The Electrifying Malabar River Festival

Malabar Kayaking is an exhilarating event where Kayakers from around the globe compete in the rapid waters of Iruvazhinjipuzha and Chalipuzha at Kozhikode. The Malabar World Kayak Championship is a booster to the adventure tourism scene in Kerala.

World-class athletes participate with great rigour in challenging events like The Extreme Race, Boater Cross and Giant Slalom. Taking water sports to a whole new level, the Malabar Kayaking Championship also hosts Whitewater Rafting, Kayak Training, Local Slalom competitions and many more such exciting events.


Department of Tourism
Government of Kerala
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Getting there

Nearest railway station: Calicut Railway Station

Nearest airport: Calicut International Airport

Thiruvonamahotsavam at Thrikkakkara Vamana Moorthy Temple

The temple is considered the epicentre of Onam celebrations across Kerala.

Feast of Vallarpadathamma

Annually the church witnesses the participation of a large number of people from around the globe.

Malayattoor Perunnal

Thousands of devotees immersed in prayers carrying wooden crosses of different sizes and ambling up a hill; a whole village getting decked up and readying itself to welcome these pilgrims.

Aranmula Thiruvonathoni

Once a year, the River Pamba gets enlivened as an elaborately decorated snake boat glides across its placid waters bearing the provisions for a grand feast

Triprayar Pooram Purappadu & Uthram Vilakku

Pooram Purappadu, Uthram Vilakku and Vrischika Ekadasi are the popular festivals

Vrischikam Festival at Sree Poornathrayeesa Temple

Discover the thrills & chills of festivities here!

Malabar River Festival 2019

Malabar River Festival 2019

Kerala Tourism is organising the seventh edition of South India’s only extreme adventure competition, Malabar River Festival (MRF) 2019 from July 26 to 28, 2019 at Iruvanjhipuzha & Chalipuzha Rivers at Thusharagiri in Kozhikode district.

Malabar River Festival - A Stupendous Experience

Malabar River Festival - A Stupendous Experience

Organised on behalf of Kerala Tourism by District Tourism Promotion Council (DTPC) Kozhikode and Madras Fun Tools, this fiesta is considered to be South India’s only extreme adventure competition.