Ecotourism in Wayanad
The Western Ghats of Wayanad with its tropical forests & wild life is the best place of Ecotourism. In fact Wayanad is Ecotourism spot of Kerala. Besides the scenic beauty of Wayanad hill station, ecotourism activites is the main attraction of wayanad. Moreover Wayanad offers Recreational tourism, Adventure tourism, Heritage tourism, Historic tourism, Pilgrim tourism, Monsoon tourism etc.
Muthanga and Tholpetty forests in the Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary are the foremost and targeted ecotourism destinations in Wayanad. The main tourist destinations of wayanad are Kuruva island (Kuruva Dweep), Banasura sagar Dam, Karapuzha Dam, Pookot Lake, Karalad Lake, Neelimala View Point, Sunrise Valley, Sentinal Rock Waterfalls, Kanthan Para Waterfalls, Pazhassi Park, Pazhassi Tourist Resort, Lakkidi Ghat Pass etc.The main adventure Tourism spots are Chembra peak, Pakshipathalam, Meenmutty Waterfalls etc. Heritage trails include Wayanad Heritage Museum, Muniyara, Chain Tree, Pazhassi Raja’s Tomb, Uravu etc. Heritage tourism sites include Edakkal Caves, Pazhassi Memorial, Jain Temples at Panamaram, Sulthan Bathery Jain Temple, etc. hirunelly Temple attracts a lot of pilgrims. Thrissilery Shiva Temple, Seetha-Lava-Kusha Temple, Valliyoorkav Temple, Puliyar Mala Jain Temple, Pallikunnu Church, Varambetta Mosque etc are other main pilgrim centres.
If you plan a package on Ecotourism point of view, a 1 day stay in Thirunelli and 2 days stay in Sulthan batheri or Kalpatta will be a good option. Tripenticer Wayanad holidays professionally designed a 3 days program , we think the best suitable one.
Day 01:- We can start with Tholpetty wild life sanctury, it is a program of 90 minites- starts at 7 am . Jeep safari , Followed by a darshen in Thirunelli temple optional. The next ecotourism spot is Pakshipathalam birds sanctury. , it will take a 4 hours minimum- 7 Kms trekking. Pazhsi raja tom is another place of intrest here
Followed by a Banasura Dam visit. . The last boating time is 3.30 pm & guests can visit dam till 5.30 pm, back to the resort. Check in at resort in Sulthan batheri or Kalpatta
Day 02:- Exolre Muthangha wild life sanctury, starts at 7 am, 1 hour programme. , Move to Edakkal caves via Karappuzha Dam, followed by Soochippara water falls & Pookode lake, Chain tree, Sunset at Thamerassery Churam, back to resort
Day 03 :- 7 am - Visit to Chembra peak - we have to walk 3 kms to reach there. There is a lake on the top of it, while coming back, move to Kathanpara water falls with a natural Swimming pool. It will take 5 hours for the excursion. Visit Sunrisevalley view point, evening explore the town
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Banasura Dam- 21 km from Kalpetta
Soochippara waterfalls- 23 kms away
Edakkal caves -10 km from Sulthan Bathery
Kurva islands- 15 kms east
of Manathvady/58 kms
north of Sulthan bathery
Lakkadi - 55 kms east of kozhikode/
5 kms south of vythiri
Pookode lake- 15 km away from Kalpatta
Tholpetty wild sanctury -20 km east
Chembra Peak -18 km west of Kalpetta
Meenmutty waterfalls-29 kms from Kalpetta
Muthanga Wild sanctury-17 km from
Neaest airport - Kozhikode(Calicut) , Nearest Railway Station - Kozhikode(Calicut) -Kalpatta -72 Kms, manathavadi- 90 Kms,
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