Best Way 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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Mudumalai Bandipur Nagarhole Wayanad Tour

Mudumalai Bandipur Nagarhole Wayanad Tour, covers the Karnatka Wildlife Sanctuaries and Tamilnadu near Wayanad. The Mudumalai Wildlife Sanctuary (in Tamil Nadu) and Bandipur Tiger Reserve (in Karnataka) are connected, but are in different states. The tiger rich Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary has the largest population of tigers in Kerala (As per the census held in 2015, Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary houses 76 tigers against the total of 136 tigers found in Kerala). Nagarhole National Park (In Karnataka) is adjacent to Tholpetty Wildlife Sanctuary (A part of Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary) is another major Tiger Reserve in South India. It is estimated that the “Mudumalai-Bandipur-Nagarhole-Wayanad complex” preserves the world’s largest tiger population in a single region (570 tigers as per the 2015 census).  Wild animal sightings are mostly noticed in these sectors. For this tour itinerary, guests will start by visiting Ooty, one of the most famous hill stations of South India. Ooty features the Nilgiri Mountain Train, View Points, Botanical Garden, Lake and many other attractions. Further, you will visit the wildlife sanctuaries of Mudumalai and Masinagudi and travel to Wayanad, a non-commercialized hill station of Kerala. Wayanad is blessed with many sightseeing options like waterfalls, wildlife, lakes, view point, historical places and many more. Guests can be picked up from Bangalore, Mysore, Coimbatore or Calicut based on your convenience. Write to info@groowynd.com for Mudumalai Bandipur Nagarhole Wayanad Complex Tour organised by Groowynd Holidays or exclusive Wayanad Packages.

This tour for Wildlife Sanctuaries in Karnataka and Tamilnadu near Wayanad can be further customized to cover the below destinations:

  • Mudumalai and Bandipur National Parks Tour – 4 Nights & 5 Days
  • Ooty Mudumalai Tour Package – 3 Nights & 4 Days
  • Mudumalai Bandipur Nagarhole and Wayanad Wildlife Tour – 8 Nights & 9 Days

Mudumalai Bandipur Nagarhole Wayanad Tour : 5 Nights & 6 Days

Nagarhole/Kabini– 2 Nights | Bandipur – 1 Night | Wayanad – 2 Nights

 

Places to Visit in Bandipur National Park and Mudumalai :
  • Bandipur National Park (Jungle safari conducted by forest department in the morning and evening)
  • Thoppakadu Elephant Camp (experience being around elephants, feed them)
  • Mudumalai Wildlife (Jungle safari available)

 

Places to visit in Wayanad:
  • Edakkal Caves (Provides great view from top, famous for ancient inscriptions).
  • Jain Temple (Though near to Sulthan Bathery Town, it is a serene place).
  • Muthanga Wild Life Sanctuary (One of the famous wildlife safaris of Kerala).
  • Banasura Sagar Dam (The largest dam in India, speed boat facility available).
  • Lakkidi view point (Amazing view from the top of Valley and Ghats).
  • Chain Tree near Lakkidi (Story behind the ghat section road).
  • Jain Temple (One of the ancient Jain Temple of Kerala).
  • Pookot Lake (A fresh water lake in the valleys with pedal/row boat facilities).
  • Muthanga Wildlife Sanctuary (Jungle safari conducted by forest department in the morning and evening).
  • Kuruva Island ( A rich green island of Mangrove Forest bamboos, unpopulated sigh, best for soft trekking).

 

Places to visit in Nagarhole National Park:
  • Safari to Nagarhole National Park (Also known as Kabini Wildlife Sanctuary).
  • Stay in Luxury Resort in Kabini (There are many wonderful resorts on the bank of Kabini Backwaters).

 

Mudumalai Bandipur Nagarhole Wayanad Tour : Route

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Wayanad Honeymoon Packages

Wayanad honeymoon packages from Calicut, Bangalore, Chennai, Coimbatore and other destinations offered by Groowynd Holidays are a surreal experience of intimacy and companionship for honeymooners. Wayanad Honeymoon Resorts are known to be some of the best honeymoon resorts in Kerala and India, which boasts some of the best romantic resorts in India. Some of the best honeymoon resorts in Wayanad are:

where you would find the ambiance apt for your first outing together. Also, we do have packages that vary in prices/tariffs that feature Standard, Deluxe and Premium resorts with amazing hospitality. Wayanad Tree House honeymoon is one of the most sought after honeymoon package in Wayanad. If you are planning for a Luxury Wayanad honeymoon trip that celebrates love and the union of two people coming together for a lifetime, we feature some of best luxury resorts in Wayanad on this package. Some of the luxury Wayanad honeymoon packages are:

Wayanad Honeymoon Packages

Wayanad Wild Resort

Wayanad Honeymoon Packages

Vythiri Resort Pool Villa

Contact info@groowynd.com or Call us to know more options to choose from. Wayanad honeymoon packages can be arranged from Bangalore, Mysore, Coimbatore, Chennai, Trivandrum, Trichy and Calicut. Wayanad can easily be reached by road from Bangalore or Calicut. Nearest Airport to Wayanad Is Kozhikode (Calicut) International Airport (CCJ). Click How to Reach Wayanad to know more about the details of traveling to Wayanad.

