Things to do in Wayanad
Explore the wildlife, historical attractions, and lush forests of Kerala
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Best time to visit
Jun - Jan
Ideal for families
Things to do in Wayanad
Beauty can be found at the most unexpected placed. Wayanad is one such destination, where you will find untouched beauty. It is a rural district in God’s own abode. Yes, it is conveniently located in Kerala. Over the years, it has gained popularity for being a fantastic touristic place. Things to do in Wayanad can range from viewing the wildlife at Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary to visiting the beautiful Edakkal Cave.
Adventure activities in Wayanad include wildlife safari, visiting Edakkal Caves and camping at Wayanad hills. There are several activities in Wayanad for adventure and wildlife lovers. The Muthanga Wildlife Sanctuary or the Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary is the ideal place for a safari. You need special permission from the forest department to meet the wild animals. You can spot monkeys, deer, tigers, panthers and slot bears. The best time to visit the Sanctuary is from August to February. If adventure is on your bucket list, you must visit the Chembra Peak for camping. Nature lovers and adventure enthusiasts would love it and the views will fascinate you.
Tourists look for interesting things to do in Wayanad and we always suggest them to visit the tea plantation. The village is blessed with areas of tea plantation. You will get good quality tea at Wayanad because the weather is ideal for tea plantation. Kuruva Islands should be your next stop. Spread across 950 acres of land, the Kuruva Islands are basically three islands. It is a famous spot for tourists. You will witness the rarest species of trees, bamboos and beautiful bridges here. Rent a boat and visit the islands for an extraordinary experience.
Chambra Peak Trekking in Wayanad
Wayanad’s Chembra Peak is the highest one in the region and lies 2100 meters above sea level. Being the highest one, the Chembra Peak is visible from almost any point in Wayanad. From the base of the peak you can witness the clouds gliding by the top and prepare yourself for basking in these clouds when you reach the summit...
Cycling in Wayanad
Wayanad is a small district in Kerala which is known for its enchanting waterfalls, natural ecstasies, home stay and historical caves. The place has an abundance of plantations and wildlife, which one can access while taking a cycle ride round the district.
So, if you are planning to take a trip to Wayanad then come alo...
Trek through Kalladi Forest in Wayanad
Kerala is ranked amongst the top tourist destinations in India. Especially in the Southern India, there is no place to match up the natural beauty of this state. Not only is it being chosen to flee oneself from the pollution and commotion of the cities but is soon converting itself into an adventure land much like the Himal...
Trek to the Valley of Clouds in Wayanad
Wayanad has the Nilgiri biosphere and is often called as the land of paddy fields. It is covered with mist-clad hills, lush green forests, and a distinctly rich tribal culture. Wayanad is also famous for trekking places. It is heaven for nature lovers around the world. Wayanad has the right combination of everything that Ke...
Trekking in Sahibkkunnu
Sahibkkunnu is one of the most famous places in Wayanad to trek. Wayanad in short means that land of the paddy fields in the local tongue. Wayanad is known for its out of the world natural beauty and is one of the most famous hill stations in Kerela. The way to trek to Sahibkkunnu is filled with dense forests and wildness. ...
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Akshatmaheshwari's 5 days trip to WayanadThis was my family trip that was planned by Mr. Tarun kumar of Namaskaram travels. He planned our trip very well. Hotels are very good and the staff was also co-operative, even the driver was nice with humble nature. Once again special thanks to Mr. Tarun for planning our trip so nice. Will plan further trips with you guys only. Rating: 5 out of 5
Chirag's 6 days trip to WayanadHotels were good except Samundra Thiram Beach Resort in Kovalam. Staying in poovar island resort.
