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Entrance of Wayanad District and Kunnathidavaka village

Pookode Lake

Pookode Lake is considered to be one of the best places to visit in Wayanad. It is the most beautiful freshwater lake located in South India nestled amidst the large evergreen forests and multitudes of mountains slopes. The Pookode Lake is spreading across an area of 8.5 hectares with a depth of around 6.5 meters. Geographical experts found that the lake resembles the shape of India’s map. It is a perennial fresh water lake protected by the forested hills and it acts as a haven for fresh water fish and a lot of blue lotus flowers.

Chain Tree

Chain Tree is a Ficus tree which holds a massive steel chain which has a multiple stories and legends related to its existence and it is one of the best Wayanad tourist attractions. The major story is associated with a local tribal person called Karinthandan. He was killed by the British after seeking help from him to discover the routes through the ghat. The wilderness was the habitat of tribal people and there were no roads to cross the forests even during the British period. People believe that the spirit of that tribal person is in the tree and it causes accidents too many who crosses the hairpin bends. There is another story also related to it which says the killing of a Mahout who took the British people to Wayanad first and they did not want the Mahout to go back and get the Portugese. His spirit is the one which is in the tree, as the local people say.

Lakkidi View Point

This gateway to Wayanad boasts of wonderful peaks, streams and forests. The drive up the winding road is brimming with many a picturesque sight. It is located 700m above sea level.

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Kunnathidavaka village office

The village is located in Vythiri, Vythiri Tehsil of Wayand District, Kerala, India. Vythiri is the grama panchayath of Kunnathidavaka Village.

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