Experience Southwest Monsoon in full glory by camping above the clouds in Vagamon through monsoon showers. Camping is an activity that takes you as far away from civilization & as close to nature as possible. Exoticamp's Camp above the clouds - Kerala does exactly that. It takes you right out of your cubicles, hectic city life, mundane routine and puts you right into Natures wonderland called Vagamon. Vagamon, also called the Scotland of Asia is a gorgeous little hill station located in Idukki district of Kerala. With people frequenting even tiniest of the hill stations around us Vagamon comes as a breath of fresh air that still remains untouched.
Offering breathtaking views of the Western Ghats & the valley below; wake up within the idyllic serenity of the distant mountains & surreal sight of clouds below you. Situated 1:30 hours away from Kumily, you can spend your days exploring the nature trails leading to virgin streams or simply relax with a book as you soak up the fresh mountain air and tranquility of woods. - Its a paradise for nature lovers.
Itinerary: 2 Days / 1 Night
Day 00: Start from Chennai at 7.30 pm Day 01: 7.30 am Reach Kumily. Refresh and have breakfast (on you). 8.30-9.00 AM- Head (as convoy) to the base camp (We will be stopping at few waterfalls / streams & breathtaking view points) 12.30-1.00PM.-Reach Basecamp for lunch. 2.00 Pm 4.00 PM Enjoy bathing in an ice cold, private waterfalls 4.00 PM -Start to the camp spot at around (10 mins off- road drive on our vehicle). Explore the camp spot & go on a short hike to the nearby peak (10 mins hike) that offers awesome views of the Camp Spot and the deep valley below. 6.00PM- Come back and settle down for a fantabulous sunset (If weather permits) 7.30-8.00 AM- Set up a campfire and enjoy the warmth of the fire on a cold night. Enjoy a fun-filled ice breaking session followed by dinner. Snuggle up into the comfort of your tent after dinner, read a book, do a bit of star gazing (if weather permits), sit around the campfire and share stories or just lie down and melt into the silence of the mountains.
Day 02: 6.30-7,00 AM- Wake up to the surreal sight of clouds below you. Take a walk through lush green meadows. Soak up the raw beauty of nature and sights & sounds of the virgin forest. 8.30 AM Enjoy a sumptuous breakfast 10.30 AM Hike down to the base camp & get into the waterfall for another round of dip 12.00 Noon - Check out and head to Vagamon meadows & Paal Ozhugum Paarai ( A majestic 7 step waterfall) Finish lunch on the way (on you) 5.30 Reach Kumily. If time permits, indulge in a bit of spice shopping in Kumily and head back to your respective destinations.
***Limited Seats only. First come first serve**
Important Note: This is a monsoon camping experience. The campspot may be shifted to our base camp for your safety in case there is very heavy rain / Lightning & Thunder. Campfire may get called off if there is rain during campfire. If you are a rain lover, you will love the experience.
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Tariff for 2days/1night - Rs. 3500/person
For Kids below 4 years, its free of cost. 50% discount for Kids between 5-12 years.
**Consumption of Alcohol & smoking is strictly prohibited**
Cost Includes: Camping on hill top in Camping Tents. Waterfalls visit Short hikes and night walk. Campfire session. Day 1: Lunch & Dinner. Day 2: Breakfast Tents, Mattresses, Blanket, Soups, Tea n snacks.
Transport options: 1) Drive down to the campspot on your own. We shall share location. 2) You can also avail transport (Non AC sleeper bus) arranged by us from Chennai to Kumily and back + Pick-up from to Kumily to Vagamon and back at Rs. 2400.
3) You can also reach kumily from Bangalore, Coimbatore, etc, by bus and avail jeep pickup to camp spot & back at Rs.600 (to and fro)