One Day Wayanad Local Sightseeing Trip by Cab

1 Day Wayanad Local Sightseeing Trip by Car
1 Day Wayanad Local Sightseeing Trip by Car (courtesy: ganeshkrishnan)

Located on the border of Kerala and Tamil Nadu, Wayanad is a part of the forest reserve, nestled amidst the Western Ghats. It is abounding with green spice plantations, paddy fields, hills, wildlife, caves, and zest ranches. On a one-day Wayanad local sightseeing tour, you can even discover its awe-inspiring history and culture. You will be amazed by its scenic beauty, solitude, and refreshing ambiance.

For some off-beat delightful experiences in a day, Wayanad offers spectacular sightseeing options. You can go sightseeing at the dams, caves, viewpoints, and charismatic waterfalls. Again, you can enjoy recreational activities like rappelling, hiking, camping, bamboo rafting, trekking, river dipping, mountaineering, and rock climbing. 

You can take a tour of the rustic life of Wayanad. You can visit the temples and perceive the wonderful architecture. Capture the amazing tapestry in your camera as a delightful memory of your tour. Finally, you can complete your unforgettable tour with shopping and delectable food.

You can comfortably hire a private cab to cover the exciting activities and natural scenery. Spend time observing the green mountains and vibrant landscape. There are several picnic spots, religious places, and eateries across the hill town.

To escape the fast-paced life, you can take a private cab to the mesmerizing and serene beauty of Wayanad. On a one day Wayanad sightseeing tour by private car, you can learn about a new place, behold majestic natural charm and discover ample fun and rejuvenation. Moreover, a private car ride is an affordable, pleasant, and relaxing option. You can travel according to your will to make the most out of your trip.

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Highlights of Wayanad Sightseeing Tour by Cab

  • Full-day Wayanad Local Sightseeing Tour
  • Duration: 9 to 10 hours
  • Tour by Private Cab (not shared with others)
  • Pickup & Drop: Wayanad Hotel / Home
  • Places Covered: Eddakkal Caves, Lakkidi View Point, Banassura Sagar Dam, Pookat Lake, Soochipara Waterfalls, Wayanad Heritage Museum, and Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary.

Package Price for 1 Day Wayanad Local Sightseeing by Cab

Hyundai i20 Hatchback Car for One Day Trip
i20 / Tata Indica
4 Seater / Hatchback

₹ 2,299/-

Honda Amaze Sedan Car for One Day Trip
Amaze / Etios / Dzire
4 Seater / Sedan

₹ 2,499/-

Maruti Suzuki Ertiga SUV Car for One Day Trip
Maruti Ertiga
6 Seater / SUV

₹ 3,199/-

Toyota Innova SUV Car for One Day Trip
Toyota Innova
6 Seater / SUV

₹ 3,499/-

Toyota Innova Crysta SUV Car for One Day Trip
Toyota Innova Crysta
5-6 Seater / SUV

₹ 3,999/-

Toyota Fortuner SUV Car for One Day Trip
Toyota Fortuner
6 Seater / SUV

₹ 4,499/-

Tempo Traveller Mini Van for One Day Trip
Tempo/ Force Traveller
12 Seater / LCV

₹ 4,499/-

Mini Bus for One Day Trip
Mini Bus
12-22 Seater / LCV

Price on Request

Book your 1 Day Wayanad Sightseeing Tour Package!

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What’s included

  • Pick and drop from Hotel / Home in Wayanad
  • Cab for Wayanad sightseeing as per the above Itinerary
  • Vehicle Parking Charges
  • Toll-gate Charges if any
  • Driver Batta

What’s not included

  • Entry Ticket Fee at tourist places in Wayanad
  • Breakfast, Lunch or any meal
  • Lodging / Accommodation in Wayanad
  • Vehicle beyond the mentioned time duration
  • Vehicle beyond the designated tour route

What to Expect on your Wayanad Sightseeing Tour

What to expect with Wayanad Sightseeing Tour by Private Car

The one-day Wayanad sightseeing tour would start early in the morning. We will begin the journey with a visit to the Edakkal Caves for witnessing the relics from the prehistoric era. We will head to the Lakkidi View Point to capture the splendid view of the Western Ghats. 

