Kuthuparamba is a municipality and a town in the Kannur district of Kerala. The name of the town is derived from the word ‘Kuthu’, which is a folk dance and ‘Paramba’, which means ground. It is located 25 km away from the city of Kannur and 79 km away from Calicut. During the British Raj, Kuthuparamba was a military cantonment.
Places to Stay
Only local home stays are available in Kuthuparamba. Some hotels in the nearby city of Kannur are Malgudi Holidays (Tariff – Rs. 2350), Green Park Residency (Tariff – Rs. 1150), and Mascot Beach Resort (Tariff – Rs. 1000).
The official language of Kuthuparamba is Malayalam. However, English is also spoken here.
The important festivals of Kuthuparamba are the Daksha Yaga and the Kottiyoor Vysakha Mahotsavam which take place in June-July each year.
Places of Interest
Places of tourist attraction around Kuthuparamba include Payyambalam Beach (27 km), Kottiyoor Mahadeva Temple (60 km from Thalassery), Pilakoottam Makham, Palayi Kavi, and Terur Ganapathi temple.
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Kuthuparamba is the Calicut Airport. It is located about 106 km away from the town.
Kuthuparamba does not have a railway station. The nearest railway station is at Thalassery (13 km).
There are daily bus services to Bangalore (297 km), Coorg (90 km), and Trivandrum (464 km). Ashoka Travels, Lama Travels, PK Travels, and Kalpaka Travels offer reliable bus services to this town. Online bus booking in India is one of the most preferred ways of getting bus tickets to various popular places in India.