Kanyakumari is the southernmost tip of the Indian Peninsula. A small coastal town in the state of Tamil Nadu, Kanyakumari was earlier known as Cape Comorin. Kanyakumari gives the fantastic meeting of the Bay of Bengal, the Arabian Sea, and the Indian Ocean meeting together at a point. But, this is not a miracle, the miracle lies in the beauty that the water of three seas does not mix, you can clearly describe between the turquoise blue, deep blue, and sea green waters of the three seas. To enjoy the best view of sunset and sunrise, you can visit the Triveni Sangam point and the famous View tower. Kanyakumari is also the only place in India where you can observe the sunrise and sunset at the same beach. The town is not only popular for its unique phenomenon but also its temples and the Vivekananda Rock Memorial among other iconic monuments. Tejas Tours and Travels is dedicated to all customers by providing convenient tour packages or customized tour packages to visit and travel around the state of Karnataka. We Tejas provide a wide range of vehicle selection for all our customers to have a great and memorable journey. Tejas Tours and Travels is the highly responsible tour and travel service provider in the marketplace, who provides transport service for the best price and delivers high-class travel. Visit our website at www.tejastravels.com for any inquiries or bookings.
Best Time to Visit: The best time to visit Kanyakumari is the winter months when the weather is cool and pleasant. Maximum tourists visit the city from November to March.
Places to Visit: Kanyakumari sightseeing isn’t complete without taking a tour of the famous places of historical, religious, and natural amazements. The best tourist places here for your tour.
Kumari Amman Temple (Bhagavathy Amman Temple), is an old temple and has been noted in the Ramayana, Mahabharata, and the Sangam works Manimekalai and Puranaanooru. The Vaisakha festival is celebrated in the Tamil calendar month of Vaikasi, where an image of the goddess is taken around town. An image of the god is held in worship at the Navaratri mandapam across the time period of Navaratri. Temple Timings: 4.30 AM to 12.30 PM and 4 PM to 8.30 PM. Book Cars from Tejas Tours and Travels for an affordable price.
Vivekananda Rock Memorial, as the name suggests, Vivekananda Rock Memorial was built to commemorate the great religious reformer Swami Vivekananda. Opened to the public in 1970, the rock memorial is a major tourist attraction in Kanyakumari. The rock memorial comprises two main structures-the Vivekananda Mandapam and the Shripada Mandapam. Hire Cabs from Tejas Tours and Travels to explore the Vivekananda Rock Memorial.
Thiruvalluvar Statue, The gigantic statue of Tamil Poet Thiruvalluvar, standing atop an island a few meters into the sea is one of the major tourist attractions of Kanyakumari. Standing tall at 133 feet, the statue of Thiruvalluvar was opened to the public in 2000. The statue stands on a three-tier pedestal, known as the Atharapeedam which is further surrounded by a 38 feet Alankara Peedam. 10 elephants made of the stone mantle the Alankara Edema symbolizing the ten directions – eight for the earth, one for the sky, and another for hell. Rent Mini Bus from Tejas Tours and Travels for the market best price.
Vattakotai Fort, One of the last coastal forts constructed by the rulers of the Travancore Kingdom, it dates back to the 18th century. Constructed under the supervision of an ex-Dutch naval officer, today the fort is protected under the archaeological department of India. Built of solid stone, the fort comprises watch towers, weapon rooms, and restrooms. It goes without saying that the architectural grandeur of the fort makes for a must-visit to this place. Rent Tempo Travel from Tejas Tours and Travels for the market best price
Kanyakumari Beach, the namesake beach of the town and the most popular one, this beach overlooks the meeting point of the seas and oceans. The colors of the three water bodies are clearly defined in turquoise blue, deep blue, and sea green, which change with the season or the day’s weather. Hire Bus from Tejas Tours and Travels for the market best price.
Places to visit near Kanyakumari: Apart from the famous places here, you can also visit other scenic locales nearby. Explore these tourist places near Kanyakumari for a wonderful trip.
Thirparappu Falls, one of the more popular tourist places in Kanyakumari happens to be the Thirparappu Falls. Located at a distance of 55 kilometers from the main city, the cascading waters of the falls make for an enchanting sight to behold. The waterfall originates at the Kodyar River and descends at Thirparappu from a height of around 50 feet. The location is ideal for adults and children alike who can enjoy to their fullest here. Book Cars from Tejas Tours and Travels for an affordable price.
Padmanabhapuram Palace is one of the must-visit historical places in Tamilnadu. This palace which was built in 1601 AD by Iravi Varma Kulasekhara Perumal is renowned as one of the marvels of the Travancore era. Forming a part of the Western Ghats, the town this palace is named after was once the capital of Travancore, the Hindu Kingdom ruled by the Travancore Royal Family. And even though this heritage site is seated at the foothills of Velli in the state of Tamil Nadu, it is sustained by the Government of Kerala. The words of praise of this architectural beauty don’t end here as it also houses the intricately designed Queen Mother’s palace adorned with royal chairs and hued ceilings. Besides, the Durbar Hall, secret passages, artwork symbolizing Lord Krishna, Goddess Saraswati’s Shrine, Council chamber, Performance hall, Southern palace are some other tourist attractions of this palace. Rent Mini Bus from Tejas Tours and Travels for the market best price.
The Chitharal Jain monuments presently called Chitharal Malai Kovil are the ruins of Jain’s Training Centre in small rocky hills called the “Thirucharanattu Malai”, located in a small village called Chitharal. The place is scenic beauty and is a very excellent place. Chitharal is 7 km from Marthandam, 55 km from Kanyakumari, and 36 km from Nagercoil. To reach the monument on a hilltop, one has to walk 800 meters for around 10 to 20 minutes in the steep steps built on the hill. From the top of the hill, you can explore the scenic beauty of Rivers, Lakes, Mountains, Villages, Coconut fields, Churches, and Buildings. There is a specialty in the huge rocks presents here. Because the rocks look like that someone has kept one rock over the other rock. Rent Tempo Travel from Tejas Tours and Travels for a reasonable price.
Chothavilai (Sothavilai) Beach, is just 10 kilometers away from Kanyakumari. The beach is one of the best natural beaches in the Kanyakumari district. The beach has shoal water and high ridges on the ground. The tourists can reach the beach through the newly laid coastal road which is a very delightful drive along the sea coast. Hire Bus from Tejas Tours and Travels for the market best price.
Things/ Activities to do in Kanyakumari:
- Take a dip at the Trivia Sangam – the confluence of the Arabian Sea, Indian Ocean, and the Bay of Bengal.
- Make yourself for a parallel sunset and moonrise view. For the most stunning views of the sunset, visit on a full moon night. The best time to view sunsets is between mid-October and mid-March, but the peak times are from December to February. You can also book a sea-facing hotel/resort to enjoy the sight.
- Visit the Masoor Aqueduct and walk along the trough. The 1KM long bridge is the largest and highest trough bridge in the entire subcontinent.
- Shopping at the local markets on Sannathi Street for painted shells or shell-made handicrafts, and other local goods and souvenirs.
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