Palakkayam Thattu, Kannur


Palakkayam Thattu is a picturesque hill station in Western Ghats at an altitude of 3500 feet above sea level. Rich bio-diversity, pleasant climate and beautiful hills and valleys around attract large number of tourists of this destination year-round.


  • Picturesque location with hills and valleys.
  • Panoramic view of Western Ghats.
  • Rich bio-diversity.
  • Several small waterfalls during rainy season.
  • Cool breeze, fog and calm atmosphere.

Activities to Do

  • Off-roading through hills and scenic valleys.
  • Trekking and adventures.
  • Photography.
  • Nature-centric activities.
  • Sunset view.


  • Palakkayam Thattu lies in Kannur district and is located 56 kilometers from Kannur Town and 28 kilometers from Taliparamba.


  • By road. Bus and taxi service available. Tourists can either trek uphill about 6 kilometers or hire a jeep to reach the top of Palakkayam Thattu.

Food and Accommodation

  • Food and refreshments available at shops nearby.
  • Toilet facility available.
  • Accommodation available at Taliparamba.

Permissions and Tickets

  • Entry ticket needs to be purchased for vehicles.
  • Open from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.


  • June to October (Monsoon)
  • January to March

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