This is the largest earth dam in India. The topography here is such that many islands will be formed in the upstream of the dam when the dam is full. These islands with the background of the Banasura hill will provide a hypnotising sight to tourists. Tourists can enjoying boating here and travel among the Islands.
It is a trekker’s paradise with rocks, meadows, forests and hills kissing the horizon stands at the west of Kalpetta. Start to climb early morning and comeback by evening with a refreshed mind. On the top, there is a lake with crystal clear water. Enjoy the breath taking scenic beauty of Wayanad from the top of Chembra, which is very exhilerating.
Meenmutty falls-An interesting 2 km jungle trek off the main Ooty road, Meenmutty is the largest and most spectacular waterfall in Wayanad. A unique feature is that water drops about 300 metres over three stages.
It is a natural fresh water lake, brimmed with ever green mountains. The weather here is salacious; the scenic beauty, hypnotising and the nature, unspoiled. Pookot lake tourist resort in Vythiri is the most sought after tourist spot of Wayanad. There is an aquarium, a children’s park and a green house here. Boating facilities and cycling along the lake side are also available. Spices and handicraft items are also arranged for sale at Pookot.
The kuruva Island is the fertile land of rich greenary between the two tributeries of kabani river. Its 950 acres of area is home to various species of rare birds, orchids, butterflies and herbs. Facilities for cycling to reach the place is available. But if you prefer to be a pedastrian in reaching the place walk through the forest. Kabani river flowing aside can refresh you well. This place is a great attraction for movie makers also. The explored wonders of Kuruva Island takes you to the unexplored mysteries of the green paradise, kuruva island.
It is the Gate Way of Wayanad above the Thamarassery Ghat Pass of western ghat, at an elevation of 700m above mean sea level. Deep valley to the south with winding roads through thick forest attract many. There are nine hairpin curves within a distance of 16 Kms. From here, you get a great view of steep, misty mountains and a glimpse of distant horizon in the Arabian Sea.
The pre-historic heritage of Wayanad, near Ambalavayal, is best depicted in Edakkal caves. The cave was formed in the crevice of a broken rock and another massive rock. The carvings on its walls throws light on the cultural practices of the neolithic age. Archeological excavations in this place can expose the still unexposed history of wayanad.
Tholpetty Wildlife Sanctuary is connected to Muthanga and to the Nagarhole National Park in Karnataka, and is an integral part of the Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve. Flanked by towering mountain ranges on all four sides, Tholpetty covers an area of 345 SqKm. The sanctuary's deciduous forest cover, rich in bio-diversity, is home to 900-odd wild elephants, apart from numerous other species of animals. Several species of animals like elephant , bison, spotted deer, tiger, leopard, bear and wild boar are found in this sanctuary , which is just 100 kms from Vythiri.
The place Soochippara is blessed with tea plantations that gives a green velvetty skin to thehill slops. The view of water flowing, in a narrow stream between rocks is panoramic. The pool below, provides for water rafting, swimming, bathing,etc. The tree top huts at Soochippara give an unique view of the valleys of the Western Ghats and the glimmering shallow waters of the surrounding springs.
Muthanga is a rain forest reserve which is connected to two other major sanctuaries- Bandhipur, the National Park of Karnataka and Madhu-mala, the wildlife sanctuary in Tamilnadu. Muthanga Wildlife Sanctuary claims the largest number of elephants in Asia. The reserve serves as a home to many herbs, medicinal plants and species such as leopards, Sambar, cheetal, Langur, Python and King Cobra and rare varieties of birds, butterflies and insects.
It is the biggest Earth Dams in Asia. The Karapuzha Dam's reservoir with partially submerged hills and lush green islands is an ideal breeding ground for aquatic birds. The backdrop of the gushing water from the dam against the verdant mountains makes for a picturesque spot.
This beautiful lake lies in the midest of plantations, near the Banasura Dam. Therefore it provides dual enjoyment to tourists. The place is growing as a tourist centre.
Multi Cuisine Restaurant
Doctor On Call
24 Hrs Room Service