Is this your first visit to Wayanad? Or have you stayed in our resort at Wayanad before?

Wayanad has this special quality: it thrills you every time! The majestic Western Ghats, stunning waterfalls, lakes that sparkle, an amazing variety of wildlife, uninhabited islands, mysterious rainforests, magical monsoons, misty mornings... Wayanad is a land of natural charms.

12 practical trek tips from Little Home Resort at Wayanad

Little Home Resort at Wayanad wants you to enjoy your Wayanad holiday safely and responsibly. Here are a few tips:

  • Go in groups, accompanied by a guide. Wayanad has deep, dense forests. Follow your guide’s instructions to enjoy your trek.
  • Get a good backpack with many pockets and cushioned shoulder straps. Will be very handy during treks.
  • Wear trousers and shirts or salwars and loose kurtas. Full sleeved clothes (for protection from insect bites) that dry easily will be a good choice.
  • Wear your walking shoes or trainers. In Wayanad, almost all tourist places are reached by trekking. Trekking in loose slippers or high-heeled shoes is dangerous. 
  • Use a wide brimmed hat and sunglasses for sun protection.
  • Get enough safe drinking water from your resort at Wayanad. Drink small quantities frequently to stay cool. Enjoy your trek without headaches or heat strokes.
  • Carry some food or snacks to avoid energy dips.
  • Protect your camera from dampness. It rains a lot in Wayanad.
  • Choose your trail wisely based on your fitness level.
  • Start early. It will be difficult to walk back after sunset.
  • Dress appropriately when you go out of the resort. Respect the local culture and sensibilities.
  • It will be a good idea to bring some warm clothes. Wayanad has a cool climate.

Let us know in advance any tour support that you may need. We’ll be happy to help you.

Stay smart: Choose a conveniently located resort at Wayanad

Wayanad’s tourist attractions are spread across the district. Mountain treks to peaks in the Western Ghats, waterfalls, lakes, verdant tea and coffee plantations, spice gardens, wildlife sanctuaries and historic caves are some of the more popular choices. When you choose your resort at Wayanad, make sure that it’s ideally located for treks and sight-seeing day trips. Little Home resort at Wayanad is an ideally located plantation resort for all tourists who want to experience the tranquil beauty of Wayanad.

Make thrilling trips from our resort at Wayanad


Lakkidi hill station

Trip to Lakkidi from our resort at Wayanad

Distance: 10 km from our resort at Wayanad

When to go: Choose a clear day and time. Because, remember, you are going up a Ghat pass. Mist can seriously affect safety.

Lakkidi: You are on cloud nine. Literally! Lakkidi is a mesmerising  hill station on the ninth curve of the Thamarassery Ghat Pass.



Chembra Peak

Trek to Chembra peak from our resort at Wayanad

Distance: 19 kms from our resort at Wayanad
When to go: A day when it’s not raining. Forest office that issues tickets, is open on all days. It’s a day long trek to the peak. So, start in the morning to get back before sunset.

Get an entry ticket from the Forest Office and trek through tea gardens to reach Chembra peak. 



Banasura Sagar Dam

Visit Banasura dam from our resort at Wayanad

Distance: 29 km from our resort at Wayanad
When to go: Ticket counter is open till 6pm.

Visit this earth dam on River Kabani and enjoy the spectacular view from top. It is named after the demon, Banasura who had a thousand arms.




Pookot Lake

Make a fun trip to Pookot lake from our resort at Wayanad

Distance: 7 km from our resort at Wayanad

When to go: Boating, Kayaking, Zorbing, Rafting and Water cycles are available from 9am to 5pm.

A natural, fresh water lake amidst mountain slopes. Surrounded by dense forests. One of the most popular tourist spots in Wayanad.



Muthanga Wildlife Sanctuary

Take a drive to Muthanga  resort at Wayanad

Distance:  45 km from our resort at Wayanad

When to go: Open from 7am to 10am and 3pm to 5.30pm.

Muthanga Wildlife Sanctuary: Home to tigers, elephants, lion-tailed macaques, Nilgiri tahrs, black ducks and hundreds of other species of birds, reptiles and insects.  



Ambalavayal Heritage Museum

Visit Ambalavayal museum from our resort at Wayanad

Distance:  40 km from our resort at Wayanad
When to go: Open from 10am to 5pm.

Ambalavayal Heritage Museum: An exquisite collection of historic relics. Get clues to our ancestors’ daily lives millenniums ago.



Edakkal caves, Ambukuthy Hills

Drive from our  resort at Wayanad to Edakkal caves

Distance: 45 km from our resort at Wayanad
When to go: Morning hours are the best. Wayanad DTPC ticket counter is open from 9.00am to 4pm. Closed on Mondays and public holidays.

Edakkal caves, Ambukuthy Hills, Wayanad: Our ancestors lived in these pre-historic caves thousands of years ago.



Kuruvadweep or Kuruva Islands, Mananthavady

Plan a trip to Kuruva island from our resort at Wayanad

Distance: 55 km from our resort at Wayanad
When to go: Call DTPC and confirm whether it’s open for tourists on that day. Early morning is a good time to go. DTPC ticket counter is open from 9.30 am. Closed during monsoons.

Kuruvadweep or Kuruva Islands, Mananthavady, Wayanad: A group of islands, a mangrove, on river Kabani. 



Meenmutty waterfalls

Meenmutty is 35km from our resort at Wayanad

Distance: 35 km from our resort at Wayanad

When to go: Open from 7:00am to 4pm. Between November and May. Go early in the morning for a pleasant trek and to avoid crowds. Closed during monsoons.

Meenmutty waterfalls Wayanad is full of waterfalls but this one is the most magnificent of all. The 2 km trek is well worth it. It’s a triple-decker waterfall and the largest waterfall in Wayanad.