Things to do
Adventure zone pozhuthana - Head over to Pozhuthana, 10 kilometres from Kalpetta, through scenic tea gardens for a day of hiking, cycling and rafting. Spend the rest of your day with our guide who will meet you here as you set off on a hike to the forests in search of the origin of life, or realistically just another beautiful mountain stream. Dive into various clear water ponds on hike here that refreshes you much quicker than a dozen caffeinated drinks.
Ascent to heaven lake - Wayanad's highest, the Chembra Peak hike is one of Kerala's best kept secrets. A 25-kilometre drive from Kalpetta, winding through serene beautiful tea gardens, a forest guide will join you at the check post before you begin your trek to Chembra peak.
Bamboo Rafting Muddy Boots - Long before the boats were designed, the people in Kerala used bamboo rafts for water transport down its tranquil rivers. These are, amazingly, still in use in spite of technological advances everywhere. A 10-kilometre drive from Kalpetta would lead to Pozhuthana.
Best time to visit September to March
For clearer skies, opt for a slot between the early September to the end of March. The beaches look their best early November through to March.
Mid-October and November does see a fair amount of rain with the North-West monsoons.
Sultry summers set in by April to the end of May with fairly high outdoor temperatures.
Monsoons arrive by the first week of June right through to the end of August. Cool temperatures with overcast skies and green all around make this a visit like none other.
How to reach
The nearest airport is Calicut International Airport (CCJ) also known as Karipur International Airport located at a distance of 99 kilometre in Kozhikode. Kozhikode or Calikut is a city in the state of Kerala in Southern India on the Malabar Coast. Calicut International Airport is well-connected to many cities like Delhi, Mumbai, and Chennai. Airline services are also available from Karipur to many Gulf countries like Oman, Qatar, Kuwait and Saudi Arabia. You can take cab or bus from Calicut International Airport to Wayanad.
The nearest railway station is Kozhikode, which is nearly 100 km away. Cab/Bus services are available from railway station to Wayanad. Kozhikode is well-connected to all major cities in India.
Government buses connect Wayanad with all nearby cities in the state. KSRTC (Government)/Private buses are available from Thiruvananthapuram, Mangalore, and Kochi to Wayanad.
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