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Palakkayam Thattu - Things to Know Before Visiting

Karuvanchal - Vellad, Chadikundu-Mavumchal, Palakkayam, Thattu, Kerala 670571, India

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About Palakkayam Thattu

Palakkayam Thattu is a beautiful hill station in Kannur. This location offers many adventure activities like zipline, rope cross, zorbing ball and archery etc. Palakkayam Thattu is undoubtedly a Heavenly place for hangout with friends and family.


Attractions Near Palakkayam Thattu

Ezharakund Waterfalls
Ezharakund Waterfalls4.89km from Palakkayam Thattu

Located near to the famous Paithalmala of Kannur, Ezharakund Waterfalls consists of a series of waterfalls along a stream, with rocky pits of varying sizes and depths underneath every fall. A hike along the stream give visitors access to all the falls, and pools for swimming.

Paithalmala
Paithalmala5.55km from Palakkayam Thattu

Paithalmala is a mountain peak in the Kannur District of Kerala State in Southern India. Located at Pottenplave Village, this is the highest peak in Kannur, at a height of 1,372 meters above sea level. The peak lies on the Kerala- Karnataka border, adjacent to the Coorg Hills as an extension to the forests of the Kodagu Hills of the Western Ghat Mountains.

Sasippara- ശശ്ശിപ്പാറ
Sasippara- ശശ്ശിപ്പാറ11.59km from Palakkayam Thattu

Sasipara sits at a height of 1220 meters above sea level with views of many small towns and continuos mountains of the Western Ghats. From here, there are trekking routes to Coorg- the popular tourist destination in Karnataka and to many nearby villages. This is a very less explored attraction in the region.

Tadiandamol Hills
Tadiandamol Hills13.43km from Palakkayam Thattu

This is the highest mountain in Kodagu district and also the third highest peak in Karnataka. Trekkers paradise, offroad, adventure. The peak presents amazing opportunities for trekking lovers. Once at the peak, tourists are offered with breathtaking views of the area around amidst an exceptionally calm and refreshing atmosphere.

Chathamangalam Hills (Theruvumala Kannur)
Chathamangalam Hills (Theruvumala Kannur)14.32km from Palakkayam Thattu

Chathamangalam Hills, also known as Theruvumala is a hill station is a trekking spot in the Kannur district of Kerala, India. The hilltop consists of a large plain of grasslands and lies near the border of Coorg in Karnataka.

Christ the Redeemer statue Thabore (Lord Jesus in Thabore hill top)

A large sculpture of Christ the Redeemer on top of a hill, overlooking valleys and mountain ranges below. About 2 kilometers of hiking(one side) is required to reach the place. Especially popular for sunset views.

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Forts, temples, beaches and wildlife sanctuaries and a long history of spice trade.

What Visitors Say About Palakkayam Thattu

Sure the views of the Western Ghat mountains are great, also the adventure activities like zip line. But the real star of the place is the field of lights they turn on after 7pm.

Colorful small bulbs are placed in a huge portion of the mountain, they light up and shimmer in blue, red, yellow and green making the whole area an incredible art project. This I would say is the only time Kerala Tourism tried something really creative on the many many beautiful mountain peaks we have here. I hope they havent ran out of ideas just by making this.

Aside from the beauty and the views of the place, Palakayamthattu is packed with people and vehicles in the evening. The lights really do attract a lot of locals. The access roads are steep and broken so the drive up and coming down is very difficult. Make sure that the vehicle can hold steep slopes and that is has great brakes. Also do expect traffic blocks on these really bad and narrow roads. The fee for entry is 45, which is worth it and for two wheelers, they charge 20 for parking.
Ashwin Ram
Ashwin Ram
May 2018
A beautiful hill station near the famous Paithalmala hill station. Monsoon is the best season to visit Palakkayam thattu. The last 1 kilometer to the place is not drivable, really bar roads so you have to either walk up or use the shared taxi service.

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