Wayanad tourism takes you to the lush green tea gardens and misty mountains of Munnar where numerous adventures await

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About Wayanad


Tea Gardens, Dams

Best Season

July to March

Ideal Duration

3 days



Wayanad (Wayanadu) is the green paradise of Kerala full of plantations, wildlife, and forests. It lies in the north-east of Kerala.
The hills of Wayanad tourism constitute the protected areas of Mudumalai in Tamil Nadu in southeast India and Bandipur in Karnataka on the northeastern side, thus forming a vast land mass for wildlife to move about. Clean and pristine, enchanting and hypnotizing, this land is filled with history and culture.
The vast stretches of mist-capped mountains, green meadows, lush valleys, white water springs, sparkling blue lakes, and dense forests show the splendid natural beauty of Wayanad. Loaded with charming waterfalls, caves, resorts, and homestays, Wayanad tourism is known for its zest ranches and natural life.
The attractions in Wayanad include Chembra Peak, Kuruva Dweep, Pakshipathalam Bird Sanctuary, Pazhassi Raja Tomb, Soochipara Falls, and Muthanga Wildlife Sanctuary, among others.
Situated on the Southern tip of the Deccan plateau, here are a few tourist places in
Wayanad with pictures that are glorified by the Western Ghats with lofty ridges and clear lakes.
After a glimpse at these tourist places in Wayanad with pictures, it would not be wrong to say that Wayanad is one of the most mesmerizing tourist destinations in Kerala.

Wayanad Tourist Places

If you plan a trip to Kerala, you cannot afford to miss these spellbinding tourist places in Wayanad that will surely give you an enthralling experience.


Kuruva Island: Situated amidst the tributaries of River Kabini, Kuruva Island is one of the best tourist places in Wayanad occupied by rare birds, flora, and herbs that are a sight to the sore eyes.


Pookode Lake: Nestled between the evergreen forest and the Western Ghats, this scenic freshwater lake is one of the most preferred Wayanad tourism places for photographers and nature lovers.


Wildlife Wayanad Sanctuary: Rich in biodiversity, the sanctuary is an integral part of the Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve and a must-visit during your Wayanad tour.


Chembra Peak: Situated 2,100 m above sea level, Chembra is the highest peak in Wayanad and lives up to its billing of being one of the most picturesque Wayanad tourist places as the route to the peak takes you past mesmerizing waterfalls and lush greenery.


Banasura Sagar Dam: Known for being India’s largest earthen dam, Banasura Sagar Dam is one of the most spellbinding Wayanad tourist places that boasts extensive natural beauty.


Edakkal Caves: The only place in India with Stone Age carvings belonging to the Neolithic and Mesolithic Age, Eddakal caves are one of the best places to visit in Wayanad and have tremendous archaeological significance.


Thirunelli Temple: Popular as the Kashi of the South, this temple is dedicated to Lord Maha Vishnu and is a must-visit on your holiday in Wayanad. It is the only temple in the world where one can enjoy all rituals related to one’s life from birth to death and the life after death.

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From historic artifacts to the most beautiful creations of nature, these tourist places in Wayanad offer a surreal respite for wanderers of all ages and walks of life.


Wayanad is an enchanting, unspoiled, and quietly secluded hill station. Verdant paddy fields, red-tinted earth, and heavily aromatic spice plantations come together to create a harmonious canvas of intense colors, exotic sights, and enticing sounds of wildlife, while dense forests keep the heat and humidity at bay.


Plan your Wayanad trip with us and explore the Wayanad tourism the way it is meant to be seen and this place will surely take your breath away!

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Best time to visit Wayanad

Plan your trip during best season to experience the best of this stunning destination

Best time to visit
New Year

Wayanad remains a pleasant destination throughout the year. Its high elevation and dense forests mean it stays cool during the hot and humid summer months, while the colder winter days coincide with many colorful festivals. It's still wise to avoid the monsoon months if you're traveling for outdoor excursions and adventure.

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Monsoon season spans from June through October. Torrential rain and widespread flooding mean it's inadvisable to attempt any outdoor trekking or exploring, so you'll miss out on most of what Wayanad has to offer during this time.

September, however, is at the tail end of the monsoon season and the ideal time to visit. Prices are still off-season, but the mountains, forests, and waterfalls are at the peak of their luscious green beauty. It's also an excellent time to spot animals profiting from the renewal of nature's bounty.


The weather is cooler and drier between October and February. While this is the perfect time for outdoor activities and sports, prices are high from December to January, as well as larger crowds. Book your transport and stay way in advance to avoid peak season prices and travel economically.


Between March and May, Kerala's summer hits its peak, with sweltering and humid weather, making conditions less than ideal for doing anything. However, Wayanad stays relatively fresh due to its high elevation, so take advantage of the off-season prices, avoid the crowds, and explore when the sun isn't out!


Each season in Wayanad has its appeal and the winter season is the best time to visit Wayanad among all its seasons for experiencing the best of what Wayanad tourism has to offer. Enjoy a warm, cozy stay, and explore all Wayanad tourist places before the mist gets thicker from October to February.


How to Reach Wayanad


Dotted with misty valleys, sprinkling waterfalls, and spice plantations, exploring Wayanad tourism is easy as this green paradise is connected to all major cities of the world and the cities within the country through various modes of transport.

By Flight

The nearest airport to Wayanad is Calicut International Airport in Kozhikode. It's well-connected to major cities like Mumbai, Bangalore, Coimbatore, Goa, Madurai, and Chennai. It also serves major destinations in the Middle East and Southeast Asia.

By Bus

Kozhikode is also home to the nearest train station to Wayanad, with links to significant junctions like Mangalore, Trivandrum, Chennai, Coimbatore, Goa, and Mumbai. However, both the train station and the airport are over 100 km away from your final destination. You'll need to catch a bus, cab, or a private taxi to reach Wayanad.

By Train

Wayanad is connected to cities like Bangalore, Trivandrum, Mangalore, and Kochi by express bus services, making bus travel the easiest and most inexpensive way to get there. The state-owned KSRTC buses also connect Wayanad with the whole of Kerala in an extensive network, so you'll be able to travel to Wayanad by bus from most places. You can purchase your tickets online on the KSRTC website, or at the bus terminal counter in the train stations.

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