Kanjirakolly Hill Station – Travel Guide

Kanjirakolly is one of the emerging tourist place in Kannur district. Kanjirakolly, situated about 54 km from Kannur town.

The Alaka waterfall is really attractive. It is a beautiful sight to watch the fall from the base of the second fall, and from the summit of the third fall and also from the base of the entire cascade of water.

Sasippara is one of the main attractions of Kanjirakolly, Situated at a height of about 4000 feet. Though “sasi” in Malayalam means moon, this rock is named after an unlucky inhabitant who once resided nearby. Struck down by Lord Indra, it is believed, Lord Sri Hanuman fell down on this rock. What ever be the truth in this myth, may be due to an optical illusion, a part of the rock takes the shape of a monkey- head while viewed down from the distant valley.

Unfortunately this curious portion of the rock has been destroyed during the fencing work on the rock by the Forest Department of Kerala From Sasippara we can see Kanjirakolly Valley, Coorge Range of Reserve Forest in Karnataka, River Udumbe, Elappara and other villages.

Buses are available from Iritty to Kanjirakolli
Kannur International Airport, is the closest airport.
Railway Station:
The nearest railway stations are Thalassery, 54 km away and Kannur railway station 70 km away

Tourist Place to Visit in Kannur District, Kerala