10 Best Kanyakumari Tour Packages - 2020 (283 Reviews)

A delightful vacation to the southern city of Kanyakumari, also known as the 'Land of Seas' goes up a notch with Thrillophilia. We as a travel agency know and understand the needs of all the travellers. Thus, we bring you some excellent Kanyakumari Tour packages, be it a family holiday, a quick escapade with friends or a romantic getaway, we have a package that fulfills your holiday needs. To experience the magnificent sunrises and sunsets at the beaches of the city, book any of Thrillophila’s tour packages to Kanyakumari at the best price possible.

Among our several tour packages, some are inclusive of flight and train costs, while others only serve the residence and sightseeing purposes. So, go ahead and select the package that is the most suitable for your needs, by simply visiting our website. Most Kanyakumari tour packages from Thrillophilia are between a week to two weeks long and some of these packages even cover states like Kerala as well. This means that along with enjoying the glories of Kanyakumari, you also get to explore the natural beauty of the neighboring states as well.

Some of the best Kanyakumari sightseeing tour packages offered by Thrillophila include Enchanting Kerala with Kanyakumari and Kerala Experiences with Kanyakumari packages. Additionally, another amazing thing about our Kanyakumari packages is that you get plenty of time to do activities of your choice as well, meaning your itinerary is never too packed for personal enjoyment and alone time. Thrillophilia’s tour packages for Kanyakumari exploration are the most convenient and cost-effective as we offer the best of discounts, deals, and many other perks when you book with us. Our package rates are the lowest in the market and come with the guarantee of affordability, along with the best facilities you can find in your preferred destination.

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Pristine South Kerala

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Kochi

8N/9D : Kochi-Munnar-Thekkady-Kumarakom-Kovalam-Kanyakumari-Trivandrum What will you do: Sightseeing, Safari, Planation Walks, Backwater Cruise What will you see: Nature, Wildlife, Backwater Canals, Tea Plantations, Spice Plantations With this tour, visit one of the most graceful pieces of earth, Kerala, which is blessed with natural delights. A wonderful landscape interwoven with every possible make-up of nature can put on is here. Smallest of the South Indian states, it is encircled with the Arabian Sea, populated with rich tropical greenery. Over here you will find innumerable rivers and their rivulets, hills and valleys, the world famous backwaters, and warm welcoming people. Visit Kerala, where everything is in aplenty. 
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Discover Kerala Featured
Discover Kerala

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Cochin

13N/14D : Cochin-Guruvayoor-Wayanad-Munnar-Periyar-Kumarakam-Alleppey-Kovalam-Kanyakumari-Trivandrum What will you do : Boating, Sightseeing, Nature Walks, Trekking, Houseboat Cruise, Village Tour, Jungle Safari What will you see : Lakes, Mountains, Valleys, Hills, Wild Animals, Birds, Temples, Beaches, Backwaters Explore the heart of a magical land and its myriad destinations on a Discover Kerala tour. Uncover the varied aspects of God’s Own Country. Travel to scenic destinations and enjoy a salubrious natural ambience. The experiences to lap up are plenty. Visit places of cultural and religious interest. Enjoy pleasant escapades in the backwaters of the Vembanad Lake. Fill your heart and mind with an experience like no other. 
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Honeymoon in Kerala Featured
Honeymoon in Kerala

