Kappad Beach, Calicut

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  • Address: Chemancherry P.O, Thoovapara, Kappad, Kozhikode, 673304, Calicut, India
  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Phone: 0496-2688777
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Beach, Historical Site, Leisure
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About Kappad Beach, Calicut

The Kappad Beach is a rock-studded beach which is among the famous beaches in Kerela. It also is historically significant as it is mentioned in history and geography texts as the gateway to Malabar Coast. However, more importantly, it served as the landing place for Vasco da Gama and his troop of 170 men.

In memory of that historic day, only a small stone monument can be found on the Kappad beach. Close to the rocks nearby is a temple which is believed to be around 800 years old.

Tourists are simply taken by this quaint and picturesque seafaring town. In fact, the backwaters form the best route to Kappad. To the tourist, this little seafaring town is a haven. The best route to Kappad is along the backwaters. Despite its popularity, the beach is never overcrowded, a welcome relief for tourists and locals who like relaxing there by taking a cool stroll at sunset or just watching the waves crash against the mighty rocks without a care in the world.

Kappad Beach Information

  • Wear beach attire.
  • Do not litter.
  • Carry a camera.

How To reach Kappad Beach by Public Transport

  •  Proximate to Kozhikode railway station.

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Things to Know Before Visiting Kappad Beach

  • 95% of people who visit Calicut include Kappad Beach in their plan

  • 82.13% of people start their Kappad Beach visit around 09 AM - 10 AM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Kappad Beach

Monday, Friday and Saturday

91.07% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Kappad Beach

People normally club together Pazhassi Raja Museum and Calicut Beach while planning their visit to Kappad Beach.

People also prefer to start their day with Kappad Beach.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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