Unexplored Idukki- New Year at Calvary Mount, Idukki

Dec 31, 2022- Jan 1, 2023

Trip fees: ₹2500

Available Seats: 11

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Overview
Idukki! Highest of all the districts in Southern India. It’s greenery all around with nearly 80% of forest cover. Adding to its natural beauty is the man made reservoirs, the back-end of numerous dams constructed for power generation and irrigation purpose of Kerala and Tamilnadu. There are many unexplored and unknown destinations in this district which can also be termed the land of spices.

LetsGoForACamp invites you for a 2 day NewYear Idukki Exploration Journey.  Ascend to the high-range areas of Idukki, experiencing the cool wind from the valleys that carry the aroma of the spice gardens on the way.

Let's Welcome this New Year 2023 at Calvary Mount
Detailed Itinerary
 
  • Time Activity
    Day 1
    02:30 PM Meeting point at Calvarymount Homestay ( Location will share in the WhatsApp group)
    Check in to Homestay
    Snacks and Tea
    Camp Fire
    Dinner
    Welcome NewYear 2023
    Day 2
    5:30 AM Sunrise View Trek
    Breakfast
    Hike to Kalyanathandu - 3-hour hike, Medium difficulty
     Lunch at Home Stay
    3:30 PM Check out

    Note

  • Trekking Difficulty:- Medium, Trekking distance 6-7km 
  • Homestay: Budget-friendly  category
  • Campfires, viewpoints, and visibility are subject to weather conditions.
  • Coordinators shall have all the right to change the plan in case there is a danger/unforeseen circumstances affecting the group.
  • Physical fitness needed to trek
  • Kids below 5 years old are not allowed on this trip
  • No couple rooms available in Home Stay
  • Women and Men will have separate rooms
  • 3 sharing rooms
  • If you are coming by bus/ public transport you need to get down at Calvarimount bus stop and get an Auto to campsite------------------------------Places you can visit if you reach early
    1. Idukki dam
    2. Hill View Park
    3. Anjuruli tunnel
    4. Ayyappan Kovil Hanging Bridge
 
Package Inclusions
 
  1. Accommodation:3/4 sharing Rooms in Home Stay
  2. Forest and Tourism Charges.
  3. Guide Charges
  4. Campfire
  5. Food: Day 1 – Evening tea and Dinner ( Veg/Non-Veg) Day 2– Morning tea and Breakfast, Lunch (Veg)
  6. Entry charges
  7. Transportation-  Non Ac tempo traveler / Innova according to number of travelers
  8. Activities: All activities as per the itinerary
Package Exclusions
 
  1. Any Expenses of personal nature
  2. Food and Energizers other than those stated in inclusions
  3. Transportation
  4. Any other expenses other than those stated in inclusions or emergency conditions
  5. Day 1- Lunch and Day 2 - Evening Tea & Dinner
Fees

2,500.00

Available Seats: 11



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Payment Plan

Installment Date Amount
At the time of Registration  ₹ 1,500
Before Dec 1st, 2022  ₹ 1,000

CANCELLATION FEE

A registered participant may cancel his/ her registration online and inform the camp coordinators. The paid fees will be returned after deduction of the following cancellation fees.

Cancellation Date Cancellation Fees
Before 20 days from Camp Date ₹800
Before 15 days from Camp Date ₹1,200
Before 7 days from Camp Date ₹1,800
Within 7 days from Camp Date ₹2,500
  • Alternatively, a registered participant may transfer his/her registration to a friend without any cancellation fee.
  • In case of cancellation of the program due to any gov restrictions due to COVID/ Weather, an alternate date will be provided for the same trip and no refund for that.
  • In case you are not able to join the trek on the new dates, either you can send a replacement ( Without any additional cost) / You can opt for Wallet transfer,
    • What is Wallet Transfer ?:  The amount will move to LGFC Wallet and you can use that for any other trip.  ( 2% fee will be deducted as movement charges) . Strictly there won’t be any refund to a bank account.
    • Wallet transfer is applicable only for the case when a participant wont be able to join the new date on a postponed trip due to Pandemic / Weather situations
    • The wallet transfer offer will only be one time , when the new date is announced. Further changes will be counted as normal cancellations and will be as per cancellation policy
  • Trip-to-trip movement is strictly not allowed.
  • Instalments are to be paid on on before due dates.
  • In case when 2 or more instalments are pending after due date , the order will be auto cancelled.
  • There will be no refund in case of auto cancellation due to non payment of installment.

