Tourist places around Wayanad

Mini Meenmutty Waterfalls

At a distance of 5 km from Banasura Sagar Dam, 25 km from Kalpetta & 48 km from Sulthan Bathery, Meenmutty Waterfalls is a magnificent falls located near Banasura Sagar Dam. The upper level of the waterfall can be reached by 1.5 km trek from the entry point. Cascading down through multiple tiers from a height of over 800 feet, it is a spectacular fall situated inside thick forest flowing through rocky platform. Meenmutty Falls situated amidst serene location offers wonderful experience to the visitors. This is a must visit place for everyone visiting Banasura Sagar Dam.


Tholpetty wildlife sanctuary

Tholpetty Wildlife Sanctuary or Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary is a beautiful destination located 20 km east of Mananthavady on the Kodagu Road. The jeep ride here offers brilliant opportunities to view various animal and bird species in their natural habitat. One gets to see herds of elephants, guars, deer, monkeys, tigers, leopards, bears and many species of reptiles, fishes, butterflies and birds including vultures. Visitors are restricted to the outer tourist zone. It gives one an excellent perspective on how we must strive to conserve these natural wonders.


Karlad Lake

Karlad Lake is located in Thariode, which is around 16 km away from Kalpetta. This is the second largest freshwater lake in the state, which is quite popular among nature enthusiasts for its peaceful environs. The 7 acres land surrounding this lake is a popular picnic spot, where boating can also be done. This lake is surrounded by dense bamboo groves that are perfect trekking trails for reaching the Pallikkunnu Church. Banasura Sagar Dam is situated around 3 km away from the Karlad Lake. 


Lakkidi View Point

The Lakkidi View Point is situated on the southern edge of Wayanad district of Kerala. It is at an altitude of 2296 ft from the sea level and is at the distance of 5 km from a famous town, Vythiri. The trek to the point is memorable with greens everywhere you turn and streams of the river on both sides. From this point, one can get an amazing view of the valleys and mountains. There are many well-furnished resorts and hotels that can make the trip to Lakkidi easy for the tourists. Every year, many tourists from all around the world come here to have a peaceful experience in the laps of nature. This place is a popular picnic spot that attracts throngs of visitors traveling to Wayanad. There is a famous ghat road known as Thamarassery Churam that connects Calicut and Wayanad. 


Kuruva Island

The Kuruva Island with 950 acres of evergreen forest lies on one of the tributaries of the Kabini. The island is home to various species of rare birds, orchids and herbs.


Irupu Falls

The Irupu Falls are located in the Brahmagiri Range in the Kodagu district of Karnataka, India, bordering the Wayanad district of Kerala. It is a fresh water cascade and is situated at a distance of 48 km from Virajpet on the highway to Nagarhole.


Chembra Peak

At 2100 metres, the spectacular Chembra Peak located towards the southern part of Wayanad is the tallest summit in the region. Climbing this peak is a challenging mountaineering endeavour and would take a full day.
The surrounding areas offer exceptional photo opportunities. Camping on the peak is a unforgettable experience.


Banasura Sagar Dam

Considered to be the largest earth dam in India, the Banasura project precincts are an ideal starting point for treks to the Banasura Peak. An interesting feature is a set of islands that were formed when the reservoir submerged the surrounding areas.


Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary - Muthanga

Spread over avast area Muthanga is part of the Nilgiri Biosphere Region. Located 18 kms East of Sultan Bathery, it is a rain forest reserve connected to two other major sanctuaries: Bandipur National Park (103kms.) in Karnataka and Mudumalai Sanctuary (123kms.)in Tamil Nadu.The vegetation is predominantly moist deciduous forest with smaller stretches of swamps, teak forests, bamboo and tall grass. With such profuse and varied flora, this region hosts several rare herbs and medicinal plants.With numerous watering holes, Muthanga has a large population of pachyderms,and has been declared a Project Elephant site.


Edakkal Caves

An interesting trek up the Ambukuthi Hill near Ambalavayal town takes you to the fascinating neolithic cave site of Edakkal. Etchings found on the walls of these caves have drawn the serious attention of archaeologists and historians worldwide.With at least three distinct sets of petroglyphs, the earliest thought to date back over 5000 years, it is assumed that the Edakkal caves had been inhabited at various stages in history.


Pookote Lake Wayanad

Set in a beautiful valley and surrounded by evergreen forests and wooded hills, Pookote is one of Wayanad’s top visitor draws. This natural lake near Lakkidi is just a short distance off the National Highway 212.It has been developed as a recreational centre having boating facilities, children’s park, shop for souvenirs and spices, and a fresh water aquarium. Replete with a café and restaurant, this is a good setting for day outings with family.


