Kottancherry hills kasargode – feel the experience of trekking
Kottancherry hills – kodaikkanal of kerala
Kottancherry hills, one of the less known hills in kerala. kerala is god’s own country, this beautiful place is blessed with different sections like hills, beaches,backwater, forts, wild tourism this peculiarity differs kerala from other places and this is the main reason to attract the tourists to kerala. kasargod is known as the place of gods, this is also the last formed district in kerala. kottancherry hills at kasargod district is one of the main attraction at this place, it covered with greenish wild beauty, it located 30 km away from kanhangad at north east direction. This must be choose by the trek lovers to trekking at the hill top.
This considered as the part of ranipur wildlife sanctuary, peoples can be take part in the adventurous trekking here. and also is the best one spot for viewing some wild animals like elephant, deer, pig, wild dogs, rare birds, butterflies etc. The hill is located 4000 feet from sea level. kottancherry sanctuary situated at malom village in kasargode. It located along with brahmagiri mountain range. everybody know about the koddiakknal hills in tamilnadu, it shows some reassembles with this hills, so that we can say it is a kodaikknal in kerala. monsoon forests, shola forets, grass lands and spice plantations are also an awesome attraction.
Konnakkad is the nearest place is very apt for trekking, here a lot of buses available to reach at kanhangad. kanhangad is the nearest railway station at a distance of 55 km. calicut railway station is the nearest airport to hills. The trekking is the primary attraction, the trekking path is 13 meter long, the trekking starts from kottancherry to thalakkavery, the trekking is conducted through the forest it is very dense. a variety of medicinal plants are also see, they are very useful for ayurvedic treatments.