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  • Kerala is one of those places so loved by Indians and foreigners alike that the moment winter hits Kerala, the state becomes to teem with tourists who take Kerala family tour packages. Known as God’s own country, Kerala offers just the perfect sceneries for an amazing holiday that soothes the heart and mind. The people of Kerala are hospitable, and therefore the services you receive are bound to be excellent and the trip is an overall good experience for you.

    Kerala attracts many wildlife enthusiasts and photographers because of the number of national parks it accommodates; from Periyar National Park, Bandipur National Park, Eravikulam National Park to the Nagarhole National Park, Kerala offers exotic flora and fauna to the tourists who come and stay here in the resorts and jungle bungalows for a glimpse of wild animals. When it comes to popular places that people usually visit, it begins in Cochin, where you see Fort Kochi, Mattancherry Palace, Hill Palace, Kerala Folklore Museum, Indo-Portuguese Museum, Aspinwall House, Kerala Museum, Antique Museum, SNC Maritime Museum etc.

    From there you can head to the hills of Munnar, which is known for its vast tea gardens, cold weather, and wildlife sanctuaries. You can see Eravikulam National Park, Mattupetty dam, Anamudi, Hydel Park, Pothamedu View Point, Munnar tea museum, Fun Forest etc. The real beauty of Munnar lies in its winding roads that take you across the green hills and the weather is too pleasant as compared to the rest of Kerala.

    From there you head to Alleppey, where you go around the backwaters of Kerala on a houseboat. The houseboats are exotic with their facilities and the kind of beauty they offer as you go around the backwaters. Come to Kerala for a trip of six-seven days to see all the beautiful places there are.

  • Best Kerala Tour Packages

  • 01Kerala Sightseeing Tour Package

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    While Kerala is high on the natural beauty of its surroundings, there are many places to visit in Kerala while on Kerala family tour packages. You will be arriving at Cochin via train or flight first, so you will spend at least two days in Cochin.

    There are many places to see in Cochin such as Fort Kochi, Mattancherry Palace, Hill Palace, Kerala Folklore Museum, Indo-Portuguese Museum, Aspinwall House, Kerala Museum, Antique Museum, SNC Maritime Museum etc. On the third day, you can go for Alleppey or Munnar to enjoy the natural beauty and hills of Kerala.

    The best thing about Kerala is that it’s a combination of places to see that are man-made and have historical significance and the natural sites and backwaters, along with the wildlife sanctuaries that provide a great destination for nature lovers.
  • 02Kerala Tour Packages for Couples

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    Although the Kerala family tour packages are vastly popular, Kerala sees many young couples on the honeymoon in the state. This is because Munnar and Alleppey are the kind of places that provide a young honeymooning couple with a lot of solitude and the ease of being surrounded by beauty without working much for it.

    They don’t need to go around town to see all the sightseeing places but can just enjoy the beautify from their hotel in Munnar where they can see the gardens around and the houseboats of Alleppey give an excellent view of the backwaters and beyond.
  • 03Kerala Holiday Package

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    Kerala holiday packages are the best when it comes to tourism in South India because of the diversity the state of Kerala offers you. There are four distinct places to visit in Kerala, those are Wayanad, famous for its wildlife sanctuaries, Alleppey, famous for its houseboats and backwaters, Cochin, famous for its many sightseeing places such as Fort Kochi, Mattancherry Palace, Hill Palace etc., and finally Munnar, with its beautiful hills and resorts.

    You can enjoy a variety of experiences here, even when it comes to the food and weather. Munnar and Wayanad are pleasantly cool, while Alleppey is warm and sunny.
  • 04Kerala Backwater Tour Package

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    Kerala’s backwater tour packages are particularly popular among tourists because this is an entirely new experience. The closest such experience is in the houseboats on Dal Lake in Kashmir, but the houseboats there do no move on the lake the way the houseboats in Kerala travel across the backwaters.

    The best packages are Kerala family tour packages as well as honeymoon packages on the backwaters, where you can spend an entire day or two going around the backwaters in a cosy houseboat with your loved one. Houseboats provide ample amount of privacy as well as the best of sights around you.
  • 05Kerala Wildlife Tour Package

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    Kerala’s wildlife tour packages are famous among tourists who are extremely keen about wildlife and nature. Photographers who stay for weeks trying to capture a certain species, or nature photographers, and nature enthusiasts find it extremely attractive and adventurous to spend time in Kerala’s many wildlife sanctuaries such as Periyar National Park, Bandipur National Park, Eravikulam National Park to the Nagarhole National Park etc.

