Thrikkaipetta, Green Wayanad
In the beautiful region of Wayanad in Kerala, India where dense jungle carpets the rolling mountains in the Western Ghats, lies a magical hidden gem. The quiet village of Thrikkaipetta, in the heart of this breath taking region, is a beacon for community spirit and an inspiration for ethical and fair travel. You will stay in a community proud of their land and culture, who have created a cooperative that generates additional income for farmers and empowers local people.
How many days 4 days
How much Talk to Andy
When to go All year apart from monsoon July – August unless you wish to enjoy the rain
Where Thrikkaipetta, Kalpetta, Wayanad, Kerala, India
Thrikkaipetta, Green Wayanad, Kerala
Welcome to beautiful, verdant Wayanad of Kerala in South-West India.
The name Kabani is derived from a river in Kerala which flows “in the other direction”, away from the sea. Kabani is working to develop travel and tourism in “the other direction”. They are concerned about the impacts of tourism on the local environment and people’s livelihoods. Their prime objectives are the sustainable development of local communities and the conservation of the natural resources that provide the foundation of community livelihoods.
Your Just Tour Itinerary
After travelling up the breath taking Western Ghats from Kozhikode (Calicut) to the quiet village of Thrikkaipetta you will stay in a homestay at the heart of a community, proud of their land and culture. You will be warmly welcomed and, through village walks, visits to farms, plantations, Uravu –the bamboo craft producing centre and in your homestay, you will have a privileged experience of rural life in today’s Kerala. There is also an opportunity to visit other sites of interest with a guide from the village.
Our clear and fair prices are developed in partnership with Kabani and enable both a community based approach to travel and a contribution to wider development in the community and area. Your Fair Price tells you what you are paying for and who benefits.