Paithalmala one of the most beautiful,pleasent,calm hill station locate 60 km from kannur,kerala at 4500ft above sea level surrounded by valleys in all side of the hill and abundant in flora and fauna and abundant species of rare birds and animals. High scope for each tourist has fresh breath. The enchanting hill station offers a challenging trek to chose inclined to stretch their legs. Trekkers are rewarded by a profusion of exotic flora and fauna and an enchanting view from the top. The 300 acre wide sprawling area is a safe home to numerous birds, hundreds of butterflies, rare plants and trees. Even during this sweltering summer at paithalmala one can relish a real cool climate. Enroute to the top of the hill one can see the remains of the run down palace of the tribal king called vaithalkon.