Chinnar Trekking

Exploring the region of Western Ghats can be a mind-blowing experience for every nature lover and adventure enthusiasts. One of the best destinations to enjoy the natural beauty of Western Ghats is Chinnar Valley which spreads in both Kerala and Tamil Nadu states over 200 sq.kms. You can explore many attractions during Chinnar trekking such as sacred groves, cave temples, megalithic burials and rock shelter paintings.

KSU.in organize thrilling Chinnar Trekking and arrange your pickup from Kochi / Cochin, Coimbatore, Munnar or Ootty. You can also report and join us at our Marayoor base station. Chinnar trekking usually starts after lunch and the route usually designed based on the number of camp days and the climate. You can start the trekking with a small backpack with dress and other personal belongings.

Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary Trekking Programmes (Hiking)

Category1
RateIndian Rs. 225.00, Foreigners Rs. 615.00
Check In PlaceChinnar Forest Check Post, Information Center
Duration3 Hours
AttractionsRiver Side, Watch Tower, Wildlife Sighting , Etc
Category2
RateIndian Rs. 600.00, Foreigners Rs. 1300.00
Check In PlaceChinnar Forest Check Post, Information Center
Duration6 Hours
AttractionsRiver Side, Watch Tower, Wildlife Sighting , Hard Trekking
Category3
RateIndian Rs. 150.00, Foreigners Rs. 515.00
Check In PlaceChinnar Forest Check Post, Information Center
Duration3 Hours
AttractionsRiver Side, Watch Tower, Wildlife Sighting , Short Trekking

The general itinerary for Chinnar trekking as follows:

Day-1

The trekking starts after the lunch from the Chinnar base and the journey through the forest to reach the Tree house should be exciting. After check-in the Tree house, we will take the trek to an area called ‘Kallikkad’ to watch more wildlife. It must be a wonderful experience to enjoy the beauty of the hillocks and forests around. You will also love your overnight stay in the tree house.

Day-2

Start for the hike to the next destination, a hill top house after a hot black coffee which is around 6 kilometers away. There is a stop on the way near a tribal village where all of you can have breakfast with tea. You can reach the camp before lunch. After the lunch prepared by the tribal guards and taking some rest, you can again start hiking to spot unique wildlife. Everybody will be back to the camp before night falls and after the bath gets ready for the campfire dinner.

Day-3

Wake by hearing the sound of birds and animals and trek to the nearest waterhole after a bed coffee. You can return to the camp for breakfast and start hiking to the log house near the river, which is the next camp. After the lunch, you can enjoy a dip or swim in the pond. Then start hiking again to enjoy nature and watch wildlife.

ABOUT CAMPS

You can find different camp options for Chinnar Trekking.

Tree House

Built on large trees, 4 people can accommodate in Tree houses. We will provide mattresses, blankets, pillows and sheets. Since the ladder to the tree house is detachable, you can safely stay in the Tree houses.

Hill Top Hut

This campsite is traditionally built on the edge of the Thengamala Mountain using mud, bamboo and grass used mainly by the rangers to watch poachers and smugglers. With 2 rooms, you can find basic amenities in them.

Log House

Located near a waterfall on the bank of Pambar River, this camp has one room, spacious balcony and attached bathroom.

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