NOT ON THE MAP CAMPING , KOLUKKUMALAI

NOT ON THE MAP CAMPING , KOLUKKUMALAI

Here is a brief about our camp and our intenary

Welcome to an outdoor experience at Munnar in Kerala.We are located at Kolukkumalai,munnar.Our service is the tented campings at munnar and kolukkumalai,the beautiful scenic places of south india.If you are looking for adventure, then we have the best suited accommodation in l tents, at munnar and kolukkumalai all the while experiencing the great outdoors and adventure in the wilderness and wide open spaces.We set up camps along the Sahyadris in and around the beautiful hill town of Munnar with A Noghtly CAMPFIRE.From excellent local cuisine to a variety of outdoor activities, these camps are guaranteed to make campers’ lives memorable.Discover the amazing richness of one of the 35 bio-diversity regions of the world, discover yourself as you navigate the tough mountain trails while all the time making new friends and learning new skills from our tented camping programmes at munnar.You will also undertake challenges in ways you never expected in your line of work and develop a new perspective on life as you work as a team and ready to meet challenges ahead.Lets come and experience our tented camps, trekking,night campfire at munnar and kolukkumalai.

OUR CAMPING PROGRAMME

Perched at an altitude of 6500 feet above sea level, camp offers a fantastic panorama of the western ghats, rolling tea plantations and the clouds filled valley on the Tamil Nadu side.

The highest campsite in South india, spend your day sipping a hot cup of tea, with a book, admiring the majestic Messapulimala peak ( second highest peak in western ghats) from the campsite. Go on a sunrise trek to Kolukkumalai and be swept off by the breathtaking view of clouds below you and the sun rising through the clouds. Visit a tea factory, learn how tea is being made, take a stroll through tea plantations, trek through jungle, sit around campfire on a cold night, meet like minded people, indulge in a bit of stargazing, forget your mobile phones, disconnect yourself from the hustle and bustle of everyday life & lose track of time!

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Kolukkumalai

Camping

Itinerary:

Early check can also be arranged if you inform us few days ahead if it's a group

  • 4:00PM -Pick up from Upper Suryanelli HML tea factory Proceed to Campspot via Jeep( jeeps won't pick up with one person may need wait few minutes for other campers to join .Camp have full rights to pick you up any time between 3pm -5pm as per our choice ) Kindly note we will pick you up for free between 3 and 5 pm any guest coming after 5 pm should pay for the jeep themselves jeep cost will be 700 rs
  • 4:45PM - Reach Campspot, Checkin
  • 4:50PM- Hot tea & Snacks/buscuits
  • 5:00PM - Explore the Campspot
  • 6.00 PM -Catch the sunset
  • 7:00 PM - Ice breaking session ;campfire; Grilled chicken;soups
  • 8.00 PM Onwards - , Dinner (Chapati, Rice, Chicken,dhal , 2 vegetable dishes & Salad)
  • Retire into your tents as and when you wish to

    Day 2

  • 5.00 AM - Hot tea served & Trek for Sunrise
  • 8.30 AM - Return to camp spot for breakfast (Bread,Egg buji, Poori Baaji or Puttu& Kadala, Cut Fruits, Tea)
  • 10:30 AM - Trek through tea plantation on way down
  • 11.00 AM-- Village visit/ if possible see a tea plantation worker's house
  • 11:30 AM Take a small dip in a private waterfall inside the property (Those who take jeep down will need to pay for the jeep which will be 1000-1200 rs for the jeep.)
  • 12:15 PM. Drop back at Suryanelli HML factory

  • Other paid activities :

  • TEA FACTORY TOUR- It's 150 rs but camping guest will get 50 ra discount so pay 100 only
  • HIKING- As part of camping We provide a complimentary Sunrise Hiking at 5:30 am but if any campers are interested in a long hike we offer a separate hike at 4 am will return to camp by 8-8:30 Price :400 INR per head *Minimum 2 person should be there if wanna go single should pay 800 alone

  • To see our campsite kindly see the below YouTube links

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    Youtube Link 2

    Trip info :

