Dec 4, 2019

Top 10 Tourist Places in Kannur

1.Paithalmala
    Paithalmala is one of the Famous Hillstation in Kerala which is situated in Kannur District. It has a height of 1372m, and which is above the sea level, and it is the highest geographic peak in Kannur. Paithalmala is considered as the best spot for nature enthusiasts, photographers, trekkers, and leisurely visitors. Ezharakundu Waterfalls on the way. In fact, the best time for trekking is from January to March though the sun might be harsh.
Nearest Bus Station: Pottenplave (Buses are available from Taliparamba.)
Nearest Railway Station: Kannur Railway Station (53 Km)
Nearest Airport: Kannur International Airport Mattannur (45 km)

Paithalmala

2. Palakkayam Thattu
    Palakkayam Thattu is one of the main green hill stations and Tourist spots in Kannur commonly known as Munnar of Malabar. It is located around 4 km from Paithamala. It has two entry points with police guards. The Gates opens at 6 AM and closes at 10 PM. As the road sounds hard to ride on our personal vehicle. If we have some jeeps or something, it will be better. Around 2km, the travel will be much complicated. We need to hire a jeep or something to ride through that mountain. Even it cost around 400 for 8 people at a time. Nearest Bus Station Pulikurmba (Buses are available from Taliparamba.) Nearest Railway Station: Kannur Railway Station (50km) Nearest Airport: Kannur International Airport Mattannur (43km)

A view from Palakayyamthatu


Palakayam

3. Kanjirakolly Waterfalls
     Kanjirakolly Waterfalls also known as Alakapuri Waterfalls is situated in Kannur district close to the Kerala-Karnataka border. The famous Neelakkurinji flower which is rarely seen at Munnar and Eravikulam, which is also found to be here at its best here at Kanjirakolly, because of the best climatic condition. This waterfall opens at 9 am and Closes at 5 pm. Visit during the rainy season to enjoy this waterfall.
Nearest Bus Station: Kanjirakolly (Buses are available from Taliparamba.)
 Nearest Railway Station: Kannur Railway Station (60km)
Nearest Airport: Kannur International Airport Mattannur (45km)

Kanjirakolli

 4. Madayi Para
    Madayi Para is a hillock that boasts of some of the rarest floral species in God’s Own Country. It is known for the rich diversity of plants. The area is notable for the presence of some of the rarest plants in the world. This is one of the main Film shooting location in Kerala. We can visit this is any season. There is no opening and closing time.
 Nearest Bus Station: Payangadi (1Km)
 Nearest Railway Station: Payangadi(2 km) ; Kannur, (25 km)
Nearest Airport: Kannur International Airport Mattannur (55km)



 5. Choottad Beach
    Choottad beach is one of Best Tourist beach in Kannur District. This is situated in Puthiyangadi. It has a beach park and other facilities. In the river near the beach, there are facilities for pedal boats. The beach is really beautiful with lots of pine trees and a mountain on one side and this is one of the most underrated beaches in North Kerala. This beach is just six Km away from Madayi Para.
 Nearest Bus Station: Choottad (1Km)
 Nearest Railway Station: Payangadi(5 km) ; Kannur, (30 km)
 Nearest Airport: Kannur International Airport Mattannur (61km)
Chootad beach

Chootad beach

 6. Vayalapra Park
 Vayalapra Park is a floating park in Chemballikundu near Payangadi. This park is just 4km away from Madayi para. This park is constructed on the Top of Vayalapra kaayal. With a lesser admission fee, you would able to enjoy as much as the facilities provided. There you can enjoy boat riding, also can experience delicious foods from the restaurants inside. Even you will find restrooms and prayer facilities.
 Nearest Bus Station: Chemballikund (1Km)
 Nearest Railway Station: Payangadi(5 km) ; Kannur, (30 km)
 Nearest Airport: Kannur International Airport Mattannur (61km)

Vayalapra Park

Vayalapra Park

 7. Muzhappilangad Driving Beach
    Muzhappilangad Driving Beach is in between Thalassery and Kannur National Highway. This beach is the longest Drive-In Beach in Asia and it is one of the important tourist attractions in the district of Kannur in Kerala. The beach is wide and the sand is firm enough for a smooth driving. But it will be closed from June 15 to August 15 every year due to rain.
Nearest Bus Station: Muzhappilangad (2Km)
 Nearest Railway Station: Thalasherry(7 km) ; Kannur, (15 km)
 Nearest Airport: Kannur International Airport Mattannur (26km)

Muzhupilangad Beach

 8. Dharmadam Island
     Dharmadam Island, Commonly known as Dharmadam Thuruthu is one of the main underrated tourist spots in Kannur District. It is a small 2-hectare private island located near Dharmadam. It lies 100 meters away from the mainland at Dharmadam.
 Nearest Bus Station: Dharmadam (1Km)
 Nearest Railway Station: Thalasherry(5 km) ; Kannur, (18km)
Nearest Airport: Kannur International Airport Mattannur (28km)

Dharmadam Island

 9. Josegiri
    Josegiri is one of the most underrated tourist spots in Kannur. It shares a border with Karnataka. The main attraction of Josegiri is its, cold climate. It is one of the highest geographic peaks in Kannur. This place is best for trucking and off-road driving.
 Nearest Bus Station: Josegiri (5Km)
 Nearest Railway Station: Kannur, (58km)
 Nearest Airport: Kannur International Airport Mattannur (60km)

Josegiri

 10. Vismaya Water Theme Park
    Vismaya is an amusement water theme park situated near Parassirikadavu, Taliparamba. It opens at 10:30 am and closes at 6 Pm. Parassinikadavu Muthappan temple and Snake park are the nearby attraction.
 Nearest Bus Station: Parassirikadavu (1Km)
 Nearest Railway Station: Kannur, (38km)
Nearest Airport: Kannur International Airport Mattannur (32km)


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