Things to Do in Wayanad

The pristine mountains hide an adventurous and curious spirit behind them. Visiting Wayanad will give you a taste of an experiential holiday like no other. While the cool mountains will help you to laze, the activities will get you out of the bed. Here’s a compiled list of activities to have a holiday worth remembering.

There are lots of things to do in Wayanad. However, you should assess your traveller’s appetite to craft an apt itinerary with these activities. Whether you like to romance with art or fall in love with nature, pick your activities with your Wayanad tour packages depending on your preferences. At SOTC, our travel experts make an effort to hand you the itinerary of your dreams with our Kerala tour packages , so that you can enjoy a holiday that will seem like a dream come true for you.

Shopping in Wayanad

Apart from loads of oxygen and lush green visuals, Wayanad has other things to offer its visitors. With a calming walk to fill your shopping bags and delightful interaction with the locals, shopping in Wayanad is going to be an experiential trip. Here are places that will give your family and friends some memorable souvenirs.

If you want to improve your art and craft skills, then let Wayanad help you to do that. A 3-hour bamboo craft workshop will equip you with enough craft skills to practice it as your alternate occupation. Skilled artisans of Thrikkaipetta village will be your teachers for the day. Learn the art of moulding nature into a more beautiful form such as colourful artefacts and utility products. After the workshop, you will get to keep the souvenirs that you make in the class. A trip to Wayanad will surely make you more talented. There are many things to do in Wayanad and this is certainly something you will not want to miss.  

Learn some organic cattle farming and areca nut and pepper planting. Kissing the foothills of Vythri ranges, this organic farm offers a rural stay experience. The estate also has coffee and tea plantations. You can stay in a hut and experience what living in harmony with nature feels like. The trees inside this estate are indigenous to Wayanad and you will indeed learn a thing or two about the flora and fauna here. If you haven’t tried farming yet, a stay at this cattle farm will make a great first impression for agriculture.

The Focus Mall on Rajaji road is your paradise to level up your fashion factor. Filled with fashionable clothes, accessories and footwear, this place will revamp your entire wardrobe. If you think that a visit to this place might leave your wallet drained, you can’t be more wrong. Once you check out the stylish outfits and other products, you will realize that this mall is one hell of a bargain. The Focus Mall is also famous among all the locals and travellers who like to take refuge from the burning heat.

Now that you know that shopping in Wayanad deserves a separate place on your itinerary, make space in your travel bags to store loads of souvenirs. Head to SOTC and talk to our travel experts to craft a suitable itinerary for your Wayanad tour packages or other Kerala tour packages.

The tallest peak in Wayanad will test your fitness and patience. Go trekking at Chembra and sweat out the toxins while you breathe in some fresh air. A view at the top looks as if you are piercing the sky and heading straight into the heavens. The heart-shaped lake awaits you on the top to welcome you to this highest peak of Wayanad. Whether or not you are a trekker, the view at the top will make trekking a priority thing to do in Wayanad.

Pozhuthana tea garden is surreal in its own way. With the fragrance of tea lingering in the air, lush green mountains clad with tea plantations and a river flowing adjacent to it, a visit here will leave you enthralled. The best way to go for a tea garden excursion is cycling through the plantations and riding in serenity and peace. All the solo travellers will love this cycling tour as it will give you a chance to spend some quality time in nature and with yourself. Go learn a thing or two about tea plantations and go boating on rafts and spend some time with the river. 

Are you wondering what’s so special about rafting compared to boating? The bamboo raft is not covered from any sides and the rower has to stand in the front while rowing it. Don’t be afraid to hop on to this open raft and trust the river with your safety, while you get an uninhibited look of the beautiful surroundings. Bamboo rafting is your chance to meet the river closely without any barrier. The water floats in and out of the raft, letting the river interact with you, touching you with its mild and soothing waves. For many, this is a light adventure to get their adrenaline up. Bamboo rafting is one of a kind thing to do in Wayanad that will delight every traveller’s soul.

A wooden gate that opens the way to a misty route lined with small lamps – sounds very mystical, isn’t it? Blue Ginger Spa Resort will take you on a rejuvenating trip with its Swedish massages and other therapies. Waterfalls and trails lined only with lush greenery inside this resort will play a major role in de-stressing you. Located at Vythri post, a retreat at this resort will infuse your senses with new life and new zest. You can also go for a mini trek. Enjoy a tranquil day at Blue Ginger with a massage, a trek and some breathtaking views.

A stay at a tree house surrounded by tea and coffee plantations will refresh you just like your morning cuppa. The luxurious resort stay delves into two lifestyles – one is the plush stay and the other is experiencing local traditions. A culmination of both will make this stay an absolutely amazing experience. If you love the mountains more than anything under the sun, you must experience staying amidst three hills in a rainforest. The porch of the house opens the view to scenic mountains. A peek out of the window will only let you gaze at the mountains around, letting you know that they are as possessive about you as you are about them.

There’s nothing in the world that tastes like authentic honey and spices from Wayanad. The dripping dark honey packaged in a quaint glass bottle will be a culinary as well as visual treat. Spices of Wayanad will carry the fragrance of memories with them. So, if you want to get the best mementos, let your taste buds make a decision about this. Head to Santhi Pappadam on Market Road to shop for these delicacies.  

With a bag full of souvenirs, Wayanad will give you a continuous supply of nostalgia. From garment to furniture and plants to art and craft, you won’t fall short on options when shopping in Wayanad. You can either go to the stores that are popular with tourists or head to the local markets and take your pick.

Easwaran Nanmboodiri is every book lover’s romantic spot. With books being sold at reasonable prices here, you can definitely confess your eternal love for books. This place also sells paper items and stationery, attracting a lot of stationery lovers. What better than reading a book amidst the mountains? A great read and a picturesque view in between reading sessions is all you need to have a nerdy yet delightful vacation.

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