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Wayanad (Banasura)

(3000 Ft Above Sea Level)

Kerala | India
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Wayanad (Banasura) is categorised as Hill Station / Lakeside / Plantations


Banasura Boating
Mazhuvannur Maha Siva Kshethram (Photo Courtesy: Anilwyd)

Reasons to Visit
  • Banasura Dam and reservoir is a scenic area at 20 kms from Kalpetta in Wayaand where a couple of premium getaway resorts are situated.
  • Banasura Dam is the largest earthen dam in India and the second largest in Asia
  • Banasura Dam is an excellent starting point for hikes into the surrounding mountains.
  • Banasura Dam has now become a major tourist attraction of Wayanad.
  • Banasura Dam is also home to a a small children park. Boating in the lake is popular.
Recommendations
  • Destinations for the Holiday Traveller to Karnataka, North Kerala and Nilgiris"Banasura Dam and reservoir is a scenic area at 20 kms from Kalpetta in Wayanad where a couple of premium getaway resorts are situated. Banasura Dam is the largest earthen dam in India and the second largest in Asia. Banasura Dam is an excellent starting point for hikes into the surrounding mountains. Banasura Dam has now become a major tourist attraction of Wayanad."
Access Information

Wayanad (Banasura) has 25 Hotels approved and listed with Nivalink

CategoryCount
Mid-segment17
Premium7
Luxury1
Type of HotelsCount
Resort17
Homestay6
Bungalow2

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Point to Point Transport

ServicesRates Starting From
Pickup from Calicut and Drop to Banasura (Wayanad)Rs. 2535

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Wayanad (Banasura) has 13 Add Ons approved and listed with Nivalink.

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Biking1
Cycling4
Hiking2
Trekking6

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List of Service Add Ons for Wayanad (Banasura)

Biking

Services Rates Starting From
The Wild WayanadRs. 3534

Cycling

Services Rates Starting From
A Glimpse of WayanadRs. 1056
A ride through the Heart of South Wayanad (Kalpetta)Rs. 3534
A Trail full of Tales and TailsRs. 3534
The Hills and Waters of WayanadRs. 3168

Hiking

Services Rates Starting From
A Peaceful HikeRs. 2945
Hike to the Warrior Queens ForestsRs. 4712

Trekking

Services Rates Starting From
Trek through Plantations and ForestsRs. 2000
Trek through Spices And CloudsRs. 2945
Trek to a Demon MountainRs. 4712
Trek To Heaven LakeRs. 4712
Trek to ParadiseRs. 4224
Trek to the Caves of NirvanaRs. 4712

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Destination Ideas

  • Bird watching in Wayanad
  • Exploring in Muthanga Sanctuary
  • Tirunelli Pilgrimage
  • Trekking in Wayanad
  • Wayanad – An activity getaway

Stay Ideas

  • Banasura Island Retreat Getaway

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  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Banasura Sagar Dam is one of the biggest Earth dam in Asia and it attracts lot of tourists for Boating.
    Lake or Riverside, Rides
    Reservoir, Dam
    1
    Varambatta Mosque is one of the oldest mosque in Wayanad
    Mosque or Dargah
    Mosque
    5
  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Mazhuvannur Maha Siva Kshethram is an ancient Hindu Temple in Wayanad situated on the highest peak in the areas of Karingari, Paliyana and Tharuvana.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Shiva
    11

    Pallikunnu Church is a Latin Catholic church in the name of Our Lady of Lourdes at 14 km from Kalpetta is a renowned Pilgrim centre in north Kerala.

    Church
    Latin Catholic
    15
    Pookode lake is set near Vythiri having a fresh water aquarium, children's park and boat house.
    Lake or Riverside, Rides
    Reservoir, Boating
    21
    Valliyoorkkavu is an ancient devi temple at 3 kilometers from Mananthavady.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Devi Temple
    24
    Anantnath Swami Temple is a Jain temple at 6 km from Kalpetta and is dedicated to Ananthnath Swami, a Jain Tirthankar.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Jain Temple
    27
    Thirunelli Temple is a very ancient Lord Vishnu temple and a major pilgrim centre in Wayanad North Kerala. Thirunelli Temple lies on the Karnataka Border on the foothills of Brahmagiri hills and often base point for treks to Brahmagiri.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Vishnu
    52
  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    A popular trek route with medium difficulty level, takes about 3 hours to reach to the top. Along the way one can stop over at Meenmutty waterfalls, a 900+ ft high waterfall. The hilltop offers spectacular views of the Banasurasagar Lake and the reserve forests around the area. Permission is required to be obtained for trekking up Banasura Hill.
    Adventure
    Trekking
    1
    Chembra Peak is the highest peak in Wayanad, at 6,900 ft asl and accessible from Meppady via a 5 km trek. It is part of hill ranges in Western Ghats, adjoining the Nilgiri Hills in Tamilnadu. District Tourism Promotion Council provides guides and trekking equipment on hire charges to tourists. Permission from the forest office in Meppady is required for trekking up to Chembra Peak. A heart shaped lake on the way to the top of the peak is an attraction.
    Adventure
    Trekking
    30

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