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Tourism in Kozhikode

Kozhikode Tourism

Explore the city of Kozhikode blessed with pristine beaches and stunning landscapes

Tourism in Kozhikode

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Best time to visit
Oct - Mar
Ideal Duration
6-7 Days
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Starting from
Rs. 2,500
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About Kozhikode Attractions

A serene little coastal city in Kerala, Kozhikode, also referred to as Calicut, is a popular tourist destination of the state. Although not very popular among regular tourists, it is well on its way to becoming one of the most sought after places to visit in Kerala thanks to its sublime beauty and rich culture and heritage. Kozhikode tourism is all about sun-kissed beaches, family picnics, heritage monuments, delicious seafood, scenic parks, twisting pathways and much much more.

This Kozhikode travel guide is the ideal way to gain knowledge about the destination before reaching there. From historic monuments to shopping destinations, from party hubs to religious spots, from local cuisine to high-end restaurants, from serene beaches to fragrant spice gardens, from wildlife sanctuaries and national parks to view points that offer the best view of a sunset, all that a traveler needs to know about Kozhikode is part of this Kozhikode travel guide.

Talking about tourism in Kozhikode can’t be done without a talk about the spices available here. Kozhikode used to be known as the “City of Spices” in the Middle Ages, thanks to the acres and acres of fragrant forests and gardens of spices. An important spice trade center, Kozhikode soon became a household name. To this day it is said to be one of the best places to visit for purchasing spices.

There are plenty of places to visit in Kozhikode, including the much acclaimed Kozhikode beach, which houses numerous seafood shacks, small shops selling knick knacks, an aquarium as well as a sizable playground for children. It is a favorite destination among those looking to spend some quality time with their family or friends. Another favorite beach for families in Kozhikode is Beypore Beach, where visitors can also enjoy a few beach games. The Mananchira Reservoir is another great place to spend a couple of hours in quiet contemplation.

When talking about Kozhikode, can Kadalundi Bird Sanctuary be far behind? It is the ideal habitat for hundreds of species of birds, fishes, and crustaceans among others. It is actually built on several small islands, with a slew of connecting lagoons and deltas making it an accessible and fun place to visit.

All in all, Kozhikode tourism is a good way to bond with the beauty of nature in Kerala, as well as enjoy some lip-smacking delicacies, visit a few temples, soak up the sun on a few beaches, and partake of a relaxing holiday.

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Focus Mall In Kozhikode

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Sarovaram Bio Park In Kozhikode

Sarovaram or the Sarovaram Bio Park is located in Kozhikode city of Kerala, India. It is an eco-friendly development which is located next to Canoly Canal near Kottooli. The Bio Park project was undertaken with an aim to create an eco-friendly theme park. The complete ecosystem of the Sarovaram Bio Park consists of mangrove...

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This unique sanctuary is located in Kozhikode in Kerala. Kadalundi Bird Sanctuary is not only appealing to the eyes but also to the camera since it is home to endless migratory and avian species. The area of this bird sanctuary covers bewitching islands and hills. This place is a mecca for al...

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Travel To Kozhikode

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By Air

Located at a distance of 23 km is the nearest airport to Kozhikode which is called Calicut International Airport. If you are traveling from far away cities like Delhi, Jaipur, Mumbai, Kolkata, etc then prefer traveling by air to Kozhikode as it is very time consuming to travel by train or road. Chennai to Kozhikode can also be reached by flight like IndiGo and it takes around 1 hour 55 minutes for the entire journey. There are only two direct flights between Delhi and Kozhikode in a week which is AirIndia and other connecting flights are available on Delhi to Kozhikode route which are SpiceJet, IndiGo and AirIndia. After reaching the airport, one can take a local taxi to enter the main city which is 23 km from the airport.

By Train

Kozhikode is very well connected with other cities in India like Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Kochi, Hyderabad, Pune, Bangalore etc. From superfast to normal trains are available on this route. Delhi to Kozhikode train distance is approximately 2390 and it takes around 38 hours to reach. Trains that ron on this route are Mngla Lksdp Express, Trivndrm Rajdhani , and H Nizamuddin Tvc Superfast Express. Train journey is reasonable but it is time consuming and is recommended to those who have enough time for their vacation. Hyderabad to Kozhikode train distance is approx. 926 km and it takes around 23 hours to reach Kozhikode.

