Category: Places

Ambalavayal

Ambalavayal

Ambalavayal Wayanad Heritage Museum-Located in the town of Ambalavayal, 27 kms from Kalpetta. This Museum is home to an interesting collection of artifacts that shed light on the history, culture and heritage of Wayanad region. This is one of the best-maintained museums of Kerala’s Malabar region. The museum has a fine collection of 14th – […]

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Valliyoorkavu tempe at Mananthavady in ancient times

Mananthavady

Mananthavady Mananthavady lies 32 kms. from Kalpetta and has a historic church, which is interestingly designed in the traditional Kerala style, with gabled roofs. There are some interesting tombstones in the church grounds. Pazhassi Raja, the lion of Kerala, met his end at Mananthavady and his memorial is termed Pazhassi Tomb. Pakshipathalam-10 kms from Thirunelly […]

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Vythiri

Vythiri Vythiri is a beautiful spot, 2600 ft. above sea level which can be seen on a drive from Calicut to Kalpetta. Lakkidi-The gateway of Wayanad, is situated 700 mts above the mean sea level, at the crust of Thamarassery Ghat pass. Lofty peaks, gurgling streams and luxurious forests add magic to the journey up […]

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Sulthan Bathery

Sulthan Bathery Sultan Bathery, also known as Sulthan’s Battery lies approximately 25 kms. from Kalpetta. Associated with Hyder Ali and Tipu Sulthan, Sulthan’s Bathery no longer has a fort. It is worth visiting for the Jain temple, which has some interesting stone carvings. Sulthan Bathery can be seen on a drive from Kalpetta to Wayanad […]

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kalpetta

Kalpetta

Kalpetta Kalpetta, the district headquarters of Wayanad, is the only municipality in this hilly region. The town has hotels, bars, restaurants and shops, making it a convenient base to visit this place while at the same time enjoying these facilities. Chembra peak-At 2100 mts above mean sea level, Chembra is the highest peak in Wayanad […]

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