Paithalmala Hill Station

Price ₹ 7500 2 Nights, 3 Days
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Paithalmala Hill Station

₹ 7500 per person

പൈതൽ മല, കണ്ണൂർ

Paithalmala Hill Station : (Vaithalmala Malayalam: വൈതൽമല ) or Paithalmala is a hill station in the Kannur district of Kerala in India. Located near Pottenplave village, at a height of 1372 m above sea level, this is the highest geographic peak in Kannur. It is located at 65 km from Kannur. Nestled in the Kerala Karnataka border near to Kodagu forests, it lies in the Western Ghats. It has become a favorite spot for the nature enthusiasts, photographers, trekkers and leisurely visitors.

Trekking at Paithalmala : The best part of the trek is the walk from the observatory tower to the thick forest where trail from Kappimala ends. One can move on top of the hills enjoying the mesmerizing scenery of the Coorg forest on right and Paithal valley on the left. The grassland looks stunning here and arguably is the best scene of the trek. The best time to start the trek is early morning, after the breakfast from the valley and finishing by evening. Lunch, water and snacks need to be carried.

Paithalmala Hilltop : Monsoon is followed by a cool climate in Vaithalmala and the grass surrounding the hills grow to their fullest size, making it difficult to walk through. As they grow above seven feet, finding the regular way becomes a difficult task. By December, the forest caretakers set fire to the grass, taking care of the rest of the forest, to ease out the trekking experience. The best time for a trek is from January to March though the sun might be harsh.

Things to da at Paithalmala : There is an observatory tower made by the department of tourism at the hilltop which can be reached after a 45 min walk from the Paithal valley. Trekking starts through the dense forest followed by the plain grass land on the hill top.

Paithalmala Hill Station  Tour Packages

In this 2 Nights 3 Days Paithal mala tour you will enjoy the nature of Paithalmala hills in Kannur. Your tour start from Kannur Rail/Bus stations and proceed to Paithal mala, where you can enjoy the view of hill top, later we will take you for trekking.

What you can expect

Day 1 : Arrival at Kannur

Arrival at Kannur rail/bus station in the early morning, our representative will assist you at there  and later transfer to your hotel/homestay in Paithalama. Stay at Hotel/Homestay

Day 2 : Trekking at paithalmala 

After breakfast at hotel/Homestay, later proceed for sightseeing tour and trekking and return by evening. Stay at Hotel/Homestay

Day 3 : At Paithalmala 

After breakfast at hotel/homestay, check out from hotel, later drive to Kannur rail/bus station. On the way back sight seeing will continue within the available time.


2 Nights accommodation based on double / twin sharing basis with break fast

Pick up from Kannur rail/bus station

Sightseeing, excursions and activities as per time available

Local English & Hindi speaking guide


Lunch & Dinner

Package Cost :

Group of 2 People – Double Sharing bed – Rs 10,000 per head

Group of 4 People – Double Sharing bed – Rs 7,500 per head

An initiative guided by Bekal Resorts Development Corp., Govt of Kerala

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  • Destination
  • Departure Time
    At your convenient time
  • Dress Code
    No restriction
  • Included
    Break Fast
    Personal Guide
  • Not Included
    Donation or Offerings
    Full Meals