Wayanad - land of Paddy fields aka Wayal Nadu - the green paradise is nestled among the mountain of the Western Ghats. Known for its enchanting scenery, Wayanad is one of the most mesmerising tourist destinations in Kerala. There are thundering waterfalls, lush greenery, verdant meadows and a number of exotic homestays that lets you have a vacation not to be forgotten any time soon. From historic artefacts to the most mesmerising creations of nature, Wayanad is a splendid destination that one must check off from their bucket list as soon as possible. There are many natural offerings that lets you appreciate the tranquilizing ambience. There are also many places associated with legends, myths and religious folklore that incites spiritualism. Wayanad is blessed with a pleasant climate throughout the year that makes the vacation impeccable.
What is included in the tour
Accommodation on SGL/DBL Sharing basis
Meal Plan as mentioned (differ based on the package you choose)
Transport services by Sedan (upto 4pax) & Innova (upto 6pax) & Tempo Traveller (upto 14pax)
Parking, Toll Charges
What is NOT included in the tour
- Airfare & Train Fare Charges
- Vehicle is not on disposal basis & will be as per the given itinerary.
- Any kind of personal expenses, extra meals, starters & Drinks(Alcoholic, Mineral, Aerated etc)
- Park / Factory entrance fees, Boating Charges, Trekking Charges
- Tips, Insurance, Laundry, Phone Calls, Guide Fee & Camera Fee
- Anything not mentioned in the inclusions above
Day 01: Arrive Calicut
Arrive Calicut Airport or Railway Station - meet & greet by our driver. Later transfer to your Resort or Hotel @ Wayanad (90kms/2.5hrs)
The weather is pleasant throughout the year and it is one of the places with highest rainfall in South India. Upon arrival check in to the hotel .
Later in the day visit Pookod Lake & Suchipara Water falls.
Over night stay in Wayanad.
Day 02: Full Day Wayanad Sightseeing
After leisure breakfast, set to explore Wayanad - visit Edakkal Caves, Heritage Museum & Tholpetty Wild Life Sanctuary.
Tholpetty Wild Life Sanctuary - is a part of the UNESCO’s Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve. Open to wildlife jeep safari twice a day (7am to 10am & 2pm to 5pm), you are bound to spot various animals like elephant herds, deers, big cats, panthers, tigers, langurs, bonnet macaques, bison, sambar deer, malabar squirrels, bears, the rare Slender Loris and bird species in their natural habitat during the 1.5-2 hour journey. Plantations of teak, eucalyptus, silver oak and rosewood cover about one third of the sanctuary.
Edakkal Caves which literally means a stone in between. The caves are famous for its pictorial paintings (cave paintings) which are considered to be of 6000 BC. You can sight carvings of human, animal figures & objects used by humans, on the walls of the caves. These carvings give great evidence for a highly civilised society who lived in the pre-historic age. Edakkal caves have drawn great attention of archeologists & historians worldwide. The Phantom Rock is a beautiful archeological site known for its skull shaped rock, which is unique in its own way. This piece of natural art which has a skull shaped rock over a small boulder is formed out of huge metamorphic rocks.
Ambalavayal Heritage Museum. The museum has the largest collections of the remnants of an era dating back to the 2nd Century. These are evidences of an advanced civilization that existed in the mountains of Wayanad. Return to hotel in the evening.
Overnight stay at Wayanad hotel.
Day 03: Banasura Sagar Dam Visit & Drop
Post breakfast, Checkout from the hotel & visit Banasura Sagar Dam, it is reckoned as the largest earth dam in India & the second largest of its kind in Asia. The dam is made up of massive stacks of stones & boulders. The vast expanse of the crystal clear water of the dam dotted with small islands is a photographer’s delight. Enjoy nature walk and speed boat rides (on direct payment basis).
Later transfer to Calicut Railway Station or Airport & Drop.