Summary

Day 1 (Wayanad Sightseeing)
Reach wayanad
Checkin and freshup
Breakfast
Visit Kuruvadweep Island
Shopping
Lunch
Visit Banasura Sagar Dam
Boating in Pookot Lake
Lakkidi view point
Reach back to Hotel and fresh up
Bonfire and relax
Dinner
Day 2 (Chembra peak trek and waterfalls visit)
Wake up and refresh
Breakfast
Heart shape lake trek
Lunch
Visit Soochipara falls
Reach Hotel
Go for Refreshing massage
Dinner and retire for the day
Start back to Bangalore

Things to Carry

Water bottle
Raincoat (in case it rains)
Torch
Personal Medical Kit
Extra pair of clothing
Carry bag
Jackets or sweaters
Trek shoes (any shoes with good grip)
Cap
Umbrella
Energy Bars
Day 0 (How to reach Wayanad)
21:30
Roadtrip to Kalpetta, Wayanad
Kalpetta - Show on Map
30 minutes

There are many private buses that go to Wayanad. Take a sleeper, with an overnight journey you would reach Wayanad.

Connectivity from Kalpetta is good to travel around the places in wayanad. 

Kalpetta is a town and a municipality in the Wayanad district, state of Kerala, India. Kalpetta is the headquarters of Wayanad district as well as the headquarters of Vythiri taluk. It is a bustling town surrounded by dense coffee and tea plantations and mountains. It lies on the Kozhikode-Mysore National Highway NH 766 (Formarly NH 212) at an altitude of about 780 m above sea level. Kalpetta is 72 km from Kozhikode and 140 km from Mysore. Apart from the administrative capital of the district, Kalpetta is also the centre of tourism activities in Wayanad due to its central location within the district and its proximity to most visited tourist sites. There is a good number of hotels and resorts within and surrounding Kalpetta town.

Day 1 (Wayanad Sightseeing)
06:00
Reach wayanad
Kalpetta - Show on Map
30 minutes

Kalpetta is a town and a municipality in the Wayanad district, state of Kerala, India. Kalpetta is the headquarters of Wayanad district as well as the headquarters of Vythiri taluk. It is a bustling town surrounded by dense coffee and tea plantations and mountains. It lies on the Kozhikode-Mysore National Highway NH 766 (Formarly NH 212) at an altitude of about 780 m above sea level. Kalpetta is 72 km from Kozhikode and 140 km from Mysore. Apart from the administrative capital of the district, Kalpetta is also the centre of tourism activities in Wayanad due to its central location within the district and its proximity to most visited tourist sites. There is a good number of hotels and resorts within and surrounding Kalpetta town.

07:00
Checkin and freshup
Kalpetta - Show on Map
30 minutes
08:00
Breakfast
Kalpetta - Show on Map
30 minutes
09:00
Visit Kuruvadweep Island
Kuruvadweep - Show on Map
3 hours

Kuruvadweep or Kuruva Island is a 950-acre (3.8 km2) protected river delta. It comprises three densely wooded uninhabited islands and a few submergible satellite islands, which lies on the banks of the tributaries of Kabini River in the Wayanad district, Kerala, India. It is uninhabited island, which is home to rare species of birds, orchids, herbal plants etc.These islands consists of dense and evergreen forest that is uninhabited and hence home to rare kinds of flora and fauna: endemic species of birds, orchids and herbs namely. Its unique geographical characteristics make it a place where not only the leaves but also silence is evergreen. Its 16.7 km from the nearest town itself and thus it has become a place of attraction. Recently, it has been named as the most visited place in the district by tourists from all over the globe. The island surrounded by streams and river is accessible by rafts or fiber boats run by Kerala Tourism Department. Entrance to the island is restricted and monitored by the Forest Department of Kerala, initiative to protect forest. Due the sheer number of elephants and other animals in the island, a pass has to be obtained prior to the visit, from Dept of Forest is mandatory. The best time to visit Kuruvadeep is from mid December to late April. Kuruvadweep is usually closed to the public from May last to early December, due to the monsoons. The torrential rainfall floods the streams and the water level rises dangerously high. Kuruva Islands is 17 km east of Mananthavady and 10 km north west of Pulpally, nearby towns in Wayanad District. More details can be sought in district office of Department of Tourism, Wayanad in Kalpetta. The island is located very close to the state border of Karnataka.

12:00
Shopping
Kuruvadweep - Show on Map
1 hour

Shop some artifacts, spices and local souvenirs.

