Arrival & Departure Point: Kozhikode-CCJ (Calicut), Kerala, India
Duration: 2 nights & 3 days
Day 1: Wayanad
On arrival at Kozhikode (Calicut) Railway station/Airport transfer to Wayanad Hill Station, one of the most scenic places in Kerala which can still be called as a virgin landscape. Lofty peaks, gurgling waterfalls and luxuriant forests add magic to your journey up the winding roads to this hill station. On arrival check in to the hotel & spend your time as you wish. After dinner go for a 2 hours wildlife night Safari by jeep to spot some wild animals. Spend the night in the hotel with your delicious dinner.
Day 2: Sightseeing & Wildlife Safari
Before breakfast visit Tholpetty Wildlife Sanctuary it’s a 24 km ride inside the forest. This is a home to several animals like Indian tiger, bison, jungle cat and elephant. The lake inside sanctuary is the main source of drinking water for the animals. There is a watchtower in the sanctuary that provides beautiful views of the surroundings). After safari return to hotel for breakfast. Spend rest of the day by you may relax in the resort with own activities or you may go for a sightseeing in Wayanad. With your available time and interest you may chose some of following attractions in Wayanad below described, where you you can visit by car, trekking and by rafts.
The unique character of Wayanad with hills, rocks and valleys which contribute a lot for adventure tourism. Trekking to the Chembra peak is interesting if you are little adventure minded. Chembra peak is the highest peak in Wayand. Trekking to the top of this peak takes almost a day. Tourists can also stay one or two days at the top of the peak in temporary camps. You can enjoy the scenic beauty of Wayanad from the top of Chambra peak.
The breathtaking beauty of Edakkal cave is in the Ambukuthy Mountain. It is not a cave really, it is only a cleft about 96ft. long and 22ft wide in the rock. These are two natural rock formations believed to have been formed by a large split in a huge rock. This is considered to be one of the earliest centers of human habitation, where you can find ancient stone scripts, pictorial wall inscriptions of human and animal figures with peculiar head dresses, symbols and cave of human figures, wheels, bows, knives, trees and so on. Similar cave drawings, considered to be 7000 years old, are found only in the Alps mountains and a some rocky places in Africa. The carvings found in Edakkal caves seems to be of highly civilized people of pre-historic age which really inspires the archaeologists and historians to rewrite the history of Wayanad and Kerala as a whole.
The Kuruva island, 950 acres of ever green forest on the tributaries of Kabani River, is an uninhabited picnic spot, is away from the disturbances of city life. Rare species of birds, orchids and herbs are found here.
The gateway to Wayanad district of Kerala, Lakkidi is situated 700 m above mean sea level. Lofty peaks, gurgling streams and luxuriant forests add magic to the journey up the winding roads to this hill station. The bird’s eye view of from Lakkidi with its winding roads, are breathtaking.
Muthanga Wild Life Sanctuary:
Forests covering an area of 350 sq.kms form this sanctuary is the biggest abode of wild animals in Malabar region of Kerala. Elephant, spotted deer, bison, tiger, cheeta, wild bear, etc. are found in this sanctuary.
Brahmagiri hills of Wayanad offers a this challenging tourist spot for every adventure seeking tourist. Seventeen kilo meters trekking through wild forest is needed to reach this interesting spot. The caves, formed among the thick blocks of rocks at the northern top end of the Brahmagiri, are the abode of various birds and wild beasts.
It is a perennial fresh water lake, boarded with ever green mountains and lush evergreen forest. The lake has an area of 8.5 hectors and the maximum water depth is 6.5 metres. Kayaking, pedal and row boating, a freshwater aquarium, children’s park, a handicrafts and spices emporium are among the tourist facilities available here.
Soochippara waterfalls near Meppadi village is really a treasure of nature. It’s stretches ranging at places from 100 to 300 feet height is a treat to the eyes. The pool below here is suitable for water rafting, swimming, bathing etc. The tree top huts at Soochippara give an unique view of the valleys of the Western Ghats and the glimmering shallow waters of the surrounding springs. Sentinel Rock Waterfalls, Kanthanpara Waterfalls are other attractions in Wayanad.
Banasura sagar Dam:
Banasura, the the largest earth dam in India’s topography is such that many islands will be formed in the upstream of the dam when the dam is full. These islands with the background of the Banasura hill will provide a fascinating sight to the visitors.
Also known as Tippu’s Fort is believed to have been built in the 13th century, situated here got this name from the historic fact that emperor Tippu Sultan used this temple as his ammunition store in the region. This temple is one of the most important amongst a series of ruins spread across the state of Kerala that testify to a period of a strong Jain presence in this region.
Two kilometers interesting off-road trekking take you to this scenic falls is the largest and one of most spectacular waterfalls in Wayanad. A unique feature is that water drops about 300 metres over three stages.
Day 3: Departure Transfer
Kozhikoke–Morning at leisure and afternoon get ready for onward journey.
- Airport/Railway Station Pickup & Drop,
- Hotel Accommodations with Breakfast & Dinner,
- All Transfers and Sightseeing as per the itinerary,
- And all taxes and service charges.
Price as per the Request