Full day hiking (6- 7 hrs)
A guided trek that covers tea plantation, grass land, ridges and small Sholas for a full day. (Available all the days as per suitable weather broadcast)
Reporting place & time : Munnar info (Tourist information center) 08:20am. (Car parking and rest room facilities are available)
Tour inclusions : Drinking water and snacks, Tour guide, Plantation entrance fee, Lunch.
Tour finishing point : Old Munnar (You will need to arrange your own return transportation)
What we’ll do;
We drive about 4-8 kilometers towards Munnar (road) from Munnar info (tourist information center), to the starting point of Letchmi hills trek.
The trek will start at the height of 1420 meters MSL (approx), we will start through the tea plantations for about 90 to 120 minutes, After reaching the top of the hill, rest of our couple of hours trek will be on the ridge which offers beautiful views around, it will be through grasslands, one side will be rocky mountain slope and the other side will be tea plantations, patches of Shola forest etc…, in a clear sky day we could see the Anaimudi “highest peak in S. India” and the water reservoir of Idukki Dam which listed as highest arch dams in Asia and third tallest dam in India. We will have refreshment with some fruits and snacks, our trek we will be through Nature Zone nature resort where we can see some of exotic spices like Coffee, Cardamom, etc…, we will have a lunch at on the letchmi Mountain top and have a rest about 30 minutes. After will continue our Walk to the most top peak (2000 mtr) then will walk back through shola forest about 10 minutes to tea plantation. Will have another 90 minutes to 120 minutes walk through the tea plantations to finish the trek, highest point of this trek will be about 2000 meters MSL (approx).we walk about 16 to 18 km in total.
Awesome views, worth the effort of the hike. We are strong hikers from Canada and on the hot day this hike was perfect; we were tired by the end. Our guide Sanish was super helpful and kind. You should request him if you are interested! – LucasWally
Fantastic hike with amazing guide and wonderful views – ruthcgeorge London, United Kingdom