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Kochi

9N/10D : Kochi – Munnar – Thekkady – Kumarakom – Alleppey – Kovalam – Kanyakumari – Trivandrum What will you do: Sight Seeing, Spice And Tea Plantations Trails, Houseboat Cruise and Stay, Wildlife Spotting. What will you see: Spice and Tea Plantations, Luxury Resorts, Houseboats, Wildlife At Periyar, Trivandrum And Kanyakumari City Tours. First time together is well-spent on this Kerala tour. Undoubtedly called Lover’s Paradise, Kerala is blessed with rich nature, diverse enthralling landscapes that resonate with your mood giving a lifetime memory. Submerge yourself in the genuine beauty of the country’s highest tea gardens at Munnar, sink into sublime bliss in the Alleppey backwaters, visit Kovalam a renowned beach destination, and travel to India’s southern most tip Kanyakumari. 
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Cheapest Honeymoon Package in Kerala 2020 | Flat 22% off New
Cheapest Honeymoon Package in Kerala 2020 | Flat 22% off
About the Destination:Kerala is a southern state of India which is fondly called 'God's own state' as it is one place that has all of nature's bounties on exhibit. From swaying palms on white-sand beaches to pristine backwaters surrounded by mangroves. Or from forested valleys to rolling hills and mountains of the Nilgiri range, you have all this and more to witness as you and your significant other go on a loving journey with the Cheapest honeymoon packages in Kerala.To let you experience all the best of Kerala, places like Munnar, Alleppey, and Kovalam are included in the budget honeymoon packages in Kerala. All these towns display a different setting and side of this affluent state. Moreover, these Keralan towns have an array of attractions like plantations, temples, beaches, and historical monuments that you can explore with your partner as part of your romantic expedition. About the Cheapest Honeymoon Package in Kerala: - Your honeymoon trip will start when you will reach Cochin, from where our representative will transfer you to Munnar. - Kick start your vacation in Munnar, check-in into the hotel, and spend 2 days of your overall six days romantic vacation. During this time you would be visiting the enchanting sightseeing spots including  Point, Gundala Lake, Elephant Arrival Point, Mattupetty, Tata Tea Museum, Eravikulam National Park, Blossom Hydel Park, spice Plantation, Anamudi Peak and many more. - After your time in Munnar your next stop in the amorous budget honeymoon packages in Kerala would be Alleppey also called the 'Venice of the East'. Known for its backwaters, you'd be spending day 3 of the holiday in a houseboat with the love of your life and even go on a cruise in the canal while enjoying the scenic views of coconut groves, paddy fields, and villages.- Your honeymoon in Kerala would become even better as you spend the last 3 days of the vacation visiting Kovalam - a coastal town next to the Arabian Sea and Kanyakumari - another coastal town sitting at the southernmost tip of India - it is also called the 'end land of India'. At both these places you and your partner would have enough opportunities to enjoy stunning sights of Kerala. - As you would be visiting places like Kovalam Beach where you can indulge in activities like kayaking, swimming, fishing, etc. Also visit Padmanabhapuram Palace, Suchindram Temple, and Vivekananda Rock Memorial.- On the last day of your trip, after checking out of the hotel in Kovalam, you will be dropped to Trivandrum airport/railway station from where you will proceed towards your homes with cherishing memories of the trip.
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Enchanting Kerala With Kanyakumari
Enchanting Kerala With Kanyakumari

9D/8N

Cochin

8N/9D : Cochin – Munnar – Thekkady – Alleppey – Kovalam – Kanyakumari – Trivandrum What will you see : Evergreen Hills, Cardamom Hills, Tea Plantations, Lakes, Temples, Rivers, Backwaters, Wildlife Sanctuary, Confluence of Seas What will you do : Backwater Cruise, Plantation Tour, Sightseeing Tours, Wildlife Tours, Temple Visits You can have a blissful vacation in Kerala despite what season and time of year it is! Whether with family, friends or colleagues, this holiday destination, with its miraculous beauty and splendour will keep you engulfed all through your stay. And it is due to all these reasons, this portion of the country is popularly known as “God’s Own Country”. While this itinerary already promises a gratifying and heartfelt tour, a euphoric tour to Kanyakumari will add more colour and delight to it. With plenty of sightseeing, local experiences and engrossing activities, this tour will surely give you a reason, you can cherish the rest of your life. 
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Kerala Experiences With Kanyakumari
Kerala Experiences With Kanyakumari

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Trivandrum

7 N/8 D :Trivandrum-Kanyakumari-Varkala-Alleppey-Thekkady-Munnar What will you do : Beach Activities, Leisure Activities, Cruising, Walking Tours, Nature Sightseeing What will you see : Temples, Lakes, Tea Gardens, Beaches, Wildlife Sanctuaries, Important Landmarks, Colourful Gardens This Kerala Experiences with Kanyakumari is a tour is its own kind and holds the charm to captivate all your senses with its beauty and grandiosity. Starting from the best beaches of the state to cruising houseboats on the backwaters and trails in tea gardens, there is everything that you ever desired to experience. The visit to the hill stations like the renowned Munnar is also in store for the travellers benefit. The rejuvenation that you feel after the tour is precious and something worth to keep; it is worth every penny you plan to spend.
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The Kerala Experience Tour
The Kerala Experience Tour

