Chembra Peak

Chembra Peak

Chembra Peak, at a whopping height of about 2100 m above sea level claims to be the highest peak in Wayanad. Located at 8 km South of Kalpetta, Chembra Peak is one of the finest view points of Wayanad and best hard trekking places of Kerala. Unique picturesque place which gives a great Panoramic view of this beautiful district. A little wonder waiting for travelers after covering quarter of the trek – a small heart shaped lake on the mountain which never ever dries up, not even during peak summer. Its breath taking beauty takes away the hardship of your trekking. It takes 2 h one way, but be ready to spare a day for this marvelous trekking experience. The place is under Forest Department, and permission and fee are mandatory (Details given below). A guide will be sent along, by Forest Dept, for help. Never miss it when visiting Wayanad!

Entry Fee at Chembra Peak:

Adults : Rs 750 (Up to 10 members)

Foreigners : Rs 1500 (Up to 5 members)

Still Camera : Rs 40

Timings of Chembra Peak:

The Peak is open throughout the week from 0900 h to 1400 h for trekking.

Entry for trekking will be closed by 1400 h.

Places to Visit near Chembra:

Soochipara Waterfalls, Kanthanpara waterfalls, Sunrise valley, Meenmutty waterfalls and Neelimala view point are the nearby tourist attractions.

How to Reach Chembra Peak

  • ROAD
  • RAIL
  • AIR

Calicut to Chembra Peak Route: Calicut-Thamarassery-Vythiri. Further, reaching Chundale, take right turn to Meppadi. From Meppadi, Chembra is 6 km.  Calicut to Chembra Peak distance is 90 km, covered in 2 h 30 min.

Bangalore to Chembra Peak Route: Bangalore-Mysore- Sulthan Bathery- Ambalavayal-Vaduvanchal-Meppadi-Chembra.  Bangalore to Chembra Peak distance is 295 km, covered in 6 h 10 min.

Mysore to Chembra Peak Route: Mysore- Sulthan Bathery- Ambalavayal-Vaduvanchal-Meppadi-Chembra . Mysore to Chembra Peak distance is 155 km, covered in 3 h 40 min.

Ooty to Chembra Peak Route: Ooty-Gudallur- Vaduvanchal (on Calicut road)-Meppadi-Chembra . Ooty to Chembra Peak distance is 120 km, covered in 3 h 30 min.

Nearest Railway Station to Chembra Peak is Kozhikode Railway Station (CLT). Kozhikode is also known as Calicut (CLT). Calicut Railway Station to Chembra Peak distance is 90 km, covered in 2 h 35 min.

Mysore Railway Station to Chembra Peak is 155 km, covered in 3 h 45 min.

Nearest airport to Chembra Peak is at Kozhikode (Calicut), known as Karipur International Airport (CCJ). Calicut Airport to Chembra Peak distance is 102 km covered in 2h 55 min.

Bangalore Airport to Chembra Peak is 337 km, covered in 6 h 40 m. It is presently known as Bengaluru Kempegowda International Airport (BLR).

Best time to visit Chembra Peak:

Best time to visit Chembra Peak is during September to March. Apr and May will be comparatively hot at the peak. Jun to Aug is monsoon period and trekking to Chembra is not suggested.

 

How to Reach Chembra Peak within Wayanad:

From Kalpetta Town- Kalpetta-Puthurvayal-Meppadi-Chembra route.

From Sulthan Bathery : Sulthan Bathery -Ambalavayal-Vaduvanchal-Meppadi-Chembra route.

From Manthavadi : Manthavadi-Panamram- Kalpetta- Meppadi-Chembra route

From Vythiri : Vythiri-Chundale ( Ooty road) -Meppadi-Chembra route

Distance to Chembra Peak

From PlaceDistance (in Km)
Bangalore295 km
Calicut98 km
Mysore155 km
Kalpetta26 km
Sulthan Bathery43 km

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