Forts and Beaches Cycle Trail, Nileshwaram
Bekal in North Kerala has some of the best long stretches of unexplored beaches in the country. Also known as the land of forts, hills, and temples, Bekal upholds a unique beauty. Explore this land, popular for its imposing fortress right along a compelling beach line on a cycle. Also pedal away through little winding roads to nearby backwaters on this trail.
You’ll start the guided activity around 8am from Nileshwaram. The trail will cover around 40km over 5 hours with multiple breaks along the way. Ride into Bekal (22km) around noon. Spend time around the fort. Soak in the shallow beach around and head for lunch to a local eatery. Return to Nileshwaram by car.
Around 4pm, head out again on cycles. This time catch backwaters gliding through the landscape. Reach secluded pristine beaches. Absorb the silence around with only sounds of local fishermen for company. Round off the day by savoring the sunset at one of the beaches. Return around 5pm.
Duration: Around 5 hours