Mananthavady is a small beautiful town and a famous tourist destination proudly located on the banks of majestic River Mananthavady in Wayanad district. It is the most important heritage town where the tomb of great freedom fighter Pazhassiraja is located. The small town is popular among tourist for the sacred pilgrimages like Thirunelli temple, Valiyoorkavu temple, Brahmasthan temple, Malakari temple and Latin church. It is a finest place for school excursion to visit Tholpetty wildlife sanctuary, Gandhi Park, Chandaanathode Pine Park and Mananthavady Park. It is a most pristine village free from turmoil of city life. Best place to relax and rejuvenate.
Must See Places
Begur Wildlife Sanctuary
It is located around 20 km from Wayanad. It is the top visiting spot in Mananthavady where visitors can enjoy the sights of wild animals like elephants, lions, tigers, boars and leopards. It is also an excellent place for bird watching surrounded by amazing landscapes and lush greenery.
It is place of historical significance. Legends claims that the great freedom fighter Pazhassiraja was used Mananthavady village to rest. He is the one who organized Gureilla war against British and people seen him as ‘Lion of Kerala’. The tomb is remembered for his Valor. A Park is also located near the tomb. Good place to witness brave of ancient India.
How to reach Mananthavady
Kozhikode international airport is located 74 km from Mananthavady is nearest airport.
Kozhikode railhead is busiest and nearest railway station to reach Mananthavady.
State owned and private buses are available to reach Mananthavady.
In summer 22-43°C and in winter 12-33°C, Mananthavady is best visited throughout the year.