Vallikunnu is about 85 miles (137 kilometers) away from Cochin, a an important city in India.
Kerala attracts travelers from all over the globe, which means getting from A to B is a breeze. Be sure give yourself plenty of time to explore the numerous attractions this region has to offer. Two places in the vicinity of Vallikunnu are Elathur, 19 miles (31 kilometers) to the southeast, and Kuttipuram, 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the northwest.
Ask those who live in the area their favorite spots around Vallikunnu, they'll often suggest the region's ever-popular open-air markets and gardens. Feed your mind at Kerala's thought-provoking theaters and craft workshops.
Get a new perspective of this region by taking to the skies. Paragliding is a great way to spend a few hours here. Take some time out from seeing the sights and spend a relaxing afternoon water skiing or snorkeling.
To really understand the customs of the area, take your time to visit the region's bars, cafés and restaurants. Often, these are good places to meet people who live in the area as well as try out food that is commonly eaten here. Among the many elements often used in this part of the world are coconut and seafood. No journey through this region is complete without trying Thalassery biryani (spicy rice dish with meat and vegetables and sambar (lentil and vegetable soup). And your meal is not finished until you have enjoyed mango pudding, a common dessert in these parts.
For those who plan on traveling by plane, it's good to remember that the nearest major airport is Calicut International Airport, 8 miles (13 kilometers) to the northeast of Vallikunnu.