An Ideal Scenic Destination for Adventurers & Nature Lovers in Wayanad - Abad Brookside

Lakkidi is a beautiful rain forest and a serene hill station in God’s own Country, Kerala. Located at the crest of the serpentine Thamarassery ghat pass, Lakkidi is also known as the “Gateway of Wayanad”. The lush green hills, gorges, and streams on both sides of the ghat pass are worth seeing. Gloriously nestled in the heart of Lakkidi, Abad Brookside is a wonderful resort that offers a splendid stay amidst scenic beauty.

Abad Brookside is the ideal scenic destination for adventurers and nature lovers in Wayanad. Here is a catalogue of things to do in Wayanad during your stay at the resort.

Brook walk - This is a perfect experience for adventure and nature lovers. It is a 2 km walk through the forest along a brook, which ends at a tea plantation. A guide will escort you throughout and enlighten you about the flora and fauna of the forest. This is a complimentary service offered by the resort.

Photoshoot -  Abad Brookside is a fantastic and picturesque destination. Newlywed couples can bask in the amazing scenery as a perfect background for photography.

Trekking - We conduct morning treks escorted by a guide through the forest to the Lakkidi viewpoint. Nature lovers and bird watchers keep your cameras ready, to capture a variety of birds.

Recreation - If the guests wish to relax in the resort, our banquet hall doubles as a recreation centre with indoor games like carrom, chess, and darts. Within the resort, there are places to play sports like volleyball, cricket, and badminton.

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Campfire – Enjoy a campfire under the starry skies. The resort has a campfire location within the property that is offered as a complimentary service. Spend some quality time with your friends and family by the fire sharing good old stories.

Cycling and Boating – Cycle to the Pookote Lake, which is just 20 minutes away from the resort, or enjoy boating at the serene lake.

Soochipara Waterfalls - Soochipara Waterfalls is a three-tiered waterfall in Vellarimala, Wayanad that is located about a 1.5-hour drive away from the resort. Also known as Sentinel Rock Waterfalls, this stunning waterfall is located amidst the Vellarimala mountain range. It is one of the most mesmerizing places to visit in Wayanad, surrounded by deciduous, evergreen, and Montane forests. Adrenaline junkies can get your rock climbing gear and scale the 200-metre Soochipara Waterfalls.

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Picnic – A picnic is a perfect way to celebrate with your friends and family. Banasura Dam, which is 1 hour 15 minutes away from the resort is an ideal picnic spot with breathtaking views. The dam is India’s largest earthen dam with a kilometre long mud structure that impounds the waters of the Karamanathodu, a tributary of the Kabini river. The reservoir formed by the dam is dotted with tiny islands enveloped in thick foliage. With the Banasura hill in the backdrop, the dam offers a magnificent view. You can sail in a powerboat in the crystal clear waters, between the tiny islands in the lake. Adventure enthusiasts can ride the 400-metre zip line at the Banasura Sagar hydel tourism centre.

National Parks - There are 2 National parks approximately 2 hours from the resort - Nagarhole National park and Bandipur National park. You can spot elephants, deers, sambars, peacocks, wild dogs, etc. On your early morning river cruise, you might also come across crocodiles and various species of birds.

The journey to the resort is an enthralling experience if you are travelling from Calicut. For international travellers and guests arriving from outside Kerala, Calicut International Airport, also known as Karipur Airport is the most convenient option. The 70 km road trip from Karipur Airport to Lakkidi gives you beautiful views to admire. There is a myriad of amazing tourist places in Wayanad, begin your journey by staying at Abad Brookside.