Divya's 5 days trip to WayanadI booked this trip for my parents and they had a great time. All the arrangements were on time and done systematically. The driver was carying nd cooperative throughout the journey which we really appreciate. The hotel staff were also kind and considerate. There houseboat experience was amazing the staff on boat the food and the site seeing is the most memorable part of there trip. We would recommend the houseboat to be the 1st thing to try on this trip. Overal experience was amazing and cost effective Houseboat
Haseeb's 4 days trip to WayanadEverything’s was perfect with out any trouble Thanks to TravelTriangle
Vaithilingam's 4 days trip to WayanadOne of the best travel planners I came across. Perfect plans as per customized requirement. Had a wonderful Vagamon trip planned by them. Definitely will recommend for any kind of tour for my friends. Thanks to Himanshu Gupta and team was very cooperative and Helpfull .Thanks for support Himanshu Gupta
Tkhooda's 8 days trip to WayanadMy tour was from 11 jan to 18 jan in kerala organized by sh. Vineet. The cab and driver (Sh. Ameen) provided by him was very good. He was a great driver, nice man and a great tour guide...i will give his service 10 out of 10...in our 8 days spent with him he didn't say no to anything, he just said...mushkil nhi h...me jayega...☺...very nice experience with him
Srawan's 4 days trip to WayanadIt was a good trip with Travel Triangle and MM Travels. We enjoyed a lot at Munnar, Anita as an agent is very professional and I will surely recommend her for my future trip and to my friends. It was a good trip with Travel Triangle and MM Travels. We enjoyed a lot at Munnar, Anita as an agent is very professional and I will surely recommend her for my future trip and to my friends.
Sonampatidar's 7 days trip to WayanadPlanned a Kerala tour for 8 days through Travel Triangle. It was an awesome experience. Entire tour was customized as per our requirement with the help of Namit. He was friendly and helpful. We didn't face any problem throughout the tour and would love to use travel triangle for my future plans as well.. :) Planned a Kerala tour for 8 days through Travel Triangle. It was an awesome experience. Entire tour was customized as per our requirement with the help of Namit. He was friendly and helpful. We didn't face any problem throughout the tour and would love to use travel triangle for my future plans as well.. :)
Utssavg's 5 days trip to WayanadThe trip was really very well planned and hassle free.Special thanks to our travel agent Vineet who made sure that our trip was smooth and we'll organised.Our driver cum guide Shahjahan was a wonderful company who made the trip more enjoyable.Looking forward to our next trip with the team.
Sachin's 5 days trip to Wayanad1st of all we want to thanks Travel triangle ,Trip sailor & our cab driver Bijesh for making our trip awesome all our stay are comfortable,neat & clean especially we like stay at rivertree munnar & houseboat allepy , meals at rivertree & houseboat are delicious except Thekkedy Mountain hue hotel it is non vegetrian hotel and vegetrian food quality was so poor & one more think that we not liked that free local sight seeing spots are very less wherever your cab stop you have to pay enternace fees that cost us about extra 7-8k & we also miss top staion visit at munnar due to miscommunication of Driver Overall our trip is good Houseboat Stay is memorable & anyone going to Kerala must Experience Houseboat for one time.
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Yes, August is an ideal month to visit Wayanad.
Wayanad is famous for its lush greenery, natural beauty, adventurous trekking trails, Chembra Peak, and hills and mountains.
There is no direct flight connectivity between Wayanad and New Delhi. First you need to take a flight from New Delhi to Bangalore, and then take a cab or bus from Bangalore to reach Wayanad.
Wayanad is a pretty and tranquil place in Kerala that is green with misty valleys. It will help you connect with nature and also make you feel adventurous as adventures like trekking and camping can be enjoyed here. Some of the worth-visiting places here are Chembra Peak, Banasura Sagar Dam, Edakkal Cave, Meenmutty Falls, Thirunelli Temple etc.
There are various luxurious as well as budgeted resorts in Wayanad that offer great staycation experience to tourists. There are pretty good resorts in Vythiri Town area, Chethalayam area, Vythiri-Tharuvana road, and Vellamunda area.
Weather in Wayanad in May is pretty unpleasant as the days are quite hot with humidity. Sightseeing in these months during the noontime can be unpleasant but evenings are pretty cool and relaxing. Wayanad does not experience the best weather in May however it is not the worst even, so vacation or a family outing can be planned to Wayanad in May.
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