- Personal medication (if any)
- 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)
- Shoes with good grip
Kolukkumalai hills are home to the highest organic tea plantations in the world .About 7130 ft above sea level, Witness the gorgeous beauty of the tea gardens , play of the mist and fog and watch the panoramic views of the rolling hills from the top . Kolukkumalai hills is a must visit for every nature lover.
Kolukkumalai hills are still not known by many because this hill station is not for everyone. Only if you are a true nature lover and ready to take the bone-rattling drive up the hills – you will be able to witness the glorious beauty of the undulating tea gardens with majestic mountains in the background.
Kolukkumalai is easy to get to only be jeep or on foot across the mountains. Kolukkumalai is a heaven for nature lovers with a range of plants and fauna endemic to the area and opportunities to walk up its slope for some spectacular scenery of the peaks and swirling clouds below.
The slope safe house of Munnar has for quite some time been one of the greater part adored and perfect occasion goal – generally for its overcast perspectives and sprawling tea plants all around. In any case, around 38kms from Munnar, over the fringe, in Tamil Nadu, lies extraordinary compared to other kept privileged insights of this slope station.
|Reach Suryanelli Tea factory visit -Adventure activity Zip line and kayaking – Adventure jeep ride through the rocks is bumpy majestic mountains – Reach base camp – Briefing – Explore the camp spot – sunset hike to nearby peak – Campfire – Live Music – Dinner.|
|Early morning Breathtaking Sunrise jeep trek – trek to the base camp through tea plantations – waterfalls visit – Back to suriyanalie.|
|Munnar pick up will be Extra charge
suriyanalie – kolukkumalai
CHECK IN TIME
3 PM to 4 PM
|Approximately Next day 12:00 PM|
|Comfortable athletic clothing, hiking boots, hat, jacket and sunscreen.|
|If you have any spine or backache problems or backaches keep away from this ride. Pregnant women, people with heart and other health issues, minors and senior citizens should not risk it as well.|
|Witness the gorgeous beauty of the tea gardens , play of the mist and fog and watch the panoramic views of the rolling hills from the top . Kolukkumalai hills is a must visit for every nature lover.
We start our journey towards Kolukkumalai hill world highest organic tea plantations Camp by departing from Bangalore / Chennai at night.
A drive through the town of Suryanelli takes you to sprawling tea gardens owned by Harrisons Malayalam Ltd
09:00 AM – Breakfast (on you)
10:30 AM Tea factory Visit
12.00 Proceed to Camp spot via Jeep
Harrisons Malayalam Ltd at this point and from here starts the bumby off-roading through a narrow and rocky path with a number of hairpin bends all the way up to the Kolukkumalai Peak.
1:00 PM Lunch
2.00 PM Check in, Camp briefing
3.00 PM Explore the Camp spot
After one and half hours of bone-rattling drive you come across a board saying “Now ‘U R’ at 7130 ft.” the Kolukkumalai Peak. The view from this spot will literally take your breath away! The embrace of misty clouds with instantly make you forget the painful drive the moment it engulfs you in it’s arms. It’s beauty at it’s peak..
4.00 PM Hot tea/coffee
5.00 PM Sunset hike to the nearby peak
6.30 PM Return to the camp spot for hot soup & Snacks
7.30 PM Campfire, Icebreaking Session & Live Music
8.30 PM Dinner (Chapati, Rice, Chicken/Veg Curry & Salad)
What is included in the tour
|Veg Meals (2 Breakfast, 1 lunch & 1 Dinner)|
|Non A/C Transport from Bangalore to Bangalore|
|Basic First aid Support|
|Campfire – live music|
|Adventure off road jeep ride|
|Tea factory visit|
|What is NOT included in the tour|
|Personal Expense:( snacks, mineral water etc)|
|Any kind of insurance|
|Anything not included in the inclusions above|