The ancient temple of Mangala Devi is hidden in the dense woods at the top of a peak 1337 m above sea level. The temple is built in the traditional Kerala style of architecture. Visitors are allowed here only on the Chithra Pournami festival day held during the month of April / May. The peak commands a panoramic view of the eastern slopes of the ghats and some hill villages of Tamil Nadu.
Permission to visit the area can be obtained from the Wildlife Warden, Thekkady. Ph: +91 4869 322027
Nearest railway station: Kottayam 107 km; Theni (Tamilnadu), about 63 km
Nearest airport: Cochin International Airport, about 142 km
Latitude: 9.598042, Longitude: 77.221084
Altitude: 1337 m Above sea level