Activities and Experiences Jeep-ride-to-Dare-Nature-Wayanad

Dare Nature Camp is a luxury camp at Vythiri in the District of Wayanad. The Camp is in the interior, within the forests of Wayanad, located on the foothills of the Chembra Peak – The highest peak in Wayanad. The Camp is located six kilometers inside the forest from Vythiri, since the road to the camp is partially off road, the camp offers Jeep transfers from Vythiri to the Camp. During monsoon even 4 X 4 Jeeps find it difficult to reach the camp.

Dare Nature - Benji-001The camp  is more than fifty years old originally built as an accommodation for the nearby Estate workers. The construction is of rocks and mortar, with a wooden ceiling. Initially the building did not have toilets, before the camp started to take guests they attached all the rooms with a dressing room and a toilet which is a new construction. The rooms are equally sized and have high ceiling. There is a general dining area, where they serve fresh food prepared by local cooks. The accommodation at the camp comes on full board basis starting from Lunch, Dinner and the next day Breakfast. Don’t expect any tangible elements of luxury here, nature is luxury at Dare Nature Camp.

Woods close to Dare Nature WayanadDare Nature is some one who embraces nature to the core. The camp accommodation and the food is very basic. They say Nature is you host at Dare Nature Camp and it all about being close to nature and her beings. They offer a lot of nature related activities like Trekking and hiking. Apart from these, they have installed soft adventure outboard training activities like Laddering, Valley Crossing, Zipline, Archery, Burma Bridge and a lot more. The place is relatively cooler than other places in Wayanad due to its altitude. They say they are 5000 feet above the sea level with 5000 trees around.

Dare Nature - BenjiJust three hundred meters behind the camp, there is a wonderful view point where they have made a couple of bamboo benches to sit during evenings. The dusk is very beautiful here and very well loved by most visitor to Dare Nature Camp. They have two dogs to keep away the moneys, a Labrador and a Rottweiler, it was fun playing around with these friendly dogs. The evenings could be made more entertaining with a camp fire and a barbecue, if you are in a group you could have some real nice time making the moment merrier.

Dare Nature Camp view pointOverall the camp is one interesting place where you can be in the lap of Mother Nature and enjoy her being the way it is untouched.

Looking for a Weekend Getaway or a Team Outing to Wayanad, send us an email to We will organize for some wonderful time at Dare Nature Camp.

Written by Benjamin John

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