Are you looking for what to do in Varkala?
Things to do and see:
Chances are you might not want to see or do anything, once Varkala’s tranquillity takes over you. Or to say the least, there are some things to do and see that will offer you the much prevalent repose.
Being a temple town, expect to come across many temples, small and big alike. The 2000-year-old Shree Janardhana Swamy temple, also a noted Hindu pilgrimage site is a must-visit. Taking spirituality further is the 'Sivagiri Pilgrimage'. Held annually from the 30th of December to 1st of January, this is a religious retreat. The Vishnu temple, a well-preserved temple too is a beautiful place to be.
The Varkala Beach and the Papasnanam Beach are obviously a must-visits. The Kappil lake will quench your lingering thirst for any serenity! With the lake on one side and the Kappil beach on the other, a boat ride in between is a unique experience.
The Ponnumthuruthu Island is where the backwaters of Varkala flow with verdant tropical foliage, relaxing boat rides and a perched temple. Also popular as one of the best offbeat things to do in Varkala.
And to top it all off, the Varkala light house offering spectacular views of the entire town is one of the best things to do and see in Varkala.
Below we have a list of things to do in Varkala and the places where you want to spend the best moments of your trip. At the same time, the city offers you the best neighborhoods to explore and new foods to try.
This list should help you in deciding and prioritizing what you should plan on your Varkala getaway. Find a mix of must-see tourist spots, underrated local hangouts, and maybe even a few new experiences you can try out.
Make the most of your trip to Varkala with confidence.