LAKSHMI HILLS TREK

WHERE IS IT?

LAKSHMI HILLS is located in West ridge hills of Munnar, overlooking western slope of Ghats array of Kerala. The mountain is a continuation of Chokkanmudi range and continued to Mangulam, separating Kallar Ghats and Mangulam gap. .

LANDSCAPE, HEIGHT

The landscape is undulated rocky grassland interspersed with shola forest, plantations etc . The average height of the section is 1700 MSL with a climax of 1800MSL. Since it is a narrow ridge , it gives enchanting view to all directions including Anamudi, Chokkanmudi etc.

TREKKING TRAIL

Trekking trail is through narrow, but specified trekking path starting at 1500MSL. The first phase of the trek is through tea plantation to reach the grassland at 1600MSL Then gradual climb to the climax at 1800MSL, then downhill to starting point.

HOW LONG

Usual programme is 4 hrs for an average hiker including view point break. There are two sessions a day starting at 8.30am and 1.30pm. Sunrise view and sunset view trek is also arranged on time. For birds and photography trek time bar is not a constrain.

BIODIVERSITY

North West end of the hills has undisturbed rainforests. The Western Ghats mountain endemic birds are present in its grassland and shola. Big animals are seasonal migrants. Good number of bog orchids, wild flowers and plants, butterflies etc are recorded.

PRICE

The cost of the trek is based on number of persons. The price includes guide charges, water and energy bars.We will arrange pick up and drop from your hotel on extra cost. Photography trek, birding trek etc involve more time and cost more.

HOW TO BOOK

Advance booking mandatory. No walk- in booking available. You can book through booking form given in the site or call us in +91 9497423872. Those who are looking for customised programme may contact by mail to kgatours@gmail.com

OPTIONS

We offer lakshmi hills trekking as part of our multi-day treks. We also offer long trekking trail as continuation of Lakshmi hills and provide overnight camping in tea valley, covering Attukad waterfalls , Muthanmala cardamom hills etc.

trek to Lakshmi hills LAKSHMI HILLS

Trek to Lakshmi hills.

trekkig in Lakshmi hills The landscape

View from Lakshmi hills towards East

Birds of Lakshmi hills Widllife of Lakshmi hills

Painted bush quail in Lakshmi hills.

meesapulimala peak The Grassland

Rolling grass hills in Lakshmi hills.

grassland trek The trails

Trekking to the peak.

tent camping in Munnar Tea Valley camp

Tent camping after trek in multiday trek