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Pongal Getaways. 5 Offbeat Camping Experiences To Choose From

The harvest festival of Tamil Nadu is back. Pongal is set to celebrate from 15th of January 2019. This will mark the first major celebration of the new year. The Pongal reminds the contributions of nature to human life. Thus, it’s an auspicious occasion of showing gratitude back. The four-day celebrations is a perfect time for a getaway with our family and friends. This Pongal, plan a trip with your loved mates to the laps of nature.
5 exotic campsites for a getaway this Pongal!!!


Enjoy calm and composed camping at Camp Woody. Located at a prime point to enjoy the serenity of famous Aanayirangal Valley, Camp Woody at Suryanelli will offer the best in class camping experience in Kerala. 30km from Munnar makes this the favourite pit stop for travellers for a night’s stay.
Facilities like thatched campgrounds, dining areas, clean washrooms etc… make this campsite favourite for families. Campfire and BBQs are available at this campsite. Sunrise Jeep trekking to Kolukkumalai is a major attraction here. Avail other activities like kayaking, Burma ropes, ATVs nearby this campsite.

Pongal at Camp Woody, Munnar
Camp Woody at Aanayirangal Valley, Munnar


A memorable stay amidst the tea plantations, that’s what Meeshapuli Base Camp offers. Located at Suryanelli, the campsite is a favourite camping spot for youngsters and wanderlusts. The pleasant climate throughout the year drops as the wind picks up, makes it more chilly.
Access sunrise Jeep trekking to Kolukkumalai from this campsite. Campfire and BBQs are available for campers as per request. Clean washrooms and fenced campgrounds ensure a hassle-free camping experience.

Pongal at Meeshapuli Base Camp at Munnar
Meeshapuli Base Camp at Suryanelli



3 km from Vagamon, Thangalpara Top Camp offers a camping experience over the vast landscape of Thangalpara. Located over the topmost region of Thangalpara, the campsite is suitable for camping in large number. The flat hilltop with a cliff at one end brings out the astonishing view of the misty landscape below.
Avail Vagamon Jeep trekking from the campsite. Campfire and BBQs are available at the campsite. Campers can trek and explore the landscape of Thangalpara region by camping at this campsite.

Pongal at Thangalpara Top Camp, Vagamon
Thangalpara Top Camp at Vagamon


The Arrow Hill Camp at Wayanad will be a perfect spot for those who love a bit of adventure camping. The campsite set up on top of Ambukuthi Mala is surrounded by the astonishing view of Ambukuthi Mala. Night trekking to the top of campsite will be something memorable. The campsite can be accessed by Jeep from the base camp, where parking facilities are available. Motorcycles can access the campsite directly.
Clean washrooms make the stay comfortable. Campfire and BBQs are available at the campsite.

Pongal at Arrow Hill Campsite, Wayanad
Arrow Hill Campsite, Wayanad


Cloudbed Camp at Ramakkalmedu is located at one of Asia’s windiest part. The campsite at an altitude of 3400ft offers a splendid camping experience. Cloudbed Camp is a village farm stay developing at Kattadippadam hill station. The campsite is surrounded by windmills.
Campers can trek to nearby Ramakkalmedu hilltop, which is famous for high-speed winds. Washrooms and fenced campgrounds ensure a comfy stay at this campsite.

Pongal at Cloudbed Camp, Ramakkalmedu, Idukki
Cloudbed Camp at Ramakkalmedu

This Pongal, enjoy the nature at its fullest form. Camping with Campper will ensure a stay close to nature. More than that, enjoy special discounts for your camping on Pongal. So, pack your bags, its time for a getaway…



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