Wayanad gives a combination of plantation, wildlife (Muthanga, Tholpetty) and back waters (Kozhikode) tourism all within a distance of 100 km.
Wayanad is the name of a District in northern Kerala. It comprises mainly of three towns:Kalpetta which is the District Headquarters, Sultan Battery and Mananthavady.
Wayanad is often called the Green Paradise in God's own country-Kerala. It's a hill station district in the northern part of Kerala, with mist claded peaks and green paddy fields. The place is famous for its scenic beauty, wildlife and traditional folk. The name "Wayanad" is derived from "Vayal nadu" Which means the country of paddy fields.
This is the ideal place for trekking. Go around the hills and stay overnight camping. For those who love adventure tourism, wayanad will be a paradise.Fire camp is one of the favorite activity.
The best tree top houses of Southern India are nestled in Wayanad.There are a very good variety of resorts offering a different experience along the stay. There are also few hotels and guest house are available in Sulthan Bathery and Kalpetta.But best is book the hotel in advance if you are going on weekends or some public holidays.
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