Kasargod is a blessed district and northern most Kerala. The splashing and oozing rivers, magnificient forts, lush green hills, soothing water ways, plush greenery, enchanting Arabian sea and picturesque scenic beauty of engulfing vista visions made Kasargod as an outstanding tourist destination of Kerala. The majestic rivers Talapadi and Trikaripur flows through this verdant land and heightens the ambrosial aura of this town. Apart from its dazzling nature beauty, Kasagod is rich in culture and tradition which is unadulterated by modernization.
Must See Places
It is one of the well maintained and preserved fort in Kerala, constructed during 16th century by Shivappa Nayak , a local chieftain. The panoramic vistas of fringing country side is excellently seen from this fort which is perched on top of a hill at an altitude of 39 meters from sea level. One can reach Bekal fort around 16 km from Kasargod. The circle shaped fort is built with huge laterite blocks and must visit place in Kasargod.
Ananthapura Lake Temple
The single most lake temple in Kerala located around 15 km from Kasargod. The sacred temple is encircled by pure and clear water of the pristine lake offers a majestic view to tourists. The connecting bridge is used to access the temple dedicated to Lord Padmanabha and considered the original seat of iodl of Sri Padmanabha Swami temple n Thiruvanathaputram. It is an important Hindus pilgrimage filled with scenic beauty.
Other Prominent Places
Sri Manantheswara Vinayaka temple, Manjakuddam temple, Thapotsavam, Kappl beach, Kanwatheera beach and Bekal Hole Aqua park are other most visited tourist attractions of Kasargod.
How to reach Kasargod
Mangalore airport is nearest one, located 50 km from Kasargod.
The awe-inspiring scenic beauty is enjoyed in train journey. Kasargod railway station is well connected to numerous towns of Kerala and major cities of India.
Road travelling is enables to witness beautiful landscapes throughout the journey. State owned and private run buses are frequently available to reach Kasargod.
In Summer the temperature ranges from 17 °C to 28 °C and in Winter 10 °C to 18 °C. Best visited from July to March.