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  • Wayanad Tourist Places: Banasura Sagar Dam, Chembra Peak, Kuruva Island, Edakkal Caves, Chain Tree, Pookode Lake, Tholpetty Wildlife Sanctuary, The Bamboo Factory, Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary, Soochipara Falls, Phantom Rock, Neelimala View Point and many more.

    While a lot of you are searching for places to visit in Wayanad, let’s make this easier for you with our amazing list. Loaded with charming waterfalls, caves, resorts, and homestays, this prominent town is renowned for its zest ranches and natural life. Among the prettiest territories of Kerala, Wayanad has a large number of alternatives for its guests.

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    Wayanad is situated on the fringe of Tamil Nadu and Kerala. The whole area is totally green with sloping reaches and natural life incorporating Tholpetty in the North, Muthanga in the east circumscribing with Tamil Nadu, Kalpetta in the south, Mananthvadi in the north-west and Sultan Bathery (Sultan Battery) in the east. 

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    In the east one can find the Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary which is a rich, forested locale with regions of high elevation, home to creatures including Asiatic elephants, tigers, panthers, and egrets. In the Ambukuthi Hills toward the south, one can find beautiful Wayanad attractions like Edakkal Caves which contain antiquated petroglyphs, some going back to the Neolithic age.

  • Popular Wayanad Tourist Places

  • 01Edakkal Caves

    Edakkal Caves

    Edakkal caves are well known for its pictorial depictions (cave art), which are thought to be of 6000 B C. To achieve the hollows, one needs to trek through the Ambukutty Mala. It will take around 45 minutes to climb the hill and you will never get baffled in your outing to these historical caves.

    Inside the cave, you can see two chambers. The lower chamber is 18 ft long, 12 ft wide and 10 ft high and the upper chamber is 96 ft long, 22 ft wide and 18 ft high. You can see animal figures and objects used by humans, on the walls of the caves.

    These carvings give incredible confirmation for a very enlightened society who lived in the pre-noteworthy age. Edakkal caves have drawn awesome consideration of archaeologists and students of history around the world.

    Location:
     Edakkal Caves are located at Wayanad, Nenmeni, Kerala 673595

    Timings:
    Opens from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM

    Distance from Bangalore: Eddakal Caves are located at a distance of 273.5 km.

    Suggested Reads: 
    8 Best Places for Trekking in Wayanad

    Explore The Prehistoric Edakkal Caves, Wayanad

    Explore The Prehistoric Edakkal Caves, Wayanad

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  • 02Kuruva Island

    Kuruva Island

    A perfect blend of different natural colours makes Kuruva Island one of the best places to visit in Wayanad. It is a protected river delta with a number of islands over the middle of Kabini River, the famous east flowing river in Kerala.

    The island is sprawling across an area of 950 acres with a dense population along with some rich and rare species of flora and fauna. It protects the evergreen forest ranges which provide a different ambience and thus making it an ideal choice for tourism. There are bridges made of bamboo trees and many plants which we have not even heard of.

    Natural lovers and adventure enthusiasts will find Kuruva Island the most suitable space for spending a quality time with their beloved ones or even alone.

    Activities: Boating, rafting, nature walk etc.

    Location: It is located 17 kilometer east of Mananthavadi and 10 kilometer North West of Pulpa.

    Distance from Bangalore: 261.6 kilometers.
    Bamboo Rafting in Kuruva Island in Wayanad

    Bamboo Rafting in Kuruva Island in Wayanad

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  • 03Chembra Peak

    Chembra Peak

    Looking for a weekend getaway this weekend, then head out to Wayanad and visit the famous Chembra Peak. Eight kilometres south of Kalpetta, close to the town of Meppady, lays the most elevated top in Wayanad. Chembra crest borders Nilgiri slopes in Tamil Nadu and Vallarimala in Kozhikode. 

    This place is a perfect goal for trekking exercises. Climb up the rough landscapes of the Chembra Peak found 2,100 meters above ocean level on the southern piece of Wayanad. Chembra is the tallest peak in Wayanad and is a perfect zone for trekking.

    There is a heart moulded lake while in transit to the highest point of the pinnacle, which is accepted to have never become scarce, is a noteworthy vacation spot here. With authorization from the Forest Department, one-day treks and two-day natural life treks are conceivable.

    Activities: Trekking is one of the most favoured activities here. Soak in the greenery of this region while you visit this destination.

    Location: Kalpetta, Wayanad district, Kerala.

    Distance from Bangalore:
    Chembra Peak is located at a distance of 306.5 km.

    Ascend to Chembra Peak in Wayanad

    Ascend to Chembra Peak in Wayanad

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  • 04Banasura Sagar Dam

    Banasura Sagar Dam

    One of the major tourist places to visit in Wayanad is Banasura Sagar Dam that impounds the famous Karamanathodu tributary of the east flowing river in Kerala that is Kabini River. The dam is encircled amidst a beautiful nature with a lot of options to do trekking and similar adventure activities.

    Hundreds of tourists arrive at the dam to enjoy its beauty and take photographs. It is a part of the Indian Banasura Sagar Project consisting of a dam and a canal project.

    Activities:
     Sightseeing, trekking, boating.

    Location:
     It is located in Vythiri in Wayanad district, Kerala.

    Distance from Bangalore:
    287.7 km

    Suggested Reads: Stay in Amazing resorts in Wayanad

  • 05Pookode Lake

    Pookode Lake
    Image Credit : Rameshng

    When you visit Wayanad, a major hill station in Kerala, you should visit Pookode Lake which is considered to be one of the best places to visit in Wayanad. It is the most beautiful freshwater lake located in South India nestled amidst the large evergreen forests and multitudes of mountains slopes.

    The lake provides space to Panamaram, a small rivulet that becomes Kabani River to originate. The Pookode Lake is spreading across an area of 8.5 hectares with a depth of around 6.5 meters. Geographical experts found that the lake resembles the shape of India’s map.

    It is a perennial fresh water lake protected by the forested hills and it acts as a haven for fresh water fish and a lot of blue lotus flowers. In some Wayanad tour packages visit to this is place is included while in some you have to go by your own.

    Activities:
    Trekking, birding, nature walk, boating.

