Ezhimala - Cheruvathur -Nileswaram -Ranipuram - Vythiri - Pakishipathalam - chembara peak -Lakkidi -pookot lake
Ezhimala - Cheruvathur -Nileswaram -Ranipuram - Vythiri - Pakishipathalam - chembara peak -Lakkidi -pookot lake
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EZHIMALA (50 kms from Kannur)


Ezhimala : It lies at the northern boundary of Kannur. Rare medicinal herba grow on the strange seven peaked range i.e Ezhimala. There is an old tower of great antiquity here : The Mount Deli light house .The beautiful beach here has a hillock nearby (286 M high). A naval academy is being developed here.

CHERUVATHUR


CHERUVATHUR It is home of the illustrious poets and Scholars of Kuttamath. The ruins of a Dutch fort built in the 18th century can be found in the Veeramala hills. It is a good picnic spot.

KOTTANCHERRY (30 Kms northeast of Kanhangad)
The rain forests near Konnakkad is ideal for trekking.

NILESWARAM


NILESWARAM
The cultural centre of the district, this was the seat of Nileswar Rajas. The Nileswaram palace today functions as the folklore centre of the Dept. of Archaeology. The town is also famous for its numerous kavus(shrines), temple festivals and the Kavil Bhavan Yoga and Cultural centre which offers rejuvenation therapy and naturopathy treatments like mud baths and herbal baths.

RANIPURAM (55 Kms from Kasaragod)


RANIPURAM :Situated 750m above sea level, Ranipuram is famous for its trekking trails and varied vegetation - evergreen shola woods, monsoon forests and grasslands

Luxuriant plantations of coffee, tea, cardamom, pepper and rubber stretch over the hills of wayanad as far as the eye can see. With the fast-flowing rivers - Panamasam, Mananthavadi and Kabani cutting across the undulating panorama and lending a picture - post card look to the whole region. The north eastern tip of Kerala.

Its pretty image notwithstanding perhaps what the visitor finds most enduring about this quaint little hillstation is its large tribal population and their fascinating lifestyles.

Not surprisingly based on evidences still found on these hills, historians said civilization existed in these parts at least a thousand years before christ.

An enjoyable climb of about 1100 metres through a distance of 90 Kms from Calicut brings you to the cool comforts of Wayanad.

 

VYTHIRI (100 Km from Kozhikode):



VYTHIRI
Tucked away at the north eastern tip of Kerala, this quaint little hill station about 1300m above sea level is renowned for its coffee, tea, cardomom, pepper and rubber plantations. Mist capped mountains and breathtaking scenery dominate other tourist attractions.


PAKISHIPATHALAM (10 Kms from Thirunelly)


This place can be accessed only by trekking. Rare species of birds can be sighted from the watch tower of this bird sanctuary.

CHEMBRA PEAK (14 kms west of Kalpetta)

CHEMBRA PEAK
At 2100 m above mean sea level, Chembra is the highest peak in Wayanad and is an ideal area for trekking.

LAKKIDI (55 kms of Kozhikode / 5 kms south of Vythiri)


Lakkidi, the gateway to Wayanad is situated 700m above mean sea level at the crest of the thamarasseri ghat pass. Lofty peaks, gurgling streams and luxuriant forests add magic to the journey up the winding roads to this hill station.


POOKOT LAKE

POOKOT LAKE
This perennial fresh water lake, nestled among wooded hills is the only one of its kind in Kerala. Boating facilities, a children's park, a handicrafts and spices emporium and a fresh water aquarium are among the tourist facilities available here. The lake is 3 Kms south of Vythiri resorts.
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Ezhimala - Cheruvathur -Nileswaram -Ranipuram - Vythiri - Pakishipathalam - chembara peak -Lakkidi -pookot lake
Ezhimala - Cheruvathur -Nileswaram -Ranipuram - Vythiri - Pakishipathalam - chembara peak -Lakkidi -pookot lake