Soochiapara Waterfalls

Locally known as Soochipara, this is a very popular leisure destination.While younger visitors love to romp in the pool formed at the foot of the fall, the more restrained can have equally good fun just taking in the scenery.


Karapuzha Dam

This large irrigation based dam site is set amidst picturesque surroundings. It is a great place for picnics.Wayanad is one of the most visited tourist places in Kerala.


Thusharagiri Waterfalls

The place which located as a valley of Western Ghats, Kerala, India. This forest place comes under Calicut District, Kerala near Kodenchery means 60 km away from Calicut Town. Very  beautiful greenery, three storied water falls, who interested in trekking can enjoy the awesome beauty of the falls, they can swim in the falling water.


Kanthanpara Falls

Relatively smaller than Sentinal Rock, and rather less frequented, Kanthanpara and it’s surroundings are nonetheless very pleasant. An easy hike away from the main road, it’s perfect for picnics.


Phantom Rock

Located close to Ambalavayal town,Phantom Rock; named so because of it’s skull head shape, is locally called Cheengeri Mala. The immediate surroundings offer excellent photo opportunities.


Wayanad Heritage Museum

Located in the town of Ambalavayal, this museum is home to an interesting collection of artifacts that shed light on the history, culture and heritage of the Wayanad region. These include headgear, weapons pottery, and objects associated with tribal life. A series of pictorial rock edicts referred to as Hero Stones, memorialise a bygone age of valiant warriors.Adjoining the museum is a small theatre where you can watch a multimedia presentation on Wayanad.


Thirunelli Temple

Nestled amidst mountains and forests, the ancient riverside temple of Thirunelli is a fine specimen of classical Kerala temple architecture.
Legend has it that this temple was dedicated by the Creator, Lord Brahma to propitiate the Preserver, Lord Vishnu. The idol is in the form of Chathurbhuja.Often referred to as Dakshina Kasi (the Kasi of the south), this temple draws pilgrims from all over, primarily for
ancestral rites.The two main festivals here are in April and August/September.



Other Homestays, Hotes & Resorts in Wayanad

Misty Homestay Wayanad

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Kashinathan Homestay Wayanad

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Clements Homestay Wayanad

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Spiceland Holiday Home Wayanad

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Greenvilla Homestay Wayanad

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Iris Homestay Wayanad

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Sahyadri Homestay Wayanad

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Wind Chimes Ville Wayanad

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Pillowrocks Homestay Wayanad

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Rain Drops homestay Wayanad

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Le Villagio Holiday Apartments Wayanad

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Comfort Inn Wayanad

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Freebirds Holidy Retreat Wayanad

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Elroy Homestay Wayanad

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Sree Goutham Homestay Wayanad

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Blueberry Homestay Wayanad

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Sunil’s Homestay Wayanad

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Coffee Mint Homestay Wayanad

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Mountain Wind Home Wayanad

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Soochipara Homestay Wayanad

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Green Villa Homestay Wayanad

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Green Mount Homestay Wayanad

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Dew Villa Wayanad

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Wayanad Holiday Home Wayanad

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Whistling Rocks Homestay Wayanad

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Hotel Sheelisach Inn Wayanad

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BR Hotels Wayanad

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Hotel Great Jubilee Wayanad

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Rain Country Resort Wayanad

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Wild West Resorts Wayanad

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Wayanad Royal Stream

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Sunbird Garden Resort Wayanad

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Misty hills Wayanad

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Century Grand Hotel Wayanad

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Abhirami Farm Resort Wayanad

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Brook Streak Resort Wayanad

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Banasura Hill Resort Wayanad

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Green Palace Residency Wayanad

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Stream Garden Mountain Resort Wayanad

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Rock Haven Resort Wayanad

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Ranches Jungle Beats Resorts Wayanad

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Thejas Resorts Wayanad

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The Willow Resort Wayanad

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Crescent Resort Wayanad

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Green Land Holiday Home Wayanad

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Vythiri Nature Resort Wayanad

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Silver Green Resort Wayanad

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The Woods Resort Wayanad

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The Palace Residency Wayanad

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Sunrise Valley Resort Wayanad

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Hotel Mint Flower Wayanad

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Western Ghats Resort Wayanad

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Pepper Green Resorts Wayanad

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Hotel Green Gates Wayanad

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Agraharam Resort Wayanad

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Karapuzha Resort Wayanad

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Dreams Resort Wayanad

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Hotel Crystal Wayanad

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Meenmutty Resort,Wayanad

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Mountain Mist Forest Resort

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Wayanad Heritage Kalpetta

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Hillview Residency Wayanad

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Wynd Valley Wayanad

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Karapuzha Resort Wayanad

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