Wayanad is one of the most beautiful Districts of Kerala. The place which is blessed by the goddess of nature. There are many places to visit and enjoy here. So exploring Wayanad must be a memorable experience.
Wayanad Ghats is the first wonder of Wayanad. One can reach Wayanad through Wayanad Ghats. Every traveller definitely would fall in love with travelling through this route. Wayanad Ghats is about 12 kilometres long and it starts at Thamarassery. There is 9 hairpin turns in this ghats. It ends at Lakkidi, which is 700 feet above from the sea level. The view on both sides of the road captures everyone’s mind. Once the top is reached, there is a long line of hills. And in the warmth of the cold wind, everyone will get lost themselves.
Now let’s know places of Wayanad.
Wayanad is rich with waterfalls.
Meenmutty Waterfalls, Kanthanpara Waterfalls, Soochipara Waterfalls, Chethalayam Waterfalls are some of the famous Waterfalls in Wayanad.
There are 29 kilometres to Meenmutti Waterfalls from Kalpetta. This is a Waterfalls with a height of 300 meters. If you walk 2 km through the jungle, you can reach the spot.
Kanthanpara Waterfalls is 22 Kilometers away from Kalppetta. 30 meters is the height of this Waterfalls.
It has a very quiet and pleasant atmosphere. So that it appears more beautiful.
Soochipara Waterfalls is 22 Kilometers away from South kalpetta and 13 kilometres away from Meppadi. This is famous Waterfalls in Wayanad. Its height ranges from 100 to 300 feet. This Waterfall is popular among Adventure hikers. In the pond near the waterfall, small children also can swim. But it is dangerous in rainy seasons.
Chethalayam Waterfalls is near to Sulthan Batheri. The difficulty to reach out here makes this beautiful place less known to the visitors. The view of the water from the waterfalls hitting on the rock is stunning.
Like the fall of water, Wayanad is rich with hills and mountains.
Aranamala, Chembra Peak, Neelimala, Banasura Peak, Kattukunn Peak, Muneeswarankunn, Sunrisevalley, and Chirapullu Peak are some viewpoints in Wayanad.
The off-road trip is more beautiful than the view on Aranamala. Off road is about 4 Kilometers. End of rainy season is preferable to visit here.
Chembra Peak is the most popular and highest peak of Wayanad. The lake on top of this peak is the main attraction here.
Neelimala is a beautiful hill station.The incredible view from here increases the popularity of this place. Meenmutty Waterfalls can only be seen from here.
Banasura Peak is the second largest peak of Wayanad. Banasura Sagar Dam appears as a blue pool that flows below the hills. So many other hills can be seen from here.
Wind is the peculiarity of Kattukunn Peak. This place is 20 Kilometers away from Kalppatta. This is a place where the wind blows every time and less known to the people.
A good place to go for trekking without any trouble, That is Muneeswarankunn. Climate is the peculiarity of this place.
Sunrisevalley is a good place to see the beautiful Sunrise.
Chirappullu Peak is a beautiful trekking spot in Wayanad. It is 15 Kilometers away from Mananthavadi.
Apart from this, Wayanad has many more views.To explore you must cover atleast these places.