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September 22, 2008

Banglaore to Wayanad, Kerala Ride

Banglaore to Wayanad, Kerala

20, 21-Sep-2008

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Ride Participants: Udhaya Kumar.V & Praveen.X.G.P in one Thunder Bird.

Road Map: Bangalore – Mysore – Nanjangund – Gundelpet(take right)–NH212 –> Sulthan Bathery –NH212– Kalpetta.

Road Status: Very Good Road, except Nanjangund to Gundelpet road.

Total Km: 300 KM one way, 850 km round trip.

Visited Places at Waynadu: 0.Muthanga Wild Life Sanctury(on they way to kalpetta)1.Kalpetta(stay) 2.Pookot Lake 3.View Point 4.Banasura Sagar Dam 5.Edakkal Caves 5.Sochi Para Waterfalls.

Other places to see(I am not seen):  1.Meenamutty Waterfalls 2.Kantahn Para Waterfalls 3.Chempra Peak 4.Kuruva Dweep

Duration/Date Time: Two day ride. I started on 20/Sep/08 5.15 AM & came back on 21/Sep/08 8.30 PM.

Petrol Bunk: You can find High way petrol bunks, Except Bandipore & Outside Waynad.

Stay/Food: We stayed at Hotel – Changdragiri Inn, Main Road, Kalpetta, Ph-04936 – 203049, 203050. We paid Rs.400 for Deluxe room. You can get very good hotel for less price. We can see lot of hotels at Kalpetta for food.

About  Ride & Place:

20-Sep-2008 05.15 AM: We started at marathalli, Banglore and reached kalpetta at 11.30 AM. We went through Bandipur forest. Its amazing ride. Before Sulthan Bathery we can see Muthanga Wild Life Sanctury, if you want you can go for Jeep safari at cost of Rs.250.

In the same day we visited to 1.Pookot Lake 2.View Point 3.Banasura Sagar Dam and came back to room. It was raining some time in this area.

21-Sep-2008 07.00 AM: We visited to 1.Edakkal Caves 2.Musium 3.Sochi Para Waterfalls. Today it was amazing ride in tea estate roads. I am not able to see any straight roads other then S U roads ..

Pookot Lake: Very small lake & you can go for boating.

View Point: it will give very good view in Kozhikode side.

Banasura Sagar Dam: Located about 15 km North West of Kalpetta, Banasura Dam is the largest earth Dam in India.

Edakkal Caves: Its in top of the mountain (4000km from sea level). Edakkal Caves are considered to be one of the earliest spots of human dwelling. The caves have been formed out of three huge rocks. You can see some of the stone age art, Tamil script and Pudha script in this caves.

Sochi Para Waterfalls: Its 40+ km from kalpetta.


Udhaya Kumar.V




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