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Wayanad - Hill Station of Kerala from Pre-Historic Time
Kerala is a picturesque landscape at the western part of India and very suitable place for tourists to spend their vacation in a remarkable way. This place is a paradise and very favorite to the tourists from all over the world. The hill stations of Kerala have its own unique specialties and ideal locations for trekking and adventurous tourism activities. The hill stations like Munnar, Wayanad, Vagomon etc are the gift of the Western ghats of Kerala. All hill stations are selective places by tourists for their summer vacation trips. Wayanad is a pristine hill station at the northern part of Kerala, and nestled among the mountains of Western Ghats of kerala.
Some main tourist attractions at Wayanad…
Chembra Peak is the highest peak in the Wayanad at 2100mtr above from sea level and an ideal mountain for trekking. The scenic beauty of Wayanad is visible from this peak and the surrounding areas offer exceptional photo opportunities. Neelimala viewpoint is an another spot for site seeing and this hill affords view of the cascading Meenmutty waterfall. Sentinal Rock Waterfalls and Kanthanpara Waterfalls are other main perfect spots for picnics.
The religious monuments in Wayanad have a history of thousands of years. Jain Temple at Puliyarmala and Glass Temple, Koottamundu are the evidence to the extinct Jain religious activities at Kerala. Varambetta Mosque, dating back 300 years, is one of the oldest mosques in Kerala.
Edakkal caves are the combination of 3 caves located at a height of 1000mtr of Ambukuthi mala near Ambalavayal is an another ancient monument that lights to the civilizations of new stone age that existed in the regions in the pre-historic time. The pictorial writings and paintings on the walls of this natural cave is attracting number of visitors to here. Ambukuthi Hill near here is also a fascinating Neolithic cave site. Muniyaras are also another monument that unearthed from this region are the ancient burial vaults. Remnants of Stone Age tools and pottery found within these cella