12 days in Wayanad District, Vadakara & Kozhikode Itinerary

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Kalpetta
— 5 nights
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Vythiri
— 2 nights
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Vadakara
— 2 nights
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Kozhikode
— 2 nights
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Kalpetta — 5 nights

One of the district's main tourist hubs, Kalpetta offers easy access to a number of man-made and natural attractions.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kalpetta: Wayanad Heritage Museum (Ambalavayal Heritage Museum) (in Sulthan Bathery) and Fun Fantasy (in Padinjarathara). There's much more to do: enjoy breathtaking views from Lakkidi View Point, contemplate the waterfront views at Pookot Lake, admire the sheer force of Meenmutty Falls, and Head underground at Edakkal Caves.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Kalpetta travel route app.

Chennai to Kalpetta is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also fly; or drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. When traveling from Chennai in July, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Kalpetta: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Vythiri.
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Vythiri — 2 nights

Start off your visit on the 29th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Wayanad Tea Museum and then see human ingenuity at work at Banasurasagar Dam. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Fri): make a trip to Thariode and then take in the dramatic scenery at Thusharagiri Waterfalls.

To see more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Vythiri travel route builder.

Vythiri is very close to Kalpetta. In July, daytime highs in Vythiri are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Vadakara.
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Vadakara — 2 nights

Kick off your visit on the 31st (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Kunjali Marakkar Museum and then don't miss a visit to Lokamalayar Kavil Ambalam @ Lokanarkavu temple. Keep things going the next day: walk around Tagore Park and then don't miss a visit to Mahe River Side Walkway.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Vadakara day trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Vythiri to Vadakara takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In July, daily temperatures in Vadakara can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Kozhikode.
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Kozhikode — 2 nights

City of Spices

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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): kick back and relax at Kozhikode Beach and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tali Temple. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Beypore Beach and then get some fabulous bargains at HiLite Mall.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Kozhikode tour itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Vadakara to Kozhikode takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In August, daytime highs in Kozhikode are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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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.
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