Valiyaparamba



<< Kerala Houseboats

The backwater cruises in the houseboats along Valiyaparamba in the northernmost Kasargode district of Kerala are among the most fascinating of journeys.Kasargode is situated on the sea coast bordered by the hilly Kodagu and Mangalore districts of Karnataka on the east and north.Fishing is a prime source of livelihood around Valiyaparamba alongwith the coir and handloom industries, and these sights at Valiyaparamba can be enjoyed while cruising in the houseboats along the backwaters.

 

Scenic Background

With its unique natural and cultural attractions , Kasargode district is known as the land of gods, forts, rivers, hills and beautiful beaches.The Bekal fort, which stands on a 35 acre headland that runs into the Arabian sea , is the largest and the best preserved fort in the state and is situated 30 km from Valiyapramba. This is perhaps the most scenic backwater stretch in Kerala that can be enjoyed through Valiyaparamba houseboat cruises. Valiyaparamba is fed by four rivers and dotted with numerous little islands.

Nearby, situated 4 kms southeast from Kasargode town on the Chandragiri river, Chandragiri is known for its large 17th century fort built by Sivappa Naik of Bedanore. The Chandragiri fort, one among a chain of forts built by the same ruler, offers a breathtaking view of the river and the Arabian sea . It is a vantage point to watch the sunset. Chandragiri houseboat cruises offer enchanting boat trips to the nearby islands and palm groves.

For more details on The Land of Forts, log on to Kasargod.net

For more details on houseboats in Kerala, log on to kettuvallam.com

For Accommodation - Hotels / Resorts / Homestays at Valiyaparamba

Kerala - Tourism in a nutshell

Kerala Backwaters Kerala Houseboats
Kerala Wildlife Kerala Beaches
Kerala Ayurveda Kerala Hill Stations
Kerala Cuisine Kerala Pilgrimages
Kerala Monuments Kerala Astrology
Kerala Waterfalls Kerala Eco Tourism
Kerala Farm Tourism Kerala Adventure Tourism
Kerala Art Forms Kerala Handicrafts
Kerala Spices Kerala Fairs and Festivals
Kerala Parks and Gardens Kerala Homestays
Kerala Religion Kerala Culture
Kerala People and Lifestyle Kerala Healthcare
Kerala Tree Houses Kerala Traditions and Rituals
Kerala Education Kerala Shopping
Kerala Maps Kerala Attractions
Kerala Village Tourism Kerala Sports Tourism
Kerala Monsoon Tourism
Top