Next, we will head to Banasura Sagar Dam where you can enjoy a refreshing picnic with your loved ones. Pookat Lake will be next on our itinerary. The serenity of the lake and its picturesque beauty will steal your breath. 

Soochipara Waterfalls is a great spot to spend time with your loved ones. History lovers can dig up the region’s history at the Wayanad Heritage Museum while you can spend time spotting indigenous wildlife on a jungle safari at the Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary.

At the end of the exciting Wayanad sightseeing tour by car, we will drop you at your accommodation in Wayanad.

Itinerary of One Day Wayanad Sightseeing Trip

Pickup from your Hotel in Wayanad at 9:00 AM

S.NoSightseeing PlaceRecommended Duration
1Eddakkal Caves50 minutes
2Lakkidi View Point50 minutes
3Banassura Sagar Dam40 minutes
4Pookat Lake50 minutes
5Soochipara Waterfalls60 minutes
6Wayanad Heritage Museum40 minutes
7Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary60 minutes

Drop back at your Hotel in Wayanad by 5:30 PM

PLEASE NOTE: Guests can visit all the Wayanad tourism places listed above or remove any of the places that they don’t want to visit. In order to include any other sightseeing place, guests can check with their cab provider while booking this Wayanad local sightseeing tour by private car.

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Places to visit in Wayanad in one day by private car

Wayanad is one of the most beautiful places in Kerala, and it’s also home to some of the state’s best trekking trails. If you’re short on time, we’ve designed a special one-day itinerary that will help you make the most of your time in Wayanad. From stunning viewpoints to serene lakes, these are the best places to visit in Wayanad in one day.

1. Edakkal Caves

Visit Edakkal Caves with One Day Wayanad Sightseeing Tour by Car

Edakkal Caves is the only place in India with Stone Age writings belonging to the Neolithic and Mesolithic Age.A highly recommended attraction to visit on this one-day Wayanad sightseeing tour by private car.  A natural wonder in Wayanad, it depicts the oldest human settlement. Trek the Ambukuthi Hills to reach the Edakkal Caves, located at a height of 1200 m.

You can perceive the amazing beauty of the coffee plantations as you take the 45-minute nature walk through them. On the walls of the three natural caves, you can witness stunning pictorial carvings. Human and animal figurines are also carved on the rocks. From the metal barred gate, you can catch a glimpse of the surrounding hills, the amazing sunset, and the dense forests.

  • Must See / Things to Do: Explore the region’s ancient relics and spellbinding natural beauty.
  • Timings: Open on all days of the week from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM, except Monday
  • Entry Fee: INR 20 per person

2. Lakkidi Viewpoint

Famous for its nine-hairpin bends, Lakkidi Viewpoint is a compact lookout point with awe-inspiring views of mountains and valleys. One of the loftiest points in Wayanad, it stands at a height of 700 m and is often called the Gateway to Wayanad. 

It is also one of the wettest and greenest spots in India. You can witness the unmatched scenic beauty of the region. The mesmerizing sunrise and sunset vistas are worth capturing. You can spend a great time enjoying a bird’s eye view of the surroundings. This breathtaking scenery on this one-day sightseeing trip cannot be missed.

  • Must See / Things to Do: Enjoy the panoramic view of the region’s vibrant flora and fauna.
  • Timings: Open on all days of the week 
  • Entry Fee: Free
Visit Lakkidi Viewpoint with One Day Wayanad Sightseeing Tour by Car

3. Banasura Sagar Dam

Visit Banasura Sagar Dam/ Lake with One Day Wayanad Sightseeing Tour by Taxi

You should visit the largest earthen dam in India, the Banasura Sagar Dam which is also the 2nd largest in Asia. Perched at the foot of the lovely Banasura Hills, the sprawling reservoir provides water for irrigation and drinking while generating hydroelectric power. It is the crowd favorite on this Wayanad sightseeing trip by private taxi.

