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Pookkot Lake| Pookkode Lake| Fresh water lake in Kerala| Wayanadu| Forest surrounded| Sugandhagiri Hills| Boating| Trekking

Pookkot Lake is a fresh water lake situated in Wayanadu district, and is one of the most sought after tourist attraction in Wayanadu. It is nearly 5 Kms away from Vythiri Town and nearly 16 Kms from Kalpetta. 














The main attraction of this Lake is, it is one of the fresh water lakes in Kerala, and is fully surrounded by Evergreen rain forests and Sugandhagiri Hills. It is the one and only one of its kind in Kerala too…!  The lake covers nearly 8 Hectors of land. The area is fresh and always be filled with breeze air and sounds of forest. The view of the hill and forest from this lake make the area, unforgettable.
The way to Pookot Lake or Pookode Lake from Kozhikode will offer you another mind-blowing experience. It is part of Western Ghats and the curvy hilly ghat road with great sceneries on both sides offers you something to capture with your camera.

This place can be visited throughout the year, and freshness never gets reduced because of the evergreen forests. The famous Kabani River originates from this Lake. This lake is home for many fresh water fishes (known and unknowns) and the fresh water aquarium is surely a wonder too.






This lake and the surroundings are home for Migrating birds and opens great opportunities for bird watchers. 

Boating facility is available in the lake. A children’s park and a Shopping Complex for Handicrafts and Spices of Wayanadu are arranged here by the District Tourism Promotion Council.





How To Reach There:

Pookkot Lake is situated on the way to Kalpetta from Kozhikkode. The route map is given. For those who are coming from Kannur, the better route is through Boys Town- Mananthavadi- Kalpetta- Vythiri- Pookotu Lake. (only 200Kms). Check the Route Map below.


The place offers good facilities for accommodation and recreations. Transport system is mainly Buses; KSRTC runs regular services to major cities like Kozhikkode, Mananthavadi, Sulthan Bathery from here. 

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Note: The photos uploaded here are not took by the web owners. We collected them from official Wayanadu tourism sites.  All credits goes to the owners of those photos. Thanks to them...!

8 comments :

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