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How to go to Wayanad in Kerala?
02 Apr 2019

Wayanad is located 03 hours drive from Calicut Airport and 3.5 hours from Kannur Airport. From Mysore wayanad is accessible by road through Mananthavady or through Bandipur.

Wayanad Forest

Table of contents

  1. 1) Wildlife sanctuaries
  1. 2) Trekking
  2.    2-1) Chembra Peak
  3.    2-2) Pakshipathalam
  4.    2-3) Banasura Hill
  1. 3) Tourist Spots
  2.    3-1) Edakkal Caves
  3.    3-2) Kuruva Island
  1. 4) Best Resorts and Hotels in Wayanad
  2.    4-1) Vythiri Resort
  3.    4-2) Vythiri Village
  4.    4-3) After the Rains
  5.    4-4) Woods Resort
  6.    4-5) Wayanad Wild
  1. 5) Home stays
  2.    5-1) Pranavam Home stay
  3.    5-2) Pepper Trail
    6) Wayanad Tour Packages

Wayanad is mountain district in Kerala in the western ghat bordered with Tamil Nadu and Karnataka states. It is otherwise called land of paddy fields. It has forests with wildlife sanctuaries. The main attractions of Wayanad are:

1) Wildlife sanctuaries

Muthanga wildlife sanctuary and tholpetty wildlife sanctuaries are the continuation of the Nagarhole and bandipur forests of Karnataka and Mudumalai forest of Tamilnadu. Morning drive through the Bandipur forest from Mysore to Waynad is the beautiful dive for the wildlife and nature lovers where you may spot wild animals at a close quarters. There is a good chance to see wild Elephants, deer, bison, monkeys different species of butterfly’s and the flora and fauna are very distinct.

Wayanad Tiger

2) Trekking

Trekking is the best way to explore the beautiful tousrist spots in Wayanad.

Wayanad Trekking

2-1) Chembra Peak

At 2100 meters, the highest in Wayanad.
With a heart shaped lake en route, the trek up the Chembra Peak is one of the most satisfying trekking trails in Wayanad.

Chembra Peak

2-2) Pakshipathalam

A paradise for birdwatchers.
Trekking to this avian haunt located at an altitude of 1740 meters takes one through the scenic Brahmagiri Hills, offering some of the most spectacular views one can have in Wayanad.

Wayanad Pakshipathalam

2-3) Banasura Hill

Wayanad’s second highest peak.
From its summit one can have panoramic views of a breathtaking landscape that stretches for miles and miles in every direction.

Banasura Sagar

3) Tourist Spots


3-1) Edakkal Caves

Trekking to the edakkal caves depicts the stone age pictorial writings on the caves .25kms away from Kalpetta lays two caves which showcases nature’s skill and philosophy on architecture. These caves are located 1,200 m above the sea level on Ambukutty Mala. The name ‘Edakkal’ literally means ‘a stone in between’. Here you can see a cave formed by a heavy boulder straddling a fissure in the rock.

Edakkal Caves

3-2) Kuruva Island

Kuruva Dweep or Kuruva Island is a protected river delta, comprising a cluster of islands over the middle of Kabini River in Wayanad. Spread over 950 acres of land, Kuruva Island is densely populated with rich flora and fauna. The geographical peculiarity of this island makes this place evergreen with a serene ambience.

Dwelling deep into this island, you can sight many attractive things like bridges made up of bamboo trees and other rare species of trees. The uninhabited island is home to rare species of birds, orchids, herbal plants etc. Coming so much closer to the nature, you might be feeling Kuruva Island as a nature's gift to Wayanad.

The island is surrounded by streams and you can have a boat ride or rafting through this stream enjoying the enchanting beauty of the island. The boats and rafts are provided by the Kerala Tourism Department and it will take few hours to cover each and every island. Tourists from different parts of the world enjoy the rafting here. The rafts are made up of bamboos providing you a thrilling and exciting journey through the streams.

Kuruva Island

4) Best Resorts and Hotels in Wayanad


4-1) Vythiri Resort

Elegant, exclusive and in its essence a state of mind, the Vythiri Resort is an exquisite jungle getaway located in Wayanad. Situated beneath an enormous canopy of a lush tropical rainforest, journey into nature's wonderland - in the company of amphibians, birds, fish, mammals, reptiles, flowering plants and butterflies that inhabit the dense Vythiri rainforest.

Vythiri Resort, Wayanad

4-2) Vythiri Village

The only Five star classified resort in Wayanad with responsible luxury, 30 acres of refreshing greenery, the highest inventory in Wayanad with 200 plus rooms in five different categories, South India's largest hi-tech convention center with 1500 seating capacity. They have India's largest man made waterfall. The resort leisure facilities includes ozoned swimming pool, Ayurveda center, a world class Spa. The perfect escape from the tediousness of hectic city life Vythiri Village, Nature's best kept secret, is the ideal place of luxury, romance and wellness. The serenity of the resort is perfectly matched by the uncompromising luxury of its cottages and pool villas perched on a hillside.

Vythiri Village

4-3) After the Rains

After The Rains Resort Wayanad, is set in a 16 acre plantation located in the Western Ghats mountain ranges of the Nilgiri biosphere. They offer ethnic, chic and luxury accommodation options with earthy and local experiences of Wayanad.

After the Rains

4-4) Woods Resort

Located on Kanakapura Road,10 minutes drive from Art of Living, in close proximity to Bangalore City Centreit is an ideal place for corporate events, conventions, destination weddings, parties or to just chill out. Enjoy in-house sporting activities, shake-a-legto your favourite music in the disc, throw in a little bit of adventure & voila! you have an awesome place for your shindig.

Woods Resort Wayanad

4-5) Wayanad Wild

Wayanad Wild is indeed a rare holiday where you get to meet nature in its natural habitat: unseen, unsullied and untamed! The forest is your constant companion, peeping in through your windows or assigning a pretty butterfly to eavesdrop on your lively chatter upon the balcony. To those smitten by raw nature, even the pool offers front row seats to the unusual spectacles of the forest around.

Wayanad Wild Resort

5) Home stays


5-1) Pranavam Home stay

Pranavam, set in a coffee and spice plantation with four exclusive premier rooms with tea gardens and mountain view. Surrounded by towering peaks at an arms length, Wayanad's major assets are it's flourishing tea gardens, coffee plantations and spice gardens. Trailheads for numerous treks as well as the fabulous country side makes it ideal for the adventure sport lovers and nature lovers alike. PRANAVAM Homestays offer 4 luxury rooms built in typical Kerala architecture in pristine location surrounded by plantation so that you enjoy Wayanad at its utmost.

Pranavam Homestay Wayanad

5-2) Pepper Trail

Set in the heart of a colonial plantation, surrounded by the tropical rainforests of Wayanad, Pepper Trail relives the essence of a bygone era. A serene intimate setting nestled within acres of plantations, lakes and forests, Pepper Trail reflects the rhythms of an ancient land. Here, time has a different pace. And feel.

Indulge in our personalized service, enjoy fine dining, explore the plantation, discover the local lore or relax with a soothing Ayurveda massage. Pepper Trail offers an experience at once private and unmatched in luxury.

Pepper Trail Homestay Wayanad

6) Wayanad tour Packages

Find the best Wayanad Tour Packages here

Wayanad Package

Wayanad Tour Packages (02 Nights / 03 Days)

Routing: Calicut | Wayanad | Calicut

Price Starting from INR 19200!!





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