(Also known as Kozhikkode )

Kerala | India
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Calicut is categorised as Beachside / Riverside / Business and Transit

Calicut Promenade (Nivalink Trip Dated - 1 October 2003)
View from peruvannamuzhi dam site (photo courtesy: irvin calicut)
View from kadalundi bridge (Photo Courtesy: Viswaprabha)
Boating at Sarovaram (Photo Courtesy: Chandana12)
Mishkal Mosque (Photo Courtesy: Zencv)
Kalaripattu - A North Kerala Martia Art Form (Nivalink Trip Dated - 1 October 2003)
Calicut Sea Face (Nivalink Trip Dated - 1 October 2003)

Reasons to Visit
  • Calicut also known as Kozhikode has an International Airport and is the most important town in North Kerala and third biggest town in Kerala (after Cochin and Trivandrum).
  • Calicut has been important hub for spice and fisheries trade, Vasco Da Gama arrived here first in 1498 when India was discovered to the western world.
  • Calicut is one of the busiest towns in Kerala. There are no beaches within Calicut town and the sea face area is full of fisheries.
  • Calicut is an access point for a North Kerala / Wayanad Itinerary or a Malabar Circuit Itinerary (with neighboring Karnataka).
  • Beach and Backwater Destinations of India"Calicut has River Cheliar running through it and has Kadavu Resort, a renowned premium getaway retreat set right on the River. On outskirts of Calicut there is Kappad beach which is renowned for some getaway resorts."
  • Airports and Access Points for Destinations in Kerala"Calicut Airport and Railway Stations are best access points for travellers visiting North Kerala Coastal areas and Plantation highlands / rainforests of Wayanad."
Access Information

Calicut has 4 Hotels approved and listed with Nivalink

Type of HotelsCount
Wellness Resort1

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Airport Pickup or Drop

ServicesRates Starting From
Pickup/Drop between Calicut Airport and Hotel in CalicutRs. 1116
Pickup/Drop between Calicut Airport and Kadavu ResortRs. 1116
Pickup/Drop between Calicut Airport and Kalpetta (Wayanad)Rs. 3556
Pickup/Drop between Calicut Airport and Resort in KappadRs. 1761
Pickup/Drop between Calicut Airport and Vythiri (Wayanad)Rs. 3334

Day Sightseeing

ServicesRates Starting From
Calicut to Thusaragiri Waterfalls Visit and backRs. 2231
Calicut to Vythiri Wayanad Visit and backRs. 4812

Point to Point Transport

ServicesRates Starting From
Pickup from Calicut and Drop to Banasura (Wayanad)Rs. 2535
Pickup from Calicut and Drop to CheruthurutyRs. 3099
Pickup from Calicut and Drop to KannurRs. 2817
Pickup from Calicut and Drop to NilamburRs. 2254
Pickup from Calicut and Drop to PalakkadRs. 4224
Pickup from Calicut and drop to Sultan's Battery (Wayanad)Rs. 2817
Pickup from Calicut and Drop to TelicherryRs. 2112
Pickup from Calicut and Drop to Tirunelly (Wayanad)Rs. 4224

Railway Station Pickup or Drop

ServicesRates Starting From
Pickup/Drop between Calicut Railway Station and Hotel in CalicutRs. 705
Pickup/Drop between Calicut Railway Station and Kadavu ResortRs. 939
Pickup/Drop between Calicut Railway Station and Kalpetta (Wayanad)Rs. 3556
Pickup/Drop between Calicut Railway Station and Resort in KappadRs. 939
Pickup/Drop between Calicut Railway Station and Vythiri (Wayanad)Rs. 3223

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Calicut has Add Ons approved and listed with Nivalink.

