Weekend Trip to Kozhikode, Kerala
Summer 20 to 37°C
Winter 15 to 33°C
Distance / Traveling Time
From Bangalore: 359 kilometers / 7 h
Best Time To Visit
Kozhikode (popularly known as Calicut) is a travel destination that popular for featuring aromatic spice gardens, pristine beaches, and picturesque country sides. The city provides as an amazing getaway from Bangalore for travelers having an interest in exploring a destination with magnanimous hills, historic sites, gurgling streams, wildlife sanctuaries, busy bazaars and quaint villages. There are cabs and taxis available for hire from Bangalore to reach Kozhikode and move in and around. The pleasant climatic condition is also one of the major reasons attracting tourists.
How to Reach Kozhikode
Kozhikode has its own railway station that connects the city with Bangalore through an extensive railway network. At the railway station, one can find taxis and taxis to move in and around the city.
Calicut International Airport is the nearest airport to reach Kozhikode. At the airport, one can find cabs and taxis for hire to move in and around the city.
There is a proper road connectivity available that connects Bangalore and Kozhikode. Apart from the self-owned vehicle, one can hire private taxis and cabs from Bangalore to Kozhikode. There also is frequent bus service available.
Attractions in Kozhikode
Pazhassiraja Museum & Art Gallery
The Pazhassiraja Museum & Art Gallery is one of the must-visit attractions where visitors can view ancient murals, old coins, antique bronzes, excavated earthenware, megalithic monuments, models of temples, and more.
The pristine Kozhikode Beach is paradise for nature lovers. An old lighthouse is one of the attracting features here. The beach is praised for its unspoilt peaceful environ.
Kozhikode Planetarium: For visitors wanting to explore the mysteries of the universe, the galaxies and the planets, Kozhikode Planetarium is the place to visit. The attraction is located in Jaffarkhan colony.
Krishna Menon Museum
The Museum is praised for housing the personal belongings and souvenirs of Late V. K. Krishna Menon, who was a popular statesman.
The Thikkoti Lighthouse overlooks the Moodadi coast and was constructed after a shipwreck. One can find the remains till date present there.