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Karippur

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Karippur is a small town in Malappuram District, in the Malabar region of Kerala, India, some 30 km from Kozhikode.

Kozhikode Airport

Understand[edit]

Kozhikode International Airport is situated here.

Get in[edit]

Air-conditioned buses are available from Kozhikode Railway Station (₹50). Taxis are available from Feroke Railway Station (₹400). Fast Passenger buses are available from Malappuram, Palakkad and Coimbatore.

By plane[edit]

There are domestic flights from Coimbatore, Delhi, Kochi, Mumbai, Mangalore, Thiruvanathapuram, Bangalore and Chennai.

There are international flights from:

  • Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Al Ain, and Sharjah
  • Jeddah, Riyadh and Dammam
  • Muscat and Salalah
  • Bahrain, Doha, Kuwait

Get around[edit]

Taxis are available from the airport to the city. (₹500)

Air conditioned buses are available to Kozhikode Railway Station. (₹50)

Mini buses are available to Kondotty town.(₹7)

See[edit]

  • Hajj House, Airport Township.

Do[edit]

  • Walking in the Hills. Karippur is a very scenic place suitable for trekking if your flight is delayed by several hours. But the humidity and heat makes any walking exercise difficult between 8 am and 6 pm. Early mornings are ideal for a leisurely stroll. You can spend the daytime watching television in one of the budget hotels near the airport.

Buy[edit]

  • Malabar Sweets. Malabar sweets and other delicacies are available in the numerous shops near the airport market.

Eat[edit]

Sambar is a lentil based vegetable stew or chowder based on a broth made with tamarind.

Drink[edit]

  • Apna Bakery, Thurakkal Junction (3 km).
  • Arabian Chocolates, Airport Township.

Sleep[edit]

  • Hotel Avinsha, Near the Airport.
  • Hotel Benzy Plaza, Near the Airport.
  • Nuhman Tourist Home, Near the Airport.
  • Riya Residency, Near the Airport.
  • Thekkeppuram Tourist Home, Near the Airport.

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