KALPETTA

KALPETTA– KERALA TRAVEL GUIDE

INTRODUCTION

Kalpetta is a town where you can see a large number of coffee plantation. Visitors can also see a lot of hills that are touching the sky. Kalpetta is a place that js located near to Wayanad. It has a height if 780 m from sea level. Visitors planning for a Wayanad trio should visit Kalpetta also. Kalpetta is located on the highway that connects Kozhikode and Mysuru.
How to Reach Kalpetta
1. By Road:
 
Kalpetta has connectivity with all cities in Kerala.Buses are always available from all cities of Kerala to Kalpetta. Visitors planning tk visit Kalpetta can take bus or Private Vehicles from Kozhikode or Mysuru.
 
2. By Train:
 
Nilambur Railway Station is the nearest Railway station to Kalpetta. There is a distance of 41 km from Nilambur Railway station to Kalpetta. Fron Nilambur Railway station, visitors can take a taxi or private vehicle to reach Kalpetta.
 
3. By Air:
 
Calicut International Airport is the nearest airport to Kalpetta. It has got a distance of 50 km to Kalpetta. Visitors can take a taxi or private vehicle to reach Kalpetta.
Best Time to Visit Kalpetta:
Winter (December – March) 
 
Winter is the best time to visit Kalpetta. The temperature will gets lowered during thuis The weather remains pleasant during this period and visitors amcan enjoy their holidays in pleasant atmosphere
Places to Visit around Kalpetta
1. Meenmutty Falls
 
Meenmutty water fall is a must place that you must see diring you visit to Kalpetta . The water that is coming from a height of 300 m will make the view an awesome one. The way to Meenmutty waterfalls is a trekking way. 
 
Muthanga Wildlife Sanctuary: 
 
Muthanga wildlife sanctuary is a home for large number of animal species. There are gigantic elephants in this forest  This wildlife sanctuary has a connection with Bandipur forest.
 
Chembra Peak: 
 
Chembra peak is the highest peak in Western Ghat. This peak has got a size of 2000 m. Trekking which is an exciting activity in hill station can be performed in Chembra Peak.
 
Soochipara Falls: 
 
Soochippara falls is one of the most beautiful waterfall to see in Kalpetra.  The distance to Soochippara water 
falls from junction is less than 10 km. 
 
Banasura Sagar Dam
 
Banasura Sagar Dam is the largest earth dam in God's own country which is places over Kabini River . You must go there and should see the engineering work and beauty of the dam.
 
Pakshipathalam Bird Sanctuary 
 
Pakehipathalam burd sanctuary is a home for a large number of rare species of birds. There you can seeva variety of birds. Trekking activity is also there in Pakshipathalak Bird Sanctuary.
Things to Do in Kalpetta
Sightseeing: 
 
There are a lot of sightseeing spots for visitors in Kalpetta. These spots will offer you a mindblowing experience and will make you refresh before your trip ends.
 
Heritage Tours: 
 
There are many heritage spots that you should see during your visit to Kalpetta. Those are the palces where the history of Kerala sleeps.
 
Waterfall Visits: 
 
Meenmutty water fall is a must place that you must see diring you visit to Kalpetta . The water that is coming from a height of 300 m will make the view an awesome one. The way to Meenmutty waterfalls is a trekking way
 
Soochippara falls is one of the most beautiful waterfall to see in Kalpetra.  The distance to Soochippara water 
falls from junction is less than 10 km. 
 
Birdwatching: 
 
Pakehipathalam burd sanctuary is a home for a large number of rare species of birds. There you can seeva variety of birds. Trekking activity is also there in Pakshipathalak Bird Sanctuary.
Hotels around Kalpetta
There are enough hotels in Kalpetta for visitors to stay. Visitors can stay in hotel according to their budget.