Pepper Trail Wayanad

Pepper Trail – Wayanad

About Wayanad

Wayanad is a district located in the north-east region of the Indian state of Kerala, at the southernmost tip of the Deccan Plateau. It is known for its cool highland climate, misty peaks and its virgin forests. It is often called the Spice Garden of the South and the Land of Paddy Fields. Wayanad has a multitude of options for its visitors. Part of a forest reserve, Wayanad is located on the border of Tamil Nadu and Kerala. The entire region is completely green with hilly ranges and wildlife. Walking through the sprawling spice plantations, taking that trek into the pre-historic caves. A great place to spot wild elephants, cool breeze, beautiful scenery, Wayanad is guaranteed to please your travel senses. It is a picturesque plateau situated at a height between 700 meters and 2100 meters above the sea level nested among the mountains of the Western Ghats on the Eastern portion of North Kerala and the sides of Tamil Nadu and Karnataka states.

About Pepper Trail

Set in the heart of a colonial spice plantation, surrounded by the tropical rainforests of Wayanad, Pepper Trail is a boutique plantation resort that relives the essence of a bygone era. Choose to live in a charming 140-year-old colonial bungalow or on a luxurious treehouse nestled high up amongst the trees. Indulge in a personalized service, enjoy fine dining at our restaurant surrounded by breathtaking views or relax with a soothing Ayurveda massage. Explore the many treks and trails at the plantation, catch glimpses of the abundant wildlife or discover local lore with a visit to the prehistoric caves nearby. Experience Pepper Trail, an intimate escape at once private and unmatched in luxury. Pepper Trail is situated in Mangalam Carp Estate, a spice and coffee plantation deep in the Western Ghats in Kerala. 


Spring Water Reservoir: Lose yourself in the soothing sound of water at the reservoir right in the heart of the property. You can even take a coracle ride here.
Herb Garden: The resort houses a vast garden with herbs and vegetables that directly reach from the farm to the fork.
If you fancy taking to the water, Banasura Sagar Dam is an hour away in the hills and has boating facilities, as well as sweeping views.
Visit one of Kerala’s beautiful three-tiered waterfalls, Meenmutty and Soochipara and explore the lush vegetation in the surrounding forests.
Take a short drive to Sultan Battery a former stronghold of the Tippu Sultan to browse its bustling market and visit the 9th century Jain Temple.
This is a great place for bird watching – around 127 species have been identified.
Wildlife Interaction
Farm visit


Malabar Suite: The Malabar suite houses antiques, family heirlooms and handpicked colonial-style furniture. Decked with dark wood floors and bright colorful furnishings, it has a sophisticated charm to it.
Mackenzie Suite: Mackenzie Suite is also an independent suite in the old bungalow having an antique four-poster bed and an attached bathroom. The suite is slightly more ethnic.
Woodpecker: Woodpecker is one of the two tree houses built on a huge jackfruit tree, 40 feet above ground. The treehouse can be reached through a walkway amidst coffee trees. It has a spacious bedroom, a four-poster bed, a modern bathroom and a large outdoor space. The treehouse offers complete privacy.
The Hornbill Tree House: How about sleeping under the stars? Realize this childhood dream in the treehouse. Get cozy with your loved one and admire the stars from the treetops or watch the sunrise amidst the trees as you step out of your room.


Children are welcome to come and stay at Tranquil. However, there are no specific facilities available for children at the resort.


Dining: Relish the regional flavors at Pavilion with the lush forests and chirping of birds in the backdrop. A unique dining experience waits.
Spa: Rejuvenate your senses with the aroma of fresh coffee beans and a relaxing therapy at the Ayurveda spa.

Good time to visit

The most pleasant weather lasts from September to March, when it feels like a warm English summer (20-25C). April to May is hotter (up to 30C) but still bearable and the wildlife is good. June, July and August are wet but see less rain than other areas in India, while October’s ‘returning monsoon’ can bring heavy showers.


Railway Station: – Kozhikode (Calicut) is the railway station which is 110km away.
Airport: – Karipur International Airport, Kozhikode about 115km.
Wake up in the trees at this magical hideaway deep in the jungle of Wayanad!