Seducing you to go vacationing on a weekend is Wayanad, the small yet scenic district in Kerala. Beat the heat in the hilly Malabar region to experience the refreshing climate and traditional lifestyle of the place. Being the only district in Kerala which shares its border with both the neighbouring states of Karnataka and Tamil Nadu, it is a famous tourist destination in India.
Spread across 35 acres of verdant terrain and tucked away at an altitude of 3500 feet above sea level, Banasura Hill Resort is located in Wayanad, Kerala. Constructed using mud excavated from the very site that it stands on, its unique rustic look offering the best in luxury and comfort is truly "Heaven made of Earth." ....experience the lush, elegant and serene hideout for a holiday to remember!.
Cycling in Wayanad - Old charm retrieved
Though, trekking is considered one of the most exciting things to do in Wayanad, cycling through the rock-strewn and less frequented paths of Wayanad is thrilling too. Riding through the dewy tea estates, pictorial coffee plantations, rugged terrains and the lush green meadows is itself a refreshing experience!As Wayanad shares its border with the neighbouring state of Tamil Nadu, you can also traverse down the paths that lead to the tea estates of Nilgiri in Tamil Nadu. Depending on your cycling skills, you can also chose the most befitting routes for you. However, some of the best routes originate from Chundale and Kalpetta regions of Wayanad.
Trek at the Valley of Clouds - Elevate to cloud 9
Those who like a bit of adventure can opt for a trek to the Valley of Clouds in Wayanad. Moderate in nature, expert as well as amateur trekkers both undertake the hike. Usually, a dewy tea garden in Meppadi would serve as your base. Accompanying you on your journey are the aromatic cardamom forests, meadows and other gems of nature.
Tholpetty Wildlife Sanctuary - Tryst with the wild
In the midst of green trees, spread across 344 kilometres of land is the Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary. It consists of two wildlife sanctuaries - Tholpetty in the north and Muthanga in the southeast. Tholpetty wildlife sanctuary is an integral part of the Nilgiri biosphere reserve. The aim of this place is to preserve the biological heritage of the region. Stretches of swamps, teak forests, bamboo plantations, tall grasslands, rare herbs and medicinal plants are the treasures of these forests.
Banasura Sagar Dam - Boating
Explore the Kuruva Islands on Bamboo Rafts