Meeshappul Mala

Meeshappul Mala (Meeshappuli Mala) is the second-highest peak in south India, also it is the highest peak ( 8660ft above the sea level) where trekking is allowed.

The name Meeshappul Mala (later known as Meeshappuli mala) derived from the geography of the mountain. Almost 90% of the mountain is grasslands covered with a special type of grass called “Meeshappullu” ( മീശപ്പുല്ല്  ) resembles the mustache. Also, the mountain ranges form the shape of a mustache.