The verdant terrain of Wayanad, set amidst the Western Ghats in north east of Kerala is the state’s best-kept secret. The landscape is a magical mix of mountain scenery, paddy fields, betel nut trees, bamboo, spice gardens, and coffee plantations.
An excellent place to spot wild elephants, Wayanad is rich in bio-diversity. In addition to taking in the spectacular sights of many waterfalls, streams and lakes, travellers can choose from a range of outdoor activities that include nature walks, spice trails, trekking and boating. Wayanad is also home to indigenous tribes with a rich legacy of art, dance, music and handicrafts.
Destination Type: Jungle
Destinations Nearby: Mysuru 115 km, Kozhikode 104 km, Bengaluru 264 Km
Languages: Malayalam, English
Nearest Railway Station: Kozhikode, Mysuru Railway Station
Nearest Airports: Kozhikode, Mysuru
Summer: March to May. Temperature ranges between 20°C and 36°C.
Monsoon: Both the south-west and north-east monsoons enrich Wayanad with spectacular results.
Winter: December to February. Cooler weather with temperatures as low as 10°C.
A creative experience awaits you at the Pottery Barn. Here, you will be able to work with the local artisans to sift out clay and create handcrafted masterpieces.
Edakkal - A stone in between, bridges time between present day and the Neolithic age. Explore these caves and petroglyphs to get a glimpse of the history of human civilization.
Explore uninhabited islands in the middle of the Kabini river. Get to the Kuruvadweep islands by bamboo rafts and walk around to discover more.
Walk up to watch a mysterious phantom skull overlooking the green valleys of Wayanad.
The largest earthen dam in India! Banasura Dam in the misty hills of Wayanad, is treasured by trekkers and nature lovers.
Experience the magical Thusharagiri Waterfalls and the evergreen forests that surround it.
Ambalavayal Heritage Museum throws light into the rich history, ancient heritage and vibrant culture of Wayanad and its surrounding regions.