Malappuram is a picturesque town located 50 km from Kozhikode. It is small and beautiful town amazingly dotted with gurgling water streams, lush greens and verdant small hills. It was once used as headquarters of British troops. Apart from its nature splendors the verdant land is sacred and serene religious town remarkable houses many Hindu and Islamic vedic centers. Marine drive in Mallapuram is the best tourist attraction. Kadalundi puzha is a majestic river flows through this blessed land and made it more secluded and tranquil tourist destination.
Must See Places
It is popularly knowns as Nila and second largest river flowing along 209 km in Kerala. The Malampuzha dam and other 11 reserviors are proudly standing along the course of this majestic river. It is the major water source for several districts of Kerala. It is considered sacred for being the house of many Hindu pilgrimages like Chamravattam Ayyappan Temple, Thirunavaya Navamukunda temple and Sree Rama temple.
Kadalundi Bird Santuary
It is beautifully nested in the cluster of islands in Malappuram district. The seducing beauty of this sanctuary is adorned by the majestic River Kadalundipuzha. The vast and spacious sanctuary proudly spreads over 14 acres of land and enormously surrounded by lush greenery and deciduous forests. T houses several varieties of bird and rare bird species. It serves as home forthousands of migratory birds especially from Siberia. It is a witness of great effort of Indian government to create natural habitat of birds, located 19 km from Kozhikode. Tourists can enjoy birds like herons, woodpeckers, Brahminy Kites, Whimbrels, terns, gulls and cormorants.
Thirunaya Nava Mukunda Temple, Keraladeshpuram temple, Kadampuzha temple, Angadipuram temple, Padinharekara beach, Valiya Juma Majid, Pazhayangadi Mosque, Trikandiyur temple and Kottakunnu are popular destinations to visit in Malappuram.
How to reach Malappuram
Karipuram International Airport is located 25 km from Malappuram is nearest airport.
The nearest railway station is in Angadipuram around 17 km from Malappuram.
State run buses and private buses are frequently available to reach Malappuram. It is well connected by roads and easily reached from major districts of Kerala.
In summer 22-40°C and in winter 15-30°C. Malappuram is visited throughout the year.