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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.

    Activity Details

    3+ years

    Yes

    Trip details
  • 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.

    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.

    Day 1 Milestone

    Paithalmala

    Paithalmala

    12:00 PM

    Food

    Lunch | Dinner

    Veg|Non-veg
    Day 2 of the Camping Trip in Paithalmala: Trek to Paithalmala Hills
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  • 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.

    Rules on 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.

    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.
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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
    • Not to wear - Expensive gadgets or jewellery

    What not to Wear

    • Loose clothing that will tangle around you while swimming
    • Restrictive clothing
    • Flip-flops

    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.