Paithalmala is a hill station in the Kannur district of Kerala in India. Located near Pottenplave village, at a height of 1372 m above sea level, this is the highest geographic peak in Kannur. It is located at 40 km from Taliparamba and 65 km from Kannur.
Sasippara is one of the emerging tourism destinations in Kannur. It is located in the Kanjirakolly village close to the Kerala-Karnataka border. Paithalmala, another famous hill station in Kannur district is just 20 kilometers away from here. Kanjirakolly village is situated in the Western Ghat mountain ranges. This village shares the border with the Coorg forest in Karnataka. Sasippara is famous for the breathtaking views from the top of the rock which is situated at an altitude of 1900 feet from the sea level.