Panamaram, a beautiful village in Kerala’s Wayanad district, lies on the banks of the Panamaram river. It is an offbeat tourist destination very close to Wayanad (13 km). From lush green forests to peaceful rivers, Panamaram has it all. The best time to visit this village is from November to February or during the monsoon, when the landscape is even greener.
Places to Stay
Hotels are very basic in Panamaram. Tourists can opt to stay in Wayanad, which is 13 km away. Some of the budget hotels include Affas Tourist Home (Tariff – Rs.900), Hill View Homestay (Tariff – Rs.900) and Tranquil Resort (Tariff – Rs.900).
Malayalam is the official language of Panamaram.
Vishu in April, Onam in August-September, Easter and Christmas are celebrated in a grand manner in Panamaram.
Places of Interest
Panamaram has a number of tourist attractions, including Kalpetta (21 km), Banasura Sagar Dam (23 km), Vythiri (27 km), Edakkal Caves (28 km), Pookode Lake (29 km), Malabar Wildlife Sanctuary (32 km) and Soochipara Falls (39 km).
How to Get There
Calicut Airport, which is 111 km away, is the closest to the town.
Kozhikode Railway Station, which is located 90 km away, is the major railhead connecting this place to other cities.
Buses are available from Bangalore. Besides state-run buses, Vivekananda Travels is one of the top operators on this route. Book your tickets through Ticketgoose.com and avail of bus booking offers.