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Ranipuram


Situated 55 kms from Kasargod, Ranipuram, the enchanting hill station stands at an altitude of 750 m above sea level. Ranipuram is famous for its trekking trails and varied vegetation, consisting of evergreen shola woods, monsoon forests and grasslands.

Formerly known as Madathumala, the forests of this region merge with those of Karnataka. Wild elephants can be seen roaming on top of the mountains.

How To Get There - Ranipuram

Jeep services are available from Panathady, which is linked to Kanhangad by frequent buses.

Places To Stay - Ranipuram

DTPC cottages are available for accommodation.

General Information - Ranipuram

Location
55 Kms From Kasargod, Kerala
Altitude
750 m Above Sea Level
Formerly Known As
Madathumala
Languages
Malayalam, Hindi, English

Prime Attractions of Ranipuram

Anandasram
This internationally renowned spiritual centre founded by Swami Ramdas in 1939, offers a quiet, peaceful ambience best suited for meditation and spiritual studies. A 40 minutes drive away, is the unique Valiyaparamba Backwater stretch. The most scenic Backwaters of Kerala, it is fed by four rivers and is dotted with numerous islands. Valiyaparamba is perhaps the most scenic Backwaters of Kerala. A cruise centre offering exciting boat rides will soon be opened here.