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Northern Kerala Explorer: Beaches, Forts, and Nature

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4 Nights / 5 Days

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

8 people




Embark on the ‘Northern Kerala Explorer: Beaches, Forts, and Nature’ journey, where you’ll uncover the coastal treasures, historical forts, and natural beauty of Northern Kerala. Starting in Calicut, trace Vasco-da-Gama’s historic landing at Kappad Beach and explore local culture at Pazhassiraja Museum. Venture into Wayanad’s lush landscapes, visit Edakkal Caves, and discover the wild at Tholpetty Wildlife Sanctuary. In Kannur, relish the coastal charm with visits to forts, serene beaches, and immerse yourself in Kerala’s enchanting natural wonders.


  • Explore the historic significance of Kappad Beach, where Vasco-da-Gama first set foot in 1498 AD.
  • Discover the picturesque landscapes of Wayanad, including Lakkidi's lush green hills, Pookot Lake, and the captivating Edakkal Caves.
  • Experience wildlife in their natural habitat with a jeep safari in the Tholpetty Wildlife Sanctuary.
  • Immerse yourself in the history of Kannur, visiting Fort St. Angelos, Thalassery Fort, and scenic coastal spots like Muzhappilangad Beach and Payyambalam Beach.
  • Conclude your journey with memories of Northern Kerala's cultural and coastal wonders as you depart from either Kannur or Calicut.

Bulk discount (by percent)

Bulk diccount adult
# Discount group From adult To adult Value
1 Discount on 2-person group 2 2 44%
2 Discount on 3-person group 3 3 48%
3 Discount on 4-person group 4 4 58%
4 Discount on 5-person group 5 5 58%
5 Discount on 6-person group 6 6 61%
6 Discount on 7-person group 7 7 60%
7 Discount on 8-person group 8 8 65%


Day 1: Arrive Calicut
Upon your arrival at Calicut, you will be warmly received and transferred to your hotel for check-in (check-in/out time is 12 pm). Later, embark on a city tour, visiting the Pazhassiraja Museum, Art Gallery, and Kappad Beach. This historic beach holds significance as the place where Vasco-da-Gama first set foot on 27 May 1498 AD. Enjoy some leisure time to relax on the pristine shores of Kappad Beach. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 2: Calicut - Wayanad (85kms)
After a hearty breakfast at the hotel, you will drive to Wayanad. Along the way, stop at Lakkidi, renowned for its captivating scenic beauty characterized by lush green hills, gorges, streams, steep mountains, and winding Ghat passes. Visit Pookot Lake, a natural freshwater lake nestled amidst wooded slopes and evergreen forests, offering breathtaking views and a tranquil ambiance. The Panamaram rivulet, a major tributary of the Kabini River, originates from this lake and flows into the Panamaram valley. Continue your drive to Wayanad and check in at the hotel. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 3: Wayanad
Begin the day with a delicious breakfast at the hotel. Today, you have the entire day to explore Wayanad and its surroundings. Start with a visit to the Edakkal Caves, two naturally formed caves located at an elevation of 1200 meters on Ambukuthi Mala. Reaching the cave involves a 45-minute trek up the Ambukuthi hills.

Next, explore the Kuruva Dweep, a cluster of islands rich in flora and fauna, situated in the middle of the Kabini River in Wayanad. Also, visit the Tholpetty Wildlife Sanctuary, spanning an area of approximately 344 square kilometers and home to various threatened species, including vultures. Embark on a thrilling jeep safari within the sanctuary to spot elephants, panthers, tigers, bonnet macaques, bison, sambar deer, bears, Malabar squirrels, and the elusive Slender Loris, all thriving in their natural habitat. Return to the hotel for a restful night.
Day 4: Wayanad - Kannur (115kms)
Enjoy breakfast at your hotel, and then depart for Kannur. Upon arrival, check in at your hotel. Explore Fort St. Angelos (Kannur Fort), a historic monument constructed in 1505 by Don Francesco de Almeida, the first Portuguese Viceroy in India.

Continue your explorations with a visit to Thalassery Fort, located on a rocky cliff along Thalassery beach. This ancient fort was built by the East India Company and stands as a testament to the power and influence of the imperial rulers. In the evening, drive by Muzhappilangad Beach and The Payyambalam Beach, taking in the coastal beauty. Rest and relax at your hotel in Kannur.
Day 5: Kannur - Calicut (100kms)
After a satisfying breakfast, check out from your hotel. Depending on your onward travel arrangements, you will be transferred to either Kannur or Calicut airport for your departure flight. Your memorable journey through the cultural and coastal wonders of Northern Kerala comes to an end, and you carry with you cherished memories of this unique region. Safe travels!


  • Assistance on arrival at airport.
  • 4 Nights' accommodation in 5-star hotels.
  • Daily breakfast and meal as per day plan.
  • Private air-conditioned deluxe car for airport transfer, sightseeing and excursion as per program.
  • English speaking tour guide on sightseeing days (local guide in each city), as per program.
  • Monument entrances and activities charges mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Bottled drinking water in car.
  • Government taxes.
  • Any flight tickets.
  • Camera charges at monuments.
  • Expenses of personal nature like liquor, laundry, tips, telephone, fax, internet etc.
  • Gratuities & optional activities.
  • Anything not mentioned in inclusions.

Tour's Location


What is the standard of the hotels on this tour?
3 Star below mentioned hotels or similar
Calicut - Keys Hotel, Malabar Gate/ Hotel Marina Residency
Wayanad - Abad Brookside Lakkidi/ Adithya Nature Resort & Spa/ Grassroots
Kannur - Kairali Heritage/ The Malabar Beach Resort


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