Top 8 Places To Visit In Wayanad


Wayanad is one of the most beautiful retreats of Kerala. Wayanad with its hills, natural scenic beauty, unique terrain, rich natural resources and pleasant climate provides a lot for catering to the demands of increasing tourists. Do not miss to visit following places of tourist interest when you are in Wayanad.

1) Chembra Peak -

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Chembra Peak, the tallest peak in Wayanad and is a perfect place for trekking. A lake located on theway to the top of the peak attracts a large number of tourists every day. One-day treks and two-day wildlife treks are possible on the Chembra Peak with permission from the Forest Department, Timings- 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM; 7:00 AM - 2:00 PM (trekking) Entry fees - Trekking charges for a group of 10 persons is Rs.500 (Indians) and Rs.1000 for a group of international tourists.

2) Thirunelli Temple -

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Thirunelli Temple located at an altitude of 3,000 feet in Wayanad is one of the most ancient temples dedicated to Lord Vishnu. Thirunelli Temple, surrounded by the mountains and forests is the only temple in the world where devotees can do all rituals related to one’s life, starting from birth to death. Timings- Morning: 5:30 AM to 12:00 PM, Evening: 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM Entry fees – Free

[ Must Read – 10 Most Beautiful Temples in India ]

3) Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary -

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Wayanad wildlife sanctuary located between Mysore and SulthanBathery contains a wide variety of wild animals and endangered species of both flora and fauna. Timings- Daily – 7.00 to 10.00 AM& 3.00 PM to 4.30 PM Entry fees – Rs.10 per person for adults Rs. 5 per person for children Rs. 100 per person for foreign tourists

4) Edakkal Caves -

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Edakkal Caves are located on the Ambukuthi Hill in wayanad. The scenic landscape, lush greenery and the cool breeze offered by this beautiful place will certainly make your trip an unforgettable experience. Timings - 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM Entry fees – Rs. 15 per person

5) Soochippara Falls (Sentinel Rock Waterfall) -

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The Soochippara Fall is a beautiful three-tiered waterfall located in Wayanad. The falls are surrounded by evergreen forests on all sides. The pool beneath the falls offers great opportunities to the tourists for bathing, swimming, water rafting etc. Timings - 8.30 AM – 4.00 PM daily Entry fees – Free

[ Must Read - 8 Most Spectacular Waterfalls in India ]

6) Pookot Lake -

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It is a natural fresh water lake, brimmed with evergreen mountains. It offers salacious weather and unspoiled scenic beauty to the tourists to relish. Apart from boating facility it offers an aquarium and a green house to the tourists to enjoy. Timings - 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Entry fees - Rs 10 for adults and Rs 5 for children

7) Lakkidi View Point -

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Lakkidi View Pointis a well known picnic spot in Wayanadand offers a fantastic view to the tourists to relish. Timings - 12.00AM -12.00 AM Entry fees - Free

8) Banasura Sagar Dam -

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Banasura Sagar Dam, the biggest earthen dam of India lengthens to a spacious part with crystal clear water. Timings - Sunrise to sunset Entry fees – Rs. 10 per person Rs. 450 for 5 persons for speed boating charge

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I am Shahil Shah, a traveler and blogger! I bring stories from the places for you to cherish the experiences of my travel. Stay tuned!"

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