Which is the highest peak in Wayanad?

Chembra Peak
Chembra Peak in Meppady, regionally known as Chembra Kodumudi, is the highest peak in Wayanad. The heart shaped lake on the way to the top of the peak, which is believed to have never dried up, is a major tourist attraction here.

Is Chembra peak open now?

No, the chembra peak is closed for last 4 months. However, if you want to experience nature you can take a jeep from Meppadi which will take you to foothill of chembra.

How high is Chembra peak?

2,100 m

Situated 2100 m above sea level, Chembra is the highest peak in Wayanad district and lives up to its billing of being a picturesque location as the route to the peak is past waterfalls and lush greenery.

Why Chembra peak is closed?

The popular Chembra peak in Wayanad was closed down for tourists in the month of February 2018 owing to the drought in the hills. According to news reports, the Kerala tourism officials had remade the road from Meppadi to Chembra Peak that costed them INR 1.8 crore.

Which is the heart shaped lake in Kerala?

Chembra Lake
Chembra Lake, Kerala, India Natural Heart Shaped Lake on the highest peak in Wayanad) Kerala India. The lake is believed to have never dried up.

Which is the smallest lake in Kerala?

It is the smallest and highest altitude freshwater lake in Kerala….

Pookode Lake
Location Pookode, Wayanad District, Kerala
Coordinates 11°32′33″N 76°01′38″ECoordinates: 11°32′33″N 76°01′38″E
Basin countries India

Is Kuruva Island Open now?

Visit Timings: Kuruva Island is shut during the monsoons. It is open during the months of October to May. The island opens at around 9.30 A.M. and closes at 4 P.M. in the evening. Visit Duration: Ideally an entire day is best to explore the Kuruva Island.

Which is the largest lake and water body in Kerala?

Sasthamcotta Lake
Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Reference no. Sasthamcotta Lake or Sasthamkotta Lake, also categorized as a wetland, is the largest fresh water lake in Kerala, a state of India on the south of the West Coast.

Why is Wayanad famous?

This popular town is famous for wildlife and its spice plantations. Wayanad is part of a forest reserve, located on the border of Tamil Nadu and Kerala. Because of it wild green coverage it offers great scenic beauty along with the experience of seeing wildlife.

Where is the Chembra Peak in Kerala located?

Chembra is located near the town of Meppadi and is 8 km (5 mi) south of Kalpetta. It is part of the Wayanad hill ranges in Western Ghats, adjoining the Nilgiri Hills and Vellarimala in Kozhikode district in Kerala.

Which is the highest peak in the Wayanad hills?

Chembra Peak. Vythiri Taluk Wayanad District , Kerala, India. Chembra Peak (Chembra Mala) is one of the highest peak in the Western Ghats and the highest peak in Wayanad hills, at 2,100 m (6,890 ft) above sea level. Chembra is located near the town of Meppadi and is 8 km (5 mi) south of Kalpetta.

Is the peak of chembara open to the public?

Chembara peak is opened or not we planned to trek on 29th September 2019.we are around 35 students.What are the procedure to start trek on this peak and how much amount collect for 35 students to go trek. Chembara peak was closed when we visited in April.

Which is the heart shaped lake in Chembra Peak?

Around 45 minutes of trekking you reach the point where you see the Chembra peak in front of you and the heart-shaped lake on your right. This lake is known as Hridaya Thadakam in the local language. Sometimes, the lake can be hidden between the overgrown blades of grass. You need to go closer to see the naturally formed heart-shaped lake.