 

THE SPECIALTY OF OUR  ITINERARY
  1. Stay -Home Stay at Calvary Mount
  2. Relaxed Journey
  3. One mind-blowing trek
  4. Home Made Hygiene food 
  5. Pick up from Ernakulam
  6. 24/7 coordinator support
  7. Women friendly and Family-friendly team

 

WHY WITH US?
  1. Budget-Friendly: You will get a perfect escape from the urban life and completely in an offbeat location with all safety followed, with small team size.
  2. Incomparable Itinerary: You can compare the Itinerary with any other itinerary available on social media/ Google. Our itinerary is special with all COVID safety ensured.
  3. Packed food prepared in safe conditions: We believe that for a traveler, food is one of the most important things during their journey. We provide the best nutritious food as mentioned in the itinerary.
  4. Not just sightseeing, many more things to learn and experience: We are not just providing sightseeing. Our Camp navigator/local guide will share the details of the place, flora, fauna with you.
  5. Well Experienced Local Guide and Support Staffs
  6. Plan beyond the Itinerary- In case if you want to extend the trip, we are there to help you by finding Stays contact and transportation, Talk to the coordinator of LetsGoForACamp

 

VALUES WE FOLLOW
    1. Eco-friendly products.
    2. Minimizing plastic waste.
    3. Hiring local guides.
    4. Contributing to the local economy.
    5. Proper disposal of waste generated.
    6. Concept of Responsible traveler.

FAQs

Of course, once you are done with your registration, u have an option to join the WhatsApp group formed for this trip. Here, you will get to know the fellow travelers from your same city. You all can travel together

Following are the list of things that are recommended to be carried for this trip

  • Dresses –
    • Carry comfortable dresses
    • For outdoors its is better to avoid jeans as it might get too heavy if wet
  • Sandals with good grip
    • Please avoid high heeled sandals , as they have a risk of falling when doing hiking
  • Cap or Hat for Protection from Sun. You may carry sunscreen cream or lotion also.
  • Plastic bag for carrying back any wet clothes
  • Raincoats / Ponchos
    • This would ensure that you wont lose the fun , even if it rains
  • Water bottles
    • We recommend using reusable waterbottles
  • Leach Socks
    • You may order leach socks on Amazon . You may check this sample item. or order a similar one.
    • You may also make a leach socks at home. Follow this blog in malayalam about this. Don’t use jeans material as in the demo , you may use a decent cotton pants for this instead.
  • A small bag to carry raincoat , waterbottle , snacks , etc.
  • Medicines
    • Carry all your daily use medicines
    • Carry medcines for any ailments or allergies you have faced
  • Energizers and Snacks
    • Energinzers such as chocolate , peanut bars , dry fruits will give quick energy especially when walking
    • Snacks – light and non onily snacks would be good
    • ORS- Packets,This will help you to avoid dehydration. Suggested brand is Electral. You will get this in your nearest Medical shop.
  • Toiletries
    • There wont be any tolietries that would be provided at the stay
  • Towel
    • We wont be providing towels at the stay.
  • Other personal items
    • Carry sufficient hard cash
    • Don’t carry expensive jewelleries , etc
  • [Optional] Jackets/ Sweatshirts / Scarf
    • Carry these if you are prone to cold
No you can keep your bag in the camp.
Mobile network is very less at camp site.
It’s strictly based on the cancellation policy. However, u can replace your registration with your friend, with out any additional cost. But need to inform this to the coordinator 3 days before.

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