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Banasura Project


This picturesque project is the largest earthern dam in India and the second largest in Asia. It is located in the midst of lovely, mist-clad hills with a wildlife sanctuary and park full of flowering trees. With its clear waters Banasura is a wonderful picnic spot. At Kalpetta, once the stronghold of the Jains in Kerala, you also have the attraction of historic monuments like the Ananthanathaswami Jain Temple near Puliyarmala.

Best Season:
November to May

Transport Terminals:
Nearest Town : Kalpetta

How to Reach:
Nearest Railway Station: Kozhikode (72 kms away from Kalpetta)
Nearest Airport: Karipur international airport (23 kms away from Kozhikode)

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