Parassinikadavu is a village located 20 km away from Kannur
. The Valapatanam River flows through this village. The place is famous for the Shri Muthappan Temple. The temple can be reached by a ten minute walk on foot. The place is home to the Muthappan Theyyam, the ritual dance form of north
. Another attraction is the
Parassinikadavu Snake Park
, a subsidiary unit of the Pappinisseri Vishachikitsa Society. The M K Ummerkoya Memorial Ayurveda Hospital offering all kinds of traditional Ayurveda therapy and special health and treatment packages, is also available for tourists.
Regular local buses are available from Kannur to Parassinikadavu. The nearest railway station is at Kannur, about 20 km away. Calicut Airport is 93 km from Kannur town.