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Wayanad Wild Life Sanctuary
Wayanad is an attractive and a splendid hill station in Kerala. The salubrious climate is teeming with scenic beauty, marvelous landscapes, lush paddy fields, green fertile plantation, intense forests and mist covered mountains.  This explicitly beautiful hill station is a revenue region which facilitates foreign exchange of cash crops like pepper, cardamom, coffee, tea and many more condiments. It is a natural dwelling for various species of animals and serves as wild life habitat of endangered species. It is amazingly rich in flora and fauna. Nature lovers and wild life aficionados are fond of this gorgeous hilly station as it houses wild life sanctuaries. Eternal festivals Onam, Vishu and Maha shivarathri are best celebrated here. It is well known for classy Kerala foods. Wayanad is a largest tribal settlement in Kerala shelters aborigine tribes.

Places to Visit

Wayanad Wild Life Sanctuary
It is also referred as Muthanga Wildlife sanctuary, located in a dense forest spanning around 350 sq km adjacent to Mudumalai of Tamilnadu. The biological heritage of the region is highly preserved by this bio-diversity sanctuary. The Karrottimala is the highest peak from where the region is surging. The continuous heavy rainfall makes this dense forest as evergreen forest throughout the year. It is famous among tourist for adventurous jungle safaris and elephant ride. The real esteemed beauty of this sanctuary is well explored by thrilling elephant ride. As the forest in dense and deciduous, elephant safri is mostly preferred by tourists. Throughout the forest, one can see variety of exotic animals likeleopard, tigers, cheetahs, gaurs, spotted deer, sambars and sloth bear. It is an ideal place for bird watchers. It houses several birds species like peacocks, babblers, peafowls, cormorants, egrets and snipes. It is the best place to enjoy adventurous forest experience.

Soochipara Falls 
It is also known as sentinel rock waterfalls, located near Meppadi. It is a treasure given by nature which is cascading from 100 to 300 feet of height is a grand treat to tourists. The pool near to waterfall is crystal clear and offers exciting opportunities for water rafting and bathing. It is an excellent place for swimmers in a shining shallow water of the spring. One can enjoy the awe-inspiring distinct view of Western Ghats by the tree top huts. 

Chembra Peak
It is the tallest peak in Wayanad provides an excellent offer for trekking. It is gigantically located around 2100 meters above the sea level and best choice for camping and mountain climbing. There are many temporary camps are arranged at the peak for the climbers and trekkers. The  breath takingly beautiful panoramic view from the peak is worth the sweat of trekkers and climbers. Mountain lake at the top is making another impressive note on Chembra peak.

Edakkal Caves
It is located 25 km from Kalpetta and 3 km from Ambalavayal. The fissure was created by rock split as a result of natural weathering and a crevice measuring 96 feet in length and 22 feet in width.  The combination of crevice and fissure s 30 feet in depth and provides a gorgeous cave appearance.  One can enjoy the trekking and rock carvings of animals and humans which depicts the pre-historic era. 

Kuruva Island
The tributaries of River Kabani have formed this fabulous island sprawling 950 acres of rich green forest. The proud expanse of greenery, evergreen forests and serene silence made this astonishing picnic spot. This isolated island is a beautiful array of birds, orchids, mountains and monarchs. Boat journey is another rejoicing experience in Kuruva dweep.

Other Places
Thussaragiri waterfalls, Valliyoorkavu festival, Banasura dam, Kalpetta, Pookot lake, Meenmutty falls, Neelimala view points, Jain temple and sultan battery are the popular tourist attractions in Wayanad.

How to reach Wayanad

By Air
Karipur International Airport located in Kozhikode is nearest airport about 100 km from Wayanad.

By Train
Kozhikode railway station is located 110 km from Wayanad is nearest railhead.

By Road
Various state owned buses and private run buses are available to reach Wayanad and well connecting to neighbor districts of Kerala.

In summer 20- 36°C and in Winter 16-30 °C.  October to May is best to visit Wayanad. 

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Humidity: 65%
Wind : From South at 6 kph

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Best Time To Visit : DEC JAN FEB MAR APR MAY
Theme: Hill Station
Must Visit Places : Chembra Peak, Edakkal Cave

SightSeeings in Wayanad

Banasura Dam
Karapuzha Dam
Kanthapara Falls
Meenmutty falls
Sentinal Rock Waterfalls
Meenmutty Water Falls
Soochipara Water Falls
Thrissilery Shiva Temple
Bathery Mahaganapathi Temple
Pulpally Seethadevi Temple
Pallikkunnu Church
Papanasini River
Varambetta Mosque
Thrikkaipatta Shiva Temple
Valliyoorkavu Bhagavathi Temple
Begur Wildlife Sanctuary
Tholpetty Wildlife Sanctuary
Muthanga Wildlife Reserve
Pakshipathalam Bird Sanctuary
Chembra Peak
Banasura Hill
Kuruva Island
Neelimala View Point
Banasura sagar project
Pazhassi Raja Tomb
Wayanad Heritage Museum
Boys Town
Kolagappara village
Korome Mosque
Paingatteri Agraharam
Phantom Rock
Pookote Lake
Karlad Lake
Chethalayam Falls
Edakkal Caves
The Glass Temple
Thirunelli Temple
Jain Temple

Near By Other Tourist Places

Wayanad   0 KM near     
Muthanga Wildlife Sanctuary   10 KM near     
Mananthavady   17 KM near     
Sulthan-Battery   21 KM near     
Thirunelli   28 KM near     

Near By major Cities

Bangalore  242 KM near     
Thiruvananthapuram  414 KM near     
Chennai  534 KM near     

Near By Air Ports

Calicut Airport   73 KM near     
Mysore Airport   98 KM near     
Peelamedu Airport   141 KM near     
Kochi Airport   196 KM near     

Near By Local Cities

Kozhikode  68 KM near     
Mysore  98 KM near     
Coimbatore  133 KM near     
Thrissur  148 KM near     

Near By Districts

Wayanad   12 KM near     
Kozhikode   66 KM near     
The Nilgiris   80 KM near     
Malappuram   82 KM near     

Near By RailWay Station

Koyilandy Rail Way Station   60 KM near     
Vadakara Rail Way Station   65 KM near     



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Wayanad Tourism
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Wayanad District
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