Did you know that Palakkayam Thattu In Kannur has the most number of visitors in Kerala compared to other hill stations in the state? The place is 3350 feet above sea level so you can only imagine what the panoramic view of the Western Ghats would look like. Located 56 kilometers from Kannur town, visitors go there to be in the ambiance of lush greenery, cold fog, and the wilderness it promises.
The ride to Palakkayam Thattu is said to be one of the most beautiful journies you’ll encounter in your life. You have to walk through bamboo bushes from the checkpost. There are metal benches placed on both sides of the trail where you can take a rest after a couple of minutes of walking. If you overlook the barricade, you can see the eastern villages of Thaliparambu. The picturesque panorama will surely mesmerise you.
Palakkayam Thattu is also known to cater to adventure junkies. They have tents for you to camp in the wilderness. They also offer zipline, rope cross, zorbing ball, gun shooting, archery, and many more activities. Once you reach the Palakkayam hilltop, there’s a square cement frame that overlooks a stunning view. It’s almost like a moving picture in a frame. This spot is iconic for its picture-worthy potential.
Here are a couple of things you should know when you visit Palakkayam Thattu In Kannur:
- The place is open from 6 am to 10 pm. The entry fee is INR 35 for adults, for a camera DSLR INR 65, and for a movie camera INR 300.
- The best time to visit is from 6 to 7:30 am and 5 to 6:30 pm.
- To reach the Palakkayam hilltop, you can either trek or opt for a jeep that will cost between INR 200 – INR 400. It is roughly a two km drive. They also offer packages that will range between INR 1300 to INR 2000.
- The monsoons are the best time to visit the place. But, you need to be aware of leeches.
Hope you enjoy Palakkayam Thattu in Kannur.