  • We shall not be responsible for any delays & alterations in the programe or expenses incurred - directly or indirectly - due to natural hazards, flight cancellations, accident, breakdown of machinery or equipment's, breakdown of transport, weather, sickness, landslides, political closures(like harthal /bandh/strike ) or any untoward incidents. In that case no refund or postponement is entertained.
  • Campfire might get cancelled in case of heavy rain.
  • Timings and plan can be customised as per requirements.
  • Washrooms available at camp site
  • We don't have WiFi at our property you can pretend you are living in 1990s
  • We don't have electricity but generators will be working from 8:30 pm to 10:30 pm or 11 pm
  • Special celebrations for Birthday / Anniversary/ Farewell can be arranged if notified in advance.
  • The camp is available except June and July

  • Things to Carry:

  • Raincoat/Umbrella only during monsoon
  • Jackets to keep you warm
  • Proper trek shoes
  • Sunglass
  • Camera / Mobile charger/ Power banks
  • Pocket torch /head torch

  • Safety and Caution:

    Kindly take care of all your belongings like mobiles/cameras/wallets and/or any personal belongings during any stay/activity/adventure. We are not responsible for loss/damage of any belongings.

    We believe in protecting and respecting nature. Kindly do not litter and put all plastic/other waste in dustbins.Kindky avoid plastic at campsite we will provide you drinking water Bottles

    For the purpose of your own safety, we highly recommend that you follow the guidelines

    Your safety is in your own hands. Any injury during the activity will be seriously attended to but we cannot be held responsible for any injury during the trip. Kindly get in touch with us for first aid. Incase of any sickness, get in touch with us immediately for assistance.

    Procession and consumption of all illegal substances is highly prohibited.

    We are not responsible for any fights/arguments/quarrel and their consequences between any travellers.

    Kindly respect rules, people, region and religion. Especially our beautiful nature around you


    Child policy:

  • Below 6 years complimentary.
  • 6-12- years will be treated as child and will be charged as per rates/ package guidelines.
  • Children above 12 will be treated as adults.

  • Cancellation Policy:

  • 0 -15 days prior to check in: - No refund.
  • 15 days prior to check in: - 50% refund.
  • 30 days prior to check in: - 100% refund.
  • Postponement/ refund are possible only upto 3 days before check in dates. There will be no refund for no show/ stay cut short.

  • Proof of Identity:

    As per the latest GOI directives , all guests are requested to carry a valid photo identity (VotersID, Pan Card, Armed forces identity card etc). It is compulsory for foreign nationals and NRIs to carry their passport with valid visas or PIO (Person of Indian Origin) card. Relevant documents/ copies have to be produced at the time of check in

    HOW TO REACH BASE CAMP:


    Directions

    Reach Munnar .Once you reach Munnar the easiest way is to hire a AUTO(TUK TUK) will cost you 600-700 rs its 21 km from Munnar either tell the driver HML tea factory ,Upper suryanelli or ask him to call me.

    If you are looking for a cheap alternative ways you may find shared jeeps to Suryanelli from Munnar will.cost per head max 70 rs once reach Suryanelli hire an auto to the HML TEA Factory will.cost 70-90 rs

    or From munnar take bus going to THENI/MADURAI and get down at POWER HOUSE bus stop and then hire a auto

    Our exact location is called Kolukkumalai which is only accessible by jeeps Nearer town is Suryanelli. If taking own vehicle ask for Harrison Malayalam (HML) Tea factory, Upper suryanelli,, Kolukkumalai road. Once you reach Suryanelli town take the second left there will be security at the entrance just tell you are going for camping he will let you come inside

    THIS IS THE FIRST LOCATION

    https://goo.gl/maps/fnccsekh3J42

    IF YOU ARE COMING BY OWN VEHICLE THERE WILL BE A SECURITY NEED TO TELL HIM YOU CAME FOR CAMPING AND WRITE DOWN YOUR NAME ON THE REGISTER HE WILL LET YOU PASS TELL HIM YOU ARE GOING TO THE TEA FACTORY

    From here come straight another 2Km you will see the HML Tea factory

    https://goo.gl/maps/vctuFiTymd52

    Just before the factory you can see a building with lot of banners flying or you can go inside the factory and inform the people in the factory to inform us you reached the factory .That's our office.Then you can come to our base camp which will be the tea factory from there we will pick you up if you need assistance for vehicle kindly inform me I will arrange transportation for you ..Please do arrive between 3:30-5pm.( Jeep pick up will be free between 3-5 to the camp .After 5 pm campers need to pay themselves rs 800-1000 for a jeep can be splitted if there are more late arrivals to come to the camp )


    I would advise you to please get me in touch with me through Whatsapp +917907460427


    You can call me for any help any time at +917907460427;

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