Experience the breathtaking
beauty and the panoramic view of lush green Wayanad, one of the
most magnificent hill stations of Kerala!
is known for its rich tribal heritage,agricultural prosperity,lush
green virgin forests,natural sources of water and hill ranges besides
its legendary tales of valour and courage .It is the green paradise
of Kerala with abundant natural resources that includes exotic species
of plants and wild animals .Wayanad is a delight and a must-see
destination for every tourist and visitor to God's own country.
The following are some of the important tourist destinations and
sight seeing places in the area:
Surrounded by greenery on all sides
Boating facilities for tourists,Chidren's Park,Fresh water acquarium,etc.(Tel:04936
Distance : 15 km from Kalpatta,40 km from Bathery,50 km from Mananthawady.
Situated at Ambukutthi Hills,4000 feet high, near Bathery,one of
the oldest historical monuments famous for its ancient cave paintings.The
cave was formed on its own when a huge boulder crashed into the
Distance : 21 km from Kalpatta
The river Kabini flowing through the middle of 950 acres of ever
green forests forms estuaries leading to the island.
Distance : 40 km from Kalpatta
A rare treasure house of hundreds of different varieties of birds,
herbs and plants
Entry sanctioned only through D.F.O.,North Wayanad.Permitted hours
of sight seeing: 11 am to 5 pm
Distance : 71 km from Kalpatta, 78 km from Bathery,36 km from Mananthawady.
Major Hindu temple,famous for conducting funeral rites.
Distance : 64 km from Kalpatta,71 km from Bathery,29 km from Mananthawady.
Chembra forms the biggest mountain range in Wayanad,towering 2,100
m above sea level,from where a bird's eye view of the entire area
can be enjoyed.Camping facilities will be provided,on advance booking
at the Jilla Tourism Promotion Council (Tel:04936-202134)
Distance : 17 km from Kalpatta,42 km from Bathery,52 km fron Mananthawady.
Soochippara (Pinrock ) Waterfalls
Travelling from Meppady,for about a distance of 13 km,through sprawling
tea estates,one reaches the Falls.
Meenmutty (Fish) Falls
You can reach the closest point to these famous Falls when you travel
through the Vaduvanchal route.
Distance : 29 km fromKalpatta,28 km from Bathery,64 km from Mananthawady.
A paradise for adventure seekers and trekkers situated at Cheengeri
Hills,at a distance of 2 km from Ambalavayal
Distance : ,26 km from Kalpatta,12 km from Bathery,43 km from Mananthawady.
Bathery Jain Temple
This ancient temple considered to be more than 1000 years old,is
famous for its architecture,especially the huge and sturdy granite
pillars and other carvings.
Distance : 25 km from Kalpatta
The unique feature of this dam is that the entire structure is built
Distance : 14 km from Kalpatta, 28 km from Bathery, 41 km from Mananthawady.
Muthanga Wildlife Sanctuary
This sanctuary is connected to Bandipur National Park of Karnataka
(Tel:0821 2480901)and Mudumali Wildlife Sanctuary of Tamil Nadu(Tel:0428
25226235; 0428 2444098) and belongs to the Nilgiri Bioshere.This
place is famous for its elephant population.Tigers,leopards,wild
cats,stags,spotted deer,wild squirrels,bears,wild pigs,porcupines,
and wild mongooses besides a variety of land and water birds can
also be seen by the wild life enthusiasts and trekkers.(Muthanga
Distance : 13 km from Bathery, 38 km from Kalpatta.
This is yet another place popular for wild animals and is an entry
point to the tourist destinations in Karnataka.(Tel:04935 240233)
Places of interest
Mother Lourde's Church,Pallikkunnu
Distance : 19 km from Kalpatta,52 km from Bathery, 23 km from Mananthawady.
Distance : 47 km from Kalpatta, 52 km from Bathery, 23 km from Mananthawady.
Tomb of Pazhassi Raja
Distance : 35 km from Kalpatta, 42 km from Bathery, 1 km from Mananthawady.
Distance : 30 km from Kalpatta, 31 km from Bathery, 5 km fro Mananthawady.