Wayanad- the hidden gem in Kerala

Unni Mohanadas Destinations 0

Wayanad is a region with human presence for last 7000 years. The Edakkal caves in Wayanad has Neolithic carvings which attracts large number of tourists. The cool climate, lush meadows, heart shaped lake, trekking trials, safaris etc has made Wayanad a must visit tourist destination in Kerala.

Location : Kerala, India

Destination type: Leisure destination

History of Wayanad

  1. According to historian Raghava Warrier the Edakkal caves indicates connections with Harappan civilization
  2. In ancient times this region was under Veda kings
  3. Recorded history of Wayanad starts from 10th century CE
  4. In 930 CE Erayappa of Ganga dynasty conquered Wayanad
  5. During 1774-1805, Wayanad was under Pazhassi Raja

Activities at Wayanad

  1. Trekk to see Neolithic carvings at Edakkal caves
  2. Visit Chembra peak and the heart shaped mountain there
  3. Travel in a bamboo raft to Kuruva Island
  4. Watch birds at Pakshipathalam
  5. Try out mountain biking

How to reach there


Nearest airport of Wayanad is Karipur international airport at Kozhikode and about 100 km from Wayanad . It has flight to:

  1. Delhi
  2. Mumbai
  3. Chennai
  4. Oman
  5. Kuwait etc


Nearest railway station to Wayanad is Kozhikode. From there regular direct train services towards:

  1. New Delhi
  2. Mumbai
  3. Goa
  4. Kochi
  5. Chennai etc


Winter months of November to March is the best time to visit Kuruvadweep

Season Average temperature
Winter season (November to March) 18°C to 31°C
Summer season (April to May) 20°C to 34°C


Nearby destinations within 100 kms distance

  1. Kozhikode 
  2. Edakkal caves
  3. Bandipur national park
  4. Gudulur
  5. Soochippara falls

#CRMfortouroperators #leadmanagerfortouroperators #itinerarybuildersoftware #Softwarefortouroperators #Tourbeetle #itinerarybuilder

#Indianhillstations #Kerala #Wayanad #howtoreachWayanad

#whattoseeatWayanad #keralahillstations #Indianeolithicsites #Keralatrekkingsites

Photo courtesy : By Karkiabhijeet – Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=49800527

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *