Muzhappilangad Drive-in Beach
₹ 1000 per person
Muzhappilangad is a small coastal village near Thalassery in Kannur district in the Indian state of Kerala. This village is renowned for its 5 km long pristine Muzhappilangad Dive-in beach. The nearest town to Muzhappilangad is the town of Thalassery is 7 km away. This beach is the longest Drive-In Beach in India and is featured among the top 6 best beaches for driving in the world in BBC article for Autos. Muzhappilangad Drive-in Beach is the only Asian beach featured in the list. Even though Goa has many beautiful beaches, it does not have a Drive-in beach.
A major share of foreign and domestic tourists is not aware of the potential of this elusive destination. It is a must see destination for Indians as well as foreign tourists. After the face lift of the beach there has been a huge improvement in the facilities available to the beach visitors including resorts, roads, etc. The beach is wide and the sand is firm enough to support smooth driving. Local laws allow beachgoers to drive for a full 4 km directly on the sands of the beach. The beach is bordered by black rocks, which also protect it from the stronger currents of the ocean. These rocks provide habitat for Blue mussel, a delicious seafood. Beach attracts bird-watchers from far off places as hundreds of birds flock here during various seasons.
The beach festival is celebrated in the month of April and it is one of the important tourist attraction in the district of Kannur in Kerala. The youth also try many driving stunts in cars like drifting and wheeling in bikes as this is a paradise for driving along the shore.
Dharmadam Island : Approximately 100–200 m south of the beach there is a private island called Dharmadam Island. It is possible to walk to the island during low tide.
Bird Watching : Despite a tourist destination the beach is a bird watching hotspot too. More than thirty species of migratory birds visit here in the winter. Among them Pectoral sandpiper and Caspian plover, sighted here in 2013 were reported for the first time in Kerala. Long, broad shore and rocky formations on the either side of the beach provide a safe place for migration.
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