Trip To Wayanad, Kerala

The name Wayanad derived from ‘Wayalnadu’ means land of paddy fields is a district in the north-east of Kerala state known for its lovely mist clad hill stations and also home to the largest concentration of tribal population in the state. The prehistoric engravings in Eddakal caves bear testimony to a pre-historic culture dating back to the Mesolithic Age.

Strikingly scenic, the rich natural resources of Wayanad offer several opportunities to suit everyone's taste. You can sit back and relax in the beautiful resorts or engage in several adventure activities. Recently Wicked Spoon Confessions took break to experience the awe-inspiring beauty, lush-green landscape and serene environment of this enchanting hill station. Here are our top moments from the trip.

Enjoying the Postcard Vistas from Sharoy Resort

Photo moments from the infinity pool

Sunset from the infinity pool 

Walk around the beautiful Pookode Lake

Scenic secret spots all around Wayanad

A fishing experience on an indigenous tribal fishing boat made of bamboo

Beautiful Banasura Dam  - Asia's 2nd largest Mud Dam

Swinging in the shade of trees at Banasura Dam

Trying my hands at bamboo rafting at Pozhuthana Puzha

How to get to Wayanad:
Air: Kozhikode is the nearest airport
Rail: Kozhikode is the nearest railway station
Road: Well connected through roads with all major cities and other tourist destinations like Ooty and Mysore 

Best Time To Travel:
The weather in Wayanad remains pleasant throughout the year. The months of October- April are the best time to visit. Monsoons make Wayanad come alive with greenery all around but planning trips may become difficult.

What Else Can I Do Here:
Visit Eddakal caves, Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary, Boating at Banasura Sagar Dam, bamboo rafting adventure activity at Pozhuthana- a lush green forested area or visit one of the many tea planatations around.

More Options:
If you are looking at more idyllic and quaint getaways in Kerala, read our blog about Kakkathuruthu islands here. If you like beach front, Bekal in Kerala is another good option.


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