Uravu Wayanad is a non-government organization in Wayanad. It works in coordination with people, governments and businesses to implement programs for sustainable employment and income generation in rural areas. Established in 1996, is a non-profit trust, registered under the Indian Trusts Act. It promotes social enterprises based on value addition to local, natural resources, especially bamboo, the ‘green gold’. The organisation implements integrated, end-to-end programs in the bamboo sector. It include providing skill training in bamboo processing, establishing micro enterprises, marketing of bamboo handicraft, cultivation of bamboo and promotion of eco-tourism etc. It strives for empowering indigenous people like, marginalized social groups, especially the traditional artisans, women etc. Probably, the best place to buy your memento if you like some unique crafts made out of Bamboo.
No entry fee is applicable.
Open throughout the week from 0900 h to 1700 h expect Sunday and all national holidays.
Entry is generally closed by 1630 h.
Places to Visit near Uravu:
Karapuzha Dam, Soochipara Waterfalls, Chembra Peak, Pookot lake, Chain Tree and Lakkidi view point are the tourist attractions near Uravu.
Calicut to Uravu Wayanad Route: Calicut-Thamarassery-Vythiri-Kalpetta-Muttil(Tourn Right)- Uravu(Thrikaipetta). Calicut to Uravu distance is 84 km, covered in 2 h 30 min
Bangalore to Uravu Wayanad Route: Bangalore-Mysore- Sulthan Bathery- Meenangadi- Muttil(Tourn Left)- Uravu(Thrikaipetta). Bangalore to Uravu distance is 275 km, covered in 6 h .
Mysore to Uravu Route: Mysore- Sulthan Bathery- Meenangadi- Muttil(Tourn Left)- Uravu(Thrikaipetta) . Mysore to Uravu distance is 135 km, covered in 3 h.
Nearest Railway Station to Uravu is Kozhikode Railway Station (CLT), known as Calicut. Calicut Railway Station to Uravu distance is 84 km, covered in 2 h 30 min.
Mysore Railway Station to Uravu is 135 km, covered in 3 h .
Nearest airport to Uravu Wayanad is at Kozhikode (Calicut), known as Karipur International Airport (CCJ) at 98 km covered in 3h.
Bangalore Airport to Uravu Wayanad distance is 318 km, covered in 6h 45 min. It is presently known as Bengaluru Kempegowda International Airport (BLR).
How to reach Uravu in Wayanad
Uravu is located in Thrikkaipetta village in Wayanad district, Kerala state, South India.
From Kalpetta : Kalpetta-Muttil (Take Right)-Thrikkaipetta.
From Sulthan Batheri : Batheri-Meenagadi- Muttil (Take Left)-Thrikkaipetta
From Manthavadi : Manthavadi-Panamram- Kainatty (Take Left )- Muttil (Take Right)-Thrikkaipetta
Distance to Uravu
|From Place||Distance (in Km)|
|Sulthan Bathery||21 km|