Ranipuram is a hill station located within Kasargod district of Kerala state [Panathady Panchayat, Vellarikundu Taluk], south India. Ranipuram lies 750 m (2,460 ft) above sea level adjacent to Kottancheri- Talacavery mountain range.Maadathumala in the earlier days which was later became famous with the name Ranipuram. The trekking spot starts from the Tourist home at the valley where you can opt two routes. The way gives you the raw picture of untouched forest and scenic beauty from the peak.