(Last Updated on : 09-12-2014)
Anginda peak is nestled in the Kerala state of India
. It is the highest peak in Silent Valley National Park
. It lies just south of Sispara pass and forms the southernmost boundary of Mukurthi National Park
in Tamil Nadu
. The beauty of this peak lures tourists from various places of the world.
Location of Anginda Peak
It is located in the Nilgiri Hills
of the Western Ghats in Kerala, South India. The strategic location of Anginda peak is 11 1226N 76 2751E / 11.20722 N 76.46417 E / 11.20722; 76.46417. Altitude of Anginda peak is 2,383 metres (7,818 ft).
Attractions of Anginda Peak
The main attraction of the peak is its scenic beauty. The clear view of Anginda can be enjoyed from the 30 m observation tower at Sairandhri Visitors Centre. There is a population of the endemic and dying out Nilgiri Laughing-thrush at the Anginda-Sispara belt inside the Silent Valley National Park.
Anginda Peak offers wonderful opportunity for trekking
. Serious trekkers can take a 4-day trek route starting from Mukkali through Poochipara, Sairandhri, Walakkad and Sispara to Anginda peak. The journey of the trekking is interesting as it provides the opportunity of experiencing beautiful scenic view.
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