13:00
Lunch
Kuruvadweep - Show on Map
1 hour

Relish Local cuisine at restaurants mostly run by women at kuruva islands.  Fish is a must to have. You would find dishes made of Banana stem, flower and Jackfruit which are quite authentic and local.

14:30
Visit Banasura Sagar Dam
Banasura Sagar Dam - Show on Map
1 hour

Banasura Sagar Dam, which impounds the Karamanathodu tributary of the Kabini River, is part of the Indian Banasurasagar Project consisting of a dam and a canal project started in 1979. The goal of the project is to support the Kakkayam Hydro electric power project and satisfy the demand for irrigation and drinking water in a region known to have water shortages in seasonal dry periods. In the dam's reservoir there is a set of islands that were formed when the reservoir submerged the surrounding areas. The islands with the Banasura hills are in the background view. It is the largest earth dam in India and the second largest of its kind in Asia. The dam is made up of massive stacks of stones and boulders.

15:30
Boating in Pookot Lake
Pookode Lake - Show on Map
1 hour

Pookode Lake is a scenic freshwater lake in the Wayanad district in Kerala, South India. A major tourist destination in the district, Pookode is a natural freshwater lake nestling amid evergreen forests and mountain slopes at an altitude of 770 meters above sea level. It is 15 km away from Kalpetta. It is the smallest and highest altitude freshwater lake in Kerala.

16:30
Lakkidi view point
Lakkidi View Point - Show on Map
1 hour 30 minutes

Thamarassery Churam is a mountain pass in Kerala,India across the Western Ghats. "Churam" is the Malayalam word for mountain pass. Hence, it is more prominently called Thamarassery Churam.

18:30
Reach back to Hotel and fresh up
Lakkidi View Point - Show on Map
30 minutes
19:30
Bonfire and relax
Lakkidi View Point - Show on Map
1 hour 30 minutes
21:00
Dinner
Lakkidi View Point - Show on Map
1 hour 30 minutes
Day 2 (Chembra peak trek and waterfalls visit)
07:00
Wake up and refresh
30 minutes
08:00
Breakfast
Kalpetta - Show on Map
30 minutes
10:00
Heart shape lake trek
Chembra - Show on Map
2 hours 30 minutes
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Chembra Peak (Chembra Mala) is one of the highest peak in the Western Ghats and the highest peak in Wayanad hills, at 2,100 m (6,890 ft) above sea level. Chembra is located near the town of Meppadi and is 8 km (5 mi) south of Kalpetta. It is part of the Wayanad hill ranges in Western Ghats, adjoining the Nilgiri Hills and Vellarimala in Kozhikode district in Kerala. It is the highest and the largest peak in Western Ghats of India in between Nilgiris and Himalayas exceeding 2,000m . Visits to this peak organized by 'the Chempra Peak VSS' under the control of South Wayanad Forest Development Agency, guides are provided for trekking. Chembra Peak is accessible by foot from Meppady. District Tourism Promotion Council provides guides and trekking equipment on hire charges to tourists. Banasura Sagar Dam and Banasura Hill is also nearby.

13:00
Lunch
Chembra - Show on Map
1 hour
14:00
Visit Soochipara falls
Soochipara Waterfalls - Show on Map
2 hours 30 minutes

Soochipara Falls also known as Sentinel Rock Waterfalls is a three-tiered waterfall in Vellarimala, Wayanad, India. It is surrounded by deciduous, evergreen and montane forests. Locally referred to as Soochipara ("Soochi" meaning "Needle" and "Para" meaning "Rock"), the 15-20 minute drive from Meppadi to Sentinel Rock Waterfalls has views of a number of Wayanad's tea estates. The Sentinel Rock Waterfalls is 200 metres (656 feet) and offers a cliff face that is used for rock climbing. The water from Soochipara Falls later joins Chulika River or popularly known as Chaliyar River after Velarimala Hills near Cherambadi (Tamil Nadu) in Kerala. Once people reach the parking area, they have to pass through a security check at the entrance where they make sure you don't carry any plastic. It takes 10-15 minutes walk to the waterfalls and water flow is less during summer, which makes it easy to reach the rocks where water falls.

17:00
Reach Hotel
Kalpetta - Show on Map
30 minutes

 

 

18:00
Go for Refreshing massage
1 hour 30 minutes

Wayanad is famous for its ayurveda therapies. Go for full body massage or Shirodhara Oil therapy for forehead. Its quite reuvenating relax oneselves.

19:30
Dinner and retire for the day
1 hour 30 minutes
21:30
Start back to Bangalore
30 minutes
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