Beautiful camping locations at Kerala
Camping is an elective outdoor recreational activity. Generally participants leave developed areas to spend time outdoors in more natural ones in pursuit of activities providing them enjoyment. To be regarded as “camping” a
minimum of one night is spent outdoors.Distinguishing it from day-tripping, picnicking, and other similarly short term recreational activities. Camping can be enjoyed through all four seasons.Camping may involve sheltering in
the open air, a tent, caravan, motor home, or primitive structure.Camping is a key part of many youth organizations around the world, such as Scouting, which use it to teach both self-reliance and teamwork.
1. Munnar Topstation
Top Station is located around 32 km from Munnar. Top station is the highest point about 1700m in Munnar, on the Kodaikkanal – Munnar road. The place falls on the Tamil Nadu – Kerala border.Top Station offers a
panoramic view of the majestic Western Ghats and the valley of Theni district. Top Station is tourist destination in the Kannan Devan hills of Tamil Nadu.A trekking path is connecting Top Station via Central Station Village
with Kurangani in the south.
Munnar offers, the opportunities for trekking and hiking and for watching animals and birds.
Guests can stay at Base camp located at the altitude of about 6000 ft to Feel the outdoors by staying in the tents arranged at the camp. The best thing about Munnar is the climate. Enjoy the night in the outdoors by sitting
around the campfire and savour a delicious supper. Spend the night sleeping in the wild. Next morning brings to you an adventurous trek up to Misapulimala located at an altitude of around 8700 feet.Electricity for the camp
is generated using micro turbine.
3. Gavi Jungle Camping
Gavi is an eco-tourist spot in Kerala.Gavi is a must visit place for all nature lovers as Gavi is preserved in its natural scenic beauty untainted by the mighty hands of modernity.The most adventurous one who would love to
spend a night in the deep forest can pack their bags for a night stay in portable small tents. Guides and helpers will accompany the guests. Streaming hot and delicious dinner will be prepared at the camp and served to the
4. Nelliampathy Jungle camp
Nelliyampathy on the high ranges of the Western Ghats.It offers a stunning view of the Sholayar Pass lying deep down in a 20 mile stretch of velvet green. Seethakundu hill of Nelliyampathy cease abrubtly to form cliffs
overlooking the panoramic valley below. The hills of Nelliyampathy are a delight to adventure lovers and trekkers. The Community Hall at Kaikatty serves as an ideal camping place for trekkers. The temperature at these
ranges vary from 15 degree celsius in December to 30 degree celsius in April. The lovely climate and green magic of the hills provide an exhilarating and unforgettable experience.
5. Thattekad Hornbill camp
Thattekkad hornbill camp is located in Ernakulam district, to perfectly blend into the forest, so you can enjoy your own private jungle and the spectacular view of the river Periyar. Thattekkad hornbill camp is known as the
Birder’s Paradise, the camp and the adjoining Dr Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary, is home to over 270 species of birds.The Hornbill Camp is ideal for travellers in search of an adventure, who will relish the opportunity to get close
to nature, and delight in the sounds of the forest.
6. Parambikulam island camping
Parambikulam tiger reserve camp is an ideal place for experiencing and enjoying the paradise of nature in a serene island.Camping island is located in Park administration area.This is an opportunity for visitors to camp at the
top of the bamboo clump in an island in the Peruvarippallam Reservoir and enjoy the natural beauty with rich wildlife.