Have a life altering experience amidst nature, hills, sanctuaries, ancient caves, lakes at Wayanad. Wayanad Nestles in the Nilgiris, a stunningly extravagant stretch of unaltered wilderness over 1600 km area with varying altitude from 700 to 2100 meters.
Start with visiting the prehistoric caves at Edakkal that have mammoth rocks and eye catching stone carvings dating back right to the Neolithic era and shift to the Banasura Sagar Dam which is a major tourist destination with its share of adventure activities such as trekking, motor boating in the islands between banasura hills which give a scenic look all at once.
Wayanad is home to two wildlife sanctuaries Muthanga and Tholpetty – spanning across almost 350 kms area with wild animals such as civets, monitor lizard, panthers, tigers, elephants, cheetahs, deer and a great amount of varying bird fleets. About 40 to 50 kms from here lies the Banasura Hill Resort, a stunning picturesque property. With such places to be explored, wayanad is a beautiful destination for adventurers and nature lovers, especially good in the month of October.
How to Reach wayanad?
Reaching Wayanad is easy as it has well established road,air and rail routes. The nearest railway station here is Kozhikode which is about an hour’s drive to Wayanad and then Kozhikode international airport is one more option, just about 95 kms from there. There are ample lots of buses from major cities in Southern India passing through NH 212.