We are pleased to present a new Solo Travel Destination Post from Dhanesh, a member of the Solo Travel Society on Facebook. Dhanesh is from India and submitted the following report about Wayanad. Do you have a solo travel destination that you would like to recommend? Submit your description here, along with a few photos, and share it with fellow travelers!
Solo travel rating: 2 (1 is easiest, 4 is most difficult. Please see chart below)
Languages spoken: Malayalam, Hindi, English
Reasons to go: Wayanad is a district in the north eastern part of Kerala. Mountains and forests, hills and valleys make it a great destination for hiking. Unpolluted, untouched natural surroundings make for a very soothing atmosphere with lots of greenery and light cold. There are caves to explore as well as a wildlife sanctuary. The landscape is dotted with coffee and teak plantations. The people of Wayanad are welcoming and helpful. This place is ideal for those who really love tranquility in the lap of nature.
Solo Travel Destination Rating System
Safety - 1 (1 very safe, 2 safe in most areas, 3 be cautious at all times.)
Language - 2 (1 English is first language, 2 English speakers easy to find, 3 English speakers rare)
Navigation – 2 (1 easy to navigate by transit or car, 2 poor transit, car necessary, 3 not easy to get around)
Culture – 2 (1 Similar to North America or Western Europe, 2 Different from above but relaxed and easy, 3 Challenging)
Average Rating – 2 (1 is easiest, 4 is most difficult)