Calicut or Kozhikode is situated in the south Indian state of Kerala on the southwest coast of the Arabian Sea.Basking in the idyllic setting of the serene Arabian Sea on the west and mesmeric peaks of the Wayanad hills on the east, this district has all the required ingredients to fascinate a tourist.Calicut is a haven of natural beaches, backwater plateau, rivers, lakes, trekking opportunities, and coastlines.
The city has lush vegetation, wildlife, rivers, hills and places of worship making this place a wonderful destination for the tourists. The Kappakkadavu Beach is one of the most attractive beaches and is regarded as a historic beach where Vasco Da Gama sailed in and created a new History.
The backwaters of Calicut are a self supporting eco-system and are a network of lakes, canals, estuaries and deltas of forty four rivers that drain into the Arabian Sea. Other attractions in this city include the Pookot Lake, Pazhassiraja Museum, Thusharagiri waterfalls, Bird Sanctuary, Thali Temple, Dolphin's Point, Lighthouse, and Lion's Park.