If you have the patience to travel 13km/h on an average to cover 40 kms then you should surely try a travel to Meghamalai. This place is just awesome with it’s beauty and pure with it’s unpolluted echo system.
We went to this place from Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala. We took the route via Kottarakkara, Adoor, Thiruvalla, Kumili, Chinnamanoor (near cumbum) and then the 40 kms road to Meghamalai.
The climate is really cool and the season is from November to February. Other months also are good to visit and it’ll be good to avoid the rainy seasons. It’ll be relatively crowded during April to June as it’s the summer holidays time.
The tea estate managements are the main hosts there. You could opt for the panchayath guest house also which is cheaper, but comes with less facilities.