A Heritage land of intense roots, astounding myths, tropical forests and stark terrains is Wayanad. The winding hairpin bends or the Ghat Roads locally known as Thamarasherry Churam offers spectacular view of the city of Calicut below. Jungles, wildlife, hills, valleys, spiced air, mist, waterfalls and streams, Wayanad has it all.
Places to see in Wayanad
Edacal Caves is our favourite. The dark caves protecting the stories of unknown era is mystifying and astonishing. The Traces of our roots can be dated back to the Indus valley Civilization. You have to trek your way up to see these magical cave paintings of the people who inhabited the region during the Stone Age. The fresh water lake of Pookode is a favourite picnic spot of the locals.
Wayanad has the largest earth dam in India and second in Asia called the Banasura Sagar Dam. Speed boats are at your disposal for a trip across the dam. Meenmutty Waterfalls, Kanthanpara waterfalls Sentinel Rock Waterfalls are all particularly rewarding. The Chembra Peak towering at 2100 feet is the highest point in Wayanad offering great trekking opportunities. Muthanga Wildlife Sanctuary is a must see place if you are visiting Wayanad. Dominated by tuskers and often graced by Tigers. The sanctuary offers ride in their jeeps with experienced driver turned guides. Monkeys, Indian Bison, exotic and rare birds mark their presence too. The sanctuary is also noted for its beehives at its largesse.
Best time to visit Wayanad
October to March is the best season to visit Wayanad. A perfect blend of light rains and winter. Both summer and Monsoon is warm in Wayanad and offers stunning views. The right time for trekking is in summers