Poopoli Wayanad Flower Show - History, Timings & Entry Fee


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Distance (From Kalpetta KSRTC Bus Station): 13 Kms

Trip Duration (Including Travel): 30 Mins - 1 Hr

Place Location: At Ambalavayal

Transportation Options: Bus / Cab

Travel Tips: None

At a distance of 13 km from Sulthan Bathery, and 22 km from Kalpetta, Poopoli Wayanad Flower Show is a flower show held annually at Ambalavayal in the Wayanad District of Kerala. It is the biggest flower show in Kerala and among the must-see places as part of Wayanad tour packages.

Poopoli National Agrifest & Wayanad Flower Show is held at Ambalavayal every year from January 1 to 15 and marks the beginning of the New Year. Organized by Kerala Agriculture University & International Society for Horticultural Sciences, it was started in 2014 with the aim of providing a platform for interaction between international experts, scientists, and entrepreneurs in the field of horticulture.

The 15-day fiesta is a venue for showing and exploring the latest trends and techniques in horticulture and floriculture. There is an innumerable number of stalls sprawled over 10 acres which display some exquisite flowers and also sell garden plants, ornamental plants, and agricultural implements. The annual event makes the farmers aware of the immense potential of horticulture and encourages them to explore this field.

There is also a rose garden with more than 1,000 varieties of rose plants set up on 2.5 acres, a gladiolus garden with 13 varieties on one acre, hundreds of dahlia plants in 25 varieties, and a floating garden with Chinese balsam and aster plants set up on 12 bamboo rafts and two coracles with marigold on a lake in the middle of the garden. Besides, the visitors can hang out at the food court or take part in cooking competitions, or enjoy the pet show.

Timings: 9 AM - 5 PM

Entry: Rs. 50 for Adults & RS. 30 for Children