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Malayalam, English

3 Days

October-March

Calicut International Airport
18℃ to 28℃

Kalpetta Tourism

Wrapped in the fragrance of coffee, amidst the lush greenery ambience, Kalpetta is a small yet one of the beautiful towns of Kerala. The quaint place is situated on the altitude range of 780m above the sea level, giving a mesmerizing view of the city. Kalpetta is not only nature coated place but also mark per se as an ancient religious town with many temples built in the city.
This is a splendid weekend getaway spot as it is surrounded by the mountainous Wayanad district of Kerala. Kalpetta’s beautification is justified with the Chembra peak and breathtaking views from the Neelimala viewpoint, giving an eye-pleasing look of magnificent waterfalls and forested areas.
Kalpetta is a location you cannot miss if you are a nature and coffee lover.

Attractions

Banasura Sagar Dam

1.Banasura Sagar Dam

15 kilometres from city centre

Banasura Sagar Dam is the second-largest earthen dam in Asia, is named after Banasura, son of the famous ruler, King Mahabali. The place is located...

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Karapuzha Dam

2.Karapuzha Dam

10 kilometres from city centre

One of the largest dams of our earth, Karapuzha Dam is situated at Wayanad district of Kerala. This dam is constructed in1970's and also called man...

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Thirunelly Temple

3.Thirunelly Temple

35 kilometres from city centre

The Thirunelly Temple also known as the Sahyamala Kshetram and Kashi of the South is dedicated to the Lord Maha Vishnu. The temple is situated in t...

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Hiking

4.Hiking

11 kilometres from city centre

A beautiful town like Kalpetta which sits in the lap of majestic hills makes itself a must hiking point which you could not miss. 

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Valliyoorkavu Bhagavathi Temple

5.Valliyoorkavu Bhagavathi Temple

22 kilometres from city centre

Valliyoorkavu Bhagavathi Temple is dedicated to Goddess Durga who resides in this temple in three forms: Vana Durga, Bhadrakali, and Jala Durga. Th...

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Chembra Peak

6.Chembra Peak

11 kilometres from city centre

Chembra peak is regarded as one of the highest peaks, sitting at an altitude of 2000 meters above sea level. This place gives a marvellous view of ...

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Soochippara Waterfalls

7.Soochippara Waterfalls

14 kilometres from city centre

Soochippara Waterfalls which flows from a height of 200 m is located at the proximity of 22km from Kalpetta. The place transcends all the levels of...

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Pallikkunnu Church

8.Pallikkunnu Church

9 kilometres from city centre

Pallikkunnu Church is a symbol of true pilgrimage point which is dated back to the times of the 1900s. The Latin Catholic Church was founded by pri...

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Puliyarmala Jain Temple

9.Puliyarmala Jain Temple

3 kilometres from city centre

Puliyarmala Jain Temple is a symbolism of history and culture. Situated at the proximity of 6km from the Kalpetta town, this temple is built dated ...

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Muthanga Wildlife Sanctuary

10.Muthanga Wildlife Sanctuary

20 kilometres from city centre

Muthanga Wildlife Century is a famous point of interest during a visit to Kalpetta as it is home to many species ranging from Indian Bison, tigers,...

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Pakshipathalam Bird Sanctuary

11.Pakshipathalam Bird Sanctuary

20 kilometres from city centre

Everywhere we go, we can find ourselves an amazing wildlife sanctuary but there are a limited amount of bird sanctuaries. Here, in Kalpetta you cou...

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Neelimala View Point

12.Neelimala View Point

18 kilometres from city centre

Kalpetta is famous for its trekking points. One among them is Neelima point which includes the thrilling hike with the cascading trailside along. T...

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Vaduvanchal

13.Vaduvanchal

3 kilometres from city centre

Vaduvanchal is a place located at a distance of 16km from the town of Kalpetta is like a centre to all major attractions of the town. You can exper...

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Kanthanpara Waterfalls

14.Kanthanpara Waterfalls

12 kilometres from city centre

Kanthanpara Waterfalls is a 30km high waterfall is one of the beautiful waterfalls of India. This waterfall is located at a distance of 22km from t...

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Trekking

15.Trekking

843 kilometres from city centre

Kalpetta is a gorgeous town in the Wayanad district of Kerala which is situated amidst the reposeful ambience of lush greenery and standing at the ...

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Wayanad Heritage Museum

16.Wayanad Heritage Museum

14 kilometres from city centre

Wayanad heritage museum is a place which can be true love to any archaeologist or history lovers as the place showcase a collection of artefacts be...

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Meenmutty Falls

17.Meenmutty Falls

25 kilometres from city centre

Meenmutty is one of the enthralling places and views you die for after a 2km jungle trek. The place is an amalgamation of rushing blue water, sitti...

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Shopping in Kalpetta

18.Shopping in Kalpetta

0 kilometres from city centre

People usually take this village-like an actual rustic place where you could chill and move away from the hustle-bustle of urban life. But you must...

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How to reach

Kalpetta is a humble town and but as it is situated in the nearby district of Wayanad in Kerala, commuting options are easily available. There is an airline facility and buses are also available. Though there is no directly connected rail line.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

How to Reach by Flight

Calicut International airport is the nearest airport to the Kalpetta. The airport is located in Kozhikode and the distance between the airport and Kalpetta is around 48km. Though the city does not airport have its own one can have direct flights till Calicut airport and take a bus to Kalpetta.
 

How to Reach by Train

There are no railway stations for the quaint town of Kalpetta. Therefore, Kozhikode’s railway line serves as the nearest station at the proximity of 72 km from the town.

How to Reach by Bus

 
Transportation through the buses is one of the convenient and comfortable modes of transport. Bus lines are connected to the nearby main cities and there are also intercity bus services which can be availed by the local residents.
 
 
 

How to Reach by Road

Kalpetta is a beautiful town with an easily approachable route from the cities in the vicinity. This is an ideal location for a weekend and hence, visitors nearby choose to drive down to this town. Also, buses are quite a relief rather than taking a train.
 
 
 

How to travel within

You could either take a bus or hire a cab to roam in the town. Many people during good weather also prefer walking as well.

Kalpetta Itinerary

Kalpetta is a humble town but the district of Wayanad is quite big. Planning a trip to Kalpetta is a robust task to do. If you are on a short trip you could cover a few places but the actual points to visit are located nearby the two. Therefore at least 3 days are needed. 

DAY 1: You could start your trip by a trek to Chembra peak and follow your day by the nearby points inclusive of Soochippara Falls (Sentinel Rock Waterfall) and Ananthanatha Swamy Jain Temple. 

DAY 2: Keep your second day about all the important visits which could include nearby lakes, museums and most importantly the spice garden. Have a look at the plantations in Kalpetta giving your day a rejuvenating take. 

Day 3: Last day is all about exploring the place. This could involve the shopping time, temples which could not be visited yesterday and some of the famous eatery joints of the town. Go downtown and relish the authentic flavours of South India. 

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