    Location:
    Pookode Lake, Kalpetta, Wayanad, Kerala, 673121, India.

    Distance from Bangalore:
    303.1 kilometers.

    Popular Reads: Best Wayanad Tour Packages

    Pookode Lake Boating, Wayanad

    Pookode Lake Boating, Wayanad

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  • 06Neelimala View Point

    Neelimala View Point

    If you are looking for some fun-filled Wayanad tourist places then the famous Neelima View Point is a must visit for you. A place for thrill seekers, Neelimala View point can be reached  by means of trekking at the same time offering a few astonishing trek trails. The perspective of the valley from the best is essentially captivating alongside a beautiful vision of Meenmutty Falls. From the point, vacationers can see the smooth white streams spouting through the walk, advancing towards the waterway.

    One should walk a ton to achieve the place, individuals with joint and leg agony should take a legitimate care of themselves. Limited and uneven pathways from the closest motorable street will take voyagers to the perspective with the mountain folds of the Western Ghats towards its left and a sloping incline loaded with grass alongside stones on the privilege.

    This magnificent sight in Wayanad is something that one can always remember all through life. Fog and fragrance around making such a spell, to the point that one will be lost in its magnificence for a drawn-out stretch of time.

    Activities:
    Few of the activities which are famous here are trekking, hiking.

    Location:
    Neelimala View Point is located at Vaduvanchal, Kerala 673581

    Timings:
    Opens from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

    Distance from Bangalore:
    Neelimala View Point is located at a distance of 282.9 km.

    Popular Reads: Top best sightseeing places in Wayanad

  • 07Meenmutty Waterfalls

    Meenmutty Waterfalls

    Major attraction and one of the scenic Wayanad tourist places is Meenmutty Waterfalls located at a distance of around 29 kilometers from Kalpetta. It is a famous waterfall in the state of Kerala. A three tiered waterfall is a surprising sight to be visited.

    The waterfalls fall down from a height of 300 meters. To reach the waterfalls, you can do a trekking for about 2 kilometers through the thick jungles from the Wayanad-Ooty Road. It becomes very dangerous during monsoon and rainy seasons. The gushing waterfalls are located near the Neyyar Reservoir area.

    People with an adrenaline rush come here in plenty to experience the different levels of rock climbing and trekking. The location exhibits an ideal blend of stunning natural sights with
    amazing trekking trails in Wayanad. Banasurasagar Dam is the closest attraction which gives the waterfalls fame among the adventure lovers.

    Activities:
     Trekking, rock climbing, rappelling, swimming etc.

    Location:
    Korome- Karimbil Rd, Thondernad, Kerala 670731.

    Distance from Bangalore:
    288.7 kilometers.

  • 08Tholpetty Wildlife Sanctuary

    Tholpetty Wildlife Sanctuary
    Image Credit : recreating-shambala

    If someone makes a list of all the places to visit in Wayanad, Tholpetty Wildlife Sanctuary would always be a sure thing on that list. Located in the lap of Wayanad and the Western Ghats, this region is famed for the variety of wildlife that one can experience here. 

    You can take in the views of several animals living in their natural habitats, like Elephants, Tigers, Leopards, Bears, deer, monkeys, and reptiles, fishes and bird species.

    Activities: Wildlife safari

    Location: Muthanga and Tholpetty, Kalpetta, India

    Timings:
    7:00AM - 10:00AM and 2:00PM - 5:00PM

    Distance from Bangalore:
    232km from Bangalore

    Wildlife Safari at Tholpetty Wildlife Sanctuary in Wayanad

    Wildlife Safari at Tholpetty Wildlife Sanctuary in Wayanad

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  • 09Bamboo Forests

    Bamboo Forests

    What could be a better treat to your eyes than a vast greenery with a line of bamboos? All sounds amazing, right? The Nilgiri Biosphere Region additionally reaches out to an extensive extent of teak timberlands, bamboo trenches and overwhelms. A perfect safari area, deer, buffalo, cheetah and wild bears are among the spotted creatures here.

    The Bamboo woods are a simple access to alternate places to see in Wayanad, for example, Begur, Bandipur, Mudumalai and Nagarhole Wildlife Sanctuaries. The connection between the backwoods and the sightseers in Muthanga has years of oldness.

    Soak in the amazing beauty of the region while you head out to this place. You will find some of the Wayanad's homestays in the forest region which will make you amused about the lush greenery and beauty of the place.

    Activities:
    While you are visiting the Bamboo Forest one can indulge in wildlife safaris here.

    Location: 
    Muthanga, Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary, Kerala 

    Distance from Bangalore:
    Bamboo Forests, Muthanga is located at a distance of 276.4 km via NH275 and NH766

    Must Read: Best Homestays in Wayanad for relaxing stay

  • 10Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary

    Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary
    Image Credit : Fountain_Head - Flickr

    A famous animal sanctuary in Kerala and one of the major places to visit in Wayanad is Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary which has an extent of 344.4 square kilometers with four ranges. The ranges are called Sulthan Bathery, Muthanga, Kurichiat and Tholpetty.

    It acts as a haven for many large and wild animals such Indian Bison, elephants, deer, tigers etc along with some unique birds. It is the second largest wildlife sanctuary in Kerala bestowed with lush green nature.

    Some endangered species of flora and fauna are there inside the sanctuary. It was established in the year of 1973 and now it is a major part of the Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve and a protected area network of Nagarhole and Bandipur of Karnataka in the north east part as well as of Mudumalai in the southeast part.

    Activities:
    jungle safari, nature walk, sightseeing, wildlife safari.

    Location:
     Bathery, Puthupally Road, Sultan Bathery, Kerala 673592

    Distance from Bangalore:
    275.4 kilometers.

  • 11Soochipara Falls

    Soochipara Falls
    Soochipara waterfall is a three-layered waterfall at Vellarimala in Wayanad. This waterfall, encompassed by thick green woodland, is otherwise called Sentinel Rock Waterfall. A 20 minute drive from Meppadi in Wayanad will take you to this awe inspiring waterfall.

    The name Soochipara derived from the words "soochi" and "para" signifies "rock" and 'needle'. The name given is able as should be obvious needle molded shake here. You need to stroll around 2 km to achieve the waterfall, where vehicles can't move further.

