Anamudi is the uppermost peak in the Western Ghats of South India with an elevation of 2695 meters. It is located in the Idduki district of Kerala. The slopes of the peak flourish in all categories of rare fauna and flora. The Atlas moth, is the bulkiest of its type in the world, is a unique inhabitant of the park. Other rare animal species found here are the lion-tailed macaques, leopards, the Nilgiri Langurs, tigers, etc.
An ideal trekking facility is provided here and tourists are permitted to go on foot up to the peak.
Anamudi Shola national park located in this locale is actually a protected area, which is administered by the forestry dept of Kerala. The sanctuary is separated into three constituencies – the core area, the tourism area and the buffer area. Visitors are allowed only to the tourism area – Rajamalai – where the Nilgiri Tahr can be observed at close quarters. Visitors are not allowed here during the monsoon season.