Story Dated: Tuesday, November 29, 2005 22:3 hrs IST
Green and beautiful, Chithari is still a virgin destination. This island, which is effaced by the historic Bekal Fort and beach, is accessible only by boat. A part of the Bekal Tourism Project, this backwater area has all it takes to become a mega tourist destination.
Nearest railway station: Kanhangad, about 5 km.
Nearest airport: Mangalore, about 50 km; Karipur International Airport, Kozhikode, about 200 km.