The northern most tip of
Kerala, Kasargod is known for it's coir and handloom industries. Grey rocks
and barren land amidst dense vegetation and calm lagoons, the place
has an unique aura about it.
travellers usually head to Bekal, 16 km south of the Highway. The
tall observation towers of Bekal Fort (Once huge cannon emplacements
belonging to the Kadampa Dynasty), offers a panoramic view of the Lakshadweep
Another fort is at Chandragiri,
south-east of Kasargod.
District Area - 1992 sq
Temperature - (Annual Mean)
27.35 deg C
Rainfall (Annual) - 344
Clothing - Tropical
Tourist Season - August
The nearest airport is at
Mangalore, 50 km away. Cochin Airport is 420 kn south. It has a railway
station linked to several inportant towns. Motorable roads connect Kasargod
to towns in neighbouring Karnataka and towns in Kerala.
Kochi - 432 km, Thiruvananthapuram
- 654 km, Calicut - 208 km, Mangalore - 52 km.