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Bekal Fort

Bekal Fort


Bekal Fort | 20 Onwards

The Bekal fort appears to emerge from the sea. Bekal fort was not an administrative center and doesn`t include any palace or mansion. The Bekal fort was an important military station for Tipu Sultan when he led a military expedition to capture Malabar. The Indian government declared Bekal fort as a special tourism area in 1992 and formed Bekal tourism development three years later to promote it

Bekal fort main attraction:
The main attraction of the Bekal fort is the water tank, magazine, and the steps leading to an observation tower built by Tipu Sultan. One of the other main attractions of the fort is the zigzag entrance and surrounding trenches which reveal its defensive strategy.

Best time to visit the Bekal fort:
The best time to visit the Bekal fort is between March and May. Tourists from all over visit the place for sightseeing during this season. It is a good time to visit attractions such as Bekal Beach, Bekal Fort, Kappil Beach, and Nileswaram.
Winter is also said to be a good time to visit the Bekal fort as the weather is much pleasant and favorable.

Bekal fort timings:
The Bekal fort timings are from 8 am to 6 pm throughout the week. It is considered to be a perfect weekend getaway because you can also visit the Bekal and Kappil beach which is very close to the fort area.

Terms & Conditions

  • The e-ticket is not transferable
  • Entry Fee is not refundable.
  • E-ticket cancellations are not permitted.
  • Visitor shall be required to show an original photo identity proof at the entry to the monument.
  • Inflammable/dangerous/explosive articles are not allowed.
  • This monument is a Non Smoking zone.
  • Edibles are not allowed inside the monument.
  • Refund policy later for any transaction is not permitted as per the guidelines of the Archaeological Survey Of India so refund for any transaction under any circumstances won`t be possible.