Chithari Backwaters Kanhangad, Kasaragod

Chithari coastal village at Kasaragod district is located 4 KM away from Kanhangad City and 5 KM away from Bekal Fort. Malayalam, Kannada, Urudu and Tulu are spoken people here. The Chithari river which start from the eastern hills fall to arabian sea covering three part of Chithari. Green and beautiful, a little effaced by the historic Bekal Fort and beach, Chithari is an emerging tourist destination. The west side end on 3 Km long Chithari beach and east side on Chalingal Cashew plant, Some of the part of Chithari has acquired to Bekal Fort toursim project to develop as boat journey, sunbathing and others.

The name ‘Chithari‘ mean “River rounded place” is derived from chuttum Arru (Arru = river) while years changed to decade the name Chithari Tourist Spots of place get changed. 

The island is accessible by boat or wooden canoes the locals use. A part of the Bekal Tourism Project, this backwaters has all the makings of a mega tourist destination.

Kanjangad (4 kms away)
Mangalore, about 50 km away
Railway Station:
Kanjangad Railway Station, 5km away.

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