Vythiri–You will love nature here
62 km from Kozhikode, you find a magical place called Vythiri, a resort town well known for cottages, log huts as well as treehouse accommodations in the forests of Wayanad. Located at an elevation of 700 meters, Vythiri in Wayanad consists of 18 villages. You can come here through Kerala tour packages.
Vythiri is a mesmerizing travel destination comprising tiny cottages as well as resorts that ornament its breathtaking surroundings. Here you can explore the simpler cottage life apart from the urban as well as modern facilities for an enjoyable experience. The Pookot Lake, Chembra Peak, Soojipara & Meenmutty Falls, and Muthanga Wildlife Sanctuary are the principal attractions. You can come here through Kerala tour packages.
October to April is the best time
Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary is the second biggest wildlife sanctuary in Kerala and contains endangered species of plants and animals. It is engulfed by the preserved areas of Mudumalai in Tamil Nadu apart from Nagarhole and Bandipur located in Karnataka. Set up in 1973, the wildlife sanctuary is an undying part of the Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve, the first biosphere of India out of 14. The sanctuary has an area exceeding 345 square km and is divided into two portions namely Upper Wayanad as well as Lower Wayanad. Eucalyptus and bamboo trees are in abundance in this region. You can come here through Kerala wildlife tour packages conducted by Hellovisit.
Situated near Meppadi and 8 km in the south direction of Kalpetta, you have the elevated peak in Wayanad Hill Range- the Chembra Peak having a height of 2000 meters above sea level. The Chembra peak provides a splendid view of Wayanad, Kozhikode, Malappuram as well as the Nilgiri. The peak has lush greenery and you can come here through Kerala adventure tour packages.
Also called Sentinel Rock Waterfalls, Soochipara Falls is a three-tier waterfall located in Vellarimala, Wayanad. Engulfed by deciduous, evergreen as well as montane forests, this waterfall is among the best waterfalls. The trip from Meppadi to Sentinel Rock Waterfalls provides visitors with sensational glimpses of some of the finest tea estates in Wayanad. You can come here through Kerala nature trip packages.
Pookode Lake is in the category of freshwater lakes situated almost 2 km from Vythiri amid evergreen forests as well as wooded slopes. One of the most beautiful lakes in Wayanad, Pookode Lake is also called Pookot Lake. The lake approachable by road is an exemplary place for outings with family, friends, and loved ones. Apart from the splendid view, people love boating, the freshwater aquarium, handicraft shopping as well as walking. You can come here through Kerala holiday trip packages.
Located in Banasura hills, you find the Banasura Sagar dam. Banasura Dam is the biggest earthen dam in India and the second biggest in Asia. The glimpse of the sprawling reservoir from the topmost part of the dam takes my breath away. You can enjoy speed boating and a trip to Banasura peak. You can come here through the Kerala adventure trip package.