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Best time to visit Wayanad

Wayanad  is a popular tourist destination and is situated on the Western Ghats in North Kerala at a height of 1000m above sea level. The name Wayanad is believed to be derived from ‘Vayal Nadu’ which means ‘Paddy Fields’. This place is blessed with beautiful landscapes, waterfalls, lakes, historical monuments, dense forests and fertile agricultural estates. This wonderful hill station is a home to large variety of flora and fauna. It is also surrounded by tea, coffee and several spice plantations. Some of the major tourist attractions in Wayanad are Edakkal Caves, Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary, Pookat Lake & Ambalavayal Heritage Museum.

Although Wayanad has a comfortable climate all throughout the year, we have provided breakup of the weather of Wayanad month wise so that you can plan your trip accordingly and select your best time to visit Wayanad.

Winters ( November-February)

The best time to explore the beauty of this place is during Winter season, at this time of the year weather is most pleasant and cool. It is also the perfect season for sightseeing and other tourist activities around the place. The temperature ranges from 10-25 degree Celsius in these months. This is considered as the peak season to visit Wayanad.


Summer (March – May)

Summers are comparatively hotter and are not comfortable for sightseeing. However evenings are breezy and pleasant. The temperature ranges from 25-37 degree Celsius in these months.


Monsoon (June-September)

Wayanad receives heavy rainfall in this season. The temperature ranges from 15-25 degree Celsius in these months. Wayanad looks more beautiful with average rainy days. This season is good for nature lovers as the greenery is at its best.

With so much of nature and choice of activity Wayanad is always on the list of best places to visit in Kerala. It’s rich natural resources offer several opportunities for adventure tourism and a fun filled yet refreshing holidays. So, winter is the obviously option to be chosen as the Best time to visit Wayand.



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