Silent Valley National Park – Forest Trek & Nature Camp

Aug 15-17, 2024

Trip fees: ₹4200

Available Seats: 0

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Overview
For in the true nature of things, if we rightly consider, every green tree is far more glorious than if it were made of gold and silver said Martin Luther. Located in Nilgiri hills of the landscape of Palakkad is the beautiful silent valley national park which is commonly called as Syrandhri forest. As per the geologists, this beautiful landscape existed during the origin of Indo Australian plate. Wanna explore what biodiversity is??? Then there can be no perfect place than this lush green forest. Has a range of 70 lakh old specimens. This gem of a place even holds the history of Kunthi river and stories related to the Pandavas. LetsGoForACamp is conducting our next journey to this place which serves hand in hand to scenic beauty as well as history; a 2 day camp in association with the forest department to Silent Valley. Amidst the beauty of Panthamthodu Camp let's get together and spread joy and knowledge for a valuable tomorrow
Detailed Itinerary
Day Date Itinerary Stay
1 Aug 15, 2024 Campsite
04.00 PM Reporting at Mukkali SVNP information center, basic intro
Journey to the campsite (Panthamthodu)- 2 hour journey off-road
Introduction and Ice-breaking
Know all about evergreen Forest of Silent Valley
Games and Activities
Dinner
Overnight stay
2 Aug 16, 2024 Campsite
6.00 AM Bed coffee
Morning walk with birds
Breakfast
Trekking (10km)
Lunch
Back to Camp Site
Experience sharing and Storytelling
Overnight stay at Campsite
3 Aug 17, 2024 N/A
Breakfast
Sirandhri watch tower visit, Kunthipuzha view
Lunch
Camp disperse
Journey back to Mukkali
4.30 PM drop back at Mukkali SVNP information center
Package Inclusions
    1. Food: lunch(2), Breakfast(2 ), dinner (2)
    2. Guide Fee, Resource Person Fee, Forest charges
    3. Off-road vehicle charges
    4. Entry Fee
    5. All camp activities as per the Itinerary
Package Exclusions
    1. Day 3- Dinner
    2. Any expenses of a personal nature.
    3. Any expense other than those stated in Inclusions.
    4. Camera charges, Parking fee, etc
Extra Information :
  1. Campfire and Weather Conditions: ◦ No campfire will be allowed on this trip, as it is happening in a National Park. ◦ It can rain any time.
  2. Additional Costs: Any additional costs due to weather or unforeseen situations will have to be borne by the traveler.
  3. Plan Changes: Coordinators have the right to change the plan in case there is danger or unforeseen situations for the group.
  4. Cancellation Policy: ◦ Camp cancellation due to bad weather or natural calamity will be non-refundable. ◦ Camp cancellation due to government restrictions related to COVID-19 will be moved to another date.
  5. Trek Classification: The trek is classified as moderate to difficult.
  6. Accommodation: ◦ Stay will be inside the forest. ◦ Accommodation type is dormitory, with separate dorms for men and women.
  7. Environmental Factors: As we are trekking through an evergreen forest, leeches will be present.
  8. National Park Rules: We must follow the National Park rules and guidelines.
  9. Minimum Participant Requirement: The trip will not be conducted if the participant count is below 14, In that case, full Amount will be refunded / Participant can take any other treks/trips from LetsGoForACamp
Fees

4,200.00

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Cancellation Policy

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 ₹1,680
Before 15 days from Camp Date ₹2,520
Before 7 days from Camp Date ₹3,360
Within 7 days from Camp Date ₹4,200
  • 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.
  • Installments are to be paid before the due dates.
  • In case when 2 or more installments are pending after the due date, the order will be auto-cancelled.
  • There will be no refund in case of auto cancellation due to nonpayment of installments.

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
  • 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 oily snacks would be good
  • 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

 

WHY WITH US?
  1. Budget-Friendly. (You can compare the same package with any other available itineraries)
  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. 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.

 

 

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