Enjoy the most blissful experience of your lifetime

How to Reach Pookat Lake in Wayanad

For a truly memorable experience take a trip to Pookot Lake.
Tourism in Wayanad

Rated 4.1/5 (based on 8430 reviews )

See Map

Quick Information

Best time to visit

Jun - Jan

Ideal Duration

3-4 Days


Not Required

Starting from

Rs. 2,500
  • Romantic
  • Ideal for families
  • Sightseeing

How to Reach Pookat Lake in Wayanad

A perennial freshwater lake cradled in a picturesque landscape with evergreen trees and pathways. For tourists and travelers, it is important to know how to reach Pookot Lake in Wayanad. The closest airport to the lake is Calicut, located about sixty-five kilometers away from Wayanad. On reaching the airport, local cabs ply straight up to Wayanad. Flights are somewhat subject to availability and budget, especially in peak tourist season. It is essential to know how to reach Pookot Lake in Wayanad by other methods as well.

One of the cheapest solutions from nearby cities on how to reach Pookot Lake in Wayanadis by road. Smooth roads provide unchecked access to Wayanad from different locations in Kerala and Karnataka. Travelers can avail KSRTC buses that ply up to Kozhikode. These buses are set at frequent intervals and are available from nearby cities like Bangalore, Mysore, Kochi, Chennai, and Trivandrum. Direct buses to Wayanad can also be taken if the destination is Wayanad directly without any detours.

How to reach Pookot Lake in Wayanad by rail is probably easiest to answer. With crisscrossing railway networks built all across the country, there are a number of trains available to Kozhikode, which is the nearest railway station to Wayanad. There are no direct rail lines to Wayanad as such and Kozhikode is the best stop when traveling by train. From Kozhikode, buses and cabs are available that go straight up to Wayanad. The distance from Kozhikode to Wayanad is a little over a hundred and ten kilometers. Taking NH766 is a shorter route and the total journey of eighty-six kilometers takes roughly two and a half hours.

Once settled into the hotel at Wayanad, Banasura Dam is not really far away. The best solution on how to reach Pookot Lake from Wayanad is to take a cab ride of less than an hour via NH766. It is a scant twenty five-kilometers away from Wayanad station. Travelling from Bangalore is also another way to go. With flights and railways connecting Bangalore to the rest of India, there really isn’t much to say about it. From Bengaluru station, buses and cabs go straight to Wayanad.

DistanceBy AirBy RoadBy TrainBy Sea
Kolkata to WayanadN/A5.0 hours40.0 hours37.0 hoursN/A
New Delhi to WayanadN/A6.0 hours38.0 hours46.0 hoursN/A
Mumbai to WayanadN/A6.0 hours12.0 hours19.0 hoursN/A
Pune to WayanadN/A13.0 hours21.0 hours21.0 hoursN/A

Popular Packages

Unlimited Choices. Trusted Agents. Best Prices. Happy Memories.

View All

Our experts would love to create a package just for you!

Fill in your requirements here >

Your Preferences

  • Jan
  • Feb
  • Mar
  • Apr
  • May
  • Jun
  • Jul
  • Aug
  • Sep
  • Oct
  • Nov
  • Dec


    Your Information will be kept confidential

    Fastest Growing Holiday Marketplace


    Verified Agents

    22 Lac+

    Happy Travellers



    Easy, Secure & Reliable




    Quality Control



    Traveler Reviews

    Read on to find out why our customers love us!

    View All

    Want best packages handpicked just for you?

    Fill the form and get a callback from our holiday experts

    FAQ's of Wayanad

    Read on to find out why our customers love us!

    With most airlines imposing a 20 kg limit on baggage, one must make sure to not bring excess baggage. Sunscreen and mosquito repellant are a must have, apart from airy cotton apparels and comfortable footwear. Also make sure that you leave enough space in your bags for taking back home souvenirs from the state.

    Some temples in Kerala do not allow photography of the idols and the temple premises. Also, Indian government prohibits photography of bridges and hydroelectric projects in the state

    The off season in Kerala is from April to May, during which time it is too humid for comfort. The monsoon season here is from June to August.

    How It Works

    Personalise This Package
    Make changes as per your travel plan & submit the request.
    Get Multiple Quotes
    Connect with top 3 agents, compare quotes & customize further.
    Book The Best Deal
    Pay in easy installments & get ready to enjoy your holiday.

    Corporate Office:

    Holiday Triangle Travel Private Limited

    Address: Plot No - 29 , 3rd & 4th Floor,

    Dynamic House, Maruti Industrial Complex, Sector 18,

    Gurugram -122015,Haryana

    Landline: 1800 123 5555

    Connect with us on :

    Payment Options

    Made with

    in India

    All rights reserved © 2018