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The Best Hiking Trails in Kerala (India)

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Photo of Lakshmi Hills Plantation and Mountain Hike Photo of Munnar, Blackberry Hills Shola Hike Photo of Paithalmala Trekking - Kannur - Kerala ( Paithal mala )

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  • near Pothamedu, State of Kerala (India)
    Distance
    3.78mi
    Elevation +
    876f
    TrailRank
    63| Rating 5.0
    Photo ofLakshmi Hills Plantation and Mountain Hike Photo ofLakshmi Hills Plantation and Mountain Hike Photo ofLakshmi Hills Plantation and Mountain Hike

    This is a lovely hike that we took with a guide that cost about 1,000/- per person (appx $15 USD). It is quite easy to do this trail without one. Be forewarned that any tea plantation hike without a guide-be it this one ...

    Very beautiful !
    Laura Kwan
    Really nice walk, no need for a guide, you can do it by your own with a map on your phone ! Thanks a lot for the share !
    Goldobrak
  • near Vandikarai, State of Kerala (India)
    Distance
    6.73mi
    Elevation +
    965f
    TrailRank
    61| Rating 5.0
    Photo ofMunnar, Blackberry Hills Shola Hike Photo ofMunnar, Blackberry Hills Shola Hike Photo ofMunnar, Blackberry Hills Shola Hike

    We took this beautiful hike and due to rain, took an auto once we got to the main road. It’s probable to take some tea plantations on the end leg rather than the main road which is a little riskier and less scenic, but w...

    I followed this trail starting from the end of the tea fields dawn and up to the bridge. Beautiful!
    suniggurath
  • near Kudiyanmala, State of Kerala (India)
    Distance
    9.15mi
    Elevation +
    1640f
    TrailRank
    55
    Photo ofPaithalmala Trekking - Kannur - Kerala ( Paithal mala ) Photo ofPaithalmala Trekking - Kannur - Kerala ( Paithal mala ) Photo ofPaithalmala Trekking - Kannur - Kerala ( Paithal mala )

    Paithalmala Trekking - Kannur - Kerala View of the valley from the observatory tower is breathtaking and the observer's eyes can hover over more than half the area of Kannur district. Most of the visitors end their trek...

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  • near Mangalasshēri, State of Kerala (India)
    Distance
    7.52mi
    Elevation +
    2818f
    TrailRank
    45| Rating 4.0
    Photo ofChirappul Banasura Trek - Kerala, India Photo ofChirappul Banasura Trek - Kerala, India Photo ofChirappul Banasura Trek - Kerala, India

    A wonderful rainy trekking experience through shola forest and fabulous grasslands..! Chirappullu is one of the popular hikes in Wayanad district, Kerala. The trail is located nearby the banasura hills, padinjarethara...

    Very impressive!!! How can we book this trekking? Any contact details ?
    jaisonjoe
  • near Pothamedu, State of Kerala (India)
    Distance
    10.94mi
    Elevation +
    1545f
    TrailRank
    38
    Photo ofPothamedu Great Views and through the tea plantation Photo ofPothamedu Great Views and through the tea plantation Photo ofPothamedu Great Views and through the tea plantation

    Beginning of the trail is where several guides may take you, up the hill through the tea plantation and then along the Ridge for great vistas both down the valley south and the other way across the tea plantation. After...

  • near Pothamedu, State of Kerala (India)
    Distance
    4.81mi
    Elevation +
    1378f
    TrailRank
    38
    Photo ofWoodward head works dam and Tea Valley Photo ofWoodward head works dam and Tea Valley Photo ofWoodward head works dam and Tea Valley

    Beautiful route along tea and cardamom plantations. If you take the route as recorded (the lower part first) you may see the women picking tea leaves and ascend during the hottest time of the day mostly under the trees. ...

  • Agastyaarkoodam Trekking

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    near Kallār, State of Kerala (India)
    Distance
    33.44mi
    Elevation +
    10449f
    TrailRank
    35
    Photo ofAgastyaarkoodam Trekking Photo ofAgastyaarkoodam Trekking Photo ofAgastyaarkoodam Trekking

    Hiking up to the 2nd highest peak in South India.. This is the full trail captured over three day trek.. Phase 1 - Bonacaud Picket Stn to Athiramala Base Camp. Phasr 2 - Athirumala Base Camp to Summit and return to Ba...

  • near Chundale, State of Kerala (India)
    Distance
    1.65mi
    Elevation +
    1155f
    TrailRank
    35
    Photo ofChembra Peak Lake / Wayanad / Kerala Photo ofChembra Peak Lake / Wayanad / Kerala Photo ofChembra Peak Lake / Wayanad / Kerala

    Trekking from the Parking after the ticket office. Short but steepy and demanding both ways. The fees are double price for foreigners. you will find officers in some points along the way for your security. See https://w...

  • near Pothamedu, State of Kerala (India)
    Distance
    3.13mi
    Elevation +
    512f
    TrailRank
    32
    Photo ofWestern Ghats. Munnar Tea Plantation. Photo ofWestern Ghats. Munnar Tea Plantation. Photo ofWestern Ghats. Munnar Tea Plantation.

    -(Track Details)- * Junction with Aluva-Munnar Road (NH85) at Hotel Hill View Munnar (~1450m). * Entance to tea estate [1] at Lions School (~1450m). * Tea Tasting Centre (~1460m) [1]. * Ziha Cottage (~1485m) [1]....

