Trek Mates India invites you Trek to Yellapatty, Munnar (Kerala) On 28th-29th Oct'17.
Activities: Trekking / Camping
A wonderful journey will take you above the Yellapetty Estate of the Kanan Devan Hills Plantations. (Passing through Mattupatty Dam, Echo-Point, Kundalai Dam) This wonderful trek will be through the mountain ridges the area where you can have a panoramic view of the low land Tamil Nadu, the view of second highest peak, Kolukkumalai the highest tea growing estate in the world etc.. This day trek will be short and adventures through the thick forest... and we will have the overnight camp in the beautiful valley of the mountain cliff which is surrounded by forests and the panoramic mountains. After reaching the campsite rest of the day is free for exploring the beautiful mountain ranges, bird watching, etc.
Starting point: Munnar Town @ 10:00 am.
From Munnar town a wonderful drive through the green carpeted tea plantations of Kanan Devan Hills will take you to the foot hills of Yellapatty which is at 29 kilometer distance from Munnar town en route to Top Station. On the way we will be passing by some of popular tourist attractions of Munnar (Madupatty dam, Echo-Point, Kundalai dam) and will start our trek at Yellapatty tea estate at the height of 1700 meters from MLS. This trek will be through the tea planters village, tea plantations, dense shola forest etc. It is an ideal route for bird watching and to spot Nilgiri langoors, giant squirrels, etc... After a short trek we reach the camp in the beautiful valley of the mountain cliff, surrounded by forests and the panoramic mountains, where the clouds will float under your feet. After reaching the campsite rest for the day and explore the beautiful mountain ranges. And one can even go for bird watching etc. Overnight camp in the comfortable tent.
Durations of trekking (approx): 1-2 hours
The camp situates at the eastern slope of the Western Ghats and its one of best camps in and around Munnar for a sunrise view. So we will have an early wake up for sunrise. After breakfast we start our trek on the mountain ridges of the eastern slopes, which 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 variety of nature like shola forest, ever green, mountain 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)
Durations of trekking (approx): 4- 5 hours
After breakfast, we take you to the main road. Proceeding to planned destination
Will drop in Munnar town by 03:00 pm.
Pickup and drop from Munnar town
Freshup on arrival in hotel
5 time food (2L,1B,1D)
Stay by tent
TMI Expertise Charges