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Here are the top 19 tourist attractions to see in Wayanad:

1. Banasura Dam


Must Visit

Banasura Dam

4.4

10 photos

16 kms
from city center

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1 out of 19
Places To Visit in Wayanad

Lying in the lap of the Banasura hills in the Wayanad district is the picturesque Banasura Sagar dam. Banasura Dam is the largest earthen dam in the country and the second-largest in Asia. The view of the sprawling reservoir from the top of the dam is breathtaking. Adventures like speed boating are ...

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2. Chembra Peak


Must Visit

Chembra Peak

4.2

7 photos

17 kms
from city center

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2 out of 19
Places To Visit in Wayanad

With a height 2100 m, the Chembara peak is an attractive destination for Campers and Mountaineers. Many guided expeditions are conducted to the tallest summit of Wayanad.

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3. Pookot Lake


Must Visit

Pookot Lake

3.6

20 kms
from city center

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3 out of 19
Places To Visit in Wayanad

Lying just 3 km south of Vythiri is a natural fresh water lake unspoiled by human habitation and activities. The Pookode lake tourist resort is famous for its aquarium and green house. Visitors can enjoy a boat ride in its calm waters. Kayaking in the lake is another sought after activity.

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4. Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary


Must Visit

Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary

4.2

5 photos

21 kms
from city center

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4 out of 19
Places To Visit in Wayanad

Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary is the second largest wildlife sanctuary in Kerala and comprises of rare as well as endangered species of both flora and fauna. It is surrounded by the protected areas of Mudumalai in Tamil Nadu as well as Nagarhole and Bandipur in Karnataka. Founded in the year 1973, the ...

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5. Edakkal Caves


Must Visit

Edakkal Caves

4.3

9 photos

18 kms
from city center

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5 out of 19
Places To Visit in Wayanad

Famous for its exquisite rock and wall carvings, this pre-historic Edakkal Caves measures 96 ft long and 22 ft wide. You need to trek for one and half hour to hit the cave entrance, and another 45 minutes to reach the mouth of the cave. Boating cost: Pedal boat (Rs 30/2 people, Rs 50/4 people), Row ...

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6. Soochipara Falls


Must Visit

Soochipara Falls

4.2

23 kms
from city center

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6 out of 19
Places To Visit in Wayanad

Soochipara Falls is a three-tiered waterfall, which cascades at its best between the months of June and January. The site is also popular with rock climbers apart from picnickers.

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7. Kuruva Dweep


Must Visit

Kuruva Dweep

3.6

13 kms
from city center

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7 out of 19
Places To Visit in Wayanad

Situated on the tributaries of river Kabani is the Kuruva Island surrounded by a picturesque view of enchanting evergreen forests. The site is popular among those seeking a quiet get-away from the hustle bustle of the cities.

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8. Sulthan Bathery


Must Visit

Sulthan Bathery

4.2

18 kms
from city center

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8 out of 19
Places To Visit in Wayanad

Once known as an important strategic location in the Malabar region, Sulthan Bathery is now the largest town in Wayanad district which is known for its tourism and commercial activities. The main attractions for the tourists are the pre-historic caves, jungle trails, sparkling streams and rivers and...

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9. Chain Tree

Chain Tree

3.2

23 kms
from city center

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9 out of 19
Places To Visit in Wayanad

Chain Tree is a popular Ficus, which has many myths associated with it. According to one of the legends, the road up was built by a foreign engineer but the route was given to him by a local tribal youth who was shot to death by the engineer.

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10. Thirunelli Temple

Thirunelli Temple

25 kms
from city center

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10 out of 19
Places To Visit in Wayanad

Thirunelli Temple, dedicated to Lord Vishnu, is an ancient temple which was once an important pilgrimage located in the valley. The name is derived from Amla tree and is associated with a legend that states Lord Brahma had identified the idol of Lord Vishnu under an Amla tree when he was passing by....

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Best Sightseeing and Tourist Attractions in Wayanad

11. Lakkidi Viewpoint

Lakkidi Viewpoint

23 kms
from city center

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11 out of 19
Places To Visit in Wayanad

Lakkidi Viewpoint is a high altitude point to get a breathtaking view of the city. The region mostly stays misty and offers a beautiful view of the hairpin turns down the hill. The thrill of driving up to the point is an experience in itself.

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12. Banasura Hill

Banasura Hill

20 kms
from city center

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12 out of 19
Places To Visit in Wayanad

One of the tallest mountains in the region, Banasura Hill is a part of the Western Ghats of India having an altitude of over 2000 metres. The hill has a wide variety of flora and fauna and offers a beautiful atmosphere for nature walks and trekking. The Kurichiya tribe, a tribe expert in bow and arr...

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13. Kanthanpara Waterfall

Kanthanpara Waterfall

22 kms
from city center

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13 out of 19
Places To Visit in Wayanad

Located in between two lush green tea estates, Kanthanpara Waterfall is a mesmerizing attraction. The walking trails leading up to the waterfall are perfect for nature walks and the picturesque location makes it ideal for camping. The beauty of the attraction is irresistible and offers a quick escap...

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14. Neelimala Viewpoint

Neelimala Viewpoint

24 kms
from city center

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14 out of 19
Places To Visit in Wayanad

Neelimala Viewpoint offers a stunning view of the lush green natural vegetation and the breathtaking Meenmutti waterfalls. The serene atmosphere and the sounds of the birds chirping amidst the whispering leaves will put one at ease instantly. Trekking through the exciting misty trails and soaking in...

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15. Wayanad Heritage Museum

Wayanad Heritage Museum

16 kms
from city center

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15 out of 19
Places To Visit in Wayanad

Wayanad Heritage Museum, also known as the Ambalavayal Heritage Museum, is an archaeological museum that has an impressive collection of artefacts belonging to the tribes of the region. It has an intriguing collection of artefacts belonging to the 2nd century that are tagged as rare. Some of these a...

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16. Pakshipathalam Bird Sanctuary

Pakshipathalam Bird Sanctuary

29 kms
from city center

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16 out of 19
Places To Visit in Wayanad

Pakshipathalam Bird Sanctuary is a nature loverês and bird watcherês paradise. They have a stunning population of birds thriving in the natural habitat preserved within the sanctuary. The sanctuary is a favourite amongst campers as well. Some rare species of birds and plants are also found here. Oth...

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17. Chethalayam Waterfalls

Chethalayam Waterfalls

18 kms
from city center

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17 out of 19
Places To Visit in Wayanad

Situated in Wayanad, Chethalayam Waterfalls is a seasonal waterfall in Kerala. Cascading down a height, the mesmerising waterfalls is also a popular bird watching spot. You can also spot spotted deer, sambar, gaur, elephants and sloth bear etc.

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18. Palchuram Waterfalls

Palchuram Waterfalls

25 kms
from city center

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18 out of 19
Places To Visit in Wayanad

Palchuram Waterfalls is a slightly unexplored yet beautiful waterfalls situated bwteen Wayanad and Kunnur in Kerala. Falling down a height of 300 metres, the waterfalls has four tiers of silvery cascading water.

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19. Poopoli Wayanad Flower Show

Poopoli Wayanad Flower Show

19 out of 19
Places To Visit in Wayanad

Poopoli National Agrifest and Wayanad Flower Show at Ambalavayal in Kerala is held every year in January and marks the beginning of the new year. It is the biggest flower show in Kerala and is a venue for showing and exploring the latest trends and techniques in horticulture and floriculture. The Wa...

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