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  • 01Ponmudi, Kerala

    Ponmudi – The Salubrious Land Of Hills

    Ponmudi, literally translated as the Golden Peak, is a popular hill station located in the Thiruvananthapuram district of Kerala. Situated at an altitude of 1100 m above the sea......

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    Distance from Varkala
    • 82 km - 1 hr, 40 min
    Best Time to Visit Ponmudi
    • Oct-Mar
  • 02Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala

    Thiruvananthapuram - The Wonder Land of Kerala

    Thiruvananthapuram is the capital city of God’s Own Land. It is often called Trivandrum, a derivative of the original name given by the British. The city was officially......

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    Distance from Varkala
    • 50 km - 55 min
    Best Time to Visit Thiruvananthapuram
    • Oct-Feb
  • 03Adoor, Kerala

    Adoor – An Amalgam Of Traditions

    Located within the district of Pathanamthitta in Kerala, Adoor is a traditional town famed for its culture, temples, festivals and locations. Adoor is situated at a distance of......

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    Distance from Varkala
    • 62 km - 1 hr, 15 min
    Best Time to Visit Adoor
    • Jan-Dec
  • 04Poovar, Kerala

    Poovar - Far From The Maddening Crowd

    Poovar is a small village situated in the Trivandrum district on the coast of Kerala. This village is one of the few which mark the end of the territory of Kerala. This village......

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    Distance from Varkala
    • 74 km - 1 hr, 30 min
    Best Time to Visit Poovar
    • Sep - Mar
  • 05Kumarakom, Kerala

    Kumarakom - To Holiday By The Bewitching Backwaters

    Kumarakom, one of the most sought-after travel destinations in Kerala, is a collection of small and scenic islands. Nestled on the Vembanad Lake (which is regarded as the......

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    Distance from Varkala
    • 148 km - 2 hrs, 30 min
    Best Time to Visit Kumarakom
    • Sep - Mar
  • 06Pathanamthitta, Kerala

    Pathanamthitta – The Eye Of Art, Culture & Religion

    Pathanamthitta is located in the southern part of Kerala. It is the tiniest district in God’s Own Country. This district was formed on 1st November 1982, to accelerate the......

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    Distance from Varkala
    • 78 km - 1 hr, 35 min
    Best Time to Visit Pathanamthitta
    • Oct-Feb
  • 07Vagamon, Kerala

    Vagamon – A Blessing Of Mother Nature

    Vagamon is a hill station that lies in the border of Kottayam and Idukki district of Kerala. It is an interesting tourist hotspot for many and especially for the newly-weds and......

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    Distance from Varkala
    • 168 km - 3 hrs, 25 min
    Best Time to Visit Vagamon
    • Jan-Dec
  • 08Kovalam, Kerala

    Kovalam - Luxury In Nature’s Lap

    Kovalam is a well-known beach town situated near Thiruvananthapuram (erstwhile Trivandrum), the capital city of Kerala. The town stands facing the mighty Arabian Sea. The beach......

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    Distance from Varkala
    • 58 km - 1 hr, 10 min
    Best Time to Visit Kovalam
    • Sep - Mar
  • 09Sabarimala, Kerala

    Sabarimala - Simply Divine

    Sabarimala is a famed Hindu pilgrimage spot located amidst the conclave of luxuriant forests. Situated in the Western Ghat mountain ranges, this place enjoys nature’s......

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    Distance from Varkala
    • 143 km - 2 hrs, 45 min
    Best Time to Visit Sabarimala
    • Sept-Apr
  • 10Mararikulam, Kerala

    Mararikulam – A Ride To The Beach-Side

    Mararikulam is a beautiful village tucked away in the town of Alappuzha, known widely for its yellow sandy beach Marari. It is around 11 km away from Alappuzha. It smells of......

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    Distance from Varkala
    • 138 km - 2 hrs, 10 min
    Best Time to Visit Mararikulam
    • Aug-March
  • 11Munnar, Kerala

    Munnar - Nature’s Haven Of Harmony

    Munnar is an incredibly spectacular and irresistibly enthralling hill station located in the district of Idukki. Surrounded by winding terrains of mountains, this hill station......

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    Distance from Varkala
    • 273 km - 4 hrs, 55 min
    Best Time to Visit Munnar
    • Aug-May
  • 12Aluva, Kerala

    Aluva - By The Periyar River

    Aluva is a destination famous for its Mahasivarathri festival held annually at the Shiva Temple. People from all over the state gather here for the same. Aluva is well connected......

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    Distance from Varkala
    • 194 km - 3 hrs, 10 min
    Best Time to Visit Aluva
    • Jan-Dec
  • 13Peermede, Kerala

    Peermede - The Hilly Delights

    Located at 75 km to the East of Kottayam, Peermede is one of the most sought-after hill stations of Kerala. This hilly territory beckons its visitors with delightful trekking......

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    Distance from Varkala
    • 159 km - 3 hrs, 15 min
    Best Time to Visit Peermede
    • Jan-Dec
  • 14Chottanikkara, Kerala

    Chottanikkara – Blessed By Gods, Blessed With Temples

    Chottanikkara is a scenic hamlet situated in the central part of Kerala. Located in the suburbs of Kochi in the Ernakulam district, this place caters to the religious sentiments......

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    Distance from Varkala
    • 181 km - 3 hrs, 5 min
    Best Time to Visit Chottanikkara
    • Jan-Dec
  • 15Idukki, Kerala

    Idukki – Visage Of Nature

    Idukki is an alluring retreat for tourists in God’s Own Country. Clad in dense green forest and crowned with verdant mountains, it boasts of Anamudi, the highest peak in......

