Wayanad district stands in the southern tip of the Deccan Plateau and its chief glory is the majestic Western Ghats with lofty ridges interspersed with dense forest, tangled jungles and deep valleys. In the centre of the district hills are lower in height while the northern area has high hills and they give a wild and mountainous appearance.
Wayanad is the only district in Kerala that shares border with both the neighboring states Karnataka and Tamil Nadu. Chembra Peak (2,100 metres (6,890 ft)), Banasura Peak (2,073 metres (6,801 ft)), Brahmagiri (1,608 metres (5,276 ft)) are some of the important mountains in the district. The higher elevation and forest cover creates a comfortable and a cool climate. The Western Ghats mountain ranges coupled with several water bodies and wildlife reserves makes it an attractive leisure tourism destination.
Hill Stations in WayanadSituated at a height of 2100 meters above sea level in Kerala, Wayanad hill station is one of the most charming and calm hill stations of Kerala. The lush green vegetation, along with mist-clad hills and pure air will make your travel to Wayanad an unforgettable experience. The natural scenic beauty of Wayanad and its rich natural resources offer several opportunities for adventure tourism. The hills rocks and valley which make the very unique character of Wayanad provide a lot for catering to the ever increasing demand for adventure tourist. Hill Stations in Wayanad includes Chembra Peak, Phantom Rock, Edakkal Caves etc..
Wayanad Water FallsWayanad district in Kerala has a number of waterfalls that offer spectacular views with immense scenic beauty. Waterfalls in Wayanad are scintillating cascades famous for picnics and excursions round the year. Popular waterfalls in Wayanad include Meenmutty waterfalls, Soochippara waterfalls, Kanthanpara waterfalls etc..These are surrounded by deciduous, wet evergreen and tropical Shola forests. Waterfalls offers scenic views of some of the best tea estates in Wayanad.
Wayanad Wildlife SanctuaryWayanad Wildlife Sanctuary is an animal sanctuary in Wayanad, Kerala, south India. It is on the way from Mysore to Sultan Battery. A variety of large wild animals such as Indian Bison, elephant, deer and tiger are found there. There are also quite a few unusual birds in the sanctuary. In particular, Peafowl tend to be very common in the area.Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary is the second largest wildlife sanctuary in Kerala. It is bestowed with lush green forests and rich wildlife. Also known as the 'Muthanga Wildlife Sanctuary', this wildlife area houses some of the rare and endangered species of both flora and fauna.