Peruvannamuzhi is name of a scenic village in the Kozhikode District of Kerala, which offers tourists a peek into the natural splendor and picturesque beauty of Kerala. But, this is not what tourists like about this place; it's the magnificent Peruvannamuzhi Dam nearby the village, which pulls a large number of tourists from across the country. People love to visit this place along with their families and friends to explore the exotic surroundings of the dam and to experience activities like rowboat, speedboat cruises, and many more. It gives them immense opportunities to travel around dense jungles, artificial lake, stunning landscapes, and lush green hillocks.
Peruvannamuzhi Dam is a beautiful picnic spot, located in calm and quiet settings of Western Ghats, which is known to be the major reserve for Indian wildlife and spice plantation. This area is rich in bird life as over 90 species of birds have been recorded here. The rich natural surroundings of this place also give way to crocodile farming, which is done on a large scale in Pervannamuzhi. Tourists love to hang out at this destination, which is blessed with so many natural wonders.
This place is well-connected to Calicut and the journey from Calicut City to this spot will take about 2 hours by bus, or may be less if you are traveling through your own vehicle. There are several attractions nearby this dam, which draws hundreds of tourists and travelers every year, including an artificial lake, where travelers can take boat rides, Smaraka Thottam, a garden made to honor freedom fighters, a crocodile farm, and a bird sanctuary.
Peruvannamuzhi is a part of the Malabar Wildlife Sanctuary, which offers the amazing views of dense evergreen forests and its intrinsic wildlife. The availability of a wide variety of spices and existence of the Indian Institure of Spice Research makes this place all the more interesting. One should visit this place in winters to spot the exotic birds that fly to this place in the month of December and wing back in April.