Whether you are looking for adventure tourism or leisure breaks amidst glorious natural surroundings, Wayanad is the place you ought to be in.
Pookode Lake is a scenic lake in Wayanad district. The lake is surrounded by forests. It has been developed as a recreational centre having boating facilities, children’s park, shop for souvenirs and spices, and a fresh water aquarium.
Distance from Hiliya : 37 Kms
Banasura Sagar Dam
It is the largest earthen dam in India and the second largest in Asia and an ideal starting point for hikes into the surrounding scenic mountains. It is an important tourist attraction. In the dam’s reservoir there is a set of islands that were formed when the reservoir submerged the surrounding areas. The islands with the Banasura hills in the background provide a spectacular view. The dam has now become a major tourist attraction of wayanad. Boating facility at the dam will help you travel between small islands in speed boats. A small children’s park is also present at the dam.
Distance from Hiliya : 46 Kms
The Kuruva Island, 950 acres of evergreen forest on the tributaries of east following river Kabani, is an ideal picnic spot, far away from the disturbance of city life. The island is uninhabited. Rare species of birds, orchids and herbs are the sovereigns of this supernal kingdom.
Distance from Hiliya : 20 Kms
As the name indicates, Sunrise valley is a great place to watch the rising and setting sun set amidst dramatic mountain scenery.
Distance from Hiliya : 32 Kms
Relatively smaller than Sentinental Rock falls, and rather less frequented. Kanthanpara and its surroundings offer a very pleasant site. An easy hike away from the main road, it’s perfect for picnics
Distance from Hiliya : 35 Kms
Chethalayam is one of Wayanad’s smaller waterfalls. It’s surroundings offer a number of vantage points for bird watching. It is also popular with trekking enthusiasts.
Distance from Hiliya : 24Kms
The Regional Agricultural Research Station located in Ambalavayal town is part of the Kerala Agricultural University. This station conducts research on spices, tropical and sub tropical fruits, vegetables and hill paddy. RARS also has a nursery with a large collection of rare roses and ornamental plants. Visitors can purchase seeds and saplings at the sales Counter.
Distance from Hiliya : 22 Kms
The large irrigation based dam site is set amidst picturesque surroundings. It is another fine venue for picnics.
Distance from Hiliya : 41 Kms
A good recreational site, Pazhassi Park, has a children’s play area and boating facilities set on the Mananthavady river.
Distance from Hiliya : 24 Kms
A 7-acre lake with a charming grove surrounding it, Karaland is now being developed as a recreational park with facilities for boating and angling.
Distance from Hiliya : 38 Kms