Enchanting hills, breathtaking scenery, glorious waterfalls and host of adventure spots makes Wayanad a perfect weekend getaway destination in Kerala for those of you looking to take a break from the infinite responsibilities of daily life. Nestled among the mountains of the Western Ghats, Wayanad offers a plethora of activities to indulge in – from trekking, camping, kayaking, fishing to bird watching, rock climbing, boating and swimming. It is truly the perfect place for those who love the great outdoors and are looking for some excitement and adventure.
If you are one of those seeking adventure, a stay in one of the resorts around Wayanad would provide ideal base to get the maximum of all that Wayanad has to offer. You can choose from adventure resorts, honeymoon resorts, mountain resorts to luxury resorts depending on your preferences and the activities you wish to undertake. The resorts are located in scenic places and offers accommodations and services that are on par with the best, making your stay in Wayanad a comfortable and enjoyable one.
Places that are a must visit for the adventurous in Wayanad
Wayanad with its numerous hills, streams, waterfalls and valleys provides adventure seekers with exciting avenues that ensures a thrilling time that is unforgettable. Most of the resorts in Wayanad are located near areas offering some form of adventure activity and by staying in these resorts you can indulge in your love for adventure and at the same time be pampered with great service that leaves you feeling refreshed and recharged.
Below are some places that are highly recommended for the adventurous.
The Chembra Peak
The highest peak in Wayanad, Chembra located near Meppadi, is a perfect spot for those who love to have an adventurous trip. A three hour trek through a challenging terrain is required to reach the peak. The splendorous view and the added attraction of seeing a heart shaped lake known as ‘Hridhayathadakam’ at the top of the peak makes the trek a worthwhile effort to those undertaking it. Trekking to Chembra Peak requires the permission from the Meppady forest officials.
Pakshipathalam located in the Brahmagiri hills on the border of Kerala and Karnataka offers an exciting time for the serious adventure seekers and the trekking enthusiasts. An arduous eight km trek through dense forests brings you to the place that is famous for its rock caves and variety of exotic and migratory birds. The fascinating view and the varieties of wildlife here provide you with an unforgettable trekking experience. Permission is required from the Divisional Forest Office (DFO) for undertaking this trek.
Sentinel Rock or Soochipara Waterfall
This waterfall is located near Chooralmala in Meppadi panchayat. It is one of the most attractive falls in Wayanad. A 2km trek brings you to the place which provides a good spot for having a picnic. You can also indulge in some swimming and bathing in the pool at the foot of the falls. The truly adventurous can try their hand at some rock climbing on the Sentinel Rock which has a height of more than 200m.
Undertaking a trip to Wayanad and staying in one of the resorts there is the perfect way for you to get close to nature and have an adventurous and enjoyable time without any worries.
Located amidst the dense evergreen forest, LanternStay provides the adventure seekers and the nature enthusiasts a chance to connect with nature and enjoy its many offerings. At the LanternStay a jungle and adventure resort located in Meppadi in Wayanad, you can relax or engage in activities provided by the resort from nature walks, explorations, guided plantation tours, bird watching to trekking and swimming in the stream running through the property. The serene environment of our resort offers an opportunity to escape from the hustle and bustle of city life and have an exciting time amidst nature. You can choose to stay in one of the elegant cottages or in one of the beautiful tree houses available there. The mesmerizing views, the tranquil surroundings, tasty organic food and great service all ensures a stay that is pleasurable and refreshing.
Come and connect with nature. Get in touch with us at LanternStay today and make your trip to Wayanad a one worth remembering.