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Cochin

9N/10D : Cochin – Munnar – Periyar – Kumarakom – Alleppey – Kovalam – Kanyakumari What will you do : Sightseeing, Excursions, Houseboat Tour, Village Tour What will you see : Dutch Palace, St. Francis Church, Dutch Palace, Museums, Lakes, Gardens, Eravikulam Wildlife Sanctuary, Temples Considered as one of the idyllic tour and excursion destinations, Kerala is the abode of the best beaches, backwaters and wildlife sanctuaries in India. What truly makes this experience great is its fusion of the traditional aspects and modern nuances. The tour will also allow you to witness the magnificent architecture that dots the skyline of this enchanting destination. Culturally rich and historically significant, you will leave the tour with great memories entrenched in your mind.
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The Kerala Tour
The Kerala Tour

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Cochin

7 N/8 D : Cochin-Munnar-Periyar-Alleppey-Kovalam-Kanyakumari What will you do : Leisure Activities, Tea Garden Walking Tours, Boat Cruise, Houseboat Cruise, Beach Activities, Water Sports, Sun Bathing, Sightseeing What will you see : Mattupetty Lake and Dam, Echo Point, International Blossom Garden, Eravikulam National Park, Kundale Lake, Periyar Lake, Napier Museum, Sri Padmanabha Temple, Kuthiramalika Museum, Padmanabhaswamy Temple, Vivekananda Rock For people who love to travel and explore new places, Kerala is one of the best destinations in India. The True Nature of Kerala Tour is packed with many delights and will help you take a diverse plunge. It will give you the golden chance to explore the beauty of various different forms from landscapes to scenic sights of the state. Starting from hill stations and capped mountains to tea gardens and from backwaters and houseboat cruising to various serene beaches, this is one experience that you will always cherish.
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Kerala Retreat
Kerala Retreat

8D/7N

Cochin

7 N/8 D : Cochin – Munnar – Thekkady – Kumarakom – Alleppey – Kovalam – Kanyakumari (optional) – Kovalam –Trivandrum What will you do : Boat Safari, Exotic Wildlife Safari, Paddy Field visit, Sight-seeing What will you see : Anaimudi Peak, Rajamalai National Park, Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary South India is known for its beautiful beaches as well as mesmerizing hill stations. It is definitely one of the unique and diverse areas to explore. The tour starts with various landscapes like mountains and plantations of Munnar and ends at the enchanting and pristine Kovalam Beach. The cultural programmes, the night and jeep safaris, the ayurvedic massages and the house boat cruises are some of the most striking and pleasurable features of this tour. In addition to relaxing your mind, this tour will also bring you close to the nature and make you familiar with the many different traditions and culture of Kerala. 
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Kerala, The Visitor’s Paradise
Kerala, The Visitor’s Paradise

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Cochin

5N/6D : Cochin – Munnar – Alleppey – Kovalam – Kanyakumari (optional) – Kovalam – Trivandrum What will you see : Echo Point, Rajamalai Wildlife Sanctuary, Nursery Garden, Photo Point What will you do : Sight-seeing, Cruising in Houseboat, Beach walks For people who wish to make the most out of their trips with a fusion of sightseeing, serenity and all natural marvels, this is an ideal tour to take. Along with the natural beauty and numerous trekking trails, you will get to spend pleasant time in the tea plantation areas and pristine backwaters of Kerala. In addition to all the retreat, you can also have the opportunity to revive and rejuvenate yourself with ayurvedic massage therapies. Come close to the art, culture and traditions of the place by attending the various dance shows and cultural programmes. Visit to the wildlife sanctuaries will allow you time with the exotic and imposing range of Kerala’s wildlife and cater some of the everlasting memories of your life. 
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  1. What are the places to visit in Kanyakumari?

