Vellarimala Waterfalls

Vellarimala is a mountain range in Kerala, India, spread across Thiruvambady Panchayat in Kozhikode district and Meppadi Panchayat in Wayanad district.

Vellarimala forms a part of a high hill range of what is otherwise known as Camel’s Hump Mountains, a part of the Western Ghats. Most of the hill range falls in the Meppadi Forest Range of South Wayanad Division, with some parts falling in the Thamarassery Range of Kozhikode Division. They are semi-contiguous with Nilgiris or Nilgiri Hills in Tamil Nadu, separated by the Chaliyar Valley. The plateau of Wayanad lies on the eastern slopes of these hills and merges gradually with the Mysore plateau. The hill ranges are accessible by foot from Muthappanpuzha, near Anakkampoyil, a small town about 50 km from Kozhikode. About 6 km by foot from Muthappanpuzha on the way to Vellarimala hills is the waterfall called Olichuchattam. It is situated 15 km from Thiruvambady. KSRTC Bus Services are available from Thiruvambady to Anakkampoyil and Muthappanpuzha. Swargam Kunnu is also situated here.Vellarimala – Swargam Kunnu – Olichuchattam – Marippuzha – Muthappanpuzha Trucking is available.Now road is available from Thiruvambady to Marippuzha.

This block of compact high mountains is floristically and faunistically similar to the Nilgiri Hills.

The tallest peak in this range is called Vavul Mala. At an altitude of 2339m, it is the tallest of the Western Ghats to the north of Nilgiri Hills.

Verdant, rolling landscape, with numerous brooks, cascades and breathtaking waterfalls, Vellari Mala offers is a true abode for you to unwind and to immerse in the whiff of its limitless fresh air. River Kanjirapuzha, a tributary of the River Chaliyar, meanders through the rocky terrain, creating cascades and breathtaking waterfalls at many points. The land’s beauty and topography is truly a trekker’s paradise and is also an ideal picnic spot for people of all age group to have a good time. Vellari Mala is situated near Thusharagiri is in Kozhikode district. Scintillating waterfalls and velvet green landscapes make this an ideal spot for trekking.


Town:
Kozhikode has a good road network and is well connected by nearby districts of the state. National highway and state highways passes by the district which make road transport efficient and well maintained.
Airport:
Calicut International Airport is located in the city.
Railway Station:
Calicut Railway Station is located in Kuttichira . The railway lines of Kozhikode is well connected to other cities of Kerala. From here one can take buses to Vellarimala.
District:
Kozhikode
Longitude:
11.497091
Latitude:
76.142113

Tourist Place to Visit in Kozhikode District, Kerala





Vellarimala is a mountain range in Kerala, India, spread across Thiruvambady Panchayat in Kozhikode district…