Wayanad Family Tour Package – 2 Days 1 Night
Day 1 CALICUT – WAYANAD (3 Hours 100KMS)
On Arrival at Calicut Airport / Railway station, you will be received by our Chauffeur and will proceed to Sultan Bathery. On the way, he will stop for refreshment / Breakfast(optional). Later Visit Edakkal Caves, Phantom Rock, Heritage Museum, Kerala Agri Farm and take a break for Lunch.
Edakkal cave – This location is breath-taking beauty is three kilometres from Ambalavayal which is 25 km. from Kalpetta. The Edakkal cave in the Ambukuthy Mountain is not a cave in the real sense. What makes it a cave to the ordinary observer is the fact that in the other portion of the large cleft, an enormous rock, weighing several tons, has fallen forming a roof over a large part of it. The rock wall contains some interesting carvings, which represent human and animal figures and objects of human use and symbols. These carvings speak of a highly civilized people of pre-historic are and inspires the archaeologists and historians to rewrite the history of Wayanad and Kerala as a whole.
Muthanga Wild Life Sanctuary – Muthanga, which is 16 km. east of Sulthan Bathery is located very near to the Karnataka border. Wild forests covering an area of 345 sq.kms. from the Muthanga Wild Life Sanctuary; the biggest abode of wild animals in Malabar. Elephant, spotted deer, bison, tiger, cheetah, wild bear, etc. are found in this sanctuary. The Forest Department has facilities for providing elephant rides to tourists here.
*Jeep Safari Timing – Morning 7 AM to 10 AM & Evening 03 PM to 05 PM
Day 2 Wayanad Sightseeing & Drop
Pookot Lake – It is a natural freshwater lake, brimmed with evergreen mountains. The weather here is salacious; the scenic beauty, hypnotising and the nature, unspoiled. Pookot Lake tourist resort in Vythiri is the most sought after tourist spot of Wayanad. There is an aquarium and a greenhouse here. Boating facilities also are available. Spices and handicraft items are also arranged for sale Pookot. The lake has an area of 8.5 ha.and the maximum water depth is 6.5mtrs. This lake is three km. south of Vythiri.
Chain Tree – This Chain tree is located near Vythiri and is 15 km from Kalpetta. This is a large Ficus tree bounded by a long chain. Ficus tree is the official tree of Thailand. Under natural conditions, this tree will grow up to 98 feet. It has swinging branches, silky leaves and small fruit. This small fruit is a favourite food for many birds.
There is an interesting story behind this Chain tree. It is said that one Adivasi youth named Karinthandan helped or guided one British engineer to find the difficult path through the dense forest to Wayanad. But the crooked engineer who wanted to take the full credit of this discovery killed Karinthandan. The angry soul of this Adivasi started troubling travellers who used to visit Wayanad. It is said that one priest chained this angry spirit to this tree.
Evening back to your airport/railway station or drive to your home location with sweet memories of Wayanad.
Note: Some destinations will be closed depending upon weather conditions.