Mananthavady"Take A Trip to The Tribal Beauty"

  • Sightseeing

     

    Kuruva Islands - This island can only be accessed with the help of fibre and raft boats that are operated by the Kerala Tourism Department. In order to protect the flora and fauna of Kuruvadweep, entry to the island is restricted and monitored by the Vana Samrakshana Samithi. The Kuruva Islands, also known as the Kuruvadweep, comprise three islands along with few submersible satellite islands. The major island of Kuruvadweep has two fresh water lakes that are visited by various migratory birds and have rare species of herbs and orchids. Kuruvadweep covers an area of approximately 950 acres, including the protected river delta system of River Kabini.

     

    Tholpetty Wildlife Sanctuary - The Tholpetty Wildlife Sanctuary is an extension of the Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary of Kerala. There are more than 900 elephants inhabiting the sanctuary and can be spotted deep inside the moist deciduous forests. Pakshipathalam is also located near the wildlife sanctuary. The forest, once used as a hiding place by Pazhassi Raja, is part of the Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve. 

     

    Periya, Manandhavady - Periya, situated in the Western Ghats, is an ideal weekend getaway for tourists visiting the Wayanad District in Kerala. The Periya Pass is also located here which is the same place where Pazhassi Raja fought against the British.

     

    Boys Town - Boys Town is about 15 km away from Manandhavady in the district of Wayanad. There is a herbal garden, sericulture unit, permaculture centre and a nature care centre in Boys Town. This place is also famous for the Gene Park, an Indo-Danish project for promoting herbal gardening.

     

    Begur Wildlife Sanctuary - The Begur Wildlife Sanctuary, situated adjacent to the Western Ghats, is a natural habitat of several animals like elephant, tiger, deer, leopard and wild boar. The best time to visit this wildlife sanctuary is between the months of December and May.

     

    Mananthavady Park - Manandhavady Park, popular for a bat colony, is located on the banks of the Manandhavady Puzha River. It is about a kilometre away from the Panchayat Bus Stand.

     

    Pazhassi Kudeeram - Pazhassi Raja Tomb is the memorial of Pazhassi Raja, the ‘Lion of Kerala’. He is associated with organising guerrilla warfare against the British colonial regime in Kerala. The tomb in Manandhavady was established in 1805, after Pazhassi Raja was killed in a battle against the British East India Company. Near this tomb, there is a park developed in the memory of Pazhassi Raja and the Pulpally Cave.

     

    Pallikkal Juma Masjid - This beautiful Pallikkal Juma Masjid is one of the oldest mosques in Kerala and is located scenically in Pallikkal Angadi. The tomb of Sheik Shahul Murthala, a local Sufi saint draws thousands of visitors every year.

     

    Latin Church - The magnificent colonial Latin Church is known for its architecture and is located in the heart of the town. This is a place of worship, not just for Christians but for people of all religions who come to this beautiful Church.

     

    Vallivoorkkayu - Valliyoorkkayu, atop the Valliyoorkkayu Hills, is one of the oldest temples in the Wayanad District. It is dedicated to Goddess Bhagavathy, a form of Goddess Durga. The temple is famous for an annual festival that spans 14 days and is conducted in the month of March. This festival is considered important by the tribal population of the district, during which the Kalamezhuthu ritual is performed at the temple. The people of the local tribes of Manandhavady perform folk art forms and dances on the last day of the festival.

     

    Chandanathode - Do not miss a visit to Chandanathode, the only pine forest in Wayanad. The serene, peaceful ambience and lush foliage with the scent of pine is an alluring spot. It is the perfect spot to visit while on a trek or hike.

     

    Pallamandhapam Devi temple and Malakkari temple Koolovaval - About 12 km from Mananthavady, the beautiful Pallamandhapam Devi temple and Malakkari temple Koolovaval, set amidst scenic locations, are revered by locals and tourists alike.

