northernmost district of Kerala, kasargod is situated on the sea
coast bordered by hilly Kodagu and Mangalore districts of karnataka
on the east and north.
Fishing is a prime source of livelihood along with the coir and
With its unique natural and cultural attractions , Kasargod is
known as the land of Gods, forts, rivers ,hills and beautiful beaches.
The bekal fort, which stands on a 35 acre headland that runs into
the Arabian sea is the largest and the best preserved fort in the
CHANDRAGIRI (4 Kms from Kasargod town)
Situated on the Chandragiri river , southeast of Kasargod town,
this town is Known for its large 17th century for built by Sivappa
naik of Bedanore. The Chandragiri fort, one of a chain of forts
built by the same ruler , offers a breathtaking view of the river
and the Arabian sea. It is a vantage point to watch the sunset.
Boat trips to nearby islands and palm groves are possible. Boarding
point : Chandragiri bridge.
VALIYAPARAMBA (30 Km from Bekal Fort)
This is perhaps the most scenic backwater stretch in Kerala . Fed
by four rivers and dotted with numerous little islands. Valiyaparamba
is fast turning into a much favoured backwater resort that offers
enchanting boat cruises.