One of the very few tourist destination in India, where opportunity for Adventure tourism, Water bodies, Wild sanctuaries, Hill top views, historical monuments, Pre-Historic Cave carvings, Indigenous Tribal life, Views of Wild animals crossing National Highway, Tea and Coffee Plantation, Exotic species of rare flora and fauna in its wild sanctuaries and forests, All in one location-in this enchanting Hill station of God’s own country, kerala-It’s the place you would love to visit.
Wayanad the green paradise is nestled among the mountain of the Western Ghats, lies Wayanad, one of the loveliest hill station of kerala. Wayanad District, in the north-east of Kerala , India , was formed on November 1 , 1980 as the 12th district, carved out of Kozhikode and Kannur districts.
The etymology of the word Wayanad is Vayal (paddy) Naad (land); ‘Land of Paddy Fields’.. This background district is, perhaps one of the biggest foreign exchange earners of the, thanks to its cash crops of pepper, cardamom, coffee, tea, spices and other condiments. Most of the reserve forests in the State are in this district. The loamy soil generally show wide variation in depth and texture with a very high content of organic matter. A Large percentage of the population in this region are tribals. The native Advisis mainly consist of various sects like Paniyas, kurumas, Adiyars, Kurichiyars, Ooralis, Kattunaickens, etc.
Tourist Attractions in Wayanad
Lakkidi known as the gateway of Wayanad is situated 700 m above sea level, at the crest of the Thamaraserri ghat pass. This hill station is one of the highest locations in Wayanad and it registers the second highest rainfall in the world. The Pokkot lake, the Edakkal caves with its ancient carvings and Wayanad wildlife sanctuary are near Lakkidi…….