    Here are a few places you should mandatorily visit when you are in Kanyakumari -

    1. Thirparappu falls
    Thirparappu falls is essentially one of the most visited tourist spots in Kanyakumari. Several rivers flowing down the slopes of Western Ghats form these falls which join the Kodai River. You would easily get enchanted by the lush green surroundings and the scenic beauty the place offers.

    Tourists can also enjoy a boat ride along the Kodai river, which lets you explore the surroundings better. The best time to visit the falls is during winters when the water levels of the streams and the Kodai river is high. 
     
    2. Vivekananda Rock Memorial
    This is located on a small island off the coast of Kanyakumari. As the Indian Ocean borders the background of the Vivekananda Rock Memorial, one gets to enjoy a picture-perfect scenic beauty of the place. You can reach the spot through regular ferry services from the Kanyakumari coast. The Rock memorial was built during the 1970s and is believed to be a spot where Vivekananda achieved enlightenment.

    The place is divided into two sections- ‘Shripada Mandapam’ and ‘Vivekananda Mandapam,' which comprises galleries highlighting the life of Swami Vivekananda. You would find this spot being covered by most of the Kanyakumari tour packages. Best time to visit- the best time to visit the spot is from October to March.
     
    3. Thiruvalluvar Statue
    This statue is dedicated to the famous Tamil poet Thiruvalluvar. Located on an island a few km away from Kanyakumari, this statue takes a mighty height of 133m surrounded by crystal clear seas. The figure is supported on a three-tier platform, which comprises the Alankara Mandapam.

    This Mandapam includes various carvings of elephants and various other carvings and inscriptions. The beautiful surrounding sea, along with clear blue skies, paints a picture-perfect image in front of the tourists. 
     
    4. Kumari Amman Temple
    Kumari Amman temple was built in the memory of Goddess Kumari, who was believed to have received salvation here. Over the year, thousands of pilgrims visit this temple situated on the shore of Kanyakumari. Pilgrims also bathe at this place.

    The beautiful architecture of the temple, with some of the most exquisite carvings and inscriptions, are what has attracted the tourists all over the world. It is often believed that if you make a wish at this temple and bathe before your offerings, your wishes get fulfilled. You would, however, not be allowed inside the temple if you are not a Hindu.
     
    5. Padmanabhapuram Palace
    This is one of the most visited tourist spots in Kanyakumari. The intermingling of various forms of art and culture is what makes this palace distinct. Built during the 16th century, this palace is known to be one of the largest storehouses of artifacts. This palace is also known to be constructed only with wood and no other material. The rosewood carvings of the castle are worth a watch while you are in Kanyakumari. 
     
    6. Wax museum
    The wax museum is one of the fascinating places to visit in Baywatch in Kanyakumari. The museum comprises wax statues of different freedom fighters and other historical figures of India. This museum is also known as the counterpart of the wax museum in London.

    Starting from wax structures of Gandhi to literary figures like Tagore, this museum throws significant light on India's history. This museum exhibits some of the most excellent examples of extraordinary craftsmanship displayed through the various wax statues. 
     
    7. Vattakai Fort
    This fort was built in the 18th century during the Travancore Kingdom. The huge 360-acre rectangular fort overlooks the Bay of Bengal, creating a spectacular and enchanting scene for the tourists. The fort exhibits some of the best examples of architecture, science, and technology.

    It was built in such a way that the enemies could be seen from a distance as it provided a 360-degree angular view of the surroundings. The interior of the fort comprises different sections along with the Diwan-i-am and Diwan-i-Khas.

    The marvelous granite carvings and the various stored artifacts are worth a watch when you are in Kanyakumari. The fort now comprises a few galleries apart from different other structures that exhibit articles used by the Travancore emperors.

     Starting from metal weapons to crockeries, you would be able to revisit the Travancore Kingdom through this fort. The panoramic view of the fort bordered by the Bay of Bengal, the colossal granite fort among lush green surroundings, is what attracts tourists from all over the world. 
     
    8. Courtallam Falls
    Located a few km away from Kanyakumari, you would find this spot being covered in most of the Kanyakumari tour packages. This natural waterfall comprises several small waterfalls originating from various hills of the Western Ghats, which ultimately give rise to this enormous waterfall painting a magnificent view for the tourists.

