Choose from 3 pick-up/drop-off points: KTM Mekhri Circle in Armane Nagar, New Shanti Sagar Hotel in Domlur, Swad E Punjab in HSR Layout. All points are accessible via local transport in Bangalore.
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The Kumbakarai to Vattakanal trek is the perfect choice for travellers looking to escape the city life for a weekend in fresh greenery. This short and easy trek, perfect for beginners, takes you to the base of the Kodaikanal Hills in Tamil Nadu. Here, you'll visit the roaring waterfalls of Kumbakarai and Vattakanal. You'll trek amidst the densely packed Vellagavi forest and stop at vantage points to get breathtaking views of the mountains. A day spent in nature is followed by a night spent camping in cosy tents at the village of Vellagavi.
This adventure takes you to the enchanting forests of Kodaikanal as you hike from the Kumbakarai waterfalls to the Vattakanal waterfalls. You'll trek to an altitude of almost 7,000 feet, where vantage points open up to views of lush green meadows and scenic grasslands that cover the hills. From here, you will also get a brilliant view of the Shola forest in the valley below. The gushing waterfalls and lakes of Kumbakarai and Vattakanal are also famous for their crystal clear waters, allowing you to take a dip in the natural pool after a rewarding trek. The weather is breezy and cool, perfect for a night in tents under the starry sky.
Go trekking in Tamil Nadu on the Kumbakarai to Vattakanal trek. | Spend the night in tents at the quaint Vellagavi village. | Visit the waterfalls of Kumbakarai and Vattakanal. | Stop at vantage points overlooking the green hills.
Today, you'll be picked up from your desired pick-up point in Bengaluru. You will then be driven to Kumbakarai in Tamil Nadu in a private vehicle, either a Tempo Traveller or a mini-bus. During the overnight journey, you will get aqauinted with your fellow travellers with fun games and activities. Overnight in transit.
Overnight in transit.
Today, you will be picked up from your desired pick-up point and begin your overnight journey to Kumbakarai. No meals will be provided today, so it is suggested that you have a light dinner before boarding the bus.
No meals are provided today
For cancellations made more than 7 days before departure of the Kumbakarai to Vattakanal trek: 95% refund.
For cancellations made 3-7 days before departure of the Kumbakarai to Vattakanal trek: 50% refund.
For cancellations made less than 3 days before departure of the Kumbakarai to Vattakanal trek: no refund.
In case of no show: 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.
Smoking and consumption of alcohol is strictly prohibited on the Kumbakarai to Vattakanal trek.
Travellers are required to adhere to instructions of the trek leader during the Kumbakarai to Vattakanal trek.
Travellers are requested to treat the local culture with respect and avoid littering, defacing property and monuments and causing general disturbance.