    Kerala family tour packages also include a trip to the wildlife sanctuaries as they are an integral part of Kerala’s tourism industry.
  • 06Wayanad Munnar Alleppey Tour Package

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    Wayanad, Munnar, and Alleppey provide a glimpse into Kerala’s three beautiful aspects of tourism and geography. While Munnar is all about tea estates and gardens and a beautiful cool weather, Alleppey is famous for its unique backwaters and the houseboats floating around on it to give you a tour of the backwaters.

    Wayanad is famous for its wildlife sanctuaries and the many flora and fauna one can see here. You can take upto a week to see all these places these three distinct places have to offer. So come here for a good time and to relax, because Kerala’s greenery and natural beauty is what the state offers most along with its gracious hospitality.
  • 07Best of Kerala | Fly & Stay | 7 Days/6 Nights

    Best of Kerala | Fly & Stay | 7 Days/6 Nights
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    About the Activity:
    • Describing the God's Own Country, Kerala is actually a hard task but here comes an enticing tour package from Delhi that would cover the pulsating destinations Kerala is always proud of.
    • Start your journey from Munnar, the hilly region and continue through the seaside locations to the thick forests to the historical sites and capture some opulent moments in this small region of wonders alone.
    • Mark your footprints in Munnar, Alleppey, Kovalam and other parts of the capital city, Trivandrum while you partake in this 7 day tour.
    • The package includes food, accommodation and transportation during the entire trip which is inclusive of air transfers.
  • 08The Backwaters of Kerala

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    About the Activity: 
    • Start your tour at 9:00 AM by cruising through the punnamada lake the venue of the famous Nehru Trophy Snake boat race.
    • Enter the enchanting waters of the Vembanad lake and enjoy the panoramic views and the glimpses of life along the banks.
    • Visit R-block, C-block where paddy is cultivated much below the water level.
    • Stop by the pathiramanal island. Visit at Chavara Bhavan, the old wooden house where the blessed Kuriakose Eelias Chavara was born.
    • Night stay at Alleppey backwaters and conclude you tour by leaving early morning the next day.
  • 09Kerala Beach Tour Package

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    About the Activity: 
    • Tour God's Own Country in all it's natural glory and splendor on this amazing getaway opportunity. 
    • Start your tour by getting picked up from the Cochi Airport in and prepare for and adventure in luxury, comfort and style.
    • Tour the beautiful locations of Cochin, Varkala, Kovalam and Trivandrum with their sprawling golden beaches and crystal blue waters.
    • Stay at some of the best hotels in  these destinations and marvel at stunning attractions.
  • 10Tour the Hills and Backwaters of Kerala

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    About the Activity: 
    • Land of attractive mist-covered hills and serene backwaters, Kerala is an ideal spot to explore this 4 days trip to Munnar, the paradise of Kerala, Thekkady and a Houseboat Cruise at Alleppey.
    • Start your tour by getting picked up from the Cochin airport and driving to Munnar. 
    • Visit the Cheyyappara, Valara waterfalls and Karadipara View Point.
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    • Sightsee the Eravikulam National Park also known as Rajamalai, the natural habitat of Niligiri Thar. 
    • Later visit a tea factory and tea museum, Mattupetty dam, Echo point and the Kundala Lake.
    • Visit the famous Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary in Thekkady. 
    • Proceed to Alleppey for Houseboat Cruise.
    • Conclude your tour by getting dropped back to the airport.
  • Things you Must Experience in Kerala

  • 11Cycling Through Paddy Fields, Kuttanad

    There is no doubt in that; Kerala has been winning the hearts of many with its mesmerizing scenic scenes.  Kerala which provides most sought after honeymoon packages has yet a lot to offer to its visitors. This time while you are in Kerala don’t miss a chance to Cycle through Paddy fields at Kuttanad.

    Cycling through Kuttanad is an ideal approach to overdo it in your vacation rich with vegetation consolidated with the quiet mood and one of the highest pleasurable outings of Kerala tourism. Ride through paddy fields, waterway banks and extensions ignoring towns and markets, channels, flavor tapping, watercraft development, nation vessels, old sanctuaries, chapels. Also, get a chance to spot some migratory birds on this trip.
  • 12Backwater Cruise, Alleppey

    If you are cherishing the idea of spending your vacations soaking the green beauty, then stride into a country boat and delight a voyage through the slender waterways. The backwater excellence is relies on upon the restricted channels. To appreciate the wide assortments of landscapes and freshness of thin trenches you should definitely opt for the backwater cruise.

