Weekend Trip to Kappad, Kerala
Winter 13 to 27°C
Summer 10 to 22°C
Distance / Traveling Time
From Bangalore: 333 kilometers / 6 h ,41 m
Best Time To Visit
If you love being close to beaches, the best option is to visit Kappad from Bangalore during the weekend. Locally known as Kappakadavu, Kappad is very popular for its beaches. It is that historic beach town where Vaso-da-Gama, the Portuguese traveler set his foot on, when he landed in India in 1498. Placed along the Konkan coast, this town has some monuments in regard to the same. Have a memorable vacation with your loved ones in the serene ambiance of Kappad. The most popular attraction here is the Kappad beach, which is flocked by tourists from all around the world. Treat your eyes to the pristine beauty of yellow sand and a number of rocks spread around. You can also visit the fishing villages set along the coast.
How to Reach Kappad
The nearest railway station to Kappad is in Kozhikode that is placed at a distance of 20.4 km away. You can board a train from Bangalore to Kozhikode (Calicut). Once you are at the station, you can rent a cab or board a bus to Kappad.
The nearest airport is located in Kozhikode, which is around 45 km from the town of Kappad. For those who are arriving by air, this is the best option as they are frequent flights to the airport from many parts of the country. Taxis from the airport are the best way to reach the place. They cost around Rs 300 for the trip.
The best option is to hire a taxi from Bangalore as Kappad. Drive along the well-maintained national highway. You can take a deviation from Thamarassery (after Wayanad) towards Balusseri or Ulliyeri to arrive at Kappad. The other option is to go on driving on the Calicut highway towards Kazhikode and then you finally arrive in Kappad. The other option for you is to go aboard a state-run or a private bus.