Vellayani Lake, Kovalam

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  • Address: Thiruvananthapuram District, Kerala, India, Kovalam
  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Family And Kids, Lake, Boating
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About Vellayani Lake, Kovalam

Located seven kilometres away from Kovalam, Vellayani lake is also known as Kochu Kovalam which means little Kovalam. A must-visit for people planning a vacation to Kovalam, Vellayani Lake in Thiruvananthapuram district of Kerala is a freshwater lake.

Absolutely stunning in the moonlight, the best time to visit the lake is during the Onam festival when the annual boating race is held. The Vellayani Durga temple is located close to the lake and is a serene place to spend time.

Just a boat ride away, Vellayani Lake is a must-visit!

Vellayani Lake Information

  • Speed boat rides schedules and fares can be obtained locally.
  • Entry is free.
  • Can be visited anytime.
  • The surrounding area around the lake serves as a perfect picnic spot for a day out.

Vellayani Lake Ticket Prices

  • Entry is free.

How To reach Vellayani Lake by Public Transport

  • Boat ride

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Things to Know Before Visiting Vellayani Lake

  • 82.22% of people who visit Kovalam include Vellayani Lake in their plan

  • 57.12% of people start their Vellayani Lake visit around 2 PM - 3 PM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Vellayani Lake

Monday, Wednesday and Thursday

94.33% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Vellayani Lake

People normally club together Kovalam Fish Market and Padmanabhaswamy Temple while planning their visit to Vellayani Lake.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

Vellayani Lake, Kovalam Reviews

  • This is the main lake near Trivandrum and you can see a lot of water lilies flowers and good place to chill in the summer season also you can buy fresh water fish that who in a cheaper rate and it provides a good feeling of chilling out on weekend or holiday good time to visit here is the morning time before then and most suitable time is 7 o'clock in the morning

  • Beautiful and breathtaking place for morning walk best and amazing place for having packed lunch in the noon and of course a heavenly place for hangout in the evening time.fresh air and fresh water fish..go for it

  • Scenic Beauty. Nature at its finest. One of the best spots to be at during sunset

  • For those quiet and quaint evenings, I would suggest you to go here and spent the evening. There is a chai place nearby. So you can sip to hot tea and listen to the birds chirping and gaze at the evening sky.

  • A fresh water lake in Trivandrum.. best scenery in Kerala. Traditional spicy food available

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