Karlad lake – wayand tourism, the second largest lake in wayand
Karlad lake wayanad , tourism attractions- boating, rock climbing, zipline
Karlad lake is a beautiful tourist destination in wayand attracts the visitors very much by the natural beauty of the lake, lake are the soul of kerala, there are 34 lakes totally in the state, wayanad is also blessed with fresh water lake. pookod is the largest fresh water lake which lies in wayand district, karlad lake is not familiar for the peoples as pookode lake. karlad lake is definitely decorate this beautiful place by its precious water. karlad lake is the second largest lake in wayand, the water source which spreading an area about 7 km. The beautiful lake is overlap by the bamboo leaves, the evergreen thick forest in the surroundings also promote the beauty of the lake.
Boating is the star attraction of the destination, there is a well comfortable boating facilities available at the spot. the boating arrangements are hosts by the tourism promotion council in wayand. the boating in the lake explores the beauty of the surrounding thick forests and bamboo trees. zipline and zorbing are the other tourist attraction supplied here. except these things there are another facilities of enjoyment such as kayaking, rock climbing etc. archery is a sport item which can be try here as an entertainment.
karlad lake is open for the visitors daily, it open at 9.00 am till 5.00 pm. October to march is the best time to visit the location. 30 rupee is the entrance fee for the adults and 10 for child. the charges for the activities start from rupee 100. there is also facilities of accommodation in the tent. The nearest airport is calicut which is 96 km away, kapetta is the nearest city at a distance of 16 km from karlad lake, the bu station is focused at kalpetta. calicut is the nearest rail head at a distance of 84 km.