World's most beautiful tourist destination

Timings:evenings are the ideal time

Dress codes: Casuals

Distance from Kenichira:38Km

Banasura Sagar Dam

This is the largest earth dam in India. The topography is such that many islands will be formed in the upstream of the dam when it is full. These island with the background of Banasura hill provide a hypnotizing site to tourists.

Speed and pedal boats are available to the tourists here. Speed boat ride in particular is an exhilarating experience and not to be missed.

Chembra Peak

Chembra peak is 2100 meters above see level and the tallest point in Wayanad. Scaling this peak and back is an exhilarating 5-6 hours trek from the base. At 1500 meters from the base, there is crystal clear lake hardly touched by human hands. This peak is a trekker’s paradise and an ideal site for camping out at night. The scenic beauty of Wayanad, that is visible from the top of Chembra peak, is really mesmerizing.

Timings:Before 10am

Dress codes: Bermudas, jeans and sneakers

Distance from Kenichira:38Km

Timings:9am to 4.30pm

Dress codes: Casuals

Distance from Kenichira:23Km

Edakkal Caves

Edakkal caves situated in the Ambukuthi mountains are not caves in the right sense.It is a cleft about 96ft. long and 22 ft wide in the rock. There are some interesting carvings of pre-historic age. This location is of breathtaking beauty.

Kuruva Island

995 acres of thick forest along the banks of the tributaries of east flowing Kabini river forms forms Kuruva Island. This island is totally uninhabited. This isolated area is an ideal picnic spot. Kuruva Ireland is a paradise for exotic birds. Enjoy the sights of deferent birds and learn about their nesting habits and mating calls. Angling trekking, swimming and exotic birds watching could all be done here. An ideal place for camping out at night. A most see destination in Wayanad.

Timings:9am to 3.30pm

Dress codes: Casuals

Distance from Kenichira:26Km

Timings:9am to 10 am & 3pm to 5pm

Dress codes: Casuals

Distance from Kenichira:26Km

Muthanga Wildlife Sanctuary

This Sanctuary is located very near to the Karnataka State border. Wild forests covering an area of 345 sq. mts from Muthanga wild life Sanctuary, the biggest abode of wild animals in the entire Malabar region, Elephants, spotted deers, etc.. are sighted here.

Lakkidi View Point

Lakkidi is the one of the highest location in Wayanad. It is at an elevation of 700 meters above see level. As the name suggests, it is a great place to watch sun rise and sunset and a clear sunny day, the view is mesmerizing. The view from the top also offers a bird’s view of lofty mountain peaks, the gurgling stream, luxuriant vegetation and winding roads that are really awesome..

Distance from Kenichira:32Km

Timings:9am to 5pm

Dress codes: Casuals

Distance from Kenichira:27Km

Pookkot Lake

It is a natural fresh water lake. Surrounded by evergreen rain forest. There is a fresh water aquarium and a green house here. Boating facilities are available here. Pookkot Lake is one of the most sought after tourist spots in Wayanad and a big hit with family crowd.


The labyrinth of Pakshipathalam is another fascinating trek. This is a challenging tourist spot for even adventure loving patrons. 9km trek along the winding path through dense evergreen forest over three hills is required to reach here. The destination is a grotto of caves created by nature a million years ago. This is the abode of various exotic birds and wild beasts.

Dress codes: Bermudas, jeans and sneakers

Distance from Kenichira:50Km

Timings:9am to 4.30pm

Dress codes: Casuals

Distance from Kenichira:35Km

Soochippara Waterfalls

Soochippara Waterfalls are really treasures of nature. Alight from your drive and take one km walk in to the dense equatorial forest of Wayanad. You will discover nature at its thundering best. Soochippara is a three tired powerfull waterfalls. The cliff face here is ideal for rock-climbing, but for true professionals only

Thirunelli Temple

Thirunelli temple is also known as “Thekkan Kashi” or “Dakshin Kashi” It is firmly believed that a dip in the river papanasini, running crystal clear downhill, washes away one’s sins.

Timings:6am to 12.30pm and 5.30pm to 7.30pm

Dress codes: Dress fit for the temple, preferable

Distance from Kenichira:52Km

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From the Heart of Wayanad