Kariyad: Mahe river, fondly called the Mayyazhipuzha, is all set to attract tourists. The Malanad-Malabar Cruise Tourism project has commenced in the Mayyazhipuzha.
The mega tourism project will be implemented connecting the waterbodies and coastal areas between Mahe river and Chandragiri river.
As part of the project, construction activities of boat jetties have commenced at Peringathoor, Kariyad and Monthal.
The project is estimated an expense of Rs 5.5 crore. Martial arts tourism is proposed at Mahe river. Boats equipped with advanced technologies will be used for cruise.
The Malanad-Malabar Cruise Tourism project explores various features like boat journey with local history, culture, arts, music, rituals and traditions, worship centers, martial arts, crafts, scenic beauty, mangrove forests and food delicacies.
It is expected that domestic and international tourists will be attracted to the project.