Whenever my friends ask about this fort, I used to say "Have you seen Bombay movie Uyire Uyire Song (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=scEISjFAPFk) featuring Arvind Swamy and Manisha Koirala. It gives you superb view of the fort and beach.
Bekal Fort has one small Anjaneya Temple, situated at the entrance of Bekal fort. 'Vada-mala' Garland made of Urud dhal famous South Indian breakfast is famous offering to god hanuman here. But, you need to contact temple representative before for pre-booking.
How to Reach here?Bekal Fort can be easily reached via KSRTC and Private buses from Kasaragod and Kanhangad.
Trains are available on Mangalore-Palakkad line and nearest railway stations are Kasaragod and Kanhangad for express trains. Bekal is the nearest railway station for local passenger trains.
Nearest airports at Mangalore and Calicut. But, you need to catch train or buses to reach from Mangalore and Calicut.
Bekal Fort TimingYou can visit the fort any time between 10 am to 6 pm. There will be an entrance fee of Rs 5 per head and Rs 25 to 50 for Still cameras or Moving Cameras. Saturday is good time for offering prayers to Anjaneya Temple. But, you can visit any day to the temple. Nominal vehicle parking fees would also be collected.
Bekal Resorts Development Corporation Limited (BRDC) has developed Bekal park at a distance of 1 Km from Bekal fort. Nominal vehicle parking fees would also be collected.
Bekal Fort photos/videos
Kerala Tourism: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eWrXbRAG_b0