    The dilute here falls from a stature of 100 to 200 ft and this waterfall is a perfect place for trekking and rock climbing. You can locate a pool underneath this falls and here you can go for swimming and washing. A visit to this places should definitely be included in your
    Wayanad tour to make it a lifetime remembering the experience.

    Activities:
    While you are visited this place you can indulge in few activities like rock climbing, trekking and hiking.

    Location:
    Soochipara Falls, Kalpetta is located at Wayanad, Kerala 673577

    Distance from Bangalore:
    Soochipara Falls, Kalpetta is located at a distance of 313 km.

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  • 12Chain Tree

    Chain Tree

    Chain Tree is one of the less explored Wayanad attractions but with an old history and a lot of admirers from different parts of the world. It is located on the national highway near the Pepper Wayanad Gate hotel. It is a Ficus tree which holds a massive steel chain which has a multiple stories and legends related to its existence. The major story is associated with a local tribal person called Karinthandan. 

    He was killed by the British after seeking help from him to discover the routes through the ghat. The wilderness was the habitat of tribal people and there were no roads to cross the forests even during the British period. People believe that the spirit of that tribal person is in the tree and it causes accidents too many who crosses the hairpin bends. 

    There is another story also related to it which says the killing of a Mahout who took the British people to Wayanad first and they did not want the Mahout to go back and get the Portugese. His spirit is the one which is in the tree, as the local people say.

    Activities: Sightseeing

    Location:  SH29, Lakkidi, Kunnathidavaka, Wayanad, Kerala 673576.

    Distance from Bangalore: 306.1 kilometer.

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  • 13Jain Temple

    Jain Temple
    Image Credit : Jishacg

    Another Wayanad tourist places which is a must visit attraction for you is the Jain Temple at Sulthan Bathery. A standout amongst the most imperative among the numerous Jain temples in Kerala, the Bathery Temple in Sulthan Bathery is accepted to have been worked amid the thirteenth century. Its plan is emphatically affected by the design style of the then ruling Vijayanagar Dynasty.

    Another interesting element is the somewhat checkered history of the sanctuary which initially filled in as a place of worship, next as a focal point of business exchange lastly, as the ammo store or battery of Tipu Sulthan's armed force. A square rock section with a cutting of Mahavir Jain can be found in the inward sanctorum of the sanctuary which is encompassed by an open verandah.

    There is a raised stage made of rock before the principle entrance. This too holds cut columns and their fluted sections end with no crown stones. The encompassing grounds too are cleared in granites.

    Location: Jain Temple, Sulthan Bathery is located at Bangalore-Calicut Highway, Sultan Bathery, Kerala 673592

    Distance from Bangalore: Jain Temple, Sulthan Bathery is located at a distance of 267.4km.

  • 14Phantom Rock

    Phantom Rock
    Image Credit : Vinayaraj

    Another fascinating Wayanad tourist places which is a must see attraction for you is the Phantom Rock. Phantom Rock (Cheengeri Mala) is a prestigious place that is as one of a kind as its names. It's an archeological ponder that can be not really seen anyplace else on the planet.

    The stone is normally thrown in the state of the apparition skull and henceforth is well known by the name of Phantom Rock everywhere throughout the world. The beautiful place is 26 km far from Kalpetta and can be come to by trekking on the tight paths.

    Like different spots of Wayanad, Cheengeri Mala is likewise one of the most loved spots for trekkers and explorers. The pleasant rock is standing tall at a rise of 2600 m over the ocean level and is encompassed by the rich greenery; it's a picture perfect place for those who are looking for peace and solitude.

    Location: Phantom Rock is located at Kumbleri, Kerala 673591

    Distance from Bangalore: Phantom Rock is located at a distance of 277.8 km

  • 15Lakkidi View Point

    Lakkidi View Point

    Lakkidi is the passage of Wayanad as it is situated at the peak of the serpentine Thamarassery ghat pass. There are nine clasp bends from Adivaram (Downhill) to Lakkidi through the mountains and a voyage through the serpentine ghat pass. The lavish greenery of the slopes, chasms and streams seen on the two sides of the section up the slope are certain to wait in the guests' psyche for quite a while.

    Visitors frequently stop by Lakkidi View Point, the vantage point which offers stunning perspectives of the encompassing bluffs and valleys. Lakkidi has additionally risen as a well-known hill station with numerous resorts and bungalows.

    You can see monkeys skipping through the roadside and once you begin setting out through the street to Vythiri, you will see a ficus tree on the left side. You will likewise see a substantial tie tied down to the ground and tied around the strong branches of the tree.

    Location: Lakkidi View Point is located at Kozhikode-Mysore-Kollegal Highway, Lakkidi, Kerala 673576

    Distance from Bangalore: Lakkidi View Point is located at a distance of 307 km.

  • Other Tourist Places in Wayanad

  • 16The Bamboo Factory

    The Bamboo Factory
    Image Credit : Michal dokoupil

    This is among fascinating Wayanad tourist places. The Bamboo Factory in Uravuis an initiative to bring back the art of making crafts using bamboo. Uravu means ‘the bamboo village’ and quite appropriately the locals here earn their living as bamboo craftsmen.

    Here bamboo is used to make various souvenirs and even houses. Wayanad serves the dual purpose of being a source of income for the locals due to its bamboo vegetation and also a responsible tourism spot. One could spend an entire day here learning to make bamboo crafts.

    Wayanad with its rich history, abounding folklores, misty mountain ranges and ambitious waterfalls has become an ideal holiday destination over the years. Be it for families, couples, group of friends or corporate teams, very few places in the world offer such appeal and charm that pleases every heart.

    If you are an adventurous soul or seeking a romantic getaway, searching for history or simply want to relax in the lap of nature...Wayanad will satiate all your needs and desires!

    Location: 100 Acres Road Thrikkaipatta, Kerala

    Timings: 
    All day.

    Distance from Bangalore:
     280 km from Bangalore.

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  • 17Pakshipathalam Bird Sanctuary

    Pakshipathalam Bird Sanctuary
    Image Credit : Dineshkannambadi

    Nature lovers and adventure enthusiasts find the places to visit in Wayanad beautiful and they seek for reasons to linger and extend their holidays. One such place in Wayanad every nature lover would love is Pakshipathalam Bird Sanctuary. It is one of the most important bird sanctuaries in Kerala.

