How many hairpin are there in Thamarassery Churam?

How many hairpin are there in Thamarassery Churam?

nine hairpin bends
The green Ghats en route to Wayanad has nine hairpin bends. Each hairpin bend opens up a new frontier. The misty peaks glare back right at your soul and at each of the nine bends, one feels the desire to stand still and stare back.

Where is Thamarassery Churam in Kerala?

Kozhikode district
Thamarassery, formerly known as Thazhmalachery, it is one of the taluk in Kozhikode district and major hill town in the Kozhikode district of Kerala, India, 30 km north-east of Kozhikode (Calicut) City and 29 km east of Koyilandy. It lies on the Calicut – Wayanad – Mysore route (National Highway 212).

Is Wayanad Ghat section?

Wayanad is surrounded by Western Ghats mountain ranges with number of Ghat Roads or high mountain passes with several hairpin curves and bends.

Where is wayanad Churam situated in which district?

Wayanad Churam or the Thamarasserry Mountain Pass or is the gateway to Kerala’s hill district, Wayanad.

Which is the largest hairpin in Kerala?

Thamarassery Churam is a mountain pass in Kerala, India across the Western Ghats.

Who built Thamarassery Churam?

Karinthandan – the legend Being the local chieftain of Adivaram region, he knew every nook and corner of the hillocks in the region. Once the British Viceroy announced a reward to those who find a way from Thamarassery to Wayanad and help to build a new road across the churam.

Which district is Thamarassery?

Kozhikode District
Thamarassery (i), Kozhikode District, Kerala, India | Kerala Tourism.

How long is Thamarassery Churam?

14 km-long
The 14 km-long Thamarassery Churam (Mountain Pass) is the synapse that connects the realms of Wayanad to Kozhikode. It is a passage resplendent with steep turns and bends, along with some of the most picturesque visuals in Kerala.

Which is the biggest Churam in Kerala?

Thamarassery Churam
Wayanad churam
Viewpoint of Thamarassery churam
Elevation 800 m (2,625 ft)
Traversed by NH766

Who made Wayanad road?

Karinthandan – the legend Once the British Viceroy announced a reward to those who find a way from Thamarassery to Wayanad and help to build a new road across the churam. A British engineer took the help of Karinthandan to explore the paths through the dense forests.

Which is the highest Churam in Kerala?

The 14 km-long Thamarassery Churam (Mountain Pass) is the synapse that connects the realms of Wayanad to Kozhikode. It is a passage resplendent with steep turns and bends, along with some of the most picturesque visuals in Kerala.

What is Palakkad Churam?

Palakkad Gap or Palghat Gap is a low mountain pass in the Western Ghats between Coimbatore in Tamil Nadu and Palakkad in Kerala. It has an average elevation of 140 metres (460 ft) with a width of 24–30 kilometres (15–19 mi). The pass is located between the Nilgiri Hills to the north and Anaimalai Hills to the south.