Chithari Kahnagad backwater

Chithari Kahnagad backwater


One of the most beautiful destinations, resplendent with lush greenery, mesmerizing sights, spectacular lagoons and refreshing ambience, Chithari is one of the best places to enjoy a relaxing vacation. Most of this area is unexplored, rendering the surprising element, as one of its many attractions. Chithari is located around 7 kilometers from the Kanhangad in Kasaragod district. The island can only be accessed by a wooden canoe or a boat furnished by the local people.

The sights of incredible backwaters and white sandy beaches are just amazing and appears to be a part of an enchanted location. The historic Bekal Fort, located just on the borders of the island is another great attraction for visitors and history buffs.

Chithari is slated to become to a major tourist destination in the coming future. As of now, its virgin beauty is too much of a temptation to spend an exotic holiday in its environs. The best time to visit Chithari is from September to February, although located near the sea, its weather happens to be pleasant for most of the time of the year.

How to Reach

By Air :- The closest airport for reaching Chithari is Mangalore, located approximately 50 kilometers away. Another option is the Kochi airport which is at a distance of 420 kilometers. Regular flights from major carriers operate from these terminals. Taxis and cabs are available to take the visitors to Chithari.

By Rail :- The nearest railway station is Kanhangad, located 5 kilometers away. The railway station connect to other prominent towns nearby and far by well-laid rail networks.

By Road :- Buses, both state owned and private operators ply to and fro from Chithari to important destinations. The area is also accessible by cabs and taxis through good motorable roads.

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