Preferred Arrival /Departure Destination
Arrival - Coimbatore
Departure - Calicut
Route:- Ooty (2) - Wayanad (Kalpetta) (2).
Summarized Itinerary :-
Day-1 Ooty arrival.
Day-2 In and around Ooty.
Day-3 Ooty - Wayanad.
Day-4 Wayanad Local.
Coimbatore to Ooty -86 kms (2.5 hrs).
Ooty to Wayanad (Kalpetta) -116 kms (3.5 hrs).
Wayanad (Kalpetta) to Calicut -71 kms (2 hrs).
Destination Overview :-
Coimbatore - Coimbatore is the second largest city in state of Tamil Nadu and a major textile and engineering hub. The plantation areas Coonnor and Valparai and hill station of ooty and kodaikanal are accessible from here.
Calicut - Calicut is a major town in North Kerala and a preferred access point for most North Kerala destinations.
Ooty - Ooty (7500 ft asl) is one of the premier hill stations of India. It is known for its colonial heritage feel, heritage train, tea plantations around it, a wonderful weather all through the year (especially in summer) and is home to quite a few renowned boarding schools.
Wayanad (Kalpetta) - Kalpetta (2800 ft) is the main town in Wayanad region of North Kerala. Kalpetta is where most moderately priced stays are found in the area and is central to most sightseeing areas.
Arrive at Ooty (7000+ ft asl). Boating in lake in the evening is touristy but popular.
Sightseeing options closer to ooty to consider comprise Dodabetta Peak, Raj Bhawan, St Stephens Church, Rose garden, Botanical garden, Shooting point, Wax Museum.
Proceed to Wayand (Kalpetta) (116 kms - 3.5 hrs). The road passes through plantations, thick forests and rivulets offering stunning views. This is the same area where Virappan, a dreaded local dacoit and sandlewood smuggler was operative till early 2000s before he was killed. Evening visit to Banasurasagar Dam (18 kms).
Explore sightseeing around Wayanad such as Edakkal Caves, Pookode Lake / Boating, Soochipara Waterfalls, Ancient Jain Temple.
Depart for onward journey.