This route is predominantly in the cool hills of the South. The route starts at Munnar, Kerala and crosses into Tamil Nadu to the elephant shaped hills of Anaimalai. This route covers a total distance of about 160 kilometers, with gradual ascents and descents. This scenic route takes you through tea plantations, sandalwood forests and two national parks - Chinnan and Mannavar Chola. This route can be covered in a span of a few days, all year round.