Kadalundi Bio Reserve in KozhikodeKozhikode is one of the famous and beautiful city in Kerala that lies on the Coast of Malabar and also a trade hub. The city shot to fame on the landing of Vasco Da Gama in 1498 and till date remains the same across the world. The city has transformed itself from a mere spice trade to ship-building, industries, shopping malls, tourist spots, offices, etc.
About Kadalundi Bio Reserve
Kadalundi is a picturesque village that is situated 19 km from Kozhikode and is famous for the bird sanctuary. It is also home to various migratory birds. The bird sanctuary is spread over a collection of islands that is in and around the Kadalundipuzha River that flows into Arabian Sea. It is located on the hill that is 200m above the sea level. The view from the top of the hill is spectacular as one can view the river mouth and the sea.
There are one hundred species of native birds that have been recorded in the sanctuary that includes 60 species of migratory birds that visit seasonally. Some of them are terns, seagulls, herons, sandpipers and cormorants. Some of the notable species are Whimbrels and Brahminy Kites. The sanctuary is also quite famous for a wide range of fish, mussels and crabs.
Recently, the bird sanctuary has been declared as a bio-reserve.
How to Reach Kadalundi Bio ReserveNearest Railway Station: From the railway station head in the north on the Railway station turn left at W Side Railway Parking Lot and turn left toward PP Hassan Koya Road then again turn left at 170m and once again take the left at 230m and continue onto PP Hassan Koya Road and turn left onto Vattampoyil Gate and turn right at Motorcycle Workshop onto Edapally-Panvel Highway passby Indian Oil Petrol Bunk and take the slip road to Edapally-Panvel Highway passby SBT, Meenchanda on the right and slight left at Sakthi Petrol Pump onto Edapally – Panvel Highway passby Meenchanda Fire Station on the left continue onto Kozhikode-Nilambur-Gudallur Road/ National Highway 66/SH28 pass by Catholic Syrian Bank on the right and take slight right at Reliance webworld onto Ferok City Road passby ESI Hospital on the right Continue onto Feroke City Road turn left onto Feroke Karuvanthuruthy Road passby Pootheri Palace on the right then take slight right toward Kadalundi Chaliyam Road turn left at Sweet World onto Kadalundi Chaliyam Road passby Chaliyam City Masjid on the right and take the second right you will reach the bird sanctuary.
Motorcycle workshop onto Edapally-Panvel Highway passby Dento care clinic on the right and turn left at JE’s LAP onto palayam road passby Mele palayam Juma Masjid on the right and at Radio World, Palayam Road turn right and it becomes Oyitty Road and pass by Chartered Bank on the right by 400m and the destination will be on the left.
Nearest Bus Depot: From the Moffusil Bus Stop you have to head towards Pavamani Road/Stadium Puthiyara Road and in the south on the Rajaji Road need to passby Neo Pharma on the left and then take the left at The Nedumparambil Bankers and continue onto Stadium Pathiyara Road passby TCIL-IT Computer Education on the left and turn right at Puthiyara Jct onto Mini Bypass Road and passby Maatummal Hospital on the left and turn left at Punjab National Bank onto Edapally-Panvel Highway pass by Maruti Scan on the right continue onto Kozhikode-Nilmbur-Gudallur Road/National Highway 66/SH 28 continue to follow Kozhikode-Nilmbur-Gudallur Road/Sh28 pass by Catholic Syrian Bank on the right and take slight right at Reliance webworld onto Ferok City Road passby ESI Hospital on the right continue onto Feroke City Road, Turn left onto Feroke Karuvanthuruthy Road passby Pootheri Palace on the right and take slight right towards Kadalundi Chaliyam Road and turn left at Sweet World onto Kadalundi chaliyam Road passby Chaliyam City Masjid on the right take the second right towards tirur-Kadalundi road and continue onto tirur-kadalundi road you will reach the bird sanctuary.
Nearest Airport: From the international airport take the west on International Terminal Road and on the right turn onto Calicut Airport Road and pass the Indian Coffee House on the left and take the second left towards Pallikkal Bazaar – Airport Road then turn right onto Pallikkal Bazar airport road then turn left onto Kakkanchery-Kottappuram Road pass by A M U P School on the left and turn left at Salafi Masjid onto Edapally-Panvel Highway passby Indian Oil Petrol Pump on the right and turn right onto Olipram Kadavu Road/Thenhipalam-Olipram Kadavu pass by Accurate Agencies on the right and turn to Tirur-Kadalundi Road to reach the destination.
Address: Kadalundi Bio Reserve, Near Kadalundi Railway Gate, Kadalundi 673 302
Accommodation near Kadalundi Bio ReserveKovilakam Residency
Mini Bypass Road
Tariff: Rs 2,153/- per night
The Westway Hotel
Kannur Road, Edapally,
Panvel Highway, Chakkorathukulam,
Bilathikkulam, West Nadakav
Tariff: Rs 3,586/- per night
The Gateway Hotel
Beach Road, PT Usha Road,
Vellayil, Kozhikode, Kerala
Tariff: Rs 6,071 per night