Elapeedika, top hill point at kannur offers best view to arabian sea
Elapeedika the beautiful hill region located along with western ghats
Elapeedika is the tourist destination with beautiful geographical features in kannur district, elapeedika literally means the shop of cardamom, the name derives from the plantations of the cardamom planted in large scale in early days. the cardamom plantation are the highlight of the spot. kerala is the spice garden of kerala, the state contributes a large amount of cardamom for the export. the beautiful hill station has very comfortable climate conditions best for the plantation. It’s the located in a top hill region, it situated 1000 meter above from the sea level along with the western ghat regions in the state.
Located at peravoor of iritty taluk, there is a brief history behind this land. the story of great warrior pazhassi raja is close relate with this field. this was a martial ground of pazhassi and east india company at the beginning of the 19th century at the periya pass. the top of the hill offers a best view to see the surrounding areas of kannur district and the awesome arabian sea. there is a devotional pilgrim center for the christian devotees, the church is dedicate to st.sebastian in kannur.
elapeedika is consider as one of the highest peaks in kannur.there are many other hill stations in kannur which include paithal mala, purallimala, ezhimala. Elapeedika is a blessed ground at god.s own country. the edges of the road is rich with the trees and shrubs. the cool climate of the forest region is very comfortable for the journey. mananthavady and kannur is the nearest cities to the destination. kannur is the nearest major railway station close to the spot located at a distance of 58 km. the destination connects to the nearest international airport at calicut via NH 66 has the distance of 138 km