Wayanad is one of the districts in Kerala that have been able to retain its pristine nature. This green paradise is nestled among the mountains of western ghat and is located at a distance of 76 km from the nearest sea-shore of Kozhikode and 300km from banglore.
This district of Kerala offers excellent wildlife viewing opportunities, an insight into tribal culture evocative of earlier centuries,trekking and other adventure activities, and a variety of remote monuments. The hills, rocks and valleys which give shape to the very unique terrain of Wayanad provide for exceptional adventure experiences. For wildlife enthusiasts and nature lovers, Wayanad’s wildlife sanctuaries are must visit destinations.
Wayanad is a land of spices.Almost every crops such as coffee, black-pepper, ginger, turmeric, cocoa, arecanut, tea, rubber, vanilla etc are grown here. Black pepper produced from this hill station is famous in the world of spices because of its unique quality and aroma.
Main attrations are:
Eddakkal caves,Banasura sagar dam,Soochipara waterfalls,Pookode lake,Kuruva island,Muthanga wild life,Tribal Muesium and Thirunelli Temple.
Best time to visit:
JAN – MAY
OCT – DEC