Wayanad, also known as “The Land of Paddy Fields”, is
located in northeast Kerala and is situated amidst the Western Ghats. Wayanad
is a plateau between 700 meters and 2100 meters high, and is widely known for
its beautiful scenery and wildlife. It is also abundant in crops such as
pepper, cardamom, coffee, tea, and many other spices. Visit Wayanad if you
would like to take a quiet trip nestled in lush green surroundings and
Rent a car from Zoom and arrive in Wayanad with ease! The best way to get there is via Bangalore-Mysore Road. Follow this road until you reach NH212. From there continue along this road until you reach Meenangady-Panamaram Road, and follow this until you reach Kenichira Karimbadi Road, which you can then follow to your destination. The entire trip is roughly 271KM and should take about 5 hours, but if you get lost our GPS can guide you the entire way! Get there faster than with a bus or train and stop at your own convenience.
Rent an SUV if you have a big group or rent a sedan such as the Vento or Ford Figo if you have a smaller group or are with your significant other.
If you don't own a car or don't want to take your own car, then Zoom has several options for you to consider:
Hatchback : Take our Ford Figo ZXI for flexibility in your travels. The Figo gives you freedom to explore Wayanad however you want.
Sedans : Zoom with Volkswagen Vento or BMW 320d if you want to ride around Wayanad in style. These cars are great if you have a small group or are with your significant other.
SUV : If trekking is what you crave, the mighty Scorpio is all yours to explore the unexplored. No need to worry about steep uphill climbs or rough terrain, the Scorpio can handle it all. The Scorpio is especially good if you are with a large group of people.
All Zoom cars come with the following: -
- All-inclusive tariff which includes fuel, comprehensive insurance and taxes.
- A 3G enabled tablet, which makes navigation a breeze.
- No deposit required to Zoom off.
order to get the most out of your experience, rent a car from Zoom so that you
have the freedom to explore Wayanad as you please. No need to negotiate with
rickshaw drivers or walk for kilometers, you can drive however and wherever you
Here are some places nearby Wayanad:
Chembra Peak: Located in the southern part of Wayanad lies Chembra Peak, one of the tallest in all of Kerala. During this incredible trek, the scenery improves on the way up as more and more of Wayanad becomes visible. It will take the entire day to climb this peak, so make sure you plan in advance!
Neelimala: An absolute trekkers delight. This destination has multiple trekking routes that cater to different ages and skill levels. From the top of this trek one can visibly see Meenmutty Falls in the distance.
Meenmutty Falls: These spectacular falls can be seen after a short 2km trek from the main road connecting Ooty and Wayanad. It is the largest waterfall in Wayanad at 300 meters, and attracts visitors from all over South India.
Insiders Tip: If you have time make sure to visit Chethalayam as well!
The best time to visit the Wayanad is from October to May