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Wayanad Nagarhole Break is where guests get a Rainforest & Plantation (Wayanad) and Wildlife (Nagarhole) experience.

Route

Wayanad (Vythiri)(2) - Nagarhole(1)

Summarised Itinerary
  • Day-1 Arrival at Wayanad. Evening visit to Banasurasagar Dam.
  • Day-2 Wayanad Local Sightseeing
  • Day-3 Proceed to Nagarhole. Enroute visit Thirunelli Temple. Evening Safari.
  • Day-4 Morning Safari and Departure
Sightseeing Summary

Nagarhole - Nagarhole National Park (0.50 kms)

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), Thirunelli Temple (66.00 kms)

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

Guests looking to further explore wildlife and bird watching may stay at Nagarhole longer. Adventure centric travellers may spend additional night at Wayanad for walking / trekking around the area.

Distances
  • Bangalore to Wayanad (Vythiri) -290 kms (6.5 hrs)
  • Wayanad (Vythiri) to Nagarhole -80 kms (2.5 hrs)
  • Nagarhole to Bangalore -220 kms (5.5 hrs)
Route

Bangalore - Wayanad (Vythiri)(2) - Nagarhole(1) - Bangalore

Detailed Itinerary

Day-1 Arrival at Wayanad. Evening visit to Banasurasagar Dam. Arrival at Wayanad (4500 ft asl - 300 kms - 6 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, PookodeLake / Boating, Soochipara Waterfalls, Ancient Jain Temple.

Day-3 Proceed to Nagarhole. Enroute visit Thirunelli Temple. Evening Safari. Proceed to Nagarhole (80 kms - 3 hrs). Nagarhole (Also known as Rajiv Gandhi National Park or Kabini) is one of the best parks in India for a safari experience. Evening Safari.

Day-4 Morning Safari and Departure Morning Nature walk / Safari. Depart to Bangalore (230 kms - 5 hours) for onward Journey.

Detailed Sightseeing

Nagarhole :

  • Nagarhole National Park - Nagarhole (popularly known as Kabini") represents one of the best park experiences in India. Coracle ride, elephant training camp visit & elephant ride, boat ride, Jeep safaris comprise some of the activities in and around the park area.

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.

  • Thirunelli Temple - 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.

Destination Overview

Bangalore - Bangalore (now also called “Bengaluru”) is the state capital of Karnataka and one of the largest Software and ITES (IT Enabled services) center in the world. Bangalore is unofficially now considered as one of the metro cities of India (Alongwith Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai and Delhi).

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.

Nagarhole - Nagarhole (Or Rajiv Gandhi National Park) at 80 kms from Mysore is one of the best-managed parks in South India offering a very good park experience.

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Distances
  • Bangalore to Wayanad (Vythiri) -290 kms (6.5 hrs)
  • Wayanad (Vythiri) to Nagarhole -80 kms (2.5 hrs)
  • Nagarhole to Bangalore -220 kms (5.5 hrs)

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Distances
  • Bangalore to Wayanad (Vythiri) -290 kms (6.5 hrs)
  • Wayanad (Vythiri) to Nagarhole -80 kms (2.5 hrs)
  • Nagarhole to Bangalore -220 kms (5.5 hrs)

Expert Speak

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