A trekker's paradise and one of the most uncorrupted hill stations of India, the pristine beauty of the quaint hill station of Pakshipathalam promises to sweep you off you your feet while on a visit to Pakshipathalam. Located around 7 kms to the north eastern portion of Thirunelli, Pakshipathalam can only be reached by trekking. A haven for several rare and exotic species of birds and animals, the lush, green deciduous forests of Pakshipathalam were once the meditating area for countless rishis or saints of ancient India.
Today a wildlife lover's paradise, a trip to Pakshipathalam is a must include in your tour itinerary of Kerala, drawing countless tourists to its lands with the lure of rich natural beauty. One of the major centers of eco tourism in Kerala, Pakshipathalam is also located close to Kuruvadweep, an island which is renowned for its perfect ecological balance. Known for possessing the best soil for the growth of rare species of orchids and a number of other examples of flora, a trip to Kuruvadweep is a definite must include while on a holiday in Pakshipathalam.
How to Reach Pakshipathalam
By Air: Kozhikode is the nearest airport to the hill station of Pakshipathalam with its airport called the Karipur International Airport being located around 55 km from Pakshipathalam.
By Rail: The nearest railway station to Pakshipathalam is at Kozhikode from which the only way of accessing this quaint and historic hill station is by trekking.
By Road: The only way of reaching the slopes of Pakshipathalam is by trekking.