Tholpetty Wildlife Sanctuary

Tholpetty Wildlife Sanctuary

Tholpetty Wildlife Sanctuary is located in North Wayanad region, and is neighbored by Nagarhole Wildlife Sanctuary (Rajiv Gandhi National Park) in Karnataka. Tholpetty Forest Department organizes various programs that interest wildlife enthusiasts. Be it 2-3 hour Jeep Safari (twice a day), 2 hour trek inside the forest (when the number of visitors is less), watch tower stay (permission required) and so on. Tholpetty has wide […]

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Edakkal Caves

Edakkal Caves

Edakkal Caves are caves located at a height of 1200 m/4000 ft above sea level on Ambukutty Mala hill ranges. The actual caves that are referred to as Edakkal Caves is an opening or slit is formed on a single rock and is more than 30ft high! A huge stone or boulder is straddled in the slit! In fact, Edakkal means ‘stone in between’, and the […]

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Banasura Sagar Dam

Banasura Sagar Dam

Banasura Sagar Dam is the largest earthen dam (dam make of massive rocks, stones, boulders and mud) in India. The dam is constructed across the River Karamanathodu (a tributary to River Kabini) to meet the irrigation and drinking needs of the surrounding areas. The location of the dam with a picturesque background makes Banasura Sagar Dam a visual treat. Banasura Sagar Dam is located at […]

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Phantom Rock

Phantom Rock

Phantom Rock is a natural rock site nestled in the Western Ghats. The rock stands out as it is located at a height. The uniqueness of this rock is the shape of the rock that looks like the face of Phantom, and hence the name Phantom Rock. The shape of the rock is natural, and is naturally placed over a bigger boulder that is located […]

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Soochippara Falls

Soochippara Falls

Soochippara Falls is one of the prime attractions of Wayanad. This grand waterfall is formed as water cascades down 200m / 650ft in the middle of thick forest! This is second highest waterfall in Wayanad and is surrounded by high hills full of evergreen trees on all sides. The water touches down a valley, after which the water finds its way between high hills to join […]

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Karalad Lake

Karalad Lake

Karalad Lake is the second largest lake in Wayanad. The lake has calm waters spread across 7 acres and is surrounded by bamboo groves and thick evergreen trees. Boating is also available at Karalad lake, and it is great to spend some time boating in the quiet and peaceful location. Karalad Lake is not as famous as Pookode Lake, and hence, usually, this lake does not […]

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Pookode Lake

Pookode Lake

Pookode Lake is a picturesque fresh water lake located between the evergreen forests of Wayanad. The lake is spread over 13 acres and has a depth ranging from 5 to 40 meters. The calm and peaceful environment around the lake is sure going to leave you mesmerized. The greenery surrounding the lake is reflected on the water, and you will just see greenery all around! Boating […]

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Lakkidi View Point

Lakkidi View Point

Lakkidi View Point is the gateway to Wayanad when you enter from Calicut/Kozhikode. A huge arch welcomes you to Wayanad here, and next to the arch, there is a nicely paved footpath, which offers a birds’ eye view of the amazing ghat road to/from Calicut called ‘Thamarassery Churam’. The narrow ghat road has thick forests on both sides that is home to several animal and […]

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Chain Tree

Chain Tree

Wondering how the words chain and tree came together to find a way to this site? The first time when I heard about “Chain Tree”, I wondered what could it be. Apparently, this is a common fig tree on which a thick and strong chain is tied. The tree is located very next to the highway that leads you to Calicut (from Wayanad) and is […]

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Wayanad

Wayanad

Wayanad is a district in North Kerala and is blessed with many natural beauties. Nestled in the Western Ghats, Wayanad is home to many waterfalls, wildlife sanctuaries, natural lakes, bird sanctuaries, the list is endless. Places to Visit   Edakkal Caves Phantom Rock Soochippara Falls  Chain Tree Banasura Sagar Dam Pookode Lake Lakkidi View Point Tholpetty Wildlife Sanctuary Muthunga Wildlife Sancturay (coming soon) Karalad Lake […]

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