Things To Do In Bekal

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1. Bekal Fort

Bekal Fort
Must visit 4.2 /5

3 km
from city center
1 out of 12
Things To Do in Bekal

Built almost 300 years ago, Bekal Fort is considered as one of the largest and most preserved forts in Kerala. Narrating a story of its past, the stands in its full glory visited by numerous visitors every year.

2. Bekal Beach

Bekal Beach
Must visit 3.6 /5

4 km
from city center
2 out of 12
Things To Do in Bekal

Covering a huge area of 35 acres, Bekal Fort Beach is considered as one of the best maintained beaches in Kasargod.

3. Kappil Beach

Kappil Beach
Must visit 3.5 /5

1 km
from city center
3 out of 12
Things To Do in Bekal

Spanning over an area of 25 acres; Kappil Beach is located 6 km away from the Bekal Fort. The beach bounded by plethora of picture perfect views will leave you absolutely spellbound.

4. The Bekal Hole Aqua Park

The Bekal Hole Aqua Park
3.2 /5

2 km
from city center
4 out of 12
Things To Do in Bekal

The Bekal Hole Aqua Park is an adventure park which offers various forms of water rides to its visitors.

5. Valiyaparamba Backwaters

Valiyaparamba Backwaters
3.2 /5

41 km
from city center
5 out of 12
Things To Do in Bekal

Valiyaparamba Backwaters serves as a major fishing centre in the region. This stretch of backwater is one of most scenic in Kerala.

6. Nityanandashram Caves

Nityanandashram Caves
3.2 /5

14 km
from city center
6 out of 12
Things To Do in Bekal

Nityanandashram Caves are a set of 45 caves containing the panchaloha sculpture of Swami Nityananda, which are definitely worth a visit.

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7. Ananthapura Temple

Ananthapura Temple
3.2 /5

19 km
from city center
7 out of 12
Things To Do in Bekal

Ananthapura Temple is the only lake temple open to all visitors.

8. Chandragiri fort

Chandragiri fort
3.7 /5

6 km
from city center
8 out of 12
Things To Do in Bekal

Chandragiri Fort was built in the 17th century, is in Kasaragod District of Kerala, south India. The fort is 46 m above sea level and occupies an area of about seven acres by the side of the river Payaswini. The fort is now left in ruins. (br) The fort has an eventful history as earlier, the river was considered to be the border of two powerful kingdoms, Kolathunadu and Thulunadu. When Thulunadu was captured by the Vijayanagara Empire, the Kolathunadu kings lost the Chandragiri region. Keladi Nayakas of Ikkeri took over the kingdom when the Vijayanagara Empire fell in the 16th century, Vengappa Nayaka declared independence. Later Shivappa Nayaka took over the reins who built a chain of forts, making Chandragiri as its part.

9. Nileswaram

3.2 /5

21 km
from city center
9 out of 12
Things To Do in Bekal

Nileswaram is a cultural centre where the Department of Archeology runs the traditional knowledge centre. The place is adjoining the backwaters and deltas offering a magnificent view to its visitors.

10. Hosdurg Beach

Hosdurg Beach
3.2 /5

13 km
from city center
10 out of 12
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Hosdurg Beach, rich in flora and fauna is a perfect place to explore with family and friends. One will find Casuarina orchards populating the beach.

11. Malik Deena Mosque

Malik Deena Mosque
3.2 /5

8 km
from city center
11 out of 12
Things To Do in Bekal

Malik Deena Mosque with typical Malabar style of architecture was built by Malik Ibn Deenar. The place is a must visit especially during the Uroos festival which is celebrated with great fervor.

12. Uroos Festival

Uroos Festival

12 out of 12
Things To Do in Bekal

The Uroos festival is celebrated after every three years in the Malik Dinar Mosque to commemorate the day of the Tabi'in's visit in Kerala. The Uroos is celebrated with much enthusiasm by the followers of Islam in the state, and people from other parts of the country who visit Bekal on this occasion.

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Can you suggest an itinerary for Bekal?

Day 1: On reaching Bekal, you can start your vacation by visiting the beautiful Bekal Beach. A walk along the stretch or just a dip will be very rejuvenating. After spending some time on the beach, you can head to Bekal fort to see the history unfold in front of the eyes. On your way back, you can stop at Kappi beach to appreciate the beautiful picturesque stretch.

Day 2: On the second day, head to experience the Bekal backwaters. Getting there is slightly tricky but worth all the efforts taken. The houseboats need not be booked in advance.

How can I commute within Bekal?

Buses, Autorickshaws, local taxis, car rentals or on foot. Be open to taking house-boats to some places.
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What are the top sightseeing places in Bekal?

The top sightseeing places in Bekal are Bekal Fort, Bekal Beach, Kappil Beach, The Bekal Hole Aqua Park, Valiyaparamba Backwaters, Nityanandashram Caves.
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