Into The Blue Mountains : Sengottaraayar Malai
July 15 | 6:30 AM
The birds start their symphony at six. Thousand of different birdcalls fills the pink skies, in striking contrast to the plains below. You will have to follow the jungle trail. Lantana overwhelms the wilderness here. Monkeys swing across silk cotton and oak trees, and we tread the long path to reach the peak!
Is trekking in your mind? Then head to Sengottaraayar Malai, a place near Ooty, ideal for every enthusiastic trekkers and if you are a nature photographer it's the best. Standing tall at 1,800 meters above sea level it offers you breathtaking view of tea estate and surrounding hills.
While ascending, the trek takes you through varied terrains including forests, tea and coffee plantations and the hilly terrain of the town.
Think of a weekend that will be well spent with nature and your kind of people. What are you waiting for? Book your slots and get into gear.
08:00 PM: Start from Kochi/Bangalore
06:30 AM: Reach Campsite
07:30 AM: Get freshened up and have breakfast
08:00 AM: Start the trek
10:00 AM: First halt point
11:30 AM: Reach the summit
12:30 PM: Have lunch and trek back to the base
03:30 PM: Reach back the base
04:30 PM: Explore the places around
06:30 PM: Campfire
08:30 PM: Dinner
07:00 AM: Wake up and have breakfast
07:30 AM: If you want we can arrange for an off-road jeep ride(Charges extra)
09:30 AM: You have enough of time to explore the beautiful Coonoor, even ooty is just around 35 km from our campsite
Basic Veg food (2 Breakfasts, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner)
All the required permissions
All expenses incurred due to unforeseen and unavoidable circumstances like road blocks and bad weather
Any kind of cost which is not mentioned in the "Inclusions" column above
Strong Waterproof Backpack with 2 liter water bottle, Jacket/Sweater, Toiletries(Rain is not predictable in this area)
Torch with Extra Batteries, Matchbox/Lighter, Cap, Whistle
Wear trekking shoes with good grip
Chocolate bars, Glucose etc).
Torches with extra batteries
All the toiletries.
Mosquito Repellent Cream, Sunscreen, Cap, Sun glasses
Coonoor, Tamil Nadu