Wayanad nearest airport

Karipur International Airport, Kozhikode

100 km approx

Wayanad railway station

Kozhikode Railway Station

85.9 km approx

How to reach Wayanad from Bangalore

A rural district in beautiful Kerala, Wayanad is a paradise waiting to be explored. Spanning over two thousand square kilometres, Wayanad shares a border with Karnataka and Tamil Nadu. When it comes to Wayanad tourist places, there is plenty to see and explore. 

You can visit the Banasura Sagar Dam, which is the largest earthen dam in India, or go trekking in Chembra Peak, the highest peak in Wayanad. You can also go boating on the serene waters of Pookode Lake. A must-visit is the Edakkal Cave, the only place in India with carvings from the Stone Age. Muthanga Wildlife Sanctuary will offer you an experience of a lifetime.

This Wayanad how to reach guide will show you how you can get to this gorgeous land of lakes, waterfalls, forests, and spice plantations. 

How to Reach Wayanad by Rail

There is no Wayanad train station. The Wayanad nearest railway station is Kozhikode, 85.9 km away. Kozhikode is well connected by rail to major towns such as Kochi, Chennai, and Bengaluru. You can take a train to Kozhikode and then travel by road to Wayanad. A number of buses ply from Kozhikode bus station to Wayanad. Or you could hire a cab.

How to Reach Wayanad by Road

If you’re wondering how to reach Wayanad by road, there is a network of good roads that lead to Wayanad from all three states – Kerala, Tamil Nadu, and Karnataka. You can hire a private car and travel in comfort. Another option is to take the state transport buses that run from Bengaluru, Mysore, Kochi, Mangalore, Trivandrum, Chennai, etc. to Kozhikode or Wayanad.

How to Reach Wayanad by Air

Karipur International Airport at Kozhikode is the nearest airport to Wayanad. You can take a flight to Kozhikode, which is well connected to most cities in the country as well as the Middle East. From Kozhikode you can take a cab. A smart move would be to book your cab online before you get there as cabs at the airport often charge a premium.

Where to stay in Wayanad

Book your tickets now and experience Wayanad with your family. The state offers several options to stay for tourists. Among the many Wayanad resorts, the Vythiri Village Wayanad Resort, a Club Mahindra affiliate, is very popular. The retreat is rated highly on Club Mahindra reviews and a stay here is sure to be memorable.

The rooms at Vythiri Village Wayanad Resort come with every comfort imaginable. You could consider a family vacation here. Indulge in a relaxing Ayurvedic treatment at the spa and take in the breath-taking views from your room. The in-house restaurant offers a variety of cuisines, including the very popular Kerala cuisine. Feast on local delicacies like Puttu and Appams, Kadala Curry and lip-smacking Malabar Biryani whipped up by the resort’s master chefs.

Things to do in Wayanad

  1. Visit the Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary to spot tigers, elephants, leopards, and deer.
  2. Trek to Chembra Peak, the highest peak in the hill station. 
  3. Experience bamboo rafting at Kuruva Island
  4. Enjoy boating at Pookode lake
  5. Go cycling, ziplining, and trekking
  6. Stroll in the beautiful tea estates
  7. Take a dip in the Soochipara Waterfalls
  8. Visit the Wayanad Heritage Museum that showcases the rich cultural heritage of Wayanad and is a must-visit for history buffs
  9. Visit the Edakkal caves and explore ancient rock carvings
  10.  Go on a jungle trek at the Kalladi forest
  11.  Visit Neelimala viewpoint for breathtaking and scenic views

What are you waiting for? Book your holiday with Club Mahindra because your perfect getaway with family in Wayanad awaits you!


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