Ranipuram is a beautiful hill station with evergreen shola forest and grasslands. It's a good trekking destination and its natural beauty is comparable to Ooty.


Ranipuram formerly known as madathumala and the forest border with the state Karnataka. It's good destination for nature lovers and birdwatcher. Wild elephants can be seen wandering on the top of the mountains and leopards have been sighted in the near future. The best time to visit this place is from Octorber to March. Jeep and bus service are available from Panathady and Kanhangad. To cater the accommodation facilities, tourist cottages are provided by DTPC, KTDC and several private players

How to Reach

Nearest Airport: Mangalore International Airport (Karnataka), 125 kms

Nearest Railway Station: Kanhangad, 45 kms


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