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Sunday, April 13, 2014



Pakshipathalam in the Brahmagiri hills at Thirunelli, is a challenging tourist spot. It is 7 kms. north-east of Thirunelly temple and is situated 1740m. above mean sea level. To reach Pakshipathalam seventeen kilometres have to be covered through wild forest. This place can be accessed only by trekking. Rare species of birds can be sighted from the watch tower of this bird sanctuary.

The deep rock caves are formed among the thick blocks of rocks at the northern top end of the Brahmagiri. Special permission has to be obtained from Forest Department to go to Pakshipathalam. District Tourism Promotion Council arranges vehicle, guides, camping equipments, etc. to the tourists, on hire.
Best Season: Best Season : December to April
Emergency Details: Phone : 04936 - 202134, 04935 - 210055 (Thirunelly Temple).

Transport Terminals: Nearest Town : Mananthavady.

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