Kozhikode also known as Calicut is the third largest city of Kerala. Once the capital of powerful Zamorins, it is now a prominent trading center of most important region of Malabar Kerala. It has Kannur district in North, Wayanad District in East, Malappuram in South and Arabian Sea on its West. Kozhikode is also known as the “City of Spices”. It found its place in the world history with the discovery of sea route to India by Vasco De Gama in 1498. A monument is constructed here to commemorate the historical landing is now a major tourist attraction on holiday Packages to Kozhikode. .Kozhikode is the marketing center for commodities like pepper, coconut, coffee, rubber, lemon grass oil etc. On a holiday Packages to Kozhikode visitors come across serene beaches, lush green fields and historic sites that makes it a popular makes it a popular tourist place in Kerala. Kozhikode is among the culturally rich cities of Kerala. It has many museums and art galleries like Krishna Menon Museum, Mananchira Square etc that are worth visit on Holiday Tour Packages to Kozhikode. So plan a Holiday package for Kozhikode and enjoy its various beautiful and cultural sites.
Weather in Kozhikode: The climate of Kozhikode is tropical monsoon climate. The city has highly humid tropical climate with high temperatures during the summers between March to May. Winters are seldom cold. The weather is pleasant towards the end of the year from December until March. The ideal time to visit it is from December to March.
By Air to Kozhikode: The city has reasonably well developed infrastructure and is well connected to the major parts of the country. The nearest Airport is Calicut International Airport that is situated at a distance of 22 Km from the Kozhikode at Karipur near Kondotty in Malapuram District. Regular domestic flights and flights to Gulf countries operate daily from this airport.
By Train to Kozhikode: Kozhikode is served by handful of coastal expresses and several passenger trains. It is presently connected with all major cities of the country like Thiruvananthapuram, Ernakulam, Coimbatore, Chennai to the South and Mangalore, Mumbai, New Delhi to the North.
By Bus to Kozhikode: Kozhikode is well connected with a good network of road. Buses operated by Kerala State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) and private operators connect Kozhikode to the other major cities of Kerala including Palakkad, Thrissur, Kannur, Kasargod, Ernakulam, Sulthan Bathery, Malappuram etc. Private tour operators maintain regular luxury bus services to Bangalore, Ooty, Madurai etc. and mainly operate from the Palayam area.