Reasons to make Wayanad your next Backpacking Destination


Are you ready to explore Wayanad – the green paradise? A picturesque hill station in Kerala, Wayanad abounds with waterfalls, historical caves, spice plantations, and a variety of flora and fauna.  Nestled in the  Nilgiri Mountain Range of the Western Ghats, Wayanad has many nature trails that awaken the adventure streak in you! Morickap Resort, Vythiri invites you to a warm, comfortable stay in Wayanad. Just check out the reasons to make Wayanad your next backpacking destination.


Refreshing climate

Feel the refreshing air & soothing vibes of Wayanad! As it is positioned high up in the Western Ghats and has dense forests, a salubrious climate exists here. Acres and acres of sprawling tea estates cool the eyes and senses.


An adventurous hike to Chembra Peak

There is no dearth for adventure in Wayanad! The hiking trail to the Chembra peak is lined with lush meadows to thick forests, a heart-shaped lake & the green environs hold you spellbound!


Ancient Edakkal Caves

The Edakkal Caves of Wayanad consist of two fascinating natural caves at 1200 m which showcase prehistoric Neolithic inscriptions from a long-gone civilization.


Gorgeous sunsets at the Banasura Sagar Dam

The most beautiful site in Wayanad to enjoy a mesmerizing sunset is the Banasura Sagar Dam! You can go boating in the lake which will be a fitting end to a blissful day in Wayanad.


Hike to Meenmutty Falls

If you’re an adventure freak, a hike to the Meenmutty Falls awaits you in Wayanad! The waterfall drops to a whopping 1000 ft and captivates you with its beauty!


Rock climbing at the Soochipara Falls

A good rock-climbing destination & a real delight to the eyes!  Also known as the Sentinel Rock Falls, the Soochipara Waterfall is a 3-tier waterfall in the midst of the evergreen deciduous forest.

Rock Climbing in Wayanad

The calm waters of the Pookode Lake

Indulge in boating or kayaking at the Pookode Lake, the freshwater lake of Kerala, and feel the calmness seep in as you spot the greenery all around.


Book your rooms at Morickap Resort, your home away from home to stay in Wayanad in peace and solitude.