Mangala devi temple, the ancient temple is located 15 kms
from Thekkady. It lies hidden in the
dense woods at the top of a peak 1337 m above sea level.
The temple is built in the traditional Kerala style of architecture. Visitors are allowed here only on the Chithra Pournami festival day.
The peak commands a panoramic view of the eastern slopes of the ghats and some hill villages of Tamil Nadu. Permission to visit the area can be obtained from the Wildlife Warden, Thekkady.