19 attractions you should visit in Wayanad - With photos & details

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Top 19 attractions to explore in Wayanad

Ancient caves and carvings, tea plantations, cool climate.

Ambalavayal Heritage MuseumAmbalavayal, Kerala 673593, India
Museums

One of the largest collection of artefacts in Kerala is housed in the museum.

Ancient Jain TempleBangalore-Calicut Highway, Sultan Bathery, Kerala 673592, India
Jain Temples

The ancient Jain Temple made entirely of granite.

Banasura Sagar DamDam Road, Vasudeva Edom, Pozhuthana PO, Wayanad, Kerala 670731, India
Parks
Dams
Boating Spots

Banasura Sagar dam which impounds the Karamanathodu tributary of the Kabani river is a part of the Indian Banasura Sagar project consisting of a dam and a canal project started in 1979.

Chembra PeakChembra, Kerala 673586
Lake/ River/ Ponds
1 Day Treks
Mountain Peaks

Explore the beauty of Western Ghats, and Hridayathadakam (Heart Lake) by hiking the tallest peak of Wayanad.

Chethalayam WaterfallsChethalayam, Kidanganad, Kerala 673592, India
Waterfalls
1 Day Treks
Forests

A seasonal waterfall deep inside the forests of Wayanad.

Edakkal CavesWayanad, Nenmeni, Kerala 673595, India
Viewpoints
Caves
1 Day Treks

Over 7,000 year old cave with stone age carvings in the walls.

Kanthanpara WaterfallsMeppadi, Kerala 673577, India
Waterfalls
Off-road Spots
Plantations

The 30 meters high, two tiered waterfall sandwiched between tea plantations.

Karlad LakeKarlad Lake, Kerala 673575
Lake/ River/ Ponds
1 Day Treks
Zipline Spots

A scenic lake in Wayanad with options of adventure activities.

KuruvadweepKuruvadweep, Kerala 673579
Lake/ River/ Ponds
Islands

Group of islets in the Kabini River covered in evergreen forest with rich flora and fauna.

Meenmutty waterfalls-WayanadPadinjarathara, Kerala 673122, India
Waterfalls
1 Day Treks

The tallest falls in Wayanad district, cascading through three stages at a height of 300 meters.

Muthanga Wildlife SanctuaryNational Highway 212, Muthanga, Kerala 673592, India
1 Day Treks
Forests
Wildlife Safari Spots

Muthanga Wildlife Sanctuary amazes the visitors with its rich fauna and an opportunity to come in close contact with some of the elusive creatures of the wild.

PakshipathalamPakshipathalam, Thirunelli Pakshipathalam Trek, Kurchi, Karnataka 571250, India
Caves
1 Day Treks
Mountain Peaks

Trek to to the caves that are home to birds and reptiles, where saints meditated years ago.

Panamaram Jain TemplePanamaram - Nadavayal - Kenichira - Bathery, Kerala 670721, India
Jain Temples
Plantations

Amidst coffee plantations and right on a the sides of a highway remains the ruins of a Jain Temple, one of the oldest in India.

Pazhassi Raja MuseumMananthavady, Kerala 670645, India
Tombs
Museums

The memorial of Pazhassi Raja, the lion of Kerala.

Pookode LakePookode Lake, Pookode, Kerala 673576
Lake/ River/ Ponds
Forests
Boating Spots

The fresh water lake in Wayanad, shaped like the map of India.

Soochipara WaterfallsWayanad, Kerala 673577, India
Waterfalls
1 Day Treks
Forests

Three tiered falls with its natural pools in its foot and a hike to explore its beauty.

Sunrise Valley ViewpointSunrise Valley Rd, Kerala 673581, India
Viewpoints

A viewpoint with mesmerising views of the misty Western Ghat Mountains covered in thick green forest.

Thirunelli Maha Vishnu TempleNorth Wayanad, Thirunelly Road, Thirunelly, Kerala 670646, India
Lake/ River/ Ponds
Hindu Temples
Forests

An ancient Vishnu Temple, a melting pot of myths and history.

ValliyoorkavuMananthavady Bypass Rd, Valliyoorkavu, Mananthavady, Kerala 670645, India
Hindu Temples
Forests
Temple Festivals

14 th century temple dedicated to goddess Durga, a favourite among the local tribes

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