Vythiri is above the Thamarassery Ghat and is nearly 100 kilometers from Kozhikode. This baffling beauty is absolutely mesmerizing and it captivates the tourists with its soaring peaks, rubber plantations, olive shrubbery, plentiful spice, evergreen forests and tea as well as coffee gardens. Located at a height of 1,300 meters above the sea level, luxuriant Vythiri Hill Station is a storehouse of natural attractions. The fresh and pristine breeze laden with the fragrance of nature soothes and refreshes your mind and soul.
Vythiri hill station is a calm and serene place which has a renowned wild life sanctuary wherein you can here the sounds of animals and birds resonating from the forests. There are many resorts in the town of Vythiri, and these cater exclusively to the tourists, who come to Vythiri to unwind after their strenuous year at work. The resorts in Vythiri are modeled as small huts and cottages, which house many features in order to make the traveler’s stay complete.
Vythiri Tourist Attractions
The major attraction for visiting Palace in Vythiri Hill Station is its exclusive and adventurous Tree Houses, houses built on trees above 90 ft from the ground in the tropical rainforest providing picturesque view of the valley. Besides the tree houses, the Eddakal caves can be visited on the Vythiri Hill Station Tour an exquisite attraction for the travelers on an India Travel. Spend the cherished times of your vacation enjoying the numerous sounds of nature.
Edakkal caves :
Other main attractions at Vythiri Hill Station Tour are Edakkal caves, situated on Ambukuthi Hills about 10 kilometers from Sultan Bathery, in Wayanad district of Kerala. The Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary, which is the section of the Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve, is a place where there get chance to listen natural sounds of animals and able to see a squirrel or a rare bird or maybe seeing a Nilgiri langur on a tree can make a lifetime of memory.
Lakkdi: Located at a distance of juts 5 Km. Lakkdi is a gateway to Wayanad. Your tour will be memorable for mountain cliffs, brooks and woodlands.
It is the unique perennial fresh water lake tucked in the rocky hills. You will enjoy seeing the children’s park, the handicrafts’ emporium, the spice emporium and a fresh water aquarium here.
It is one of the highest peak in Wayanad ideal for trekking expeditions. Just get your backpack and get going to undertake an adventurous trekking expedition.
You get to see the magnificent view of these waterfalls that are distantly located in the forests. Trek around the forest and then you have a rendezvous with the spectacular waterfalls. Here you enjoy trekking, frolicking and other water sports.
Meenmutty Falls: It is the most spectacular and highest waterfalls of Wayand. The tourists get to see the lush greenery and black rocks. The daring ones can climb the zenith of these falls.
The Ambalavayal Heritage Museum:
Visit the museum to see the stone weapons, clay sculptures and hunting equipments dating back to the 2nd century AD. It is archaeologist’s, historians’ and traveler’s delight
Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary: Established in 1973, this wildlife sanctuary of Wayanad is well secured and much maintained. A home to many exotic flora and fauna, this sanctuary also has trees of teak and bamboo.
Banasura Sagar Dam :
25 km from Vythiri is Banasura Sagar, India’s largest earthen dam. The scene is more beautiful when the dam is full and the hillocks are half submerged in its waters. The road to the dam is lined with tea plantations on both sides.
Tholpetty Wildlife Sanctuary: It is about 100 Km form Vythiri and a home to many extinct animals. This sanctuary of Niligiri Biosphere shelters animals like bison, spotted deer, tiger, leopard, bear, wild boar and elephant.
How to Reach Vythiri?
The nearest airport to Vythiri is Kozhikode international airport at Karipur which is about 90 kilometers away. The railway station Kozhikode is the nearest one and you can get state transport bus services which play at regular intervals to reach Vythiri from Kozhikode. You an also get Cabs and other private vehicles to reach Vythiri.
Since Vythiri is of hilly terrain you can prefer jeep to travel into the interiors.