Welcome to Wayanad

About Wayanad

Being a local travel agent & tour operator and a destination expert (designated by TripAdvisor) for Wayanad, we would like to tell more about Wayanad. This district was formed on 01 Nov 1980 in the northern part of Kerala. It came into being by merging North Wayanad, which was a part of Cannanore district and South Wayanad, a part of Calicut district. Wayanad, the name is believed to be originated from ‘Vayal nadu’, which means ‘Paddy Fields’, Wayanad being plentiful with paddy fields then. Wayanad as a hill station abundant in greenery and joins the border of Karnataka and Tamil Nadu state. It is one of the non commercialized Tourist destinations of Kerala, rich in coffee, tea and pepper plantations. Wayanad is also rich in wildlife and is at an altitude of 700-2100 meters above MSL. The district HQ of Wayanad District is Kalpetta. Major towns of Wayanad are Sulthan Bathery, Kalpetta and Mananthavady.

Wayanad is the land of hills and spices, where nature’s beauty still remains untouched by the modernization. The gushing streams and rivers, the deep dense forests, the amazing wild life experience all adds to the beauty of the region. With a good count of sanctuaries in and around the region, Wayanad is an amazing adventurous tourist spot that captures every tourist. Named as the ‘Green Paradise’, this northern district of Kerala is unique since nature itself plays the role of an entertainer, amuser and captivator. Blessed with biodiversity, this land of mighty sky high mountains is an abode and sanctum for varied endangered and ferocious species of animals. The spice plantations not just capture the sight but fill the air with their aromatic essence. Being one of the few districts in Kerala where nature is still found intact, it abodes some of the oldest tribes, caves that reflect some prehistoric engravings dating back to the Mesolithic age. If you would like to know more abour Wayanad, you may write to us.

Where is Wayanad

Wayanad is 2.5 h drive from Kozhikode (also known as Calicut), 3 h drive from Mysore (also known as Mysuru), 6 h drive from Bangalore (also known as Bengaluru) and 8 h journey from Kochi (Cochin).

 

How to Reach Wayanad

Wayanad is very well connected by road from nearby cities like Calicut, in Kerala, Mysore in Karnataka and Ooty in Tamilnadu. All these cities are around 100 -120 km away from Wayanad..

Nearest Airport to Wayanad

Nearest Airport to Wayanad is Kozhikode International Airport (CCJ – also known as Calicut) around 100 km from Wayanad. Kempegowda International Airport, Bangalore is approximately 290 km from Wayanad covered in 7 h.

Nearest Railway Station to Wayanad

Calicut is the nearest Railway Station to Wayanad (Code CLT – also known as Kozhikode). Mysore (MYS) railway station is 3 h drive from Wayanad.

 

Accommodation in Wayanad

Hotels, Resorts, Homestays are available in various categories and are featured in our Wayanad Tour Packages. You can choose from Budget, Standard, Deluxe, Deluxe Plus, Premium and Luxury options that are available with us. You can mention your requirement in the 'Contact Us' section on this page if you require a customized tour package or or visit our section - Wayanad Tour Packages

Tree Houses in Wayanad

Tree Houses in Wayanad are available as Tree Houses (Houses built of trees) and Tree House Type Cottages. Wayanad Tour Packages promoted by Groowynd Holidays provide various Tree House options in Standard, Deluxe, Deluxe Plus, Premium and Luxury Categories. Write to us at info@groowynd.com to know more about about Wayanad and various Tree House Packages

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In the Orange County Resorts Package (Evolve Resorts at Coorg and Kabini), guests will be picked up by exclusive AC Cab from Airport/Railway Station/Hotel at Bangalore (Bengaluru), Mysore (Mysuru), Calicut (Kozhikode), Mangalore, Coimbatore or Cochin (Kochi).  You may also combine your stay of Orange County Coorg and Kabini with other luxury resorts at nearby destinations at Wayanad, Bandipur, Mysore, Bekal, or Ooty. Some of the prominent resorts you may consider at Wayanad are Vythiri Resort, Vythiri Village Resort and Wayanad Wild Resort by CGH Earth. In Bandipur, either The Serai or Windflower Resort and Spa could be added. In Bekal, Vivanta by Taj or The Lalit Resort is a couple of good options.

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Coorg and Wayanad Package

5 Days Trip from Bangalore : Coorg and Wayanad Packages From Bangalore for 4 Nights and 5 Days is a combination of two neighboring plantation hill stations of Kerala and Karnataka. You will have a great variety to experience in terms of culture, cuisines, and sightseeing. Both the destinations are bestowed with plenty of greenery and wildlife. Some of the famous wildlife sanctuaries and tiger reserves of South India are featured in this 5 Days Coorg and Wayanad Packages from Bangalore. Sighting of wild animals like elephant, bison, and deer etc are very common at these places. There also have been sightings of tigers and leopards in some instances. If you are looking for an unwinding experience from your busy schedule, this sure is one of the packages you should look for. Mesmerizing coffee plantations of Coorg and amazing tea plantations in Wayanad will refresh your mood on this holiday trip. Guests can be picked up from Bangalore, Mangalore, Kozhikode or Mysore by an exclusive cab. Entire sightseeing will be done using the same cab and driver. You may also choose from various categories of stay featured in our packages. There are multiple options – economy, budget, deluxe and premium packages in resorts, hotels, and homestays. Treehouse stay and Plantation stays can also be arranged in this 5 days trip from Bangalore. Write to us at info@groowynd.com for customizing your holiday package. We also have Wayanad and Coorg Tour Package with honeymoon inclusions as well. Mysore Coorg Wayanad Packages can also be done, if you have few additional days to spare. If you are looking for packages for other South Indian destinations do visit our page South India Tour Packages.

5 Days Trip from Bangalore : Coorg and Wayanad Package

Places of stay: Wayanad – 2 Nights | Coorg – 2 Nights

 

Coorg and Wayanad Packages from Chennai

If you are looking for Coorg and Wayanad tour packages from Chennai, you can arrive at Mysore by KSRTC, and we will pick you up on arrival. You can alternately, travel by train from Chennai to Mysore. Traveling to Coorg from Mysore and Wayanad to Mysore is very convenient.

 

Places to visit in Wayanad:
  • Edakkal Caves (The cave is a cleft between rock, known for ancient inscriptions on the wall, great view from top).
  • Jain Temple Sulthan Bathery (very close to the highway, ancient Jain Temple).
  • Wild Life Sanctuary Muthanga  (Jungle safari available in the morning and evening, animal sighting opportunity).
  • Banasura Sagar Dam (known as the biggest of its kind in India, speed boat and row boating available).
  • Lakkidi view point (Breath taking view from the top of ghat section, best viewed in evenings).
  • Pookot Lake (wonderful view of greenery all around, boating facility available, perfect for unwinding).
  • Kuruva Island (Chain of islands, good for soft trekking and splash, cross over in a raft).
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Places to visit in Coorg:
  • Abbey Falls (Famous waterfall of Karnataka, close to Madikeri).
  • Raja’s Seat (Raja’s Seat wonderful place for evening provides amazing view of the valley)
  • Nisargadhama (Chain of islands near Kushalnagar, good place for soft trek).
  • Golden Temple (Tibetan monastery in Kushalnagar, accommodating around 7000 Tibetan monks, reflects the Tibetan Type of Architecture).
  • Dubare Elephant Camp (Experience elephant very closely, give bath to elephant, good place for children and family).

 

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Windflower Resort Vythiri Package

The Windflower Resort Wayanad Package – 3 Days : It is one of the Best Resorts in Vythiri Area located in a 25 acre coffee and tea plantation. Windflower Resort and Spa features spacious and well appointed Villas and suites. The construction has a Kerala themed Architecture. Windflower would be a great experience for honeymoon couple as the resort has a wonderful ambiance and one of the Best resorts in Vythiri. Windflower is very closely located to View Point of ghat section and the famous Pookot lake. Wayanad sightseeing is customized based on the taste of and convenience of the honeymoon couple. They can indulge in plantation tour and other facilities at the resort and be at leisure or visit places of their interest!!.

Windflower Resort Wayanad Package : Customized

In the Windflower Resort Wayanad Package, Resort in Vythiri Area, the guests will be picked up by exclusive AC Sedan Cab from Bangalore, Mysore, Calicut, Mangalore, Coimbatore or Cochin by Groowynd cab. Groowynd Holidays is a TripAdvisor featured destination expert for many south Indian destinations and we have a strong local presence, which enables us to provide local guidance and necessary support for our guests. Wayanad Tourist Places can be covered in a span of  3 days. If you would like to cover the places in a relaxed manner, 4 days are suggested. If you have more number of days, you may also combine the package with Windflower Resort at Coorg, Mysore, Bandipur or other luxury resorts at nearby destinations Coorg, Bandipur, Mysore, Bekal, Ooty etc.

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