Kasaragod

  • Bekal Fort and much more to explore!!

Kasaragod

Kasaragod, a distinctive region where the beautiful Kerala, the dream land Tulunadu and the estate regions of Coorg intersect. Known for its coir and handloom industries, the land of Kasaragod is filled with towering hills, sprawling water bodies, enchanting forts, religious shrines and shiny beaches.  Kasaragod is also known for its linguistic culture and is famed for its seven major languages spoken within the region and hence has been felicitated with the title ‘Spathabhasha Sangamabhoomi’. Often called as the Land of the Lords and Forts, Kasaragod offers a variety of destinations that enhances the beauty of the region..

Tourist Places in Kasaragod

Bekal Fort: Spread over a vast land of 40 acres, the Bekal Fort is the largest fort in Kerala. Some of the rare constructions found here are the water-tank with its flight of steps, the tunnel opening to the south, the ammunition magazine for and the broad steps leading to the Observation Tower. Apart from the above, the zigzag puzzle form entrances and trenches bear witness to the ancient Defense strategies adopted during the time. Another unique fact of this fort is the co–existing temple dedicated to Lord Hanuman and an old mosque stands to this date as a spectator to the religious harmony during the golden era.

Chandragiri Fort: Spread over seven acres and built during the 15th century, the Chandragiri Fort is known for its large squarish structure. With the backdrop of river Payaswani, the fort although in a state of ruins offers an amazing picturesque view. The river coastlines and the orange setting sun adds a exceptional glamour to the fort.

Ananthapura Lake Temple: With a temple in the middle, the Ananthapura Lake Temple is the only lake temple in Kerala. Believed to be the original seat (Moolasthanam) of Lord Ananthapadmanabha Swami (Padmanabhaswamy temple) Thiruvananthapuram, legend has it that this is the original site where Lord Ananthapadmanabha settled down. Tourists and visitors may also get a chance to meet Babia, the guardian crocodile of the cave in the right end corner of the lake.

Madhur Temple: Also known as the Madhanenshwara Temple, Lord Shiva abodes in this holy shrine. The Ganapathy statue found on the walls of the Garbhagriha (sanctum sanctorum) was drawn by a priest’s son, while playing. Legend says that as day passed by it became big and fat; so that the boy called Ganapathi as “boddajja” or “bodda ganesha”. Being the greatest temple of Lord Shiva, it is also one of the most famous among the six temples in Tulunadu.

Ranipuram: Famed as the Ooty of Kerala, Ranipuram is a hill station that lies 750 meters above sea level. The ambience of the forest and the cloud engulfed hill tops and not to mention the obvious mesmerizing and breathtaking scenery that makes this trekking experience worth every bit of the trip. With elephants and leopards as occasional visitors, butterflies and birds can be found in abundance in these regions.

Kappil Beach: A remote and yet to be explored beach, where nature unfolds its beauty in the most mesmerizing manner. With the Kodi cliff, the Arabian Sea and Pallikunnam temple as the backdrop, one could simply find a unique sense of calmness and silence. Being one of the cleanest and unpolluted beaches of Kerala, the Kappil Beach, is growing into a tourist spot.

Tejaswani-Valiyaparamba Backwaters: The Tejaswani-Valiyaparamba Backwaters with its coconut and arecanut grooves and green leafy bays offers an amazing scenic beauty. Tejaswani-Valiyaparamba Backwaters is a large backwater stream that is filled with surprises. A tiny island that goes by the name Idayilakkadu is well known for its serpent groves and the presence of monkeys.

How to Reach Kasaragod

  • ROAD
  • RAIL
  • AIR

Bangalore to Kasaragod Route:Bangalore-Hassan-Sakaleshpur-Kasaragod. Bangalore to Kasaragod distance is 370 km, covered in 7 h 20 min.

Calicut to Kasaragod Route:Calicut-Vadakara-Kannur-Kasaragod. Calicut to Kasaragod distance is 205 km, covered in 5 h.

Kasaragod district has a railway station of its own (KGQ) that is located on the Kozhikode-Mangalore-Mumbai route.

Nearest airport Kasaragod is Mangalore - IXE, which is 70 km away. Calicut International Airport - CCJ is 200 km away

Best Time to Visit Kasaragod

Mostly carrying a humid, moist and tropical weather through the year, September to May months are ideal to visit Kasaragod region.

Distance to Kasaragod

From Place Distance (in Km)
Bangalore 370 km
Calicut 205 km
Mangalore 55 km
Cochin 370 km

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Bangalore Mysore Ooty Tour Packages

Bangalore Mysore Ooty Tour Packages by Car is organised with customized stay options and transfers for the entire trip by Groowynd Holidays, a tour operator with operational presence in Mysore and Kerala, that has consecutively won the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Award for the last 4 Years. Bangalore Mysore Ooty Holiday Package includes 6 days of sightseeing and 5 nights of stay at the below-mentioned destinations. Bangalore Mysore Ooty Trip can also be done in 5 days, if you are short of days. An AC Cab is provided for our guests exclusively for the entire trip. Pick up/drop points can be customized based on the client’s requirement, to reduce their travel time. The same cab will be used for the entire trip including airport/station transfers. Accommodation is provided in Standard, Deluxe, Deluxe Plus, Premium or Luxury categories. This Karnataka – Tamilnadu tourism package is also ideal for those who are looking for a Bangalore Mysore Ooty Tour Packages from Mumbai, Pune, Hyderabad, Chennai or Delhi. The nearest airport / rail head for this tour is the Kempegowda International Airport at Bangalore (BLR) or the Bangalore City (SBC) railway station respectively. Bangalore Mysore Ooty tour package price is available on request. You can post a query to us by clicking on button ‘Send Enquiry’

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Places to Visit in Mysore

Mysore holds a prominent position in the Tourist Map of South India. The main attraction of Mysore is the Mysore Palace, the great heritage of the city. Mysore is also famous for Mysore Silks, handicrafts and its rich culture. Mysore Dasara Festival celebrated in October is an event which attracts many tourists to this wonderful city. Bangalore to Mysore distance is 145 km, covered in 3.5 hours. There are many tourist destinations near Mysore within 3 hours journey like Coorg, Kabini, Wayanad, Chickmagalur, Bandipur, Ooty, Belur-Halebidu etc. Tourist Places in Mysore covered in Bangalore Mysore Coorg Holiday Package are Mysore Palace, Brindavan Garden, Jaganmohan Palace, St Philomena’s Church, Mysore Zoo, Karanji Lake. Places to visit in Srirangapatnam also can be included, which is within 20 km from Mysore.

 

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Mysore Palace

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Places to Visit in Ooty

Ooty is one of the most popular hill stations of South India, located on the Nilgiri hills. With it’s cool climate even in summer period, it’s one of the best places for unwind. Ooty is famous for the great views of the Western Ghats, green landscapes, lakes and tea gardens that will always make you wanting for more. One of the main attractions in Ooty, The Ooty Rose garden houses the largest collection of roses in the country. Other Tourist Places of Ooty featured in Bangalore Mysore Ooty Tour by Cab are Mudumalai Wildlife Sanctuary, Ooty Lake, Botanical Garden, Tea Museum, Doddabetta Peak, Moutain Train of Ooty, Sim’s Park, Dolphin’s Nose etc.

 

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Places to Visit in Bangalore

Bangalore, also known as Bengaluru is famous for being an extensive IT hub, is the nation’s leading Information Technology exporter. It is also known for its luscious green surroundings and a city that does not sleep. Bangalore is a must visit destination in the South of India and a wonderful place for shopping.  Major places to visit in Bangalore which are covered on our Bangalore Mysore Ooty tour packages trip are Lal Bagh, Vishweshwara Museum, Iskcon Temple, Tippu Summer Palace, Wonderla etc.

 

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Sightseeing Places in Coorg:
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  • Raja’s Seat (Amazing view point near Madikeri, apt to visit in evening, Raja’s Seat means  – Seat of the King).
  • Madikeri Fort (Situated in Madikeri Town, built in last quarter of the 17th century).
  • Nisargadhama (It is a Chain of islands reachable through a dangling bridge, the best place for soft trekking within greens).
  • Golden Temple (Known as Namdroling Monastery, situated near Kushalnagar is a monastery reflecting the Tibetan Style of Architecture).
  • Dubare Elephant Camp (Dubare Elephant camp is a place you can watch them very closely, give a bath to Elephant and elephant rides available).
  • Mandalpatti Drive (Visit the sunset view at Mandalpatti, go to the top in an adventurous drive in a jeep).
  • River Rafting in Coorg (If you are visiting in the right season, river rafting can also be done in Coorg).
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