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Calicut Tours and Travels

About Calicut

Calicut or Kozhikode as it is also known is located on the south west coast of the Arabian Sea and is situated in south Indian state of Kerala. Basking in the tranquil setting of the Arabian Sea on the west and the peaks of the Wayanad hills to the east, peaceful beaches, flourishing green countryside and historic sites, all combine to make Calicut a popular tourist destination with something for every visitor whether it be spotting dolphins frolicking in the water off Dolphin’s Point or gazing from the lighthouse at the still visible wreck that inspired its construction. Calicut is a place one can easily wile away the hours.

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Calicut Hotels

If you are planning a Calicut holiday, have a look at some of the accommodation that we recommend. 'Our Rating' indicates how we feel each property rates according to normal Western hotel standards. 'Local Rating' indicates how the property is categorised/rated locally:

The Gateway Hotel (formerly Taj Residency) Calicut

Our Category: Superior   |   Regional Category: 5 Star Hotel

The Gateway is a smart, elegant hotel with spacious rooms with good facilities. The hotel is set in well manicured, tropical gardens and it has an Ayurvedic Centre.

Calicut Tailor made suggestions

Here are some of the recent tailor made itineraries we have created for our clients which include a visit to Calicut.

Other Places to Visit in India

Central India

Indian Himalayan Region

North East India

North India


South India

Western India

Accommodation on Tour

For all our tours and tailor-made holidays we provide you with a clear categorisation of all hotels we use. The REGIONAL CATEGORY indicates the local rating of each hotel in each respective country. We have also rated each hotel using OUR CATEGORY, which will be in line with generally accepted western hotel grading standards.

Basic hotels and simple accommodation is a no frills option with an adventurous authentic feel.

Standard accommodation equates to a Western 3-star standard, always featuring en-suite rooms and usually a restaurant.

Superior accommodation equates to a Western 4-star standard, featuring en-suite rooms and usually a restaurant and often a swimming pool and/or a fitness centre.

Deluxe accommodation equates to a Western 5-star standard, usually featuring spacious, en-suite rooms, a restaurant, swimming pool and fitness centre and an array of amenities, excellent service and customer care.

Lavish accommodation equates to a Western 5-star plus standard - the creme de la creme. Featuring spacious, en-suite rooms, a restaurant, swimming pool and fitness centre and an array of amenities, this accommodation is a cut above the rest. Sheer opulence!

Tailored To Suit You OTG Independent
Tailored To Suit You

On this range you won’t be joining other travellers, but will be on your own private itinerary. Accommodation, pace of travel and the style of trip is tailored to your individual needs. From pre-priced packages available off the shelf to fully curated tailor-made holidays, this range also includes our selection of one-night stopovers, day-tours and short breaks.

The OTG Independent range gives you all the great service aspects of our Signature range with the flexibility to create a truly unique and bespoke holiday or adventure to a variety of destinations around the world.

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