Bekal Tour Packages
Bekal is a location renowned for its serene waters that deepen its tranquility and its lengthy history
Bekal is a place known for its rich history and placid waters that add depth to its serenity; it is a pleasantly old-fashioned town in Kasaragod district that is situated in the northernmost part of the Malabar Coast. Bekal Fort is among the largest forts in Kerala which should definitely be on your itinerary for your Bekal holiday packages. The fort, backwaters and the beaches surrounding it are popular among tourists - which also made its appearance in regional and national films.
The region of Kasaragod is a hub of commercial activity which brought traders and invaders alike since its inception. It is known as Sapta Bhasa Sangama Bhoomi or the land of seven languages i.e. Malayalam, Beary, Tulu, Kannada, Konkani, Marathi and Urdu. You can visit Veena World to learn more about the prices and activities that are included in Bekal tour packages.
Travellers who want to reach Bekal by air can take a flight to the airport in Mangalore which is the closest airport to the town of Bekal. For road travellers, Kasaragod and Kanhangad are the major railroad stations that are fairly close to Bekal - set out with Veena World’s Bekal packages and explore this marvellous town.
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The region of Kasaragod was a significant trading centre since the 9th century and the Arab traders frequently visited the coast between the 9th and 14th centuries to obtain spices and other precious items. So if you are a person who is fond of history then adding Bekal travel packages to your list of exploration might be just what you need for a spark. As we progress with the timeline we see that after the 14th century, European traders invaded the region which then followed the decline of the mighty Vijayanagara Empire in the battle of Talikota in 1565. To lose yourself while you immerse in the trip can be a profound experience that Bekal packages could offer. It is also believed that the dance traditions of Theyyam have stories and narratives that depict the conflict between the Kolathiri and the Vijayanagara rulers.
The Nayakas rose to prominence in the Bekal region as they understood its political and economic importance which led them to turn the region into a military base just so they could exert their power over the Malabar Coast. The Chandragiri fort which is located nearby was also constructed during this period with laterite rocks and houses an eye-catching watchtower which gives you another reason to choose Bekal vacation packages for sightseeing or simply exploring.
The continuous war and effort over the years for power and control came to a halt for the time being in the 18th century when Hyder Ali, the ruler of Mysore dominated the entire Kerala and brought all other forts under his control including Bekal. Apart from sightseeing planning your holiday with Bekal packages can enhance your insight of the stories we tell and the stories we see. Subsequently, after the death of Hyder Ali in 1782, Tipu Sultan took over the kingdom and built a strong military base with an observation tower. However, he died in 1799 after he fought valiantly with the British and Bekal fell into the hands of the East India Company.
Tour packages for Bekal include multiple of things as it is famous for its forts, beaches, and pilgrim centers as this serene place is known as the land of Gods. Below are the few places that one can include in their itinerary for holiday packages in Bekal.
- Bekal Fort and Beach
- Chandragiri Fort
- Ananthapura Lake Temple
- Malik Dinar Mosque
- Hosdurg Beach
Bekal Fort and Beach: The fort was constructed around 300 years ago and is regarded as one of the best-preserved forts of Kerala. The Fort spreads over 40 acres with massive walls about 12 meters in height and was built with laterite stones. You can also customize your holiday packages as Bekal Fort is a popular tourist destination all year round. Moreover, the palm trees that surround the beach offer an outstanding view with the Fort and ocean in the background.
Chandragiri Fort: Immersed in rich history, the fort is situated on the hill, offering people the opportunity to ponder over the sunset from the ancient Kizhur Shiva Temple. Apart from that, the tour packages for Bekal have plenty of water activities and offer cruise rides from Chandragiri Bridge where you can board boat trips to nearby islands and palm groves.
Ananthapura Lake Temple: This is the only lake temple in Kerala an attractive ancient 9th-century Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu. You need to be here in Bekal including this in your holiday packages to believe the things you read because the temple also has another interesting tale of the guardian crocodile named Babia who people believe is the local guardian and messenger of the temple. Though devotees take baths but there is no recorded history of Babia harming the devotees.
Malik Deenar Mosque: The architecture has a regional style of Kerala and is said to have been founded by Malik Ibn Deenar who people believed to be one of the first Muslims to have come to India. The Mosque gets crowded particularly during the Urs festival.
Hosdurg Beach: This beach is located very close to Bekal Fort. The picturesque cottages with casuarina orchards with miles of blazing sands are the striking spotlight of the Beach. If you are lucky enough you can see the endangered species of the Olive Ridley Turtles during the months of September to November. With our tailor-made Bekal tour packages, we hope to give you the essence of everything this place has to offer.
An Overview of the Climatic Conditions of Bekal
The climate here corresponds to Bekal’s diversity of physical features. In the plains areas, the temperature is normally hot. However, the maximum temperature is only around 32 degrees Celsius but the heat is unforgiving in the plain areas. As the southwest monsoon starts towards the end of May or the beginning of June, the humidity is very high accompanied by thunderstorms that hold till September. During the month of October brings in the north-east monsoon the climatic conditions progress towards dry weather which sets in by the end of December. January and February are the coolest months of the year leaving March, April and May generally very hot. Generally, the best time for a vacation in Bekal is during the winter. Visit Veena World for reasonable Bekal tour packages and prices that are all-inclusive with tours and transportation.
Kasaragod, a beautiful town residing at the northern extreme of Kerala, is a land where history is intertwined with myths, legends and warriors who fought valiantly to call this place their own. Moreover, it is known to the world outside for its Bekal Fort which rests on a knoll. From time immemorial Kasaragod has been famous for its diversity in culture, history and language which in turn made this great diversity in the culture, history and language of this district relatable to the geographical features of the place. Vast natural landscapes, beaches, folk arts, and music turn this place into a heaven that allures tourists from all over the world on Bekal tour packages.