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Pookkot lake, Wayanad


A natural fresh water lake surrounded by evergreen forest and rolling hills. A fresh water aquarium with large variety of fish is an added attraction. Tourists can also avail of boating facilities, children's park, and a shopping centre for handicrafts and spices.

Wayanad lies at an altitude varying from 700 - 2100 metres above the sea level. The district has the highest number of tribal settlements in Kerala. The hill ranges of Vythiri taluk (taluk is a sub division of a district), through which the road from Kozhikode ascends the Wayanad plateau over the mind boggling bends and ridges, are the highest locations of Wayanad district.

Getting there

Nearest railway station: Kozhikode, about 63 km  

Nearest airport: Calicut International Airport, about 63 km

Location

Latitude: 11.543607, Longitude: 76.02808

Geographical Information

Best time to visit: August to May

Altitude: 2100 m Above sea level

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