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Wayanad

 

Zone: South

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.

Tourist Information Offices

  • Tourist Information Office Govt. of Kerala (Civil Station, Kalpetta) Ph: 204441, Email: keralatourismwayanad@gmail.com
  • District Tourism Promotion Council, Kalpetta Telefax: 202134 Pookot Ph: 255207, Email: info@dtpcwayanad.com Website: www.dtpcwayanad.com
  • Govt. Guest House, Sulthan Bathery Ph: +91 4936 220225

Getting there

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

Geographical Information

Altitude: 700 - 2100 m Above sea level

Area: 2132 sq. km

Population: 780,619 (2011 census)

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