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Pookkot Lake

 

A natural fresh water lake of about eight hectares surrounded by evergreen forest and rolling hills of Sugandhagiri. It's not just a natural fresh water lake on the Western Ghats. The Pookkot Lake is the only one of its kind in Kerala. A fresh water aquarium with large variety of fish is an added attraction. Boating facilities, Children's Park and shopping centre for handicrafts and spices of Wynad are arranged by District Tourism Promotion Council.

Wayanad lies at an altitude varying from 700 - 2100 metres above the sea level. The district has the highest number of tribal settlements in Kerala. The hill ranges of Vythiri taluk (taluk is a sub division of a district), through which the road from Kozhikode ascends the Wayanad plateau over the mind boggling bends and ridges, are the highest locations of Wayanad district.

Best Season:
August To May

Transport Terminals:
Vythiri.

Location :
3 km south of Vythiri town, Wayanad district.

Altitude :
2100 metres above sea level.

How to Reach:
Nearest Railway Station : Kozhikode about 63 km .From Kozhikode buses are available to Wynad. Get down at Thalippuzha and walk one km to the lake.
Nearest Airport : Karipur International Airport, Kozhikode about 93 km. From Kozhikode buses are available to Wynad. Get down at Thalippuzha and walk one km to the lake.
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