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Thaikadappuram Beach, Kasaragod

 

There are not many people in the world who can boast of catching a glimpse of the rare Olive Ridley Turtles. But a visit to the Thaikadappuram Beach, near Nileshwaram in Kasaragod district of Kerala, might give you the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity of catching a glimpse of them. The beach is the breeding ground of these remarkable creatures who visit every monsoon season to lay eggs. Activists of Neythal, a non-governmental organisation, run an Olive Ridley breeding centre here. The ideal time to visit the area, situated 40 km south of Kasaragod, is September to January.

Getting there

Nearest railway station: Nileswaram, about 6 km away

Nearest airport: Calicut International Airport, about 172 km

Location

Latitude: 12.270231, Longitude: 75.10643

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