Bangalore to Wayanad
Travelling from Bangalore to Wayanad
By Bus: Travel with the Bangalore to Wayanad bus. There are several private bus companies that take passengers to Wayanad. The journey takes about 9 hours. Kalasipalayam Bus Stand to Wayanad (near the police station).
By Train: The Bangalore to Wayanad train is not a direct one as Wayanad does not have a train station. The best way to reach via train from Bangalore is to catch the Tirupati - Chamrajnagar Express from Bangalore (Banaswadi Station). This train stops at Nanjangud which is about 109 km from Wayanad.
Alternatively, you could go to the railway station at Kozhikode which is approximately 100 km from Wayanad. The Yeshwanthpur - Cannanore(Kannur) Express leaves Yeshwanthpur Junction and takes about 11 hours to reach Kozhikode.
By Flight: Bangalore to Wayanad flights are not direct flights. The closest airport is the Karipur International Airport at Kozhikode. The duration of a flight from Bangalore to Kozhikode is 1 hour (approx.) There are many cheap flights from Bangalore Wayanad via Kozhikode.
By Cab/Car: Wondering how to reach Wayanad from Bangalore? Travel to Wayanad from Bangalore by train. Bangalore to Wayanad by car is a pleasant journey that takes passengers through a series of scenic views. The Bangalore to Wayanad distance is approximately 300 km. The shortest route to reaching Wayanad is by using NH275 and NH 212. You will pass through Mysore on this route and it contains toll booths. Bangalore to Wayanad by road is the best option.
Wayanad – Maya’s Land
Things to Do
For sightseeing in Wayanad, the Eddakkal Caves are the main draw of tourists. These bear remarkable specimens from the New Stone Age Era. The Wayanad Historical Museum gives you further insight into the rich history and culture of this district. The Thirunelli Temple – dedicated to Lord Vishnu and is said to have been built by Lord Brahma. Not only is it a very peaceful spot but it gives visitors a great view of the Ghats.
Trek to Chembra Peak and stop at the Heart Shaped lake. This lake exists near the peak of the mountain.
Visit the Banasura Dam – and the Banasura Island that lies in the middle of the Banasura River.
Trek to Phantom Rock – this is a skull-shaped rock that balances precariously on tip of a boulder that is much smaller to it in size. It’s resemblance to a skull is why locals call it Phantom rock – after the popular superhero.
Accommodation in Wayanad is easy to find. Hotels in Wayanad range from budget hotels to even more elite and high-budget hotels, that are ideal for families and couples as well.