Sulthan Bathery Hill Station
Sulthan Bathery, centrally situated in the middle of Mysore and Calicut at a height of 930m is currently the biggest town in Wayanad area and is known for its tourism and business activities. Prior known as Ganapathi Vattam, the town was named after the Tipu Sulthan who had a battery set here. In olden days, Sulthan Bathery served as a military post of Tipu Sultan. Once known as a vital area in the Malabar locale, the geology intertwined with valleys, fields and rocky landscape charms any guest here.
Activities: Trekking and Hiking
Best Places to Visit:
Jain Temple: Jain Temple is accepted to be established around the mid thirteenth century. The principle god of the temple is Anantha Natha Swamy who is a well known holy person. It was once in the past utilized as a store or battery for a few operations of the armed force of Tipu Sultan.
Edakkal Caves: Situated on the Ambukuthi Mountains, the Edakkal Caves has various old stone scripts, different creature and human dolls, images, old weaponry figures and so on portrayed on the walls.
Muthanga Wildlife Sanctuary: Muthanga Wildlife Sanctuary is home to wide variety of flora and fauna including numerous uncommon and endangered ones. The sanctuary is overseen experimentally with prime significance for preservation and general way of life of the tribal and other people who live in and around the woods locale.
Ambalavayal Heritage Museum: Situated at a few kilometers distance from Sulthan Bathery, Ambalavayal Heritage Museum is one of the biggest and best archaeological historical centers in the state. The museum likewise has a fascinating presentation of stone engravings known as Hero Stones that depicts the valorous deeds of the old tribal warriors.
Chethalayam Falls: Chethalayam Falls is one among the splendored waterfalls. It is a dazzling spot to visit and adventure lovers can without much of a stretch have a charming time climbing up the stones to the waterfall.
Some other tourist places here includes: Bathery Cathedral, Ganapati Temple, Masjid Madeena, St. Mary’s Orthodox Cathedral, Assumption Church, Mariyamman Temple etc.
Best Season to Visit: October to March