Chembra Peak

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Chembra Peak
ചെമ്പ്ര കൊടുമുടി
Chembra.jpg
View of Chembra Peak
Highest point
Elevation 2,100 m (6,890 ft) [1]
Coordinates 11°30′44″N 76°05′22″E / 11.51222°N 76.08944°E / 11.51222; 76.08944Coordinates: 11°30′44″N 76°05′22″E / 11.51222°N 76.08944°E / 11.51222; 76.08944
Geography
Chembra Peak is located in Kerala
Chembra Peak
Chembra Peak
Parent range Western Ghats
Climbing
Easiest route Hike

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.[2] 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. It is the highest and the largest peak in Western Ghats of India in between Nilgiris and Himalayas exceeding 2,000m . Visits to this peak organized by 'the Chempra Peak VSS' under the control of South Wayanad Forest Development Agency, guides are provided for trekking. Chembra Peak is accessible by foot from Meppady. District Tourism Promotion Council provides guides and trekking equipment on hire charges to tourists. Banasura Sagar Dam and Banasura Hill is also nearby.[3]

Lake en route to the top of Chembra Peak

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Proceedings of the Chairman, District Disaster Management Authority and the District Magistrate, Wayanad" (PDF). Collectorate, Wayanad. Retrieved 2017-01-16. 
  2. ^ "Official Website of Kerala Tourism". Retrieved 2007-10-01. 
  3. ^ "Keralam.com site". Archived from the original on 2007-11-18. Retrieved 2007-10-01. 

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