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A beautiful rain forest near Konnakkad, the Kottancheri Hills is a part of the Western Ghats in Kasaragod district and an extension of Ranipuram wildlife sanctuary. The place is 30kms north-east of Kanhangad. The picnic centre at Kottancheri Hills makes it a favorite among the travellers.
The morning in these hills are known to be very scenic and picturesque so photographers all over the world come to capture images in the serene atmosphere of these hills. These hills are also ideal for trekking and are credited as trekker’s paradise. The nearness of the Talakaveri in the Brahmagiri mountain range of Kodaku adds to the charm of this place.
The Forests of these Hills is packed with wildlife and merges with reserved forests of Kasaragod. Wild elephants, wild dogs, deer, wild pigs, rare birds, butterflies are all abundant here. Which make this beautiful region an ideal spot to camp and trek if you don’t mind the wilderness around you all the time. We also recommend you to trek across the hill so that you can see untouched parts of these hills as well.
Kottancheri Hills is a rain forest and acts as an extension of the Ranipur Wildlife Sanctuary. The site is popular for trekking and is often referred to as the ‘trekkers paradise’. The site is home to many animals, including deer, elephant, pig and wild dogs.