There was a time when all the members of the family used to reunite together to enjoy the good and bad moments of life. But now when the whole world is running behind economic development and financial stability they are forced to leave aside the happiness of the family. When compared to the past a few years it has been noted the youngsters have changed their mentality and started to give prime importance to their dear ones. The present generation is going back and learnt to follow the old customs where the families used to organize frequent trips to faraway places from their hometown. To make such trips more reliable and hassle-free many travel companies have come forward with exciting tour packages for the family members at cheap prices. Even though there are many beautiful places that are present in our country visiting Kerala with your dear ones will help you to weave sweet memories for your lifetime. Kerala is such an amazing place where you can find the best part of nature. The calm ambience, solitude and pleasant climate of Kerala attract not only domestic travellers but also many international travel enthusiasts. It is really a difficult task for the people to find the best place in Kerala to revitalise and unwind because all the 14 districts are beautifully designed. But still, if you want to catch the amusing views nature and also like to learn the unheard lessons of Kerala history, you are most welcomed to the northernmost district of the state called Kasargod.
Let’s have a glimpse on the Chandragiri fort and backwaters
Chandragiri Fort is known to be one of the ancient forts in Kerala. The picturesque architecture of the fort carries the best views of interior designs of olden times. According to historians, the massive fort was constructed in the 17th century. The eloquent fort is erected at an altitude of 150 feet and sprawled in an area of 7 acres. The fort comprises of two underground passages and also a well and a pond. Due to canon ball attacks the sea-facing wall acts as a perfect view to the photographers to catch the best views of the Payaswini estuary. From the top of the port, one could enjoy the stupendous beauty of pristine River Payaswini. Also, you can witness the charm of the river and the Arabian Sea. In olden days the Payaswini River acts as a border between two strong powerful kings namely Kolathunadu and Thulunadu. Unfortunately, the fort is now in ruins due to ignorance from the concerned authorities. One of the oldest temples of the district called Kizhur State Temple is located next to the stupendous Chandragiri fort. Annually a music festival called ‘Pattu Utsavam’ is conducted were excellent musicians come together to praise the almighty lord. Along with the temple, one could also find a mosque erected across the longest bridge of the district. When travelling through the bridge one could catch the amusing views of the mosque. It would be a surprise to know that the longest railway tunnel of Kerala passes through Chandragiri hills. There are many ways to explore the magnificent beauty of the serene nature.
The best and effective way to enjoy the alluring beauty of the fort avail of the boat rides at affordable rates organised by the local fishermen. Tourist hailing from various parts of the nation such as Chennai, Bangalore and Mumbai utilise the houseboat rides to witness the stunning charm. By purchasing the boat rides one could explore the virgin beauty of the nearby archipelagos and emerald surroundings. While sailing in the boat you could hear some folklore and unheard stories about the fort and the nearby surroundings. If you want your voyage to be luxurious and remarkable one grab the houseboat packages from the well-reputed authorities for your family. Sailing in the houseboats and enjoying the marvellous beauty of the surroundings would be definitely a remarkable experience. While enjoying the beauty of the virgin nature you can savour the scrumptious delicacies prepared in traditional style. Also if you want to spend a night in the houseboat, contact with you travel planners to do the needful. Most of the visitors who visit the island by purchasing the family tour packages are allowed to encourage setting up a tent and that too in the night. It is really an awesome moment to gaze at the dazzling stars with your dear friends when sharing your untold stories with each other. Along with it if you are lucky you can also hear the melodious sometimes terrifying sounds of birds (that might interrupt your pleasant sleep).
Some fascinating ways to arrive at Chandragiri Fort
The Chandragiri fort is well-connected with road, rail, air and water. Travellers from various corners of the world could easily reach Chandragiri fort without any difficulty. Situated 4 km apart from Kasargod and 12 km from Bekal, frequent buses ply from these places to the most famous fort, Chandragiri. The nearest airport to the Chandragiri fort is Mangalore International Airport and Kannur International Airport. If you want to capture the alluring images of nature ad its resources you can book train tickets to Kasargod railway station.
Most of the travel enthusiasts hesitate to avail of tour packages in the fear of loss of money. But if you really want to catch the scenic views of nature and its resources and also want your tour to noteworthy it would really good if you seek the tour services from the well-reputed tour operators such as Gogeo Holidays. Within a short span of time Gogeo Holidays was able to create a good image among the travel lovers. To know more about them just go through their feedback and reviews. They always try their best to make their customers happy and satisfied. For that, they never mind spending their valuable time and money. To understand about their latest features, contact with their customer support team during the working hours. Grab the package as early as possible and try to be the first customer.