The district of Wayanad is located at a distance of 76 km from Kozhikode on the southern most tip of the Deccan Plateau. The name has been derived from two words, 'Vayal' which means paddy field and 'Naad' land which comes out as the land of paddy fields. The area of Wayanad is said to be inhabited by indigenous tribals which is a clear indication that only 3.79% of the total area of Wayanad is urbanised. This lush green hill station is nestled among the beautiful mountains of Western Ghats. Most of the area of Wayanad is under forest cover which is one of the main points which attracts tourists from all over the country and is a hotspot for honeymooner's, nature and wildlife lovers. Wayanad has a range of luxury and budget hotels to choose from but if you are looking for a traditional experience stay you should not miss the homestays in this part of Kerala which will give you a feel of the authentic Kerala cuisine like the 'Ghee Roast Dosa', Appams and never forgetting hospitality. Toddy is a very famous alcoholic beverage which you should not miss having here as it locally fermented and made from coconut trees. Some of the most famous tourists spots include the Chembra Peak, Meenmutty Waterfalls, Banasura Sagar Dam and the Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary which is an integral part of the Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve. Wayanad enjoys a very strategic location as one of the leading tourists spots with some important cities like Mysore, Bangalore situated around the region.
To visit this wonderful natural beauty select any one of the Wayanad tour packages and customise it as per your needs. There are also some of the Wayanad honeymoon packages that could be of your interest. Wayanad hotels are usually crafted with the right kind of blend of nature and sophistication. Explore and book your first Wayanad Tour.