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Kozhikode Railway
Station (21.6 KM)

Direct buses are available to the University from Kozhikode KSRTC bus stand.

City bus and Autoriksha is available to reach KSRTC bus stand.

Parappanangadi Railway
Station (16.1 KM)

Direct buses are available to the University from the bus stop just out side of railway station.
 

Calicut International Airport (10.3 KM)

Direct buses are available to the University from the bus stop just out side of railway station.

* Taxi is available to university from all the locations.

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Tourist Attractions

1. Thusharagiri Waterfalls

Caressed in the folds of the Western Ghats is the picturesque Thusharagiri Waterfalls. Lying 50 km from Kozhikode, the Thusharagiri Waterfalls comprises Erattumukku, Mazhavil Chattom, and Thumbithullum Para which can be reached through trekking. Thusharagiri or 'mist-capped peaks' gets its name from the beautiful silvery crown formed at the mountain top due to the waterfalls. Nature here will transport to a different dimension where time itself comes to a standstill.

Having a dip in the cool water here is highly recommended as well, to revive one’s body and mind. The atmosphere on the way to waterfalls is filled with the aroma of various plantations that are on every traveller’s wish list like arecanut, pepper, ginger and spices.

Mist-capped peaks, ebullient streams, boisterous waterfalls, dramatic backdrops of lush woods and plantations make it is a wonderful destination to enjoy nature at its finest

2. Arippara Waterfalls

It is the Iruvanji River that cascades down the rocky hills to form the Arippara Waterfalls. The waterfall in Kozhikode is a wonderful spot to unwind and observe nature at its most intimate yet devastating best. It is an eight-level waterfall with SulluKallu, Vattakkuzhi, Nirannapara, Olichuchaattom, Shwasakkuzhi and Neelakkayathadaakam as its companions.

There are tons of places around to simply relax and let the movement of the water ease away the stress in your limbs. The pebbly bottom and the cool waters play host to mesmerizing scenery.

3. Beypore

For over 1500 years, Beypore has serviced traders from across the world as a ship building paradise. To this day, tales of the past are widespread as to how this town’s ship building expertise has helped foster trade between Kerala and the world. Among the places in Kozhikode that were visited by the Arabs, Chinese and the Europeans, Beypore stands proud as a craftsman’s paradise, a place where the old ethos of shipbuilding are still carefully nurtured. Uru or the Arabian transportation vessel is the main lure here. The ship building yard is famous for the work ethic passed on to each of its employees over the ages. 

The Beypore Port here is closed on public holidays.

4. Kappad Beach

Kappad Beach has historically played an important role in the history of Kerala. On these shores, over 500 years ago in 1498, 170 men led by Vasco- da-Gama first stepped onto Kerala. The entire State, especially the Malabar Coast, would never be the same again.

A visit to Kozhikode is incomplete without a visit to this legendary site. The spice route flourished through this Beach. A walk in and around the place gives one an idea of itshistorical relevance. The rocks and small hills add to its charm. The nearby shacks are always stocked with excellent local delicacies and tea. Migratory birds can be spotted occasionally as well. Kappad Beach is a truly majestic destination, which will always hold an important place in our history.

5. Kozhikode Beach

Kozhikode will always have a special place in the history of Kerala as it is here that Vasco-da-Gama first landed and the legendary Spice Route came into existence. This region still has a historic charm to it. Kozhikode Beach is the personification of the numerous characteristics that make Kozhikode so unique.

People flock in large numbers to view the sunset from the beach. One gets a fresh supply of seafood in the shacks that surround the place. Kallumekaya (mussels) is a local favourite. A walk to Dolphins Point at dawn ensures a meeting with playful dolphins. You are also greeted by a majestic lighthouse and two piers opening into the sea. Both have been here for over a hundred years. Children flock to Lions Park and the nearby marine water aquarium which is open on all days from 08:00 hrs to 20:00 hrs.

6. Edakkal Cave

A trip to Edakkal Caves is like a journey into our forgotten past. Located 10 kms from Sulthan Bathery, they have provided historians with great information regarding the lives and habits of our ancestors. The caves are two natural rock formations believed to have been formed by a large split in a huge rock. The carvings inside are extremely beautiful. A trek up the majestic Ambukuthi Hills is required to reach these caves. The aroma of coffee stays with you the entire way. It is truly a surreal experience as we step into the palms of history.

7. Chembra Peak

hembra is the highest peak in Wayanad district and lives up to its billing of being a picturesque location. It has managed to maintain its pristine nature over the years. Situated 2,100 m above sea level, this peak offers a breath-taking view of rare flora and fauna. One can come across many exotic species in these parts. The route to the peak itself has a brilliant view along with a heart-shaped lake, waterfalls and lush greenery the whole way. It is a prime spot for trekking but prior permission needs to be taken before going on these treks. Guided tours are available and can help in enhancing the entire experience.

Trekking trails

A full-day trekking package to Chembra peak is organized by the forest department. The moderate trekking path through tea plantations will take you the hridayasarassu. The best time to visit is during August-May and those who wish to take trekking must reach before 02.00 pm. Trekking strats from 07.00 am. Know more about Chembra peak trekking,

8. Kadalundi Bird Sanctuary

A cluster of scenic islands, beautiful hills and rare avian species would intrigue and entice every birdwatcher on the planet. This is exactly what the Kadalundi Bird Sanctuary has to offer its visitors. One is greeted by the Kadalundi River flowing into the Arabian Sea while migratory birds casually flit about.

This untouched land has over 60 species of migratory birds from across the planet that visits it during different times of the year. One can see seagulls, terns, sandpipers, sand plovers, red and greenshanks, turnstones and so on with November to April being the ideal viewing time. A small hill nearby gives you a panoramic view of the entire region. You can sit back and relax, with the odd otter peeking out at you playfully. This is indeed a paradise designed especially for bird lovers.

9. Wayanad Wild life Sanctuary

Rich in bio-diversity, the Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary is an integral part of the Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve, which has been created with the specific objective of conserving the biological heritage of the region. Established in 1973, the sanctuary is contiguous to the protected area network of Nagarhole and Bandipur of Karnataka on the Northeast and Mudumalai of Tamil Nadu on the Southeast. The sanctuary is brimming with rare species of flora and fauna. The management lays emphasis on scientific conservation with due consideration for the general lifestyle of the tribal communities who dwell in and around the forest region.

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