Wayanad City Guide
The breathtakingly beautiful Chethalayam Waterfalls are located 12 kms from Sulthan Bathery on the Pulpalli Main Road. For a glimpse of this lovely waterfall, one has to trek a distance of around 4 kms from Chethalayam.
The Chethalayam waterfalls are located in the Sultan Bathery town in Wayanad.
About Chethalayam Waterfalls
About 12 km from Sultan Bathery, near Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary, is a popular tourist spot known as Chethalayam Waterfalls. Chethalayam is one of Wayanad's smaller waterfalls. It's surroundings offer a number of vantage points for bird-watching. It is also popular with trekking enthusiasts. One has to trek for about 4 km across hills to reach the scenic picnic spot.
Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary, also known as Muthanga Wildlife Sanctuary is another tourist spot near Chethalayam Waterfalls. One can see elephants, spotted deer, guar, sambhar and sloth bear in the sanctuary. About 15 km from Sultan's Bathery, the Wildlife Sanctuary covers over 344-sq. km. and forms part of the area of Mudumalai Sanctuary in Tamil Nadu and Bandipur Sanctuary in Karnataka.
By Air :
The nearest airport is Calicut. From Calicut Airport, KTDC buses and taxis are available to move to Wayanad. Private taxis and buses are also an option to the tourists.
By Rail :
The district is well connected by a railway network.
By Road :
Wayanad's Headquarters, Kalpetta is linked by road to other towns in Kerala and there are frequent buses to Calicut. SOme major city distances from Wayanad are: Calicut- 98 km, Kasargod- 216 Km, Trivandrum- 502 Km and Cochin- 286 Km.
Wayanad district is one of the most visited places in Kerala. The area is well known for its natural beauty and natural resources. Therefore one can find many options for a comfortable stay. All kind of stay options are available in the major towns of the district.