Vythiri is a small town and tourist hill station located in the Wayanad district in the Indian state of Kerala. The hill station is situated at 1,300 m and has coffee, tea, cardamom, pepper, rubber plantations, and mountain views.
Chembra Peak is one of the highest peaks in the Western Ghats and the highest peak in Wayanad hills, at 2,100 m above sea level.
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.
Saachipara Falls also known as Sentinel Rock Waterfalls is a three-tiered waterfall in Vellarimala, Wayanad, India. It is surrounded by deciduous, evergreen, and montane forests.
Banasura Sagar Dam
Banasura Sagar Dam, which impounds the Karamanathodu tributary of the Kabini River, is part of the Indian Banasura Sagar Project consisting of a dam and a canal project started in 1979. The goal of the project is to support the Kakkayam Hydroelectric power project and satisfy the demand for irrigation and drinking water in a region known to have water shortages in seasonal dry periods.
Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary
Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary is an animal sanctuary in Wayanad, Kerala, India. It has an extent of 344.44 km² with four ranges namely Sulthan Bathery, Muthanga, Kurichiat, and Tholpetty.
Chain Tree is a tourist spot with a storied ficus tree known for the steel chain hanging from its upper branches.
The Punalur Suspension Bridge, located in Punalur is the oldest motorable Bridge in Kerala, which was built by the British and is now a historical attraction. The bridge has a length of 400 feet. The suspension bridge was built to prevent wild animals from crossing into the town from the forest area of old Kattupathanapuram.
Best Time To Visit Vythiri
The weather in Vythiri is normally pleasant, as the town is a resort town and a major hill station. It can be visited all year round but the best time is from October to May. Summer season from March to May when temperatures are characterized by a minimum of 20°C & a maximum of 37°C.You can visit Vythiri during the summer too because the summer season in Vythiri is not as hot as that in the rest of Kerala. The monsoon season from June to November in Vythiri is for an extended period of time due to the influence of both the South West and North East Monsoons which bring in heavy rainfall, hence protective gear must be taken while visiting Vythiri during monsoon. Winters season from December to February is when temperatures drop to a minimum of 10°C and a maximum of 30°C.