Located in Kozhikode District
, Kakkayam is 45 km east of Kozhikode
. Urakkuzhi, a scenic waterfalls, forms one of prime attractions. The place is a perfect base for trekking and rock climbing.
Beypore and Ferok to the south, Varakkal to the west and Mavur to the east are the major surrounding places.
Calicut Airport and Kozhikode Railway Station are the nearest access points. Accommodation facilities are available in the vicinity. The best time to visit here is from November to April.