Agraharam Resorts is located at Thirunelli, 135 kms from Kozhikode, 120kms from Mysore and 250 kms from Bangalore. You can reach the resort only by road. When coming from outside Wayanad, the most convenient railhead is Calicut. From there proceed to Mananthavady and then to Thirunelli by taxi or bus. The total distance from Calicut is 135 kms when cominig through Koyileri - Mananthavady road. It becomes 140 kms, when coming through 4th mile - Mananthavady road. The nearest airport is Karipur near Calicut, 170 kms away
From Calicut The journey to Thirunelli unravels the ravishing beauty of the high ranges of Kerala. From Calicut, after an hour travel along National Highway 212, the climbs with hair- pin curves start, which amaze any traveller. There are nine hair pin bends. The sight from the ninth hair pin bend is marvellous. You can see the valleys of Calicut district as in a mirror. From there, passing Vythiri and Chundale towns, you reach Kalpetta, which is the head quarters of Waynad district. After two kms from Kalpetta town, the road deviates left to Mananthavady, a medium town, always laden with the scent of spices.
From Kannur The journey is through Koothuparamba, Nedumpoyil, Periya, Thalappuzha and Mananthavady. The distance is 121 kms to the resort. There is a shorter route through Kelakam, Kottiyur, Boy's Town and Manathavady.
From Mananthavady, drive another 10 kms along the Mysore road to reach a small town called Kattikulam. From Kattikulam, the journey is through thick forest. To reach Thirunelli you have to take a left turn at Thettu Road junction which is 8 kms away from Kattikulam. From Thettu Road junction drive another 12.5 kms to see the sign board of Agraharam Resorts on the left side. Agraharam Resorts is infact located 500 mts ahead of Thirunelli town.
From Bangalore When coming from Bangalore side, first arrive Mysore town.
From Mysore When coming from Mysore you may drive almost 105 kms upto Kattikulam along the Mysore - Manathavady road which passes through Handpost and Bavali. The small town Bavali is in the Karnataka - Kerala border. From Bavali it is 7 kms to Kattikulam. When you reach Kattikulam junction you may take a right turn and drive 8 kms to Thetturoad, a junction in the middle of the forest. From there drive another 12.5 kms to the sign board of Agraharam. to reach Thiruneli
Distance from Agraharam
Calicut Railway station -137 kms
Mysore Railway station -120 kms
Calicut (Karippur) airport - 161 kms
Bangalore airport - 260 kms
How to reach Thirunelli
Bangalore (Sriranga Patanam - Hunsur - Kutta - Resort) - 250 kms
Bangalore (Mysore - Handpost - Bavali - Kattikulam - Resort) - 260 kms
Mysore ( Hunsur - Kutta - Resort) - 120 kms
Mysore (Handpost - Bavali - Kattikulam - Resort) - 129 kms
Sulthanbathery (Beenachi - Kenichira - Nadavayal - Panamaram - Mananthavady - Resort) - 69 kms
Calicut (Kalpetta - Panamaram - Valliyurkav - Mananthavadi - Resort) - 135 kms
Calicut (Kalpetta - Panamaram - 4th mile- Mananthavadi - Resort) - 141 kms
Tellichery (Koothuparamba - Nedumpoyil - Periya - Mananthavadi - Resort) - 110 kms
Kannur (Koothuparamba - Nedumpoyil - Periya - Mananthavadi - Resort) - 121 kms
Madikkeri (Gonikuppa - Kutta - Resort)- 108 kms
Gonikuppa (Kutta - Resort) - 58 kms
Salem (Chamaraja Nagar - Gundalpet - Sulthan Bathery - Resort) - 325 kms
Ootty (Gudalur - Sulthan Bathery - Resort) - 165 kms
Coimbathore (Palakkad - Calicut - Resort) - 313 kms
Cochin (Trichur - Calicut - Resort)- 324 kms.
|Summer||February - May||20°C - 28°C|
|Monsoon||June - September||19°C - 23°C|
|Winter||October - January||17°C - 22°C|
The weather promises blue sky and bright sun during Summer. Heavy rains and shrill winds are from June to August.
Rain clouds hurrying from the surrounding hills is a fascinating sight during monsoon.