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The distinctive 15-meter-high "Northern Cliff'' beside the Arabian Sea makes Varkala, a seaside town in southern Kerala, stand out from other nearby communities. It is well-known for its hippie scene, cliffside shacks that serve delicious seafood and play international music, and the tomb of the saint Sree Narayana Guru from Kerala. The Janardana Swami Temple, also called Dakshin Kashi, is another attraction in Varkala.

Varkala is a small slice of paradise with some of the most pristine beaches, hills, lakes, forts, lighthouses, natural fisheries, and springs. Additionally, numerous stores sell cotton harem pants, oxidized silver jewelry, and yoga mats with Hebrew-language signboards. Clean beaches, inexpensive resorts and hostels, and ayurvedic treatments make it a must-see.Varkala tour packages allow you to enjoy a relaxing holiday, away from the crowds and bustle of some of the busier beaches in Kerala.

How to Reach Varkala

Varkala is a small town that is readily reached by car, plane, and train. Personally, if you're traveling from Kerala or the surrounding area, I'd advise taking the bus. You can take a train from Kollam to Varkala and arrive there just in time for breakfast with a view after an overnight journey.

Best time to visit Varkala

Varkala, located at the southernmost point of India, enjoys consistent, comfortable weather all year round. Although there are very few seasonal variations, October to February are the best months to visit Varkala since the cool sea air rules the beach town throughout these months. Late August, September, and March are wonderful choices if you want to avoid the crowds and save money. If you check the weather in advance and travel during the weeks when the town is not drenched in rain, the monsoon season (Jun-Aug) can also be enjoyable.

Places to visit in Varkala

Check out the top attractions of Varkala. that will never fail to enchant you, from beaches to lakes to temples to backwaters! Pick the best ones for your trip, then take photos to save the moments. Explore the attractions in and around Varkala while you're there to create a ton of memories.

  • Varkala Beach
  • Kappil Beach 
  • Kappil Lake
  • Ponnumthuruthu Island
  • Anchuthengu And Anjengo For
  • Janardana Swami Temple 
  • Sivagiri Mutt
  • Odayam Beach
  • Bali Mandapam

Shopping in Varkala

Varkala shopping can be a lot of fun. Varkala offers a vast selection of goods for purchase. These include apparel, accessories, traditional handicrafts, and artifacts. In addition, there are many unusual goods to pick from if you're trying to purchase some keepsakes. Here you can buy things made of coir, horn carvings, tea, coffee, and aromatic spices.

Festival in Varkala

The best things in the world include attending top-notch festivals in Varkala. Be it a rocking music festival or a scrumptious food festival in Varkala. You will have a gala time with a few of your close friends or family. With the best in fun, entertainment, and food, the festival experience immerses the enthusiasts in the local culture and vibe. From the most prominent outdoor beach parties to crazy music festivals, the festivals fall under various categories to suit everybody's tastes. Immerse yourself in the mega dance festivals, electrifying music festivals, theater & film festivals, quirky local festivals, and more.

Cuisine in Varkala

Beautiful cafes and restaurants with views of the Arabian Sea along the Varkala Cliff. While there, visit as many places as possible because they are all different. A few places usually recommended include The Juice Shack, Tibetan Kitchen, and Rock & Roll Café. Furthermore, Café Italiano's upper deck is an excellent place for a fancy dinner date. Finally, when looking for authentic Keralan food, you can also find some wonderful vegetarian selections at Jayaram's Café.

Nightlife in Varkala

You can occupy yourself with a variety of other things nearby. In Palakkad, there are numerous bars, clubs, and eateries where you may savor delectable cuisine, beverages, or hookah flavors. Additionally, countless brief performances are held. Kozhikode routinely has events for fun and entertainment, which are excellent for locals and tourists alike. The city also has the following pubs, in addition to all the fun things to do.

Accommodation in Varkala

Varkala features accommodation for all different types of travelers. Depending on your budget, you can choose from inexpensive lodging to opulent cottages. For those of you traveling alone, there are also a few hostels. Varkala is, without a doubt, among the safest places I have ever visited. Another reason it's liked by solitary female travelers worldwide is that you never feel unwelcome, and it's always friendly. The locals are chirpy and won't bother you unless you need help.

Choose from one of our numerous Varkala vacation packages to spend time with friends, family, single travelers, and more. Varkala vacation packages can be altered to fit your needs and price range. With our assistance, you can get first-rate housing, food, entertainment, excursions, and transportation. There are also a few weekend excursions available from nearby cities to Varkala.


