Khanangad, a coastal town in Kerala’s Kasaragod district, is known for its agro products such as pepper, cashew, ginger, rubber, rice and coconut. It is an ideal destination to visit during the weekend as it has several beaches and forts to explore nearby. The Mysore Dynasty, under the rule of Tipu Sultan, was predominant in this region before it was under the control of the East India Company.
Places to Stay
There are a few hotels around the region of Kanhangad. These hotels include Hotel Bekal International (Tariff – Rs.593), Nandhini Lodge (Tariff – Rs.795) and City Tower Hotel (Tariff – Rs.409).
The official language spoken in Kanhangad is Malayalam.
The most celebrated festivals in Kanhangad are Maha Shivratri in February, Vishu in April and Onam in September.
Places of Interest
There are many tourist attractions around Kanhangad. These places are Balla Beach (4 km), Nileshwar (10 km), Kanhangad Beach (6 km), Bekal Fort (12 km), Bekal Beach (13 km) and Uduma Beach, 20 km away from Kanhangad.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is located in Mangalore which is 97 km away from Kanhangad.
Kanhangad Railway Station is just 2 km away from Kanhangad town and connects the town to nearby cities.
Kanhangad is well connected by a network of buses from neighbouring towns and states. Private bus operators such as SRS Travels and Sugama Travels run luxurious Volvo A/C buses from Bangalore and Ernakulam to Kanhangad. Online bus ticket booking is one of the easiest ways of booking your tickets.