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The Guest is God The culture of treating the guest as God is a part of the elegant and dignified culture of India. Kerala is a small state where the three major religions Hindu, Muslim and Christian live in harmony is and integration The realization of this union and alliance is the fruition of the culture of treating the guest as god We have assimilated the admirable side of all the colonial cultures and has been able to build up a glorious and lofty culture that itself provided a fertilized field for all the visitors to be delighted in the beauty and culture of the Gods Own Country, Kerala.

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MALAPURAM

The hilly district of Malappuram falls among the northern districts in the state of Kerala.

Closely bordered by the mountain ranges of the Western Ghats on its east, and flanked by the Arabian Sea on the West, Malappuram has an eventful history with the Zamorins of Kozhikode ruling the region for a significant period in the past. The district has also witnessed several local uprisings against the British rule, and was once a prominent center for Hindu-Vedic learning and Islamic philosophy. Historic monuments, natural attractions, ritual art forms, ethnic cuisine and age-old traditions make Malappuram a unique destination for travelers.

Kottakkunnu

Situated near the district collectorate in Malappuram, Kottakkunnu, is a recently developed tourist spot in the district. Kottakkunnu derives its name from an old fort, which was built by the Zamorins of Kozhikode (in Malayalam kotta means fort and kunnu means hill). One can still find here traces of this fort.

The Municipality of Malappuram City has started Kottakkunnu Amusement park - a water theme park in the valley of Kottakunnu. Visitors are allowed up to 9 p.m. Nearby Kottakkunnu is the famous Vettakkorumakan temple and the Siva temple with several murals of Malabar.

Nature & Wildlife

NilamburNilambur, most popularly known as the land of teak plantations, is a famous town in Malappuram district. The place is noted for its vast expanse of forest along with its varied wildlife habitats, rivers and waterfalls. It is situated close to the Nilgiri range of the Western Ghats on the banks of the Chaliyar River. Considered to be the oldest in the world, the teak plantation here obtained its name after H.V. Conolly, the Malabar district collector during the British rule. He was instrumental in planting teak in the entire Nilambur area. Chathu Menon, a forest officer under Conolly, organised the hectic task of planting the saplings. Chathu Menon was laid to rest in the teak garden in Conolly's Plot.

The teak plantation in Nilambur is situated about four kilometres from the town, on the Nilambur - Gudallur road. A well-equipped teak museum is another attraction of Nilambur. This museum is a sub-centre of the Kerala Forest Research Institute. Arranged in the two-storeyed building are exhibits, articles and details of historic, aesthetic and scientific value, which give information on all aspects of the teak to visitors.

Kadalundi Bird Sanctuary

Sprawling over a cluster of islands in a scenic area surrounded by hillocks, where the Kadalundi River flows into the Arabian Sea, the Kadalundi Bird Sanctuary in Malappuram district, is home to more than a hundred species of native birds and over 60 species of migratory birds. Rambling over an area of 3 sq km, this fertile area engulfed by rich hillocks provide an excellent view of the mouth of the Kadalundi River.

Various migratory birds, including whimbrels, herons, sandpipers, gulls etc. can be seen between the months of November and April. If you are interested in spending time with a colourful variety of birds, make your trip between the months of December and April. In addition to a wide range of bird species, the sanctuary is also home to various fishes, crabs and mussels. The bird sanctuary and the surrounding mangrove forests would soothe the minds of weary travellers. Activities like trekking and picnicking can be done here and the place is a photographers' delight. The climate is excellent through most of the year, due to its position along the coast. As the area receives torrential rainfall during the months of June and July, it is better to avoid the visits during that time.

Nedumkayam Rainforest

Nedumkayam rainforest is one of the beautiful and dense forests in Kerala with a splendid variety of flora and fauna. It is an integral part of the Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve and an ideal place for trekking.

Adyanpara Waterfalls

Located in the Kurumbalangode Village of Nilambur Taluk in Malappuram district, Adyanpara is famous for its waterfalls and the splendour of its lush jungles.

Kodikuthimala

Better known as the Ooty of Malappuram, Kodikuthimala is a popular hill destination located 11 km from Perinthalmanna in Malappuram district. The phrase kodikuthi roughly means flag -fixing. It is believed that during a land survey at the time of British rule, a flag was hoisted at this hilltop and hence the place obtained this name. The hill stands at a height of 1500 ft above sea level.

Karuvarakundu

A small town situated in the eastern part of Malappuram district, Karuvarakundu is so close to the mighty Western Ghats. Nearby places include Manjeri, Melattur and Kalikavu. The Olippuzha River, which is a tributary of the Kadalundipuzha, flows through the town of Karuvarakundu. Karuvarakundu is also popular for the nearby tea and coffee plantations. The name Karuvarakundu roughly means habitat of blacksmiths. The name points to the region's history as a centre for metal works.

Keralamkundu

Situated about 6 km from Karuvarakundu town, there is a spot that offers a truly countryside atmosphere with a freely flowing waterfall. Known as Keralamkundu waterfalls, it is situated about 1500 feet above the sea level and the fall is about 150 feet high. The rich biodiversity and the natural beauty makes this place a must visit spot for all, especially for nature enthusiasts. It is six km from Karuvarakundu.

Kozhippara waterfalls

Set in the lush green surroundings, Kozhippara waterfalls is situated on the Kozhikode - Malappuram border. This waterfall is the best choice for adventure tourists. The spot is idel for swimming and trekking. One of the less explored tourist destinations, Kozhippara falls is on the Kuthradampuzha River.

Ponnani

Ponnani is a coastal municipality and a major fishing center in Malappuram district, which is bordered by an estuary on the northern side, backwaters in the south and the Arabian Sea to its west. It is where Kerala's second longest river, the Bharatapuzha, finally comes to the end of its long, winding journey through Malabar to join the Arabian Sea. Ponnani was once a famous sea port under the control of the Namboothiri feudal lords with power later shifted to the hands of the Zamorins of Kozhikode.

Tanur

The small coastal fishing town of Tanur in Malappuram district was one of the earliest settlements of the Portuguese. It is believed that St. Francis Xavier visited the place in 1546. About 3 km south of Tanur town is Keraladeshapuram temple, dedicated to Lord Vishnu and believed to be one of the oldest temples in Kerala. Tanur Beach is a beautiful hangout for the travellers and is noted for its serene ambience.

Padinjarekkara Beach

Situated at the end of the Tipu Sultan road near Ponnani in Malappuram district, the Padinjarekkara Beach offers a breathtaking view of the confluence of the Bharathapuzha, the Tirur Puzha and the Arabian Sea. Tourists visiting this spectacular beach have the option to enjoy a ride on water scooters or speed boats and they can also munch on tidbits at the floating coffee shop here. The beach is famous for bird watching, as migratory birds are often spotted here. You can also find an amenity centre, an amphitheatre and eco shops.

Vakkad Beach

Vakkad is a popular beach destination situated close to Ponnani in the district of Malappuram, Kerala. A boat cruise down the river starting from Aanamala and gliding through the backwaters to the estuary in Ponnani, where the river meets the sea through the Vakkad Beach is a delightful experience.

Vallikunnu Beach

A serene, secluded and spellbinding beach destination of Kerala, the Vallikunnu Beach is one of the prime attractions in the district of Malappuram. Ride the surf, get a tan, build sandcastles or simply sift sand through your toes at this tranquil beach. Anything you do here will relax you and help you unwind. A beach resort set in the middle of a coconut grove is the main attraction here, along with the Kadalundi Bird Sanctuary just a short distance away.

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