Kanyakumari Day Tour from Kovalam & Trivandrum
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Product Code : AGORA278
Explore the captivating charm of Kanyakumari on a day tour from Kovalam and Trivandrum. Your journey begins with a pick-up from your hotel, and you'll visit the historic Padmanabhapuram Palace, adorned with intricate woodwork and artifacts. Arrive at Kanyakumari to experience the Vivekananda Rock Memorial with its breathtaking ocean views. Enjoy delicious South Indian cuisine for lunch, followed by visits to the iconic Thiruvalluvar Statue, Kanyakumari Temple, Gandhi Memorial, and the Gothic beauty of St. Xavier's Church. As the day concludes, you'll return to your Kovalam or Trivandrum hotel, having savored the spiritual and scenic wonders of Kanyakumari.
8:00 AM - Departure from Your Hotel: Your journey begins with a convenient pick-up from your hotel in either Kovalam or Trivandrum. Board a comfortable vehicle and head south towards the enchanting destination of Kanyakumari, situated at the southernmost tip of India, where the Bay of Bengal, Indian Ocean, and Arabian Sea converge.
9:30 AM - Padmanabhapuram Palace: En route to Kanyakumari, you'll make a captivating stop at the Padmanabhapuram Palace, an opulent wooden palace located in Padmanabhapuram, which once served as the capital of the Kingdom of Travancore. Step inside to explore the palace's intricate woodwork, magnificent architecture, and a collection of historical artifacts that provide a glimpse into the region's rich history and culture.
11:30 AM - Journey to Kanyakumari: Resume your drive, and soon you'll arrive at Kanyakumari. Your destination is the Vivekananda Rock Memorial. You'll board a ferry that will transport you to the rocky island, where the memorial stands as a tribute to the great Swami Vivekananda. As you explore the memorial, you'll gain insight into the life and teachings of this revered spiritual leader, all while enjoying breathtaking panoramic views of the vast ocean.
1:00 PM - Lunch Break: Enjoy a delightful lunch at a local restaurant, where you can indulge in the delightful flavors of South Indian cuisine.
2:00 PM - Thiruvalluvar Statue: Next on your itinerary is a visit to the Thiruvalluvar Statue, an impressive 133-feet tall stone sculpture dedicated to the ancient Tamil poet and philosopher, Thiruvalluvar. Admire the sheer beauty of the statue and take in awe-inspiring views of the surrounding ocean from this scenic vantage point.
3:00 PM - Kanyakumari Temple: Pay a visit to the revered Kanyakumari Temple, an iconic Hindu temple dedicated to Goddess Kanyakumari. Explore the temple's history and significance, and witness the unique phenomenon of the confluence of the Bay of Bengal, Indian Ocean, and Arabian Sea, all at one sacred spot.
4:00 PM - Gandhi Memorial: Your journey continues with a stop at the Gandhi Memorial, a serene and picturesque site constructed in honor of Mahatma Gandhi. Take a moment to contemplate the life and profound teachings of this great leader while surrounded by the tranquility of the sea.
4:30 PM - Drive to Nagercoil: Depart Kanyakumari for Nagercoil, and your next visit will be to the St. Xavier's Church. This historic church is renowned for its Gothic architecture and spiritual significance. Marvel at the exquisite stained glass windows, ornate altar, and the peaceful ambiance within the church's sacred walls.
5:30 PM - Return Journey: As the day's exploration concludes, embark on the return journey to your hotel in Kovalam or Trivandrum. Reflect on the incredible experiences and beautiful sights you've encountered throughout the tour.
Private AC car/van for pick up and drop off from/to your hotel.
English speaking local guide, if option selected.
Entrance fees to monuments, if option selected.
Lunch, if option selected.
Bottled water in the car.
Camera charges at monuments.
Gratuities and optional activities.
Anything not mentioned in the inclusions.