Best time to visit Wayanad

Wayanad is a beautiful hill station in the Western Ghats of Kerala. Winding roads, dense foliage, an aura of romanticism, and abundant wildlife—there is a lot to explore at Wayanad. The best way to soak up all its offerings is when the weather is fantastic, the best time to visit Wayanad is between October and May. This is the prime season to visit this wildlife haven when the temperatures are a perfect mix of cold and warm.

Here is a breakdown of the weather in Wayanad to help you plan your holidays better.

Best time to visit (October to May)

This season stretches from winter to peak-summer and is considered the optimum period to visit the gorgeous Wayanad. Generally, the best experience of visiting a hill station is during winters and rightly so! In Wayanad, winters last between the months of October and February, the temperatures range between 10 and 25 degrees Celsius, ensuring you can enjoy pleasant as well as snuggle-worthy weather. There is always a cool breeze blowing, animals come out to enjoy the weather, so you can even spot them easily, and there is that typical Wayanad romanticism in the air! Make it a point to carry light jackets and sweaters during this season.
The second part of the optimum season to visit Wayanad is during the summer months. Lasting from March to May, the temperatures are unlike the scathing heat experienced in the rest of India. They range between 20 to 36 degrees Celsius, making it a great time to see many places to visit in Wayanad. The evergreen forests abounding here make sure you have plenty of shade and a pleasing climate to enjoy. Remember to carry water, sunblock, caps, and dry snacks for everyone when you head out to explore!

Other times to visit

The rains bless this land from June to October. With temperatures ranging between 15 and 25 degrees Celsius and an average downpour of 300mm, it can tend to get slightly nippy, so make sure to carry raincoats, jackets, and umbrellas. Although wildlife viewing is difficult this season, you can enjoy amazing drives in the misty weather.

Where to stay

Club Mahindra’s affiliate property, Vythiri Village Resort, is the perfect Wayanad resort for you to use as a base to begin your exploration of this gorgeous hill station. Equipped with modern amenities, well-trained staff, and outstanding dining options, this property must be visited. Members have great things to say about this resort in the Club Mahindra Resort Reviews. Rest assured that when you check into this resort in Wayanad with your family, you will be well taken care of, ensuring you are relaxed to head out to explore the bounty of the land.
Wayanad’s beautiful weather is waiting to welcome you. Book your holiday by logging onto the Club Mahindra website or mobile app today!

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Manu Khandelwal

An engineer and a travel blogger. Loves trekking and doing bike road trips. Burger lover (want to try every burger in the world). Clinomaniac. Sports fanatic. Likes technology but not a technology addict.