Get ready to celebrate New Year in a whole New way! Stay away from the maddening Crowd, High decibel New Year parties and surrender yourself to the peace and tranquility of the Western Ghats! Dance to the tune of the wind & get high on Nature as you camp under a billion stars at Exoticamp’s New Year Above the Clouds - Vagamon Kerala!
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 Nature’s 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. - It’s 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). 9.30 AM- Head to a waterfalls (as convoy) 1.00 PM.-Reach Basecamp for lunch. 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. 6.00 PM- Come back and settle down for a fantabulous sunset (If weather permits). 7.00 PM Set up a campfire and enjoy the warmth of fire on a cold night. Enjoy a fun filled ice breaking session followed by dinner & a music and dance session that will go on till 12.00 midnight.
Note: In order not to disturb the tranquility of the nature, we do not encourage very loud music. A Bluetooth speaker is usually used which is also loud enough for campers to enjoy.
Welcome New Year with cake cutting. Settle down for a stargazing session. Look up at the sky, lie down and melt into the silence of the mountains. Get back to your tents as and when you wish to.
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 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 PM- 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** ___________________________________ Tariff for 2days/1night - Rs. 3500/person+5% GST
For Kids below 4 years, it’s free of cost.
50% discount for Kids between 5-12 years.
___________________________________ 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.
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 Vagamon meadows entry Tents, Mattresses, Blanket, Tea n snacks.
Cost Excludes: Transportation from your respective places to the camp spot and any internal transfers
Transport options: _________________ 1) Drive down to the camp spot on your own. We shall share location.
2) You can also reach Kumily from Chennai,Bangalore, Coimbatore, etc, by bus. You can check for the buses to Kumily (Kerala) or Kumily (Tamilnadu) in Red Bus. and avail our jeep pickup to camp spot & back at Rs.600 (to and fro)
**Consumption of Alcohol & smoking is strictly prohibited**
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