7 Best Things to do in Wayanad During Family Vacations

by - 5/17/2018

Wayanad is a picturesque hill station in the southern state of Kerala. Abundant natural beauty, endless scenic vistas, a romantic charm, and beasts of the wild are some of the amazing things to be enjoyed here. It really does boast a plethora of fun activities to enjoy with loved ones during family holidays.
Here are some fun things to do in Wayanad that must be included in your itinerary.

Chembra Peak
Standing tall at 2100m, this is the highest summit in Wayanad. Here, you can enjoy sweeping views of Wayanad and Kozhikode districts along with trekking and photography. Remember to stop by its heart-shaped lake.

Muthunga Wildlife Sanctuary
Also known as Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary, this place is included in the Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve and is one of the best tourist places in Wayanad. Come here with your kids to spot elephants, deer, monkeys, sambar, eucalyptus, bamboo trees, and a lot more!

Pookot Lake
Bring your kids to this natural freshwater lake for boating. The lake is surrounded by lush greenery all over.
Soochipoora Falls
These three-tiered falls cascade down rapidly and provide amazing waters for making a splash with kids. It is also a great spot for rock-climbing and family picnic.
Edakkal Caves
F. Fawcett discovered these prehistoric caves in 1890. Teach your kids about the Neolithic paintings that adorn their walls while you soak in some ancient history too.

Sulthan Bathery
This is an ancient place with a diverse history. It is home to some great Jain temples that were built by early settlers. It also served as a commercial center many years ago. Apart from that, Sulthan Bathery also served as a storage space for Tipu Sultan’s arms and weapons. It is a great place to bring your kids to learn about this place’s diverse history.
Banasura Dam
This is the largest earthen dam in the country and is ensconced in the Banasura Hills. It is a gorgeous place to visit with family as it serves as a picnic spot and photographer’s paradise. Make sure to explore the diverse flora and fauna in the surrounding hills as well as marvel at the vistas of the dam!
Where to stay

You can stay at Vythiri Village Resort, a Club Mahindra’s affiliate, when you are vacationing in Wayanad. This Wayanad resort is the perfect base, from where you can access all the fun tourist spots in this destination. It also boasts spacious and comfortable rooms that are perfect for rest and rejuvenation after a long day of exploration.
Also, read through these Club Mahindra reviews on Wayanad resort & get a sneak peek of how Club Mahindra members are spending their family vacations at Wayanad resort.
Book your fun family vacation in Wayanad by logging onto Club Mahindra’s website or mobile app today!

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  1. Wow to all the images amazing place to travel with your family

  2. wow these photos are amazing. It looks like a great place to travel x
    Lizzie Oladunni

  3. Nice pictures !