The name 'Meghamalai' literally means 'hills covered with clouds'. An ideal weekend getaway to unwind near the city, 18 Hair Pin Bends are leads to the Megamalai. The drive from Chinnamanur to Meghamalai is really a breathtaking. The six thousand acres hills is surrounded by forest on all sides. It has several unpolluted tourists attractions including lakes and rivers and dense forest. Meghamalai hills are the originating point of river Suruli.The British had opened up Meghamalai for the cultivation of tea in the high ranges of Meghamalai way back in 1930's.