Kottancheri Hill Station

Kottancheri hill station located northeast of Kanhangad in Kasargod and is lying to the Cauvery, situated at an altitude of 4,000 ft above the sea level. This Kerala hill station with its picturesque undulating landscape, mountains and hills, is ideal for trekking. The Kottancheri wildlife sanctuary is an extension of Ranipuram wildlife sanctuary. The Forests of Kottancheri is teeming with wildlife and merges with reserved forests of Kasaragod. Wild elephants, wild dogs, deer, wild pigs, rare birds, butterflies are seen here. Kottancheri shows great resemblance to the scenic beauty of the famous hill station of Kodaikanal. Kanhangad Railway Station, on the Ernakulam-Mangalore line serves the village and nearest airports is Mangalore Airport.