The Banasura Hills is located at Vythiri in Kalpetta is a favorite spot for trekking lovers. Travelers who look forward to some great adventures have Banasura hills as the finest option for astonishing and worthy trekking sessions. This is one of the best places in Wayanad for an enjoyable trekking.

The mind-blowing beauty of hills will blow your soul. Hills covered with fog and waterfalls is the main attraction of this place. The magnetic beauty of nature and greenery attracts travelers to this spot. It is a must-visit place in Wayanad.

The view of Banasura Dam from the top of Banasura Hills is a stunning and awesome experience. It is the tallest peak of the Wayanad district and the second highest peak between Nilgiris and Himalayas.

Climbing hills to the top and the sight from the top of the hills will be a spectacular experience for the visitors. The best season to visit this place is the monsoon(September to January).


One should obtain prior permission from the North Wayanad Forest Division officer before trekking up the Banasura Hills. The trekking distance is 18 km altogether both ways. Around 4 to 5 hours to ascend and 3 to 5 hours to descend the hills, overall 9 hours is required for trekking.

It would be better to carry food and water while trekking to enjoy the experience to the fullest. Walkthrough landscape with different meadows a level sloppy ways and the thick backwoods trail is a wonderful opportunity for visitors.

One can witness and hear in abundance that the creepy craw, flying creatures, and butterflies while trekking. Trekking through these hills has a different essence all in all.