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Short trek and camp

Option 01 Easy Challenge


The First day Rodho-valley ***
Starting
height
1750 meters

Height at
camp
2300

Highest point

Lowest point

Total distance

2637 meters

1750 meters

12-13 Kms

Terrain

After early breakfast we will have a jeep ride through the tea estates to Silent valley
estate for about 25 kilometers (1 hour) to the foothill point and today we will start our
trek from the height of 1750 meters, through the grantees plantations, pine trees,
through the rolling grasslands etc, after few ascending and descending we will summit
the peak Meesapulimalai the second highest peak in South India (2637 meters), from
the ridge its offers spectacular view of both the low land of Tamil Nadu the highest tea
estate, couple of lakes unique valley of grasslands etc,
After a short refreshment break the trek will continue through a valley where the
rhododendrons and pine forests grows wild and of course a unique eco system of grass
land and streams through them, to the campsite. Overnight camp in comfortable tents
by the side of gurgling mountain streams at Rodho-valley with the beautiful natural
brooks and the meadows of Western Ghats
The Second day Camp footprint
Starting
height
2300 meters

Height at
camp
2100

Highest point

Lowest point

Total distance

2400 meters

1750 meters

16-18 kms

Terrain

This day will be passing through the pine forests rolling grasslands and the scenic beauty
of the mountain ranges and through the dense shoals of camp Malai, will take some
zigzag walk through the rolling grass land with the shola forest, couple of lakes and
mountain ranges views on the other side, to reach the tea estate we have take bit steep
downhill for a short distance easy challenge but fun reach Yellapatty Estate. To the
camp we will walk through the tea estates and with the short climb through the dense
forest will reach the mountain cliff for overnight camp, the camp site which is surrounded
by forests and the panoramic mountains with wonderful views where the clouds are
floats under your feet at camp Footprint.
The third day Top Station
Starting
height
2050 meters

Height at
camp
1750 meters

Highest point

Lowest point

Total distance

Terrain

2250 meters

1750 meters

12 kms

Easy

The camp footprint situates at the eastern slope of the Western Ghats and its one of best
camps in and around Munnar for a sunrise so will have an early wake up for sunrise.
After breakfast will start our trek on the mountain ridges of the eastern slopes, offers
fantastic view of tea plantations, second highest peak, the highest tea estate and the low
land of Tamil Nadu, the vegetation we are passing which are good habitat for some
endemic birds and wildlife, we may have chances to spot some of them during our trek
(matter of chance) this day trek offers verity of nature like shola forest, ever green,
montain forest, grass lands, tea plantations, villages etc, will reach Top station border

village for Kerala and Tamil Nadu, our camp will be close to the village at Top Station
(1800 meters MSL)
The fourth day
Top station to planned destination (Duration optional)
Cost Rs. 10500/- per Pax (minimum 4 Pax (in terms of cost it will be Rs. 42000/- up to
Pax including jeep transfer from Munnar to Silent Valley)

Option 02 EASY MODERATE


The first day
Suryanelly Kolukkumalai 4-5 hours (including factory visit)
Starting
height
1650 meters

Height at
camp
2160 meters

Highest point

Lowest point

Total distance

Terrain

2160 meters

2000 meters
At factory we
will be going
up to 1900
meters

11/12 kms

Easy

Today, will have an easy hike through the tea estates to the highest tea estate in the
World, today will start our hike form Suryanelly estate (24 kilometers approx from
Munnar town) the whole trek we will have gradual ascending from the height of 1700
meters to 2160 meters the trek will be about 10 kilometers. We will pass the camp to
visit the one of the oldest tea factory in this region built at 1935 with orthodox method
process, offers one of the best organic tea, we can taste the fresh tea after the factory
visit and walk back to campsite, overnight at the comfortable tents with campfire and
dinner.
The second day
Kolukkumalai Rodho-valley 5-7 hours
Starting
height
2160 meters

Height at
camp
2250 meters

Highest point

Lowest point

2637 meters

2200 meters

Total
distance
14 kms

Terrain
Easychallenge

Our camp is at the eastern slope of the western Ghats so it is one of best camps for the
sunrise so will have a early wake up call for the sunrise and free time up to breakfast,
after the breakfast a short walk through the tea fields will take you to the foot hill of
Meesapulimalai the second highest peak in South India, before reaching the rolling
grass land we need to cross through the shola forest on the ridge offers spectacular view
of both the low land of Tamil Nadu and the peaks as well, will have one stretch moderate
climb for 1-1.30 hours to summit the peak (2637 meters)
After a short refreshment break the trek will continue through a valley where the
rhododendrons and pine forests grows wild and of course a unique eco system of grass
land and streams through them, to the campsite. Overnight camp in comfortable tents
by the side of gurgling mountain streams at Rodho-valley with the beautiful natural
brooks and the meadows of Western Ghats

The Third day


Rhodo valley Camp footprint 7-8 hours
Starting
height
2300 meters

Height at
camp
2100

Highest point

Lowest point

Total distance

2400 meters

1750 meters

16-18 kms

Terrain

This day will be passing through the pine forests rolling grasslands and the scenic beauty
of the mountain ranges and through the dense shoals of camp Malai, will take some
zigzag walk through the rolling grass land with the shola forest, couple of lakes and
mountain ranges views on the other side, to reach the tea estate we have take bit steep
downhill for a short distance easy challenge but fun reach Yellapatty Estate. To the
camp we will walk through the tea estates and with the short climb through the dense
forest will reach the mountain cliff for overnight camp, the camp site which is surrounded
by forests and the panoramic mountains with wonderful views where the clouds are
floats under your feet at camp Footprint.
The Fourth day Yellapatty
Camp Footprint to Yellapatty
Starting
Height at
height
camp
2100 meters
-

Highest point

Lowest point

Total distance

2100 meters

1750 meters

3-4 kms

Terrain

The camp footprint situates at the eastern slope of the Western Ghats and its one of best
camps in and around Munnar for a sunrise so will have an early wake up for sunrise.
After breakfast will trek about (less than) one hour and will proceed to planned
destination
Cost Rs. 11500/- per Pax (minimum 4 Pax (in terms of cost it will be Rs. 46000/- up to
Pax including jeep transfer from Munnar to Silent Valley)

Cost includes all meals (first day picnic lunch), porters, rent for camp, guides, back up
jeep, refreshment, al the permissions from related departments, etc,)
We will provide Dome or A frame Alpine type tents, Kitchen tent, Dinning tent, Table,
Chairs, Toilet tents etc.., we advice to bring their own sleeping bags if not we can provide
sleeping bags too
The trek routes, timing, distances and campsites may change with or without
prior notice according to the local circumstances
The trek routs
All the treks in and Munnar will take you through a valleys and the mountain terrain of
the great Western Ghats, consist of unique ecosystem like the rolling grasslands,
montane forests, Shola forests (patches of ever green forests) valley of rhododendrons,
wild flowers, Gurgling mountain streams, tea plantations, tea estates and the villages
etc.....
General informations

These programs are motivated for........


(ECO- TOURISM) Environment friendly sustainable tourism
To conserve the nature, traditions and culture
All the programs are Eco- friendly.

All the programs are conducted with proper permission from the related
departments or through EDC of KFDC.
Programs are flexible and exclusive
We are happy to make special itineraries on requirement

Please feel free for any clarification.

Manoj
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