  • Munnar

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    near Munnar, State of Kerala (India)
    Distance
    4.65mi
    Elevation +
    351f
    TrailRank
    32
    Photo ofMunnar Photo ofMunnar Photo ofMunnar

    We left at 6am so it wasn't too hot. it was beautiful with the morning mist. it is a very nice hike. however, it was good that we did it backwards so we didn't pass the control post. actually it is not allowed to walk in...

  • Ranipurm Hike

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    near Perathodi, State of Kerala (India)
    Distance
    3.44mi
    Elevation +
    879f
    TrailRank
    30
    Photo ofRanipurm Hike Photo ofRanipurm Hike Photo ofRanipurm Hike

    Ranipuram hills!!! You are atop one of the largest hills of North Kerala, Ranipuram, popularly considered as Kerala’s answer to Ooty. A few more steps you could reach the final challenge, a gigantic rock, some tower of...

  • Varayadumotta Kallar Hike

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    near Kallār, State of Kerala (India)
    Distance
    7.60mi
    Elevation +
    4170f
    TrailRank
    30
    Photo ofVarayadumotta Kallar Hike Photo ofVarayadumotta Kallar Hike Photo ofVarayadumotta Kallar Hike

    Varayadumotta is the tallest peak in the Ponmudi mountain range in S. India. It is an isolated place peaking at 1100 mtrs and is a favorable home for mountain goats (Nilgiri Tahr, or Varayadu). Even though the height is ...

  • Chokramudi walk (Bison Trail)

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    near Venād, State of Kerala (India)
    Distance
    2.95mi
    Elevation +
    1627f
    TrailRank
    28
    Photo ofChokramudi walk (Bison Trail) Photo ofChokramudi walk (Bison Trail) Photo ofChokramudi walk (Bison Trail)

    Really nice walk with great views. It is a steep uphill but very doable. The start of the trail is close to the intersection of Gap-Bisonvalley Rd and the highway. You have to take a guide and pay 600 rupees from the sta...

  • Walk to crab beach

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    near Malapuram, State of Kerala (India)
    Distance
    5.09mi
    Elevation +
    328f
    TrailRank
    27
    Photo ofWalk to crab beach Photo ofWalk to crab beach Photo ofWalk to crab beach

    A lovely walk along the beach. Once at the end of the beach, follow a small track up to the road.This was an interesting walk back. We stopped on the way back for refreshments at Cafe trip is life. It was delicious. The ...

  • Meesapulimala

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    near Ellapatti, State of Kerala (India)
    Distance
    3.86mi
    Elevation +
    1037f
    TrailRank
    27
    Photo ofMeesapulimala Photo ofMeesapulimala Photo ofMeesapulimala

    Meesapulimala (a.k.a Ellapatti) final trek from base camp to summit of the 2nd tallest peak in the western ghats

  • Pothamedu - Kunjithanny

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    near Pothamedu, State of Kerala (India)
    Distance
    7.23mi
    Elevation +
    850f
    TrailRank
    27
    Photo ofPothamedu - Kunjithanny Photo ofPothamedu - Kunjithanny Photo ofPothamedu - Kunjithanny

    Nice leaded walk through tea plantation, a lot of trees, spice plants seen. Maybe the best thing to do in Munnar

  • Eravikulam walk

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    near Muduvakkudi, State of Kerala (India)
    Distance
    3.93mi
    Elevation +
    853f
    TrailRank
    27
    Photo ofEravikulam walk Photo ofEravikulam walk Photo ofEravikulam walk

    You go up by bus, then there's a small walk in the park, nice surroundings, but disappointed that you can't go for a real trek, very crowded.

  • Chembra Peak Trek| Y&Y

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    near Chundale, State of Kerala (India)
    Distance
    7.22mi
    Elevation +
    558f
    TrailRank
    27
    Photo ofChembra Peak Trek| Y&Y Photo ofChembra Peak Trek| Y&Y Photo ofChembra Peak Trek| Y&Y

    Halfway till the peak. The climb is mostly an gradual inclined walk, with intermittent difficult patches. The thick foliage, wherever present, provides respite from the sun. Best to wear head cover and carrying water &...

  • Kurishumala - Nilambur, Kerala

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    near Pannierimala, State of Kerala (India)
    Distance
    1.42mi
    Elevation +
    472f
    TrailRank
    26
    Photo ofKurishumala - Nilambur, Kerala Photo ofKurishumala - Nilambur, Kerala Photo ofKurishumala - Nilambur, Kerala

    Kakkadampoyil is located about 25km far from Nilambur, Kerala. The place is actually the border of Calicut and Malappuram districts. Kurishumala is one of the tourist destination in the region along with Kozhippara wate...

  • Ilanjippara Waterfall Trail

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    near Marayattichāi, State of Kerala (India)
    Distance
    2.39mi
    Elevation +
    646f
    TrailRank
    25
    Photo ofIlanjippara Waterfall Trail Photo ofIlanjippara Waterfall Trail Photo ofIlanjippara Waterfall Trail

    An easy circuit trail through Shola forest from Marottichal to Ilanjippara waterfall with an overall climb of almost 200m. The trail is not clear at points but following the rivers sound will lead to the top. The path is...

  • PaithalMala -Kannur, Kerala

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    near Kudiyanmala, State of Kerala (India)
    Distance
    2.95mi
    Elevation +
    968f
    TrailRank
    25
    Photo ofPaithalMala -Kannur, Kerala Photo ofPaithalMala -Kannur, Kerala Photo ofPaithalMala -Kannur, Kerala

    Hike Overview Paithalmala Paithalmala is a popular trekking destination. It is the highest geographic peak in the Kannur district of Kerala in India. It's at a height of 1372 m above sea level It is located 40 km from ...

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