The forest and the Palchuram water body are extensions of Western Ghats. The waterfalls is near Kottiyoor Siva Temple, a famous seasonal pilgrim center. Dense forest, cold, foggy climate and diverse sounds of rustling insects add to the excitement. This serene landscape located in Kannur district is marked by the wilderness of Kottiyoor forest reserve.
Rocks of Palchuram falls suits trekking and rock climbing. A tributary of river Bavali, the stream begins from Chekuthan thodu, Wayanad, and embraces its parent river after covering the whole of Western Ghats. Thus, opening boundless opportunities for tourism development, Palchuram falls smiles at the travelers, inviting more people to discover its subtle beauty.
How to reach :
» Head east on SP Office Rd
» Follow Kannur - Mattannur - Coorg Rd to Punnad
» Take Kakkayangad - Kayapanichi - Punnad Rd to Iritty - Nedumpoil Rd in Muzhakkunnu
» Drive from Malabar Hill Hwy to Kottiyoor
» Destination is on the right hand side
Nearest railway station: Thalassery, 60 km
Frequent bus route : Kannur to Thalassery