Khusal Nagar is a locality of Kanhangad district in Kerala, India. Khusal Nagar belongs to the Kasargod district in Northern Kerala Division. Because of its unique placement, the people of Khusal Nagar are multi-lingual. The cities nearest to Khusal Nagar are Payyannur (28 km) and Kasargod (29 km). Khusal Nagar has a few places of tourist interest for the eager traveller.
Places to Stay
Although there are no hotels in Khusal Nagar, nearby Kasargod has a few good budget hotel options. These include Raj Residency (Tariff – Rs. 1000 and above) and Landmark Inn (Tariff – Rs. 1000 and above).
The official language of Khusal Nagar is Malayalam. Tulu is also spoken here.
The important festivals of Khusal Nagar are the Hindu festivals of Onam and Vishu Kanni.
Places of Interest
There are several places of tourist attraction in and around Khusal Nagar. Bekal Fort (15 km) was constructed during the 16th century by Shivappa Nayak. The Ananthapur Lake Temple is a temple built on a lake dedicated to Lord Vishnu and is a local attraction. Khusal Nagar has a few temples for the religious-minded too.
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Khusal Nagar is Bajpe Airport. It is located about 84 km away from the town.
Kanhangad station is the nearest railway station that connects Khusal Nagar on the Southern Railway Line.
There are daily bus services to Thrissur, Ernakulam, Cochin and other places from Khusal Nagar.The best bus operators that offer good service to passengers are Sri Durgamba Travels, Greyhound and Kallada Travels. You can get discounted bus tickets to popular tourist destinations through a number of online bus booking portals.