Varkala Tourism & Travel Guide

Trips and Itineraries for Varkala

Well, looks like Varkala is not going to be a secret for long....

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Featuring panoramic views of the Arabian Sea, Varkala displays the purest form of a natural beach retreat in India....

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Top Places To Visit in Varkala 32 Spots

Papanasam Beach,, North Cliff, Varkala 695141
This stunningly beautiful beach is an idyllic getaway for tourists.
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Varkala cliff, Varkala, Kerala 695141
it has all kinds of shops- you can buy clothes, colourful skirts, shorts, scarves!! i myself did a lot of shopping (giggles), the cliff is around 2 Kms long, and you can take a nice walk down.. This cliff overlooks the Papasnanam beach on one side and the Edava beach on the other.
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Hotels and Homestays in Varkala   301 Hotels


Weekend Getaways from Varkala  

Best time to visit - April,May,June,September,October,November
This national park is the breathtaking home of a plethora of precious flora and fauna, and lies along the Western Ghats. Considered the magnum opus of Kerala, the park provides magnificent panoramic views of tea plantations and rolling hills blanketed in mist. The grasslands protect the endangered Nilgiri Tahr and harbour several other species of animals, birds and butterflies, including a new species of frog that was discovered recently. Eravikulam park becomes a sought after destination when the hill slopes get veiled by a carpet of blue, a miraculous phenomena caused by the flowering of Neelakurinji, which blooms only once in 12 years. Anamudi, translating to elephant's forehead and located within the park, is the highest peak of South India and its might and height of 8,842 ft can be enjoyed from a distance at Rajamala, from where the endangered Nilgiri Tahr can also be observed. The park provides a number of safaris for convenient and safe tourism around the park. The Kurinji Trail, which follows through misty tracks of protected animals and flowery grasslands, is a must for trekking lovers. Another famous but charming spot is the Lakkom Waterfalls, which provide an enchanting view along with an eco-shop cafeteria to eat at. Close to these falls is a log house, which offers comfortable accommodation with complimentary food and the much desired solitude and peace amidst the lap of nature.


About Varkala

Why Travel to VarkalaVarkala is a microorganism of the world, with people from around the globe. Its main attraction, and reason for popularity, is the Papanasham Beach, which hugs the North Cliff and is reached by steps down the cliff. A bit further north is the Black Beach, the black sand now almost vanished below granite breakers placed to reduce erosion. However it is a lovely spot to watch the sun-set.
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