Ranipuram

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Road to Ranipuram
Ranipuram
Hill Station
Ranipuram Mountain
Ranipuram Mountain
Ranipuram is located in Kerala
Ranipuram
Ranipuram
Ranipuram is located in India
Ranipuram
Ranipuram
Location in Kerala, India
Coordinates: 12°25′19″N 75°21′40″E / 12.421866°N 75.361233°E / 12.421866; 75.361233Coordinates: 12°25′19″N 75°21′40″E / 12.421866°N 75.361233°E / 12.421866; 75.361233
Country  India
State Kerala
Elevation 750 m (2,460 ft)
Languages
 • Official Malayalam, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Trekking

Ranipuram (ooty of kerala Malayalam: റാണിപുരം) is a hill station located within Kasargod district of Kerala state [Panathady Panchayat, Vellarikundu Taluk], south India.

Location[edit]

Ranipuram lies 750 m (2,460 ft) above sea level adjacent to Kottancheri-Talacavery mountain range.

Etymology[edit]

It was Maadathumala in the earlier days which was later became famous with the name Ranipuram.

Tourism[edit]

The trekking spot starts from the Tourist home at the valley where you can opt two routes. The way gives you the raw picture of untouched forest and scenic beauty from the peak.

Transportation[edit]

This village is connected to Karnataka state through Panathur. There is a 20 km road from Panathur to Sullia in Karnataka from where Bangalore and Mysore can be easily accessed. Locations in Kerala can be accessed by driving towards the western side. The nearest railway station is Kanhangad railway station on Mangalore-Palakkad line. There are airports at Mangalore and Calicut.

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