Valliyoorkav is a Hindu Temple in Wayanad district of Kerala state in south India.
This Temple is only 3 km from Mananthavady town. Valliyoorkav Temple is
dedicated to Mother Goddess and is worshipped in three principal forms
of Vana Durga, Bhadrakali and Jala Durga. It is the most important place
of worship for the tribal communities in Wayanad.
Pookode Lake is a scenic lake in Wayanad district, Kerala, South India. The lake is surrounded by forests, and boating is allowed.
Lakkidi is the gateway of Wayanad district of Kerala state, south India. It
gets the second highest degree of rainfall in the world. Lakkidi is one
of the highest locations in Wayanad.
Thovarimala Ezhuthupara is a remotely located cave in the Wayanad district of Kerala in India.
Pazhassi Raja Tomb is the memorial where rests the mortal remains of Pazhassi Raja, the
lion of Kerala, who organized the guerilla warfare against the British.
Kuruvadweep is a 950-acre protected river delta on the Kabini River in the Wayanad district, India.
Anantnath Swami Temple (also known as the Puliyarmala Jain Temple) is a Jain temple located at
Puliyarmala, 6 km from Kalpetta in the Wayanad district in the state of
Kerala in India.
Meenmutty Falls is located 29 km from Kalpetta in Wayanad District in the state of Kerala, India.
Muthanga, An ideal destination to watch herds of wild elephants. Read More
Sagar Dam :It is the largest earth dam in India and is located 21km
from Kalpetta.Due to the undulating topography of the region; islands
are formed in the upstream of the dam when the dam is full. The islands
in the backdrop of Banasura hills provide a spectacular scenic view.
Chembra Peak :It is the highest peak in the District and is located near Meppady
town, 15km from Kalpetta.The hill is a “trekker’s paradise”. The
District Tourism Promotion Council provides guides, sleeping bags,
canvases, huts and trekking to the Chembra Peak is a risky
mountaineering endeavour.The breathtaking scenic beauty of Wayanad can
be enjoyed from here.
The Glass Temple of Koottamunda – The magnificent temple is located 20km from Kalpetta on the slopes of
Vellarimala.The beautiful temple is dedicated to Parswanaatha Swami,
the third Tirthankara of the Jain faith. The icons of Parswanatha Swami
and Padmavathi Devi, set in the sanctum sanctorum of the temple have
thousand reflections in beautiful patterns on the mirrors placed on the
inner side of the temple walls.
Santhiantha Temple at Venniyod :The temple is dedicated to the Jain Saint Santhinatha Swami. It is 20km.from Kalpetta.
Pakshipathalam :About 10km from Thirunelly, this is, as the name suggests, a centre
for bird watching. The watch tower offers a better view of some rare
species. Reaching the place on foot is the only means to get there.
Boys Town :This beautiful town is the outcome of the conscientious efforts of the
Wayanad Social Service Society. It is 15km north of Mananthavady.Nature
Care Centre, Herbal Garden, Sericulture Unit, Perma culture Centres
etc. are the treasures of the town along with Jean Park, the Indo-Danish project for promoting herbal garden.
Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary :Abundant in flora and fauna the sanctuary with a variety of wildlife
forms and integral part of the Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve and in making
inroads in the conservation of the regional biological heritage, the
purpose it is intended for. It is adjacent to the protected area network
of Nagarhole and Bandipur on the northeast and the Mudumalai of Tamil
Nadu on the southwest. The life style of the tribals and others of the region has appropriately been taken into account by the management.
Nagarhole Wildlife Sanctuary :It is 40km from Mananthavady.There are no bus services to Nagarhole from Mananthavady; only jeeps and trucks are available.
Brahmagiri :A trekker’s paradise is a vast area of scenic wildland forming part of
the Western Ghats.It is 11km trek from Tirunelli.Brahmagiri lies 1600m
above sea level.Pakshipathalam and Munimala are other attractions. The Thirunelli Mahavishnu Temple, popularly called ‘Thenkasi’ or “Dakshin Gaya” nestles in the lap of Brahmagiri.
Sulthan Bathery :The hill station and historical centre is noted for a fort built by
Tipu Sultan in the 18th century. The famous Panamarram fort here played
an important role during the Pazhassi Rebellion.
Chethalayam Waterfall :The beautiful falls amidst scenic surroundings are just 12kms from Sulthan Bathery.