Kerala, God's own country is blessed with a number of beautiful places. Chembra Peak in Wayanad is one among the best chosen tourist destinations by people. It is located at a height of above 6900 ft from sea level. Also, you can reach this destination by travelling 8 kms from Kalpetta.
When searched, you can find this peak as a part of Wayanad hill ranges in Western ghats, Nilgiri hills in Tamil Nadu and Vellarimala in Kozhikode. To promote tourism, tourists are provided with required number of guides and trekking equipment here. Today, you need permission from forest office for trekking up to Chembra Peak.
Heart shaped lake which have never dried up is one among the important scenic spots found here. Lake can be found on the way to the top of lake. As said earlier, you need to get a pass from forest office to trek the mountain. It will take almost three hours to trek to the top of the mountain.
On reaching the top, one can see parts of Nilgiri, Kozhikode, Malappuram and Wayand parts from here. Actually, this peak is located in Meppadi Panchayat. One who prefers public transport can make use of KSRTC bus and get down at Kalpetta. Today, Chembra Peak is a top chosen destinations by people who likes adventure trips. If you are an admirer of scenic spots, then never hesitate to get ready for a trip to Chembra Peak.
At present, it is a common destination of nature lovers across the world. Peak is generally visible from all parts of Wayanad district. We have already discussed about a lake on the way to Chembra Peak. As the name suggests, this heart shaped lake is also known in the name of Hridayathadakam.
Do you wish to see the whole of Wayanad from a beautiful spot? If your answer is yes, then visit Chembra Peak. You can see a number of peaks from Chembra peak. For a group of ten members, trekking charge of Rs 500 is deducted. For international tourists, the amount is Rs 1000 for a group.
Which is the best time to visit this destination? This question is quite common from people. Generally, Chembra peak is worthy visiting in all years. During heavy monsoon season, road is a little bit slippery. Hence try to avoid your journey to this scenic spot during heavy monsoon season. As said earlier, you can get down at Kalpetta to take the journey to Chembra.
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