Chokli is a small town in the South Indian coastal state of Kerala, more popularly known as “God’s Own Country”. It is a part of the Kannur district. The district headquarters, Kannur, lies at a distance of 31 km. The town, not exactly on the coast is not far away from the Arabian Sea, which lies at a distance of 6 km.
Places to Stay
Good budget hotels are available in plenty in Kannur. Some of the lodges which are worth considering are Malabar Residency (Tariff – Rs. 900), Pranav Beach Resort (Tariff – Rs. 900), Kamalalayam Homestay (Tariff- Rs. 1,000), Sky Palace Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 1,000) among others.
The official language of the area is Malayalam. English is also widely understood.
The important festivals celebrated are Vishu in April, Onam in August-September, Christmas, the fasting Islamic month of Ramadan and the two Eid(s).
Places of Interest
Being close to the Arabian Sea coast, the region does not run short of tourist places. You can virtually stop anywhere on the coast to discover a tourist spot. Some of the other places in Kannur which deserve special mention are St. Angelo’s Fort built by the Portuguese, the Thalassery Fort built by the British, the Ezhimala historical site established by the British and the Moppila Bay.
How to Get There
The nearest major airport is the Calicut International Airport in Malappuram at a distance of 92 km.
The Kannur Railway Station is the nearest major railway station at a distance of 31 km.
Various state transport buses as well as private buses connect the place to different cities in the region. Kallada Travels is a popular bus operator active in the region. Get bus ticket online offer to your favourite destination through Ticketgoose.