Banasura Hill, Kalpetta

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Hike Banasura Hill for an adventure through dense forests at an altitude of 2,030 m (6,660 ft). You'll encounter numerous waterfalls as you head towards the summit for a spectacular view of the entire area. It may take about three hours to reach the summit, so carry extra food and water with you, and dress warmly for the mountain climate. At the foot of the hill, you can also find India's largest dam. Besides examining the tropical vegetation, you may also encounter monkeys, deer, wild boars, and elephants as they roam the forest. To visit Banasura Hill on your trip to Kalpetta, use our Kalpetta journey planner .
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  • This place is worth visiting. Recently they have launched one of India's largest floating solar panel in this Dam. Boating is available. You can easily spend two hours . Parking area is available. You...  more »
  • The dam is extremely well maintained, speed boat ride is expensive BUT fun...go there early to avoid the lines.  more »
  • Great view of the lake from the top of the hill. Climbing the many steps to reach the top was a challenge for the older folks of the team but nevertheless it was worth the climb.  more »

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With many visitors choosing to stay in town as they explore the surrounding region, Kalpetta offers a good range of accommodations keeping up with the demands of modern travelers. The central area contains many hotels, with simple and budget-friendly options alongside a few of the more refined picks. The residential districts provide access to rental apartments and guesthouses, ideal for budget-conscious travelers who want to experience local life without the filter imposed by a chain hotel.
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