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Wayanad Hill Station is famous for luxuriant plantations of coffee, tea, cardamom, pepper and rubber, The two rock caves of Edakkal Caves are major tourist attraction in Wayanad, Wayanad Hill are also famous for ancient carvings and pictorial writings
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Wayanad Hill Stations In Kerala

Devikulam Hillstation in Kerala
  • Altitude - 700 to 2100 Mts above sea level
  • Best Time to visit - September To May.
  • Temperature: Mean min. 20º C, Mean Max 35º C
  • Clothing: Light summer wear for most of the year. Between Dec and Feb, carry warm clothes.
Wayanad is located on the summit of the Deccan Plateau on its southern side with the Western Ghats running through it. Blessed by nature with lush, tropical forests, undulating slopes through which a number of smooth flowing rivers run across and a climate that promises to charm, the serene hill station of Wayanad remains even today uncorrupted by modernity and thus, is generally regarded to be one of the most popular tourist destinations of Kerala. A definite must-visit while on a holiday in Kerala.

The name Wayanad is said to have been derived from the word vayalnadu, which means the land of paddy fields. Wayanad was carved out from the parts of the districts of Kozhikode and Kannur. It came into existence on 1st November 1980 and was the 12th district of kerala. The district earns foreign exchange for producing spices like pepper, cardamom, spices, tea, coffee and seasonings.

Devikulam Hillstation in KeralaThe two rock caves of Edakkal Caves are the major tourist attraction of Wayand Hills. The hills are also famous for the ancient carvings and pictorial writings dating back to New Stone Age and are situated in the Ambukuthy hills. The Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary is a part of the Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve. The Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary is known for a wide range of flora and fauna. Nagarhole and Bandipur National Parks are close by. Pookat Lake is place to spend lazy afternoons and can enjoy boating. There is a fresh water aquarium and the children's park near the Pookat Lake. You can shop for handicraft items and spices from here. The plantations of coffee, tea, cardamom, pepper and rubber are interspersed the hills of Wayanad. The other places to visit at Wayanad are the Varambettas mosque and the Ambalavayal Heritage Museum.

Prime attraction of Wayanad Hill Station of Kerala
  • Sulthan bathery - Edakkal caves
    12 km from sulthan bathery :
    The new stone age pictorial writings on the walls of these natural caves are evidence of the civilisation that existed in these regions in prehistoric times.

  • Wayanad wildlife sanctuary
    The Wayanad wildlife sanctuary is rich in bio-diversity. The sanctuary is an integral part of the Nilgiri biosphere reserve.

  • Mananthavady Kuruvadweep
    This island on the eastward bound kabani river is an ideal picnic spot.

  • Thirunelly Temple
    The thirunelly temple is a marvel temple architecture

How to reach Wayanad Hill Station of Kerala
  • By Air
    The airport nearest to the Wayanad is at Kozhikode airport at Karippur which is well connected to the hill station by a number of transportation options.

  • By Rail
    The nearest railway station to the pristine hill station of Wayanad is located at Kozhikode, which is situated at a distance of around 67 kms away from Wayanad

  • By Road
    A number of excellently maintained roads connect Wayanad with its neighboring cities. These include the Kozhikode- Mysore National Highway No. 212, which passes through the middle of the district. However it is best to avoid these roads at night as they run through a region which is famous for its elephants!

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