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  • Hotels of Mananthavady

    Wild Life Resort, Mananthavady

    Tholpetty

    Wild Life Resort, Mananthavady Tholpetty is one of the most important destinations in the tourist map of South India. Wild Life Resorts is situated at the heart of Tholpetty, which shares the boarder of Coorg which is kn

    4,000.00 Avg/night

    Wayanad Spice County, Mananthavady

    Pulikkad, Kammana

    Wayanad Spice County, Mananthavady Offering an outdoor pool and a restaurant, Wayanad Coffee County is located in Vythiri. WiFi access is available in this homestay. The accommodation will provide you with a balcony and

    3,500.00 Avg/night

    Wayanad Homestay, Mananthavady

    Arattuthara

    Wayanad Homestay, Mananthavady offers comfy and reasonable keep for each business and leisure travelers who looking for some economical decisions. It is a professionally managed hotel in the heart of the city. This prope

    2,470.00 Avg/night

    Alaska Tourist Home, Mananthavady

     Near Panchayat Bus Stand

    Alaska Tourist Home, Mananthavady offers comfy and reasonable keep for each business and leisure travelers who looking for some economical decisions. It is a professionally managed hotel in the heart of the city. This pr

    2,500.00 Avg/night

  • Weather

     

    Kuruva Islands - This island can only be accessed with the help of fibre and raft boats that are operated by the Kerala Tourism Department. In order to protect the flora and fauna of Kuruvadweep, entry to the island is restricted and monitored by the Vana Samrakshana Samithi. The Kuruva Islands, also known as the Kuruvadweep, comprise three islands along with few submersible satellite islands. The major island of Kuruvadweep has two fresh water lakes that are visited by various migratory birds and have rare species of herbs and orchids. Kuruvadweep covers an area of approximately 950 acres, including the protected river delta system of River Kabini.

     

    Tholpetty Wildlife Sanctuary - The Tholpetty Wildlife Sanctuary is an extension of the Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary of Kerala. There are more than 900 elephants inhabiting the sanctuary and can be spotted deep inside the moist deciduous forests. Pakshipathalam is also located near the wildlife sanctuary. The forest, once used as a hiding place by Pazhassi Raja, is part of the Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve. 

     

    Periya, Manandhavady - Periya, situated in the Western Ghats, is an ideal weekend getaway for tourists visiting the Wayanad District in Kerala. The Periya Pass is also located here which is the same place where Pazhassi Raja fought against the British.

     

    Boys Town - Boys Town is about 15 km away from Manandhavady in the district of Wayanad. There is a herbal garden, sericulture unit, permaculture centre and a nature care centre in Boys Town. This place is also famous for the Gene Park, an Indo-Danish project for promoting herbal gardening.

     

    Begur Wildlife Sanctuary - The Begur Wildlife Sanctuary, situated adjacent to the Western Ghats, is a natural habitat of several animals like elephant, tiger, deer, leopard and wild boar. The best time to visit this wildlife sanctuary is between the months of December and May.

     

    Mananthavady Park - Manandhavady Park, popular for a bat colony, is located on the banks of the Manandhavady Puzha River. It is about a kilometre away from the Panchayat Bus Stand.

     

    Pazhassi Kudeeram - Pazhassi Raja Tomb is the memorial of Pazhassi Raja, the ‘Lion of Kerala’. He is associated with organising guerrilla warfare against the British colonial regime in Kerala. The tomb in Manandhavady was established in 1805, after Pazhassi Raja was killed in a battle against the British East India Company. Near this tomb, there is a park developed in the memory of Pazhassi Raja and the Pulpally Cave.

     

    Pallikkal Juma Masjid - This beautiful Pallikkal Juma Masjid is one of the oldest mosques in Kerala and is located scenically in Pallikkal Angadi. The tomb of Sheik Shahul Murthala, a local Sufi saint draws thousands of visitors every year.

     

    Latin Church - The magnificent colonial Latin Church is known for its architecture and is located in the heart of the town. This is a place of worship, not just for Christians but for people of all religions who come to this beautiful Church.

     

    Vallivoorkkayu - Valliyoorkkayu, atop the Valliyoorkkayu Hills, is one of the oldest temples in the Wayanad District. It is dedicated to Goddess Bhagavathy, a form of Goddess Durga. The temple is famous for an annual festival that spans 14 days and is conducted in the month of March. This festival is considered important by the tribal population of the district, during which the Kalamezhuthu ritual is performed at the temple. The people of the local tribes of Manandhavady perform folk art forms and dances on the last day of the festival.

     

    Chandanathode - Do not miss a visit to Chandanathode, the only pine forest in Wayanad. The serene, peaceful ambience and lush foliage with the scent of pine is an alluring spot. It is the perfect spot to visit while on a trek or hike.

     

    Pallamandhapam Devi temple and Malakkari temple Koolovaval - About 12 km from Mananthavady, the beautiful Pallamandhapam Devi temple and Malakkari temple Koolovaval, set amidst scenic locations, are revered by locals and tourists alike.

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