Tourist Places In Wayanad
Wayanad is the place of natural beauty, packed with the majority of the forest area. Wayanad is a little area in the "God's on Country" Kerala, and it shares a boundary with both neighboring states of Karnataka and Tamilnadu. The renowned name Wayanad literally translates to 'Vayal nad' indicates paddy fields, you can notice a lot of paddy fields in Wayanad even though the globalization having its own roots in the district. Wayanad is recognized for its gifted landscape and weather, this is one of the areas in which is having a lot of rains during the monsoon season. In the complete area of Wayanad, you can view ample of greeneries and water bodies.
There are a lot of tourist attractions available in Wayanad, just glimpse of the places is given below
- Kuruva Island
This is one of the heavily visited tourist places in Wayanad. Kuruva Island is combination of a number of small islands in the Kabini river.
Entry fee: 80Rs
- Chembra Peak
This is the highest peak in Wayanad district. You have to do 2KM trekking to reach the top of the peak. On top of the peak, you can visit a water body in the shape of the heart.
Entry fee: 750 for group
- Banasura Sagar Dam
Banasura Sagar dam is a huge dam constructed with mud.
- Eddakal Caves
Edakkal cave is residing in the ambukuthi hill. This is a heritage place. You can see a lot of stone age carving in edakkal cave
- Soochipara Falls
One of the prominent waterfalls in Wayanad.
- Kurumbalakotta Hill
This place is relatively new for exploration. Sunrise and Sunset view is marvellous from this hill
- Muthanga Wildlife Sanctuary
Wayanad wildlife sanctuary.
You have to get a pass for visiting, limited number of vehicles are allowed in a day
- Thirunelli Temple
Beautiful Vishnu temple in Brahmagiri hills
- Karlad Lake
Karlad lake is renovated very recently and started a lot of activities by tourism dept.
- Banasura Meenmutty Waterfalls
Another waterfall near to Banasura sagar dam
- Lakkidi View Point
On the way to Calicut, after pookode lake, you can see this place
- Pookat Lake
- Neelimala Viewpoint
Neelimala is a hill area.
- Sunrise Valley
Sunrise view is marvellous from this viewpoint. Unfortunately, this place is no more opened for tourists
- Kanthanpara Waterfalls
A small waterfall for enjoying the trip
- Karappuzha Dam
Comparatively new dam.Tourist dept. is doing a lot of improvements in this area.
- Pazhassi Park
- Wayanad Heritage Museum
Wayanad Heritage museum is near to edakkal caves.
- Tholpetty Wildlife Sanctuary
- Jain Temple, Sulthan Bathery
One of the oldest Jain temple
- Valliyoorkkavu Temple
A famous temple in Wayanad
- Chain Tree
A tree with a chain. It is believed that a tribe man names Karinthandan helped English people to build the road from Calicut to Wayanad. But after building the road,Karinthandan got killed and he becomes a ghost. The spirit of Karinthandan tried to make problems in this are, so after doing some pooja the spirit of Karinthandan is locked in this tree with the chain.
- Phantom Rock
A small place having a rock in the shape of Phantom
- Pakshipathalam, Brahmagiri Hills
- Kaduvakkuzhy &Cheengeeri Hills
- Manichira Recreation Park
- Priyadarshini Tea Estate