Kerala tour packages Kerala is a beautiful state lovingly known as ‘God’s Own Country’. Millions of tourists visit Kerala every year. The North-east side of the state is dotted with numerous tourist destination spots. The mesmerizing hill station Wayanad is another thriving haunt for vacationers.
Lying amidst the lush green foliage of Western Ghats the dense canopy of the gooseberry, bamboo, eucalyptus, and neem trees plus vast spaces filled with spice plantations, Wayanad is definitely a must-see place to be included in your Kerala tour packages itinerary. Tourists seeking leisure holidays, sports adventurers, backpackers, honeymooners, families, and friends groups, everyone can identify themselves with the natural untouched splendor of this scenic hilly region also teeming with many wildlife species.
Some popular tourist spots in Wayanad:
- Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary: It is one of the largest wildlife shelters in Kerala. It is home to several endangered species. The sanctuary is well protected on all sides by the Mudumalai National Park, and Bandipur Park. The sanctuary was formed in the year 1973 and is spread over a vast area of 345 sq. km.
- Chembra Peak: It is the highest peak to grace the Wayanad Hills at an altitude of 2100 mt. above sea-level. If you are an avid trekker, explorer or nature lover, the Chembra Peak is a perfect getaway. The peak gives you a majestic view of a beautiful lake and the rich biodiversity of the Mepaddy area; you can also catch a glimpse of the famous Nilgiri and Vellarimala Hills.
- Banasura Dam: Nestled amidst the Banasura hills is the amazing Banasura Sagar Dam, which is also the biggest embankment dam in India. You can indulge in sporting activities like trekking and speed boating. The special dam has been made with clay mounds, rocks, and sand. It is a popular tourist place with the photogenic view of several small islands that dot the Banasura Lake.
- Meenmutty Waterfalls: Meenmutty waterfall lies at a distance of 25 km. from Kalpetta. You can trek your way to reach the upper levels of the majestic waterfalls. It is considered one of the finest waterfalls in India. The cascading waters collect into a pool, so you can even enjoy a swimming session in the pool area. Your Kerala tour packages cannot be complete without a visit to this lovely place.
Other places include Edakkal Caves, Pookote Lake, Thrissilery Shiva Temple, Kuruva Island, and Luv Kush Temple, to name a few. It is advisable to pack your sleeping bags, trekking equipment, emergency first aid boxes, foodstuff and camping gear for your exciting trip to this wonderful hill station in Kerala.