Wayanad District, Kerala
1740m above Sea Level
Malayalam, Hindi, English
Pakshipathalam, located 7 kms north east of Thirunelli Temple in Brahma Giri Hills is a demanding tourist spot. A trekkers' paradise, this place is accessibe only by trekking.
Located at an altitude of 1740 m above sea level, this hill station offers great chances for bird watching. One has to trek 17 kms through the wild forests, to reach 'Pakshipathalam'.
The deep rock caves formed among the thick blocks of rocks at the northern top end of the Brahmagiri is the abode of a diversity of birds and wild beasts. One can watch rare type of birds from the watchtower of the Bird sanctuary situated nearby.
One has to obtain singular permission from forest piece to go to Pakshipathalam. DTPC (District Tourism Promotion Council) arranges vehicle, guides, camping apparatus etc. to the tourists on hire.