Swamimalai Hills is shaped in the form of a cake. The hills with the high peaks appear to have a strong base at the bottom. The highest peak of these hills is about 4338 metres from ground level. The Swamimalai Hills are a much-desired route for trekkers. The Swamimalai trek route is around 6 km, to and fro. This trek leads to a peak from where the entire hill station is visible.
Other peaks like the Javadi Hills and Palamathi Hills, which are close to the Swamimalai Hills, are also famous trek routes. These hills are easier to climb and give the traveller the opportunity to enjoy the natural beauty from a distance. However, be ready to invest one day for this trip. It would be a day well spent.