Vellayani Lake

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

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!

  • 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.

  • Entry is free.

  • Boat ride

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  • Vellayani Lake Address: Thiruvananthapuram District, Kerala, India, Kovalam
  • Vellayani Lake Timing: 24-hrs
  • Vellayani Lake Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Vellayani Lake(preferred time): 03:00 pm - 07:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Vellayani Lake: 02:00 Hrs
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  • 56.4% of people who visit Kovalam include Vellayani Lake in their plan

  • 50.83% 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 Friday

94.16% 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
  • Nice place to visit in the evenings. Cool breeze throughout however need to leave before nightfall since there is no streetlight and there not much space for sitting.

  • Beautiful place, away from the city. Quite, secluded, but not be easy to find taxi.

  • beautiful atmosphere...peace. calm & quiet place for those who are in need of a deep relaxation from city life

  • Amazing lake with various water birds, excellent location for birdwatching! Loved the scenic beauty and tranquility all around!

  • Nice place in Trivandrum for evening trip. Main attraction is kireedam bridge,fishing,backwater agriculture, etc Early morning 6 am to 7 am fresh fish available for buy......

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