Kalikavu is a small village near the Nilambur taluk of the Malappuram district of Kerala. Kalikavu is full of lush green hills and rivers. It is known for its rubber, pepper, areca nut, coconut and teak plantations. Rich mineral deposits such as iron ore, quartzite and magnetite can be found here. Kalikavu is well- connected to other cities by rail, air and road. The Silent Valley National Park is one of the most famous tourist spots here.
Places to Stay
Kalikavu is a small town and so, does not have many hotels. Thirunavaya, which is 77 km away has a couple of budget-friendly hotels such as KPM Residency (Tariff - Rs. 490 onwards), KR Residency (Tariff - Rs. 900 onwards) and Hotel Virad (Tariff - Rs. 956 onwards.)
The official language of Kalikavu is Malayalam. English is also spoken here.
Ganesh Chathurthi (September), Navrathri (October), Deepavali (November), Christmas (December) are the popular festivals that are celebrated in Kalikavu.
Places of Interest
The Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium (31.7 km away), the Kalpathy temple (83.2 km away) and the Silent Valley National Park (83.2 km away) are some of the popular tourist attractions near Kalikavu.
How to Get There
The Calicut International Airport is the nearest airport (69 km away) to Kalikavu.
The Vaniyambalam Railway Station is the closest to Kalikavu.
Kalikavu is well-connected to Palakkad, Kozhikode, Manjeri and Thrissur through a network of bus service providers. Presidency Travels and Prestige Tourist Service are some of the operators that provide regular bus services to Kalikavu. You can get your bus online tickets through a number of travel websites.