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  • Trip introduction

    If you’re looking for an escape from the crowds of the city and go into the calm, lush greenery of Kerala, then this treehouse stay in Paithalmala is the one for you. On this trip, you’ll get to take a short 4x4 jeep ride through the forest, explore the wilderness of Kannur region, and spend a night in a gorgeous treehouse. You’ll get to experience the misty atmosphere of the hill station as the clouds sail all around you.

    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

    Explore the lush greenery of Kerala on this 2-day trip. | Spend night in a treehouse. | Explore the wilderness of Paithalmala in Kannur region. | Bathe in spring water and explore the various gardens of the campsite.

    Activity Details

    3+ years

    Yes

    Trip details
  • Day 1 of the Treehouse Stay in Paithalmala: Check-in and Enjoy!

    Today, you'll check-in at the campsite at 12:00 hrs, after which you will board a 4x4 jeep and begin your 3 km ride to the treehouse. Once there, you can spend the rest of the day relaxing at the campsite, or you can engage in some fun activities like badminton, fishing, or even a fish pedicure. You can also head to the swimming pool to relax in the water and enjoy the gorgeous view of Paithalmala. And at an additional cost, you can even go on a guided trek around the campsite or for a sightseeing session in a 4x4 jeep. Overnight in the treehouse.

    Overnight in treehouse.

    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. The menu for lunch includes 3-4 veg dish, 1 non-veg dish, salad, papad, plain rice, and pickle. Menu for dinner includes 2 veg dishes, 1 non-veg dish, chapati, and rice.

    Day 1 Milestone

    Paithalmala

    Paithalmala

    12:00 PM

    Food

    Lunch | Dinner

    Veg|Non-veg
    Day 2 of the Treehouse Stay in Paithalmala: Check-out
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  • Cancellation policy

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

    For cancellations made less than 10 days prior to the treehouse stay 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 treehouse stay at Paithalmala trip.

    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

    Children under 5 years of age is free.

    The tour operator reserves the right to cancel or alter the itinerary of the treehouse stay at Paithalmala trip to 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 treehouse on twin sharing basis

    • Meals from lunch on Day 1 to breakfast on day 2
    • 4x4 jeep transfers between parking lot and treehouse (only provided during check-in and check-out time)
    • Complimentary activities including fish pedicure, swimming pool, fishing, badminton, etc.
    • Bonfire (subject to weather conditions)
    • Services of expereinced campsite leader and support staff
    • All applicable taxes

    Excludes

    • Additional activities: ayurvedic oil massage at an additional cost of INR 1500 per person (as per availability), mud therapy at an additional cost of INR 1500 per person (as per availability), BBQ session at an additional cost of INR 800 per chicken, 4x4 jeep sightseeing at an additional cost of INR 1000 to INR 2000 (depending on the location)

    • Accommodation on triple sharing basis (can be arranged for an additional cost of INR 1000)
    • 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
    • Treehouse for accommodation
    • 4x4 jeep transfer between the parking lot and the treehouse

    You need to get

    • 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.