Top 15 Beautiful Mountains in Indian Ghats

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India is such a beautiful country, there are so many attractive and pleasing places to visit here. If you love monsoons and are planning a trip then mountain ghats are a perfect choice. There are some beautiful places that will exceed your imagination.

Top 15 Beautiful Mountains in Indian Ghats

1. Anamudi, Kerala

Anamudi, kerela
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Anamudi is a mountain located on the border of Devikulam Taluk, Idukki district and Kothamangalam Taluk, Ernakulam district. It is the highest peak in the southern Himalayas. Anamudi is 13kms away from Munnar. If you planning for a trek then go for it.

2. Nilgiri hills, Tamil Nadu

Nilgiri hills, Tamil Nadu
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The Nilgiri ghats are a form of Western Ghats in western Tamil Nadu of South India. The Nilgiri hills are part of larger mountains and are a very famous spot for tourists. Nilgiri means blue hill. It is believed that the bluish flowers of kurinji shrubs gave rise to the name. The highest point in Nilgiris is Doddabeta peak. The Nilgiri hills are also known as the Queen of the hills.

3. Palani hills, Tamil Nadu

Palani hills, Tamil Nadu
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Palani hills are the mountain in the states of Kerala and Tamil Nadu. Palani hills are an eastward extension of Western Ghats. It is also a worship place of Lord Karthikeyan, the primary god in Tamil Nadu. It is known for its greenery, rocks, and fresh air.  

4. Kundremukh hills

Kundremukh hills
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Kundremukh is famous for iron ore from the hills. Kundremukh is the most attractive tourist place. It can be visited anytime in summer, monsoon, and winter. There is a mountain in Kundremukh which is almost similar to the Horse-face and that’s why it is named kundremukh. If you are a nature lover then this is the place you must head to.

5. Malshej Ghat, Maharashtra

Malshej Ghat, Maharashtra
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Malshej Ghat is a mountain in the western ghat situated along the Thane-Pune road of Maharashtra. It is known for landslides during monsoon. Flamingoes are the most available birds there. The valleys are the most powerful attraction there. Malshej Ghat is set with beautiful surroundings to keep you away from busy city life. It has adventure activities like trekking, surrounded by beautiful waterfalls and nature.

6. Mundakayam Ghat, Vagamon, Kerala

Mundakayam Ghat, Vagamon, Kerala
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Mundakayam is a place 8km away from Vagamon. This place is mainly known for its setting sun and famed bird watching. This place is famous for adventure seekers and nature lovers. Vagamon is becoming quite popular because of the paragliding activities by ASSTA.  

7. Matheran ghat, Maharashtra

Matheran ghat, Maharashtra
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Matheran is a hill station in the Raigad district of Maharashtra. It’s like a weekend spot for metropolitans. It’s the smallest hill station in India. The sunrise and sunset are the best views from here. The town also has the largest monkey population.

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8. Sivalik Hills, Himachal Pradesh

Sivalik Hills, Himachal Pradesh
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Sivalik hills are the mountain range of the outer Himalayas and are located in Himachal Pradesh. Sivalik hills are a lesser-explored region but now it is one of the most attractive tourist places. This is an ideal spot for adventure activities, photographers, and nature lovers.

9. Meesapulimala, Kerala

Meesapulimala, Kerala
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Meesapulimala is the third highest peak in the western ghats of Idukki and is mainly known for wildlife sighting for Nilgiri Thar, Sambar Deer, Wild Gaur, Wild Dogs and even the Sloth Bear. Around 15 km away lies Rhodovalley which is famous for the blooming Rhodendron trees.

10. Chembra Peak, Wayanad

 Chembra Peak, Wayanad
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Chembra is located near the town of Meppadi and is 8 km from Kalpetta. If you admire soothing and peaceful natural beauty then this is the perfect stop for you. You can also try some adventure activities here. The peak is visible from all the sites of Wayanad.

11. Banasura hills, Wayanad, Kerala

 Banasura hills, Wayanad, Kerala
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Banasura hills are one of the mountains in the western ghats of Wayanad district, Kerala. The region provides some amazing spots for clicking pictures. The dawn of this region sends an invitation to the beautiful natural beauty.

12. Kodachadri, Karnataka

 Kodachadri, Karnataka
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Kodachadri is a mountain peak in the Western Ghats that has dense forests. It is declared a natural site by the government of Karnataka. It is covered with greenery and forests. The place has a cool climate. Around 5km from Kodachadri is a waterfall named Hidlumane waterfalls and it can be reached by trekking.

13. Kalsubai, Maharashtra

 Kalsubai, Maharashtra
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 Kalsubai is a mountain in the Western Ghats located in Maharashtra. The peak attracts a large number of trekkers and devotees since it is also popular for a Temple. It is one of the reasons this mountain is famous in the Sahyadri range.

14. Mullyangiri, Karnataka

 Mullyangiri, Karnataka
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 Mullayangiri is a mountain range in the Western Ghats of Karnataka. It is one of the best trekking places in Karnataka. It is simply breathtaking.  A trek to Mullayangiri is one hell of an experience and a thrilling adventure that you cannot afford to miss.

15. Perumal peak, Tamil Nadu

 Perumal peak, Tamil Nadu
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 Perumal is a high peak at Kodaikanal in Perumal malai hills, which is a greater part of the Western Ghats in Tamil Nadu. Best place for the snapshots among the photographers and best known among the trekkers. For visitors with the purpose of site seeing or looking for natural beauty, the monsoon is the best time. Photography is monsoon has its own touch among the trails.

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