THINGS TO DO IN POOVAR!!

Here we present a comprehensive list of things to do in poovar. It includes all the major events that take place and the places to visit in poovar. We take care of all the variables that may affect these: weather, distance, prime time, budget, and so on, to devise the ultimate guide. So get out of your hotels to let the traveler inside you overcome the tourist.

There are various activities to do in poovar, ranging from adventure to cultural to wildlife.

Kovalam - Sightseeing

Kovalam - Sightseeing

Cost: free INR

Distance: 16 Km

Kovalam is a small coastal town in the southern Indian state of Kerala, south of Thiruvananthapuram. At the southern end of Lighthouse Beach is a striped lighthouse with a viewing platform. Palm-backed beaches also include Hawa Beach and Samudra Beach. Heading south, Vizhinjam Juma Masjid mosque overlooks the busy fishing harbor. Inland, Sagarika Marine Research Aquarium displays technology used in pearl production...... Know more
Day Trip to Kanyakumari

Day Trip To Kanyakumari

Cost: free INR

Distance: 16 Km

Visit Vivekananda Rock Memorial, Thiruvalluvar statue, Kumari Amman Temple, Kanyakumari Beach, Gandhi mandapam and witness the majestic sunset. Vivekananda Rock Memorial is a popular tourist monument in Vavathurai, Kanyakumari, India. The memorial stands on one of two rocks located about 500 meters east off mainland of Vavathurai, India's southernmost tip. It was built in 1970 in honour of Swami Vivekananda who is said to have attained enlightenment on the rock. The Thiruvalluvar Statue is a 133 feet (40.6 m) tall stone sculpture of the Tamil poet and philosopher Tiruvalluvar, author of theThirukkural. It is located atop a small island near the town of Kanyakumari on the southernmost Coromandel Coast, where two seas and an ocean meet; the Bay of Bengal, the Arabian Sea, and the Indian Ocean. The 3000 year old Kumari Amman temple at this place is dedicated to Virgin Goddess Kanyakumari, who stands in eternal vigil protecting the country, is surrounded by a stone wall and stands on the edge of the ocean. The entrance to the temple is through the northern gate, while the eastern gate always remains closed except on some festival days, when deity is taken out for the ceremonial bath. Gandhi Mandapam is memorial to Mahatma Gandhi who had visited Kanyakumari in 1925 and 1937. It is constructedat a place on the seashore, near to Kumari Amman Temple, where his ashes were kept for public darshan before immersion in the sea on February 12, 1948. The Mandapam is built in Orrisa style of architecture and designed in such a way that on his birthday, 2 October, the rays of the sun, through a hole on the roof, falls exactly on the place where the urn was kept.  ..... Know more
Poovar - Sightseeing

Poovar - Sightseeing

Cost: free INR

Distance: 16 Km

Visit Poovar Beach, Kovalam Beach, Vizhinjam, Thirparappu Falls Poovar beach is Located 12 km south of Kovalam in Thiruvananthapuram district, Kerala, Poovar is an isolated but spectacular beach. It is situated close to the Neyyar River estuary. A trading port in its early days, it is today an important tourist destination.  Thirparappu waterfalls is 300 ft (91 m) feet long and consists of a rocky riverbed. The water falls from a height of nearly 50 ft (15 m). The waterfall has flows with great force for around seven months in the whole year. Vizhinjam (IPA [ʋiɻiɲːam]) is a natural port located close to international shipping routes in Thiruvananthapuram city in the Indianstate of Kerala. Kovalam beach lies 3 kilometres (1.9 mi) from Vizhinjam while the area is known for its Ayurvedic treatment centers and internationally acclaimed beach resorts    ..... Know more
Kanykumari  Local Sightseeing

Kanykumari Local Sightseeing

Cost: free INR

Distance: 67 Km

Start your journey from Temple Road, then visit the famous Vivekananda Memorial, stay there. Then head to Thiruvalluvar Statue, a massive 133 feet tall statue is of the Saint Poet Thiruvalluva...... Know more
Backwater Boating