There are many tourist destinations near Wayanad (covered within 3-4 h journey) such as Ooty, Coorg, Mysore, Kabini, Nagarhole etc., which can be combined with Wayanad. Visit Places to Visit near Wayanad to know about these places, which can be considered if you have more days to add on your Wayanad honeymoon packages by Groowynd.

 

Wayanad Honeymoon Packages: Specific Inclusions

  • Exclusive Cab for Pick Up/Drop and Entire sightseeing
  • Accommodation in chosen category of Resort
  • Candle Lit Dinner for one night at the place of Stay
  • Honeymoon Cake on arrival day
  • Simple Flower Arrangement on bed

 

Wayanad Honeymoon Packages: Places of Pick Up

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Bekal Coorg Wayanad Tour Package

Bekal Coorg Wayanad Tour Package – is an ideal honeymoon package that covers the best combination of beaches, backwaters, hill station and plantations. This itinerary takes you through the famous North Kerala beaches and backwaters in Bekal, a sleepy village in the Kasaragod district and the neighbouring hill stations of Wayanad, a land of plains and mountains and Coorg, a picturesque hill station in the South. Bekal is one of the main attractions of North Kerala. Bekal Fort, Beach and the Backwaters have always been a treat for tourists coming down to Northern Kerala.  Coorg, when compared to other popular hill stations in the South is more calm and relaxed and adds spice to your North Kerala and Karnataka trip. There are many tourist spots in Coorg such as Bhagamandala, Talakaveri (the birth place of Cauvery), Dubare elephant camp, Bylekuppe Golden Temple, Nagarhole National Park or Chelavara falls. Wayanad, on the other hand is a pristine hill station in Kerala, with a number of peaks offering magical views from the top. There are many attractions such as the Chembra Peak (the highest peak in Wayanad), Edakkal Caves, Karapuzha Dam, Pookote Lake and many other sites. Tourists can also indulge in many adventure activities such as Trekking, Zip-lining, Bamboo Rafting, Boating at different locations in Wayanad. Guest are picked up for this tour from Mangalore/Kozhikode Airport or Railway Station. On completion of the Bekal Coorg Wayanad Tour Package guests will be dropped to Calicut Airport or Railway Station. Pick up/drop points can be customized at Bangalore, Mysore, Coimbatore, Calicut, Mangalore etc. as per the client’s requirement.

Bekal Coorg Wayanad Tour Package : 5 Nights & 6 Days

Wayanad – 2 Nights | Coorg – 2 Nights | Bekal – 1 Night

Places to visit in Wayanad:
  • Edakkal Caves (Provides great view from top, famous for ancient inscriptions).
  • Jain Temple (Though near to Sulthan Bathery Town, it is a serene place).
  • Muthanga Wild Life Sanctuary (One of the famous wildlife safaris of Kerala).
  • Banasura Sagar Dam (The largest dam in India, speed boat facility available).
  • Lakkidi view point (Amazing view from the top of Valley and Ghats).
  • Chain Tree near Lakkidi (Story behind the ghat section road).
  • Jain Temple (One of the ancient Jain Temple of Kerala).
  • Pookot Lake (A fresh water lake in the valleys with pedal/row boat facilities).
  • Muthanga Wildlife Sanctuary (Jungle safari conducted by forest department in the morning and evening).
  • Kuruva Island ( A rich green island of Mangrove Forest bamboos, unpopulated sigh, best for soft trekking).

 

Places to visit in Bekal:
  • Bekal Fort ( Spread over 40 acres it is the largest and most beautiful fort in Kerala).
  • Bekal Beach ( Close to Bekal fort, an irresistible beach for Leisure).
  • Kappil Beach ( Clean and picturesque beach, wonderful place for sunset view).
  • Valiyaparamba Backwaters ( Serene backwaters of north Kerala, cruise in backwaters).

 

Places to visit in Coorg:
  • Abbey Falls (An incredible waterfall where the river Cauvery falls into the rocky laps from a elevation of 70 feet)
  • Raja’s Seat (Raja’s Seat, meaning the Seat of the King is an amazing view point)
  • Madikeri Fort (Built by Mudduraja in the last quarter of the 17th century)
  • Nisargadhama (Chain of islands spread in 64 acres island, reachable through a dangling bridge)
  • Golden Temple (Accommodating around 7000 Tibetan monks in and around, this beautiful architecture reflects the Tibetan Style of Architecture)
  • Dubare Elephant Camp (Dubare Forest is a natural island of about 11-12 acres with elephant camp, elephant rides available)

 

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