Situated on the Chandragiri river, southeast of Kasaragod town, this town is known for its large 17th century fort built by Sivappa Naik of Bedanore. The Chandragiri fort, one of a chain of forts built by the same ruler, offers breathtaking view of the meandering Chandragiri river and the Arabian Sea. It is a vantage point to watch the sunset. There is a mosque nearby. The ancient Kizhur state temple at Chandragiri has an annual festival called Pattu Utsavam.
Chandragiri Cruises - 10 km from Bekal
A cruise in a speed boat down the picturesque Chandragiri river, takes you around evergreen islands and coconut palm groves. The boarding point is conveniently located beside the Chandragiri bridge.