Wayanad (Sultan Battery)

(3500 Ft Above Sea Level)

(Also known as Sulthan Battery )

Kerala | India
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Wayanad (Sultan Battery) is categorised as Plantations

Jain Temples in Wayanad (Nivalink Trip Dated - 11 May 2017)
Muthanga Sanctuary Safari (Nivalink Trip Dated - 11 May 2017)
Jain Temples in Wayanad (Nivalink Trip Dated - 11 May 2017)
View from Wayanad Heritage Museum (Nivalink Trip Dated - 11 May 2017)
Wayanad Heritage Museum (Nivalink Trip Dated - 11 May 2017)
Wayanad Heritage Museum (Nivalink Trip Dated - 11 May 2017)
Tea Plantations around Wayanad (Nivalink Trip Dated - 11 May 2017)
Views from Edakkal Caves (Nivalink Trip Dated - 23 May 2005)

Reasons to Visit
  • Sultan Battery (3500 ft) is the last point in Wayanad Area before you head off to forests of neighboring Karnataka and Tamilnadu
  • Sultan Battery is surrounded by thick forests and tea/cardamom plantations and derives its name for being the erstwhile Tipu Sultan's military base station.
  • Sultan Battery is an Ex-Bangalore weekend getaway and also visited as a Part of a North Kerala Itinerary
  • Sultan Battery is the base point to approach Edakkal caves
  • Sultan Battery is home to Tranquil, one of the most celebrated and experiential plantation retreats
  • Destinations in Kerala offering Bird Watching"Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary / Muthanga Wildlife Sanctuary (20 kms from Sultan Battery) are best accessed from Sultan Battery area of Wayanad. These sanctuaries are home to 200+ varieties of common and exotic birds. The thick evergreen forest character of the area offers an excellent experience for bird watchers. "
  • Destinations for the Holiday Traveller to Karnataka, North Kerala and Nilgiris"Sultan Battery (95 kms from Ooty, 75 kms from Kabini) in Wayanad region of North Kerala offers resorts with plantation experiences and lies close to many reserve forests and wildlife sanctuaries (Muthanga and Wayanad Sanctuary) and therefore of an interest to Holiday travellers with interest in bird watching / wildlife."
  • Destinations in South India offering Tea Plantation Experience"Sultan Battery is a town surrounded by dense Tea plantations and mountains. There are number of homestays, plantation retreats and resorts around Kalpetta that offer plantation experience and are preferred by getaway seekers and experiential travellers. "
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Pickup from Calicut and drop to Sultan's Battery (Wayanad)Rs. 2817

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List of Service Add Ons for Wayanad (Sultan Battery)


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The Wild WayanadRs. 3534


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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
The Undulating Roads of WayanadRs. 3168


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A Peaceful HikeRs. 2945
Hike to the Warrior Queens ForestsRs. 4712


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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
  • Cuisine Experiences in Kerala
  • Experiences in Kerala
  • Exploring in Muthanga Sanctuary
  • Jain Temples In Wayanad
  • Kerala Homestay / Small Owner managed stay Experience
  • Plantation Highlands in Kerala
  • Tirunelli Pilgrimage
  • Trekking in Wayanad
  • Wayanad – An activity getaway
  • Wayanad Tree House Experience

Stay Ideas

  • Tranquil Plantation Hideaway
  • Wynberg Resort – Nature Getaway

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  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Thovarimala Ezhuthupara is a remote cave near Sulthan Battery where Pre-historic stone age pictorial writings dating from around 8000 BC have been found. Cave can be accessed via half a km of trek.
    Heritage Site
    Pre Historic, Caves
    Edakkal caves are renowned for its pre-historic carvings and paintings. The caves contain drawings that range over periods from as early as 5000 BC to 1000 BC.
    Heritage Site
    Pre Historic
  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Kanavu is an alternative school/commune in Wayanad, set up by writer, activist and film director K. J. Baby for local tribal communities. The schools activities include performances of traditional plays and music, as well as martial arts (Kalarippayattu) training.
    Social Welfare
    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
    Meenmutty Falls is a three-tiered waterfall with a height of 900+ ft and is Keralas second largest waterfall and is a popular with tourists.
    Natural Wonders
    The Pykara Lake formed after a dam was constructed on Pykara river. There are two waterfalls over 50 meters height that are popularly known as Pykara falls and are a major tourist attraction. Enroute one also stops over at Shooting point, a point where many movies were shot in past.
    Lake or Riverside, Natural Wonders
    High Altitude Lake, Waterfall

    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.

    Latin Catholic
    Valliyoorkkavu is an ancient devi temple at 3 kilometers from Mananthavady.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Devi Temple
    Kuruvadweep (10 km from Mananthavady) is a fragile delta system on the Kabini River. The island of evergreen forest is uninhabited and home to a wide range of birds, orchids and herbs. The island surrounded by streams and river can be accessed using rafts or fiber boats run by Kerala Tourism. Entrance to the island is restricted and monitored by Kerala Forest Dept.
    Activity, Rides
    Boating, Bird Watching
    Pookode lake is set near Vythiri having a fresh water aquarium, children's park and boat house.
    Lake or Riverside, Rides
    Reservoir, Boating
    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
    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
  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary in Wayanad is a dense forest where Indian Bison, elephant, deer can be spotted here. The sanctuary is also home to a wide range of birdlife. Safaris in Muthanga is excellent for nature lovers and bird watchers.
    Bird Watching, Jeep Safaris
    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.

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  • Pala ( 300 Km )

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  • Teekoy ( 315 Km )

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  • Udupi ( 319 Km )

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    Madurai today is one of the busiest towns in Tamilnadu. The Meenakshi temple is awe-inspiring and more

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Getting There

Locality NameDescriptionSuitable ForHotels (Nos)
CheeralA plantation area 10 kms from Sultan Battery and home to some homestaysGetaway-
Edakkal CavesA forested area next to the caves offering excellent valley views of the area aroundGetaway-
KolagapparaSituated on NH-212, 6 kms from Sultan Battery and in close proximity to the renowned trekking spot Sunbird Rock.Transit/Getaway-
Kuppamudi Coffee Estate400 acres of coffee plantation and home to Tranquil plantation hideaway, an experiential plantation stay.Getaway1
MeenangadiSituated on NH-212 Mid-way between Kalpetta and Sultan Battery (15 kms either way), the area has large plantations of coffee, pepper, rubber and vanilla plantation.Transit/Getaway-
MuthangaA reserve forest and a wildife sanctuary at 16 kms East of Sultan Battery Getaway-
NoolpuzhaA forested area on the Sulta Battery - Gudlur road at 12 kms from Sultan Battery / NH-212Getaway-
Town CentreAn area right in middle of Sultan Battery (a tier III town) and best suited for business travellers to the areaTransit/Business-
Wayanad Wildlife SanctuaryWayanad Wildlife Sanctuary is an area at about 18 kms North of Sultan Battery in Wayanad surrounded by tropical rain forest on all sides.Getaway/Experiential1
ChulliyodeChulliyode is a tea plantation area at 11 kms from Sultan Battery where some of the most exclusive plantation bungalows are located offering travellers a thorough plantation experience.Transit/Getaway/Experiential1
Nearest Airport in Wayanad (Sultan Battery)
  • Kozhikode International Airport ( CCJ ) , Calicut-96 Kms
Nearest Railway Stations in Wayanad (Sultan Battery)
  • Chamarajanagar Railway Station ( CMNR ), Chamarajanagar-89 Kms
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