One of the most popular tourist attractions of Wayanad, Pookode Lake is a lovely freshwater lake that is around 15 km from the Kalpetta town. Sandwiched between the Western Ghats and lush forests, the lake is 40 m deep and spreads on an area of 13 acres. The scenic beauty and the peaceful environment are real charmers. The lush surrounding of the lake is popular amid nature lovers and photographers. The lake is the originating point the Panamaram stream, one of the main tributaries of River Kabini.
Pookode Lake boasts of a shape that looks like the map of India. Spot several freshwater fishes and blue-colored lotus flowers. The sight of blue water lilies, dotting the lake’s water, looks beautiful. Sometimes, animals can also be seen on the banks of the lake due to its proximity of the lake.
Tourists can enjoy boating on Pookode Lake. Pedal boats are available on rent. While enjoying boating, treat your eyes to the verdant scenery. Close to the lake are children’s park, freshwater aquarium and a shopping center selling spices and handicrafts.
09:00 am – 05:00 pm
Best time for Boating in Pookode Lake
January to May and September to December
Charges of Ticket
Cost Per Person
INR 50 per 4 persons boating charges for 20 minutes
INR 100 per 8 persons boating charges for 20 minutes
INR 100 per person for Kayaking charges (30 minutes)