Vythiri - Hill Station of Kerala

Sincere apologies to all the readers of indiantourist-spots.blogspot.com for taking a long time-sharing new destination to our travelers. Though keeping all aside, we have a new location for our readers. Vythiri is our prime location for today also known as queen valley South India. This hill station is not much popular like Munnar or other south India destinations, but it is the calmest and peaceful green location. 


Vythiri is a small town of Kerala listed as favorite tourist places of the state. This loveliest hill station lies in the Wayanad region popular as a green paradise. However, you must cover the 90 km distance from the seashores of another best tourist place Kozhikode. If we talk about the Wayanad the name has been delivered from the two different words Vayal and Nadu which means land of paddy fields. 

Vythiri is the astonishing hill station and a key place for tea, coffee and spice plantations. This unpolluted place consists of luxuriant greenery and the best view of hills. The view is breathtaking from Vythiri and the finest part is you can have the guesthouse in the center part of the town. 

However, it is preferred to visit the town in monsoon season, but it is open throughout the year for the visitors. The evergreen dense forest is rich in wildlife. You can have a safari in the jungle, though must take permission from the forest department. Wild animals here at this place include Nilgiri Langur, Malabar squirrel and many more. If you are mountaineer and love trekking Vythiri is the best place for you. Some of the groups regularly reach here for trekking so you can check availability and can join the group. 

Vythiri hill station is the natural choice for people who are aware of this place. Because of its beauty and pleasant climate, it is turned as the first preference for people on holidays. The great waterfalls are another key attraction for visitors here. The treetop houses are just amazing so it's going to be the best adventure and impressive place for you. 

Once you reach here you can also plan the trip to Chembra Peak, Kuruvadweep, Edakkal Caves and Banasura Sagar Dam. These are the few other tourist destinations close to Vythiri hill station. 

One important information: The diverse tribal communities are also the key feature of this place. However, people are friendly, and you will not face any difficulty, though language can be a little trouble for you. 

Attraction in Vythiri: 
1 Week the holiday is good enough for this place. Don’t forget to visit the mentioned spots once you reach Vythiri. 

Karalad Lake
A wonderful lake at 8 km at distance from Vythiri is popular as a hidden retreat gaining traction slowly with the visitors. Boating and angling are the best options here or you can relax at the Recreational Park. We can say it is the starting point for trekking to Vythiri hills. 

Next, the beautiful spot is Lakkidi at 55 km distance from Kozhikode and 5 just km from Vythiri. The valley and greenery are the key attractions here. It is also a gateway to Wayanad which is another wonderland of India. The wonderful peaks, forests, and streams are world-famous of Wayanad. 

Pookot Lake
Visit Pookot lake at 3 km distance from Vythiri. The main attraction is the evergreen forest surrounded by Pookot Lake. Kayaking and pedal boating are main events conducted here and you can also visit a freshwater aquarium here. Children can enjoy the park at Pookot lake. 

Accommodation facilities:
Stay here is not a big problem as less people are visiting here you can plan you trip anytime. But it prefers to book accommodation in monsoon season because that is the peak season here. 

Online booking is available now so it’s quite easy to book accommodation if you are planning to visit this amazing destination. 

  • HOTEL Mazus Inn,
  • RESORT Vythiri Village Resort (its Near Vythiri Town)
  • SERVICED VILLA Girassol Serviced Villa
  • RESORT Vinnca Indeevara Retreat (located at Sugandhagiri Road)
  • RESORT Vythiri Greens Holiday Resort
  • RESORT Upavan Resort
  • HOTEL Vythiri Resort
  • HOMESTAY Pranavam Retreat
  • SERVICED VILLA Pranavam Retreat Serviced Villa 

There are many more hotels and resorts available for stay so you can book as per your convenience and budget. 

Latitude: 11.552017, Longitude: 76.038322 

How to reach Vythiri?

By Rail: Kozhikode (also known as Calicut) is the biggest railway station to reach Vythiri. However, station is 63 km away from our destination, but you can hire the cab or private transport to reach the spot from station. 

By Air: Calicut International Airport is easy way to reach especially abroad tourists. This airport is at 73 km distance from Vythiri and transport is available outside the airport for your destination. 

By Road: Road connectivity to Vythiri is also good and state transport is available from Calicut and some big stations of Kerala.x