Kerala has fascinated travellers since time immemorial with its natural bliss, undulated culture and treasured traditions. Our Awesome Wayanad offers a sneak-peak into this thin strip of wondrous Western Ghats in the tiny state of Kerala.
Wayanad, snuggled amidst the Western Ghats Mountains, is one of the fine hill stations of Kerala. Wayanad is a derivative term of the Vayal Nadu, where Vayal means Paddy fields and Nadu the land, comprising it to point out a land of paddy fields. Wayanad is plainly beautiful with mist clothed mountains, intense forests and rich green plantations. The forests of Wayanad are cosmic landmasses for natural world to enjoy their natural dwelling.
True to its name, the district of Wayanad is home to several crops and condiments like tea, coffee and cardamom. The luxuriant forests of Wayanad are characteristic of ancient ruins, interesting folklore, mysterious mountain caves, exotic wildlife and indigenous tribes. Its unique landscape, featuring hills, rocks and valleys, is a perfect setting for exciting adventures.
Day 01 - Arrival | Kochi/Bangalore/Calicut:
On your arrival at Kochi/Bangalore/Calicut airport or railway station, our representative will meet you to pick you up and transfer you to your hotel. In the afternoon, you may visit the Soochipara Falls, a three-tiered waterfall, popular with rock climbers and picnickers. You can spend your afternoon at this mesmerising place and relax as you watch the water cascade down with force.
Alternatively, you can visit Kuruva Dweep, an island surrounded by lush green forests. The island is known for its quiet ambience, and you can spend a relaxing afternoon here if you wish to escape the crowds. Dinner and overnight stay is at your hotel in Wayanad.
Day 02- Wayanad Sightseeing | Bamboo Craft Workshop:
Wake up to a delicious breakfast in the hotel and spend the day in local sightseeing in Wayanad and start with a 1hour trekking to the Chembra peak to view the incredible scenic beauty which is 2100 meters above sea level. There is a heart shaped lake at the top of the chembara peak.
You may also like to visit Edakkal caves which is situated on the top of Ambukkuthimala with a view of three states as well as the spot has many carvings of stone age. The site of the caves also offers activities like pedal boating and kayaking.
Other major attractions include Soojippara Waterfalls, one of the major spots in Wayanad, Muthanga Wildlife Sanctuary, Jain Temple, Kuruva Island etc.
An attractive alternative is visiting Bamboo Craft Workshop. By this activity, you will be taken on a tour of a bamboo workshop, so that you can interact with the local craftsmen, and understand the process of farming and processing of bamboos so as to create marvellous crafts out of them.
Return to your hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 03- Wayanad Sightseeing | Departure:
Today after breakfast, you may visit the beautiful Pookat Lake, a natural fresh-water lake, known for its resort which houses an aquarium and greenhouse. Boating and kayaking are the most suggested activities offered here. Proceed then to Pazhassiraja Museum & Art Gallery, (5 Km from the town) that displays megalithic relics, historic coins, murals and paintings by ancient artists of Kerala.
Check out at noon and get ready for your departure. Get transferred to Kochi/Bangalore/Calicut airport or railway station for your flight or train back home. Take with you the lifelong sweet memories of your awesome trip to the “God´s own Country”. Hope you had an unforgettable time with Taj and Malabar.
*For personalised packages with more or less days, please feel free to contact us directly.
|Your Tour Includes:|
|Accommodation in 4/5 Star hotels as per itinerary on twin /double sharing basis.|
|Complimentary daily buffet breakfast in hotels.|
|All arrival, departure, sightseeing as per itinerary by air conditioned vehicle.|
|English speaking driver.|
|All taxes, tolls, parking, driver bata and fuel charge.|
|Children below 5 years are free.|
|An individualised tour consultant with 24 x 7 availability.|
|Any meals and services other than those specified.|
Expenses of personal nature such as tips, telephone calls, laundry, liquor etc.
|International/Domestic airfare and visa.|
|Entrance fees and guides.|
Arranged on Request:
|Lunch/Dinner in your hotel.|
Entrance fees during sightseeing.
|Guides (English/your language).|
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