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Wayanad



Wayanad - Location


The hill resort of Wayanad is situated in the northeastern part of Kerala, nestled among the mountains of the Western Ghats. It is at the height of 700 to 210 m above the sea level.Wayanad Tree Hut


Wayanad - Weather
The Wayanad experiences hot summers and tropical monsoons. The months of August to May are the beat season to visit Wayanad.


Wayanad - Origin
The name Wayanad is said to have been derived from the word vayalnadu, which means the land of paddy fields. Wayanad was carved out from the parts of the districts of Kozhikode and Kannur. It came into existence on 1st November 1980 and was the 12th district of kerala. The district earns foreign exchange for producing spices like pepper, cardamom, spices, tea, coffee and seasonings.Wayanad


Wayanad - To See
The two rock caves of Edakkal Caves are amongst the major tourist attraction in Wayand. The hills are famous for the ancient carvings and pictorial writings dating back to New Stone Age and are situated in the Ambukuthy hills. The Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary is a part of the Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve. The Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary is known for a wide range of flora and fauna. Nagarhole and Bandipur National Parks are close by. Pookat Lake is place to spend lazy afternoons and can enjoy boating. There is a fresh water aquarium and the children's park near the Pookat Lake. You can shop for handicraft items and spices from here. The plantations of coffee, tea, cardamom, pepper and rubber are interspersed the hills of Wayanad. The other places to visit at Wayanad are the Varambettas mosque and the Ambalavayal Heritage Museum.Wayanad


Wayanad - Excursions
The Kuruvadweep is an uninhabited island, which has the birds, orchids and herbs to look for. It is an excellent place for excursion from Wayanad. The Thirunelly Temple has a beautiful architecture and is located on the banks of the Papanasini River. You can trek from the Chembra Peak ,which is situated at an altitude of 2100 m. pakshipathalam is tourist spot located in the Brahma Giri Hills. It has a renowned bird sanctuary, which has some rare species of birds. The other wildlife sanctuaries for excursion are the Begur Wildlife Sanctuary and the Muthanga Wildlife Sanctuary.


Wayanad - Getting There
By Air: the nearest airport to Wayanad is at Kozhikode.
By Rail: The nearest railhead is at Kozhikhode.
By Road: Kozhikhode is almost 100 km from Wayanad. It is well connected with other important towns of Kozhikhode, Kannur, Ooty and Mysore by road.


Wayanad - Accommodation
There are several hotels, resorts and tourist lodges to suit the budgets of the tourists and is easily available.


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