The location of the northern entry gate to Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary.
Around 6km from Kalpetta a collective of workers creates all sorts of artefacts from bamboo. You can visit the artists’ workshops, where they work on looms, painting and carving, and support their work by buying vas…
Pookot Lake is 3km before Vythiri, a beautiful mirror framed by forest. With well-maintained gardens, a cafe, playground and boats for hire, it gets packed with picnicking families on weekends.
The 13th-century Jain temple near Sultanbatheri has splendid stone carvings and is an important monument to the region’s strong historical Jain presence.