other trekking areas which are present in the famous Rhodo valley in Kerala.  

One can reach the beautiful place of Meesapulimala by traveling a distance of approx. 24.2 Kilometres from the main city of Munnar through the beautiful valley bypassing the Mattupetty road through the Aruvikkad estate.

The base camp is set in the trek spot at Meesapulimala. The next day in the morning, various jeeps are present at the base campsite which transport the tourists to the Rhodo valley, which is approximately 4.1 Kilometres from the base campsite.

This site of Rhodo valley is considered to be the last point where a tourist or person can travel by the means of any vehicle or jeep. From this point, the actual trekking starts.

While going to this place via jeeps, one can sport the famous Pandeva Caves on the way.

Base Camp Features in Meesapulimala

base camp in meesapulimala

The base camp in Meesapulimala is wonderful. One gets the chance to spend a night in the beautiful jungle-covered with a wide variety of flora and fauna.

If a tourist opts for the complete package which is offered by the tourism department, then he or she gets breakfast, lunch, snacks, and dinner along with a guide for the travel purpose.

The base camp is present at an amazing height or altitude of 6100 feet from the mean sea level.

The check-in time for the same is around 2 in the afternoon and the checkout time is stated around 23 hours after the time of check-in by the tourists. At a single time, a camp tent can hold around 42 tourists.

At night, barbeque is organized along with a campfire for the visitors. People sit around the fire and enjoy the delicious local food while dancing and singing together under the beautiful night sky and lush green forest.

The Rhodo Mansion

rhodo mansion munnar

The Rhodo mansion is an amazing resort cum mansion which is present at an amazing altitude of around 6100 feet from the mean sea level.

The tourists get a chance to live in this beautiful mansion and enjoy the various food delicacies and campfire at night. The very next day, in the morning the tourists start their trek along with the concerned guide from the tourism department.

The Sky Cottage

sky cottage meesapulimala munnar

As the name suggests, the sky cottage is a lonely cottage located at the top of Meesapulimala hill which is a perfect place for the newlywed couples to celebrate their honeymoon.

From the balcony of the cottage, one can see the beautiful waterfall along with the mesmerizing Anamudi hills.


Some of the frequently asked questions related to Meesapulimala are listed below:

1. Is the trek of Meesapulimala a right trek for the beginners?

The Meesapulimala trek is a normal trek that is completely okay for the beginners and rookies.

2. Are dangerous animals present in the Meesapulimala region?

No, dangerous animals are not present in the trekking region of Meesapulimala.


The main aim of this article is to provide our readers with a complete guide about the wonderful trekking spot present in Meesapulimala, near the city of Munnar in Kerala.

We have tried to cover the base camp, the various resorts and also the distance of Meesapulimala from nearby towns and cities.

We have also tried to cover the various modes of transport available in that particular region.

Happy Trekking.

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