Lakkidi is situated in Wayanad district and is also called as the gateway of Wayanad. It is located at a height of 700 m above the sea level. On the way to this hill station one can find numerous peaks, streams, dense forests etc which provide good scenery. It is one of the highest locations in Wayanad. This hill station lies on top of the Thamarasseri ghat. On the way from Adivaram to Lakkidi, through the Ghat road one has to come across nine hairpin bends surrounded by thicks forests. The journey through this way is a fascinating one.
This area receives heavy rainfall and has the record of receiving the second highest degree of rainfall in the world. Many species of birds such as peacocks, bulbuls, babblers etc are found in plenty here. It is loved by bird watchers and nature lovers. There are many exotic animals as well. Wild animals like leopards, tigers, elephants, spotted deer etc are found here.
Tourists come here for enjoying the beauty of this place as well as for trekking. There are many unexplored areas in this hill station. The nearest town to Lakkidi is Vythiri. Some of the major tourist attractions near Lakkidi are the Pokkot Lake, Muthanga wildlife sanctuary, Edakkal caves, Soochippara waterfalls etc. Edakkal cave is very beautiful and is a natural rock formation on earth.
How To Reach
|Near Bus Station||Adivaram bus station at a distance of 11 kms|
|Near Railway Station||Kozhikode railway station|
|Near Airport||Karipur International Airport at a distance of 80 kms|