A Guide to Visiting Kolagappara: Timings and Entry Fee



A Guide to Visiting Kolagappara: Timings and Entry Fee

By Woods team

Kolagappara is a must-visit place in Wayanad, with numerous activities available for tourists of all ages and interests. The Woods Resort being one of the most recommended staycation resorts in Wayanad now helps you discover the top activities and sights to include in your next trip to Kolagappara. Be it a peaceful solitude or a thrilling trek, this quiet haven will soothe your body and mind. Continue reading the article and embark on an unforgettable journey to the idyllic Kolagappara, where adventure and tranquillity await you.

Visit Kolagappara in Wayanad

Approximately 15 kilometres from Kalpetta, the district capital of Wayanad, this isolated village is one of the top tourist destinations in Wayanad. Its serene surroundings will offer tourists seeking peace from the stress of the city a revitalising experience. The exciting fact is that the entire Wayanad landscape is dominated by this elephant-shaped rock. Located four hundred feet above the ocean floor and three thousand feet above sea level, this massive rock is visual impressive spot. There is a flat area on this amazing rock where over 500 people can stand at once.

When it comes to climate, you can experience a mild, temperate climate at Kolagappara providing ideal growing conditions for various spices including tea, coffee, vanilla, and rubber. This place is loved by those who enjoy trekking and mountain climbing. The name “Kolagappara” comes from the words “Kolagu” and “para,” representing a stone and a rice measuring tool.

Best Time to Visit Kolagappara

Kolagapara is a great place to go on vacation as well because it offers a serene setting away from the bustle of the city as well as chances for adventurous hiking and meditation. The perfectly cool climate of Kolagappara is excellent for exploration and leisure, especially from October to March. If you are planning to go on trekking, pack snacks, and water to avoid leaving any plastic garbage behind. For adventure junkies like you, Kolagappara is truly an exciting spot with a distinctive backdrop, which makes it a perfect site for sunrise and sunset photography.

Entry Fee and Timings of Kolagappara

The inviting atmosphere of Kolagappara makes it ideal for outdoor activities and exploring its natural wonders. You can fully experience the peaceful atmosphere of this place, open for exploration daily from 6 AM to 6 PM without any admission fee.

Things to do at Kolagappara

You can find a lot of fun and adventure activities to enjoy in Kolagappara. From thrilling hikes to daring treks, you can immerse yourself in the stunning natural surroundings of Wayanad and take captivating photos of picturesque landscapes.

How to Reach Kolagappara

Kolagappara is easily accessible by road and is about 5.5 kilometres from Meenangadi. Calicut International Airport is the nearest airport, situated approximately 106 kilometres from the closest train station in Calicut, which is around 92 kilometres away from the destination.

Nearby Places to Visit

Nature lovers and adventure seekers will find Kolagappara and its surroundings a perfect destination, with attractions showcasing its natural beauty and diverse wildlife. Here are some of the nearby places to visit in Wayanad.

Chembra Peak 

Chembra, the tallest peak in the Wayanad Hill Range, is a trekking paradise that is sure to amaze you. Chembra Peak, nestled in the Western Ghats’ lush greenery, offers captivating vistas that make it impossible to miss when visiting Wayanad. It’s also one of the most well-known locations to visit in a single day. In this place, the clouds softly brush against your face and the calmness of nature surrounds your eyes.

Learn more about: Chembra Peak - Best Place For Trekking In Wayanad

Pookode Lake

Pookode Lake, a serene Wayanad tourist destination, is surrounded by the Western Ghats and verdant forests. Its shape resembles India's physical map and serves as the starting point of the Panamaram stream in Kerala. The lake offers boating, a freshwater aquarium, a children's park, and a shopping centre. Visitors can also enjoy the presence of wild animals and birds around the lake.

Kuruva Island

Kuruva Island, situated in the Kabini River, is a natural paradise with diverse flora and fauna. Its evergreen forests make it a beautiful picnic spot, away from city pollution. Tourists can enjoy famous bamboo raft boat rides and treks to explore the natural ecosystem and witness exotic plant, animal, and bird species. Kuruva Island attracts people seeking a peaceful escape from city life.

Read more: Everything You Need to Know About Kuruva Island in Wayanad

Banasura Sagar Dam 

Banasura Sagar Dam, a charming tourist destination in Wayanad, is among the most captivating sites to see. Known for being the biggest earthen dam in India, it has stunning scenery, a diverse range of wildlife, towering hills, and captivating waterfalls. From the top of the hill, the Banasura Sagar provides the most breathtaking vistas, making it a photographer's dream come true. It is also well-known among thrill-seekers who expect exhilarating activities like trekking, horse racing, boating, and camel rides. Banasura Hill Peak is regarded as one of the most difficult treks among ardent hikers. 


For a full experience, it is advised that you visit other Wayanad tourist attractions also if you are planning to visit Kolagappara. To experience the tranquillity of the area, book a room at The Woods Resorts in Sultan Bathery, Wayanad while visiting Kolagappara. Tucked away in a beautiful natural setting, the resort provides a calm getaway from the bustle of the city. Savour the serene setting of Wayanad's greenery while unwinding in cosy lodging and being treated with warmth. Relax at The Woods Resorts after a tiring day of discovering Kolagappara and its surroundings. Savour delectable regional food, relax in cosy accommodations and refresh in the stunning natural surroundings. Whether you're looking for adventure or tranquillity, The Woods Resorts is the perfect place to stay while exploring Kolagappara in Wayanad.

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