Attractions

The tourist attractions in Wayanad is bound to make one fall in love with her grandeur. The beautiful tea plantations that adorn her, the snow capped mountains, the streams, caves, wildlife and various other natural, ethnic, and historic extravaganzas make Wayanad a place that need to be experienced at least once in a lifetime.

Lakkidi

Lakkidi is the gateway of Wayanad. It gets the second highest degree of rainfall in the world. Lakkidi is one of the highest locations in Wayanad. It assures the best Monsoon tourist experience in Blue Ginger Spa Resort.

Chembra Peak

Chembra Peak is the highest peak in Wayanad, at 2,100 metres above sea level. Chembra is located near the town of Meppady and is 8 km south of Kalpetta, the capital of the district.

Soochippara(Sentinal Rock Waterfalls)

Soochippara has the popular sentinel rock waterfalls in Wayanad Kalpetta. Soochippara Waterfall situated near Meppadi is one amongst the gorgeous water bodies in Kerala. At Soochippara there are stretches of waterfalls which are at high altitudes ranging from 100 to 300 feet. At Soochippara the sentinel waterfalls is really a great treat to the sightseeing guests.

Wayanad Wild Life Sanctuary Muthanga

Wayanad Wild Life Sanctuary Muthanga is the abode for a wide variety of wildlife and beautiful birds. Started 1973 it was brought under the Project Elephant in 1992. Wayanad Wild Life Sanctuary in Muthanga has a fair numbers of the magnificent mammal, elephants! Project Elephant was proposed to prevent ruthless hunting of the tuskers for commercial reasons.

Muniyara

Muniyara is an ancient place in Wayanad offering excellent trekking spot for tourists. The structure of this cave is very interesting. These caves are made of huge rocky slabs. The view inside the cave is very exciting. Inside the Muniyara cave the ambience is calm and serene. It is supposed to be the burial place of ancient Jews who migrated from Israel after it was attacked by Babylonians before the time of Jesus Christ. Also, ancient sages are said to be used it as a perfect meditation place.

Puliyarmala Jain Temple

Puliyarmala Jain Temple is a historic temple located in Puliyarmala, in Wayanad Kalpetta, and is dedicated to Jain saints. Puliyarmala Jain Temple is situated at six kilometers from Kalpetta. This temple is also called as Anathanatha swami temple. This splendid Ananthanatha Swami Temple is dedicated to Ananthanatha Swami. According to Jain faith, Ananthanatha swami is a very prominent saint.

Banasura Sagar Dam

Banasura Sagar Dam, which impounds the Karamanathodu tributary of the river Kabani, is part of the Indian Banasurasagar Project consisting of a dam and a canal project started in 1979. This is the largest earth dam in India and the second largest in Asia.

Pookode Lake

Pookode Lake is a scenic freshwater lake in the Wayanad district in Kerala, South India. Pookode is a natural fresh water lake nestling amid evergreen forests and mountain slopes at an altitude of 770 meters above sea level.

Kuruva Island

The island surrounded by streams and river can be accessed using rafts or fibre boats run by Kerala Tourism Department. Entrance to the island is restricted and monitored by Vana Samrakshana Samiti, a Dept of Forest of Kerala initiative to protect forest, and at times of heavy rain and frequency of elephants and other animals to the island a pass obtained prior to the visit of spot from Dept of Forest is mandatory.

Kuruva Islands is 17 km east of Mananthavady and 10 km north-west of Pulpally, nearby towns in Wayanad District. More details can be sought in district office of Department of Tourism, Wayanad in Kalpetta.

Edakkal Caves

Edakkal Caves are natural caves at a remote location at Edakkal, 25 km from Kalpetta in Wayanad. They lie 1,200 metres above sea level on Ambukutty Mala, beside an ancient trade route connecting the high mountains of Mysore to the ports of the Malabar Coast. Inside the caves are pictorial writings believed to date to at least 6,000 BC, from the Neolithic man, indicating the presence of a prehistoric civilization or settlement in this region. The Stone Age carvings of Edakkal are rare and are the only known examples from south India.