Pookode Lake Wayanad is a naturally formed lake at the tryst of three hill bases, but at an altitude of 800 meter above sea level, is undoubtedly a visual treat. Nestled among mountains with dense forest, that line along the trail around tranquil water which embellish with mesmerizing array of blue Lotus and waterLilies together. A stroll on the path around the lake through the shadows of lush green trees will be truly relaxing. Spread over lavishly in 8.5 hectare, it provides you ample boating experience with both pedal and row options. A well equipped Children’s Park and Aquarium (Under Fisheries dept) are added attractions for families.
Entry Fee at Pookode lake Wayanad:
Adults : Rs 20
Students/Children : Rs 10
Still Camera : Rs 30
This fresh water lake is so close to Vythiri which is the main hub of tourism in Wayanad. Easy access from the highway is a great advantage and you don’t have to walk as well for entering Pookode Lake (Also known as Pookot Lake). It is one of the Places to Visit in Wayanad which is equally good for visitors of all ages. You have opportunity of Pedal Boat and Row Boat and also can opt of rowing the boat on your own. Try to arrive before 4 PM to ensure that you get the opportunity for boating. It is one of the most popular /visited tourist places of Wayanad.
Timings of Pookode :
The Lake is open throughout the week from 0900 h to 1700 h.
Entry is generally closed by 1630 h.
The Lake can be visited throughout the year.
Places to Visit near Pookode :
Chain Tree, Lakkidi View Point, Bansura Sagar dam are the nearest tourist attractions. These sightseeing places can be combined with Pookode Lake in Wayanad Sightseeing Day Tour.