    Bird watching is a common activity done by the locals as well as tourists here. Ornithologists are found in plenty who come to know more about the world of rare birds. The virgin forests create the protection for these rare species of birds. The pathways leading to the sanctuary is a suitable place for trekking in Wayanad which let the tourists watch lush greenery, streams and hills.

    Edible Nest Swift Light is the main reason behind the fame this sanctuary has achieved. Inside the sanctuary, there is the nest which is made of solidified saliva and it is used to make bird’s nest soup. Within the boundaries of the bird sanctuary, one can find a temple and a watchtower to help the tourists to come and go out of the sanctuary easily.

    Activities: Trekking, birding, camping etc.

    Location: It is located in Tholpetty, 7 kilometers from Thirunelli Temple.

    Distance from Bangalore: 264 kilometers.

  • 18Thirunelli Temple

    Thirunelli Temple
    Image Credit : -Reji - flickr

    An ancient temple which is famous all over Kerala and other states of India is Thirunelli Temple located in Wayanad on the side of Brahmagiri hills. It is dedicated to Lord Maha Vishnu. One of the major features of the temple is its location at an altitude of around 900 meters in a valley completely bounded by mountains and forest ranges. 

    But it is one of the most visited pilgrim centre in Wayanad and an important religious place for the majority of population in South India. The name Thirunelli comes from the words nelli which is given to the tree of gooseberry.

    There is also a belief that there are Puranas in which the temple is mentioned. There are a lot of legends existing related to this temple which are coming from the ancient mythology texts of Hindus.

    Activities:
    Sightseeing, pilgrimage etc.

    Location:
    North Wayanad, Thirunelly Road, Thirunelly, Kerala 670646.

    Distance from Bangalore:
    257.7 kilometers.

  • 19Karlad Lake

    Karlad Lake
    Packed with thrills and a whole lot of fun, Karlad Lake can be counted as an adventure center of Wayanad. It is a freshwater lake that encapsulates a number of activities fit for all ages. The jolly atmosphere topped with various adventures makes the lake a must-visit for families and groups of friends. Apart from the thrills, the lake is also at the heart of an extremely mesmerizing nature delight. 

    The best time to visit this Wayanad tourist places is between October and January and the Lake is open from 9:00 AM in the morning to 5:00 PM, daily. The fees structure for entry and activities range from INR 10 - INR 400

    Activities: Land Zorbing, Archery, Zip Lining, Kayaking, Rock climbing, Rowboat, Paintball, Pedal Boating

    Location: Karlad Lake, Kerala 673575

    Distance From Bangalore: 299 Km, 7Hr
  • 20Pazhassi Raja Tomb

    Pazhassi Raja Tomb
    In memory of the great Pazhassai Raja who bravely fought the British when they tried to take over lands in Kerala, The Pazhassi Raja Tomb narrates the utmost significance of this brave warrior.

    The tomb is occupied by writings and descriptions that deliver clear insights into how Pazahasssi Raja was able to hide, escape and conduct various tasks without being trapped by the British. The tomb is surrounded with dense and beautifully cut tropics with small pathways and sitting areas accompanied by the calm and soothing sound of nature.

    Travelers with a keen interest in learning nuances about the country’s history will find this place insightful. Pazhassi Raja Tomb is one of the best places to visit in Wayanad for picnics and weekend getaways as well. 

    Activities: Walking around learning about Pazhassai Raja, Visiting the nearby Museum, Enjoy local dishes in nearby restaurants.

    Location: Pazhassi Raja Tomb, Mananthavady, Kerala 670645

    Distance From Bangalore: 258 KM, 6hr 16min
  • 21Pallikkunnu Church

    Pallikkunnu Church
    An epitome of religious midfield, the Pallikkunnu Church is among the most visited Wayanad tourist places.  Also, called the Our Lady of Lourdes was brought into existence in 1908 by a French Priest, the church is one of the oldest standing architecture in the town which makes it even more fascinating. 

    Furthermore, in the month of February, the church conducts an annual fest which is a great reason for tourist attraction from around the country. Pallikkunnu Church is open all days between 7:00 AM and 7:00 PM, even on public holidays. Tourists who love to reel into a calm religious experience would surely love this ancient church. The church also stands for its century-old design.

    Activities:  Prayers, Complimentary lunch, Occasional festivals

    Location: Pallikkunnu Church, Wayanad, Pallikkunnu, PO, Pallikkunnu, Chundakara, Kerala 673122

    Distance From Bangalore: 289 KM, 6Hr 25min
  • 22Krishnagiri Cricket Stadium

    Krishnagiri Cricket Stadium
    An utter delight for the fans of cricket, the Krishnagiri Cricket Stadium is a life-size cricket stadium that hosts a number of national and international matches. The stadium has the capacity to hold up to 20,000 spectators and is designed at an astonishing 2,100 feet above sea level making it an absolute enigma.

    Along with its spectacular design and cricket matches the stadium also serves as an unbelievable sunset point. Its rising popularity and demand have made the stadium one of the most visited tourist spots in the town. It is also considered as one of the most beautiful and natural sound cricket stadiums of all.

    Activities: Enjoy a match of cricket, Enjoy the sunset, Photography in and around the stadium, Enjoy the climate, Picnic spot.

    Location: Krishnagiri Cricket Stadium, Krishnagiri, Wayanad, Kerala 673591

    Distance From Bangalore: 305 Km, 7Hr 24min
  • 23Ripon Tea Factory

    Ripon Tea Factory

    From its aroma to the refreshing taste, Tea has always been one of the favorite beverages of all time. Spread in an enormous 443 hectares of land at an alarming altitude of 2000 meters from the ground, the Ripon Tea Factory is one of the best stimulating Wayanad tourist places.

    Considering that the tea factory was established in the 18th century by the British, the place has got a bit of history behind itself.  The factory is also celebrated for its premium quality of extravagant tea that are segregated into dust, leaf and blended flavors.

    The Ripon Tea Factory is open between 9:00 AM and 5:00 PM when visitors can pay a visit here and enjoy various flavors of delicious tea. This should be among the first places to visit in Wayanad, especially for tea lovers.

