11 days in Wayanad District, Kozhikode & Alappuzha Itinerary

11 days in Wayanad District, Kozhikode & Alappuzha Itinerary

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Kalpetta
— 3 nights
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Kozhikode
— 3 nights
Drive
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Alappuzha
— 4 nights
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Kalpetta — 3 nights

One of the district's main tourist hubs, Kalpetta offers easy access to a number of man-made and natural attractions.
When in Kalpetta, make a side trip to see Banasurasagar Dam in Vythiri, approximately Vythiri away. Next up on the itinerary: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Chembra, enjoy breathtaking views from Lakkidi View Point, contemplate the waterfront views at Pookot Lake, and take in the dramatic scenery at Soochippara Falls (Sentinel Rock Waterfall).

To find photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Kalpetta online trip planner.

Bengaluru to Kalpetta is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also fly; or take a bus; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Bengaluru in October since evenings lows in Kalpetta dip to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to catch the bus to Kozhikode.
Parks · Nature · Historic Sites
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Kozhikode — 3 nights

Famous as the landing place of Vasco da Gama, the large industrial city of Kozhikode today acts as staging post for adventures around the state, while also boasting some particularly popular beaches.
When in Kozhikode, make a side trip to see Nilambur Teak Museum in Malappuram, approximately Malappuram away. There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Kozhikode Beach, get some fabulous bargains at HiLite Mall, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Tali Temple.

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Kozhikode trip planner.

Traveling by bus from Kalpetta to Kozhikode takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In October, daily temperatures in Kozhikode can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Alappuzha.
Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Museums
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Alappuzha — 4 nights

Affectionately known as Alleppey to locals and tourists alike, Alappuzha acts as a major transport and cultural hub on the Kerala backwaters.
Spend the 11th (Mon) exploring at Kerala Backwaters. There's still lots to do: stroll through Marari Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Alappuzha Beach, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Alappuzha travel planning tool.

Drive from Kozhikode to Alappuzha in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Alappuzha can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can travel back home.
Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife
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Wayanad District travel guide

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Caves · Dams · Bodies of Water
Wayanad District tourism sector relies heavily on visitors from the neighboring states of Karnataka and Tamil Nadu, as well as a growing number of international tourists. Boasting solitary pine forest in Kerala, as well as an abundance of paddy fields and picturesque mountain landscapes, the district is known first and foremost for its scenic nature. A Wayanad District holiday offers you a chance to spot some of the most majestic land animals still thriving in the wild--the region shelters more Asian elephants than any other place in the world.