Best Varkala Holiday Packages

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Coast to Mountain Tour

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Mumbai - Trivandrum - Kovalam - Cape Comorin - Kovalam - Varkala - Kumarakom - Thekkady - Munnar - Cochin

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  • Excursion to UNESCO Site Elephanta caves
  • Beach pleasures at Mumbai
  • Relax on golden shores of Kovalam
  • Day trip to Cape Comorin
  • Visit holy beach town of Varkala
  • Luxury day-cruise in Kumarakom
  • Indulge in water sports
  • Pay a visit to Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary
  • Spot wildlife at Periyar Tiger Reserve
  • Enjoy boat ride on Periyar Lake
  • Explore tea plantations in Munnar
  • Wildlife safari at the Eravikulam National Park
  • Attend Kathakali performance
  • Sightseeing in Cochin

Majestic Kerala Tour with Mumbai

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Mumbai – Mangalore – Bekal – Wayanad – Kozhikode(Calicut) – Cochin – Thekkady – Kumarakom– Quilon – Varkala - Kovalam

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  • Guided tours to Mumbai
  • Enjoy fun beach activities
  • Explore Bekal Fort
  • Visit Pookot lake (boating)
  • Hike to Lakkidi
  • Spot wildlife at the Wayanad sanctuary
  • Trace history at Kappad
  • Guided tours to Kochi
  • Boat ride on the Periyar Lake
  • Houseboat ride on Kumarakom backwaters
  • Sightseeing in Kollam
  • Indulge in beach activities at Kovalam

Beautiful Nest and Backwater Tour

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Mumbai- Trivandrum - Kovalam - Varkala - Kumarakom - Periyar - Kottayam - Alleppey - Cochin - Calicut - Ooty - Mysore - Bangalore - Mumbai

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Kerala Beach and Backwater Tour

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Trivandrum - Kovalam- CapeCamorin - Varkala - Kumarakom - Thekkady - Munnar – Cochin

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FAQ of Varkala

Q: Where is Varkala beach situated?

Ans: Varkala Beach is situated 39 km north from Trivandrum and 28 km south from Kollam.

Q: Why anyone should visit Varkala?

Ans: Varkala is definitely worth a visit if you are looking for a calm & quiet beaches to chill-out.

Q: What are the main attractions for Varkala apart from beach : anyone should visit Varkala?

Ans: Although Varkalais popular for its beach still you can visit the following main places :

  • Varkala Cliff.
  • Janardhana Swami Temple.
  • Varkala Light House
  • Kappil Lake
Q: Is there any airport in Varkala?

Ans: Varkala is a small city in Kerala & there no as such airport.

Q: Can you let us know which the nearest airport from Varkala is?

Ans: Trivandrum international airport (TRV) is the nearest airport from Varkala which is around 41kms. which will take 1.5 hrs. drive approx.

Q: Is there any other airport by which anyone can reach Varkala apart from Trivandrum?

Ans: Yes, Cochin International Airport (COK) which is around 200 kms from Varkala & will take 5.5 hrs. drive approx.

Apart from COK & TRV there are 02 more airports in Kerala:

  • Calicut International Airport (IXP) – 8.5 hrs. drive approx. from Varkala
  • Kannur International Airport (IXP) – 11 hrs. drive approx. from Varkala
Q: What is the name of Varkala railway station?

Ans: Varkala Sivagiri railway station (VAK) is the name of Varkala railway station.

Q: Other railway stations which are nearby Varkala?

Ans: Yes, there some which are as below:

  • Ernakulam Junction railway station (ERS)
  • Alappuzha railway station (ALLP)
  • Kottayam railway station (KTYM)
  • Trivandrum Central Railway station (TVC)
Q: Varkala comes in which district?

Ans: Trivandrum.

Q: Which is the nearest city to Varkala?

Ans: Kollam is the nearest city to Varkala which is far around 28 kms and Trivandrum which is around 39 km.

Q: How big is Varkala city is?

Ans: In terms of land area Varkala has 14.87 km square & it has the population of around forty thousand.

Q: Which city among Kovalam & Varkala has less populated beaches?

Ans: Varkala has less populated beaches.

Q: What are the suggested tours to visit Varkala?

Ans: There are different famous tours to visit Varkala which can be clubbed-up with other cities:

Q: Best time to visit Varkala?

Ans: Although you can travel to Varkala anytime in a year but yes travel between October to March is a good time to travel any part of Varkalaas the weather generally remain cool during these months.