There’s an old saying that misty peaks, cool climate and a sprinkle of nature make up for an excellent vacation. And when it comes to locating a place ideal for a leisure holiday, Wayanad easily makes the pinnacle. Located in Kerala, God’s own country, the vicinity is the ultimate destination to get away the scorching sun of North India. With cool temperatures throughout the year, there’s no better region than Wayanad to head over to for your next vacation.
So what are the questions that ring your bell whilst you think of Wayanad? Where to live? How to reach? Maybe an issue or two about the food there? Well whatever you’re pondering over, here’s a rundown of Wayanad to answer all your questions…
Heading from Bengaluru by road…
There’s a big reason why Wayanad receives the majority of its crowd from Bengaluru. With the distance being approximately 282.7 kilometers, you can count on a relaxed journey overnight to Wayanad. So what are the routes you may take from Bengaluru?
Well, here are the three routes you can pursue…
Route 1: via Channapatna, Mandya, Mysore, Kartikulam, Kaithakal, Wayanad with State Highway – 17 and 33.
Route 2: via Kanakapura, Sathanur, Malavalli, Kartikulam, Kaithakal, Wayanad with National Highway 209 and SH 33.
Route 3: via Kanakpura, Kollegal, Chamrajnagar, Gundlupet, Sultan Bathery, Wayanad with NH 209 and 212.
Speaking of the routes, the most ideal approach to reach Wayanad is to self-drive to the place. Why? Perhaps the route answers the question itself. There are many scenic views en-route to Wayanad which you would long to sit and admire. Heading in a public transport wouldn’t give you that pleasure of taking a halt and admiring the scenic views on your way, so why not head over to the place in your own vehicle or maybe opt for a car rental service.
Some Gorgeous Places to stay…
They say every place has its secrets, and I say Wayanad is certainly one of them. The region boasts of unhurt luscious green landscapes, rice paddies, espresso plantations and majestic mountains, leading us to resorts with some of the most gorgeous surroundings. So let me give you a rundown of some hotels that promise a gorgeous stay at Wayanad…
Vythiri Village, Vythiri: A Hotel for the action lovers
Now here’s a thing, is your family fun loving? Well if that’s the case, there’s a lot that this hotel has to offer for your action-packed family. While there games like paintball, shooting, cycling, tennis, chess, a PlayStation room and a 12D cinema available for kids, adults can have a wonderful time alone as well as the kids get occupied with the games. A beautiful rope bridge overlooking the waterfall is undoubtedly the central attraction of the hotel. The hotel has facilities for adults as well, like Yoga, Zip Lining, and Yoga. Just on the off chance if you want more, there’s a campfire that the hotel provides its visitors with amidst some stunning views of the surroundings.
Banasura Hill Resort, Vellamunda
Who doesn’t like a charming holiday? Well in case you’re in for a break at Wayanad, Banasura is another resort you should definitely keep in mind. Every nuke and corner of this resort calls for rustic charms. And when it comes to the rooms, you can expect to have a wonderful and warm stay. The resort offers a villa, twin villas, a mini suite, a log hut and a smaller room to choose from. And just when you think you need some pampering, there’s your SPA to relax and rejuvenate you form all the anxieties of life.
Windflower Resort and Spa Vythiri, Vythiri
A vicinity located in the midst of some majestic mountains, this resort easily makes the pinnacle when it comes to some of the best stays in in the region. With a Gorgeous SPA offering more than 20 different treatments, a privilege of having candle-lit dinner amidst the mountains and an enthralling lunge in the pool, the resort has it all to make your vacation a one to remember.
What’s with the food there…?
Well when it comes to the cuisines of the region, Wayanad too promises some rich flavors to the visitors. From some mesmerizing curries to aromatic soups, there’s a whole world of gobbling food waiting for you.
Out of all the dishes in the region, Fish Moilee is got to be the best one of the lot. Infused with coconut milk, mustard seeds, curry leaves, turmeric and of course, fresh and moist fish, this dish will get your soul running for more.
A dish mixed beef served in spices with a rich thick gravy, you might want to commit a sin to eat it more. And guess what, no one cooks it better than the Keralites. Have it with rice or paratha and you will definitely fall in love with it.
Appam with Chicken Stew
Served with one of the ultimate foods of Kerala, Appam with chicken stew is one of the most popular dishes in the region. Ideally light on your stomach, the taste will stay in your mouth long after you’ve finished having it.
So what are you pondering over…head over to this gorgeous land of Wayanad and experience the richness of nature and luxury all together. Have a merry time with your family as you travel along the beautiful greeneries of the region.