Pookode Lake


Pookode Lake is a scenic freshwater lake in the Wayanad district in Kerala, South India. A major tourist destination in the district, Pookode is a natural freshwater lake nestling amid evergreen forests and mountain slopes at an altitude of 770 meters above sea level. It is the smallest and highest altitude freshwater lake in Kerala. Pethia pookodensis, is a species of cyprinid fish known to occur only in Pookode Lake. The lake has abundance of blue lotus and fresh water fishes. There are groups of Blue water lily flowers scattered here and there in the lake.

Things to do

  • Trekking in the lake environs
  • Boating
  • Picnic in the surroundings

How to reach:

Nearest Railway Station: Calicut railway station (60 km)

Nearest Airport: Calicut International Airport

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