    The honeycomb-shaped rocks behind the falls are a perfect place to spend an evening of serenity. Such is the beauty of the falls that the site has often been featured in various Bollywood films.  The best time to visit the place is during the months of monsoon starting from July to September when you can see the water flowing with all its force and beauty down the hilly slopes.

    9. Lord Subramanya Temple
    One of the most significant places to visit in Kanyakumari, the Lord Subramanya temple, is known for its one of a kind architectural style consisting of pillars, courts, towers, and shikharas. It is also a preferred spot for organizing religious festivals and fetes.

    10. Sanguthurai Beach
    Visiting Kanyakumari is incomplete without exploring its glorious beaches. Sanguthurai Beach is the spot to be if you want to see gorgeous sands, crystalline waves, and revel in a cool breeze. Here, you can also see a while pillar protruding from the mighty ocean and take several photographs. 

    11. Thanumalayan Temple
    Dedicated to the three apex gods of Hinduism – Brahma, Vishnu, and Shiva, the Thanumalayan temple dates back to the early 9th century. You can enjoy looking at the ancient inscriptions on its walls or offer your prayers to the deities. Make sure to explore the single stone pillars located in its alankar mandapam area.
  2. What are the things I can do in Kanyakumari?

    Kanyakumari is a tourist spot that has an enormous number of tourist activities for you to enjoy. Here are a few of them:

    1. Bathing at Triveni Sangam
    The Triveni Sangam is a juncture in Kanyakumari where the three oceans- the Bay of Bengal, Indian ocean and Laccadive sea meet. This is a very sacred place for the Hindus, and tourists often bathe here. Even if you are not interested in taking part in the rituals, you can just enjoy the beauty of the three oceans meeting at this point with a panoramic view of the surroundings.

    You should visit the place during the monsoons to experience a high tide. During early mornings and evenings, you can additionally distinguish each of the three water bodies at the Sangam based on their distinct colors. 

    2. Visit the Gandhi memorial
    This site is known to store the ashes of Indian freedom fighter Mahatma Gandhi. The colossal museum stores other valuable artifacts that throw light on the lifestyle and struggle of Gandhi in the Indian nationalist movement. 

    3. Explore local shops
    As you walk along the beach in Kanyakumari, you would find many local shops selling various items. Starting from junk pieces of jewelry made of coconut shells to earthen pots, you would find a lot to carry home from here. You would also find many shops selling colorful shells and corals. You can get your name engraved on some of the shells as well.  

    4. Experience local food
    The beaches of Kanyakumari are dotted with local food joints selling various coastal delicacies. The warmth of the people and the spices are sufficient to make your visit to the beaches memorable. You can enjoy some fresh seafood from these joints while you enjoy the mesmerizing sunrise or sunset in Kanyakumari. Do not forget to enjoy some tender coconuts sold right along the entire coast of Kanyakumari while you sit and relax. 

    5. Visit the Thovalai flower market
    Located in a village 30 minutes away from Kanyakumari; this is one of the most underrated tourist spots here. If you want to spend your vacation in a slightly different way from the rest, visiting this place is a must. The Thovalai flower market is one of the largest organic flower markets in India, which is famous for growing Jasmines, Marigolds, and Roses. You can also spend a day or two in the huts of the villagers whose overwhelming warmth would make your vacation memorable. 

    6. Visit the Muppandal wind farm
    Most Kanyakumari sightseeing tour packages include a visit to Muppandal wind farm. It is one of the largest sources of renewable energy in India. The wind farm is located among a stretch of cardamom and coconut plantations.

    The serenity in the environment, the lush green surroundings, and the windmill at work are sure to catch your eyes. Though there is less activity in this place, it is perfect for spending a romantic evening with your loved one, away from the crowd and hubbub of the city. 

    7. Visit Vivekanandapuram ashram
    The Vivekanandapuram ashram to the North of Kanyakumari is a great tourist attraction. The ashram not only houses the sick, poor and orphaned but also throws light on the life and teachings of Swami Vivekananda. The ashram comprises several galleries that store the various texts and books of Vivekananda.

