Things to do in Wayanad

    Things to do in Wayanad

    Things to do in Wayanad Experiences by Groowynd Holidays would be a great experience for our guests to cherish, owing to our strong presence in Wayanad. Groowynd Holidays India Pvt Ltd has an enthusiastic team in Wayanad, who ensures that all the little details of the tour is taken care. Do not miss the following Things to do in Wayanad if you are coming to Wayanad to have a true experience of the destination:

    1. Hiking of Edakkal Caves

    Hiking to Edakkal caves is a semi hard trekking of almost 1 km one way. The caves, 12 km from Sulthan Bathery town, is one of the major tourist attractions in Wayanad. The spectacular view from the top, the unique landscape, local delicacies on the way will help you keep going. The cave showcases some pre-historic engravings of human and animal figures, tools used by humans and symbols. Best time to visit is during September to Apr, especially during morning hours. Not suggested for senior citizens and small kids.

    2. Trekking of Chembra Peak

    Trekking of Chembra Peak is one of the best “ things to do in Wayanad “, if you are looking for the best trekking experiences of South India. The view from the top is amazing. It is a hard trekking for more than half a day.

    3. Adventure Activities at Karalad Lake

    The latest introduction of DTPC in Wayanad Tourism is the special activities at Karalad Lake. Karalad is very close to Banasura Sagar Dam. Zipline, Kayaking, Rock Climbing, Pedal/Row boats are available.

    4. Wildlife Safari at Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary

    Wayanad has two wildlife sanctuaries viz Muthanga and Tholpetty. Both places have wildlife safari in the morning and afternoon. Try to be an early bird to ensure availability of tickets as the vehicles are limited.

    5. Speed Boating in Banasura Sagar Dam

    Speed boat is one of the experiences available in Wayanad, which is not seen in other hill stations. Banasura Sagar dam is the largest earth dam in India. Water level depends upon the season.

    6. Soft Trekking of Kuruva Island

    Kuruva Islands is a chain of islands, which has access through country made raft. The soft trek in the islands would be really refreshing. Splash in the river and great place to unwind.

    7. Visit Top Restaurants in Wayanad

    Wayanad is famous for some of the top restaurants of Kerala. Jubilee Restaurant, Wilton Restaurant, Hotel Mint Flower (all in Sulthan Bathery) and The Bungalow Restaurant (Kalpetta) to name a few.

    8. Plantation Tour in Wayanad

    Plantation Tour is not generally undertaken as a part of sightseeing tours. If the traveler is interested to see coffee, pepper and other spices plantations they may opt for the tour. You also have the opportunity to take part in the harvest/planting process, if intimated in advance.

    9. Traditional Kerala Food in Plantain Leaf

    Homely food serviced in plantain leaf – the traditional Kerala style, is one of the experiences you may not find elsewhere. Places may not be hi-fi, but you will truly appreciate the delicacies served with customary way.

    10. Luxury Stay in Wayanad Resort

    Staying in some of the resorts in Wayanad would be an experience in itself. Vythiri Resort, Vythiri Village, Wayanad Silverwoods are to name a few. These resorts have distinctive category of rooms to provide you a unique experience during your stay in Wayanad.

    11. Tree House stay in Wayanad

    Treehouse stay in Wayanad is one of the most sought after experiences in Wayanad, especially for young couple. Wayanad Tree House stays are available in Standard, Deluxe, Deluxe Plus, Premum and Luxury categories.

    Contact us on info@groowynd.com to book one of these “ Things to do in Wayanad “ or to have a combination of these experiences. Click Details of Places to Visit in Wayanad to know about all sightseeing places

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    Windflower Coorg Wayanad Bandipur Package

    Windflower Coorg Wayanad Bandipur Package for 6 Days features a combination of unique destinations and some of the best luxury resorts owned by Windflower Resorts and Spa. Windflower Resorts & Spa has luxury resorts at all these destinations of Coorg, Wayanad & Bandipur that boasts of tastefully designed resorts in varied settings ranging from a reserve forest to a tea and a coffee estate resort. Each resort offers a unique partnership with nature and its surroundings and also ensures you are offered the best-in-class service across all the resorts. Additional, we at Groowynd Holidays can customize these packages for you to include game drives / safaris at the Bandipur wildlife sanctuary, Nagarhole and Wayanad Wildlife sanctuaries. Also sightseeing can be planned at these destinations to include visit to prominent tourist spots in Coorg and Wayanad, the two prominent hill stations of South India.  We can provide you an exclusive cab and driver to take you around these places including your Airport/Station transfers. Tourist places in  Coorg or Wayanad will be covered as per the itinerary provided. Both Coorg and Wayanad have many attractions to visit such as view points, waterfalls, natural lakes, wildlife sanctuaries, chain of islands etc. You would be staying 2 Nights each at Coorg and Wayanad and 1 Night at Bandipur on the Windflower Coorg Wayanad Bandipur package.

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    Club Mahindra Coorg Package

    The Club Mahindra Coorg package (Madikeri or Virajpet) gives you an amazing opportunity to enjoy the facilities and services of any Club Mahindra property. Madikeri is a coffee plantation hill station and the capital of Coorg. Madikeri has been blessed with natural beauty ranging from mountains, plantations, paddy fields, water bodies etc. Club Mahindra Madikeri is built in a coffee plantation area, featuring a lot of in-house facilities and two swimming pools. Club Mahindra Virajpet is around 35 km from Madikeri. This Club Mahindra property is also placed in a Coffee Plantation region of Coorg, which ensures the guests have a comfortable stay in the lap of nature. The property at Virajpet also offers an array of activities and games within the resort.

    Club Mahindra Coorg Package: 2 Nights & 3 Days

    Guests can be picked up from any of the nearby cities. Mangalore (Mangaluru) is the nearest Airport to Club Mahindra Coorg. Pick up/drop can be organized from Mangalore, Kozhikode (Calicut), Mysore or Bangalore. A visit to Coorg tourist places can be covered in 3 Days. You may also consider nearby tourist destinations like Wayanad (2 Nights), Mysuru (1 Night), Kabini (1 Night) or Bekal/Kannur (1 Night).

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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).

     

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