Karlad lake is one of the beautiful lakes in Wayanad, situated in a place named Tariod, which is 16 km from Kalpetta. It is a place which is ideal for peace lovers, and especially for those who wanted to take a escape of relief from from a busy tourist spot. Spread over more than 7 acres of area, Karlad lake is said to be the second largest freshwater lake in Wayanad and also a well-known picnic spot with boating facility.
The famous Banasura Sagar Dam is just a 3 km away from this Karlad Lake. The Karlad Tourism Centre is equipped with a facilitation centre, a couple of tents, maintaining a heritage village etc.
Zip-Line experience in Karlad is one of the best you can get in the Wayanad area. The Zip-line goes all the across the Karlad lake and then they get you back in a boat with a one way distance of approximately 350 metres. While the inflated Kayaks offers a feel good experience of rowing a kayak on your own.