Kozhikode or Calicut
This is a city in costal Malabar of Kerala. The city lies about 380 kilometers north of the state capital. During the Middle Ages, Kozhikode was the "City of Spices" for its role as the major trading point of eastern. It was the capital of an independent kingdom ruled by the Samoothiris (Zamorins) in the middle ages and later of the erstwhile Malabar District under British rule. Arab merchants traded with the region as early as 7th century, and Portuguese explorer Vasco da Gama landed at Kozhikode on May 1498, thus opening a trade route between Europe and Malabar.
Kannur owes its pulsating culture to several empires that vied to make this territory an abode of their power. The history of the place dates back to the biblical times as the ships of King Solomon are believed to have been anchored on the shores of Kannur. The long trail of invasions by the Dutch, the Portuguese, the Mysore sultanate and the British shaped the history of the region in phenomenal degrees. Often referred to as the land of lores and looms, Kannur has gathered worldwide attention with its unique fabric industry and temple folklore forms such as Theyyattamhe name of Kannur has marked in the modem history of Kerala for its vast array of heritage buildings and its most enticing culinary culture. Gundert Bungalow, Holy Trinity Cathedral and Fort St. Angelo vivaciously showcase the erstwhile glory of the colonial reign.
Wayanad district is in the southern tip of the Deccan Plateau. Part of the Western Ghats is in the district. In the centre of the district hills are lower in height while the northern area has high hills. The eastern area is flat and open It is bounded by protected area network of Nagarhole and Bandipur of Karnataka in the northeast, and on the southeast by Mudumalai of Tamil Nadu the part of the Wayanad Plateau and the vegetation is predominantly of the south Indian moist deciduous teak forests. The sanctuary has pastures of the west-coast semi-evergreen trees. The wildlife sanctuary comes under Protect Elephant and one can spot herd of elephants roaming in the area. Elephant rides are arranged by the Kerala Forest Department. Tourism conceived Wayanad and promoted by Wayanad Tourism Organization (WTO) an organization taking the lead role in cultivating culture of 'responsible and sustainable tourism' in Wayanad. Place to see in Wayanad Chembra Peak, Neelimala, Meenmutty waterfalls, Pakshipathalam, Banasura Sagar Dam.
An ancient port town, this is the northernmost district on the coastline of Kerala and is also one among the 14 districts of the state. Kasaragod is famous for coir and handloom industries apart from the scenic beauty, forests and beaches. This is also the location of the Bekal Fort, which is known to be the largest as well as the strongest fort of the state. The Madhur Mahaganapathy Temple is the most visited place of worship in this district. The Malik Deenar and the Jma Masjid are two more tourist attractions. The city is settled on the banks of the Payaswini River which is why it ahs fertile land which is perfect for growing crops due to the abundance of silt here. The very popular art forms of this region are the Theyyam, Yakshagana, Kolkali, Poorakkali and others.
Assistance on arrival
Meal plan will be on CPAI (Room+Break fast) at all the hotels.
Transfers and sightseeing as per the itinerary
Transportation as mentioned with an English/Hindi speaking friendly driver cum guide throughout your trip
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Enjoy the time you spend at Hotel Asma Towers, Calicut. The hotel situated strategically at the heart of the city aims to please its patrons providing luxury and elegance. Visit Website
Hardly a kilometer from the Cannanore city , this beautiful resort is located on a cliff facing the Great Arabian Sea. On a spacious land , in a calm and romantic environment, Mascot Resort is truly an Ideal place for vacations. Visit Website
Set in Kerala's upmarket Kasaragod neighbourhood, this relaxed hotel in a functional modern building is a 5-minute walk from Kottikulam Railway Station and 6 km from Chandragiri Fort. Visit Website
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