Heritage

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At a distance of 27 km from Kasaragod, 72 km from Mangalore, 77 km from Kannur, Bekal Fort is an ancient fort situated at Bekal in Kerala. Along the shores of Arabian Sea, it is the best preserved fort in Kerala and among the top visited Kerala tourist places.

Bekal Fort happens to be the biggest fort of Kerala spreading over 40 acres. This fort is more than 300 years old and is believed to have been built in the 1650's by Sivappa Naik of the Ikkeri dynasty. There is also another belief that it was originally built by Kolathiri Rajas and was captured by Sivappa Naik. The fort was occupied by Hyder Ali of Mysore in 1763 AD and later by the British. Being the source of attraction for historians and tourists, the Bekal Fort was declared as the special tourism area by the Government of India in the year 1992.

The Bekal Fort is a keyhole-shaped lofty structure that stands still against the rocky shores of the Arabian Sea. The fort has .....

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Beach

#2 of 2 Places to Visit in Kasaragod

At a distance of 2 km from Bekal Fort, 28 km from Kasaragod, 3 km from Mangalore & 78 km from Kannur, Bekal Fort Beach is a beautiful sea beach on the Malabar Coastline of Kerala. Situated near Bekal Fort, it is one of the best Kerala Beaches and among the top places to visit near Kannur.

Bekal Beach is one of the best maintained beaches in this region. Swaying palm trees along the ridges of the beach, its evergreen outlook, the turquoise water of the Arabian Sea, and the tranquility that exists in and around Bekal Beach makes it a much sought-after beach in Kerala. Along with the historic Bekal Fort, this sandy retreat leaves an everlasting impression in the minds of its visitors.

There is a Bekal Beach Park with fascinating walkway made for the visitors to view the scenic beauty of the coastal line and relish the panoramic view of the Bekal Fort. Bekal Beach Park is the extension of Bekal Beach on the other side of the fort. On the actual Bekal Beach swimming is not allowed .....

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Most Asked Questions on Kasaragod


  • What is the best season to visit Kasaragod?

    Being a coastal town. The summers are hot and humid while winters are cool and pleasant. So, September to January is the best time to visit Kasaragod. Monsoon season receives heavy rainfall and thus is not recommended as a right time to visit the place.

  • How many days are required to visit Kasaragod?

    Kasaragod takes atleast half day to full day to visit the most important attractions. Kasaragod can be mixed with near by wonderful destinations like Mangalore, Kannur, Udupi and Coorg by adding few additional days to your trip.

  • What is the budget required to visit Kasaragod?

    Budget of Kasaragod trip depends on the trip duration and category of hotel you choose for your stay along with the kind of vehicle you prefer. Kasaragod Tour Packages offered by Trawell.in start from as low as INR 5700 per person for a 2D/1N trip and from INR 8600 per person for 3D/2N vacation.

  • What are some must visit places & things to do while visiting Kasaragod?

    Ensure to cover most important Places to visit Kasaragod like Bekal Fort, Bekal Fort Beach, etc. Mangalore which is around 54 km from Kasaragod and can be visited along with Kasaragod.