7 Travel Ideas listed for Calicut. Click here for reviewing them.

Destination Ideas

  • Cuisine Experiences in Kerala

Stay Ideas

  • Ayurveda / Yoga / Meditation centric Stays in Kerala and South India
  • Hari Vihar Heritage Home – A Yoga retreat
  • Hari Vihar Heritage Home – Experiential Retreat
  • Hari Vihar Heritage Home – Wellness Retreat Experience
  • Raviz Resort and Spa, Kadavu – A Luxury Getaway
  • Raviz Resort and Spa, Kadavu – An Ayurveda Getaway

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  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Regional Science Centre & Planetarium Calicut is a place to explore science through hands-on expositions, planetarium, 3D theatre, etc
    Sarovaram is an eco-friendly bio-park in Calicut. The park comprises canal walkway, boating facilities, Otter Park, Butterfly Park, bird sanctuary, aquarium, coracles, floating rafts, board-walk, park/ musical fountain, open air theatre, Interpretation centre etc.
    Rides, Gardens
    Boating, Eco Park
    Mishkal Mosque is a 650 year old mosque in Calicut and is one of the oldest mosques in Kerala
    Mosque or Dargah
    The Tali Siva temple was one of the two Brahmanical royal temples patronized by the Zamorin (the other being the Valayanaattu Kavu) and to this day remains one of the most important spiritual and cultural centres in the area.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Shiva
    Kizhakke Muringath Sree Bhagavathi Kshethram is a Goddess Bhagavati temple at Calicut set on a hillock is dated back to about 1200 years.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Devi Temple
    This unique museum houses the tools and devices used by the ancient tribal communities of Kerala.
    Heritage Museum
  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Beypore is a small port town situated 10 km south of Calicut at the mouth of Chaliyar river. Beypore is famous for its ancient shipbuilding industry that constructed the Uru, trading vessels more popular during the medieval periods and still used by the Arabs and others for commerce and tours.
    View Point, Port
    Ship Building and Breaking
    Kappad beach is where Vasco Da Gama landed on 27 May 1498 with three vessels and 170 men. Kappad beach is a popular beachfront for locals and tourists.
    View Point
    Sea or Ocean or Beach
    Kadalundi is renowned for its bird sanctuary which is home to migratory birds during Winter and has been declared a bio-reserve.
    Bird Watching
    Thusharagiri Waterfalls are formed on Chalippuzha River originating from Western Ghat. The highest waterfall is the Thenpara that falls from an altitude of 75 metres
    Natural Wonders
  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Peruvannamuzhi is a reservoir that supplies irrigation water to Calicut, Malapuram and Kannur. Other attractions include a crocodile farm. Peruvannamuzhi is rich in bird life and over 90 species of birds. Boating is available as well.
    Activity, Lake or Riverside
    Reservoir, Bird Watching

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  • Vaikom ( 240 Km )

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  • Teekoy ( 240 Km )

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  • Coonoor ( 247 Km )

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  • Hassan ( 275 Km )

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  • Munnar ( 275 Km )

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  • Peermedu ( 280 Km )

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  • Baindur ( 356 Km )

    Baindur is one of the idylic beaches on the coastal Karnataka. Baindoor beach is rocky and hills more

  • Theni ( 359 Km )

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    Trichy is one of the 4 most important business towns in Tamilnadu. It is generally visited along more

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    Kovalam is one of the few developed beach retreats in India alongside Goa and home to several more

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Getting There

Locality NameDescriptionSuitable ForHotels (Nos)
AzhinjilamCheliar riverside and home to Kadavu, a premium destination resort in South IndiaHoliday/Getaway1
Beach RoadBeach in Calicut is a promenade. Beach Road is one that leads to the beach / promenade.Business/Holiday1
Kannur Road5 kms from Bus Depot and Railway station on NH-17 towards Kannuar where business hotels and Hari Vihar heritage home are located.Business/Holiday1
KSRTC Bus DepotCity Centre location around with mid-segment business hotels are situated. Railway station is 2 kms away.Transit/Business1
Thondayad ByepassThondayad Byepass is set at about 7 kms from town centre in close proximity to the upcoming Calicut Cyber Park, Hi Lite City, Govt. Medical College, Apollo Cradle Hospital, Metro International Cardiac Centre etc.Transit/Business-
BeyporeBeypore is an ancient port town on outskirts 13 kms where resorts and homestays cater to local getaway segment. Getaway/Experiential-
MukkamMukkam is a hillside area of Western Ghats near Calicut where getaway resorts are located.Getaway/Experiential-
Airport in Calicut
  • Kozhikode International Airport ( CCJ ) , Calicut
Railway Stations in Calicut
  • Kozhikode ( CLT ), Calicut
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