Located deep within the forest in the Brahmagiri hills at an altitude of more than 1700 mtrs,Pakshipathalam is a formation of large boulders, some as tall as two storey buildings. The deep caves found here are home to a wide variety of birds, animals and distinctive species of plants. The journey involves an arduous 7 km. trek through thick forest commencing at Thirunelli. (Special permission required from DFO- North Wayanad at Mananthavady). (85 Kms from Vythiri Resort)
Banasura Sagar Dam
Considered to be the second largest earth dam in Asia. interesting feature is a set of islands that were formed when the reservoir submerged the surrounding areas. Speed boating facility is available in this place. 30 Kms from Vythiri Resort.
1000mts above sea level, this ancient natural cave exhibits ancient carvings, paintings and inscriptions dating back to the stone ages. At 53 kms from the resort.
Even today, a chain still hangs from a Banyan tree to mark the spot where a British Colonialist murdered an Adivasi tribesman (and thus, the name). It is 9kms from the resort).
The various sanctuaries from the resort are as follows: Muthanga - 55kms, Nagarhole - 70kms, Bandipur - 75kms, Muthumala - 100kms, Tholpatti - 70kms.
The temple is on the banks of the beautiful Papanasini River. believed to wash out people's sins by immersing themselves here in the water. It is 80kms from the resort.
At 2100 meters, the spectacular Chembra Peak is the tallest summit in the region. Climbing this peak and camping is a challenging mountaineering endeavor The surrounding areas offer exceptional photo opportunities. It is at 26 Kms from Vythiri Resort.
Part of a group of tiny islets in the river Kabini, Kuruva Island with 950 acres of evergreen forest is home to various species of rare birds, orchids and herbs. An ideal picnic spot at a distance of 60 kms from the resort.
A thundering three-tiered waterfall at a distance of 38 kms from the resort.
Pookote the natural lake near Lakkidi is just a short distance off the National Highway 212. (4 Kms from Vythiri Resort).