Wayanad is surrounded by Western Ghats, but mist-laden mountains are not the only thing you get to see there. Famous waterfalls like kanthanpara, Soochippara rushing down the mountains, mirror temple, places of historical importance – all amidst a pleasant climate throughout the year. Wayanad is a very popular tourist destination in Kerala. The Banasagara earth dam is yet another attraction of Wayanad.
You can reach there by any mode of transport- Air, Road, Train. An elaborate guideline is given below.
Pune to Wayanad by air
The airport closest to Wayanad is Kozhikode Calicut International Airport (CCJ). It is located at a distance of 65 km from Wayanad. There is no direct flight from Pune to Wayanad. Therefore, the travelling time varies.
Upon reaching the airport, you can hire a cab to reach Wayanad directly. Alternatively, you can go to Kozhikode bus stand to board a bus to Kalpetta district of Wayanad. Total travel time in either case does not exceed 13 hours.
Wayanad to Pune by Train:
Railway station closest to Wayanad is Kozhikode, located at a distance of 110 km from Wayanad. There are a number of trains running from Pune to Kozhikode, each taking approximately 21 hours. Upon reaching Kozhikode railway station, you can take a cab or a bus to reach Wayanad. The total journey is of 23 hours.
Wayanad to Pune by Road:
By road, Wayanad is 978 kilometers from Pune. Reaching Wayanad by bus means, you have to reach Kalpetta bus stand. There is no direct bus from Pune to Wayanad. You have to reach Bangalore by taking bus from Pune. From Bangalore, many Kerala SRTC and Karnataka SRTC buses, plus private bus runs to Wayanad. The total time taken is 22 hours. If you plan to drive, then the time taken is same- 21 hours. It is advisable to book a cab from Bangalore and travel up to Bangalore by a train or a flight.