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Varkala Tourism

State: Kerala

Elevation: 190 m

Area: 15.42 km²

Population: 40,048 (2011)

Area code: 0470

Language: Malayalam

Recommended Duration: 1-2 days

Best Months to Visit: November to March

Famous for: Beaches temples, ayurvedic and yoga retreats

Nearest Airport: Trivandrum

Nearest railway station: Varkala, about 3 km away

Tour to Varkala

If you planning tour to Varkala, Kerala? Here is information about Varkala tourism and travel guide to help you plan your trip to Varkala, Kerala.

Varkala Tourism, a tranquil as well as silent community, lies on the environs of Thiruvananthapuram district in Kerala. It has several must visit sightseeing places that include a stunning beach, a (2000-year-old Vishnu Temple - Pilgrimage) as well as the Ashramam - Sivagiri Mutt a little distance from the coastline.

A Travel Guide to Varkala

It is a most popular tourist place surrounded by the green plant, most attractive meadows, deep perplexing valleys and also dales. The charming hill terminal dotted with tea yards will quickly be among India's foremost eco-tourism projects. Welcome to the greenery land which would certainly make you return once again and again.

Things to know before you go to Varkala

  1. Carry a flashlight as power cuts are regular and it ends up being rather dark post sunset on the beach during tour.
  2. Make sure while strolling on the cliff course at night, as it can get rather slippery and there is no fence some components.
  3. There are a lot of pests on the coastline - consisting of mosquitoes, so it is a great concept ahead ready with insect repellent lotions.
  4. It is far better to be cautiously clothed on the coastline bearing in mind local emotional response.
  5. Carry sarong and wear a sarong over your bikini. Also keep away from intoxicated strangers, beggars and also hawkers Varkala has dangerously strong currents, and even experienced swimmers require to be cautious in the waters.
Best Places to Eat In Varkala

Varkala give you a great deal in terms of locations to consume. However, the majority of the areas to eat are seasonal as well as emerge during the vacationer period. Being a coastline community, Varkala is a sea-food fan's paradise. Many restaurants as well as restaurants show seafood caught by the regional anglers. You can select your food, obtain it prepared as well as appreciate it while watching the sundown.

Travelling to Varkala

Varkala is well linked by road to numerous cities. Visitors can select to reach Varkala by buses, trains, flights and taxis. The nearby airport is located at Trivandrum, (45 kilometers) from the location. The best travel to Varkala Beach is from the month of (Nov to Mar).

Reasons to Visit Varkala

  • The Tropical Beaches - Varkala's beaches are a terrific area to be. Play some coastline volley ball, sunbathe, or rent out a board as well as try windsurfing in a picturesque seaside place.
  • Visit Hindu Temples - Varkala isn't just a beach resort also Temple places like Janardhana, Golden Temple and much more.
  • Chill Out - For backpackers, Varkala is all about leisure as well as zoning out. What far better location to get away from the stress and anxiety of house than locations like the Savasana Yoga Facility or a massage therapy at Thanal Ayurveda House?
  • Try Delicious Fresh Keralan Fish and Shellfish - The people of Varkala continue to earn a living from the sea. And they also make some excellent dishes.
  • Kollam Is an Hour Away - The city of Kollam is one more Keralan gem, with its elegant bridges, Portuguese damages at Thangassery, as well as the opportunity to take relaxed cruises on Ashtamudi Lake.
Varkala Tourism Tips

A vital thing to bear in mind is the interesting tide pattern at Varkala. This sees Papanasam Coastline totally immersed in the sea throughout the monsoon season, while the Black Beach comes. After the gale, this trend reverses with the Black Beach coming to be engulfed in water as well as Papanasam Coastline open. Therefore, if the beach is necessary to you, during the downpour season it's ideal to remain at the north end of North High cliff near Black Coastline.

Things to do in Varkala
  1. Visit the Black Beach for Shopping, Yoga and Reiki
  2. Go for an ayurvedic treatment or Yoga
  3. Watch a Sunset
  4. Explore Mathatitu Yoga Ashram
  5. Visit the Beaches
  6. Get the Adrenaline Rush or learn a soothing skill

Tourist Places to Visit in Varkala

  1. Varkala Beach
  2. Kappil Beach, kappil
  3. 590 Cliff
  4. Anjengo Fort
  5. Papanasam Beach
  6. Varkala Aquarium
  7. Kaduvayil Juma Masjid
  8. Sivagiri Mutt
  9. Janardanaswami Temple
  10. Varkala Lighthouse
  11. Ponnumthuruthu Island
  12. Sarkara Devi Temple
  13. Vishnu Temple
  14. Varkala Tunnel
  15. Kaduvayil Thangal Dargah
  16. Thiruvambadi Beach
  17. Yoga 590

For more information on Varkala tourism, Varkala travel guide and holiday packages contact Swan Tours or call 011 23415601.