Varkala is known for its mind blowing coastal landscapes. Located just 50 km from Thiruvananthapuram, the destination is a prime tourist spot of Kerala. Travelers from around the world visit this destination to spend their vacation amidst the natural beauty which refreshes them to the hilt. Sheer natural sceneries, palm fringed beaches and unique land formations make it one of the most sought after destination.
Major attractions include:
Voted among the top 10 beaches in the world by Discovery channel, this offers great opportunity to enjoy a beach side destination. Also known as ‘Papanasam beach’ and one could witness rows of palm trees and rocky cliffs. Azure sea and beautiful silvery sand stretch are added points to Varkala beach. Taking a dip in the holy waters of the beach is said to have the power to wash away the sins and purify your mind, body and soul.
Located facing to the Arabian Sea, it is a worth viewing beach side fort. Amazing views including gardens and architecture adds attention to the travelers during their sightseeing in Varkala. Anjengo means “Anju Thengu” in Malayalam, which means Five Coconut Trees.
Sree Narayana Guru, a social reformer from Kerala had set up the mutt which is a tourist attraction. This Samadhi (final resting place) is the headquarters of Sree Narayana Dharma Sangham Trust. Located on top of the hill, this mausoleum invites many pilgrims every year. More crowd gathers during the occasion of Sree Narayana Guru Jayanthi which offers them a chance to watch the colorful fair.
One of the most famous pilgrimage spot in Varkala. Dedicated to Lord Vishnu, the temple dates back to 3500 years. This Vaishnavite shrine holds an important place in India. Many pilgrims come here from across the globe. This old temple overlooks the famous ‘Papasnanam beach’ where devotees wash away their sins by taking a dip in the holy waters.
Yoga and Ayurveda
Ayurveda treatments and Yoga centres are available in Varkala. Travelers opt for ayurvedic treatments during season especially Foreign Nationals. The treatments offered here truly fill tourists’ mind with peace and freshness.
Sunrise, Sunset, Swimming and water sports are the major activities in Varkala. Wind surfing, Scuba diving etc are also available.
Varkala Tour offers tourists an opportunity to admire the mesmerizing combination of sun, sea and sand. During your Kerala Tour, you get a chance to create some delightful memories.
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