Located in the coastal regions of the Thiruvananthapuram district, Varkala attracts travelers with its shimmering beaches and breathtaking scenic beauty. From incomparable natural beauty to glorious history to mouth-watering cuisines to exciting water sports, a tour to Vakala will offer you with more than just a few choices for entertainment. It is the only place which boasts of having hills quite close to the Sea.
Not just in India, Varkala is popular even amongst tourists from outside the Indian subcontinent. It has been listed as one of the top ten seasonal beaches by the Discovery Channel as well. Its unique geographical structure makes Varkala even more attractive. The unification of the cliffs with the Arabian Sea is something so unique that it has been called as the “Varkala Formation” by the Geological Survey of India.
Our Varkala tour packages offers an authentic experience; Varkala beaches are perfect as they are comparatively less commercialized and hence less crowded. These clean beaches present with you shimmering sands surrounded by crystalline waters and warm sunshine to relax and spend a few memorable moments with your loves ones. For a perfect view of sunset and evening walks you can visit the Chilakkoor Beach, near to the Varkala Town. With Varkala tour package, we also take you to another perfect place for nature lovers;Ponnumthuruthu Island, also known as the Golden Island. With its ages old Shiva-Parvati temple, it attracts devotees as well.
It is a quite popular destination for religious tourists as well. The Janardhana Swamy Temple which is situated quite close to one of its main beaches, the Papanasam Beach is approximately 200 years old. An Old bell which belonged to a Dutch Ship is a major attraction here. You can also visit Kapil Lake if interested to spend some time amidst nature with Varkala tour packages. Historical Anjengo Fort which is located quite close to the beach is also a site worth visiting. There are various other options for sightseeing as well. For instance, Varkala Tunnel and the Lighthouse are two popular tourist attractions in Varkala.
To experience the vibrant culture of this place, you must visit the Varkala Kathakali Centre which is located in the heart of the town. Almost every evening, this center organizes Kathakali performances. Thus with all tour packages to Varkala you can visit it at your convenience and get a glimpse of the world famous Kerala dance and culture. What make these shows even more interesting are the details of the Kathakali make-up with which the shows usually begin. You can understand and get a better understanding of the dance and also on its various aspects. Along with these, with our tour package you can also enjoy Mohiniattam performances which are also organized at this center. Water sports like paragliding and parasailing make your stay here a bit more exciting. And if you are looking for something rejuvenating then visit Kasi Yoga Anushtana Kendram which offers its guests with a wide range of Yoga exercises as well as body massages.
Reaching Varkala is hassle free as it has a railway station along with well-connected road network. The Varkala Railway Station is fully connected to various other places of the state such as Kochi and Trivandrum. We can also arrange a cab to pick you from the nearest place you choose with our Varkala tour packages. The nearest airport is in the capital city of Trivandrum which is almost 66 km away. There are many buses running from Kochi and Trivandrum to Varkala. There are also frequent KSRTC buses from various other cities of Kerala and Tamil Nadu.