Bekal going students can have their industrial visit at Kasargod District; Kasargod District which is uniquely known for its Linguistics Culture offers industrial visit at government sponsored industrial institution such as, Central Plantation Crops Research Institute under the Indian Council of Agricultural Research and Malabar Milma.
It’s quite literally heaven on Earth at Bekal, a natural wonder in Kerala. Endowed with crystal-clear azure waters of the Arabian Sea, the splendid Bekal Beach, located on the shoreline of Pallikkara village of Kasaragod, is known for stunning beauty and unspoilt elegance.
The imposing fort at Bekal is one of the biggest pulls for visitors to this beach. The 300-year-old for, shaped like a giant key-hole, is one of the largest and best-preserved forts in Kerala. Today Bekal allures visitors willing to enjoy backwaters, hill destinations and water sport facilities nearby.
Sights to See
Spread over 40 acres of land standing the tough trials of the waves is the largest fort in the state of Kerala – the Bekal Fort. The ever enchanting charm of the pristine and sandy beaches, its crashing waves and winds all tell the tale of a renowned history guarded inside the mighty walls of this 300 year old fort. Built by the rulers of the ancient Kadampa dynasty, the fort changed hands over the years to the Kolathiri Rajas, the Vijayanagar Empire, Tipu Sultan and finally, the British East India Company.Kappil Beach
An unexplored heaven on earth, Kappil Beach is one of the best kept secrets of God’s own country. The beach covers an area of about twenty-five acres land and it is the most exciting location to relax and enjoy. The wide, sweeping stretch of silver sands, fringed by thick groves of casuarinas and total solitude of the surroundings all set to realize your dream. This sun-drenched beach is a perfect getaway after a hectic tour of the nearby Bekal Fort, some six km away. The Kodi cliff provides an ideal spot for the adventurous souls and offers a panoramic view of the Arabian Sea.
One of the oldest and important temples in Kasaragod, the Mallikarjuna temple is devoted to lord Shiva known here by the name Mallikarjuna. The temple is situated in the heart of the Kasaragod city near the taluk office.
Malik Deenar Mosque
The historic Malik Deenar Juma Masjid built in the typical Kerala style is believed to have been founded by Malik Ibn Deenar. The mosque, Juma Masjid, which is one of the best kept and most attractive in the Kasaragod district, is located at Thalankara.
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- Kasaragod Dairy
- Central Plantation Crops Research Institute
And many More Industries for more information see state wise list of Industries
The Bekal Fort Beach
The Bekal fort beach is beautiful with stunning white sand and pristine water all around it. The lure of this beach is simply too big to resist. The beach gets illuminated during the evening hours so that tourists can spend more time at the beach even after the sun sets.
Valiyaparamba Backwaters (30 km)
About 30 km away from Bekal lay the Valiyaparmba Backwaters which is one of the most scenic backwaters in Kerala. It includes Kunnuveedu beach and Padanna beach. The backwater is also dotted with numerous islands. It also offers enticing boat cruises. Valiyaparamba hinterland is separated from mainland and is one of the important fishing centres of Kerala.
Hosdurg Fort (15 km)
The Hosdurg Fort with its round bastions looks imposing from distance. Somashekara Nayaka of Keladi Nayaka dynasty of Ikkeri built the fort. The place was made well known by the Nithyanandasram, an internationally recognized spiritual centre with 45 caves.
How would you like to travel?
- 16 km from Kasaragod
- 60 km from Mangalore
- 180 km from Kozhikode
- 8 km from Kanhangad