Wayanad is known for its picturesque mist clad mountains and sylvan valleys. Some important centres worth visiting in this district are: (Distances from Kozhikode). Lakkidi (57 Km): Lakkidi is gateway to Wayanad, situated 700 metre above sea level with lofty peaks, gurgling streams and luxuriant pass. Pookote Lake, 3 Km, from Lakkidi is a picnic spot with perennial fresh water lake. Boating facilities available.