Vythiri is a picturesque place located in the sylvan northern high ranges of Kerala in Wayanad district. Exclusive, comfortable, refreshing, pollution free and inspiring. Vythiri at the heart of a picturesque Wayanad district, 2600 ft above sea level-escape to the lap of nature at the heart of virgin, lush, tropical rainforests amidst pristine breathtaking vistas. A magical, romantic getaway tucked away in a lush tropical rainforest.
Acres and acres of lush green land interspersed with perennial streams and rolling hills, at Vythiri, an undertaking of Primeland Holdings Pvt. Ltd. situated near the Pookot lake, in Wayanad district. An area that breathes history and legend, Vythiri was the natural choice because of its accessibility, beauty and pleasant climate. Vythiri had been a retreat for English planters during colonial times.
Located 3 km south of Vythiri town, Pookkot lake is located at an altitude of 2100 m above sea level. The Pookkot lake is the only one of its kind in Kerala, and sports a fresh water aquarium with numerous varieties of fish. Pookkot lake is a tourist's paradise. Boating facilities, a children's park and a spices & handicrafts emporium add to the attraction of the place. Pookkot has some of the highest hill ranges in the State in its Vythiri taluk. Winding hairpin bends and ridges make the journey up the ranges an exciting experience. With vast stretches of tropical forests and hilly terrain as yet untainted by civilization, Wayanad is also home to the largest number of tribal settlements in Kerala.
Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary
Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary was established in the year 1973, and is a part of the protected area network of Nagarhole and Bandipur sanctuaries of Karnataka and Mudumalai in Tamil Nadu. Rich in bio-diversity, the sanctuary is an integral part of the Nilgiri biosphere reserve, created to conserve and protect the natural resources of the region. The sanctuary has excellent moist deciduous teak trees, bamboo and other grasses.
The tree houses of Vythiri are a truly amazing place to stay. Here you can
experience a memorable stay in wooden lodges high up about 90 ft on trees in the evergreen forests of Kerala. These houses of bring you closer to the pleasant natural environment of tropicals. While staying in the tree houses in Vythiri, you wake up to the chirping of birds and exotic smell of nature. Mist capped mountains and breathtaking scenery dominate other tourist attractions.