Relaxation of restrictions; Awakening of the tourism sector in the district
Awakening of the tourism sector in Kozhikode district by granting concessions on covid restrictions. Tourist centers that have been closed for months have been reopened to the public with bio bubble security in compliance with covid standards. Under the supervision of the District Tourism Promotion Council, Thushara Giri Eco-Tourism Center, Arippara Falls, Vadakara Sand Banks, and Sarovaram Biopark were opened under strict control.
Many peoples visit Vadakara Sand Banks and Kozhikode Sarovaram. Ticket revenue of Rs 7,000 was received on Sunday at Sandbanks. The average income on the sarovaram is six thousand rupees. Sandbanks were able to open because access was only possible through one door. Bio Buble security cannot be guaranteed as this is impossible on other beaches. Repairs are underway in Kappad. The Krishna Menon Museum in East Hill also began to receive visitors.
The operating hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday is a holiday. Admission will be allowed only afternoon on Wednesday. Visitors are allowed according to strict covid standards. The Butterfly Park on the museum grounds attracts tourists. The park was built with plants on 40 cents of land to breed the butterflies. The Regional Science Center is also open. Admission is daily from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Shows have not yet started in the 3D theaters at the Planetarium.
For admission, the covid Vaccination Certificate must be shown. Only those who have taken at least one dose of vaccine are allowed. All the staff here have been vaccinated. DTPC officials said bio-bubble security has been put in place at the centers. The entrance to Thusharagiri in Kodancherry is from 8 am to 5 pm. Trekking to two and three waterfalls is not permitted due to safety concerns. It is very crowded here. Kodancherry Arippara Falls is also open to tourists. Admission is allowed from 9am.