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Best Things To Do in Kovalam

There are several best things to do in Kovalam which attracts a number of tourists each year. It is a beautiful coastal town in Kerala. It is a well-known beach with three adjacently lying crescent beaches. It has been one of the favorites amongst tourists since as early as 1930. The beach has a giant rocky promontory that makes the place an ideal location for sea bathing. There are an ample number of leisure options available on the beach. One can enjoy sunbathing, herbal massages, cultural events, catamaran cruising and various others. In short, Kovalam is an ideal tourist destination where one can feel relaxed to the core. Life here begins at full pace in the late hours of the day and continues till late at night. The beach location conveniently incorporates beautiful cottages offering a comfortable stay, Ayurvedic resorts, shopping places, swimming pools, Ayurvedic massage centers, Yoga centers, meditation zones etc.

Being one of the south Indian beauties, Kovalam offers various south Indian delicacies for tourists to relish. It is located just sixteen kilometers away from Thiruvananthapuram, hence, getting to Kovalam is an eased out affair. While relaxing in Kovalam you might as well plan to visit the city of Thiruvananthapuram for a day or two. While holidaying in Kovalam, one of the most popular beaches you can indulge into various water activities including Surfing, Motorboat riding as well as wooden boat riding. All these activities are immense fun and add on to your amazing vacation. Amongst the various beaches, the Lighthouse beach is the star, mentioning under the best things to do in Kovalam. This is the largest of all the three beaches and also accommodates a thirty-five-meter high lighthouse. The second largest beach is named Hawah Beach while the last one is called Samudra Beach. All in all, Kovalam is a place that is on the bucket list of all beach lovers.

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    About the activity : Munnar is that little piece of South Indian heaven that you need to explore at least once in your life! The wispy clouds and the emerald hills are all that you need to see about this wonderful paradise on earth! Explore the tea plantations on a soft trekking expedition and open up your gaze to the beauty of a place that has lost itself to Mother Nature’s warm embrace! The prime beauty factor of Munnar lies in its jade colored tea farms and tea plantations which seek to touch the breezy skies and the beautiful clouds that envelop the place in a lovely glow! You can also trek to see the different spice plantations and the unique areas around Munnar that boast of pure, unadulterated beauty! This gem of Kerala awaits you to explore its every dimension! Activities: Soft Trek in Munnar Difficulty Level: Easy

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    Munnar
    h6 Hours

    About the activity : The green lands of Munnar beckon you to its amazing environs this weekend! Head for a fun and exciting forest trekking trip to Munnar with your friends and family! Enjoy the vast beauty of the breezy hill station with your loved ones and revel in the fairy tale like scenery of the place! Proceed to the beautiful peaks of Chokkramudi which is the 3rd highest peak in South India. This is a 5 hour-8 hour trek and poses as a moderate trek for those who love trekking amongst the clouds of hill stations. The peak is 12km away from Munnar and you can traverse upon these terrains for a long time before heading down to the plains! Explore the different flora and fauna of the place and indulge in nature photography as well. Book now for the best offers and have an amazing time with your family!  Meal Types: Sandwich and Fruits Transportation Types: Available at an extra cost Activities: Trekking Difficulty Level: Moderate 

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    Munnar
    h2 Hours

    About the activity : Head for a new and exciting soft trekking experience in Munnar with your friends and family on your next holiday! Experience the pure thrill of adventure and relax in the serenity of the sprawling hills and forests of Munnar as you visit the tea gardens of this beautiful hill station! Let your senses dance to the different aromas of the tea gardens and revel in the amazing scenery! Nature lovers and tea enthusiasts are in for a pure treat if your next holiday plans involve the lovely hill station of Munnar. Enjoy the serenity of this lovely emerald-hued paradise on your next holiday soon! Embark on a fun soft trekking trip and click natures beauty to your joy! Activities: Trekking and Tea Plantation Visit Difficulty Level: Easy

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    Munnar
    h4 Hours

    About the activity : The mountains of Munnar call you to explore them on your next holiday away from the humdrum of city life! Situated at the confluence of three mountain streams namely, the Mudrapuzha, the Nallathanni and the Kundala at about 1600m above sea level, Munnar has proved to be a haven of sorts for all those who wish to run away from the blistering heat of the city! The sprawling acres of tea plantations and the misty clouds in the place have attracted many visitors from all over the country and abroad! The different mountains and peaks such as the Anamudi and other sites such as Top station and Chinnakanal have proven to be a treat for the travellers eyes!  Engage in an exciting mountain trekking and tea garden visit in Munnar on your next trip here and revel in the amazing tranquillity of nature! Activities: Trekking and Tea Plantation Visit Difficulty Level: Easy

