Trek to Chembra Peak and Meenmutty waterfalls [9th- 10th March 2013] - Registration is ON

About Chembra Peak : .The Chembra Peak is the highest peak in Wayanad, at 2100m above sea level. Chembra is located near the town of Meppady and is 14 km west of Kalpetta. It is part of the Wayanad hill ranges in Western Ghats, adjoining the Nilgiri Hills in Tamilnadu and Vellarimala in Kozhikode district in Kerala. Chembra peak is accessible by foot from Meppady. District Tourism Promotion Council provides guides and trekking equipments on hire charges to the tourists.. Permission from the forest office in Meppady is required for trekking up to the Chembra peak. A heart shaped lake en route to the top of the peak is a major tourist attraction. The lake is believed to have never dried up.

About Meenmutty waterfalls:
Meenmutty Falls is located 29 km from Kalpetta in Wayanad District in the state of Kerala, India. It is a three-tiered waterfall with a height of 300 meters. Meenmutty Falls, the largest and most spectacular waterfall in the Wayanad District, is a 2 km hike though the jungle from the main Ooty Road. It is Kerala"s second largest waterfall and the one most unspoiled in its natural setting. Each of its three tiers requires a separate hike through a moist, deciduous forest. The path is quiet dangerous and tiresome. but the waterfall is worth it.
 

Difficulty level  Moderate
Approx Temperature  Max 30 degrees C
Accommodation type
Depending on the availability:
a) If weather is good, we will prefer to camp out. Be noted that its a place in middle of nowhere, NO restrooms are accessible (one has to depend on natural resources)
b) Dormitories: Ideally big room where people sleep in sleeping bags provided by us. There will be separate rooms for women and men.
Washrooms Only at base camp. Only toilets, difficult to get shower/hot water etc.
Food Basic Vegetarian food (2 Breakfasts, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner)
Transport Non-A/C. Depending on number of participants it can be Tavera/Qualis, Tempo Traveler, Minibus, Bus, others.
Distance from Bangalore 290 KM (one way)
Total trekking distance 8 KM approx. (one way)
Attraction Meenmutty water falls

 

Tentative Schedule:  

Friday 8th March 2013
09:30 PM Pick up from BMC, Jeevanbeema Nagar
09:45 PM Pick up from New Shanthi Sagar Hotel, Domlur
10:00 PM Pick up from
Lifestyle, Magrath Road (Near Garuda Mall)
Saturday 9th March 2013
06.00 AM Arrival at the camp site near Karapuzha dam  - freshen up and have breakfast
08.00 AM Proceed for Chembra peak after availing permissions and guides
01:00 PM reach peak and have packed lunch
02:00 PM start climbing down
05:30 PM Reach campsite
08:00 PM Campfire followed by dinner and night stay
Sunday 10th March 2013
08.00 AM Have breakfast at campsite
09.00 AM Pack your bags and start to Meenmutty Waterfalls
01:00 PM Have self sponsored lunch and start back to Bangalore
10:00 PM Reach back to Bangalore

Note: Drop points will be the same as pick-up points
 

Participation Fees: Rs.3500.00
Above charges include: Non-AC Transport, Basic Vegetarian Food, Tented accommodation with sleeping bags, Trek guide, Forest Dept permission, coordinator, First-aid etc.
Above charges doesn't include: Lunch on Sunday, Any medical emergency apart from First-aid, Anything not mentioned above

Note: 1. Do carry your original photo ID card during travel
           2. There might be a possibility of the authority to charge more for foreign nationals. In such case, if any of you are of foreign nationality, you might have to pay the difference on spot



Suggested things to carry
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One strong back-pack
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  2 liters water bottle
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  Head wear like Caps, hats or bandanas
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  Toiletries (Comb, shampoo, tissue paper, soap, toothbrush, etc.)
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  Small torch with new batteries
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  Shoes for trekking
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  Change of clothes enough for two days
-  Energy food such as Chocolates, nutrition-bars, juice packs etc.
-  Rain coat (Just in case)
-  Camera (Optional)
-  You can carry Moov spray / Lemon for leeches as well
 

Payment options:
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Important points to be noted before registering

For any clarification email us at [email protected] or call on 9611102222

BMC Office Address :
No. 1651 , 10th Main, HAL 3rd Stage,
Jeevanbeema Nagar , Banglore-560075
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