Ulikkal is a well-known village 39km away from Kannur District in the North Division of Kerala. In the 1950s, many Christians migrated from the adjoining areas of Kottayam and Ernakulam to Ulikkal.Various educational institutions and places of worship such as mosques and churches are found in ample measure in Ulikkal. It ;has some famous tourist destinations and a state-government run ayurvedic centre.
Places to Stay
Ulikkal does not have any hotels nearby. However, local homestays are available.
The official language of Ulikkal is Malayalam. An alternative language spoken is English.
Every year in October, an annual feast is held in memory of St. Gregorious of Parumala.
Places of Interest
Kanhirakkolly, located 17km away from Ulikkal, is a well-known tourist destination famous for the purple blue flowers of Neelakurinji that blossom every 12 years Ulikkal is also popular for its 70 year old church where about a 1000 families gather for the Sunday mass.
How to Get There
Mysore Airport is the nearest airport to Ulikkal that is 139 km away.
A railway station close to Ulikkal is 10km away.Kozhikode Railway Station,which is a major railway station, is 96 km away from Ulikkal.
Ulikkal Bus Stand is 11km away on the Manikkadavu-Kanjirakolli road. Some of the well-known bus operators plying on the Bangalore-Ulikkal route include Golden Travels, Akbar Travels and Ashoka Tours and Travels. If you book your tickets online, look out for bus ticket booking coupons and save a lot of money.