The Green Paradise - Wayanad
Wayanad is one of the serene hill stations in Kerala. It has been tagged as one of the astounding places in India. With the tantalizing aroma of fresh spices, stunning waterfalls, rich wildlife, beautiful caves, picturesque places, luxurious resorts and homestays Wayanad truly attracts thousands of tourists from all around the world. It is indeed a destination of heavenly bliss where one can not only unwind from stress but also get involved in some thrilling activities.
There are numerous festivals that are celebrated in this fantabulous hill station with great enthusiasm. Karthigai is one of them. The village temples arrange for a bonfire of useless materials and each family takes a burning torch that is made of palm leaves from this fire to the house. The Oil lights are lit twinkling garlands on the face of dark space that is truly a wonderful sight to witness. Another famous festival is the Thirunelli festival that is a 2-day festival and is celebrated on Vishu day and its eve in April. Ashtami Rohini is yet another popular festival that is celebrated with great pomp and show in Wayanad. The birthday of Lord Krishna is celebrated in the month of Aug-September. The devotees visit the Krishna temple to offer pooja and prayers. The other famous festivals are- Christmas, Easter, and Maha Shivratri.
What is Wayanad famous for
The stunning Wayanad is renowned for its large amount of camping and trekking trails, amazing waterfalls, pretty caves, bird watching sites, rich flora and fauna, and several astounding places.
Major Markets in Wayanad
Shopping in Wayanad is truly a cherished thing. Go for some pretty handicrafts, antiques and handlooms showcasing local culture. Some famous markets to shop are- the Focus Mall famous for fashion clothing and footwear located near Kozhikode, Trident Arcade- famous for fashion accessories and crockery and is located in Sulthan Bathery, Aiswarya Shopping Complex located in Sulthan Bathery famous for selling watches and sunglasses, Santhi Pappadam – famous for handicrafts, handlooms and antiques, Dubai shopping center- famous for electronic goods. There are other market places too that are worth exploring.
Where to Stay in Wayanad
The beautiful Wayanad is the aptest destination to escape for a rejuvenating vacation from luxury to budget hotels, resorts, homestays, Wayanad has it all that is perfectly wrapped with modern-day luxury and home-like comfort. There are several well-furnished resorts, hotels, homestays, where you can make your stay comfortable. The exciting Wayanad tour will be a comfortable experience for the travelers as there are several cheap and luxury hotels, resorts, and homestays available for them amidst nature.
One visiting can book hotels, resorts, and homestays on reaching the site of their visits. On other occasions, one can book online in advance which will make one escape from the anxiety of the travel tour.
Where to eat in Wayanad
There are numerous restaurants in the hill station Wayanad that are worth it. Add some famous restaurants and try their exotic menu. 1980’s A Nostalgic Restaurant, Hotel Food Paradise, The Bungalow in Kalpetta, Wilton hotel and restaurant, Jubilee Restaurant in Sultan Bathery, Thoufeeque Hotel and Restaurant in Meenangadi, Century in Mananthavady.
The beautiful hill station Wayanad is famed for its incredible cuisines. With a love for fish and rice, Keralites make some of the most lip-smacking dishes. Some famous dishes to try here are- Fish Moilee, Appam with Chicken Stew, Kattu Soup, Payasam, Karimeen Pollichathu, Then Nellikka, and some other delicacies too.