A very popular place to discover the deep jungle, the beautiful waterfalls, the green hills and the natural formations is Wayanad in Kerala. Places in and around Wayanad for their exquisite beauty and naturally fresh environment. Some places that attract tourists are:
It is the highest peak of Wayanad and covered with lush tea plantations. Hike on the hill to reach the top Hridayasarasu Lake is where you can see the heart. This place is a point to see the sprawling city and the hills of Wayanad.
Dam of Banasura Sagar:
The Banasura Sagar Dam on Lake Banasura is the largest earth dam in India and the second in Asia. With the bubbling water and the mountain scenery, it’s a very picturesque place. The surrounding areas are flooded with monsoon and are a spectacular sight.
Located in Edakkal, Wayanad, at 1200 meters above sea level, are two naturally shaped vineyards. Climbing the hill to reach the caves is a daunting task and is suitable for enthusiastic tourists. The sight of prehistoric sculptures dating back 8000 years in the vineyards is worth the hike.
Bamboo forest of Muthanga:
Muthanga is part of the Nilgiri Biosphere Region. You can go on a safari in this vast forest area covered with bamboo, teak and swamp. The forest is home to several animals such as cheetah, bear, deer and bison.
Deep in a valley at North Wayanad, located in the ancient Thirunelli Temple since that time. The temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu. A nearby source called Papanasini would have the power to wash, and the faithful flock to the temple to cool off in the water.
Wayanad Wildflie Sanctuary:
WayanadWildflie Sanctuary is also covered in the Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve and is considered a World Heritage Site. The rich biodiversity of the region is a reason to spend a day exploring this sanctuary. You can also find many species of birds, such as elephants, tigers, deer and Indian bison as a bonus.