Backwater Boating

Cost: free INR

Distance: 175 Km

The cruise takes you through the clear waters of the prominent Punnamada Lake – the venue of the legendary Nehru Trophy Snake Boat Race. You can visit the 400 year old Champakkulam church, one of the 7 churches established by St. Thomas. The Chavara Bhavan, located 6 km from Alappuzha, is another interesting place that one can't miss. The ancestral home of the Blessed Kuriakose Elias Chavara, the Chavara Bhavan houses the legendary 250 year old beacon of light – preserved intact in its original and primitive form. After spending the night at the romantic Vattakayal Lake, you sail back to Alappuzha...... Know more
Houseboat in Alleppy

Houseboat In Alleppy

Cost: free INR

Distance: 175 Km

The Houseboats of Kerala are a new addition to the travel and tourism of the state's backwaters. These crafts, measuring up to 120 feet in length, retrieved from the age old cargo vessels of the State...... Know more
Glance through Vembanad Lake

Glance Through Vembanad Lake

Cost: free INR

Distance: 195 Km

Visit to the enchanting Vembanad Lake and feel the charm of its surroundings. On your way, experience the meadows and serene backwaters.  If time permits, also explore the dense mangroves and coconut trees that are spreadout throughout the area...... Know more
Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary

Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary

Cost: 50 INR

Distance: 195 Km

Visit the  Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary whose main attractions local birds like the waterfowl, cuckoo, owl, egret, heron and the water duck, as well as the migratory Siberian cranes. Parrots, teal, larks, flycatchers, wood beetle, and other birds are seen here during their respective migratory seasons..... Know more
Cochin - Sightseeing

Cochin - Sightseeing

Cost: free INR

Distance: 227 Km

Visit Fort Kochi, Pardesi Synagogue on Jew Street, the Chinese fishing nets, St. Francis Church and other monuments Fort Kochi is a region in the city of Kochi in the state of Kerala, India. This is part of a handful of water-bound regions toward the south-west of the mainland Kochi, and collectively known as Old Kochi or West Kochi. Adjacent to this is Mattancherry. The Paradesi Synagogue is the oldest active synagogue in the Commonwealth of Nations,located in Kochi, Kerala, in South India. Constructed in 1567, it is one of seven synagogues of the Malabar Yehudan or Yehudan Mappila people or Cochin Jewish community in the Kingdom of Cochin.  The Chinese fishing nets at Fort Kochi, located in the Kochi city of Kerala, make up a very popular tourist attraction. They are fixed land installations, which are used for a very unique and unusual method of fishing. Operated from the shore, these nets are set up on bamboo. St. Francis CSI Church, in Fort Kochi (aka. Fort Cochin), originally built in 1503, is the oldest European church in India and has great historical significance as a mute witness to the European colonial struggle in the subcontinent.  ..... Know more
Athirappilly - Sightseeing

Athirappilly - Sightseeing

Cost: free INR

Distance: 286 Km

Visit to Athirapilly & Vazhachal falls, Thumboormuzhy dam and Butterfly garden, view point and Kauthukapark. The most famous waterfalls of Kerala, Athirappalli and Vazhachal are situated on the Chalakudy River, which originates from the upper reaches of the Western Ghats. At the entrance to the Sholayar ranges is the largest waterfall in Kerala, Athirapally, which stands tall at 80 feet. Just a short drive from Athirapally, the Vazhachal waterfall is close to dense green forests that are home to many endangered and endemic species of flora and fauna.   Thumboormuzhy Butterflypark is growing to be one of the important eco-tourism attractions in Chalakudy- Athirapally Ecotourism. A visit to Athirapally will be completed only with a visit to Thumboormuzhy. It is astonishing that Thumboormuzhy attracts more tourists than Athirapally. Tourists across the globe are visiting thumboormuzhy. Thumboormuzhy is natural habitat of various species of butterfly’s .Of course, butterfly sighting is seasonal. The lifespan of some varieties of butterfly is only four days and in some other case it is up to 40 days.It is the second butterfly park in Kerala after Themala.   Kauthuka Park, a beautiful garden, is situated on the way to Athirappally Waterfalls at Chalakkudy in Thrissur, Kerala. This unique garden is the outcome of Mr. Varkey Veliyath's creative excellence and is set on a residential land. The whole landscape is marked by hills, streams, caves, varieties of trees and medicinal plants.  ..... Know more
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