Calicut has got great historical importance - it is here that Vasco-da-Gama landed in 1498! It was one of the great ports on the west cost and is serving as a port for steamers even today. There are a number of mosques, churches and temples some which carry historical importance. Calicut is sandwiched between the Arabian sea and the sprawling hills of Wynad district.
How to reach?
There is an airport at Kariupur, 23 km from city centre. Calicut is well connected by rail and road from other major cities.
What to see?
Dolphin’s point - Here one can see dolphins playing in the sea in the early hours of morning.It has got a long stretch of tree lined sand beach. People enjoy the cool breeze in the evenings. Kappad Beach - It is here that Vasco-da-Gama set foot on 27 May, 1498 A.D. Kallai - One of the Asia’s largest timber trading centres. (6 km away from Calicut). Tellicherry and Sultan’s Battery.
Multi - cuisine restaurants are available with the hotels as well as in the town.
What to wear?
Climate is hot and humid and hence cotton is better.