Chembra peak is one of the major tourist attractions in Wayanad Kalpetta. Chembra Peak, the uppermost spot in Wayanad is situated at 6,900 feet above the sea level. Chembra is situated adjacent to the town of Meppady. Generally, permission from Meppady forest office is essential for carrying out trekking activity to Chembra peak. Services of guide can be availed which might be very useful. It takes close to three hours to reach the top of the Chembra peak. On the way to the top of Chembra peak, there is a heart shaped lake called “hridayathadakam’”. This heart shaped lake is a popular tourist attraction for Chembra peak. The lake is believed to have never dried up. During the rule of Britishers, there was camp office. On seeing the lake you will feel that this is the “manasasarovar” of South India. And the clouds and mist which is touching the peak, make you feel that you are in heaven. The cool atmosphere makes your mind cool and refresh.
From the top of Chembra peak you can view almost the whole of Wayanad. You can also view of Kozhikkode, Malappuram, and Nilgiri districts. Climbing Chembra peak is a really a trekking experience. For nature lovers it may take a whole day to enjoy the beauty of this peak and reach the top. For photographers, Chembra peak is a paradise. If you camp on the peak you are sure to have a treasured experience.