    Not only that, but the ashram also hosts many exhibitions throughout the year, which throws light on the practices of Vivekananda. You can spend a day by meditating in the calm and serene environment and indulge in some Yoga at the Yoga center within the ashram.

    8. Watch the Arrival of Monsoon
    Since the monsoon enters India from the south, Kanyakumari is amongst the first few cities to receive it. The monsoons here are incredibly gorgeous and must be witnessed by every tourist. Make sure to watch the beautiful rains as you sip a cup of spiced tea. 

    9. Trekking at Marunthuvazh Malai
    If you wish to spice up your adventurous life, opt for trekking at this place. You can witness the gorgeous scenery of the surroundings while also giving yourself a good workout
  3. What is the best time to visit Kanyakumari?

    One of the best seasons to plan your vacation to this heavenly coastal city is from October to March. Autumn, followed by winters and then by spring, keep the place dry, pleasant, and fresh. However, you may also plan a vacation during other seasons to take the best look at different tourist spots located throughout the city. 

    1. Summers
    Summers are the best season for those who want to enjoy different water sports in the vast seas of Kanyakumari. During summers, the temperature remains moderate but humid, which is excellent for taking ferry rides to the nearby islands, enjoying activities like surfing, or tanning up a little on the beach. You can book Kanyakumari sightseeing tour packages that include beach activities or island trips if you plan to visit during this season.

    2. Winters
    Almost every tourist spot remains pleasant during this season. The weather is not extremely cold, so all you will need is a light jacket, and you can roam around the city, enjoying the charming streets. Avail of Thrillophilia’s tour packages to Kanyakumari during this season for the best experience of the city.

    3. Monsoon
    Monsoons, or the months of June and July, are the best for seeing the waterfalls at their glory. In case you want to enjoy the Triveni Sangam and the several waterfalls, you should essentially plan your vacation during the monsoons where you can see the rivers flowing with all its force.
  4. How can I go to Kanyakumari?

    Tourists can reach Kanyakumari through flights, trains, and also buses from various places.

    1. By flight
    The airports closest to Kanyakumari are the Trivandrum International Airport and the Tuticorin Domestic Airport. Trivandrum International Airport is located at a distance of  67 km from Kanyakumari, while Tuticorin Domestic Airport is situated at a distance of 89 km.

    Tourists can take flights to either of the two airports and take a bus or taxi to Kanyakumari. Some tour packages to Kanyakumari will cover flight charges as well, so you will not have to worry akantabout booking flights separately. 

    2. By train
    Several trains are running from various parts of the country to the Trivandrum Central railway station. Many trains connect Kanyakumari to places like Mumbai and Delhi.

    3. By road
    You can book taxis or board local buses to reach Kanyakumari from Trivandrum Central Airport. Buses run every day from major cities of Tamil Nadu to Kanyakumari.
  5. Which temple is famous in Kanyakumari?

    Out of the several temples, the Kanyakumari Amman Temple is the most famous and popular among the locals as well as tourists. It is considered to be the home of Goddess Kumari, who is known as the Hindu virgin Goddess. This is one of the most sacred places in India and attracts pilgrims and tourists alike. The temple is almost 3000 years old and, thus, has an interesting historical past. The scenic beauty of the temple surrounded by oceans, along with beautifully designed interiors, is sure to have all your heart.
  6. Which are the famous beaches in Kanyakumari?

    Kanyakumari is rightly known as the land of seas because of its mesmerizing beaches, each of which is distinct from the other and yet equally beautiful. Here are the most famous beaches in Kanyakumari-

    1. Muttom Beach
    This is one of the most attractive beaches in the place. Tourists can climb up on the huge boulders to get a clear view of the vast ocean as they hear the waves crashing against the shore. There is also an age-old lighthouse right next to the beach built during colonial rule and a Portuguese All Saints church. Tourists are, however, advised not to bathe here because of the rough sea. 

    2. Sanguthurai Beach
    This is a comparatively quieter beach and is perfect for spending an evening in serenity, with your loved ones. There is a separate area for kids to play in. The beach houses one of the giant conch shell statues in India built during the Chola Kingdom. Overall, the beach is excellent for enjoying the vast sea while you sit under the coconut or palm trees and spend some time with yourself and nature, away from the hustle-bustle of the city.  

