Kavvayi Backwater at Payyanur

Overview

Adorning the Kannur district with its stunning beautiful features, Kavvayi in Kannur can easily be counted as one of the foremost backwater destinations in Kerala. It is the third largest backwater in Kerala and the largest one in the whole North Kerala region. Like other beautiful backwater locations, Kavvayi has its charms that can literally make you fall in love with the place.

Kavvayi, although still having an element of virgin beauty, has been known by many ancient travelers to the country. Significantly, travelers such as Marco Polo, Abul Fida, Ibn Battuta have all recorded Kavvayi in their travel writings.

One can simply find a lot of peace and tranquility at this place. Either enjoy long walks admiring the greenery or hop onto any of the country boats, taking in the cool breeze and absorbing the incredible surroundings. Besides, there are a number of small and big islands surrounding the Kavvayi Backwaters, whose greenery and mesmerizing sights are more than awe-inspiring.

An expedition on boat, from Kotti to Kottapuram is just incredible and let one see and enjoy the wonderful sights of Kavvayi Kayal.

The nearest Railway Station to reach Kavvayi Backwaters is Payyannur, located at a distance of 3 kilometers while one has to get off at Karipur International Airport, if coming by air. The airport is located at a distance of 154 kilometers from Kavvayi.

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