Ambalavayal is located in Sulthan Bathery tehsil of Wayanad district in Kerala. Kalpetta is the nearest town to Ambalavayal for all major economic activities, which is approximately 25km away. The famous Edakkal caves and Wayanad Heritage Museum are situated in this village. Cheengery adventure tourism is another place attracting visitors to this place. Ambalavayal is listed in Kerala Tourism Responsible Tourism R.T.) destinations in 2012. Even before that travelers came here to experience the essence of village life.