Valiyaparamba located at a distance of around 30 km from Bekal is a small island that shares border with the mighty Arabian Sea. The stretch of Island that forms a brilliance of backwater could be considered as one of the most important tourist spots around Kerala and due to its close proximity with other coastal lines. An island is formed and fed by four little island and the gradient current and constant flow helps in forming stretch of backwater where you can run into enjoy the glory of nature tantalize with horizon of corner.
Located on the western coast of Kerala, this small town of exquisite beauty is one that will charm you with its beauty. Kerala tour Packages brings to you the exotic holiday destination of Bekal that is filled with natural beauty such as the emerald backwaters, caves, golden sand filled beaches, forts and a variety of water sports. Tourism has flourished over the decades at this small town making it one of the most visited destinations in all of Kerala. So if you are looking to relax, lay back and rejuvenate yourself in the southern hemisphere of India, then Bekal is the place to be at.
Attractions in and around
Kerala tour packages offer you the best of Bekal by including its greatest attractions such as:-
this beach unlike other beaches of Kerala is surrounded by grassy fields along with sand filled beaches making it an excellent spot to spend quality time with your family or loved one. One can enjoy picnics, sun bathing and swims in the sea when at the famed Bekal beach. The beach is also a great place to take leisurely walks with your loved ones while taking in the cool sea breeze and admiring the scenic beauty of the watery horizon.
this fort is known exquisitely for its key hole shape as well as its antiqueness. The fort is also the largest fort in Kerala which spreads over 40 acres of land. The view of the Arabian Sea that one can get from the fort is a panoramic one and makes a great spot to take photographs from. The fort was originally built as a garrison that stored water and ammunition in times of war. The main features of the fort includes an observation tower, magazine for ammunition storage, mounts for cannons, a water storage tank, wide steps to make maneuvering and moving about easier etc.
a journey to Kerala without a tour of its emerald backwaters can be considered to be incomplete, so when at Bekal be sure to visit the Valiyaparamba backwaters and complete your ideal tour of Kerala. The backwaters here have houseboats, canoes and boats plying over them which you can rent to take a cruise of the extensive channels and canals that run throughout the area. There are nearby islands that you can visit when on a cruise of the backwaters. This probably is one of the most interesting and fulfilling activity to experience when here.
aloof from the hustle and bustle of the urbanized modern world this is a place you would definitely want to visit if you are looking for an escape from day to day life.
this is another beach that is worth visit in Bekal. The beach is a rocky one which makes swimming out of the question but the scenic beauty of the place is definitely a spellbinding one.
Of the many indulgences in activities that you can find at Bekal some of the best known ones are:
you can shop to your heart’s content at Bekal as it has some of the most extensive shopping streets in Kerala. These shopping streets make the best place to grab souvenirs and mementos for your friends and family.
this is a pleasant activity that you can indulge in when here. Explore the various places of Bekal via the ferry which cruises around the backwaters smoothly giving you enough time to see the sights and sounds of Bekal.
this particular water sport is one of the moist famed activities in Bekal. Exhilarating and adrenaline pumping are the apt words to describe this activity, if you are an adrenaline enthusiast this is the perfect sport for you.
If you are planning to dine out in Bekal, you would probably not get many restaurants in this small town. Although it has a limited dining options but these restaurants will surely allure you with its flavoursome and scrumptious cuisines. This small town is famous for its steamed and fried preparations that you must try and taste. If you want to satisfy foodie in you with some delicious and spicy Keralite cuisines, Bekal has some good options that you should check.
Mallikarjuna Temple is regarded as one of the oldest and scared temples of South India. The temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva an idol of Shiva is placed inside the temple. It is believed that this idol was adorned by Arjun (3rd of the Pandava brothers of the Hindu epic Mahabharata). An idol of Lord Ganapathy is also placed inside the temple. On the south of the temple Kumbla River flow flawlessly. Throughout the year, a large number of devotees arrive in the temple for salvation purpose and offer poojas for the fulfillment of their wishes and desires.
Malik Dinar Mosque located at a distance of around 14 km from Bekal is one of the chronological mosques of entire Kerala and as a religious institution it is considered as one of the mainline mosque, responsible for spreading Islam in Kasargod, where it held its ground. The mosque was founded or discovered by Malik Ibn Dinar and it is on his name the mosque has been named. The Juma Masjid in this context should be talked about because where grave of Malik Dinar is to be found who is considered as associates of Islamic Prophet Muhammad.
Located in Kasaragod district along the Malabar shore, Kappil is a preety small beach destination where the images of the coconut grooves, fishermen going out for the day fishing, small boats used by the locals for commute and the beautiful scenery of the land and the sea comes to the picture. It is a small but beautiful destination known for its tranquil and soothing atmosphere along with the beach that are a perfect gateway for one who is looking for to enjoy time away in the inviting ambiance of nature and the serene waves of the beach.
Bekal is a small but beautiful town located in Northern region of Kerala. The town is a popular tourist destination and is well-known for backwaters and water sport activities, beautiful beach and a well preserved fort. This beautiful tourist spot attracts a large number of travelers from different geographical regions of India. It offers numerous attractions embedded in customary Keralite warmth which add an unforgettable experience to visitors’ life.
Nestled close to the confluence of the Payaswini River and the mighty Arabian Sea, the Chandragiri Village located in the Kasaragod district of Kerala is known for famous Chandragiri fort built by Sivappa Naik of Bedanore in late 17 century. The Chandragiri Fort in Kasaragod is one among a chain of forts constructed by the same emperor in different regions of India. The location of the fort offers a spectacular view of the union of the Payaswini River and the Arabian Sea. This fort is also well-known for its architectural work.