Lakkidi, one of the highest locations in Wayanad, commands a picturesque scenery. It is about 58 km north east of Kozhikode and 5 km south of Vythiri. Lakkidi, the gateway of Wayanad, lies atop Thamarassery, a ghat pass at an elevation of 700 m above mean sea level. The lofty mountain peaks, the gurging stream, luxuriant vegetation and the birds eye view of the deep valley on the
south, with its winding roads, are breath taking. The 12 km long journey from Adivaram to Lakkidi through ghat road with nine hairpin bends amidst thick forests, is a fascinating experience.
Lakkidi Hill Station
Lakkidi is at the crest of the Thamaraserri ghat pass. Lofty peaks, gurgling streams and luxuriant forests add magic to the journey up the winding roads to this hill station. Lakkidi registers the second highest degree of rainfall in the world.
Soochipara waterfalls is located 22 km from Hotel Green Gates. On alighting the vehicle, one can reach the waterfalls after a 2 km walk into the dense equatorial forest of Wayanad. Here, one can find nature at its thundering best. Soochipara is a 3-tiered, powerful waterfall. And the cliff face here is ideal for rock climbing.