You ask me why I dwell in the green mountain;
I smile and make no reply for my heart is free of care.
As the peach-blossom flows downstream and is gone into the unknown,
I have a world apart that is not among men.
Li Bai – Green Mountain
Explore Trekking at Chembra Peak
A perfect retreat for nature lovers, Chembra Peak offers a unique view of the hills amidst tea plantations. This highest peak of Wayanad holds a quaint surprise in the form of a heart-shaped lake, which can be discovered en route your hike. The steep climb consists of mostly of stones and mud, yet, the view of the cloud covered peaks and the thick terrains make for a great experience.
Explore Scenic Views at Lakkidi View Point
The viewpoint at Lakkidi attract travellers from across the globe. The beautiful cloud cover coupled with the misty peaks are nothing short of a miracle to witness. This is undoubtedly Wayanad’s beauty at its best and makes for one of best things to do in Wayanad.
Explore Wildlife at Muthanga Wildlife Sanctuary
The short drive through the Muthanga Wildlife Sanctuary will bring you up close and personal with the enchanting wild side of life. You can witness elephants and beautiful deer while driving through the forest. Soak in the beauty of nature and be ready to witness a miracle.
Explore Nature at Soochipara Falls
This three-tiered waterfall is a visual bliss in Wayanad, for it is surrounded by evergreen, deciduous forests. The road leading to this exquisite location greets you with an amazing view of some of the best tea estates in Wayanad. Dip your feet in the cool waters, or take a serene dip at the pool at the foot of the waterfall for a refreshing experience, amidst all the things to do in Wayanad.
Explore History at Edakkal Caves
The historical caves of Edakkal is a true mystery, given that most rock engravings have still not been decoded by modern-day archaeologists and historians. The hike up to the cave takes you through beautiful lush-green surroundings through winding roads. Stop to witness the charms of nature, for the feeling of enchantment at the top is absolutely incredible.
Explore Peace at Banasura Sagar Dam
The largest earth dam in India, Banasura Sagar Dam lies in the region of Kalpetta in Wayanad. Surrounded by lush green landscapes and dotted trees, the backdrop of this pristine view is a visual treat. Trek to the dark forests of the Banasura peak or sit by the calm waters. One of the best things to do in Wayanad, this experience allows you to soak in the gift of nature.
Explore Bamboo Rafting at Kuruva Island
Experience the best of nature in the Kuruvadeep island of Wayanad. A drive to this isolated island takes you along the River Kabini where a serene bamboo raft awaits you. Hitch a ride and witness the beauty of nature that surrounds you.
Explore Heritage at Thirunelli Temple
An ancient temple dedicated to Lord Shiva, the Thirunelli Temple lies at an altitude of 900m and is surrounded by the beautiful forests and majestic mountains. Travellers can also visit a mountain spring called Papanasini and embark on a short trek to Pakshipathalam, located 10 km from the temple.
Explore Boating at Pookode Lake
The pristine lake of Pookode is nestled between the Western Ghats and evergreen forest cover. Spend an evening with your loved ones here with experiencing boating at this destination. Let time slow down as you are transported to a wonderland of experiences.
With these exciting things to do in Wayanad, your next trip to this beautiful hill station has a new checklist of experiences.
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