Peruvannamuzhi

Kuttiady Peruvannamuzhi Dam is one of the most beautiful dams in Kerala. Being situated in a small village, its beauty gets added up. It is approximately 60 km. from Kozhikode district. You could reach by a two hour journey. There are many private bus services to this place.

There is an artificial lake in Peruvannamuzhi, which also offers boating facilities. . While riding through the artificial lake, there, you can see 'Smaraka Thottam', a garden made in the memory of great leaders of the freedom struggle. The garden is also tranquil and enjoyable.

Peruvannamuzhi also has a crocodile farm and a bird sanctuary.. There are more than twenty crocodiles here in different pools. The bird sanctuary also offers you with birds of varieties more than 90 species. The peacocks of Peruvannamuzhi are famous. But ihey are now considered as a vulnerable species. The Peruvannamuzhi dam belongs to the Kuttiady Irrigation project. The water stored here is used for the production of electricity as well as for irrigation. The Peruvannamuzhi Dam provides water to three main districts- Kozhikode, Malapuram and Kannur.  Rest houses and hotels also surround the dam, providing you the best of traditional as well as modern food.

The Indian Institute for Spice Research, producing various varieties of seeds and saplings and the. Kuttiady agricultural farm are also located at Peruvannamuzhi.  Tourists can also visit one of the old churches of Kozhikode district, the Fathima Matha Catholic Church

There is no particular season to visit  Peruvannamuzhi Dam. But it would be better to come here in summer (Mar–May) for boat riding. The Peruvannamuzhi Dam closes at 6pm.and is also closed on national holidays and Sundays.

The Peruvannamuzhi Dam can be reached by road within two hours from Kozhikode city.

Peruvannamuzhi Dam, located at a distance of 43 km from Calicut city, is a picturesque damsite. It is situated in small and scenic village named Peruvannamuzhi and there are frequent bus services to the place. The journey from Calicut city to this spot will take about 2 hours by bus.

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