    Activities: Witness the tea making process, first hand, Try various kinds of tea.

    Location: Situated near Meppadi town of Wayanad in Kerala, Wayanad, Kerala 673577

    Distance From Bangalore:
    289 Km, 6Hr 23 min

  • 24Sulthan Bathery

    Sulthan Bathery
    A small town found in the heart of Wayanad, Sulthan Bathery in among the prime Wayanad tourist places.  Encapsulated in the densities of an array of flora and fauna, the town takes its name from the ancient Bathery Jain Temple. 

    A paradise in heaven, Sulthan Bathery hosts a number of fun and exciting activities including an enormous shopping point, largest in Wayanad, popular Jain Temple and the Jumma Masjid that has the capacity to hold more than 1000 devotees. Resorts, government bungalows and hotels here make an excellent option for a long stay. Overall, the town is one of the best places to visit in Wayanad.

    Activities: Shopping, Dining, Religious places visit, Staying

    Location: Sultan Bathery

    Distance From Bangalore: 261 Km, 5Hr 37Min
  • 25Wayanad Heritage Museum

    Wayanad Heritage Museum
    Considered as the largest and most accurate archaeological museum in the state of Kerala, the Wayanad Heritage Museum provides an in-depth take on various facets of the history of not just the town but the entire state.

    The museum holds a commendable series of extraordinary artifacts that act as a symbol of the ancient civilizations that ruled the mountains of Wayanad.  These artifacts are an amalgamation of weapons, sculptures, jewelry and more.

    Furthermore, all the exhibits in the museum are divided into Veera Smruti (holds an array of pictorial rocks and stones),  Gotra Smruti and Jeevan Smriti  (jewelry, cowbells, musical instruments, etc.), Devasmruti (including stone idols, terracotta figures and more). In short, the Museum should be among the prime places to be in Wayanad for archeologists and history lovers.

    Activities: Learning about the ancient heritage of Wayanad, Study various artifacts, Walking about in the relaxing surroundings of the place

    Location: Wayanad heritage museum, Govt Hospital Road, Ambalavayal, Kerala 673593

    Distance From Bangalore: 272 Km, 6Hr 6min
  • 26Varambetta Mosque

    More than 300 years old, The Varambetta Mosque stands as the first-ever Mosque of the Wayanad town.  It’s rich history and heritage value makes the Mosque a demanded Wayanad tourist places.

    Moreover, the Mosque is open not just as a religious establishment but also as a historic monument for tourists to visit, irrespective of their religion or place of origin. Also, the Mosque indulges an annual festival during the month of March when it notices an upsurge of Tourists from across the country.

    What makes the Mosque even more enigmatic is its impeccable design and architecture that has held strong for more than 300 years and comes off as an absolute delight to the eyes.

    Activities: Indulge in the Mosque’s annual festival, Enjoy the architecture, Pray, Tour around the Mosque.

    Location: Varambetta Mosque, Padinjarathara, Kerala 673122

    Distance From Bangalore: 277 Km, 6Hr 50min
  • 27Karapuzha Dam

    Karapuzha Dam
    Crowned as the biggest earth dam in India, the Karapuzha Dam is found on the Karapuzha River. This exotic dam constructed right in the middle of lush green tropics and scenic farmlands, the prime motive of the dam is to provide water to these areas.  It took a whopping 25 years to complete this magnificent dam, from 1977 to 2004.

    The Karapuzha dam provides for an excellent place to relax, enjoy the scenic landscapes and have a jolly time with friends and family. The dam is also used as an excellent point for picnics and photo-shoots and is open only between 9:00 AM and 5:00 PM.

    Activities: Picnic spot, Enjoy the scenic beauty of the landscapes from the dam, Photography from the damn of the gorgeous tropics and the Karapuzha River.

    Location: Karapuzha Dam, Wayanad, Kerala

    Distance From Bangalore: 310 Km, 7Hr 30min
  • 28Kolagappara

    An isolated village in Wayanad town, Kolagappara is the perfect destination for a calm, relaxing weekend getaway from the daunting city life. Designed as the perfect spot for a fun time with family and friends, the village hosts a number of activities and accommodation options. Basic commute like rickshaw and taxis are available in the village which can help tourists travel from point to point.

    One of the major reasons for Kolagappara being an instant attraction among tourists is its adorable natural surroundings. The village is home to distinct flora and fauna along with exciting small animals. Travelers from across the country visit Kolagappara majorly for adventures like trekking and mountain climbing among others.

    Activities: Mountain climbing, Trekking, Picnic, Enjoy the soothing climate, Touring the village

    Location: Kolagappara Village, Wayanad, Kerala

    Distance From Bangalore: 303 KM, 7Hr 30min
  • Outdoor and Fun Experiences in Wayanad

  • 29Bon Fire and Stargazing Experience in Wayanad

    Bon Fire and Stargazing Experience in Wayanad
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    About the Activity :

    Plan your next holiday with your friends and join in the fun with an amazing bon fire and star gazing experience in Wayanad.  The area you will be visiting and enjoying with your loved ones is located in the Begur-Tholpetty Reserve Forest area after the Thirunelly Temple, on the other side of Kalindi River and is approximately 137km from Calicut, 121km from Mysore and 250km from Bangalore. You can reach the retreat only by road. If you enjoy seeing a sky clear of the city pollution and love to relax by the shores of forested plains and hills, while the sounds of nature are all that you hear all around you at all times, then you need to head to Wayanad now!

    You can relax under a beautiful canopy of stars, and stargaze whilst savoring the warmth of a campfire accompanied with a barbecue and a lovely ambience!  Share stories with your friends, or savor some fresh warm coffee,  and you will realize that there is no better way to spend an evening in Wayanad.




  • 30Wayanad Tea Processing and Tasting Experience - Flat 30% Off

    Wayanad Tea Processing and Tasting Experience - Flat 30% Off
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    About Wayanad:
    A beautiful and lush green town in Kerala is which is well studded with natural and architectural pieces and is one of the amazing specialty of Wayanad. Travelers from everywhere just love to be here for peace and calmness.

    About the Activity:
    - You will be able to witness large tea estates, tea making process and its final production at one of the oldest tea factory of Wayanad. 
    - At tea museum, you will be tasting variety of tea and experience a tea culture with love and joy.