    This outing will clarify each eye of the slender trenches in the backwater. While cruising through these waterways in a boat you will get to experience many intriguing parts of everyday life in the land and additionally on water.  Wake up to a mystical dawn on the watercraft encompassed by the water and bird on their morning foray. Set cruise in the morning from R-Block; appreciate the journey till Pallathuruthy as you wander through the emerald waters of the Vembanadu Lake and the Kuppupuram North Jetty.  


  • 13Elephant Ride, Thekkady

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    What could be a better way to enjoy the serene and the peaceful beauty of Kerala with an elephant ride? Thekkady in Kerala, India's biggest natural wildlife sanctuary is a fantasy goal for any traveler going by India. Also, the best thing about this wildlife is the Elephant ride which will be an ordeal of a lifetime. Elephant ride is another fascinating movement accessible for vacationers in Thekkady. 

    These elephant rides give vacationers ideal perspectives of the flavor ranches which are a part of the course crossed amid the ride. The light tender breeze that as a rule graces the zest manors are fit for restoring the fragrance of spices. With an elephant ride you can reach the places which are not easily accessible in the National Park.


  • 14Watch a Kalaripayattu Show

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    Kerala has been always offering the best for the tourist around the globe. Make your Kerala trip special while you watch the famous Kalaripayattu Show along with your friends and family. Kalaripayattu is one of the most seasoned martial works of art of Kerala, going back to 2000 years or more. The Malayalam word "kalari" implies recreation center and "payattu" implies practice in weaponry. It is an artistic expression by which an unarmed casualty overwhelms an outfitted assailant.

    Experience the fun as you watch the stage performing various ways of kick and jump. You will also see persons battling with various sorts of sticks. With a bamboo stick that is 170 centimeters in length, specialists can rain 120 blows for every moment on their rivals and with a 60 centimeter short stick 300 blows are granted every moment. So guys it’s time for some action fun.
  • 15Stay in Tree House, Wayanad

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    Head out for an exotic stay in a tree house in Wayanad and make some special memories with your beloved. On the off chance that you are searching for a quiet and calm excursion away from the hustle and bustle of life for an unending relaxation then you should definitely try sating in a tree house in Wayanad. 

    These tree houses are made of interesting cover rooftops and bamboo dividers and some made of wood and bamboo with substantial netted windows. Whether you are going with your companions or family, this will be a lifetime encounter for you. Invest some quality energy with your friends and family at the highest point of a tree encompassed by the wilderness. In the evening sip a cup of tea enjoying the scenic beauty of that place.


  • 16Paragliding in Vagamon

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    While you are in Kerala you can’t miss this interesting activity. Paragliding is said to be one of the most exhilarating sports in Vagamon, a verdant spot in green Kerala. Surrounded by grassy hill lands, crisp clear mountain air, you will be hovering excessive up like a bird in the air.

    You are going to be taking off from the second biggest top in South India, Amruthamedu. Another intriguing thing is where you will be flying from a 10km lengthy ridge with three, 3000 ft from high to backside.  So guys, make your weekend a special one with this exciting activity in Vagamon.


  • 17Taste Local Drink Toddy

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    If you prefer to taste some local drinks while in Kerala then you must definitely try Toddy. Known as the local drink of Kerala, this drink will surely make you feel a bit light after a long tiring day. Toddy is an alcoholic beverage gathered from the sap of different types of palm trees like date palms, coconut palms, Palmyra.

    It is otherwise called palm wine, Kallu in South India, palm flavor or hard stuff/tadi or neera in North India. What could be a better way to spend your time along with your friends while tasting a glass of Toddy? This time it’s time for some extra fun in Kerala.


  • 18Get an Authentic Kerala Ayurveda Massage

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    Rejuvenate yourself after a long tiring week with an authentic Kerala Ayurveda Massage. This exotic Ayurvedic massages helps in the stimulation of optimal blood circulation and expel toxins from the body.  The massage also renders deep relaxation and rejuvenates for the body and mind. 

