GENERAL INFORMATION Beaches, Backwaters, hills and valleys, ancient pilgrimage centres, the birth place of Malayalam literature, the headquarters of the traditional Indian medicinal system of Ayurveda,  all that and more await the adventurous traveller in this northern part of the southern Indian state of Kerala. Malappuram nestles between the Lakshdweep sea on the east, the beautiful Nilgiri hills on the west, and is bounded by the other Kerala Districts of Kozhikode on the north and Palakkad on the south. The best Season to visit Malappruam is Auguest-November.
How to Reach here
AIR An intenational airport at Karipur (Calicut Airport) 26 Km Away from Malappuram  links Malappuram to the other major Indian cities and to several cities in the Gulf, a traditional trading partner of the region.
RAIL Line through the costal belt runs through several towns situated in Malappuram district such as Tirur, Kuttippuram etc., which are well connected to cities in the north through the newly introduced Konkan Railway. Also, the district can be accessed by road from Kozhikode (50 Km) and Palakkad (90 Km).
 ROAD Malappuram is well connected to all the major towns in Kerala, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu by an excellent road network.
Telephone numbers
Railway Stations
Tirur 0494-2422240
Kuttippuram 0494-2608324
Nilambur 04931-2220237
Angadipuram 04933-2327343
Bus Stations  
K.S.R.T.C, Malappuram 0483-2734950
K.S.R.T.C, Perinthalmanna 04933-2327342
K.S.R.T.C, Ponnani 0494-2666396
Main Post Offices  
Malappuram 0483-2734820
Manjeri 0483-2766856
Perinthalmanna 04933-2327340
Tirur 0494-2422025
Nilambur 04931-2220377
Ponnani 0494-2666011


Last updated on 16-07-2005                                        TOP          BACK