Kuruvadweep or Kuruva Island is a 950-acre protected river delta. It comprises three densely wooded uninhabited islands and a few submergible satellite islands, which lies on the banks of the tributaries of Kabini River in the Wayanad district, Kerala, India.
One of the most beautiful spots in the Wayanad region, Kuruvadweep or Kuruva island is a major tourist hotspot. ... This island is accessible via boats and rafts provided by Kerala tourism. ... It's been a new experience to travel in a raft to reach the Kuruva island. This 950 acre, uninhabited…
Kuruvadweep or Kuruva Island comprises of a cluster of islets over the middle of Kabini River in Wayanad that is popular for the boat rides it offers on specially crafted bamboo rafts. Spread over 950 acres of land, Kuruva Island, is popular for its diverse flora and fauna. These islands contain…
Protected river delta on the Kabini River home to rare kinds of flora and fauna, accessible using rafts or fiber boats run by Kerala Tourism Department, 31 kms from Meenangadi.
“Pookode Lake is a scenic freshwater lake in the Wayanad district in Kerala, South India. A major tourist destination in the district, Pookode is a natural freshwater lake nestling amid evergreen forests and mountain slopes at an altitude of 770 meters above sea level. It is 15 km away from Kalpetta. It is the smallest and highest altitude freshwater lake in Kerala.”
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“Edakkal Caves, also Edakal, are two natural caves at Edakkal, around 120 km south-west of Mysuru, in Wayanad district of Kerala. The caves are situated 1,200 m above sea level on Ambukutty Mala, on the Mysore Plateau, in the Western Ghat”
“Karapuzha Dam located in the Wayanad district of Kerala, is one of the biggest earth dams in India. Karapuzha Dam is located in the greenish and natural regions of Wayanad, Kerala on the Karapuzha River, a tributary of the Kabini River. Construction on the dam began in 1977 and it was complete in 2004. The purpose of the dam is irrigation and it left and right bank canals are still under construction”
“Muthanga Wildlife is the largest wildlife sanctuary is protected areas network of Nagarhole and Bandipur of Karnataka on the northeast and Mudumalai of Tamil Nadu on the Southeast. An impeccable area of scenic beauty and biodiversity, this place lies at the border of Karnataka and Tamil Nadu. A dense rain forest set amidst the hills of Western Ghats, the sanctuary is home to quite unique flora and fauna. The sanctuary harbours a range of animals from exotic birds, butterflies to elephants, bison, panther, wild cats etc. Together with Bandipur National Park of Karnataka and Mudumalai National Park of Tamil Nadu it makes a long corridor of tropical rainforest area.”
“Chembra Peak is one of the highest peak in the Western Ghats and the highest peak in Wayanad hills, at 2,100 m above sea level. Chembra is located near the town of Meppadi and is 8 km south of Kalpetta”