Megamalai is located on the slopes of the Western Ghats, amidst the lush green Tea plantations and Cardamom estates. It is popularly called 'High Wavy Mountains'.
It is a cool and misty mountain range and lies at a distance of 48 km from Theni. A perfect place for nature lovers, its altitude is 1,500 m above sea level.
The vegetation of the Meghamalai hills includes scrub forests at the foothills, stretches of tea and coffee estates, spice plantations of pepper, cardamom, cinnamon and the dense evergreen forest cover.