South India - Tourist Attractions - Chembra Peak Wayanad - Kerala
The Chembra Peak is a breathtaking hill station in Wayanad surrounded by lush green tea estate at its foothill, giving a visual treat for everyone. This picturesque location, situated at about 2100 above sea level offers a lush green panoramic view of the surroundings. The Chembra Peak is a perfect terrain for an adrenaline kick.
Specialty of Chembra Peak
Being one of the highest peaks in the Western Ghats and the highest peak in Wayanad Hills, the Chembra Peak is in the view from almost any point in Wayanad. The Chembra Peak offers the best trek in the entire state of Kerala.
A trek to Chembra Peak is an adventure cum thrilling experience to explore the love of nature. This amazingly beautiful peak is very popular among the trek aficionados. It takes almost 3 to 4 hours to trek the peak. You will reach a watchtower after a 1 Km trek which gives a preview of the Chembra Peak.
Trekking for another 2 Km, you will reach the heart-shaped lake, called Hridhayathadakam that will leave you in awe. Finally, when you reach the Chembra Peak, the scenery from the top is amazingly beautiful.
Best time to visit
September to March is the best time to visit Chembra Peak, as the region is in full glory after the monsoon and is ideal for sightseeing.
Nearby places to visit
Kanthanpara Falls, Soochippara Falls, Meenmutty Waterfalls, Neelimala Viewpoint, Thusharagiri Waterfall, Pookode Lake, Vythiri, Lakkidi Viewpoint.
Ways to reach
By Air : The nearest airport is the Karipur International Airport which is at a distance of 102.6 kilometers from the Chembra Peak, Wayanad.
By Road : Get down at Kalpetta and from there hire a bus or taxi to reach the base of the Chembra Peak.
By Rail : The nearest railway station is Kozhikode Railway Station which is at a distance of 90 kilometers from the Chembra Peak, Wayanad.