A village in Kerala’s Kannur district, Kannavam is an attractive destination worth visiting for its beaches and forts nearby. The lush green village is only 37 km away from its district headquarters and 36 km away from the picturesque town of Mahe. The best time to visit this place is during monsoon and also from November to February.
Places to Stay
There are several homestays as well as budget hotels worth trying out in Kannavam. Some of them include Vintage Residency (Tariff – Rs.863), Hotel Skypark (Tariff – Rs.956), Hotel Sree Gokulam Fort (Tariff – Rs.998), Paris Presidency (Tariff – Rs.546).
Malayalam is the official language of Kannavam. English is also spoken and understood.
Vishu in April, Onam in September, Easter and Christmas are the major festivals celebrated in Kannavam.
Places of Interest
Thalassery (27 km), Thottada Beach (35 km), Kanam Beach (35 km), St. Angelo Fort (38 km) and Payyambalam Beach (40 km) are some of the major attractions to visit in and around Kannavam.
How to Get There
The nearest airport from here is the Mangalore Airport, which is 185 km away.
Kannur Railway Station, which is located at a distance of 38 km from here, is the major railhead connecting this place to other cities.
Direct buses are available from Kannur, Mattanur, Bangalore and Mangalore. Lama Travels is one of the top operators that run its buses on this route. State-run buses are also available. Avoid standing in queues in bus counters and go for online bus ticket booking facility instead.