Chandragiri

chandragiri-riverOne of the major backwater in North Kerala is the Chandragiri backwater that is in the Chandragiri river of Kasaragod district. In Kasaragod, the sea lies in the west while the north and eastern parts are surrounded by the Western Ghats. There is a fort here, called as the Chandragiri fort that was built in the 17th century. One can enjoy the backwater cruise along the backwaters of the Chandragiri river and there are numerous small islands to take a boat trip. Mainly four rivers flow into this backwater. There are a rich variety of flora and fauna around these backwaters. The area that surrounds these backwaters is full of greenery. The trip through these backwaters can be done in houseboats which are also called as Kettuvallams. The journey starts from the Chandragiri bridge.

How to Reach

District Kasargod
Nearest Bus Station Kasargod bus station at a distance of 4 kms
Nearest Railway Station Kasargod railway station
Nearest Airport Mangalore international airport at a distance of 50 kms