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Pookot Lake

Pookot Lake, a natural fresh water lake surrounded by evergreen forests and rolling hills is located 3 kms from south of Vythiri town.

Pookot Lake, about 13 kms from Kalpetta, is undoubtedly the most beautiful tourist spot in the whole of Wayanad. The lake nestles in the lap of mountains surrounding it.

Boating in the Pookot Lake is a memorable experience. Tall trees and dense forests that line along the pathway around the lake provide a visual treat. A freshwater acquarium with a large variety of fish is an added attraction.
Tourists can also avail of boating facilities, to enjoy the serene waters of the enchanting lake. A children park and a shopping centre for handicrafts and spices are some of the few attractions of the region, providing recreational facilities to the visitors.

How To Get There

By Air
Nearest airport is Karipur International Airport, Kozhikode about 63 km
By Rail
Nearest railway station is at Kozhikode about 63 km.

General Information

Best Time
August To May
Main Attraction
Fresh Water Acquarium
3 Kms South Of Vythiri Town (Kerala)

Prime Attractions of Calicut (Kozhikode)

Thali Temple
Thali temple, located downtown is an important temple of the erstwhile Zamorin Kingdom of Kozhikode. The temple is famous for the 'Revathi Pattathanam', an annual competition of pedagogic skills.