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Adventure Tourism

Preservation of ecology or the environment is a concept gaining prominence now. Similarly Eco friendly Adventure tourism are also gaining momentum. Tiruchirappalli region boasts of several ideal locations to attract the visitors, who have concern on preservation of ecology. The Eco friendly areas of Tiruchirappalli region like Puliancholai, Pachamalai, Thalamalai, Ponnanayar Dam, Srirangam island are for exploring the nature at its best and to be a part of it . Get into Tiruchirappalli. Get acquainted with the Nature.
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One should get permission for trekking in these hills from the

District Forest Officer
Tiruchy Division
3E, Kajamian 1 st Street
Kaja Nagar
Mannarpuram. Tiruchy20
Phone : 91-431-2422165


For further details

Science and Adventure Club, Tiruchy1.Thiru     Ramanan
Hill Skills- Trekking, Wild Life and Environment Club. Phone No : 0431-2457284

 

Essential informations about Trekking

Trekking

Long Hard expedition of any terrain with definite purpose.

Advantage & Purpose

World's full-fledged health oriented sport with field study,research,soil systems,future disasters,poachers activities,ecological values, food chain&webs,survival & surveying of living beings, happenings,recreation along with 'Physical and Psychological strength for sound body and sound mind

Field Kit

Trek sack / knap sack(For one day) / camouflaged dull coloured Jeans-salvar kamees / T-cap/shoes(with good grip) / socks 2 pairs/wind jacket / Bermuda/Belt pouch/pocket diary/pencil/Identity Card/whistle / pocket knife/mug/plate/water bottle(2)/toilet kit/towel/air pillow / sleeping bag or ground sheet &blanket / torchlight/candle & match box/compass / Essential medicines / Pill case/Massage cream / Sewing Kit / Binocular / Camera kit / First aid kit / Area map / Map reader / Permission letter / Packed food/Fruit juices / Glucose / Sugar / Salt / Chocolate.

Planning

Know the areas, season, people culture and climatic conditions and obtain permission letter from forest department and engage local 2 or more guides with good experience to lead and pack the trek.

Disposal

Kindly bring back all the wastes which are not decomposable by earth & wild life. Bury all decomposable garbage. Bring back tin, bottles, and plastic things etc., to the plains. Put off fire in case if you ignited it in case of emergency.

Precautions & safety

Avoid using perfumes / Don't' carry sound making devices / Trekking pack restricted to 9+3 guides / camping tenting sites should be laid on bare land / Avoid camp fire & smoking / Trees are to be treated as you / Ensure the camp site environmentally clean before you leave / If you see any fire put off / while trekking, do 'cat' walk/ If you sight any animal send message by face, hand body or leg sign or murmur / flowers meant for plant propagation & insects food / Don't pluck flowers / Don't collect flora or fauna (dead or live) from hills, its service required for earth / have sense of animal behaviour: Elephant chasing-run towards slope / Use dry clothings to keep your warmth / Always keep quarter bottle of water spare for the use of emergency dehydration / Avoid attracting animals by throwing eatables / Some times trekking will discouraging, punishing frustrating, exhilarating still worth while to have for our future

AIDS
Carry native seeds, saplings, rootings etc to plant in open hills. Carry excess salt and used dresses to give it to tribals if you sight them.

RECORDS
Take notes and take photographs of peculiar things for memory, environment education for official to make decision etc.

FEEDBACK
After trekking draft your experiences and findings along with thanks letter to the concerned officials usually forest and tourism officials

LAST WORD
Trekkers must follow safety standards, environmental codes and accept the nature’s strict and impersonal rules.

WITH BEST TREKS
Higher the hills
Thicker the thrills

Mr. Namperajan. A.S
'Hill Skills- Trekking, Wild Life and
Environment Club"
No 21, Kauvery Street
Ayyappa Nagar, Tiruchirappalli - 620 021.
Te l: 0431-2457284
Cell : 98940 99510

Further details contact Tel.2254175



A few suggested Trek routes are given below

 
                     

 Route No1:
Ammapalayam-to-Chinnapalamalai
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Route No2:
Kanappadi-to-Kannimarcholai
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 Route No3:Chellipalayam-to-Gundur,Ammapalayam- to- Earikadu.Click the map to Zoom
 

Route No4: Meyeluthu-to-Palayam
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Route No 5: Puliyancholai-to-Kolli hills
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