Pulikkal is a small village that is situated in the Kondotty taluk of the Malappuram district in Kerala. It lies 25 km west of Malappuram and is 7 km from Kondotty. Kerala’s capital, Thiruvananthapuram, is 373 km from it. It has the Tirurangadi taluk on its eastern side, the Vengara taluk on its southern, the Kozhikode taluk on its western side and the Kunnamangalam taluk on its northern side.
Places to Stay
There are no hotels in Pulikkal, as it is a small village. However there are hotels in the Mallapuram district. Some of the budget hotels include Tamarind (Tariff – Rs. 1345), Hill Fort (Tariff - Rs. 530), Hotel Mahendrapuri (Tariff - Rs. 954.)
Malayalam is the local language spoken by the residents of Pulikkal.
The Vairamkode Vela (a temple festival) is the major festival in this region. It is celebrated for 6 days in February.
Places of Interest
Tourist attractions near Pulikkal are Malabar (18 km from Pulikkal), Kozhikode (18 km from Pulikkal), Malappuram (26 km from Pulikkal), Kappad (34 km from Pulikkal), Payyoli (55 km from Pulikkal), Wayanad (73 km from Pulikkal), Thrissur (88 km from Pulikkal), Mavoor (12 km from Pulikkal) and Tirur (32 km from Pulikkal.)
How to Get There
The Calicut airport is the closest and is 6 km from the town.
The Ferok Railway station (9 km) and Kadalundi railway station (10 km) are the nearest railway stations.
The highways connect towns of Tirur-Malappuram-Manjeri, Kozhikode-Nilambur-Gudalur and Malappuram-Parappanangadi. Akbar Travels and Alhind Tours & Travels are the few travel agencies that are very popular in this region. Avail of bus ticket booking facility on Ticketgoose.com and get a number of discounts.