Wayanad in Kerala is known for ancient caves, enormous wildlife, scintillating waterfalls and beautiful resorts. Waterfalls are the major tourist attractions of Wayanad. The breath taking waterfalls of Wayanad are Meenmutty waterfalls, Soochipara Waterfalls, Kanthanpara Waterfalls and Chethalayam Waterfalls. The must-try foods while in Wayanad are Dum biryani, Malabar paratha, rice bread, and ghee, saffron rice, ghee roast dosa, appams and idlis. You can also enjoy toddy which is a fermented alcohol beverage made from palm tree and coconut palms.
The information on how to reach Wayanad from Kolkata by the different modes of transport are given below:
Kolkata to Wayanad by Air: Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport (CCU) is the major airport serving Kolkata. Calicut International Airport (CCJ) is the nearest airport to Wayanad which is located at 100 KMs from Wayanad. Nonstop flights are not available between Kolkata and Wayanad. Hence indirect flights with stopovers has to be taken. The leading airlines operating on this route are Jet Airways, Jetkonnect, Indigo and Air India. Some of the popular stopovers are New Delhi, Mumbai and Bengaluru.
Kolkata to Wayanad by Train: Kozhikode station is the nearest station to Wayanad. Trains leave from Santragachi Junction in Kolkata to reach Kozhikode. Santragachi-Magaluru Vivek Express is the sole train that travels between Kolkata and Kozhikode. It takes approximately thirty seven hours and fifteen minutes to reach Kozhikode from Kolkata by train.
Kolkata to Wayanad by Road: You can reach Wayanad from Kolkata in forty hours by road. No direct bus is available from Kolkata to Wayanad. The popular bus route is to travel from Kolkata to Ranigunj at first. Then, by traveling in a cab for 8.2 Kilometres, you can reach Hyderabad. From there, take a bus to reach Kozhikode and finally hire a cab or a bus to reach Wayanad. The top bus operators that run on this route are Lakshmi Tours and Travels, Royal Cruiser.