Beypore is about 10 kms from CALICUT, at the port of Chaliyar River. Beypore was once a globally renowned port for spice trade. This historic port was formerly known as VAYIPURA and VADAPARANPANADU. TIPPU SULTHAN named the town as “SULTHAN PATTANAM”.Even though Beypore has lost much of its glory its still a lively fishing harbor.
Beypore for centuries (almost 1500 years) was a hub for ship building. It is still famous for its country crafts called 'URU' (Arabian trading vessel) built by traditional ship builders.
Beypore is just 20 minutes drive from CALICUTcity. Regular cruise service to the Lakshwadeep Islands are available at the port. One-hour boat ride through the
CHALIYAR RIVER is conducted daily after 2.30pm by the district tourism promotion council. House boats and floating restaurants are also available at Beypore.