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    Munnar
    h5 Hours

    About the activity  Enjoy a fun and enjoyable trek to Chokramudi peak on your next holiday and revel in the true spirit of adventure! Grab your friends and family and get going on the slopes and misty skies of this amazing place! Once here, you will start trekking near Chokramudi Mountain, one of the third highest mountains in the lush and sprawling lands of Munnar. After a one hour trekking session from the base of the mountain, photographers and nature lovers will realise that the mountains true adventure side lies in the end of the last few minutes of the trek when you will reach 2100 metres above sea level. After a brief 30 minutes break, you can relax and begin your descend to the same place and get your vehicle back to Munnar after a fun and exciting time! Activities: Trekking Difficulty Level: Easy

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    Munnar
    h1 Hour

    About the Activity: Get ready to boost up your adrenaline for some fun-filled time that will rejuvenate your mind and body! Jumaring adventure in Munnar is one thrilling activity that you certainly cannot miss while in this pristine land. Feel your heart racing as you prepare to embark on this exhilarating activity along with your friends and family. This exhilarating activity of Jumaring is more of a technique that has gradually transformed itself into a leisure-adventure activity. Jumaring is a technique used to climb a wall, rock, tree standing erect at an angle of 90° angle. The participant is suspended through a mechanical device called Jumar used for ascending on a rope. This thrilling Jumaring adventure in Munnar not only satiates your thirst for adventure but will certainly keep you longing for more. Feel your heartbeat racing as you slowly advance over the rope, while your friends cheer for you! Make some marvelous memories with friends and family while embarking on this thrilling Jumaring adventure in Munnar. Transportation Types: Available at an extra cost Activities: Jumaring Difficulty Level: Moderate

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    Munnar
    h1 Hour

    About the Activity: For all adventure lovers, here is your chance to enthral in an age old form of adventure and the mother of all martial arts – Kalaripayatu. Created in the ancient South India, this amazing martial art form draws its inspiration from the ferocious and majestic animals. Indulge in this exciting session of ancient self-defence process. Enjoy a griping session of Kalaripayatu in Thekaddy, considered as a vital part of Indian heritage. Witness Kalari masters displaying the best of this ancient martial art form. Learn more about our strong heritage and culture – know more about the history of this unique martial art from Kerala while indulging in this gleeful activity. Return with a bag full of memories after witnessing the unending glory of this captivating session of Kalaripayatu in Thekaddy. Transportation Types: Available at an extra cost Activities: Kathakali Experience Difficulty Level: Easy

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    Munnar
    h2 Hours

    About the Activity: Indulge in a thrilling round of High rope activities in Munnar which will certainly feed your thirst for adventure. Rivet in this stirring adventure which is certainly meant for some brave hearted people. Fuel up your energy and get ready to indulge in an array of exhilarating activities available here. Brace up for exciting activities like swinging bridge, cargo net, multilane – in order to complete these exciting activities all you require is a proper technique. Balance yourself as you walk on the rope while clinging to several parallel ropes that hang from the top for support. These innovative activities provide you with your much needed break from the humdrums of the routine life. You can also indulge in other thrilling activities such as earthquake walk, Burma bucket and Zip lining. Delight yourself in this thrilling activities along with friends and family. Feel your heart racing as you prepare yourself to indulge in these exciting High rope activities in Munnar that involve skills to complete them but at the same time promises you with ample doses of fun and adventure. Transportation Types: Available at an extra price Activities: Swinging Bridge, Cargo net, Multilane, Burma Bridge, Earthquake walk, Burma bucket and Zip lining Difficulty Level: Moderate to Challenging

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    Munnar
    h1 Hour

    About the Activity: With your arrival here, get ready to boost up your adrenaline for a thrilling activity of Mock river crossing experience in Munnar. Feel your heart racing as you prepare to embark on this exhilarating activity along with your friends and family. Prepare to race your heart with a nerve thrilling mock river crossing experience in Munnar. In this activity, you will be suspended over a river, valley or ravine through a rope – all you require is to crawl on the rope and cross the river. The trained professionals will assure that you are decked up with all the required safety gears before you jump onto this experience. Feel your heartbeat racing as you slowly advance over the cascading waters. Make some marvelous memories with friends and family while embarking on this thrilling mock river crossing experience in Munnar. Transportation Types: Available at an extra cost Activities: Mock River Crossing Difficulty Level: Moderate

