Near the town of Meppadi, and 8km south of Kalpetta is one of the highest peaks of the Western Ghats and the highest peak of the Wayanad Hills - 2100m above level is the Chembra Peak.
The scenic beauty of the place is unbeatable. After the long tiring trek nature does not forget what you need the most - the lush green grass is there to welcome you where you can just lie down and relax. The Chembra peak is visible from all the parts of Wayanad.
There are a few important things which you should know before going to Chembra Peak:
One has to take prior permission before going for a trek
Overnight camping is not allowed
Avoid the trek in the rainy season
The charges for a group of 10 people is INR 500 for the nationals and INR 1000 for the foreign tourists
The entire trek will take around 3 hours till Chembra peak. On the way to the peak, you will also see the heart-shaped lake - which is known as "Hridhayathaadkam". The lake has never dried up.
From the top of the Chembra peak, you can see - Kozhikode, Malappuram and Nilgiri districts. Though there are various peaks around Chembra - they are really difficult to climb as they are covered with dense forests.