Though the list of places to visit in Wayanad includes some incredible spots that boast of pristine natural beauty, visiting the Pookode Lake is highly recommended when you are holidaying in or around the region.
It is around 15 kilometres from Kalpetta and 3 kilometres to the south of Vythiri town. The dense forests and the Western Ghats cover it up around the sides. It would be best if you plan to visit the Pookode Lake between August to May. The route to the lake is peaceful and soothing.
Places of Interest near Pookode Lake
You can take a tour of this beautiful lake in the paddle boats available. If you are lucky enough, you may also see blue lilies. People have also spotted wild animals and birds while boating.
Visiting the neighbouring freshwater aquarium, children's park and shopping centre should also be on your list of things to do in Wayanad. You could shop for the local handicraft and spices that are popular here, highly recommended are handicrafts made from bamboo and coconut shells.
if you are travelling with family, make sure you also visit these places in Wayanad:
* Chembra Peak: 14 kilometres to the west of Kalpetta, it is the highest peak in Wayanad. It stands at a height of 2100 metres above sea level.
* Kuruvadweep: Located in the adjacent vicinity to Pakshipathalam, Kuruvadwep is a stunning island, extending for 950 acres on the banks of the Kabini River.
* Pakshipathalam: A pleasant hill resort situated in the Brahmagiri hills, it is 7 kilometres north-east of Thirunelli. It is home to an extensive variety of birds and animals.
Where to Stay While Visiting Pookode Lake?
With a Club Mahindra Membership, you could choose to stay at Vythiri Village Resort in Wayanad, a Club Mahindra property in Kerala. Considered as one of the best Wayanad resort, the Vythiri Village Resort offers a peaceful and comfortable stay for all its guests.
The resort has spacious rooms equipped with essential facilities to ensure every comfort of yours. Adding to the delight is the in-house restaurant that serves the best of the local cuisine.
The resort offers a variety of indoor and outdoor activities as well for the entire family. Be it zip line, archery, cycling, stream walks, yoga, camping or even a rejuvenating experience at the spa, there is never a dull moment at the Vythiri Village Resort.
Past experiences of tourists and more information on the resort can be read through the Club Mahindra reviews, which should help you decide better.
It is never a wrong time to plan that perfect vacation. With a Club Mahindra membership, do it sooner than later.