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Kottancheri Hill Station Malom

Kottancheri Hill Station Malom

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<p>A beautiful rain forest near Konnakad, the Kottancheri Hills is a part of the Western Ghats in Kasaragod district and an extension of Ranipuram wildlife sanctuary. The place is 30kms north-east of Kanhangad. The picnic centre at Kottancheri Hills makes it a favorite among the travellers. The hills are also ideal for trekking and are credited as trekker&rsquo;s paradise. The nearness of the Talakaveri in the Brahmagiri mountain range of Kodaku adds to the charm of this place. The Forests of Kottancherry is packed with wildlife and merges with reserved forests of Kasaragod. Wild elephants, wild dogs, deer, wild pigs, rare birds, butterflies are all abundant here. The spot resembles much of the scenic beauty of Kodiakanal.&nbsp;</p> <p>We had spotted an Indian bison running and signs of elephants nearby. It was scary and unfortunate that we couldn&#39;t complete the trek.</p>

Subash Ckd

Visited on Sep 2013