Of course, visiting just one place, regardless of its popularity, will only ever provide you with a narrow glimpse into the broader qualities of a region. So schedule in some time to discover Kerala's other cultural and natural attractions. Rajahmundry, 30 miles (48 kilometers) to the northwest, and Kakinada, 55 miles (89 kilometers) to the west of Kannapuram are also well worth checking out.
To learn about the local culture, go straight to Kerala's craft workshops and theaters. Discover moments of serenity at Kerala's churches.
Why not take the opportunity to relax and enjoy during gentle pastimes such as wildlife watching and shore fishing. Both activities are well-loved options for both tourists and locals alike. If you believe a great vacation is pushing yourself to the limit in unique natural environments, then join one of the many hiking or mountain biking trips the Kannapuram area has to offer.
To truly get to know the area in which you are traveling, make sure you stop in at the region's restaurants. These are good spots to meet friendly locals as well as sample dishes that are commonly eaten here. Coconut and also seafood are popular ingredients here. Thalassery biryani (spicy rice dish with meat and vegetables and sambar (lentil and vegetable soup) are two local dishes guaranteed to imbue visitors' palates with the true flavours of Kerala. And when it is time for the final course, you should try mango pudding.
When planning your trip to Kannapuram, it's good to remember that the nearest major airport, Vijayawada Airport, is located in in Vijayawada, 60 miles (97 kilometers) away.