Wayanad is nestled among the mountains of western ghat and is located at a distance of 76 km from the nearest sea-shore of Kozhikode.

This district of Kerala offers excellent wildlife viewing opportunities, an insight into tribal culture evocative of earlier centuries, trekking and other adventure activities, and a variety of remote monuments. The hills, rocks and valleys which give shape to the very unique terrain of Wayanad provide for exceptional adventure experiences. For wildlife enthusiasts and nature lovers, Wayanad's wildlife sanctuaries are must visit destinations.

Wayanad is a land of spices-Almost every crops such as coffee, black-pepper, ginger, turmeric, cocoa, arecanut, tea, rubber, vanilla etc are grown here. Black pepper produced from this hill station is famous in the world of spices because of its unique quality and aroma.

Kalpetta, the district headquarters is a municipality with good hotels, bars, restaurants and shops, making it a convenient base to visit. With vast areas still unexplored, Wayanad, the 12th district of Kerala which came into being on November 01, 1980 is truly an adventurescape waiting to be discovered.

Web : http://www.wayanad.net/