Enjoy Wayanad with your Dear & Near

Enjoy Wayanad with your Dear & Near

Enjoy your vacation at ORCHID RESORTS, WAYANAD

Enjoy this vacation with your Dear & Near at a place where God has
selected for his own vacation, a riverside plantation resort  i.e.
ORCHID RESORT, Noolpuzha, Sulthan Bathery, Wayanad District, Kerala.

Wayanad, the Kashmir of Kerala is situated 2100mtrs above sea level.
The rich cultural heritage of the district is best revealed by the
historical ruins excavated by the Archeological Department surveys.
The rock carving on the walls of Edakkal Caves throw light on the
ancient Neolithic civilization existed in India.  Wayanad is blessed
with a pleasant climate without any extreams.  The temperature  ranges
from 15 – 30 degree celcius.   The velvetted hills and whispering
valleys with envigorating cool breeze, mist clad mountains and curly
mountain roads, mysterious caves, gaurgling rivulets, magnificent
water falls, jungles, exotic legends, tree houses and open paddy
fields, turn Wayanad into a panoramic paradise of pedestrian tourists.

Places to see in wayanad

Chembra Peak

At 2100 mts above mean sea level, Chembra Peak Wayanad is the highest peak in Wayanad and is ideal for trekking. Climbing this peak is a challenging mountaineering endeavour and would take a full day The scenic beauty ofWayanad, Kerala which is visible from the top of Chembra, is very exhilerating. The surrounding areas offer exceptional photo oppurtunities. Camping on the peak is an unforgettable experience. District Tourism Promotion Council provides guides, sleeping bags, canvases, huts and trekking implements on hire.Chembra is located in Meppadi (Meppady) Panchayath , 11 km off NH212 (Kollegal – Mysore – Kozhikode). For people who prefer public transport, KSRTC (both Kerala & Karnataka) and a lot of private companies operate overnight deluxe buses between Kozhikode (aka Calicut) and Bengaluru. People taking buses can get down at Kalpetta and catch another bus to Meppadi. Meppadi is 11 km from Chundale, in the SH29, connecting Chundale to Ooty.

Meenmutty Waterfalls

Wayanad is blessed with some of the best falls within the state of Kerala. Three such breathtaking falls are the Meenmutty Falls, the Suchipara Falls and the Kanthampuram Falls, which are a must visit for every tourist to that part of the country.

Meenmutty Falls, located 29 km from Kalpetta in Wayanad District, is a three-tiered waterfall with a height of 300 metres. Meenmutty Falls, the largest and most spectacular waterfall in the Wayanad District, is a 2 km hike though the jungle from the main Ooty Road. It is Kerala’s second largest waterfall and one of the most unspoiled in its natural setting. Each of its three tiers requires a separate hike through a moist, deciduous forest. The path is quite dangerous and tiring but the waterfall makes the strain of the trek more than worth it.

Distances from: KPA-37 Km, SBY-12 Km, MDY-54 Km

Muniyaras

Wayanad is blessed with some of the best falls within the state of Kerala. Three such breathtaking falls are the Meenmutty Falls, the Suchipara Falls and the Kanthampuram Falls, which are a must visit for every tourist to that part of the country.

Meenmutty Falls, located 29 km from Kalpetta in Wayanad District, is a three-tiered waterfall with a height of 300 metres. Meenmutty Falls, the largest and most spectacular waterfall in the Wayanad District, is a 2 km hike though the jungle from the main Ooty Road. It is Kerala’s second largest waterfall and one of the most unspoiled in its natural setting. Each of its three tiers requires a separate hike through a moist, deciduous forest. The path is quite dangerous and tiring but the waterfall makes the strain of the trek more than worth it.

Distances from: KPA-37 Km, SBY-12 Km, MDY-54 Km

Edakkal caves

3 caves are located at a height of 1000 mts on Ambukuthi mala near Ambalavayal, Wayanad . The new stone age pictorial writings on the walls of these natural caves at Edakkal are the evidence of the civilizations that existed in the regions in the pre-historic times. The caves can be accessed only by a 1Km trekking trail from Edakkal. Morning hours are the best time to visit these caves. Entry is permitted only upto 1700 hrs. An interesting trek up of the Ambukuthi Hill near Ambalavayal town takesyou to this fascinating neolithic cave site.

Etchings found on the walls of these caves have drawn the serious attention of archeologists and historians worldwide.

Distances from: KPA-27 Km, SBY-12 Km, MDY-45 Km

Jain Temple

Generally known as Tippu’s Fort, this temple is situated in town which got its name from the historic fact that Tippu used this temple as his Battery (ammunition store) in the region. Hence the name “Sulthan’s Battery”. This temple is one of the most important amongst a series of ruins spread across the state of Keralathat testify to a period of a strong Jain presence in this region. Believed to have been built in the 13th century, it served as a Hindu shrine, an important centre for commercial activity and eventually as a Battery.

Distances from: KPA-24 Km, SBY-1 Km, MDY-41 Km

Chethalayam Falls

Chethalayam is one of Wayanad’s smaller waterfalls. Its surroundings offer a number of vantage points for bird-watching. It is also popular with trekking enthusiasts.

Distances from: KPA-37 Km, SBY-12 Km, MDY-54 Km