Enjoy a weekend getaway to Wayanad, on the Northern part of Kerala, famous for the beautiful valleys and adventurous trekking trails. This tour combines beautiful National Parks, waterfall and caves, creating an unforgettable adventure.
Trip in a nutshell
Wayanad: Banasura Lake dam, Meenmutty falls, Muthanga Wild Life Sanctuary, Kuruva Dweep Island, Edakkal Caves, Soochipara waterfalls.
After your arrival, you will meet our representative for your 2 hours 30 minutes drive to Wayanad and your hotel for the night. After some time to relax and freshen up, we experience one of the highlights of the tour - visit the Banasura Lake dam and Meenmutty falls. Overnight in Wayanad.
This morning we approach Muthanga Wild Life Sanctuary for a thrilling Safari. Later, you will visit the Kuruva Dweep Island. The island is surrounded by a unique, lush eco-system. We cross the river in a Bamboo raft and walk through the forest to reach the river. Overnight stay in Wayanad.
Today you hike the awesomely beautiful Edakkal Caves. Sip refreshing drinks and fresh fruits at every turn. The cave walls have etchings of prehistoric line drawings, depictions and carvings which give us the glimpse of stone age or Neolithic age of civilization. Next, we drive through a scenic route to visit the Soochipara water falls. A 30-minute drive followed by a 2km walk to reach the waterfall. Overnight stay in Wayanad.
Departure from Mysore.
The Edakkal Caves are located on the Ambukutty hills. The caves are a prehistoric rock shelter formed naturally out of a strange formation of three huge boulders. Edakkal literally means a stone in between.
Muthunga Wildlife Sanctuary:
Also known as Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary, the forest of Muthanga is blessed with many varieties of trees and other plants. You will be amazed at the sight of wild animals such as elephants, jungle cats, civet cats, monkeys, and deer. If you are lucky you might even spot a tiger or a leopard. The sanctuary is domain to an endless population of birds like peacocks, babblers, cuckoos, owls, woodpeckers, and jungle fowls lodges here.
Soochipara waterfall is a three-tiered waterfall in Vellari Mala. This waterfall is surrounded by dense green forest. A nominal fee is charged for entrance and camera usage. The water here cascades down from a height of 30 to 60 m. During monsoon, the fall is at its fullest.