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The history of Wayanad dates back to Paleolithic and Neolithic civilizations, which are about 800 years old. The guerrilla warrior of Wayanad, Pazhassi Raja lost his hold of this land to Tipu Sultan.

The history of Wayanad dates back to Paleolithic and Neolithic civilizations, which are about 800 years old. The guerrilla warrior of Wayanad, Pazhassi Raja lost his hold of this land to Tipu Sultan.

Wayanad, the green heaven is nestled among the mountains of the Western Ghats, forming the border world of the greener part of Kerala. Clean and pristine, enchanting and hypnotizing, this land is filled with history and culture. Situated at a distance of 76 km. from Wayanad the seashores of Kozhikode, this verdant hill station is full of plantations, forests, and wildlife. Wayanad hills are contiguous to Mudumalai in Tamil Nadu and Bandipur in Karnataka, in this manner shaping a huge land mass for the wildlife to move about in their most natural abode

The perfect place to escape summer, Wayanad Kerala is one of the best places for vacation in South India. A part of Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve, it is blessed with waterfalls, lookouts, and scenic nature. Satisfy your childhood dream of staying in a treehouse. Nature walks, trekking, hiking, bird watching etc., and some of the pleasure. Stay at an eco-friendly hotel and learn how to live together with nature. Trek to the Chembra Peak with a stop at the heart-shaped lake. To learn about the tribal communities, Wayanad has a rich tribal heritage.

Popular Tourist Attractions:-

  • Wayanad wildlife sanctuary
  • Banasura Sagar Dam
  • Chembra peak
  • Edakkal Cave
  • Wayanad Heritage Museum
  • Pookode Lake
  • Lakkidi viewpoint
  • Meenmutty waterfalls

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  • Arrive to Wayanad by road as KSRTC buses, taxis and private vehicles utilize on the route.
  • The closest airport Kozhikode is at a distance of 25 km
  • Kozhikode railway station is at a distance of 86.3 km
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The history of Wayanad dates back to Paleolithic and Neolithic civilizations, which are about 800 years old. The guerrilla warrior of Wayanad, Pazhassi Raja lost his hold of this land to Tipu Sultan. Tipu Sultan fought fiercely with the British to keep Wayanad under his rule however the East India Company, with all their might, gained control here and promoted cash crops plantation.

Different cash crops like tea, coffee, and various spices were grown in the fertile land. The British also worked to develop infrastructure for construction of roads in the difficult territory here. After independence, Wayanad was partly in Kerala and Karnataka however later, the complete district went under the state of Kerala. The importance of nature given by the tribal people, natural beauty of the locations and the varied flora and fauna make a journey to this land no less than a gateway to God’s own country.

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