Wayanad Tourism

Wayanad is a district in the north east part of Kerela and is one of the most picturesque locations in the destination. The region was formerly known as Mayakshetra (Maya's land) in the earliest records. From charming scenery to breathe-taking views the destination is nothing less than a paradise. Visit the place and be ready to be mesmerised by its beauty and elegance. Wayanad is the only district in Kerala that borders both neighbouring states Karnataka and Tamil Nadu and comes highly recommended by travellers. The district is divided into the centre of the district hill which islower in height whereas the northern area has high hills famous for its trekking and hiking activities. The eastern area is the flat land of the destination. The whole district is set on the Western Ghats with an altitude between 700 m to 2100 m.

The place is also known for its history and sees a lot of tourists all year round. Wayanad is known and known well for its scintillating food and drinks pallet which is must try for any traveller that comes this way. The destination is also famed for its great attractions which range from mighty mountain peaks to ancient temples. The city has something in store for everyone.

Scenic beauty is among the chief reasons why the tourism in Wayanad is always high. The location offers some of the best natural attractions and comes highly recommended by travellers if you are looking for a place of relaxation and tranquillity. The destination which was formed on 1 November 1980 has gained popularity and became the 12th district in the region. So take out some time, visit the destination and indulge in calmness and serenity and have a truly enjoyable experience in the town.

Essential travel information and Wayanad tips for your visit

Essential Info

  • Time Zone: Indian time zone UTC+05:30.
  • Currency: Rupees
  • Electricity and Internet: 240 volts is the electricity and internet is available in most parts.
  • Languages: Malayalam, Tamil, Tulu, Kannada, Konkani.
  • Security: DISTRICT COLLECTOR (O). 04936 – 202230 COLLECTORATE. 04936 – 202251
  • Off-beaten Path: Visit the town on foot and explore the lakes.
  • Tipping: Tipping is appreciated but not mandatory.
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 75 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Wayanad

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.03 USD
    • International Movie per seat 7.13 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 28.5 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 7.13 USD

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