One of the fourteen districts in Kerala, Wayanad is situated in an elevated picturesque mountain plateau in western Ghats. It lies between north latitudes 11 deg 2628″ and 11 deg 4822″ and east longitude 75 deg 4638″ and 76 deg 2611″. This land is rich in natural wonders, history and tradition. With its vast expanse of greenery, spice scented breeze, mist clapped mountains, salubrious climate, hypnotizing scenic beauty, Wayanad stands as one of the loveliest hill stations in Kerala. It has a height of 700 meters to 2100 meters above mean sea level. The leading tourist centres of south India like Ooty, Mysore, Coorg, Kozhikode (Calicut), Kannur and Bakel are around this hill station.