n Area: 2132 Sq. Km
n Population : 671,195 
n Average size of family : 4.99
n Rainfall (Annual): 250 cm

n Altitude: 700 - 2100 m Above sea level
n Climate: Tropical monsoon
n Tourist Season: August to March
n Telephone access code: 91 493

Wayanad one of the districts in Kerala that has been able to retain its pristine nature. Hidden away in the hills of this land are some of the oldest tribe, as if untouched by civilization. Wayanad is known for its picturesque mist clad hill stations, sprawling spice plantations, luxuriant forests and rich cultural traditions. The leading tourist centers of South India like Ooty, Mysore, Coorg, Kozhikode and Kannur are around this region.
Nearest airport: Kozhikode 
Nearest railway station: Kozhikode

Major towns in the district and distance from the nearest railway station: 

  • Kalpetta: 72 km from Kozhikode

  • Mananthavady: 80 km from Thalasseri / 106 km from Kozhikode

  • Sulthan Bathery: 97 km from Kozhikode

  • Vythiri: 60 kms from Kozhikode

Well connected by roads from Kozhikode, Kannur, Ooty (175 km from Kalpetta) and Mysore (140 km from Kalpetta)