Chembra Peak

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Chembra Peak
Chembra.jpg
View of Chembra Peak
Highest point
Elevation2,100 m (6,890 ft) [1]
Coordinates11°30′44″N 76°05′22″E / 11.51222°N 76.08944°E / 11.51222; 76.08944Coordinates: 11°30′44″N 76°05′22″E / 11.51222°N 76.08944°E / 11.51222; 76.08944
Naming
Native nameചെമ്പ്ര കൊടുമുടി
Geography
Chembra Peak is located in Kerala
Chembra Peak
Chembra Peak
Parent rangeWestern Ghats
Climbing
Easiest routeHike

Chembra Peak (Chembra Mala) is a mountain in the state of Kerala, India, with an elevation of 2,100 m (6,890 ft) above sea level.[2] The highest peak in the Wayanad hills and one of the highest peaks in the Western Ghats, adjoining the Nilgiri Hills and Vellarimala, it is located in the Kozhikode district of Kerala, near the town of Meppadi and 8 km (5 mi) south of Kalpetta.

Visits to the peak are organized by the "Chempra Peak VSS" under the control of the South Wayanad Forest Development Agency; guides are provided for trekking. Chembra Peak is accessible by foot from Meppadi. The District Tourism Promotion Council provides guides and trekking equipment to tourists for fees. Banasura Sagar Dam and Banasura Hill is also nearby.[3]

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  1. ^ "Proceedings of the Chairman, District Disaster Management Authority and the District Magistrate, Wayanad" (PDF). Collectorate, Wayanad. Archived from the original (PDF) on 17 July 2016. Retrieved 16 January 2017.
  2. ^ "Official Website of Kerala Tourism". Retrieved 1 October 2007.
  3. ^ "Keralam.com site". Archived from the original on 18 November 2007. Retrieved 1 October 2007.

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