Wayanad Getaway(2 Nights)

Calicut, Wayanad (Vythiri), Calicut

for Getaway Seeker

Holiday Overview

Plantations around Wayanad
Views around Wayanad
Soochipara Falls
Pookode Lake
Pykara Lake (Photo Courtesy: torilaure)

Wayanad Getaway is a popular ex-Bangalore getaway option and a popular flight getaway that allows guests to explore and experience nature centric Wayanad.


Wayanad (Vythiri)(2)

Summarised Itinerary
  • Day-1 Arrival at Wayanad. Evening visit to Banasurasagar Dam.
  • Day-2 Wayanad Local Sightseeing
  • Day-3 Departure
Sightseeing Summary

Wayanad (Vythiri) - Pookode Lake (5.00 kms), Anantnath Swami Temple (17.00 kms), Banasura Sagar (20.00 kms), Soochipara Falls (28.00 kms), Edakkal Caves (37.00 kms)

Preferred Arrival /Departure Destination
Arrival - Calicut Departure - Calicut
Best Season to Travel
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Popular Extensions to the Itinerary

Additional night in Wayanad would allow for more time to explore. Guests arriving at Calicut may look to combine this with Calicut (Kadavu) or Kappad Beach.

  • Calicut to Wayanad (Vythiri) -60 kms (1.5 hrs)
  • Wayanad (Vythiri) to Calicut -60 kms (1.5 hrs)

Calicut - Wayanad (Vythiri)(2) - Calicut

Detailed Itinerary

Day-1 Arrival at Wayanad. Evening visit to Banasurasagar Dam. Arrival at Wayanad (4500 ft asl - 80-120 kms - 2.5-4 hrs). Wayanad in North Kerala is an evergreen area renowned for its Rainforest character, tea plantation, getaway resorts and salibrious climate all round the year. Evening visit to Banasurasagar Dam (18 kms).

Day-2 Wayanad Local Sightseeing Explore sightseeing around Wayanad such as Edakkal Caves, Pookode Lake / Boating, Soochipara Waterfalls, Ancient Jain Temple.

Day-3 Departure Depart for onward journey.

Detailed Sightseeing

Wayanad (Vythiri) :

  • Pookode Lake - Pookode lake is set near Vythiri having a fresh water aquarium, children's park and boat house.

  • Anantnath Swami Temple - Anantnath Swami Temple is a Jain temple at 6 km from Kalpetta and is dedicated to Ananthnath Swami, a Jain Tirthankar.

  • Banasura Sagar - Banasura Sagar Dam is one of the biggest Earth dam in Asia and it attracts lot of tourists for Boating.

  • Soochipara Falls - Soochipara Falls is a three-tiered 650+ feet waterfall in Wayanad at 15-20 minute drive from Meppadi. It takes 15 minutes walk from parking area to the waterfall. The cliff face here is excellent for rock climbing.

  • Edakkal 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.

Destination Overview

Calicut - Calicut is a major town in North Kerala and a preferred access point for most North Kerala destinations.

Wayanad (Vythiri) - Vythiri and Lakkidi are rain forests at just 65 kms from Calicut. Vythiri (3000 ft) is surrounded by rain forests and tea plantations all over and enjoy a pleasant weather all round the year.

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  • Calicut to Wayanad (Vythiri) -60 kms (1.5 hrs)
  • Wayanad (Vythiri) to Calicut -60 kms (1.5 hrs)

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  • Calicut to Wayanad (Vythiri) -60 kms (1.5 hrs)
  • Wayanad (Vythiri) to Calicut -60 kms (1.5 hrs)

Expert Speak

Exact distances and time required for different sightseeing options in Wayanad depends completely upon where in Wayanad one is staying (Kalpetta, Vythiri, Banasura, Tirunelly, Mananthavady, Sulthan Battery are some of the areas).

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