Everyone loves vacations. Vacation means having fun without any rules – sleeping into the afternoon, eating our favorite foods, exploring new places, treating yourself with a spa treatment, and doing much more. For adults, it also means relaxing in a calm, peaceful environment without any disturbance and enjoying the breathtaking beauty of nature that would soothe the soul.
But kids may have different expectations of a vacation.
For them, it means indulging in adventures, trekking up the hilly trails, watching exotic birds and animals, and participating in more fun activities. They enjoy the vacation more when it is full of activities.
You must be wondering how to choose a place that will meet the expectations of your entire family.
You need not worry!
We have chosen the best travel destination for you where you can not only stay peacefully but also indulge in adventurous activities with your children.
Yes, such a place exists in the Western Ghats hills of north eastern Kerala – Wayanad.
Easily approachable by bus, train, or air, you can choose the best way to reach this hilly destination as per your convenience.
There is a ton of stuff that you can do in Wayanad and enjoy time with your family to the fullest:
A trek to Chembra Peak will certainly be an enchanting experience for you. You can explore mother nature by trailing through the mystic hills to the highest peak of Wayanad at about 2100 m above sea level.
If you want to make it more thrilling, you can also go for forest trekking in the forests of Kalladi. As you trek through the lush green surroundings, you get to explore the wonderful tea plantations, paddy fields, and the flora and fauna.
You can also rejuvenate yourself by staying overnight at the tree houses in Wayanad, or you can also camp in between your treks.
There are several captivating places in Wayanad that can be explored on a bicycle. Some of these places include Neelima view point, banasura sagar dam, Luv Kush temple, Edakkal caves, and about 5000 years old Thirunelli temple.
Explore the flora and fauna
You can explore the flora and fauna of Wayanad in the Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary, which is an integral part of the Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve. With an extent of about 344 sq km, the Wayanad wildlife sanctuary is home to animals like spotted deer, bison, tigers, cheetahs, wild bears, and elephants. The forest department may also arrange elephant rides for your family. The flora mainly consists of moist deciduous elements that include trees such as rosewood, axle wood, and pezhu, and shrubs such as Helicteres isora, Randia uliginosa.
If you are an adventure lover, ziplining in Wayanad is something you cannot afford to miss. The best part is that both adults and children can do it and it is completely safe. It is recommended to do it after sunset as you will be saved from the glare of the sun and get better photographs as well. As you embark on this 300m ziplining adventure, you will be passing over the thickest forests and tea plantations of Wayanad.
Bamboo rafting on the Kuruvadweep or Kuruva Island will certainly leave you in awe. As you raft along for about 2 hours, you will get the chance to capture the beautiful rivers and streams, the stunning sights of the forest, birds, and butterflies.
Pookode Lake is a freshwater lake located in the midst of the Western Ghats, surrounded by lush green forests. The calm and peaceful environment can be enjoyed on a pedal or a row boat while also looking at the local wildlife and birds. Spread over an area of about 13 acres, this lake has the shape of an Indian map. This place is indeed an ideal one for nature lovers.
A vacation is not just about the place that you are visiting with your family; it is also about the time spent together. A break from the daily schedule helps you bond with your kids and explore each other. A vacation helps you to understand your kids’ inclinations, likes, and dislikes.
All in all, a vacation is meant to have a positive impact on you and your family, wherein you create memories to be cherished forever.
You will certainly cherish your stay in Wayanad if you opt for the Raindrops resort as your temporary abode. This luxury boutique resort is a heavenly place in the magical town of Wayanad. Raindrops is the best resort in Wayanad that has all the modern conveniences your family could want. There is a swimming pool, an Ayurvedic spa, and luxury and premium cottages with sunk-in bathtubs and private balconies. You can also enjoy outdoor and indoor games, plantation tours, campfires, and cycling with your family in this eco-friendly resort in Kerala.
And the best part?
You can enjoy all of this with your furry friend as Raindrops is one of the best pet friendly resorts in Wayanad.
Sounds like a dream holiday?
Make your dream come true by booking your stay now!