    Timings: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

    How to Reach?

    The activity will take place in the city of Wayanad and the exact location will be shared with you after the booking.

  • 31Night Camping with Campfire in Wayanad Flat 10% off

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    About the activity :

    • Have you ever wondered what the true beauty of Wayanad looks like, at any time of the day? On your next weekend, experience an exciting night camping experience in Wayanad with camping at Bansurian in this hilly forested paradise! 
    • Arrive at the meeting point near Chundale in Wayanad by 05:00 PM and you will be taken to the campsite later.
    • Gaze at the beautiful stars as you lounge in the tranquillity and serenity of the hills and forests of Wayanad! Enjoy with your close friends and family as you relax in the peaceful ambience of the thick and lush forests in Banasura. 
    • Dine on a delicious Dinner as the wonders of nature envelop you into a peaceful stupor and lull you into a happy trance-like state! Experience adventure and thrill in Wayanad on your next holiday and revel in pure, unadulterated excitement!
    • The next morning, wake up to the gentle tweets of birds and experience the fresh air around and have breakfast at 09:00 before you wind up the camping expedition.
    How to reach?
    Located near the city the campsite is easily reachable by public or private transport

    Min number of people required to book:- 4
  • 32Multiple Adventure Activities in Wayanad: Cycling, Camping, Cave Camping, Rafting and Trekking

    Multiple Adventure Activities in Wayanad: Cycling, Camping, Cave Camping, Rafting and Trekking
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    About the Activity:
    • Never before there was something as a complete adventure tour package like this one in Wayanad which promises you adventure and excitement in quite a higher level. Of course it is worth spending your time and money.
    • The package gives you different types of adventure activities that demand incomparable energy from you; the activities include cycling, camping, cave camping, bamboo rafting and trekking.
    • Arrive at the meeting point in Chundel, Wayanad in the afternoon of the first day of the trip and start with 12 KM cycling through the rugged, uncanny roads encircled by greenery on both the sides. 
    • On the second day, indulge in an exhilarating 5 km trekking, 2.5 km bamboo rafting, cave camping etc. Feel the refreshing atmosphere Wayanad only can offer you and observe the nature playing an important part on your tour throughout.
    • Wind up the tour on the last day with breakfast and feel rejuvenated to the fullest. The package includes food, accommodation in tents and caves and a lot of undeniable fun.
  • 33Cycling and Cave Camping in Wayanad

    Cycling and Cave Camping in Wayanad
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    About the Activity:
    • If you are curious to explore the hidden but mind blowing features of Wayanad that include the rugged terrains and the wide forest covers, then pause thinking and choose this cycling and cave camping package.
    • A very short trip for 2 days and 1 night would gift you the best weekend getaway experience or a thrilling short vacation time for you. 
    • Arrive at the meeting point Chundel, Wayanad in the afternoon to kick start the 12 KM long cycling trip, cross the valleys, streams, greenery and much more surprises. The bumpy routes are smart enough to pose quality challenges before you.
    • Experience being closer to nature by staying inside a cave with salubrious climate outside.
    • The package includes food, accommodation in caves and well trained guides.
  • 34Bamboo Rafting In Pozuthana in Wayanad

    Bamboo Rafting In Pozuthana in Wayanad
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    About the Activity :

    Enjoy your weekend in the serenity of the forests! Grab your friends and head for an exciting bamboo rafting experience in Pozuthana in the forested, lush areas of Wayanad. Pozhuthana has some of the oldest tea plantations in the area. The tea gardens and the misty mountains in this area make for spectacular views. Park your vehicle on the road at Peringoda. You can either get dropped back after the exciting ride or instruct your driver to come over to the landing point downriver.

    Stroll through a pleasant meadow to reach the dirt trail that takes you to the rafting point, which is on a bend in the Vythiri River. Do not forget to wear your life jackets even though the river seems shallow. It hides deceptive deeps in its path, therefore, an adept river guide will accompany you on the bamboo raft and he will pole it midstream from where you will float downstream as the river goes through exciting bends. The calm river is a true delight and allows ample opportunity to observe birds and insect life on the banks, including the famous Malabar Hornbill. Photographers can spot small shrines to tribal deities on the river bank and splash around in shallow sections in the river. The raft will finally stop below the bridge around 3kilometers downstream. You can dry off and head to a local tea shop for hot tea and snacks. Book now for the best deals and revel in adventure!

  • 35Camping In A Cave In Wayanad

    Camping In A Cave In Wayanad
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    About the Activity :

    If gazing at the stars while lying on the cold earth of a cave sounds like a good holiday plan to you, then you need to head to the famous caves of Wayanad for a revitalizing experience in the most amazing way! The caves here are sure to take your breath away and this is the perfect chance for you to get an amazing feel of the place! You can stay in a natural air conditioned cave in the midst of thick forests and you can camp at night in the magnificent cave or even in a lavish tent near the sprawling caves and gaze at the star studded sky. Watch the sun go down in the company of your friends and start a campfire while the sounds of nature lull you to a peaceful trance! 

Adventure in Wayanad

Trekking in Wayanad

Camping in Wayanad

Attractions

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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 Wayanad: It is about 40 kilometres away from the bus station in Wayanad.

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Banasura Sagar Dam

One of the most spellbinding places to visit in Wayanad, Banasura Sagar Dam is a picturesque tourist hotspot. Known for being India’s largest earthen dam, it boasts of extensive natural beauty with beautiful flora and fauna, majestic hills and mesmerising waterfalls. The Banasura Sagar is a photographer’s delight and offers the most beautiful views from the top of the hill.

It is also famous among adventure enthusiasts who look forward to thrilling activities like boating, trekking, horse racing and camel rides. For the avid trekkers, Banasura hill peak is hailed as one of the most challenging treks. Along with that Banasura Hill Resort adds to the charm of this place that is known as the only ‘earthen’ resort in the country.

Location: Banasura Sagar Dam, Padinjarathara, Kerala

Best Time to visit: November to May offers the most ideal time to visit Banasura Sagar Dam

Entry fee: INR 10/ USD 0.15 per person

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

Distance from Wayanad: It is just 2.3 kilometres away from the bus station.

