Tourists looking for a relaxing holiday in the pristine beauty of nature, yet unexplored by many tourists, Vellarimala in the hilly reaches of Kozhikode district is the answer. The Kanjirapuzha (a tributary of river Chaliyar) runs through the rocky terrain to form attractive waterfalls at many points, rendering a trekking trip adventurous, elating the weary spirits of the visitors.
Thusharagiri, situated 55 km from Kozhikode, is renowned as the ‘ Green Splendor’ of the Western Ghats. Adorned with a unique kinship between four waterfalls and the dense evergreen forested hills teeming with rare species of birds and animals, Thusharagiri is a feast to the eyes and soul. The place offers ideal conditions for trekking and rock-climbing through the river path and waterfalls, passing in between plantations of rubber, pepper, ginger, and spices. The best roar of the waterfalls can be enjoyed from September to November.
Peruvannamuzhi is a dam site set between hills constituting a beautiful picnic spot, only 60 km from Kozhikode. The place offers the opportunity to enjoy speed boat and rowboat cruises. The region has a bird sanctuary and a crocodile farm that charm the tourists to bestow wings to their time. The uninhabited island truly is a haven for peace-loving travelers.