Telephone Access Code: +91 4936
Wayanad adorns the northern tip of Kerala and is among the few areas in the world that have managed to conserve their natural charm and beauty. Teeming with rare flora and fauna, it is considered among the most picturesque locations in Kerala. It is host to a large variety of endemic species. One is surrounded by mist-covered peaks and lush greenery on all sides. The tribals of the area are renowned for their unique customs and the festivals here are true celebrations of the harmony between man and nature. Many prominent resorts have come up in this area as well and provide our visitors with many adventure sports and trekking options in the very palms of nature.
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By road: Well connected by roads from Kozhikode, Kannur, Ooty (114 km from Kalpetta) and Mysore (140 km from Kalpetta).
By rail: Kalpetta: 72 km from Kozhikode, Mananthavady: 80 km from Thalassery & 106 km from Kozhikode, Sulthan Bathery: 97 km from Kozhikode, Vythiri: 60 km from Kozhikode.
By air: Kozhikode
Altitude: 700 - 2100 m Above sea level
Area: 2132 sq. km
Population: 780,619 (2011 census)