    3. Sothavilai Beach
    This beach has a special significance as a tourist spot for various reasons. This is the longest beach in Tamil Nadu, which extends for a few km. It is also the beach which was affected by a great Tsunami in the year 2004. You can keep walking along the shore as the waves kiss your feet. You can also relax while you sit on the boulders and listen to the breeze and the waves hitting the boulders. There is also a tower from which you can photograph panoramic views of the city.
  7. Where can I eat in Kanyakumari?

    Kanyakumari comprises a variety of restaurants serving local delicacies to dishes from various states of India. You can either enjoy the local food available at multiple food joints or go for several high-end restaurants that would serve you to your satisfaction. Here are some dishes you should try while at Kanyakumari:

    - Dosa, Idli, Sambhar, and other south Indian vegetarian delicacies at Saravana.
    Banana Chips from any local shop.
    Kothu parotta at local restaurants
    Pazha Sarbath at Roadside shops offering fruit juices
    Semiya Payasam in desert shops
  8. How many days are enough to visit Kanyakumari?

    Roughly 1-3 days are enough to explore almost all monuments, beaches, and other tourist spots in the city—Book Kanyakumari tour packages with Thrillophilia to get the most ideal staying time lasting between 1-3 days. If you want to explore the neighboring states, towns, or villages, you will have to spare a few more days.
  9. Why is Kanyakumari sunrise famous?

    Kanyakumari is known for its mesmerising and surreal sunrise and sunsets. This is the only place where you can watch sunrise and sunset from the same beach. Tourists can see the sun rising from behind the Vivekananda Memorial, painting a light pink hue over the sky contrasting with the crystal blue sea.

    During the evening, you would be able to see the sunset and the moon rise simultaneously across the horizon. While the sky turns scarlet and the sun dips down, tourists are mesmerized by the sight of the moon rising on the opposite side.

    This is one sight tourists should never fail to experience whenever they are in Kanyakumari. As the shadows of the nearby buildings and monuments are cast on the ever-moving seas, you will be enchanted with the natural beauty of the place.
  10. How to plan a Kanyakumari tour?

    The Kanyakumari tour should include visits to the cities' most revered tourist places. 

    - You can begin by exploring all the areas of historical importance, like the Vivekananda Rock Memorial and the Thiruvalluvar statue.

    Spending some moments at the beach is necessary during dawn and dusk, to have a once in a lifetime view of nature’s beauty. 

    If you want to see the religious cultures followed in the city or just want to admire the architecture of the place, visit the temples like the Kumari Amman. 

    You can also frequent waterfalls like the Courtallam falls and satisfy your inner shopaholic by exploring the beach shops.
  11. Is Kanyakumari worth visiting?

    Kanyakumari is one of the most popular tourist spots in India because of its rich cultural heritage and scenic beauty. The beaches, the sunrise and sunset, the plantations, and various historical sites make Kanyakumari worth visiting. It is often said that if you want to experience the unity in diversity of India along with its geographical beauty, Kanyakumari is the place you should visit.
  12. How can I explore Kanyalumari in one day?

    Kanyakumari sightseeing tour packages itinerary usually begins with a visit to the beaches in the early morning such that you can witness the sunrise and have a look at the Vivekananda Rock Memorial. After that, you may follow with a visit to any of the temples like the Kumari Amman, etc., and then go out to have lunch at some local restaurants.

    While having lunch, you can enjoy Southern Indian delicacies or seafood, depending on your preference. Evenings should usually involve visits to the beaches to watch the sunsets or enjoying the breeze. You can also visit the beach markets to shop for shells, handloom, and other locally sold items. Top off your day with a tasty dinner and watch the city lit under the moonlight.
  13. What can I buy in Kanyakumari?

    There are plenty of things that you can buy in the city, both at the smaller flea and local markets and in bigger shops and boutiques. Here are some items you should shop for while in Kanyakumari.

    - Palm Leaf drawings
    Antiques from the ancient royal periods
    Seashell handicrafts
    Electronic goods
    Wooden handicrafts
    Handloom

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