About Wayanad

Wayanad district is located at the north-east of Kerala. This place is called as a green paradise nestled among the mountains of the Western Ghats. The clean and pristine beauty of Wayanad, hypnotize its visitors and visitors don’t want to go anywhere else after experiencing the beauty of this heaven. This grassy hill station is gifted with the rich history and culture, amazing plantations, forests as well as wildlife. Wayanad is an only district of the state that touches the two neighboring states, Tamil Nadu and Karnataka.

Wayanad for Honeymooners

Wayanad is a perfect choice for spending the most beautiful time of the life, i.e. honeymoon. This enchanting place offers romantic tale for couples. The amazing environment of Wayanad, strive couples to become more romantic and happier. It is a favorite venue for honeymoon couples. This creative and culturally authentic land makes your honeymoon time more cherishing and memorable.

Best Wayanad Honeymoon packages
  • Kochi-Thekkady -Kochi
  • Kochi-Thekkady -Thekkady-Kochi
  • Kochi-Thekkady -Kumarakom-Kochi
  • Kochi-Thekkady -Aleppey
  • Kochi-Thekkady -Thekkady-Aleppey
  • Coimbatore–Kodaikanal-Thekkady
Best Wayanad Resorts
  • Swiss County
  • Club Mahindra
  • Tea County
  • Talltrees
  • Blackberry
  • Oakfield

Fact Sheet and Climate

Location – Idukki district on the high ranges of the Western Ghats.

Altitude – 5000 to 8000 ft above sea level.

Area – 26.2 Sq kms.


Dec, Jan, Feb & Mar : 2C – 27C
Apr & May : 9C – 29C
Jun, Jul & Aug : 14C – 22C
Sep & Oct : 13C – 23C
Nov : 9C – 25

Best time to Visit – Sep to May.
Monsoon – July to Aug

Today Weather
overcast clouds
humidity: 98%
wind: 1m/s E
H 20 • L 20

Accessing Wayanad

On the way from Kochi to Wayanad

Road – Thekkady is accessible by frequent buses from Ernakulam (near Kochi), Kottayam, Thekkady. Interstate buses runs between Bangalore, Coimbatore, Maduri, Theni, Palani to Thekkady frequently.

Rail – Thekkady is not connected with Rail. Ernakulam 130kms, Kottayam 147km, Madurai 162kms, Coimbatore 158kms.

Air – Nearest Airport Kochi / Cochin 130 kms 4hrs by road. Madurai – 142kms . Coimbatore – 167km. Trivandrum 302km.

Some Important Places to Visit in Wayanad

Major Attractions of Wayanad

Wayanad is a place where you can’t miss any single place to visit as all the nearby places have their unique charm. Here we listed some of these places which can be taken as priority, while visiting Wayanad.

Chembra Peak – Chembra is situated near Meppady town. This is a highest peak of 2100 meters so it can be visited from any part of Wayanad. Chembra links Vallarimala in Kozhikode and Nilgiri hills in Tamil Nadu. If you wish to watch natural beauty or want to have an adventurous trip, Chembra Peak is a best choice for you. This is an ideal place for trekking lovers.

Pookot Lake – This is one of the scenic lakes of the district Wayanad, surrounded with the beautiful forests. Pookot lake is considered as a best place for boating.

Soochipara Waterfalls – This spectacular three-tiered waterfall is situated in Vellarimala. Soochipara is surrounded by the deciduous, tropical and wet evergreen forests that offer various picturesque views of best tea estates of the district Wayanad.

Meenmutty Waterfalls – This is another most beautiful three-tiered waterfall in Wayanad. This is a second largest waterfall of the state. The unspoiled natural beauty of this spot attracts large number of tourists every year.

Banasura Sagar Dam – This dam is renowned as a second largest dam in Asia and the largest in India. This spot is a perfect starting point for hikes into the close beautiful mountains.

Apart from these places, you should also visit Edakkal Caves, Ambalavayal Heritage Museum, Ghat View Point, Chain Tree and so on. Wayanad really offers so many delightful charms to its visitors so cherish them all.

Activities to Do in Wayanad

Wildlife Viewing – Wayanad wildlife sanctuary houses a large number of wild animals like tigers, sloth bears, reptiles, sambhar, monkeys, deer, panthers and elephants.

Bird Watching – Wayanad wildlife sanctuary is also known as Muthanga Wildlife Sanctuary, which also covers abode of beautiful birds including, peacock, bablers, owl, cuckoos, jungle fowl and so on. You can also see some rare species of birds.

Trekking – Wayanad also offers best trekking experience, where you can enjoy hiking with your loved ones. Chembra peak is considered as one of the most popular trekking spot.

Boating – Pookote lake, a freshwater lake is an ideal place to experience the joy of boating in the placid water. You can also enjoy fresh water aquarium that has a large variety of fish. There is an amazing park for kids and shopping center for spices and handicrafts.

In short, Wayanad has everything that you may look for your trip. For honeymoon couples, Wayanad is not less than a treat so enjoy this true heaven on earth.