Kanjikode is a town established in the Palakkad District in Kerala. The town is situated 12 km from Palakkad and 348 km from capital Thiruvananthapuram. The place is famous for its industrial hubs. It also has a wind mill farm. The town is situated on the border of the Kollam and Alappuzha districts, close to Arabian Sea. The nearby cities are Chengannur, Kayamkulam and Mavelikkara.
Places to Stay
The hotels close to Kanjikode are in Palakkad which has some budget and luxury priced hotel accommodation facilities. Aramana Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 1000), Malampuzha Garden Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 1300), Hotel Gazhala Inn (Tariff – Rs. 1500), Hotel KPM Regency (Tariff – Rs. 2500 onwards) and Vision Nature Resort (Tariff – Rs. 5000) are a few.
The languages spoken in Kanjikode are Tamil, Malayalam, Konkani, Hindi and English.
The festivals celebrated are Kalpathy Ratholsavam (November), Bhajanotsavam (August), Puthur Vela and Sangeetholsavam (March) and Koduvayr Ratholsavam (December).
Places of Interest
Kanjikode has nearby tourist destinations such as Sasthamkotta (19 km away), Varkala (56 km away), Kuttanad (36 km away), Alleppey (54 km away) and Kumarakom (55 km away).
How to Get There
The nearest airport is the Trivandrum International Airport. It is located about 94 km away. It is connected to Delhi, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Chennai, Singapore, Dubai and Muscat with airlines such as Qatar Airways, Air India, Jet Airways and Emirates.
The nearest railway station is the Quilon Railway Station at a distance of 38 km.
Kanjikode is linked with KSRTC (Karnataka State Road Transportation) bus services to many towns and cities. Other private bus services such as Kallada Travels has daily buses to cities like Bangalore, Dharmapuri and Krishnagiri with AC, non-AC, sleeper and seater bus services. Get the best bus ticket booking offer on Ticketgoose.com.