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Kuruva Island

Located in the middle of Kabini river, Kuruva Island is a natural paradise that is replete with diverse flora and fauna in the most beautiful surroundings. It is blessed with evergreen forests all around that makes it a mesmerising picnic spot away from all pollution and noise of the city.

One of the most exciting things about Kuruva Island for tourists is their famous boat rides on bamboo rafts. Trekkers also visit Kuruva Island to explore the pristine environment and witness the most exotic species of plants, animals and birds here.  

The enthralling beauty of this island attracts many people who wish to escape the hustle and bustle of their lives and surround themselves in the serenity of nature.

Location: Kuruvadweep, Kerala

Best Time to visit: Kuruva Island could be visited from October to May

Entry fee: INR 80/ USD 1.23 for Indians and INR 150/USD 2.3 for foreigners

Timings: The visiting hours are from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm. Mondays are holiday

Distance from Wayanad: It is located 36 kilometres away.

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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 Wayanad: The distance between the two places is around kilometres.

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Jain Temple, Sulthan Battery

One of the most beautiful heritage sightseeing places in Wayanad, Jain Temple is known for its interesting history. It was built in 13th century A.D. and largely came to prominence when this ancient temple was used by Tipu Sultan to store ammunition. 

The ruins of Jain Temple in Sulthan Battery resonate the vital presence and influence of Jain community in the state of Kerala.

Maintained by the Archaeological Survey of India, the Jain Temple boasts of Vijayanagara style of architecture and has preserved beautiful and intricate carvings on its granite pillars. It is revered as one of the holiest places for the Jains and a festival is celebrated during Mahavir Jayanthi. 

This historically important temple in Kerala is a great visit to appreciate the art and culture of this place.

Location: Jain Temple Rd, Sultan Bathery, Kerala

Best Time to visit: September to March is the best time to visit the temple.

Entry fee: None

Timings: The temple is open for visitors during the day.

Distance from Wayanad: It is around 50 kilometres away from the bus station in Wayanad.

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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 Wayanad: Pookode Lake is located 27.3 kilometres from the Bus station in Wayanad

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Tholpetty Wildlife Sanctuary

Offering an unforgettable experience for wildlife lovers, Tholpetty Wildlife Sanctuary is one of the must-visit places to visit in Wayanad. 

It is famous for harbouring a diverse number of flora and fauna. Taking a wildlife safari is the most thrilling activity that one should undertake at Tholpetty Wildlife Sanctuary to make their Wayanad vacation memorable.

This natural habitat is a great sightseeing place to spot elephant herds, deer, langurs, panthers, tigers, Indian bison and the rare Slender Loris. Moreover, this wildlife sanctuary offers a wonderful experience for tourists with their tree huts which are open for stay. 

This beautiful attraction allows the tourists to seek some natural solace and take delight in the company of the wonderful wildlife roaming freely in their natural surroundings.

Location: It is located 20 km east of Mananthavady on the Kodagu Road.

Best Time to visit: Winters are the best time to visit Tholpetty Wildlife Sanctuary

Entry fee: The entry fees is INR 115/ USD 1.77 for Indians. For foreigners, the entry fees is INR 300/ USD 4.62

Timings: The timings are 7:00 am to 10:00 am in the mornings. For the evenings, the timings are from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Distance from Wayanad: The distance between the two places is 45 kilometres.

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Edakkal Caves

Travel back in time to the Stone Age with a visit to Edakkal Caves that are located on the Ambukuthi Hills. Edakkal literally translates to ‘a stone in between’ and this cave and showcases a natural masterpiece. 

It is associated with many myths and considered as one of the most sacred places to visit in Wayanad. Edakkal caves are not actually considered to be caves in a scientific sense yet remain a great piece of archaeological curiosity for tourists. 

These caves are identified as a Neolithic settlement and present the evidence of a pre-historic society of highly civilised people. These caves draw in a number of history buffs and students of archaeology who wish to explore these mysterious caves.

Height: It is located at a height of 1200 metres above sea level on the Ambukuthi Hills.

Location: Wayanad, Nenmeni, Kerala

Entry Fee: INR 15/USD 0.23 per person

Best Time to visit: The most preferred time to visit Edakkal Caves is during the months of December to May.

Timings: The visiting time to Edakkal caves is from morning 9:30 to evening 4:30.

Distance from Wayanad: It is located 48 kilometres from here.

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Lakkidi View Point

Famous for its mesmerising scenery, Lakkidi View Point is known for its nine hairpin caves and offers a resplendent view of the mountains in Wayanad. The whole trip of Lakkidi View Point promises an unforgettable charm of natural beauty that should add to their bucket list of attractions in Wayanad. 

Offering a bird’s eye view of the magnificent surroundings, this place leaves you in search of words to describe the panoramic vista that your eyes behold. It is also a famous picnic spot and often known as the ‘Gateway of Wayanad’. 

Lakkidi is also known for receiving the second highest rainfall in the world and its misty environment makes it an unforgettable tourist place in Wayanad.

Height: It is located at an elevation of 700 metres above sea level.

Location:  Kozhikode-Mysore-Kollegal Highway, Lakkidi, Kerala

Best Time to visit: One should visit Lakkidi View Point at the time of early morning or early evening to get the best views.

Timings: The visiting hours are from 12:00 am to 11:59 pm

Distance from Wayanad: The distance to reach here is approximately 32 kilometres.

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Meenmutty Waterfalls

One of the delightful of Wayanad tourist places, Meenmutty Waterfalls is a three-tiered waterfall that will take your breath away. A scenic trek through the lush green forest from the Wayanad-Ooty Road leads up to this picturesque natural wonder. 

There are separate decks which can be accessed in different ways to view the different tiers of this spectacular waterfall. The roaring waters of Meenmutty Falls are situated in the lush forests that makes it a delight for photographers. 

Tourists can exalt in a magnificent view of Banasura Sagar Dam from the peak of the third tier of this waterfall. With thundering visuals of the scenery, Meenmutty Waterfalls is hailed as one of the most thrilling places for adventure lovers in Wayanad.

Location: Kallar Meenmutty Falls Road, Kallar, Kerala

Best Time to visit: The best time to visit here is from October to May.

