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Ranipuram in Kerala
Written by Buvaneshwari Gopinath on June 18, 2020 Share on

Visit the Faraway Land of Ranipuram, Between the Hills of Kerala

Kerala is a land filled with tranquillity, serene landscapes and refreshing backwaters. Kerala can be visited round the year by everyone. Kerala has some of the best Hill Stations in South India and is filled with amazing places and one such place is Ranipuram. Ranipuram, formerly known as ‘Madathumala’. The town is located in the Kasargod region in the Western ghats, 2460 feet above sea level. Surrounded by hills on all sides, the hill station is fondly called as “ Queen of Grasslands’ ‘ and ‘ Ooty of Kerala’ by the locals. A visit to Ranipuram promises thrilling and a wonderful experience. For those souls who seek adventure in everything they do, this charming place has amazing places to go on hikes, treks and camping. 

Landscape view of Ranipuram
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How to get to Ranipuram

By Road

Road trips are always fun. If you are planning to go on a trip. Travelling to Ranipuram will be comparatively easier if you are travelling from any of the southern states. If you prefer taking buses, get down at Kasargod, the nearest town to Ranipuram and hire a taxi to reach your stay. 

By Rail

If you are a person who loves train travel, book your seats to Kanhangad station and take a cab down the road. You’ll reach Ranipuram in 2 hours. 

By Air

Being a hill station, it is not possible to reach Ranipuram by flight directly. If you don’t want to waste any time, book your flight tickets to Mangalore and rent a taxi or hire a self-drive car and drive roughly about 125 kilometres on the most greeny roads and reach Ranipuram. 

Peak of Ranipuram
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Things to do in Ranipuram

1. Go Trekking

Never been on treks? Try your leg in it. Ranipuram is one of the best places to go on trekking for trekkers of all stages. You don’t have to be an expert here. 

2. Visit the Wildlife Sanctuary

The city has got its own wildlife sanctuary uptown. Get a chance to look at Kerala’s wildlife at its natural habitat at Ranipuram Wildlife Sanctuary.

3. Go on a spiritual visit to Talakaveri

Talakaveri Temple is located below the hill is the starting point of the river Kaveri. Visit the famous temple there and get your religious spirit up. 

4. Bekal Fort

Bekal fort is one of the oldest forts in Kerala. Go on an evening walk here to admire the sunset over the horizon on the Arabian Sea.

Sea view from Bekal Fort
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  • Check the weather before travelling
  • Be sure to carry appropriate clothing and carry an extra set of clothes in hand
  • Be sure to carry eco-friendly bags as a backup option
  • Carry raincoats and umbrellas at all times

The Ideal time to visit Ranipuram

Kerala can be visited at any time of the year. The state enjoys cold breezes and heavy rains almost every month. However, during the monsoon season, Ranipuram gets heavy rainfall making it impossible to go out and have fun. We suggest you travel here anytime during the summer and winter. 

For all those people who are fond of visiting a tropical destination but always felt money as an issue. Visit the perfect place for you, Ranipuram, located in Kerala. Travel to Kerala with your Pickyourtrail by getting a package and travel happily. Unwrap Kerala with Pickyourtrail.

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