Bekal is the most important place in kasargod and the bekal fort stands testimony to the rich history of this land .
It is believed that the Bekal fort might have existed even from early days of the Chirakkal Rajas for the fact that it was common in those days to build a fort for the purpose of defense. Many of the old royal palaces have forts to protect them from the enemies.The area may seem idyllic having a beach and a backwater stretch but for those who want to explore there are plenty of options
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Aralam Wildlife Sanctuary
(120 km from Bekal) :
Elephants, sloth, bears, sambars, mousedeer etc. can be found in this 55 sq.km sanctuary
(105 km from Bekal) Kerala's only drive-in beach; 4 km long; a swimmer's paradise.
Parassinikadavu (68 km from Bekal)
Famed for the Muthappan Temple, where Muthappan Theyyams are performed every morning and evening.
Wayanad (150 km from Bekal):
Known for its picturesque hill stations, spice plantations, luxuriant forests; attractions include the Pookot Lake, Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary and Edakkal Caves.
Kappad Beach (165 km from Bekal):
Historic beach where Vasco da Gama landed on the 27 th of May, 1498.
Coorg (120 km from Bekal):
Hill station famous for rolling hills, forests, coffee plantations.
Nagarhole Wildlife Sanctuary:
643 sq. km of rich and varied flora and fauna.
65 km form Nagarhole Wildlife Sanctuary; famous for the Kabini River Lodge, formerly a Maharajah's hunting lodge.
Famed as the Southern seat of the orthodox Hindu hierarchy.
Mookambika (210 km from Bekal):
Famous for the Mookambika Temple, an important pilgrim centre of South India.
A Centre of Sanskrit learning; boasts of a beach.
Home to the famous Manjunatha Temple
The Hosdurg Beach:
It lies 23 km south of Kanjhangad in Kerala. Hosdurg Beach is a wide strip flowing along the side of the town. A huge mile covering dazing tawny sands, casuarina orchards and the picturesque cottages made out of thatched roofs, which appears resembling the transplant from the English shires are the striking spotlights of the Hosdurg Beach.
Getting there : Chandragiri is only a few minutes drive from Kasaragod town.
Chandragiri Kasargod - Nearest railway station : Kasaragod
Chandragiri Kasargod - Nearest airport : Mangalore about 50km from Kasaragod
Situated on the banks of the Chandragiri river in Kasaragod district this destination is known for its large 17 century fort. The fort offers a breathtaking view of the river and the Arabian sea. It is also a vantage point to watch the sunset. The ancient Kizhur temple nearby celebrates a grand annual festival called Pattutsavam.
Azhithala is a place where tejaswani river mouths the arbain sea. It is only 13 km away from the kangangad.located 25 km to south of bekal.
The vast Kanwatheertha beach is well known for its large ‘swimming pool-like formation’ of the Sea. This beach is widely regarded as a divine abode for swimmers. This neat and vast beach is located 3km north of manjeshwer.
Kappil Beach is located at about 7km from Bekal Fort in Kasargod District.This quite and isolated beach is a major tourist attraction. One can have a good view of the Arabian Sea from the nearby Kodi cliff. This sun-drenched beach is a perfect getaway after a hectic tour of the nearby Bekal Fort, some six kms away.Adventurous souls can even ascend the nearby Kodi cliff to get a panoramic view of the Arabian Sea.
(85 km from Kasaragod town)Situated 750 m above sea level, Ranipuram is famous for its trekking trails and varied vegetation - evergreen shola woods, monsoon forests and grasslands. This area was formerly known as Madathumala. The extensive forests of Madathumala merge with the forests of Karnataka. Ranipuram in its natural beauty is comparable to Ooty. Wild elephants can be seen wandering on the top of the mountains.
It is a rain forest located near Konnakkad and acts as an extension of the Ranipur Wildlife Sanctuary. The site is popular for trekking and is often referred to as the 'trekker’s paradise'. The site is home to many animals, including deer, elephant, pig and wild dogs.
Heavy hunting of wild animals for meat reported from kerala side border of this reserve forest.It is also a trekkers paradise.
kottancheri hills is a part of the western ghats in kasaragod district of kerala , south india . this is an area of rain forest near
- panathady reserve forest and kottancheri forests contiguous to talacaveri wildlife sanctuary of karanataka is to be includedin the new
- konnakkad and kottancheri hills are located within 20 kilometers from this locality. cherupuzha , a local trading center isabout 15
- kerala: kottancheri hills , kasaragod district kumily , idukki district mananthavady , wayanad district munnar , idukki district
- kottancheri hills - located near talakaveri which is the starting point of the kaveri river. it is 36 km from kanhangad town.