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About Pookode Lake

Pookode Lake is one of the most famous tourist attractions in Wayanad and run by District Tourism Promotion Council. It is a freshwater lake and is 15 km away from the Kalpetta. This spectacular lake is spread across the area of 8.5 hectares with the depth of 6.5 meters. This place is only 3 km away from the town of Vythiri. The surprising thing about this lake is that the shape of this lake is as same as India's map. The lake is surrounded by the wooded hills, and there are unique species of cyprinid fish named Pethia pookodensis, only found in this lake. You will see freshwater fishes and blue lotus in a large quantity. This lake is located in the Wayanad forest division. Some other attractions of this place are the handicrafts, fresh water aquarium, boating facilities, species emporium and children's park.

Highlights

  • Best Time to Visit Anytime
  • Facilities Food Stalls, Washrooms
  • Recommended Hours Min. 2 hours
  • Best Visited With Group, Solo, Couple, Family
  • Entry Fee INR 5
  • Allowed Camera, Video, Footwear

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