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    Munnar
    h2 Hours

    About the Activity: Indulge in this amazing multi rope activities in Munnar, an activity which is certainly meant for brave hearted people. Feed your thirst for adventure while riveting in this stirring adventure. Fuel up your energy and get ready to indulge in an array of nerve-wracking activities available here. Gather your wits for exciting activities like swinging bridge, cargo net, multilane – in order to complete these exciting activities all you require is a proper technique. Watch your step as you balance yourself carefully while walking on the rope. The best and easy way to successfully complete these activities is by clinging to several parallel ropes that hang from the top for support. You can also indulge in other thrilling activities such as Burma Bridge and Zip lining. Feel your heart racing as you prepare yourself to indulge in these exciting multi rope activities in Munnar that promises you with ample doses of fun and adventure. Transportation Types: Available at an extra price Activities: Swinging Bridge, Cargo net, Multilane, Burma Bridge and Zip lining Difficulty Level: Moderate to Challenging  

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    Munnar
    h4 Hours

    About the activity :Strap your trekking shoes and grab your cameras! It is time for you to head to the marvellous terrains of Munnar with your loved ones and your adventure pals! While on this exciting trek, you will do trekking in the Seven Hills which is about 4 km away from Munnar. This is a 5 hour exhilarating trek guaranteed to make you fall in love with the thick and lush landscape of the place. The walk goes through several grasslands and terrains of all types. While you are at this trek you will get to know the real beauty of Munnar because the trek is filled with vivid scenery and beautiful emerald shields of grass!Meal Types: Sandwich and FruitsTransportation Types: Available at an extra costActivities: TrekkingDifficulty Level: Moderate

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    Munnar
    h8 Hours

    About the activity : On your next holiday, let your senses soar high as you explore the terrains of Munnar with an exciting sandal valley tour in this amazing hill station! A full day trip through Munnar will cover major sightseeing and unique experiences such as Tea Museum, Eravikulam – Rajamalai National Park, Anaimudi Peak, NilgiriTahr, LuckomFalls. There are several unique experiences involved just for you including a visit to Orange Plantations, Sandalwood Forest, Muniyara Cave, Thoovanam Falls and Chinnar Wild Life Sanctuary among many others! Explore the deep and dark green environs of Munnar and let the beauty and splendour of this lovely hill station with your loved ones on your next holiday! Grab your cameras, your friends and your spirit for adventure as you embark on an adventure in this expanse of hills! Transportation Types: Included ( Standard 4 seater Non A/c Car like Indica/indigo)Activities: Sightseeing and Visit to sandal wood forest in the valley and orange plantations Difficulty Level: Easy

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    Munnar
    h1 Hour

    About the Activity: Kathakali in Thekaddy is an enthralling program that provides you with an opportunity of witnessing this ancient classical dance-drama of Kerala. River in this amazing experience with friends and family. Kathakali is a very popular dance form that has been known for enticing tourists from all over the world. This beautiful dance performance does not employ singing as well as speking, however, all the motions are imparted through various expressions, mudras, natural gestures and graceful-rhythmic movements. Give your children a chance of knowing more about our Indian culture through this dance performance. A delightful experience – take a break from common leisure activities and get ready to glee in this gripping session of Kathakali in Thekkady. Make some wonderful memories and learn more about this widely acclaimed dance performance. Transportation Types: Available at an extra cost Activities: Kathakali Experience Difficulty Level: Easy

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    Munnar
    h1 Hour

    About the Activity: Embark on this amazing thrilling rappelling adventure in Potthamedu with friends and family for an unparalleled experience. Brace up and get ready for this thrilling activity in the beautiful environs of Kerala. This stirring activity of rappelling involves twin techniques of mountaineering and rock climbing. Also known as Abseiling, this innovative adventure involves hiking a steep cliff or a slope while harnessed to all the required safety gears. Gather your wits as you prepare yourself to descend through a sheer vertical drop such as a rock face while clinging to a rope for your safety. While embarking on this griping rappelling adventure in Potthamedu you will be indulging in different types of techniques employed in this stirring adventure such as forward, backward, side and stomach rappelling. Shed off all the cobwebs of routine life and enthrall in this amazing adventure sport of rappelling in Potthamedu. Activities: Rappelling Difficulty Level: Moderate

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What You Should Know More About Things To Do in Kovalam

  • What all activities I can do in Kovalam?

