Perumal Peak lies 11 km from Kodaikanal and is an interesting spot for trekkers and tourists alike. At an elevation of 2,440 m, this is the highest peak of the Perumal Malai range. Nestled in the lush Western Ghats, it offers stunning views of the Nilgiri Hills and valleys beyond. As per locals, this mighty peak is an erstwhile volcano and that stopped erupting about 1000 years ago. Its popular 11 km trekking trail begins at Neutral Saddle near Perumal Mallai and takes around four hours to traverse.