Tourist places around Anakkampoyil

Vavul Mala

Vavul Mala is a peak in the Western Ghats in the Vellarimala range of Kerala, India. It is situated at the border of Malappuram district and Kozhikode district in Kerala. Vavulmala resembles to a “Camel Humb”. Situated at a height of 2,339m, it is the highest peak in the Western Ghats northwards beyond the Nilgiris and also the highest point of Kozhikode district.These compact hills are faunastically and florastically similar to Nilgiri hills.

Olichuchattam Waterfalls

At an altitude of 2340 metres above sea level, the tip of Vellarimala is touched by only the toughest of trekkers. The obstacles can be as big as elephants and as small as leeches. Olichucahattam is a waterfall along the way. It is also known as Vellarimala waterfall. It is a tall fall with less water volume. After monsoons, water fall reduces to a thin flow down the rocks. For trekkers, this is a resting spot after 6 kms hard core trek through the forest and up the hill. The trek starts from Muthappnpuzha, the village after Anakkampoyil.

Arippara Water Falls

Aripara Falls (alternate spelling: Arippara Falls) is a tourist spot in Anakkampoyil near Thiruvambady Town in Kozhikode district, Kerala. It is located on the Thiruvambady – Anakkampoyil route, 15 km from Thiruvambadi. The waterfall is a tributary of Iruvanjippuzha. There is a proposal for implementing a hydro power project on the Aripara waterfall.


Vellarimala Hills is a mountain range in Kerala, India, spread across Thiruvambady Panchayat in Kozhikode district and Meppadi Panchayat in Wayanad district. Vellarimala Eco Tourism offers endless scope for trekking, rock climbing and wild life sanctuary visits that few tourist destinations in kerala can boast of. The added focus laid on this unique eco-tourism destination by the Tourism Department, Govt. of Kerala, has in a way helped promote this area to a large segment of potential tourists. It undoubtedly is the perfect holiday destination for the nature lover.

Kozhippara Waterfalls

Set in the lush green surroundings of Kozhikode, the beautiful Kozhippara waterfalls is an ideal location for trekking and swimming in Kerala. It is one of the best waterfalls, which offer plenty of opportunites to adventure enthusiast, who like to explore this spectacular destination. This place is surrounded by dense forests and maticulous landscapes, ideal for trekking and rock climbing. A large number of tourists visit this exotic waterfall to enjoy the serene setting of the jungle and to feel relaxed in the midst of tranquil forest.


Located about 15 km from Nilambur in Malappuram is the Nedumkayam Rainforest. This is one of the beautiful and dense forest in Kerala with a splendid variety of flora and fauna. An integral part of Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve, this area is ideal for trekking. Situated on the banks of Chaliyar River, Nilambur is noted for tribal settlements, vast rainforests, waterfalls and extensive plantations of teakwood.

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