Entry fee: The entry fees is INR 30/ USD 0.46 per person

Timings: It is open from 9:00 am to 5:30 pm

Distance from Wayanad: The waterfall is located just 2 kilometres from the bus station.

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Neelimala View Point

Promising one of the most enthralling trekking experiences in Wayanad tourist places, Neelimala View Point is a must visit for adventure aficionados. 

It presents some amazing trails that cross the most picturesque landscape of Western Ghats. Tourists are in for a charming surprise as Neelimala View Point offers gushing streams and verdant valleys on the way up to the hill.

This place is a splendid tourist spot where you can appreciate the company of nature with the misty clouds and its pristine ambience. 

This beauty of this popular trekking and camping site is accentuated by the Meenmutti waterfall that brings out the most wonderful view of the place.

Location: Neelimala Viewpoint, Vaduvanchal, Kerala

Best Time to visit: January to May and September to December is the most preferred time to visit here.

Entry fee: The entry fees here is INR 500/ USD 7.7 for a jeep that could carry 6-7 people

Timings: Tourists could visit Neelimala Viewpoint any time between 9:00 am and 5:00 pm

Distance from Wayanad: It is about 50 kilometres away from the bus station in Wayanad.

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Mudumalai National Park

Mudumalai National Park and Bandipur National Park are like two sides of the same coin. Separated by the border, Bandipur Park lies in Karnataka while the neighbouring, Mudumalai lies in the Kongu Nadu region of Tamil Nadu. The area is rich with rare species that include 50 types of fish, 34 species of reptiles, 266 species of birds, and 55 types of mammals. 

Some of the rare wildlife you’ll find here are vultures, Bengal Tigers, Indian Leopards and golden jackals. The flora includes dense tropical forests, exotic climbers and creepers, bamboo trees, Indian rosewood and much more! If you’re a nature enthusiast, Mudumalai’s sense of serenity and extravagant beauty is sure to leave you spellbound!

Location: NH 67, Gudalur NH 67, Gudalur, Devarshola, Tamil Nadu

Best Time to visit: The most ideal time to visit this park is from February to June.

Entry fee: INR 15/ USD 0.23 per person

Timings: The opening hours for visitors is from 7:00 am to 9:00 am in the morning and from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm in the evenings.

Distance from Wayanad: The distance between the two places is approximately 90 kilometres.

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Irupu Falls

Escape into the allure of nature and its magnificence with a visit to Irupu Falls. One of the most enchanting places to visit in Wayanad, Irupu Falls is one of the most legendary sightseeing places in Wayanad. 

This spectacular waterfall derives its roots from the legends of Ramayana and also known as Lakshmana Tirtha Falls. This place is known for its serene ambience that showcases the captivating beauty of this glorious cascade from a height of 60 feet. 

Irupu Falls draws in a number of devotees who believe that a dip in its waters cleanses one’s sins and pay respect to the Shiva temple located along the banks of the river.

Location: Irupu Falls, Irupu Falls Rd, Karnataka

Best Time to visit: The months of monsoons are the best time to witness the Irupu Falls at its maximum beauty.

Entry fee: INR 50/ USD 0.77 per person

Timings: The timings at Irupu Falls is from 6:00 am to 6:00 pm.

Distance from Wayanad: It is about 56 kilometres away from the bus station in Wayanad.

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Thirunelli Temple

One of the most religious places to visit in Wayanad, Thirunelli Temple is a beautiful temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu. Known as the Kashi of the South, Thirunelli Temple has an interesting legend associated which says that Lord Brahma himself installed the idol of Lord Vishnu here and made this temple. 

Encompassed by the breathtaking beauty of Brahmagiri Hills, this temple is known for its tranquil ambience. Devotees at Thirunelli Temple pay their respects at the holy mountain stream known as Papanasini believed to have medicinal powers where rituals are performed and the sacred rock Pinnappara. 

It is also a popular belief that rituals performed for the dead at this temple attains eternal peace and salvation for the deceased souls.

Location: Thirunelly Temple post, Mananthavady, Kerala

Best Time to visit: One should visit Thirunelli Temple from the month of September to March.

Timings: The temple remains open from 5:30 am to 12 pm and then from 5:30 pm to 8 pm.

Distance from Wayanad: It is 50 kilometres away from the bus station in Wayanad.

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Soochipara Waterfalls

Deriving its name from the needle-shaped rock that is placed here, Soochipara Waterfalls is one of the most photogenic spots for tourists in Wayanad. 

This beautiful waterfall is also known as Sentinel Rock Waterfalls and surrounded by lush greenery that is just a treat for the eyes. 

The waterfalls can be reached after a thrilling downwards trek or enjoy the spectacular views from the tree-top hut. Soochipara Waterfalls is a refreshing retreat to indulge in activities like swimming, water rafting and rock climbing for adventure enthusiasts in Wayanad. 

This three-tiered waterfall is one of the most exciting places to visit in Wayanad.

Height: Soochipara Waterfalls are at a height of 200 metres.

Location: Soochipara Waterfalls, Wayanad, Kerala

Best Time to visit: Best time to visit Soochipara waterfall is during monsoon season as you can see the waterfall at its fullest.

Entry fee: The entrance fee is INR 50/ USD 0.77

Timings: The timings are from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Distance from Wayanad: It is a distance of about 45 kilometres between the two places by road.

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Phantom Rock

One of the most interesting sightseeing places in Wayanad, Phantom Rock is an archaeological structure that you should not miss out on your vacation. 

It is famous for the rock that is shaped in the form of a phantom skull and thus derives the name of this tourist attraction. This place is an exciting spot for trekkers and hikers offering some amazing opportunities for photography.

Locally known as Cheengeri Mala, this place offers a surreal respite from the crowds and noise. The landscape here is picturesque and surrounded by beautiful greenery that accentuates the brilliance of this archaeological wonder. 

For the lovers of history, Phantom Rock is a wonderful getaway in Wayanad and attracts many tourists who are looking for offbeat things to do in Wayanad.

Height: This rock is at height of 2600 feet above sea level.

Location: Phantom Rock Path, Kerala

Best Time to visit: It can be visited throughout the year.

Distance from Wayanad: The distance between the bus station and Phantom Rock is approximately 40 kilometres.

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