    This is one of the best ways to get rid of your pain and refresh your body, mind and soul.  Moreover this mass also helps in prevent ageing and degeneration. The heat and steam which is used during your massage allow the medicated oils to seep into the body and nourish from the inside.


  • 19Trek to Chembra Peak, Wayanad

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    It almost the end of the year and most of you has been definitely planning for an outing. This time make it something different as you head out for an exciting trek to Chembra Peak in Wayanad. Feel that adrenaline rush as you trek to the highest point of the impressive Chembra Peak, situated close to the heart molded Chembra Lake in Wayanad. 

     Climb to the highest point and admire its astounding scenic beauty. Chembra top borders Nilgiri slopes in Tamil Nadu and Vallarimala in Kozhikode. From the town of Meppady you can achieve the crest through strolling.


  • 20Spice Plantation, Wayanad

    Spice Plantation, Wayanad
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    Spices have always formed an important part of the culture and history of Kerala. Some of the famous spices that are grown in the region include ginger, cinnamon, pepper and cardamom. An individual can also engage in some other activities like bird watching, nature walks as well as the chance to taste some of the fresh spices that are cultivated.

    The visitors can also purchase these farm-fresh spices and bring home the aroma and essence of Kerala’s spices.
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  • 21Tea Plantations, Munnar

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    Blessed with rich tea plantations, Munnar is definitely a place to visit whilst in Kerala. This hill station is quaint and is visited by tourists all through the year. Munnar, which means ‘three rivers’ in local language is nestled between three rivers.

    There are close to 30 tea estates in Munnar which still continues tea production and contribute to India’s tea culture.  Apart from visiting these plantations, one can engage in rock climbing, paragliding, nature walks, trekking and bird watching while on these Kerala tours. Overall, the beauty of the place definitely makes it a standout in the region.
  • 22Para Sailing at Payyambalam Beach

    Para Sailing at Payyambalam Beach
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    Kerala is home to an array of water sports including parasailing which involves the use of a parasailing wing along with a motor vehicle coupled with the necessary gear required to stay protected. The rope propels a person 300 ft off the ground, making for an exhilarating ride that is definitely worth it for adventure junkies.

    The view from the top is spectacular, making it worth your time and money to invest in something that truly takes adventure to an entirely new level.
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  • 23Boating in Banasura Sagar Dam

    Boating in Banasura Sagar Dam
    This dam is perfect for a day of boating owing to the natural surroundings which create the perfect backdrop for such an activity. The best time to go boating is during the monsoons when one can feel the full effect of the breeze.

    The paddle boats are very popular with the tourists. Catch a glimpse of tiny fish in the water even as the boat makes its way through the placid waters.
  • Places You Must Visit in Kerala

  • 24Poovar Island, Trivandrum

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    If you are looking for a romantic getaway, then Poovar Island should be your place of choice. The entire island is surrounded by thick forests that add to the charm and mystique of the place. Upon arrival, make it a point to visit the famous elephant rock or just take a stroll with your loved one down the golden beach for a much needed time of rest and relaxation.

    The highlight of visiting this place would have to be visiting the Floating Cottages which are situated right in the heart of the backwaters.
  • 25Fort Kochi

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    If you are planning to explore some of the historic places in Kerala, then Fort Kochi is a must visit for you. This is a must visit place in Kerala. Each and every nook of this island is steeped in historical past, there's something amusing awaiting you.  Spend your evening while jogging down the streets of this historical land. 

    The architecture of the quiet streets on this enclave may be very certainly European, with nice houses developed by using wealthy British merchants, and Dutch cottages with break up farm house doorways. At the water’s edge there may be a bus stand, boat jetty and foods and drinks stalls.


  • 26Visit Jatayu National Park

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    If you are eagerly waiting to click some of the best shots this weekend, than Jatayu National Park is the best option for you.  Jatayu Nature Park is a theme established journey park in Kerala named after ‘Jatayu’ a semi-God within the type of a vulture.

    The entire park is enveloped by small mountains, valleys, cliffs and rock-formation which unfold over 65 acres in Chadayamangalam. The sculpture measuring 200 ft long, one hundred fifty ft vast and 70 toes in height is being described as the most important statue on this planet and on a hill top.
  • 27Kovalam Beach

    Located 16 km away from the south of the city Kovalam is a beach town by the Arabian Sea in Thiruvananthapuram city. This beach has been a most loved destination for the travelers particularly Europeans, since the 1930s. A huge rocky promontory on the shoreline has made a lovely sound of quiet waters perfect for ocean washing.

