Bovikan, a small village located on the Kasargod - Mysore
Road is about 16 km from Kasargod
town towards the east. The village is famous for a rare Nagaraj Temple
, dedicated to Lord Nagaraj. Jama Masjid, a church and a higher secondary school are the major landmarks of this place.
The majority of the people depend on agriculture for their livelihood. Cashew and arecanuts are the major agricultural produces.
Nearest railway station is Kasargod Railway Station, situated 3 km from Kasargod town. Mangalore airport is the nearest airport. Regular bus services and taxis are available from Kasargod.