By Road

Kozhikode has good road network and is connected with cities like Bangalore, Chennai, Kochi, Mangalore, Coimbatore, Mysore, Ooty etc. The entire road journey from Ooty to Kozhikode is very scenic and pleasant and it takes around 5.5 hours to reach Kozhikode from Ooty. If you want to travel by bus then both private and government buses from Bangalore, Chennai, Kochi etc are available. Bangalore to Kozhikode bus journey is comfortable and takes around 8 to 9 hours for the entire journey. Hyderabad to Kozhikode can also be reached by bus in 16.5 hours as the total distance is around 933 km.

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    Ved Bisen

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    Ved's 5 days trip to Kozhikode

    Whole experience is fantastic.. Driver and cab was fantastic . Hotel stay is good and maintain hygiene everywhere. Stays in Munnar and Tekkedy is best memories . Munnar tea gardens view and Tekkedys national park is amazing. Also amazing stay and food at houseboat.
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    Suraj Bakal

    Pune

    Suraj's 4 days trip to Kozhikode

    Excellent- Cab Driver Aju kumar is very nice & helpful person, his driving is very good and safest he knows the area very well and manages the schedules very nicely Poor - Boathouse look & ambience was not nice Munnar, Thekkady
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    Maryam Sayyed

    Mumbai

    Maryam's 6 days trip to Kozhikode

    You can increase hotel level and service, everything were awesome car, cab driver & his nature, everything awesome except hotels and hotel staff
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    Preet B Sethi

    Erode

    Preet's 4 days trip to Kozhikode

    Travel Triangle serves its customers very well, I would like to appreciate Abhash for supporting through our entire trip. Our trip was organised very nicely by TT. The hotel Tea Village Resort, Munnar where we stayed was very clean and comfortable. The hotel staff was too friendly and catered well
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    Royals Ranganath

    Bengaluru

    Royals's 4 days trip to Kozhikode

    Overall trip experience was nice. Cab driver was good but cab provided was poor quality
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    Delhi

    Saurav's 5 days trip to Kozhikode

    The hotel in cochin was very poor but that was the only bad thing for the whole trip. Rest of the resorts and hotels were very good and services were great.
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    Swapna Vengurlekar

    Mumbai

    Swapna's 3 days trip to Kozhikode

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    Rajhamundry

    Pravin's 4 days trip to Kozhikode

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    Anand Sci

    Mumbai

    Anand's 5 days trip to Kozhikode

    House boat was not good, as shown in picture, it was worst.
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    Vikram Muddagouni

    Saroornagar

    Vikram's 4 days trip to Kozhikode

    It was a great trip for us. We are glad to express that the service provided by Biju( Great Indian vacation) was exceptionally good for his hotels choice and commitment to give us the best plans. Especially, our cab driver Muhammed who has be very polite, friendly and we never made any issue in the
    entire tour.He was well groomed,was always adhered to covid protocol , he is well aware of all the tourist spots and his suggestion helped us in exploring the things around in our trip. Overall, it was one of the best vacation we had in the recent time which we will cherish. Would like to thank travel triangle team and Biju for you efforts to making it for us.

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    Which are the most famous beaches in Kozhikode?

    The most famous beaches in Kozhikode are Kappad Beach, Kozhikode Beach, and Beypore Beach.

    What to buy from Kozhikode?

    The best things to buy from Kozhikode are Kozhikodan halwa, rosewood, handloom textiles, miniature snake boats, buffalo horn carvings, and local handicrafts.

    Which are the famous temples in Kozhikode?

    The famous temples in Kozhikode are Thiruvannur Siva Temple, Tali Temple, Thiruvachira Sree Krishna Temple, Shri Durgambika Temple, Tms Smarak Mandir, Bhagawati Temple, Ayeekod Temple, and Azhakodi Devi Temple.

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