Pookot Lake is one of the major attraction in Wayanad which is naturally beautiful with a backdrop of mountains the name of the place literally means flower lake. Surrounded by lush greenery all around, this idyllic lake, with its breath-taking scenic beauty and peaceful ambience, mesmerizes every tourist. It is spread across an area of 8.5 hectares. It is the smallest and highest freshwater lake in Kerala. It is shaped almost like the map of India and it acts as a haven for freshwater fish and a lot of blue lotus flowers. The pathway around the lake is lined by thick bushes and tall trees which further add to the overall charm.
The freshwater lake filled with plenty of fun boating facilities, a children’s park, handicrafts and spices emporium. A fresh-water aquarium filled with an excellent array of fishes is a major attraction for tourists on their tour to Pookot Lake. There is a circular track around the lake and one can take a walk or even sit on the benches. The place is serene, unspoiled and hypnotising.The best way to spend time here is to enjoy the environment and quiet surrounding. This is the perfect oasis to enjoy both fun and peaceful tranquillity.