Meesapulimala, The Queen Of Clouds Camping & Trek - Munnar ₹
Meesapulimala is the second highest peak in the Western Ghats of Idukki district (Kerala) on the Indian subcontinent after Anamudi. Its peak is 2,640 metres (8,661 ft) above sea level. The name derives from the fact that it is formed of eight peaks which spread like a "Moustache" and it is located in between the Anaimalai Hills and Palani Hills near Suryanelli around 20km away from Munnar. Kolukkumalai tea estate, Top Station and Tipadamala (2135m) is also nearby. Treks to the peak via Rhodo Valley favourable for rhododendron flowers) can be organized through the Kerala Forest Development Corporation in Munnar. There is a great chance of sighting wildlife including Nilgiri Thar, Sambar Deer, Wild Gaur, Wild Dogs and even the Sloth Bear. The duration totally depends on your physical fitness. It will take about 7 to 9 hours to complete the full route.
Itinerary (02 Days / 01 Night)
✔ 02.00 PM - Report at base camp ✔ 03.00 PM - Reach Base Camp at silent valley. ✔ Welcome drink on arrival ✔ 04.30 PM - Evening tea & snacks. ✔ Camp briefing ✔ 07.00 PM - Campfire ✔ 08.30 PM - Dinner - veg / non - veg ✔ 10.00 PM - Off to bed
✔ 08.00 AM - Breakfast ✔0 9.00 AM - Guided trek to Meesapulimala ✔ Packed lunch will be provided. ✔ 03.00 PM - Back from trek, check out.
- Kerala Forest Department Entry Pass
- 1 Dinner, 1 Breakfast, 1 Packed Lunch Evening tea & snacks.
- Guided Trek
- Tented Accommodation
- Anything which is not mentioned in itinerary
Thing to Remember
- Camping and trekking are not a luxury event. Arrangements may be very basic; service providers do not/cannot provide luxury on such events.
- There are no shops available nearby, hence please carry your personal needs
Things to Carry
- Jackets and waterproof pants
- Reusable water bottle
- Walking stick
- Hiking shoes
- Basic medicines
- Enough money for your personal use.
Terms & Conditions
All participants registering for the trek should be trekkers! Participants should have minimum fitness, stamina and the ability to sustain harsh environments. We have experienced few picnic crowds registering for treks by mistake (Crowd which demands changing room, restroom, bedroom, shower, porters etc.) We request not to register if you are not OK carrying your own required items, which include: Your personal backpack, sleeping bags and common items like food, tents etc, if required. We expect every trekker to be respectful towards nature, local people / tribal. Camping and trekking are not a luxury event. Arrangements may be very basic; service providers do not/cannot provide luxury on such events. Accommodations are many times: Sleeping bags and Tents, Dormitories, room with no beds and sometimes just sleeping bags under the glittering sky. While utilizing campsite / trek route all trekkers must be responsible for cleaning the place (after and before using). Please avoid plastic