Kakkayam is a scenic damsite situated at a distance of 45 km from Calicut city. The region, best known for its wide range of plant and animal life, attracts tourists and trekkers alike. Adventure activities such as rock climbing and trekking can be carried out in Kakkayam. Located along the Western Ghats, this spot is surrounded by thick forest.
The region has excellent trekking trails and is under the administration of forest police. Kakkayam Reservoir is located in the region which attracts picnickers and adventure enthusiasts. The area offers a picturesque panorama to the spectator and serves as a perfect spot for family tours, adventure trips and one day picnics.
Kakkayam can be reached by road from Calicut. There are frequent buses available from Calicut city bus stand also known as Mofussil Bus Stand. Travelers can hire a private taxi as well from the city to reach this spot.