Camping at Paithalmala (Group Package)
Kannur, Kerala, India
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  • Duration in Days
  • 35
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  • Trip introduction

    Embark on this camping trip in Paithalmala with your friends or family to escape the crowds of the city and go into the calm, lush greenery of Kerala. On this trip, you’ll take short jeep rides through the lush forests between the campsite and basecamp, and you’ll get to bathe in the infinity swimming pool which is fed by stream waters.

    You’ll get to experience the wilderness of Kannur region and the gorgeous views of the forests all around you. At night, you’ll get to pitch your own tents and have a bonfire session with your group. You’ll also take a short trek through the green hills of Paithalmala on the second day. This trip is perfect for friends and family to spend some quality time together away from the daily chores of urban life.

    NOTE: A minimum of 6 travellers are required to book this trip.

    Destination

    Paithalmala, located in Kannur ghats, is the second-highest mountain in the Western Ghats. It is blanketed in lush tropical forest and is home to rich wildlife that includes wild boars, leopards, elephants, deer, etc. The campsite is located inside the forest, and gives you a perfect yet safe exposure of the rich wilderness.

    The campsite also houses more than 400 jackfruit trees, organic vegetable and fruit gardens which are used for the meals, as well as a virgin spring water source which is used for everything at the campsite including the in-house swimming pool.

    Destination highlights

    • Spend quality time with your friends and family in the heart of nature.
    • Explore the wilderness and greenery of the Paithalmala Hills.
    • Spend a night in alpine tents pitched at a scenic location.
    • Wake up to a breathtaking sunrise over the Paithalmala Hills.

    Fine print

    Rules on the trip

    Travellers are required to adhere to instructions of the camping leader during the camping trip at Paithalmala.

    Travellers are requested to treat the local culture with respect and avoid littering, defacing property and monuments and causing general disturbance.

    Cancellation policy

    For cancellations made more than 10 days prior to the camping trip at Paithalmala: 100% refund.

    For cancellations made less than 10 days prior to the camping trip at Paithalmala: No refund.

    All refunds will be processed after deducting a transaction fee of INR 200 per person. This fee is charged by The Great Next.

    Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

    Cost for children under 6 years of age is free.

    The tour operator reserves the right to cancel or alter the itinerary of the camping trip at Paithalmala trip maximize the safety of travellers as well as staff.

    Travellers will be required to bear any additional costs arising due to unforeseen circumstances such as bad weather, roadblocks, etc.

    An advance of 50% of the total cost is required to book this trip.

    Trip details

    Pick up point
    There is no pick-up for this group tents stay at Paithalmala trip.
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    Drop off point
    There is no drop-off for this group tents stay Paithalmala trip.
    Mode of transport
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    Start point
    Paithalmala
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    End point
    Paithalmala
    Time of departure
    12:00 PM
    Time of return
    11:00 AM

    Activity Details

    Appropriate Age Group
    3+ years
    Any Activities Outside Campsite
    Yes
  • Day 1 of the Camping Trip in Paithamala: Check-in and Enjoy!

    You'll check in at the campsite parking lot at 12:00 hrs, after which you'll begin a 3 km jeep ride to the campsite. There, you'll have lunch and you can then spend the day at your leisure. Remember to take a dip in the infinity swimming pool which is fed by virgin spring waters. In the evening, you'll pitch your tents and then eat dinner. Post-dinner, there will be a bonfire with light music and some games. Overnight in tents.
    /Paithalmala Western Ghats Camping Greenery Group The Great Next Take a thrilling jeep ride to the campsite.

    Day 2 of the Camping Trip in Paithalmala: Trek to Paithalmala Hills

    Today, you'll wake up to a breathtaking sunrise over the green hills of Kerala and have breakfast. Post breakfast, you'll head out for a short trek of the Paithalmala Hills. After the trekking session, you'll be driven back to the basecamp where you'll check out of the campsite. Your trip ends here.
    /Paithalmala Western Ghats Camping Greenery Group The Great Next Take a swim in the campsite pool overlooking the valley.

    Day 1 - Milestone

    Start point
    Paithalmala
    End point
    Paithalmala
    Day start time
    12:00 PM

    Day 2 - Milestone

    Start point
    Paithalmala
    End point
    Paithalmala
    Day start time
    07:00 AM
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  • Includes / Excludes

      Includes
    • Accommodation in alpine tents on triple/quad sharing basis
    • Bed and blanket for the night
    • Meals from lunch on Day 1 to breakfast on Day 2
    • Bonfire (subject to weather conditions)
    • 4x4 jeep transfer between the parking lot and campsite (only available during the check-in and check-out time)
    • Services of an experienced camping leader and support staff
    • First aid kit
    • All applicable taxes
      Excludes
    • Jeep safari to Kanjirakoli/Shahipara/Aralam/Palekyamthattu and Ezharakund waterfalls/Kannur/Payambalam beach/Parissnikadavu Snake Park (can be arranged at an additional cost of INR 500 per person)
    • Any kind of transport from home-city to the campsite
    • Personal expenses such as gear, apparel, extra meals etc.
    • Costs due to unforeseen circumstances such as bad weather, natural calamities etc.
    • Anything not mentioned in inclusions

    What to Wear

      What to Wear
    • Trekking shoes
    • Comfortable clothing
    • Sunglasses/sun-cap
      What not to Wear
    • Expensive gadgets or jewellery

    Equipment / Gear

      We Provide
    • Equipment required for the activities
    • Alpine tents for accommodation
    • Bonfire
    • 4x4 jeep transfer between the parking lot and the treehouse
      You need to get
    • Govt-issued ID card
    • Backpack
    • Raincoat/poncho
    • Slippers/flip-flops
    • Water bottle (2 ltrs)
    • Torch
    • Hand towel
    • Toiletries
    • Mosquito repellent

    Medical Kit

    • Please carry specific personal or prescribed medication, personal first-aid kit for this trip.
  • Day 1 of the Camping Trip in Paithamala: Check-in and Enjoy!

    Overnight in tents.

    You'll check-in at the campsite at 12:00 hrs, after which your treehouse will be allotted to you. Today's meal package includes lunch and dinner in traditional South Indian cuisine.

    /Paithalmala Western Ghats Camping Greenery Group The Great Next Spend a night in cosy tents in the midst of greenery.

    Day 2 of the Camping Trip in Paithalmala: Trek to Paithalmala Hills

    Your journey ends before nightfall.

    Today's meal package only includes breakfast in the morning in South Indian cuisine. You'll check-out of the campsite by 11:00 hrs. Your trip ends here.

    Food

    Lunch
    Dinner
    Food variations
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    Food

    Breakfast
    Food variations
    Veg
    Non-veg
  • Marker on map shows trip start point.