Our most recommended things to do in Varkala

Kochi: Full-Day Private City Tour with Guide and Transfers

Kochi: Full-Day Private City Tour with Guide and Transfers

Visit the Dutch Palace, built by the Portuguese in 1555 and presented to the Raja of Cochin as a gesture of goodwill. Admire the Jewish Synagogue, originally constructed in 1568, but destroyed by the Portuguese in 1662, then rebuilt 2 years later when the Dutch took over Cochin. See St. Francis Church, constructed in 1503, where Vasco Da Gama was buried for 14 years before his remains were taken to Lisbon. In the evening, witness Kerala’s traditional and colorful dance for an extra cost.

Day Trip to Varkala from Trivandrum (Guided Full Day Tour)

Day Trip to Varkala from Trivandrum (Guided Full Day Tour)

Experience famous street markets of Varkala on this wonderful 8-hour trip in an AC car with a private guide. Highlights 1. Start your journey with a relaxing drive into Indian countryside to Varkala beach 2. Enjoy the spectacular views from the top of the Anchuthengu Fort, as well as the palaces, temples, gardens located in the fort complex, and listen to stories about the city's history, culture, and existence. 3. Varkala Cliff, unique red sandstone cliff formations by the Arabian Sea with steps leading to a popular beach. 4. Ponnumthuruthu (Golden) Island - middle of backwater lake conceals a Shiva-Parvati Hindu temple also known as the Golden Temple. 5. Sri Janardanaswamy Temple, Janardana Swami Temple is a 2000+ year-old temple also Know as Varkala Temple. 6. Other beautiful backwater sites and golden sand beaches situated on this costal line. 7. Treat yourself with a well-deserved lunch at a multi-cuisine restaurant (at your own expense). 8. Complete the trip with a big smile on your face with beautiful memories to cherish in your pictures.

Private Day Tour to Jatayu Nature Park and Varkala Beach

Private Day Tour to Jatayu Nature Park and Varkala Beach

Day Trip to Jatayu Earth Center and Varkala Beach Pickup from Trivandrum: Commence your journey with a seamless pickup from Trivandrum or Kovalam Airport, Railway Station, or your hotel. Our professional car driver will pick you up, ensuring a smooth transition to your first destination. Destination 1: Jatayu Earth Center (46 km from Trivandrum): Experience the legendary Jatayu Earth Center, a unique site inspired by the Hindu epic Ramayana. ** Explore the State's first-ever BOT tourism project spanning over 65 acres across four hills. ** Enjoy a Cable Car Ride up and down, marveling at the stunning landscape. ** Visit the colossal Jatayu Sculpture, steeped in mythological significance. ** Optional adventure activities and nature walks are available on supplementary cost. * Hill 1: Cable Car Ride + Jatayu Sculpture Visit * Hill 2: Adventure Activities like Nature Walk, Shooting, Archery, Free Climbing, Wall Climbing, Bouldering, Rappelling, Chimney Climbing, etc. Lunch Break: ** Recharge with a delicious lunch at a local eatery (cost not included). Destination 2: Varkala Beach: After the half-day excursion at Jatayu Earth Center, proceed to Varkala Beach, one of Kerala's most beautiful coastal destinations. ** Renowned for its mineral springs, the beach offers a serene escape. ** Enjoy the sun, sea, and sand, and embrace the relaxing ambiance. Conclusion: As the day winds down, our car driver will ensure a comfortable transfer back to Trivandrum. Experience the perfect blend of cultural marvels, adventure, and coastal delights on this captivating one-day itinerary.

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