This is located in the northern part of Kerala. Not yet developed in terms of tourist accommodations. A very nice, peaceful place, cut off completely from the hustle-bustle of city life. About 7 hours drive from Mysore. Wayanad derives from the expression "wayalnadu" which means a land of paddy fields. Has the climate of a hill station like that of Ooty. One gets to see plantations of coffee, tea and cardamom everywhere! It offers a panorama of rolling hills and dales. A lot of tribals are living in this area.Wayanad has a small Jain community consisting of the Gounders who came from Karnataka. They have built temples all over the district.
The nearest airport is Calicut (about 4 hours drive). The town Kalpetta is well connected by road from Calicut (4 hours). From Bangalore, Kalpatta is 8 to 9 hours of drive.
It is a bit cold throughout the year.
Kalpetta, the headquarters of Wayanad district has the famours Ananthanatha swamy Jain Temple. The Glass Temple of Kottamunda is 20 km away from Kalpetta. Lakkadi - a place of great scenic beauty with picturesque hills.
Limited varieties of food available, with the hotels here.
What to wear?
Woolen is advisable.