Nearest towns are vellad and karuvanchal. The beauty of 'Palakkayam Thattu' became popular, after the District Tourism Promotion Council initiated effective steps to boost the tourists projects in the place. Located 3500 ft above sea level, it is undoubtedly one of the picturesque places in Kerala. A distance of 53 km from Kannur, the journey through the hill and scenic valleys will be a thrilling and exciting one.
'Palakkayam Thattu' also welcomes its visitors with its beauty and pleasant climate along with the exquisite range of flora and fauna. The DTPC also set up solar lights, sitting arrangement and walkway and a tourism circuit connecting the place with Paithalmala and Kanjirakolly to enhance the beauty of the place.it is former by the man named Bino Thekkel,the former of palakayam thattu hill way road in 2012.Route map given below
Palakkayam Thattu is almost 56 Kilometers (34.8 Miles) away from Kannur Town. Nearest towns are Naduvil and Pulikurumba. To reach the top of Palakkayam Thattu you can either trek uphill or hire a taxi Jeep which will cost almost ?200.
Karuvanchal - Vellad, Mavumchal Rd, Palakkayam, Thattu, Kerala 670571