    There are a number of things that you can do in Kovalam. Some of them are as follows:

    • Go for a sightseeing tour and explore the town to the core.
    • Try out a water sport such as parasailing, surfing, paragliding as well as swimming while touring the beautiful beaches of Kovalam.
    • Take a hearty breakfast at the very famous German Bakery of Kovalam.
    • Have an Ayurvedic massage session and relax your mind as well as body to the core.
    • Go for shopping at the local street markets and shops and get back some memories.
    • Take a night trip to the popular houseboats of Kovalam and experience the feel of being under the sky and on water at the same time.
    • Take a catamaran ride and enjoy yourself to the fullest.
    • Take a meditation as well as yoga session at the popular Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Dhanwanthari Ashram and help yourself get away from the stress of day to day life.
    • Get a cultural taste of Kovalam by attending a Gramam village fair
    • Enjoy the mesmerizing environment as well as cozy ambiance of Jeevan Music Cafe
    • Take a walk at the beautiful Lighthouse Beach
    • Explore the Veli Tourist Village of Kovalam
    • Take a tour to the Vellayani Lake which is around seven kilometers away from Kovalam.
    • Visit and admire the beauty of Kovalam's artificial off-shore coral reef.

  • Which are must visit beaches in Kovalam?

    Kovalam is a popular tourist destination and houses various beautiful beaches worth visiting. These beaches are popular for relaxation, performing activities, taking yoga as well as massage sessions etc. Some of the best beaches of Kovalam are as follows:

    • Kovalam beach
    • Pozhikara Beach
    • Ashoka beach
    • Samudra Beach
    • Grove Beach
    • Chowara beach
    • Vizhinjam Beach
    • Lighthouse Beach
    • Hawa Beach

  • Which are some of the best houseboats in Kovalam?

    A houseboat journey is one of the main attractions of Kovalam. There are various houseboat companies that offer these services. One can avail these services while visiting Kovalam. There are various kinds of houseboats that you can pick from as per your requirement. The various kinds of houseboats that you can pick from are as follows:

    • One bedroom houseboat
    • Two-bedroom houseboat
    • Three-bedroom houseboat
    • Four-bedroom houseboat
    • Five-bedroom houseboat
    • Six-bedroom houseboat

    These houseboats come with varying added facilities as well as amenities that you can pick from as per what suits your needs.

  • What all water sports can be done in Kovalam?

    Kovalam is a beautiful beach dotted with palm groves all around. This beach is one of the most beautiful beaches of India which offers a wide variety of water sports to be practiced while touring Kovalam. The Kovalam beach is conveniently divided into three parts where you can take up the following activities:

    • Snorkeling
    • Parasailing
    • Windsurfing
    • Catamaran ride
    • Kayaking
    • Backwater cruising
    • Water Skiing

  • Which are best places for yoga and meditation in Kovalam?

    Kovalam is a popular tourist destination amongst tourists and is visited by an ample number of domestic as well as International tourists who look for a refreshing holiday experience. Yoga and meditation are two outstanding ways to escape the stress of daily life that people lead in metropolitan cities. Popular Yoga, as well as Meditation centers in Kovalam, are as follows:

    • Amrutham Yoga and Ayurvedic Center
    • Shivasoorya Divine School of Yoga
    • Padmakarma Yogashala
    • Ayurge Ayurveda Institute
    • Lagoona Beach
    • Kin Hin
    • Om Shivaya Yoga and Meditation Center
    • Chandra Yoga
    • Lekshmi Yoga Vedantha Center
    • Brahma Yoga School
    • Astanga Yoga Mandiram
    • International Lekshmi Yoga Center
    • Kailasam Yoga and Ayurveda Holidays

  • Which are best places for ayurvedic massage in Kovalam?

    Kovalam stays to be extensively popular for Ayurvedic massages. In Kovalam, one can enjoy the benefits of Ayurvedic massages at various resorts, hotels as well as beaches. The massive number of tourists visiting Kovalam get their mind and soul rejuvenated to the core. You can visit the following Ayurvedic massage centers in Kovalam:

    • Olive Leaf
    • Green Leaf
    • Bodhi Dharma
    • The Grandspa Ayurvedic Wellness Centre
    • Amritha Ayurvedic Centre
    • S D Pharmacy Kovalam Agency
    • Karmayo Namasthyatha Ayurvedic Centre
    • Kailas Hospitality
    • Vydyashala Ayurveda
    • Divya The Health Spa
    • Kailas Ayurveda & Yoga Centre
    • Softouch Divya Spa
    • Ayurveda Panchakarma Centre
    • Skvm Ayurveda & Marma Health Centre

  • Can we go for catamaran ride in Kovalam? How much is the cost?

    Catamaran ride is a thrilling activity that can be experienced in Kovalam. The cost for a person starts at around 500 INR or 7.7 USD

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