Chembra Peak trek blog: Guide to heart shaped lake, Wayanad

Chembra Peak Heart shaped lake trek wayanad, Kerala (5)

About Chembra peak trek:

Location: In the southern Wayanad district in Kerala
Distance from Bangalore: 300 Kms
Trek starting point: Chembra foot hills tea garden
Trek difficulty Level: Easy to moderate
Accommodation: kalpetta / Meppadi (around 20 Kms from Chembra)
Total trek distance: 3.5 Kms (One side)
Peak height: 6000 feet
Time to trek: 2 to 3 hours (one side)
Camping: Not allowed
Best time to trek: Post monsoon
Permission: Needed
Trekking time: 7 AM to 2 PM (After 2 you wont be allowed to start trek)
visiting time: 7 AM to 5 PM (You can latest return by 5 from the peak)
Guide: Given at the VSS office
Entry fee: 20/ person
Guide charges: 150

Chembra Peak Heart shaped lake trek wayanad, Kerala (8)Trek Begins from tea gardens which can be easily reached by vehicles. 

Beyond a point, no one is allowed to take the vehicle inside. Initial trail begins with plain walk through tree estates for 15 minutes. Then you reach a checkpoint. Beyond where no one is allowed to take plastic bottles, paper, food etc. 
If you want to take with you, You will have to deposit some money in advance per plastic bottle. Charges are around 100/ bottle. WHile returning, you can recount the bottles at the check point and you will get the refund. 

Chembra Peak Heart shaped lake trek wayanad, Kerala (9)Tea Gardens

How to reach chembra peak?

Bangalore-> Mysore-> Nanjagud-> Gundlupet-> Sulthan bathery-> Kalpetta-> Meppadi-> Chembra

Trek to the Chembra peak is banned now. People are not allowed to go beyond the heart shaped lake.

Chembra Peak Heart shaped lake trek wayanad, Kerala (6)Another lake on the way to heart shaped lake

Chembra Peak Heart shaped lake trek wayanad, Kerala (3)Near the Heart shaped lake, Chembra

Chembra peak detailsChembra Peak details

Chembra Peak Heart shaped lake trek wayanad, Kerala (7)From the top

Chembra Heart shaped lakeOn the way to Chembra Heart shaped lake

Also Read:  Dhodap Fort: Travel & Trek Guide from Mumbai & Pune

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13 Replies to “Chembra Peak trek blog: Guide to heart shaped lake, Wayanad”

  1. Debosmita

    A very wonderful and fun filled blog about Chembra peak, near Kalpetta. Kalpetta, which is surrounded by dense coffee and tea plantations is the center of tourism activities in Wayanad. There are many places to visit in Kalpetta which makes it a tourist spot famous for shopping and trade.

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  2. swathi

    Am a solo traveller ..I want to know accodations near this peak . is it safe for women to travel alone in wayanad

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    • trekkerp Post author

      Hi Swathi,

      No one is allowed to stay at the peak after evening. Yeah its safe to travel alone in Wayanad. People are really generous and helpful

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    • trekkerp Post author

      Dear reader,

      VSS is “an organization for the protection of forests” in Malayalam, the native language of Kerala.

      Here is the Phone number of DTPC (District Tourism Promotion Council): 04936 202134

      I hope it works 🙂 You can ask them any query over Chembra peak.

      Happy adventure

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