Head To These Places In Wayanad For A Perfect Family Getaway

Himakshi Panwar

Banasura Sagar Dam

Lush and serene, Banasura Sagar Dam in Wayanad is a must-visit. With stones and boulders used in its construction, it is the largest earth dam in India.

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Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary

Discover the rich biodiversity of Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary, where dense forests house elephants, tigers, and bird species like great vultures, providing an immersive experience for nature enthusiasts.

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Edakkal Caves

Journey to the heart of history at Edakkal Caves, two ancient rock formations with prehistoric petroglyphs, offering an enriching archaeological and trekking experience.

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Meenmutty Falls

Unwind amidst the tea gardens of Wayanad at Meenmutty Falls, a three-tiered waterfall that provides a picturesque setting for nature lovers.

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Pookode Lake

Explore the cultural heritage of Wayanad at Pookode Lake, a freshwater lake surrounded by greenery, perfect for boating and a peaceful lakeside stroll.

Pookode Lake | Shibinvk / Shutterstock

Spice Plantations

Embark on a spice trail at Wayanad's spice plantations, like the popular Thirunelli Agraharam, where you can witness the cultivation of various spices.

Man plucking ripe black pepper at a spice plantation in Periyar | Smarta / Shutterstock

Thirunelli Temple

Visit the ancient Thirunelli Temple, nestled amidst the Brahmagiri Hills, and soak in the spiritual aura of this centuries-old pilgrimage site with its unique stone architecture.

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En Ooru

As the first tribal heritage village in Kerala, En Ooru reflects indigenous architecture, tribal customs and traditions. With thatched houses, open-air theatre and a tribal cafeteria, the place has a gamut of experiences for visitors.

En Ooru | Nesru Markmedia / Shutterstock


Engage in a peaceful retreat at Vythiri, a charming hill station in Wayanad, where treehouse accommodations, spice plantations and interactions with tribal communities make for a blissful stop.

Hills of Vythiri | Shutterstock

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