is a beautiful heavenly paradise of south India. Wayanad is an imitative
term of Vayal Nadu. Vayal means rice fields and Nadu means the land.
Thus Wayanad essentially means a land of rice fields. The place is
exceedingly beautiful, majorly due to its background of misty white
and green mountains, intensely thick forests and an immensely fertile
green landscape. The forest growth of Wayanad is a natural habitat
for any animal and bird species and thus one can find an amazing array
of flora and fauna in the area. An ideal vacation spot for those who
want to re energize their souls in the midst of natural bounty.
Wayanad alone has garnered a lot of attention due to its contribution
in bringing about a booming tourism in south India. The place is quite
in the vicinity of major national parks of India like Nagarhole national
park, Bandipur national park, etc. Thus a visit to Wayanad can become
all comprehensive for the whole family. There are loads of quaint
places in Wayanad that one can explore. Wayanad is one of the most
apt places for the free spirited trekkers who have a lot of desire
in their souls to roam about freely, uninhibited in the midst of nature.
The beauty of the region is unexplainable - one has to experience
Wayanad in all its beautiful glory to really understand its mysticism.
Come away and enjoy the extravaganza of Wayanad!
Visiting Wayanad is a valuable experience
as one gets to see the beautiful topography as well as indulge in
spending and sharing quality time in the midst of natures beautiful
bounty. One can find a lot to learn and unlearn about the wildlife
gems of India, many of which are slowly getting extinct from the face
of the earth. One can explore the Western Ghats to no end and climb
the highest peaks and feel a sense of winning and conquering something
The peripheral attractions
" There are indeed endless mountain ranges and one ridge after
ridge of bushy grassy plateaus. One trip to the place can turn out
to be an educational trip of sorts for the whole family, and this
makes the place an ideal vacationing destination.
" Alternatively if one comes to
Wayanad at the right season and time of the year, one can enjoy the
prominent festivals of the area like Onam, Maha shivaratri and Vishu.
" One can even enjoy the various
local food delicacies like masala rice, rasam, sambhar, poricha kootan,
moru kootan, avvial, pal payasam, ada payasam and lots more. The people
are friendly and greet the visitors with much enthusiasm and warmth.
Activities to indulge in
The place is just so beautiful that
one can just spend an entire weekend here without the need to actually
'do' something. The natural beauty of the place, the scenic mountains,
the misty weather, the amazing flora and fauna
the place is
heaven on earth. However, the major activities to be indulged in Wayanad
" River rafting: There is tranquility,
excitement, a calmness of the waters below as well as the adrenaline
rush of going with the flow of the rushing waters that makes river
rafting such a popular sport in Wayanad.
" Trekking: Wayanad is bestowed
with natures goodness in all forms be it the valleys, rivers, mountains,
waterfalls, streams, flora and fauna and lots and lots more. There
are a lot of beautiful places in and around Wayanad that keeps the
trekkers engaged for weeks on end.
" Other allied activities: nature
walks and just roaming about unrestrained in the many landscape of
Wayanad is an interesting preposition. One can play, laugh, run about
and just spend some quality time with ones near and dear ones in Wayanad.
How to reach from Bangalore?
Bangalore airport is also well connected to many of the foreign and
gulf countries, thus accessibility to the place is good. The Bengaluru
international airport is located some 243 kms away from Wayanad. There
are regular train services from Bangalore to Wayanad and this makes
travelling easy and pretty regular for weekenders.
Adventure Travel India
is one company which organizes such adventure trips across India.
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