About Bamboo Forest
If you wish to give a boost to your Wayanad vacation with a bit of eco tourism, then Bamboo Forest is one of the most surreal places that you should not miss out upon.
These unique forests are known for preserving the most endangered flora and fauna and also constitute an integral part in the daily life of tribals who depend on the forests.
These forests extend up to the Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve and a natural habitat for many animals like bison, cheetah, wild bears etc.
Bamboo Forest in Wayanad are protected by government authorities and known for collecting a grain called ‘bamboo rice’ that is used in many traditional food recipes in Wayanad.
Location: Muthanga, Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary
Best Time to visit: The months from October to February are considered to be the best time to visit here.
Timings: It is open from 7:00 am to 10:00 am and then from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm.
Distance from Wayanad: It is approximately 60 kilometres away from the bus station in Wayanad.