Trekking season begins at Agasthyarkoodam from Tuesday
| Tuesday | 14th January, 2020
By Express News ServiceTHIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The first batch of trekkers will scale the 1,868m-high Agastya mountain on Tuesday when this year’s Agasthyarkoodam trekking season opens to the public.
This year, the trekking period is restricted to 38 days.
“Women trekkers are provided separate accommodation at the base camp in Athirumala.
TREK DURING OFF SEASONIn addition to the official trekking season, the forest department provides trekking facility during off season.
The five-member group can avail the trekking package at a rate of Rs 16,000 while the 10-member team can avail it at Rs 28,000.
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