Kalpetta, the headquarters of Wayanad, is the only municipality in the district. It is 72 Kms. North east of Kozhikode and is well connected by roads to all important places like Mysore, Ooty, etc. A rest house and various hotels are there, in this town.
Mananthavady, the revenue divisional and taluk headquarters, is situated 32 kms. North east of Kalpetta. There is a forest bungalow here. This town is connected by roads to Mysore via Bavali, Coorg via Tholpetty, Thalassery via Periya and Kozhikode via Kalpetta.
Meppadi, at a distance of 10 kms. East of Kalpetta, is an important place on the Kozhikode-Ooty state highway
Sulthan Bathery is one of the earliest settlements in Wayanad. It is located 25 kms. North east of Kalpetta. The guest house of the Department of Tourism and a motel Aram of the Kerala Tourism Development Corporation are the places available for halt.
Vythiri, the taluk headquarters, is an important place on the Kozhikode-Mysore road. It is 11 kms. Sourth of Kalpetta.
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