Chalode is a small hamlet in the Kannur district of Kerala. This village is covered by the Koodali Panchayat and is a part of the North Kerala division. Chalode is based 23 km east of Kannaur and is 488 km from Thiruvanantpuram. Kuthuparamba, Iritty, Kannur and Taliparamba are the surrounding villages. Some cities near Chalode include Mattannur, Koothuparaba and Kannur.
Places to Stay
Chalode offers small lodges and homestays to visitors. If one is looking for hotels, Kannur (17 km) is the best option. Some of them include Hotel Arafa International (Tariff – Rs. 1000), Hotel High Palace (Tariff – Rs. 500) and Hotel Sky Palace (tariff – Rs. 800).
The official spoken language of Chalode is Malayalam. English is also spoken widely in Chalode.
Some festivals that are celebrated in Belthur village include Dussera (October), Diwali (November), Krishna Ashtami (August) and Vinayaka Chaturthi (September).
Places of Interest
Chalode has limited destinations for tourists. Some places around Chalode include Kannur (17 km), Thalassery (25 km), Kakkabe (40 km) and Virajpet (43 km.)
How to Get There
Calicut Airport is the nearest airport and is located at a distance of 115 km from Chalode.
Chalode does not have its own railway station. Cannanore is the nearest station and is about 22 km from Chalode.
There are daily bus services to Bangalore, Mangalore, Calicut, Hyderabad and other cities from Chalode. Some of the best bus operators in this region include PK Travels and Golden Travels. Travelling by bus has become easier these days as you can easily book a bus ticket online