Online Reservation for Agastyaarkoodam Visit 2019
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Description

Entry to Agastyaarkoodam peak and its surrounding areas is restricted as per Kerala Forest Department. A controlled and defined trek provided by the forest department is accessible only during trekking period defined. Every year trekking starts on Makaravilakku festival in Sabarimala Temple and ends on Sivarathri. Usually, the trek is open for 100 days or during the period by Forest Department only. Only 100 Entry Passes shall be issued each day of the trek and the entry passes are given on first come first serve basis. The service may only be applied by the registered applicants. The department has entrusted guides to handle 10-member groups, who will be departing from Bonakkad forest station at 8 am, to reach the base camp at Athirumala, 16 km into the forest, by evening. The steep 8km-climb to Agastyaarkoodam will begin early morning next day and the travelers will be able to return to the base station by afternoon. Slow trekkers can stay at the base camp for another night before returning to Bonakkad. Trekkers are not allowed to bring alcohol and cigarettes and cooking is restricted inside the forest.

This service falls under Permit and Passes group and can be applied by Registered applicants.


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Who can Apply

This service is intended for applicants above the age of 14 years.


How to Access the Service
  • Register yourself as an applicant (if not already registered).
  • Click on Apply for Service or Login.
  • Enter User Name, Password and Captcha code given and click on Submit.
  • Once logged in, on the left menu click on Apply for services, if no application is pending for revalidate.

Note
  • In case payment is deducted from your bank account and Entry Pass is not issued,before reapplying, please check for your application under Revalidate Payment Section. If available, click on the Application Reference Number for revalidation. The revalidation should be done within 5 minutes .

Service Specific Terms and Conditions
  • Entry Pass is non-transferrable and no modification/ alteration is allowed.
  • Once Entry Pass is issued no partial/full cancellation is allowed.
  • Amount once paid will not be refunded once ticket/entry pass is issued.
  • The Original photo ID (mentioned in the ticket at the time of booking) will be verified by concerned official before commencing the trekking on each day. Entry will be allowed only after successful verification.
  • If ticket is not issued and the amount is deducted from the bank account, there shall be no responsibility of Kerala Forest Department/ServicePlus.
  • All unsuccessful transactions shall be refunded by the bank in 14 working days from the date of payment.
  • While availing the online ticket booking facility, Kerala Forest Department or National Informatics Centre will not be responsible or will not take any liability of whatsoever nature in respect of any loss or damage arising directly or indirectly to you due to the declining of transaction based on any of the following reasons:
    • Lack of authorization
    • Exceeding the preset limit mutually agreed by you and your bank
    • Any payment related issues arising while doing the transaction
    • Internet connectivity issues
    • Client system/browser related issues
    • Any other reason not listed above.
  • Consumption of Alcohol, Smoking and cooking is strictly prohibited in the forest area.

Contact Details

Wildlife Warden,
Forest Department,
PTP Nagar, Thiruvananthapuram
Ph: +91-471-2360762


How to Reach the destination

Nearest railway station: Thiruvananthapuram Central, around 61 km from Bonacaud.
Nearest airport: Trivandrum International Airport, around 69 km from Bonacaud.


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