Must See @ Kerala
Tourism @ Varkala
Activities @ Vagamon
Varkala Beach, Sivagiri Mutt and Janardana Swami Temple are major tourist attractions in Varkala.
Sivagiri Mutt is a famous ashram in Varkala, founded by the philosopher and social reformer Sree Narayana Guru. Sree Narayana Guru's tomb is also located here. The Samadhi (the final resting place) of the Guru here attracts thousands of devotees every year during the Sivagiri Pilgrimage days 30 December to 1 January.
Janardana Swami Temple
It is a 2000 year old temple facing varkala beach largely visited by pilgrims.
Varkala Beach also known as Papanasham Beach is a major beaches in Trivandrum district of Kerala. Sunset view fom Varkala beach is amazing. Plenty of resorts and spas are located near beach. Varkala beach offers many adventure sports such as paragliding, water surfing, scuba diving etc. Janardhanaswamy Temple is a major religious attraction in Varkala.
How to Reach Varkala
Thiruvananthapuram International Airport is about 46 km from Varkala and is the nearest airport. Railway Station is also situated in Varkala. Frequent buses are available to Varkala from Trivandrum.