- Weather: Tropical, with moderate to heavy rainfall during monsoon (June-September) and pleasant winters (November-February).
- Pincode: 670xxx (Various pin codes within Kannur district).
- Telephone code: +91 497.
- Malabar Biriyani, Thalassery Biryani, Fish Curry, Kallumakkaya (Mussels) Fry, Dum Mutton Curry, and Kozhikode Halwa.
- Fort St. Angelos: Ancient fort by the sea, historical significance. Best time: November to February. Boating available.
- Muzhappilangad Beach: Asia’s longest drive-in beach. Best time: November to April. Beach activities and stunning sunset views.
- Payyambalam Beach: Serene beach, suitable for evening walks. Best time: October to March. Sculptures and garden nearby.
- Parassinikadavu Snake Park: Snake conservation center. Best time: October to May. Snake show and boat rides.
- Ezhimala Beach: Pristine beach with a viewpoint. Best time: October to March. Ideal for picnics.
- Arakkal Museum: Former palace showcasing history. Best time: All year round. Rare artifacts on display.
- Muthappan Temple: Important pilgrimage site. Best time: December to April. Colorful rituals and Theyyam performances.
- Pazhassi Dam: Scenic dam with gardens. Best time: October to March. Boating and picturesque landscapes.
- Dharmadam Island: Secluded island accessible by walk during low tide. Best time: October to March. Peaceful and picturesque.
- Kannur Lighthouse: Iconic lighthouse with panoramic views. Best time: October to March. Historic structure.
Best Time to Visit: October to March for pleasant weather and to avoid the monsoon.
Things to Do:
- Enjoy water sports and swimming at the beaches.
- Explore the rich history and architecture of forts and museums.
- Attend traditional Theyyam performances and local festivals.
- Indulge in authentic Malabar cuisine at local eateries.
- Take a backwater boat ride in nearby rivers.
- Shop for handloom fabrics and handicrafts at local markets.
- Visit the Snake Park and learn about reptile conservation.