Set high on the Western Ghats with altitudes ranging from 700 to 2100 meters, Wayanad in Kerala is famous for its spice plantations and wildlife. It is replete with waterfalls, historical caves, comfortable resorts, and homestays. The best taste of Wayanad is walking through the sprawling spice plantations, trekking to the pre-historic caves, and experiencing a stay at a plantation resort.
Pulpally in Wayanad boasts of the only Lava-Kusha temple in Kerala and Vythiri has the only mirror temple in Kerala which is a Jain temple. The edicts and caves of Ambukuthi Mala and other evidence state that the place is as old as the beginning of the New Age Civilisation.
Wayanad is renowned for its wildlife reserves, which are home to an exquisite variety of flora and fauna. Wayanad wildlife reserve is a prominent part of the Nilgiri biosphere reserve, which is serenely located amidst the serene hills of the Western Ghats.
Banasura Sagar Dam in Kalpetta across the Karamanathodu River, a tributary of River Kabini, is considered to be the largest earth dam in India and the second largest in Asia.
Explore & Experience in Wayanad, Kerala–
- Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary
- Edakkal Caves
- Banasura Sagar Dam
- Chembara Peak
- Soochipara Falls
- Pookode Lake
- Kuruva Island