Explore Wayanad in Kerala

Tucked in the western ghats of Kerala is the beautiful land of Wayanad. Away from the bustling buildings and crowded cities, this district is a true tourist attraction spot. 

A serene place with multiple magnificent sites to see, numerous activities to engage in, and abundant local cuisines to try, your trip to Kerala must involve a visit to Wayanad.

There’s so much to explore in this land, so much to learn, so much to see, it’s bound to confuse the visitor. So to help you plan the best Kerala trip package, Nitsa Holidays creatively crafts a personalized plan for you. We can guarantee that you will get a taste of heaven on your trip. 

History of Wayanad

Wayanad was controlled by Hindu Rajas of the Veda Dynasty, Tipu Sultan of the Mughal Dynasty, and British Colonizers at some point in history. This has been the reason behind a multicultural hub that now boasts a diverse population and a beautiful land of breathtaking mosques, churches, and temples existing harmoniously.

Tribal Communities 

Housing the largest number of tribes in the state, Wayanad proudly boasts a huge collection of cultural heritage, languages, and lifestyle traditions.

Places to Visit in Wayanad

Wayanad is a beautiful blend of man-made and natural wonders. Here’s Nitsa Holidays’ list of the best:

Pookode Lake-

A lake resembling the map of India is the visitor’s top choice. It is a perfect picnic spot with a freshwater aquarium, children’s park, and hypnotic views.

              Entry Fees: Rs. 10 - Rs. 300/person

              Visiting Hours: Daily 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Edakkal Caves-

This 8000-year-old archaeological treasure demonstrates the earliest evidence of human writing with engravings and drawings from the past. The trek to reach the caves is also adventurous and wholesome.

             Entry Fees: Rs. 20 - Rs. 40/person

             Visiting Hours: Daily 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Banasura Sagar Lake-

The scenic views to look at and the adventures to try to make this lake a tourist hotspot. Trekking, boating, zip lining, and horse riding are just a few of the many reasons to visit this place.

             Entry Fees: Rs. 10 - Rs. 400/person

             Visiting Hours: 6:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Kuruvadweep Island-

This untampered island with beautiful flora and fauna is a breath of fresh air that is attracting tourists from around the world. The remarkable landscape is a photographer’s paradise.

             Entry Fees: Rs. 100 - Rs. 200/person

             Visiting Hours: 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Culinary Delights of Wayanad

A contemporary fusion of colonial and Malabari styles of cooking, the food in Wayanad is delectable. Some of the iconic spots are 

Wilton Hotel and Restaurant 

1980 A Nostalgic Restaurant 

Jubilee Restaurant 

Places to Stay in Wayanad

Featuring the local cuisine and scenic views of the surrounding area are the accommodations of Wayanad. One can pick from a tent to a luxurious hotel and here are our top choices 

Glendale Holiday Homes

Le Coffee Resorts

Jungle Beats Resort

Best Time to Visit Wayanad 

October - April

The green paradise of Kerala, Wayanad is the heartthrob of the state and for all the right reasons. Book your tickets and pack your bags now!