Chandragiri River, Kasargod

Situated near the confluence of the Payaswini River and the Arabian Sea, the Chandragiri Village is known for its large 17th century fort built by Sivappa Naik of Bedanore. The Chandragiri Fort, one among a chain of forts built by the same ruler, perched atop a hill is in ruins now. But the location offers a breathtaking view of the convergence of the river and the Arabian Sea. The place is a vantage point to watch the sunset from the ancient Kizhur State Temple at Chandragiri, which celebrates the annual festival called Pattu Utsavam. Chandragiri is situated 4 km from Bekal.

Nearby Attractions:

Chandragiri Cruises: Boat trips to nearby islands and palm groves. Boarding Point – Chandragiri Bridge.
Chandragiri Boat Club: The Boat Club offers speed boat rides, houseboat cruises, island camping and wildlife tours in the hinterlands. Fishermen near the Chandragiri Bridge will give you a ride on the backwaters and arrange trips to nearby islands.

NH17 passes through the Kasaragod district. One can reach the district easily from Kannur side as it enters the district at Kalikadavu. The highway passes through the main towns such as Kanhangad (28km), Kumbla (14km) and then enters Karnataka state at Thalappadi (35km) and reaches Mangalore (55km).
Mangalore Airport (Karnataka) about 67 km
Railway Station:
Kasaragod, about 7 km

Tourist Place to Visit in Kasargod District, Kerala