"Green paradise"

A Town in Kerala, India

Interest Measure for Wayanad

Ideal time to stay:  1 - 3 days

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Height(Altitude) of Wayanad from sea level:  2399 feet
Latitude/Longitude:  11.7094457°N, 76.0955370°E
Ecosystem:  Lake  

Food, Culture and Language at Wayanad

Food Availability:  Indian, South Indian 
Regional Language:  Kannada
Currency:  ₹ - Rupee (INR)

Why travel Wayanad?

Wayanad, the green paradise is nestled among the mountains of the Western Ghats, forming the border world of the greener part of Kerala. Clean and pristine, enchanting and hypnotizing, this land is filled with history and culture. Wayanad was formed by carving out areas from Kozhikode and Kannur districts. Wayanad has the highest number of tribals in Kerala, who have their own dance styles including famous fire dance. A major portion of the district is covered by coffee.
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6 Places to visit and Things to do in Wayanad

Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary at Wayanad

Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary

#Wildlife Sanctuary
Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary is an animal sanctuary in Wayanad, Kerala, south India. It is between Mysore and Sultan Battery. A variety of large wild animals such as Indian bison, elephant, deer and tiger are found there. Wayanad climate is salubrious. Average rainfall in this district is 2322 m.m. Annual rainfall in these high rainfall areas ranges from 3,000 to 4,000 mm. High-velocity winds are common during the south-west monsoon and dry winds blow in March–April. High altitude regions experience severe cold.
Expenses - ₹10
Time needed - 3 hours
Banasura Sagar Dam at Wayanad

Banasura Sagar Dam

#Sight Seeing
The Banasura Sagar Dam, the largest earth dam in India and the second largest of its kind in Asia, impounds the waters of the Karamanathodu, a tributary of the Kabini river. The reservoir formed by the dam is dotted with tiny islands enveloped in thick foliage, and with the Banasura hill in the background, offers a magnificent view.
Expenses - ₹10
Time needed - 2 hours
Meenmutty Waterfalls at Wayanad

Meenmutty Waterfalls

This is one of the topmost attractions in Wayanad. The three tired waterfall, at a height of 300m is the biggest waterfalls in Wayanad and the second largest in Kerala. It requires a small 2km trek to reach this waterfall. The trek through the moist deciduous forest, this hard trek is all worth when you reach the spot. The best time to visit Meenmutty is from October to May.
Expenses - NA
Time needed - 2 hours
Heart shaped lake at Wayanad

Heart shaped lake

Heart shaped lake is on the way top to Chembra hill, which is believed to have never dried up, is a major tourist attraction here. With permission of Forest Department, you can trek up Chembra hill to see this lake.
Expenses - NA
Time needed - 3 hours
Chembra Peak at Wayanad

Chembra Peak

#Sight Seeing
Bestowed with verdant hills, Wayanad offers a unique hiking experience. Towering at around 6,900ft, Chembra Peak is amongst the most popular trekking spots in Kerala. At the top of the peak, you can enjoy panoramic views of Vaithair, Karapuzha Dam and Banasurasagra Dam.
Expenses - NA
Time needed - 3 hours
Edakkal Caves at Wayanad

Edakkal Caves

#Sight Seeing
Edakkal Caves are two natural caves at a remote location at Edakkal, 25 km from Kalpetta in the Wayanad district of Kerala in India's Western Ghats.
Expenses - ₹15
Time needed - 2 hours

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Content of this page was last updated at Oct 21, 2016