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Kakkayam, Kozhikode Overview

Kakkayam is a dam site located in Kozhikode of Kerala state surrounded by lush greenery.The distance is about 15 km from Kakkayam Bus stop. 'Orakkuzhi' is a waterfall located just after the Dam. Near the dam location, different animals including elephants can be seen.

There is a forest office at top of the dam. You need to take permission from the Forest authorities before going ahead. Cameras are not allowed near Dam area. It is a scenic place which offers a serene environment with a lot of recreational activities to the visitors. Near the dam location, elephants, bisons and other animals can be seen roaming around. The conservation of this place comes under the forest police.

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Provisions for the visitors at the dam

The place has the provisions of adventure sports for the visitors. Its a nice opportunity for the people who about passionate for trekking and other things. Moreover, this place serves as a sightseeing spot as it is called a haven for a variety of animals and plants. This lush green place offers a mesmerising view for the eyes of the onlookers.

Boating at Kakkayam dam

Boating is provided at the Kakkayam dam to give the visitors a lively experience The boat safari is of 15-minutes. Through boating, people can view the two waterfalls which cannot be accessed by road.

Outdoor Activities at the dam

Outdoor activities like trekking are provided here for the visitors. Trekkers whether young or old visit this place and enjoy trekking near this dam. Another activity performed here is rock climbing as the surrounding area is very suitable for the activity.

Best Time To Visit Kakkayam

The best time to visit this place is from April to November.

Tips For Visiting Kakkayam

Photography is strictly forbidden so don't carry cameras with you.

How To Reach Kakkayam

Well accessible by roads.It is about 15 km of distance to reach the location from Kakkayam Bus stop.

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