    Soak on the amazing beauty of this place and also sunbath in the beach. Another interesting thing is that the shoreline complex incorporates a string of rest houses, Ayurvedic resorts, , shopping zones, swimming pools, Yoga and Ayurvedic knead focuses etc.


  • 28Soochipara Falls

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    These falls are considered to be among the prettiest waterfalls in the region of Wayanad. The 300 foot drop is actually quite spectacular considering it is located amidst towering mountains on both sides. In order to reach the spot, one would have to undertake a small trek which is also equivalently intriguing.

    One can indulge in some rock climbing as well as a nature walk to explore the adventurous side of the journey.
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  • 29Bekal Fort, Kasargod

    This towering fort located in Kasargod offers a towering view of the area beneath. The fort has also attracted a lot of tourist attention over the years and stands as a symbol of the rich and varied history of the area. The structure seems to rise from the seas since a significant amount of it is submerged with the waves hitting against the edifice.

    Flight of stairs leading to the fort, the Observation Tower as well as a place for storing ammunition are just some of the highlights of the fort. The observation center that was once used to locate enemies reveal numerous stories related to the historic era of Kerala. Visiting this fort is considered to be among the best things to do when on a Kerala tour.
  • 30Athirappilly Waterfalls, Thrissur

    Kerala is just not known for its backwaters, it is also famous for its waterfalls. The Athirapally Falls definitely ranks among the best in the region! Individuals are advised to visit this site during the monsoon when the natural beauty of the place is absolutely breathtaking.

    Scenic views, pleasant ambience and the captivating echoes of the waves hitting the rocks take the visitors to a world that is full of beauty and offerings of the nature. Tourists throng the area because of the natural beauty as well as for a chance to catch a glimpse of the flora in the area.
  • 31St. Mary's Forane Church, Alleppey

    This particular church located in the Alleppey district is considered to be one of the oldest Catholic-Syrian churches in India. The old-world white façade along with the brilliant craftsmanship adds to the charm of the structure. Devotees from India and around the world make it a point to visit the church and offer prayers. 

    There are rock inscriptions which detail the history of the church. In fact, the church is surrounded by some ancient artifacts which are important to the culture and heritage of the place. Therefore, this church should definitely be visited for the very fact that it stands as a beacon of religious austerity.


  • 32Periyar National Park, Thekkady

    Periyar National Park, Thekkady
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    Take a walk on the wild side by visiting the Periyar National Park which is rich in biodiversity. Located in the heart of the Western Ghats, this sanctuary is visited by tourists all through the year. It is home to some of the world’s endangered species like the Malabar Giant Squirrel or the lion tailed Macaques.

    Apart from the wildlife, the sanctuary houses varieties of grass species, flowering plants, mammals and rare birds; therefore, one can indulge in some bird watching or just enjoy the sight of an elephant roaming freely in its natural habitat.
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  • 33Varkala Beach, Thiruvananthapuram

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    If you are looking for a quiet getaway, then Varkala Beach is perfect due to its location, formation and offerings. A unique feature of the beach lies in the fact that the cliffs are adjacent to the Arabian Sea. An ancient Vishnu Temple can be found perched on the cliff that offers a breathtaking view of the entire beach.

    There is also a belief that if a person dips himself in the water, they will immediately receive atonement for their sins. A day on this beach is a sure shot way to get away from the anxieties and pains of hectic schedules.
  • 34Mattancherry Palace, Kochi

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    If you enjoy a historical day out, then visiting Mattancherry Palace is a must for you. It was built way back in 1557 and represents a typical mansion found in Kerala. The entire palace is littered with murals that tell stories which date back to ancient times.

    The palace also houses some rare artifacts. You can reach the palace by taking a boat ride from the town of Ernakulam.
  • 35Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary

    If you are a bird enthusiast then you should definitely visit this bird sanctuary in Kumarakom. This bird sanctuary is best known for the migratory birds. The sanctuary spreads over an area of 14 acres. It is maintained by the Kerala Tourism Development Corporation. 

    You will get to see a variety of local birds like waterfowl, cuckoo, owl, egret, heron, cormorant, moorhen, darter, and brahminy kite. As it is known for the migratory birds, you will find migratory birds like Siberian crane, parrot, teal, lark and flycatcher.

    The best time to visit this sanctuary is during the months of May to November.

