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Planning a trip to Wayanad, Kerala, India

5th May to 7th May, 2024Budget Friendly Road Trip
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Things to do in Wayanad in May

Day 1 - Sunday 5th, May
Morning -

Depart from Mangaluru, Karnataka, India and drive to Wayanad, Kerala, India. Enjoy the scenic road trip through the Western Ghats.

Afternoon -

Check into the accommodation and relax. Visit the Pookode Lake for a leisurely boat ride and enjoy the serene surroundings.

Evening -

Dine at Udupi Restaurant for delicious and affordable South Indian cuisine.

Day 2 - Monday 6th, May
Morning -

Visit the Edakkal Caves to explore ancient petroglyphs and take in panoramic views of the surrounding landscape.

Afternoon -

Head to Banasura Sagar Dam for a relaxing walk and enjoy the scenic beauty of the reservoir and the surrounding hills.

Evening -

Indulge in local Malabar cuisine at Jubilee Restaurant for a sumptuous and budget-friendly dining experience.

Day 3 - Tuesday 7th, May
Morning -

Spend a lazy morning at the Meenmutty Waterfalls, one of the largest waterfalls in Wayanad, and take a refreshing dip in the natural pool.

Afternoon -

Enjoy a laid-back afternoon at the Soochipara Falls, also known as Sentinel Rock Waterfalls, and soak in the tranquil ambience of the surroundings.

Evening -

Savor the flavors of Wayanad at P.K. Bakery and Restaurant, known for its affordable and scrumptious baked goods and local delicacies.

Day 4 - Wednesday 8th, May
Morning -

Relax and enjoy the morning at leisure. Check out from the accommodation and begin the journey back to Mangaluru, Karnataka, India.

Afternoon -

Take a scenic drive back to Mangaluru, relishing the picturesque vistas along the way.

Evening -

Stop for a delightful seafood meal at Thimmappa Fish Land for a perfect end to the trip.

Weather in Wayanad in Invalid date
Avg Temp22°C to 34°C
Chance of Rain60%

May marks the beginning of the monsoon season in Wayanad, with average temperatures ranging from 22 to 34 degrees Celsius. Expect moderate rainfall and high humidity. The UV index is expected to be high, so take precautions to protect your skin from the sun. So we are suggesting you pack accordingly.

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Things to Carry on your trip to Wayanad

Clothing & Apparel

Comfortable clothes -

Pack light, breathable fabrics that are suitable for warm weather.

Rain jacket -

May is the beginning of the monsoon season, so a rain jacket is essential.

Comfortable shoes -

You'll be doing a lot of walking, so make sure your shoes are supportive and comfortable.


Sunglasses -

Protect your eyes from the sun's glare.

Hat -

A wide-brimmed hat will help keep you cool and protect you from the sun.

Reusable water bottle -

Stay hydrated by bringing your own reusable water bottle.

Essentials & Must Haves

Travel documents -

Make sure you have your passport, visa, and travel insurance.

Money -

Cash and credit cards are both widely accepted in India.

First-aid kit -

Bring a small first-aid kit with basic supplies like bandages, antiseptic, and pain relievers.

Insect repellent -

Keep mosquitoes and other insects away.

Toiletries -

Pack all your essential toiletries in travel-sized containers.

Good to have

Camera -

Capture all the beautiful memories of your trip.

Binoculars -

If you're interested in birdwatching or wildlife spotting.

Travel towel -

Quick-drying and compact, a travel towel is great for wiping off sweat or drying off after a swim.


Phone and charger -

Stay connected and have access to maps and other apps.

Headphones -

Listen to music or podcasts while you travel.

Power bank -

Keep your devices charged on the go.

Good to Knows

Payment Options -

Cash and credit cards are both widely accepted in Wayanad, Kerala.


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