You can trek the Banasura hills, and get mesmerized by the diverse flora and fauna, charming waterfalls, lush valleys, and meandering streams. You can perceive the green meadows and awe-inspiring peaks. The view of the lake, from the top, is also stunning. You can cherish activities like boating, and zip lining, and enjoy riding camels and horses. In the tranquil setting, you can spend some quality time with your friends and family.

  • Must See / Things to Do: Unwind amidst the tranquil natural beauty of Wayanad.
  • Timings: Open on all days of the week from 6:00 AM to 6:00 PM
  • Entry Fee: INR 10 per person

4. Pookot Lake

Regarded as the smallest lake in India, Pookot Lake is a natural freshwater lake with an emerald backdrop of slopes of the Western Ghats covered with tall evergreen trees. It is a paradise for nature lovers and photographers. 

You can make a refreshing outing by visiting this pretty lake. Various birds and water lilies with purple hues promptly catch your attention. You can replenish yourself amidst the scenic charm and serenity. The freshwater aquarium is an important attraction. You can visit the Spices and Handicrafts Emporium. Keep your children engrossed in the well-maintained Children’s Park. You can also go boating in the lake.

  • Must See / Things to Do: Spend time experiencing the natural charm of the region. 
  • Timings: Open on all days of the week from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Entry Fee: INR 20 per person
Visit Pookot Lake with One Day Wayanad Sightseeing Tour by Taxi

5. Soochipara Waterfalls

Visit Soochipara Waterfalls with One Day Wayanad Sightseeing Tour by Cab

Also called the Sentinel Rock Waterfalls, Soochipara Waterfalls is a three-tiered fall. It cascades from a needle-shaped mountain face. Surrounded by evergreen, montane, and deciduous forests, it is a famous tourist attraction. You can spend 2-3 hours amidst the stunning vistas of tea estates. 

Bathe or swim in the pool formed below the falls. Hike for 30 minutes to reach the pool. You can also try rock climbing and trekking. Visit it during the monsoons for capturing its fullest glory. You can even spot a tiger amidst the dense forests. This magical place is a must-see on this Wayanad local sightseeing tour! It is better to return from the spot before dark.

  • Must See / Things to Do: Try the best adventure activities in a beautiful natural setting.
  • Timings: Open on all days of the week 
  • Entry Fee: Free

6. Wayanad Heritage Museum

One of Kerala’s largest collections of relics dating back to the 2nd century, Wayanad Heritage Museum is an archaeological museum. It is a must-visit for tourists. It also carries significant anthropological relevance. 

Grouped into 4 sections, the rare objects on display include terracotta figurines, memorial stones, and decorative and daily use items. You can also observe the 14th to 16th-century sculptures, possessions of Wayanad tribes, stone idols, carvings and weapons, Megalithic Era pottery, clay sculptures, hunting equipment, and pictorial rock edicts. You can watch shows in the multimedia theatre to get a better understanding. 

  • Must See / Things to Do: Take a look into the country’s rich history from the bygone eras.
  • Timings: Open on all days of the week from 10:00 AM to 5:30 PM
  • Entry Fee: For adults- INR 20 per person and INR 10 per child
Visit Wayanad Heritage Museum with One Day Wayanad Sightseeing Tour by Cab

7. Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary

Visit Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary with One Day Wayanad Sightseeing Tour by Cab

Mainly a rainforest, Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary is a wildlife and safari park. It is the 2nd largest wildlife reserve in Kerala. You can visit this bio-rich eco-friendly protective area. It is home to moist and dry deciduous trees and semi-evergreen forests. Shrubs and creepers can also be seen. This nature lover’s oasis is a great spot to stop and explore on this same-day Wayanad tour by cab.