    You can take a flight from Cochin International Airport, about 94 km from the Sanctuary and if you are travelling by train then Kottayam is just at a distance of 13 km.

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Chembra Peak

A trekking paradise, Chembra is the highest peak in the Wayanad Hill Range that will take your breath away. Encompassed by verdant greenery of the Western Ghats, Chembra Peak is one of those attractions in Wayanad that one just cannot ignore for its mesmerising views. 

It is where the clouds brush your cheeks and your eyes are greeted with solace of calm and quietness in the midst of nature.

It is known for offering an enchanting vista of the heart-shaped lake also known as the Cupid Lake. It also offers an unparalleled view of Banasura Sagar Dam surrounded by the majestic tea plantations located along the foothills of Chembra Peak.

Height: It is 2,100 metres (6,890 ft) above sea level

Location: Kalpetta, Wayanad

Best Time to visit: The best time to visit is between the months of September and March.

Entry fee: The entry charge for the peak is INR 50/USD 0.77

Timings: Chembra Peak is open to tourists during the day time.

Distance from Bus Station, Dam Road, Padinjarathara, Wayanad: It is about 40 kilometres away from the bus station in Wayanad.

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The Bamboo Factory

If you wish to know how bamboo constitutes an important factor in both the lifestyle and livelihood for the people in Wayanad, then a visit to The Bamboo Factory comes highly recommended. 

This educating and inspiring experience gives a sneak peek into the lives of the locals in Uravu. This place is a great stop to witness the wonder of sustainable tourism and explore the ancient traditions that are still preserved in Wayanad.

The Bamboo Factory stands for uplifting the lives of many rural craftsmen along with offering tourists a unique experience by getting to know how bamboo is converted into your favourite items. Tourists at Bamboo Factory also get a chance to talk to these talented craftsmen and know more from their experiences.

Location: 100 Acres Road Thrikkaipatta, Kerala

Best Time to visit: October to February is the best time to visit here.

Entry fee: The cost to visit here is approximately INR 500/ USD 7.7 per person

Timings: One can visit here between 10 am and 4 pm.

Distance from Bus Station, Dam Road, Padinjarathara, Wayanad: The distance between the two places is around kilometres.

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Pookode Lake

If you’re browsing for the most serene Wayanad tourist places, Pookode Lake should incite your curiosity. Surrounded by the evergreen beauty of Western Ghats and verdant forests, Pookode Lake is a gorgeous freshwater lake. 

One of the most interesting features of this lake is that it virtually appears to be in the shape of India’s physical map. Boasting of picturesque excellence and a mesmerising ambience, this freshwater lake is the initiating point of Panamaram stream in Kerala.

Pookode Lake offers many activities like boating and boasts of a freshwater aquarium, a children’s park and a shopping centre where tourists can empty their pockets on excellent spices and handicrafts. 

Another big attraction of Pookode Lake is the widespread presence of wild animals and birds who can be spotted around the lake.

Location: Pookode Lake, Kunnathidavaka, Kerala

Best Time to visit: August to May are the best months to visit here

Entry fee: INR 10/ USD 0.15 for one person

Timings: The opening hours are from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Distance from Bus Station, Dam Road, Padinjarathara, Wayanad: Pookode Lake is located 27.3 kilometres from the Bus station in Wayanad

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Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary

Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary is an esteemed natural habitat of many rare and endangered flora and fauna and a wonderful getaway for wildlife lovers. 

It is one of those rejuvenating retreats where people can appreciate sustainable tourism with a bit of adventure and recreation. The two most important areas in Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary is Muthanga and Tholpetty.

Offering an excellent opportunity to see the elephant herds, deer, langurs and tigers roam freely in Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary is an absolute delight. 

Tourists here can also indulge in bird watching or undertake trekking in the forest with advance booking. Being a vital part of Nilgiri Biosphere reserve, Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary is a biodiversity hotspot that one must add to their places to see in Wayanad.

Location: Bathery- Puthupally Road, Wayanad District, Sultan Bathery, Kerala 

Best Time to visit: The months from October to February are considered to be the best time to visit here.

Entry fee: INR 10/ USD 0.15 for Indians and INR 100/ USD 1.54 for foreigners

Timings: It is open from 7:00 am to 10:00 am and then from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm.

Distance from Bus Station, Dam Road, Padinjarathara, Wayanad: It is approximately 60 kilometres away from the bus station in Wayanad.

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