Hill Station


2,100 m

STD Code


Best Season

Mar to May




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Wayanad Travel Guide

Being a city blessed with caves, waterfalls, historical, monuments, wildlife sanctuaries, many plantations and lush greenery, Wayanad has been ranking high in the list of a must to visit tourist places in the state.

There are many cottages, hotels and resorts here for you to spend a nice vacation in complete relaxing atmosphere. Leave the hectic life of city for some time an enjoy your time here in the peaceful region of Wayanad. Here are the top best 4 places that you must know about before visiting the city.

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best tourists places in Wayanad

  • The Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary
  • The Edakkal Caves
  • The Soochipara Falls
  • Kuruvadweep

The Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary

There huge sanctuary is the second largest wildlife sanctuary in the state and is renowned for its beauty and n number is species found here. The wildlife sanctuary has many species of flora and fauna and many is home to many endangered species. The wildlife sanctuary was established back in 1973 and is one of the well-maintained protected areas for several species to live comfortable in the dense forests. The sanctuary is also a part of the Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve which and covers an area of 345 square km.

The Edakkal Caves

The pre-historic caves are 96 feet long and is believed to trace back to 5000BC to 1000BC as many carvings and inscriptions found here are from that period. The caves are from the Neolithic era and the late stone age and for tourists, it might take around 45 minutes to reach the mouth of the cave by trekking. Nature lovers and trekkers get easily attracted to the place and the naturally formed caves has 2 levels. The rock walls having carvings of animal figures, humans and a glimpse of how humans survived during the period is clearly seen here.

The Soochipara Falls

The spectacular waterfalls are around 200 metres high and is indeed serving a breath-taking view. The waterfall is three-tiered and is surrounded by the evergreen forests, huge trees, many bushes and green carpet portraying the true beauty of nature. This waterfall is also known as the Sentinel Rock Waterfalls tourists can also enjoy rock climbing here. Enjoy a dip in the cool, pure water of the waterfall, the pond here is mostly visited by many tourists who love nature and also love to take pictures.


The astounding island surrounded by the water of River Kabini covers an area of 950 acre and is indeed very beautiful tourist spot. The island is blessed with many scenic views and the location itself is spectacular. The lined-up bazars, many resorts facing crystal clear water. Peaceful atmosphere, Unpolluted air and picturesque sceneries are some of the main attractions of the island. The little island is reachable via boat rides and you can enjoy rafting activities which are provided here. The remarkable place will make your trip to Kerala much more memorable for sure.