Best Wayanad Tourist Places | Places to Visit in Wayanad |

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Best Wayanad Tourist Places | Places to Visit in Wayanad |

BANASURA SAGAR DAM – Banasura Sagar dam across the Karamanathodu River, a tributary of River Kabini, in Kalpetta, wayanad is considered to be the largest earth dam in India and the second largest in Asia. The dam attraction is ideally placed in the foothills of Banasura hills, which got its name from ‘Banasura’, the son of King Mahabali, the famous ruler of Kerala. It is said that ‘Banasura’ undertook severe penance on the top of the hills.



KURUVA ISLAND – Kuruva Dweep or Kuruva Island is a protected river delta, comprising a cluster of islands over the middle of Kabini River in Wayanad. Spread over 950 acres of land, Kuruva Island is densely populated with rich flora and fauna. The geographical peculiarity of this island makes this place evergreen with a serene ambiance.



THIRUNELLI TEMPLE – Located around 16 km away from Sulthan Bathery, the Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary, popularly known as Muthanga Wildlife Sanctuary is a rainforest wich connects Nagarhole and Bandipur parks in Karnataka and Mudumalai in Tamil Nadu. Spread over an area of 345 sq km, the sanctuary is an abode of rich flora and fauna. Established as a wildlife sanctuary in 1973, the Muthanga wildlife sanctuary was brought under the Project Elephant in the year 1991-92.


CHEMBRA PEAK – If you are an admirer of soothing natural beauty and if you love to have an adventure trip, then Chembra Peak in Wayanad, will be a perfect stop for you. Eight kilometer south of Kalpetta, near to the town of Meppady, lays the highest peak in Wayanad, the Chembra Peak (2,100 m). Chembra peak adjoins Nilgiri hills in Tamil Nadu and Vallarimala in Kozhikode.



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