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Kasargod

3.3 / 5 45 votes

State rank: 39 out of 40 Places To Visit In Kerala


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Ideal duration: 1 day

Best time: Sep-Jan (Read More)

Nearest Airport: Mangalore (Check Flights)

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Kasargod Tourism

Kasargod is a small town lying on the sea coast displaying a delightful blend of various religions, culture and bounty of nature. Blessed with majestic forts, lofty hills, meandering rivers and golden beaches, the town oozes charm and tranquility from every aspect.

Kasargod is also known for its rich and glorious past, is considered to be home to some of the best preserved forts in Kerala. The variety of art and culture of the town speaks volume about its diversity. In fact, one can hear about seven languages spoken in the town, Tulu, Malayalam, Kannada, Tamil and Konkani being the most famous ones. Adorned with several tourist attractions, pleasant winter season and booming coir and handloom industry, the beautiful town of Kasargod is a worth a visit.

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Kasargod is a small town in the state of Kerala. It is situated five hundred and eighty-five kilometres to the north of Thiruvananthapuram and fifty kilometres to the south of Mangalore. Kasargod is located at the northern tip of Kerala with the Western Ghats in its east, twelve rivers flowing through it and the Arabian Sea to its west. The Western Ghats run collateral to the Arabian Sea and forms an almost continuous wall of mountains to the east. Low cliffs and stretches of sand alternatively environ the shoreline. Travellers will also get to see plenty of coconut trees that are characteristic of coastal areas.

Other than being a place of panoramic view, Kasargod also offers the tourists a taste of its rich cultural heritage. Visitors can see various patterns of art adorning the monuments and temples there, showing the evidence of the presence of a vast culture. Kasargod is often elucidated as 'the land of seven languages', which are Malayalam, Beary, Tulu, Kannada, Konkani, Marathi and Urdu. There is a widespread use of English too. Kasargod receives moderate rainfall but gets extremely warm during the summers. It has a huge amount of places of interest that can be visited by tourists while they are vacationing there.

Located in Kerala, a South Indian state, South Indian cuisine is the pre-dominant cuisine in the town. Fish fry, Banana chips and Payasam are the must try things in the town.
Also there is no way that you are visiting south and do not have coconut water.

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Day 1 - You can start your expedition by visiting the Bekal Fort. Post lunch, schedule a trip to Trikkanad.
Day 2 - Visit the Pallikere Beach during early morning hours. Once you freshen up, you can go to see the Lake Temple, which is the only lake temple in Kerala. Post lunch, you can either visit Kanchan Junga, a picturesque village or go to see the Bela Church, a gothic style Roman Catholic church.

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Kasargod Reviews

8 months ago by Kumar Kislay

- Carry a pair of sport shoes for there will be a lot of walking and hiking around.- Make sure you take proper precautions before indulging in any sports activity including swimming and boating.- Plan your trip in winter season as summers experience scorching heat and high humidity.



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A very scenic and enthralling destination. Amazing place to relax.

  What's not so Great?

Is not ideal for summer holidays.

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Kasargod is the ideal place for those who looking for an offbeat destination in the Southern part of India. It can be visited by people living in Karnataka and Tamil Nadu.

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Kasargod is well connected by roads and rail to other major cities but not by air. (Read More)

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