Wayanad

Wayanad Tourism Map




Wayanad is one of the most scenic holiday destinations in the south Indian state of Kerala. Snuggled amidst verdant hills and valleys, it is well known for its sprawling tea gardens, cascading waterfalls and pristine lakes. Moreover, it is also dotted with many historical monuments.


Popular Tourism Destinations

Kalpetta: 

An important town and a popular trading centre, Kalpetta is a must see tourist place in Wayanad. It is surrounded by vast spread of coffee plantations and lofty mountains. Also a well known hub of traditional spices, one can find many Jain temples which are also one of the major attractions of the town.

Edakkal Caves:



Located at about 24 kms from Misty Mount, Edakkal Caves are 1000 metres high two natural caves which can be approached by 1 km trekking trail from Edakkal. Inside the caves, one can see intricate rock carvings of human and animal figures prehistoric civilization of the region.

Banasura Hills: 



It is located about 28 kms from Misty Mount. An ideal place for adventure enthusiasts, the place offers thrilling treks at about 2000 metres height. From atop the hill, one can enjoy panoramic view of Wayanad region.

Pakshipathalam: 



Located in the Brahmagiri hills along the borders between Kerala and Karnataka, it is dotted with large rocks and caves. One can spot an array of birds and animals in Pakshipathalam. A trek through the dense forests of Thirunelly is also a unique experience.

Thirunelly Temple:



It is an ancient Lord Vishnu temple located at about 21 kms from Misty Mount adjacent to Brahmagiri hills in God’s Own Country. Surrounded by lush green mountains and forests, the temple dates back to 3000 years old. Nearby the shrine is a mountain stream called Papanasini, the pristine waters of which is considered to relieve believers of their dreadful sins.

Chembra Peak: 



Beautifully set along the mighty Western Ghats, it is well known as the highest peak in this south Indian hill destination. It has an elevation of 2,100 metres above sea level which offers thrilling mountain climbing and trekking opportunities. One can easily reach there by foot from Meppady.

Wayanad Heritage Museum: 



Located at a fair distance of 25 kms from the main town, the museum houses a huge collection of historical remains, utensils, weapons and hunting materials of the local tribes that have been collected from various parts of the hill town.
If time permits, then also visit other well known tourism spots in this south Indian hill destination like Kuruva Dweep, Meenmutty Falls, Muthanga Wildlife Sanctuary, Karapuzha Dam, Wayanad Ghat and Neelimala View among others.

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