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Wayanad General Information
Area: 2132 square kms.
Population: 671195
Altitude: 700 - 2100 meters above sea level

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Wayanad is the famous hill station in Kerala. Wayanad is one of the district in Kerala that has been able to retains its pristine nature. Wayanad covers an area of 2132 square kms and situated at an altitude of 700 to 2100 meters

Wayanad Map, Map of Wayanad

above sea level. Wayanad is known for its picturesque mist-clad hill stations, sprawling spice plantations, luxuriant forests and rich cultural traditions. In Wayanad, the hills and valley extend endlessly into the horizon and the waterfalls, paddy fields, fresh green plantations of rubber, coffee, tea and pepper are in plenty. Lakkidi is the region in Wayanad, near Kalpetta which receives the second highest rainfall in the world. The gushing rivers and cascading waterfalls flows throughout the year. The weather is cool and pleasant at Wayanad throughout the year due to its altitude and can be visited at any time of the year.


Things to do in Wayanad
The tourists can do various things in Wayanad like forest trekking, bird watching, visit to tea, coffee, cardamom, rubber plantations, boating, angling, and visit to elephant training centre.

Tourist Attractions in Wayanad

Kuruva Island, Edakkal Caves, Wayand Wildlife Sanctuary, Begur Wildlife Sanctuary, Lakkidi, Pookot Lake, Chembra Peak and Thirunelly Temple are the main tourist attractions in Wayanad. Kalpetta, the administrative head of Wayanad, is surrounded by the fascinating places like the natural Pookot Lake and the Tusharagiri Hills. The Edakkal caves

Chembra Peak, Wayanad
offers a glimpse of the stone age paintings and inscriptions. The elephant training centre in the Muthunga Wildlife sanctuary is also an interesting place in Wayanad. The Kuruva Island is one of the several small islands in the region with a complex ecosystem of rare plants and birds. More....

How to reach Wayanad
By Air:

The nearest airport is located at Kozhikode, about 98 kms.

By Rail:

The nearest railway station is located at Kozhikode.

By Road:

Wayanad is well connected by road from Kozhikode, Kannur, Ooty and Mysore.


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