Saturday, August 23, 2014
Nadukani Churam / Vazhikkadavu
Vazhikkadavu is a small town in Nilambur taluk of Malappuram district, India. It is located on the CNG (Calicut-Nilambur-Gudalur) road 20 km north-east of Nilambur town. Just after Vazhikkadavu town the ghat road (known as Nadukani Churam) starts through forests leading to Nadukani (20 km away) in Nilgiris district. The Kerala-Tamil Nadu border is at about 10 km from Vazhikkadavu. The town has hotels, restaurants and shops open 24x7.
Nadukani Churam connects Kerala to Tamil Nadu @ Gudallur. This route is one of the main interstate route to Ooty, Mysore and Bangalore. Many KSRTC, Kerala RTC and TNSTC buses running via this route.
Nadukani Churam is a visual beauty, half of the stretch belongs to Kerala and Half to Tamilnadu. This Churam(ghat pass) wont be having many hairpin bends like other major ghat roads.