Snake Park, Kannur
Location: Parassinkkadavu about 16 km from Kannur town, Kannur
district, north Kerala
The Parassinikkadavu Snake Park is committed to
the preservation and conservation of snakes as most species of the
reptile are on the verge of extinction. There are about 150 varieties
of snakes including the spectacled cobra, King cobra, Russel Viper,
Krait and Pit Viper living in the park.
The park also has a large collection of non-poisonous snakes including
pythons. A research laboratory to extract venom from snakes is proposed
Parassinikkadavu is also noted for the famous Muthappan temple.
This is the only temple in Kerala where a Theyyam performance is
a daily ritual offering.
Nearest railway station : Kannur, about 16 km
Nearest airport : Karipur International Airport, Kozhikode about
93 km from Kannur.