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Why is it called 900 Kandi?

In the local dialect, “Thollayiram” means “900”, while “Kandi” means “a patch of land”, pointing to the 900-acre undiscovered forest and hill area that constitutes Thollayiram Kandi in Wayanad. That is over 900 acres of lush green foliage wrapped in utter serenity just lying there, waiting to be explored by adventure seekers and young nature lovers like you!

Best Time To Visit 900 Kandi Wayanad

The winter and autumn season in India from October till March is the most ideal time to explore the hidden treasure of 900 Kandi eco park in Wayanad.

900 Kandi in Wayanad bestows travelers with cool, pleasant weather at this time of the year, along with lush greenery, sights of chirping migratory birds, cool gushing water in rivers and waterfalls, and clear blue skies dotted with puffs of white clouds. Wild animals can be seen roaming around tiny streams and ponds studded in this landscape, unconcerned by the scarce presence of humans.

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Winter turns Wayanad’s forests into an enchanting fairyland! Shimmering sunshine sifts through the thick canopies of trees and fills the jungles with a mystical glow in this weather, making the experience of hiking and trekking in 900 Kandi all the more magical!

The clear skies and mistless winds in Wayanad in winter allow visitors to enjoy uninterrupted panoramas of the surrounding beauty from atop its many high hills and mountains. Stargazing is also a fun experience in 900 Kandi Wayanad owing to cloudless night skies.

Monsoon is also a favorable time to visit 900 Kandi Wayanad when fresh moss covers the entire landscape and soothing drizzles welcome you every day! The cool monsoon climate also ushers in strong winds and the waterfalls flowing in full gusto are a sight to behold!

900 Kandi Skywalk Glass Bridge

The 100-foot long 900 Kandi Skywalk Glass Bridge in Wayanad is South India’s first-ever glass bridge built high on a hilltop to provide visitors with breathtaking 360-degree views of the entire valley below!

While the visuals of blue and green it offers are absolutely stunning, the bridge is no less of an attraction in itself with its unique design and towering structure that gives guests a gratifying high when they walk it!

It has been constructed to let travelers gulp in picturesque panoramas of Wayanad’s lush, misty hills and rolling pastures from a bird’s-eye point of view which wasn’t possible in this gorgeous part of the town before. And now it has turned into every traveler’s favorite spot in Wayanad! In fact, since its establishment, tourism in Wayanad 900 Kandi area has spiked!

The 900 Kandi Glass Bridge in Wayanad is open for tourists from 9 AM to 6 PM every day. The entry fee for the same is about INR 100/- per person unless you have booked it as part of your 900 Kandi Wayanad tour package.

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Tips for visiting 900 Kandi Wayanad

  • Carry insect repellent, salt water spray for leeches, antiseptic, and a basic first aid kit.
  • Wear sturdy trekking shoes with socks for hiking in the 900 Kandi forest and for waterfall trekking.
  • Carry a raincoat and/or an umbrella regardless of the season.
  • The drive in and out of 900 Kandi Wayanad isn’t suitable for the elderly and people with back problems.
  • Trekking in 900 Kandi Wayanad is also not suitable for physically unfit and elderly people. 
  • Let an experienced guide accompany you on treks and hikes.
  • Return to your accommodation before sunset.
  • Do not litter. Carry a bag for waste like plastic bottles and food wrappers to dispose of in a proper dustbin later.

Why to visit 900 Kandi in Wayanad?

900 Kandi Wayanad has everything you need for that much-needed break from the hassles of your 9-to-5 job and urban clutter. Just send your boss a leave application and head to these dreamy hills and forests where wild animals roam free!

Browse our range of affordable Wayanad tour packages and help us plan a wonderful holiday for you so that you can explore the boundless charm of 900 Kandi Wayanad attraction with ease.

How to reach 900 Kandi Wayanad

Getting to Thollayiram Kandi in Wayanad can be tricky if you haven’t properly planned your journey in advance. One can reach Wayanad via bus, train, or flight, and the final leg of the journey to 900 Kandi is by road. However, many parts of the route are undeveloped and rocky, giving youngsters an adrenaline-pumped off-roading experience but making it unfit for travelers with back problems and the elderly.

By Air: Calicut International Airport in Kozhikode is the nearest airport to Wayanad, located just 65 km away from it. Once there, you need to get to Meppadi which is another 23 km away from Wayanad town via the Meenangadi-Panamaram road. 900 Kandi is a mere 13 km off Meppadi and can be reached via Kalladi Markham.

By Rail: The nearest railway station to 900 Kandi in Wayanad is the Calicut Railway Station located in Kozhikode, 62 km from the town.

By Road: You can either take a local KSRTC bus plying on the Meenangadi-Panamaram road from Wayanad up til Meppadi or you can simply hire a cab or jeep to get you there hassle-free. From Meppadi, the road leading to Kalladi just before 900 Kandi is rather muddy and uneven, but you can easily hire an auto rickshaw or a local taxi to traverse it at a nominal rate.

The last leg of the journey involves a small hike from Kalladi that will get you to 900 Kandi tranquil lush greenery, refreshing streams, and tweeting birds giving you company along the way! Happy tripping!

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