Paithalmala Trek, Kerala [7th - 8th March 2020] - Registration is ON
Paitalmala is a
charming hill station in North Kerala of the Western Ghats. Standing at the
height of 4,500 feet, the summit offers you a 180-degree view of both Kerala and
Karnataka range. The beauty has allured many of the nature enthusiasts,
photographers and trekkers to this place as the mist blankets the surrounding
hills and forest, which can be seen from an observatory tower near the peak.
Paithalmala has significant rainfall, most months, with a short dry season. The
average annual temperature is 21.4 °C.
Brahmagiri forest is considered rich in wildlife which includes animals as, the Asian elephant, tiger, leopard, dhole, gaur, wild boar, and several species of deer. The area has mainly evergreen and semi-evergreen forest, and in the higher altitudes, there are grasslands with shola forest patches. Bamboos are well represented in these forests.
Trekking Time :
|16 KM (up and down)
6 - 8 Hours depending on your pace.
|Temperature||Day : 25 - 27 Degrees C
Night : 16 - 20 Degrees C
|Accomodation Type||Dorms seperate for Gents and Ladies.|
|Washrooms||Available at Homestay|
|Food||Veg & Non-Veg Food|
|Transport||A/C Tempo Traveler.|
|Distance From Bangalore||320 KM|
|Attraction||Waterfalls, Coffee Estates.|
Friday: 6th March 2020
09:30 PM: Pick-up from BMC, Indiranagar
09:45 PM: Pick-up from New Shanthi Sagar Hotel, Domlur
10:00 PM: Pick up from Lifestyle, Magrath Road (Near Garuda Mall)
10:45 PM: Pick up from RR Nagar Arch, Mysore Road.
Saturday: 7th March 2020
06:00 AM: Reach Base - Freshen-up & Breakfast
08:30 AM: Start the trek
:Trek to peak - Have packed Lunch on the way up
01:00 PM: Reach Paitalmala. Explore. Start back
07:00 PM: Reach back homestay. Relax. Campfire
08:30 PM: Dinner
Sunday: 8th March 2020
06:30 AM: Wake up - Freshen-up
08:30 AM: Breakfast.
10:00 AM: Iruppu Falls visit.
09:00 PM: Reach Bangalore.
Note: Drop points will be the same as pick-up points
Charges: Rs.3,953/- per participant
Note: There is a hike in price from March 2020 to May 2020 for A/C Transport.
* A/C transport from Bangalore
* Basic First-Aid support
* Instructor from BMC
* Forest permissions
* 2 Breakfast
* 1 Lunch
* 1 Dinner
* Lunch on Sunday
* Anything which is not mentioned in inclusions.
Suggested things to carry:
PACK LIGHT, CARRY ONLY WHAT IS NECESSARY
- Personal medication (if any)
- Sweaters (Suggested)
- Strong backpack (Preferably water proof)
- Fresh pair of clothes for two days.
- Mosquito Reppellent Cream
- Water bottles (at least 2 liters of water)
- A torch with new batteries (must in case of emergency)
- You can carry Energy Food (Chocolate bars, flavored milk, Electrolyte drinks - Glucose etc.)
- Sunglasses, Sunscreen.
- Camera (Optional)
Read our Cancellation
Policy, just in case you have to cancel your participation.
Read our Refund Policy, in case we are forced to cancel this event.
Important points to be noted before registering.
For any clarification email us at [email protected] or call on 9611102222BMC Office Address: