How to reach Wayanad

    How to Reach Wayanad

    How to reach Wayanad is a key question that many tourists search for. Wayanad as a destination is famous for its ancient ruins, enigmatic caves, exotic wildlife reserves, scenic beauty and adventure tourism. Yet many are not aware that it is a district the lies to the north-east part of Kerala state. This pristine hill station has not yet been commercially exploited like the other hill stations of South India and hence remains wrapped in the lush greenery of the Western Ghats. Two major towns of Wayanad district are: Kalpetta (District HQ) and SulthanBathery.

    Nearest Airport to Wayanad

    Nearest Airport to Wayanad is the Kozhikode International Airport, also known as Calicut International Airport(CCJ). Calicut Airport is located at a distance of 90 km from Kalpetta (Wayanad dist HQ),and is well connected with all major cities of India. The airport also receives many international flights from the Middle East.Mysore Airport (MYQ),is the next nearest airport to Wayanad, at a distance of approx. 115 km from Kalpetta. The Kempegowda International Airport, Bengaluru (BLR) or the Bangalore International Airport is at an approx. distance of 290 km from Kalpetta.

    Nearest Railway Station to Wayanad

    Kozhikode Railway Station (CLT) is the nearest railway station from Wayanad, at a distance of 80 km from Kalpetta (Dist HQ), Wayanad.The Mysore Railway Stationknown as Mysore Junction (MYS) is at a distance 140 km from Kalpetta. Tourists coming from Chennai have the option of reaching Calicut or Mysore and further move to Wayanad.

    How to reach Wayanad by Road

    Wayanad is well connected by road from Bangalore, Mysore, Calicut, Kannur, Mangalore, Coimbatore, Kochi, Ooty etc.  Reaching Wayanad by road from Calicut, Mysore and Ooty is very convenient. Kerala State Road Transport Corporation has services from Trivandrum, Ernakulam (Kochi/Cochin), Calicut (Kozhikode), Kottayam, Alleppey, Thrissur, Munnar, Mysore and Bangalore etc. Karnataka Road Transport Corporation  also has bus services plying to Wayanad. Buses from Bangalore/Mysore to Calicut/Eranakulamfollowing the route Mysore – Gundlupet - SulthanBathery – Kalpetta goes through Wayanad. There are also buses from Bangalore International Airport to Mysore, from where you can board the KSRTC buses to Wayanad. You can alight at SulthanBathery or Kalpetta depending upon the place of your accommodation. You may not find a place called Wayanad, if you search on various portals of bus, as there is no specific place by that name. The places you need to search on portals are SulthanBathery or Kalpetta.

    Luxury buses from Bangalore to Wayanad

    There are AC Volvo buses of Kerala, Karnataka and Private provider in Bangalore –Calicut route, which would enable you to get down at Kalpetta or SulthanBathery.  Ensure that you book the ticket well in advance for weekends and peak periods.

    Travel from Chennai to Wayanad

    Tourists coming from Chennai to Wayanad can be picked up from Mysore or Calicut. They can reach these places by Train or Road. Karnataka SRTC and private luxury buses ply from Chennai to Mysore/Calicut during night. Calicut is connected to Chennai by Flight as well.

    Travel from Trivandrum to Wayanad

    Tourists coming from Trivandrum to Wayanad can travel by overnight Volvo buses, which reache Wayanad in the morning (Kalpetta/SulthanBathery). Alternately, they can travel by train upto Calicut (2.5 h from Wayanad), where we can arrange pick up by cab. Trivandrum to Calicut Flight is available, though not daily.

    Travel from Hyderabad to Wayanad

    How to reach Wayanad from Hyderabad - Tourists coming from Hyderabad to Wayanad can travel by overnight Volvo bus, which reaches Wayanad in the morning (Kalpetta/SulthanBathery). Alternately, they can travel by Volvo bus upto Mysore, where we can arrange pick up by cab. If you would like to travel by train, Bangalore would be the option. Hyderabad to Calicut Flight is also available.

    Travel from Coimbatore to Wayanad

    Coimbatore to Wayanad is well connected by road, though there are no bus services currently. We do provide home pick up from Coimbatore for Wayanad Tour Packages.

    Travel from Goa to Wayanad

    If you are looking how to reach Wayanad from Goa, it is possible via Mysore or Calicut. Calicut (CLT) has direct trains from Goa, while Mysore to Goa volvo bus is available. Both Calicut and Mysore are 2.5 h journey from Wayanad. We provide pick up from both places.

    Travel from Mumbai to Wayanad

    Travel from Mumbai to Wayanad is possible via Mysore or Calicut. Mumbai to Calicut (CLT) trains are available and daily Flights from Mumbai to Calicut are there. Mumbai to Mysore Volvo buses are operated by Karnataka SRTC. Calicut and Mysore are 2.5 h journey from Wayanad.

    Cab Pick up for Wayanad Packages

    We do arrange exclusive cab pick up for Wayanad packages from following places:

    • Calicut
    • Mysore
    • Bangalore
    • Mangalore
    • Coimbatore
    • Kochi
    • Thrissur
    • Kannur

    Nearby Destinations to Wayanad

    Wayanad can be combined with Coorg (1-2 Nights), Mysore (1-2 Nights), Ooty (2 Nights), Bekal (2 Nights), Kannur (2 Nights). If you are looking for an extended trip, other Kerala destinations like Calicut, Thrissur, Munnar, Thekkady, Alleppey etc can be combined.

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    Kabini Tour Package with Wayanad

    4 Days Trip From Bangalore : Kabini Tour Package with Wayanad is a great tour option for wildlife and nature enthusiasts!! The Kabini River that borders the Nagarhole and Bandipur National Park is known for its wildlife and safari tours with almost assured wildlife sightings. An exquisite experience offered by our partner resorts on the banks of Kabini River could be another reason that will make you want to opt for this trip. Orange County Resort Kabini, Kaav Safari Lodge, Red Earth, The Serai are few of the amazing resorts to choose from. Kabini River Lodge, a Jungle Lodges & Resorts (JLR) property, a former hunting lodge is an another option, where you will want to come back again.

    Kabini Tour Package

    Kaav Safari Lodge Kabini

    Going on a Kabini wildlife safari along with a visit to Wayanad, a hill station located in North Kerala is a great combination for any nature/wildlife lover. Wayanad has lot of varied attractions like waterfalls, lakes, dams, view points, wildlife sanctuaries etc. Guests can be picked up from Bangalore, Mysore, Calicut, Kochi, Coimbatore or Mangalore for this Wayanad Kabini tour package. If you have an additional day to spare, Coorg or Mysore can also be included in this trip. Click on the link Mysore Kabini Coorg Wayanad Package to know more about the package that includes Mysore and Coorg as well. Drops also can be customized as per the guest requirement.

    4 Days Trip from Bangalore : Kabini Tour Package and Wayanad

    Places of Stay: Kabini – 1 Night | Wayanad – 2 Nights

     

    Wayanad Sightseeing:
    • Edakkal Caves (Provides great view from top, famous for inscriptions on the cave walls).
    • Jain Temple (Jain Temple at Sulthan Bathery).
    • Muthanga Wild Life Sanctuary (Wild Animal Sighting in Jungle safari conducted in morning and evening).
    • Banasura Sagar Dam (One of the famous places in Wayanad, being the biggest earth dam).
    • Lakkidi view point (From the top you can view the wonderful valley and ghat section).
    • Chain Tree near Lakkidi (Chain tree describes a story behind ghat section road).
    • Pookot Lake (Lake at the rendezvous of valley on three sides, boating available, nice place for family and couples).
    • Kuruva Island (Chain of Islands, cross over in raft, great place for unwinding).

     

    Places to Visit in Kabini:
    • Jungle Safari (one of the most sought after wildlife experiences in south India)
    • Coracle Ride in Kabini (offered by most of the resorts in Kabini)

     

    Kabini Tour Package and Wayanad: Tourist Map

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    2 Days Trip to Coorg

    Coorg Tourism Package: is a 2 days trip to Coorg offered by Groowynd Holidays, a Destination Expert for Coorg on TripAdvisor. If you are wondering ‘How to plan a Coorg trip’ or ‘What are the important places to visit in Coorg’, then you can let go of the worry and allow us to organize for you, a pleasant 2 days trip to Coorg. Guest will be picked up from Bangalore/Mysore and can proceed to Coorg for a memorable stay with family and friends. A Coorg tourism package also includes a trip to tourist places in Kushalnagar and Madikeri, which are the two major towns in Coorg. There are enough tourist places in Madikeri, that itself might require a Madikeri trip plan for 2 Days.

    Coorg (also known as Kodagu) is a coffee plantation hill station near Bangalore. Guest who would like to go on a Coorg trip from Bangalore by car can be picked up from the Bangalore Airport / Railway Station / their home or hotel doorstep in Bangalore. Alternatively, pickup can also be arranged from Mysore, Mangalore or Kozhikode (Calicut). For guests arriving at Mysore, the customized arrangements of a Mysore to Coorg cab transfers and sightseeing with a one night stay at a Coorg Resort/Homestay can be done, as needed. The distance from Mysore to Coorg is approx. 107 km and the journey time is well below 3 hours. Bangalore to Coorg distance is 243 km, covered in 5.5 hours. Mangalore and Calicut (Kozhikode) are 151 km and 167 km away from Coorg, respectively. If you are based out of Chennai and have been planning for a short trip to Coorg from Chennai, the nearest arrival or departure point is Mysore. There are no direct trains or buses available from Chennai to Coorg, but you can arrive at Mysore by train or a KSRTC bus playing on the route from Chennai to Mysore. For those who would like to go an extended holiday trip and have few more days to spare, one can surely include other South Indian tourist destinations such as Mysore, Wayanad, Kabini, Ooty, and Kodaikanal along with this Coorg Tourism Package. You may search for South India Tour Packages and itineraries by clicking on the hyperlink, for different available tour package combinations or write to us at info@groowynd.com for a customized trip to South India.

    Extended Coorg tourism packages are:

    Coorg Tourism Package: 2 Days Trip to Coorg

    Sightseeing Places in Coorg:
    • Abbey Falls (Waterfall of Karnataka, close from Madikeri, elevation of 70 feet,  provides a great view from hanging bridge ).
    • Raja’s Seat (Raja’s Seat means  – Seat of the King, View point near Madikeri, visit in evening).
    • Nisargadhama (Chain of islands, the best place for soft trekking, reachable through a dangling bridge).
    • Golden Temple (Also known as Namdroling Monastery, Monastery reflecting the Tibetan Style of Architecture, situated near Kushalnagar).
    • Dubare Elephant Camp (Watch Elephants very closely and give a bath to Elephant, elephant rides available).
    • Mandalpatti Drive (Mandalpatti trek would be a great experience for the evening, go to the top in an adventurous drive in a jeep).
    • River Rafting in Coorg (River rafting can be done in Coorg, if you are visiting in right season).
    Coorg Tourism Package

    Dubare Elephant Camp

    2 Days Trip to Coorg

    Golden Temple (Namdroling Monastery)

    Coorg Tourism Package : Places of Pick Up

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    Vythiri Resort Honeymoon Package

    Vythiri Resort Honeymoon Package : Probably, it is one of the most sought after honeymoon experiences in South India. The unique location of Vythiri Resort in the rain forest of Wayanad provides a wonderful theme for the newly married. Vythiri Resort is in Wayanad, a beautiful hill station of Kerala on the northern part.It would be a memorable time of being at one of the most famous resorts in Kerala and enjoying the natural beauty of Wayanad. Vythiri Resort is located in the rain forest of Wayanad and very close to the view point of Wayanad. It is close to 2 h journey from Calicut International Airport (CCJ) and 6.5 h from Bangalore.

    Vythiri Resort Honeymoon Package

    Vyrhiri Resort Pool Villa

    Vythiri Resort Honeymoon Package

    In our customized Vythiri Resort Honeymoon Package, the couple is picked up from their city of arrival or home. Pick up is available from Calicut, Bangalore, Mysore, Cochin, Mangalore, Coimbatore, Thrissur etc by exclusive cab. Guests dropped back home or at the place of departure, based on their convenience. Also, if you are arriving at Wayanad on your own by early morning, early morning pick up and fresh up can be arranged on prior request. If the guests are picked up from Bangalore to Vythiri Resort route covered will be Bangalore – Mysore – Gundlupete – Sulthan Bathery – Kalpetta – Vythiri. The drive through the forest after reaching Gundlupete enables you to have an opportunity for wildlife sighting. If picked up from Calicut, the journey through the ghat section would be amazing. Wayanad Sightseeing can be customized for 3 days, based on your taste. Wayanad has been blessed with natural beauty and has a right blend of trekking, leisure and nature.

    Vythiri Resort features 3 or 4 Nights honeymoon package in room categories viz Vythiri Haven, Honeymoon Villa, Pool Villa, Honeymoon Pool Villa. 1 Night in Luxury Tree House can be added in a Special honeymoon package. Vythiri Resort Honeymoon Package can be combined with Ibnii Coorg or Kaav Safari Lodge Kabini, which are in the same category. Or if you are looking for any other option in South India form Honeymoon, you may click South India Honeymoon Packages to see an array of Honeymoon Packages.

    Write to info@groowynd.com for best rates including Vythiri Package and Cab. Vythiri Resort Honeymoon Package without transportation also can be booked through us @ best rates. If you are looking for regular packages to other resorts/destinations of South India featured on our website, you may visit our page South India Tour Packages.

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