India is the cradle of different cultures, religions, languages, traditions and value-systems.
Kerala is a state of southwest India, also called as “God´s own country”. It is a virgin land with beautiful landscapes, different kinds of plants, forests and rare sorts of animals. You can see the widespread tea and coffee plantations on hillsides, the beautiful paddy fields in the wet land and big coconut trees. Besides the greenary of the land, the hospitality of the people attract many tourists to Kerala.
Wayanad literally means the land of paddy fields. This district lies about 700 to 2100 metre above sea level. It is a Hill Station. Wayanad extends to an area of 2126 sq.km. It traces its history back to 10th century B.C. Several evidences of the New Stone Age culture could be still seen on the hills of Wayanad. Places to visit in Wayanad: Banasura Sagar Dam, Begur Wild Life Sanctuary, Chempara Peak, Edakkal Caves, Kanthanpara Water Fall, Kuruva Island, Lakkidi, Wayanad (Muthanga)Wild Life and Nagarhole Wildlife Sanctuaries, Pakshipathalam, Pazhassi Tomb, Pookott Lake, Soochippara Water Fall and Thirunelli Temple. (A detailed discription of each place is given in the next page.)
Climate: Wayanad has a pleasant climate throughout the year. The temperature in December and Januray will be around 15 degree celcius. The rest of the months are little more hot and it will go to 28 degree in May.
Nearest Airport: Kozhikode/Calicut (120 km); Kochi (285 km); Bangalore (250 km).
Kandeth Homestay is a lovely, beautiful, new house in the centre of Wayanad district. (See the map of Wayanad and Kerala). It is situated in a pretty village at 1000 metre above sea level. The house is built in a property of 2 hectors of agricultural land, cultivated mainly by coffee, pepper, rubber, banana, mango, jackfruit, tapioca, coconut trees, areca nut, ginger, turmeric etc. It is a clam and quiet place, undisturbed from any noise. A very good place to relax and refresch.