Choose from 3 pick-up/drop-off points: St. Marks Cathedral in Ashok 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 Paithalmala trek is a short and easy trek that leads you up a hill-station that has remained largely unexplored, hidden away from the crowds of tourists. Great for beginners, this trek is a good choice if you're looking to escape from the urban life and spend a few days in the radiant greenery of Kerala. You'll also get to visit the coastal town of Kannur and visit the St. Angelo Fort and the Muzhappilangad drive-in beach. This 4-day trek to Paithalmala is truly a treat for all nature lovers, photographers and adventure lovers.
Paithalmala is located about 8-hr drive from Bengaluru, close to the state borders of Karnataka and Kerala, on the outskirts of the Brahmagiri Wildlife Sanctuary. The Paithalmala trek will take you to the forests of this sanctuary, peppered with river streams and waterfalls. From atop the hill at Paithalmala, you'll stand at an observatory view point and gaze at the majestic view of the surrounding hills and forests. You'll also explore the coastal town of Kannur and visit local attractions like the longest drive-in beach in Asia at Muzhappilangad.
Explore the unexplored on the Paithalmala trek. | Treat your senses to the radiant greenery of Kerala. | Hike up the Paithalmala trail to scale the hill-station. | Explore the coastal town of Kannur. | Stay at a quaint village home-stay.
You'll meet your fellow travellers at one of the three pick-up points by 19:00 hrs. You will then start your overnight journey in a Tempo Traveller or mini-bus to Paithalmala in Kerala. Overnight in transit.
Overnight in transit.
You will be picked up from your desired pick-up point in a Tempo Traveller or a mini-bus, and will be driven to Paithalmala. It is a 300-km drive, so you will spend the night in transit.
No meals are provided today
For cancellations made more than 7 days before departure of the Paithalmala trek: 95% refund.
For cancellations made 3-7 days before departure of the Paithalmala trek: 50% refund.
For cancellations made less than 3 days before departure of the Paithalmala 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 Paithalmala trek.
Travellers are required to adhere to instructions of the trek leader during the trek to Paithalmala.
Travellers are requested to treat the local culture with respect and avoid littering, defacing property and monuments and causing general disturbance.