Wayanad is one of the districts in Kerala which was formed on November 1, 1980 as the 12th district by carving out areas from Kozhikode and Kannur districts. It is the least populous district in Kerala. Wayanad has been able to retain its pristine nature. There are many indigenous tribals in this area; some of them are oldest tribes, as yet untouched by civilisation. Wayanad is known for its picturesque mist clad hill stations, sprawling spice plantations, luxuriant forests and rich cultural traditions. The leading tourist centers of South India like Ooty, Mysore, Coorg, Kozhikode and Kannur are around this region.
Temperature: Summer: 36 -20 C, winter: 32 -16 C
Best Season: October to May
Languages spoken: Malayalam, English
STD Code: 04936
How to reach
Air: The nearest airport is Kozhikode connected with flights by different cities in India.
Rail: Kozhikode is nearest railhead connected with major cities and places in India.
Road: Wayanad is connected by road with major cities and places in South India. Some of them are Kozhikode (72 km.), Ooty (175 km.) and Mysore (140 km.).