You can admire the dense forested Malabar Hills, enchanting views, elephant population, and other wild animals. Being open throughout the year, you can see diverse aspects of the wildlife in different seasons. However, avoid the slushy monsoons when the visibility is low. You can go on a safari early in the morning or in the evening.

  • Must See / Things to Do: Explore the region’s rich and diverse flora and fauna.
  • Timings: Open on all days of the week from 7:00 AM to 10:00 AM and 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM
  • Entry Fee: For adults- INR 20 per person and INR 10 per child

Things to Do on your Wayanad Sightseeing Tour

Activities & Things to Do on your Wayanad Sightseeing Tour by Car
Activities & Things to Do on your Wayanad Sightseeing Tour by Car (courtesy: gouthamkrishna)

Wayanad is a beautiful hill station in Kerala, India. It is known for its scenic beauty, serene environment, and friendly people. There are many wonderful trekking trails in Wayanad, taking you through lush green forests and stunning scenery. You can take safari tours or go on nature walks here. Besides exploring the region you can also shop and gorge on local delicacies on your one day Wayanad local sightseeing tour.

What to Shop during your One Day Wayanad Sightseeing Tour by Cab?

Amidst the right blend of luxury and nature in Wayanad, you can avail ample shopping opportunities. From shopping malls to local street markets, you can have access to a huge assortment of striking wares. You can buy quality products at reasonable prices. Purchase aromatic and flavourful spices. You can also obtain authentic varieties of tea and coffee.

High-quality handloom products and handicrafts are also commonly available at stores. You can acquire interesting souvenirs made of natural products such as coconut shells, ivory, canes, bamboo, metal, and wooden goods. Handbags, furniture, textile, embroidered mats, Aranmula mirrors, and crockery also make great gifts. You can also obtain natural and pure honey.

What to Eat during your One Day Wayanad Sightseeing Tour by Cab?

Wayanad provides mouth-watering food options to its tourists. You can discover its rich culture and heritage through its special food items. Warm hospitality also enhances the taste of the dishes. From street food to multi-cuisine and fine-dine you can explore them all. You can savor the local delicacies, prepared with rich spices, fresh coconut milk, curry leaves, and mustard seeds. 

Try the Syrian Christian breakfast, South Indian, and international food choices. From starters to traditional desserts, the flavorful dishes will tingle your taste buds. You can try a variety of rice and Rotis. Obtain different kinds of local snacks, which you can also take back home as gifts for friends and family on this Wayanad local sightseeing trip.

Terms & Conditions

Travelers are requested to follow the given itinerary for 1 Day Wayanad local sightseeing tour package. Ideally this 1 day Wayanad sightseeing tour package cannot be customized, however if guests prefer to visit different set of places in Wayanad local tour, they can check the possibility of the same with the listed car rental companies and request for a custom quote.

The time spent on each Wayanad tourist attraction is to be followed as per the Itinerary schedule. In case of any delays or additional time spent at a particular place, driver or car rental company will not be responsible to cover all the places mentioned in the itinerary.

Please also note that if a particular Wayanad sightseeing place is closed on the scheduled day of the tour, it will not be covered from the list of sightseeing places. Please check the possibility of visiting an alternate place with cab vendor before you book the tour.

FAQs

Is there any possibility to add / remove tourist places in this Wayanad local sightseeing tour?

Ideally, no. However you can check with listed Wayanad cab vendors before booking the tour on any possibility to customize the tour. Additional charges might apply.


Wayanad is famous for its scenic beauty, lush green vegetation, and cool climate. It is a perfect place to spend a day with family and friends. Booking a one day Wayanad local sightseeing tour by private car is the best way to explore the hill town. You can visit as many sightseeing spots as you wish and spend as much time as you wish at each place. The convenience of a personal cab is enhanced as you can stop to click pictures of the stunning scenery of the region.


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