Nadapuram, a small lush green village, is located in Kerala’s Kozhikode district. Its district headquarters is 63 km away from Nadapuram and its capital, Thiruvananthapuram is 446 km away. Some of the surrounding cities include Vadakara, Peringathur, Mahe and Chockli. This village lies on the border of Vadakara, Thodannur, Melday and Kunnummal.
Places to Stay
There are no hotels in this village. Travellers can find budget hotels in Kozhikode. Some of the hotels here are Apex Inn Tourist Home (Tariff – Rs.438), Hotel Span (Tariff – Rs.711) and Hotel Calicut Gate (Tariff – Rs.690).
The official language spoken in Nadapuram is Malayalam.
The important festivals celebrated here are Vishu in April and Onam in September.
Places of Interest
There are reserve forests, beaches, dams and other attractions around Nadapuram. These are found in Maliyakal Beach (15 km), Peruvannamoozhi Dam (29 km), Periya Reserve Forest (40 km) and Koyilandy 39 km away from Nadapuram.
How to Get There
Calicut International Airport is the nearest airport, located 87 km away from Nadapuram.
Mukkali Railway Station, located 15 km away from Nadapuram, is the nearest railway station.
There are regular buses from neighbouring villages and Bangalore to Nadapuram. Kalpaka Travels and Lama Travels are some of the best operators plying on this route. Making use of bus ticket offers are the best way to save money while travelling.
Ernakulum is the most urban part of Kochi city. Considered to be the commercial hub of Kerala, Ernakulum is a cosmopolitan compared to the other cities in Kerala. This city is known for its well developed Airport and International port.
Budget Hotels in Ernakulam
There are good budget hotels in Ernakulum. Some of them are Hotel Pearl Continental, (Tariff – Rs.1512), The North Pride Hotel (Tariff – Rs.1,600), Hotel Castle Rock (Tariff – Rs.1911) and Hotel Maple Regency, (Tariff – Rs.950).
The official language of Ernakulum is Malayalam. The other languages spoken include English and Hindi.
Events in Ernakulam
Some famous festivals and events of Ernakulum include the Pineapple Fest Festival (January), Athachamayam and Ernakulam Shiva Temple Festival (January ).
Places to See in Ernakulam
There are several places of tourist attraction in Ernakulam. Some of the places include Santa Cruz Cathedral (16kms from Ernakulam Town Railway Station), Cherai Beach, Kochi (25kms from Kochi), Mangalavanam Bird Sanctuary (3 Km from Ernakulam Junction)
How to Get There
Cochin Airport is said to be the first airport that established the public private partnership. A lot of NRIs from 30 countries have invested on the airport. The Airport is located on the National Highway- 47 (NH-47) at Athany and NH-17 at Angamaly. This airport handles 9 domestic flight and 17 international flights.
Ernakulam railway station is the busiest railway station. Located at Kochi it is well connected to major cities in India. It is said to be the largest railway station among the other two stations in the city which are Ernakulam North and Aluva railway station. The other large railway station in Kochi city is the Ernakulam Town Railway Station.
Kerala State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) provides interstate, intercity and local bus services. Some of the bus stands are Kaloor Private Bus Terminal, Eloor North Bus Stand, Thripunitura Old Bus Stand, Murickens bus stop and Cheranalloor Ferry Bus Stand. Online bus ticket booking is one of the easiest ways of booking your tickets.