Lakkidi, the 'Gateway to Waynad', is located at an altitude of 700 m above sea level. Located in Wayanad District
, it has recorded the second highest degree of rainfall in the world. Lakkidi is 5 km south of Vythiri
The 12 km long journey from Adivaram (foot of the mountain) to Lakkidi through ghat road with nine hairpin bends is a charming experience. Pookot Lake is 3 km from Lakkidi.