Top 12 Trekking Places In Kerala That You Must Visit In Your Lifetime!

Written By

Gopika VC

Kerala has mountains, valleys, and gorges for every type of trekker! So, here's the list of Kerala's best trekking and must-see sites!

This beautiful peak is 2100 m high and is a popular place for people to get away. Once you get permission from the authorities at the base to climb, it's 17 km from Wayanad to the top.

Chembra Peak


The Top Station Trek is the most popular place for trekkers to go. This beautiful place is 40 km from the town of Munnar. On the way to Vattavada, you will pass by this place.

Top Station, Munnar


One of the most popular places to go hiking in Kerala is Anamudi. It is at a height of 2,479 metres above sea level.

Anamudi Peak, Munnar


Ramakkalmedu peak, 45 KM from Thekkady on the Idukki border, is another great hike for beginners. You can see Tamilnadu's various towns and villages.



Illikkal Kallu is a monolith on the tallest Illickal Mala in Meladukkam village in Kottayam district, 10 km from Marmala Waterfalls, 57 km from Kottayam, and 30 km from Vagamon

Illikkal Kallu


Agasthyarkoodam, Kerala's second-highest peak, located 62 km from Trivandrum and 6201 km above sea level. Kallar river's source is Agasthyarkoodam.



Trekking to Rajamalai is one of Munnar's most popular activities and a must-see for trekkers. It's also a crucial Kerala trekking spot.

Rajamalai, Eravikulam National Park


Kerala Forest Department offers a Kerala Trekking Package to Meesappulimala, part of Anamudi, the second-highest peak in the Western Ghats, with an immediate stay.



This range goes from Kozhikode to the district of Wayanad. This range is one of the most popular hill resorts. It is 2200 m above sea level.

Vellari Mala


If you're a beginner trekker, Palakkad's Dhoni hills are ideal. This popular Kerala jungle trekking location includes the Dhoni waterfalls.

Dhoni Hills


Kolukkumalai Tea Estate is a large tea plantation in Kottagudi village, Theni district, Tamil Nadu, 35 miles from Munnar. It's India's most beautiful tea estate near Munnar.

Kolukkumalai Tea Estate


Thrissur's Chimmony wildlife reserve is famous. This protected habitat is part of the Western ghats above 40 to 1116 metres from sea level in the Nelliyampathy valleys.

Chimmini, Thrissur