Chembra Peak – Perfect Stop for Nature Lovers!
Chembra Peak is the highest peak in Wayanad and this peak is visible from all parts of Wayanad. An ideal destination for adventure enthusiasts and nature lovers. This beautiful peak is located near the town of Meppady.
It takes about 3 hours to reach the top point of Chembra peak. On the way to the peak you will see a heart shaped lake known as hridhayathadakam’ and it’s said to be never dried up. One of the most tourist attractions.
If you are planning to go for trekking you need to get prior permission from the Meppady forest office at Chembra Peak. Overnight camping is prohibited as there is a threat from lurking wild animals.
From here you can sight Kozhikode, Malappuram and Niligiri districts. Eight kilometer south of Kalpetta, near to the town of Meppady, lays the highest peak in Wayanad, the Chembra Peak (2,100 m). Chembra peak adjoins Nilgiri hills in Tamil Nadu and Vallarimala in Kozhikode. From the town of Meppady you can reach the peak through walking. The sights and surroundings of Chembra peak offers the most spectacular view of Wayanad.
You can visit this place all year round. But it might be good, if you avoid the place on the rainy season, as the descent can be quite slippery during heavy monsoon seasons. You will be amazed by the beauty of nature.