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How to Reach Valley of Clouds in Wayanad

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How to Reach Valley of Clouds in Wayanad

Attract the most amount of tourists in the state. The district is located on the outskirts of Kozhikode and Kannur. From the earliest found records the region was known as Mayakshetra also known the land of Maya in the local tongue.

The site is located in the Western Ghats at the altitude of 700 to 2100 m. Wayanad is easy to reach from every major town in the south of India. The Kozhikode – Mysore National Highway is also known as NH 212 will pass through the Wayanad district. Kozhikode airport which is located at Karipur is the closest airport from Wayanad. The Calicut International Airport has planes that fly to Kozhikode airport.

There are frequent buses from many major cities of India to Wayanad. The nearest railway station to Wayanad is Kozhikode. Kozhikode station is connected well to all major cities in Kerala.

The trek to the valley of clouds starts with the visit to the tea garden at Meppadi on the foothills of Chembra ranges. It takes 6 hours to complete the trek. The top cannot be reached via a car or bus. There are bus and autos available to reach the Chembra ranges.

The way to the valley of clouds is filled with spice gardens and streams. Most people will get a guide who will take them to the trek. You have to pay for the services along with an entry fee. The valley opens at 10 am. It is advisable to start the trek early in the morning.

The trek is family friendly and most people do not find it hard to reach the location. Children can take part in the trek. There are many breaks during the entire trek. Lunch is served around 1 pm. There are many hotels around the area and a trek to the valley of clouds can even be booked online.

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

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    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 inyour 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.

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