New Year Weekend Camping at Kotagiri

Reporting time :
Batch 01 : Dec 30th Saturday (8 am )
Batch 02 : Dec 31st Sunday (10 am)

Location Highlights :

Kotagiri is located in the Nilgiris district of Tamil Nadu. (30 kms from Ooty)
Elevation: 1793 Meter
Average Temp: 15°C to 17°C

Program brief: New Year’s eve camping at Kotagiri

The program offers opportunities for view point Trekking, Hiking. Besides trekking, there is Water Fall Bath, enjoy fine Cuisine from the traditional hospitality of the Badaga community. Affordable, fun with beautiful walks and spots to relax nearby, the camping sites a great option for those who enjoy the relaxing bush setting, birds & wildlife and gazing into the clear night sky.


08:00 – Check in & allocating tents. Freshen up.
09:00 – Morning : tea & breakfast
10:00 – Trek to Cathrine falls to enjoy the waterfall bath(10 kms)
13:00 – Lunch (packed food provided)
17:00 – Back to base
19:30 – Campfire
20:30 – Dinner

DAY- 2
7:30- Wake up with tea
8:00 – Breakfast
9 :00 am : Trek down the slip rock to Kalaar view point (5 kms ), Walk to pond chilling the feet, Cave hike & bison sighting
13:00- back to base and Lunch
14:00 – End of program.

TARIFF: INR 2000 per person

Includes: (Accommodation for 01 night + 5 Meals + Activities)

*Accommodation: Tent stays on sharing basis.
*Meals : Lunch (02), Dinner(01), Breakfast(02) & Evening tea (01)
*Activities: Trekking, waterfall bath, cave hike, bonfire & music.

Food menu :
Breakfast : Pongal, sambaar, Chutney, Upma, tea.
Lunch :
Day 1 :Veg biriyani, Raita, pickle (Packed food )
Day 2 : South Indian Veg meals
Dinner : Chappatti, veg kurma, white rice, Chicken curry

Important points :
1. if extra Chicken required , can be ordered ( chicken Fry/ Curry) INR 500 per kg. (prior order required)

2. If coming by bus, nearest bus stop is Aravenu. Jeep Transfer from Aravenu bus stop to Camp @ 500 per jeep , 01 side (10 members can travel ). 3 kms travel.

3. Catherine falls trek is 10 kms total, can be covered by jeep (if not interested to walk), additional 500 per jeep , 01 side (10 members can travel)

4. Transportation from you hometown to Aravenu bus stop near campsite and back home have to arranged by each group / individual.


*Backpack with plastic or waterproof lining
*Good quality trekking shoes
*Comfortable clothes : cargoes, jeans and track pants
*Warm clothes
*Individual Water bottles (1 Liter)
*Flashlights, matchbox, or lighters
*Sunscreen lotion or skin moisturizers
*Personal toiletries and basic medications

There is a choice between 2-men tents and 4-men tents. Common toilets & washrooms available at camp. All tents come with floor bedding.

No partial refunds will be given for services not used.

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