Kerala is the paradise of nature seekers, over there you can find numerous vacation spots, among the clusters, Wayanad is the right spot, where you can find the many wonders, but all resembles the entire Kerala’s uniqueness. Check out here for Green Carpeted Rolling Hills from Kerala.
Wayanad is one of the most fascinating spot, glittering with the greenery atmosphere, which draws attention of all kind of people across the country, what makes it as a famous spot? Infinite number of unique attractions of Wayanad escalates it to achieve this. Wayanad is the right place to explore during the month of December to February that’s the winter season of entire Kerala region. As a traveler, i too prefer a travel towards this green sprinkled spot during winter rather than the summer or monsoon, during this time climate is so amiable to achieve what you want in Wayanad.
In Wayanad your first sightseeing obviously the chembra peak, which is the highest peak in Wayanad located at an altitude of 2,100 metres above sea level and it is the apt place for trekking. Get the prior permission from Forest Range Office at Meppadi, to enjoy the trekking without any interruption, from there you can find a short drive to the foothill of the peak. The foothill offers wonderful place to enjoy the cool wind and the lush greenery of tea estates on both sides of the road, which would be your better and most memorable part of your trip.(image by Krishna Srivatsa)
There you can find a three-storied forest watch tower on the foothill, from the foothill you can enjoy three kilometer trek and at the same time you can enjoy exciting sight seeings. On the top of this chembra peak you can find the heart-shaped crystal perennial lake fed by natural springs, really this is the right place for wonderful trekking experience as well as camping too. You can also watch out Vembanad Lake-Kerala
Next awe inspiring spot in Wayanad, is the Kuruva Island, which spreads over 950 acres of forest and enriched with the glory of Kabani river, it is an ideal picnic spot and best recreation spot located far away from the disturbances of city, so here you can get relief from your stressful city life. Throughout the island you can enjoy whispering sound of rare species of birds, orchids and herbs, these are the real sovereigns of this, kingdom.
Next your visit would be Edakkal caves, located at an altitude of 1,200 meters above sea level, which shows its glory to the world with a massive crevice in between the gigantic rocks. This auspicious and primordial spot discovered by the British police officer, which is one of the wonders given by gods to the people who eagerly looking for ancient history. Apart from that there you can also find the stone carvings belonging to the Neolithic era, this will tempt the archaeologist and historians attention worldwide more.(image by kshitij shah)
From this prehistoric spot, you must take a two hours of drive to reach the nature lover’s paradise, by the name of Banasura Hill. Banasura Hill is a wonderful spot sprawling over 35 acre farm located at an altitude of 3200 feet of Wayanad, in the amidst of a lush tropical forest. Enjoy this eye catchy environment, panoramic view, gushing mountain streams and magnificent waterfalls and so on
Really it is wonderful spot to explore during the month of December to February, enjoy the trip.
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