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    Distance from Varkala
    • 236 km - 4 hrs, 50 min
    Best Time to Visit Idukki
    • Throughout the year
  • 16Athirapally, Kerala

    Athirapally – The Charm Of Cascading Thrills

     Athirapally is located in Mukundapuram Taluk, Thrissur district. It is situated 60 km away from Thrissur and 70 km away from Kochi. It is famous for its majestic......

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    Distance from Varkala
    • 253 km - 4 hrs, 5 min
    Best Time to Visit Athirapally
    • Aug-May
  • 17Kanyakumari, Tamil Nadu

    Kanyakumari - The Shore Of Magnificent Dawns And Dusks

    Kanyakumari, which was famous as “Cape Comorin” in the past, is situated in Tamil Nadu, India. The town is located at the southernmost tip of the Indian mainland.......

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    Distance from Varkala
    • 149 Km - 2 Hrs 59 mins
    Best Time to Visit Kanyakumari
    • Oct-Mar
  • 18Malayattoor, Kerala

    Malayattoor - Where Nature Meets Culture

     Malayattoor, a small town located in Ernakulam district, gets its name from three Malayalam words - 'Mala' meaning 'mountain,' 'Arr' meaning 'river' and 'Oore' meaning......

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    Distance from Varkala
    • 222 km - 3 hrs, 40 min
    Best Time to Visit Malayattoor
    • Jan-Dec
  • 19Kochi, Kerala

    Kochi - Where Ancient And New Come Together

    Kochi is an irresistible tourist destination and is a must see at least once in your lifetime. This splendid city is a major port city of India and boasts of the mighty Arabian......

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    Distance from Varkala
    • 175 km - 2 hrs, 45 min
    Best Time to Visit Kochi
    • Nov-Feb
  • 20Kanjirapally, Kerala

    Kanjirapally – The Abode Of Religious Unity

    Kanjirapally is situated in Kottayam district in Kerala. It is a taluk and a small town. This place has a large population of Syrian Christians. The population here also......

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    Distance from Varkala
    • 231 km - 3 hrs, 40 min
    Best Time to Visit Kanjirapally
    • Oct-Mar
  • 21Devikulam, Kerala

    Devikulam – Rejuvenating Landscapes

    Devikulam is a hill retreat known for its picturesque landscapes in God’s Own Country, Kerala. Gurgling waterfalls cutting across the sharp sides of rocks and hillocks......

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    Distance from Varkala
    • 280 km - 5 hrs, 5 min
    Best Time to Visit Devikulam
    • Mar-May
  • 22Thiruvalla, Kerala

    Thiruvalla – The Town Of Worship, The Town Of Stories

    Thiruvalla is a small, quiet town nestled on the banks of river Manimala in the Pathanamthitta district of Kerala. It is known as a ‘Temple Town’ and is rich with......

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    Distance from Varkala
    • 106 km - 1 hr, 40 min
    Best Time to Visit Thiruvalla
    • Jan-Dec
  • 23Thenmala, Kerala

    Thenmala - The Land of Honey

    Thenmala, best known as an eco-tourism hotspot, is a prominent travel destination located in Kollam district. Literally translated as the ‘Hill of Honey’, this place......

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    Distance from Varkala
    • 71 km - 1hr, 25 min
    Best Time to Visit Thenmala
    • Dec-Feb
  • 24Punalur, Kerala

    Punalur – A Tale Of Two States

    Punalur is a small scenic town located on the borders of Tamil Nadu and Kerala. The town is known for being the pioneer in bringing Kerala’s industrial revolution that......

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    Distance from Varkala
    • 56 km - 1 hr, 10 min
    Best Time to Visit Punalur
    • Jan-Dec
  • 25Alleppey, Kerala

    Alleppey – The Venice Of The East

    Alleppey, the land of lagoons, leisure and tranquility, is appropriately named the ‘Venice of the East’. Its enchanting backwaters and the lush carpet of green......

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    Distance from Varkala
    • 121 km - 1 hr, 50 min
    Best Time to Visit Alleppey
    • Sep - Mar
  • 26Kottarakkara, Kerala

    Kottarakkara - The Cradle Of Kathakali

    Kottarakkara, a small town located in the district of Kollam, is primarily known for its palaces and temples. The name of the town is derived from two Malayalam words –......

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    Distance from Varkala
    • 41 km - 55 min
    Best Time to Visit Kottarakkara
    • Sept-Mar
  • 27Kottayam, Kerala

    Kottayam – Idyllic City Of Letters

    Kottayam is an ancient city of Kerala. It is located in Kottayam district, one of the districts of the God’s Own Land. The city has a big contribution to print media and......

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    Distance from Varkala
    • 135 km - 2 hrs, 15 min
    Best Time to Visit Kottayam
    • Throughout the year
  • 28Kodaikanal, Tamil Nadu

    Kodaikanal – Beauty At The Edge Of The Forest

    Kodaikanal is a beautiful and picturesque hill station placed in the Palani hills in the Western Ghats. The town also has been christened as the Princess of hill stations due to......

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    Distance from Varkala
    • 328 Km - 6 Hrs 56 mins
    Best Time to Visit Kodaikanal
    • Jan-Dec
  • 29Kollam, Kerala

    Kollam - The City Of Cashews And Coir

    Kollam, best known by its anglicized name Quilon, is a city famed for its commerce and culture. As a coastal city lying on the shores of Ashtamudi Lake and as the headquarters......

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    Distance from Varkala
    • 35 km - 35 min
    Best Time to Visit Kollam
    • Oct-Feb
  • 30Kodungallur, Kerala

    Kodungallur – A Scenic Town Of Temples And History

    Kodungallur, a small town in Thrissur district, is located on the Malabar Coast. Best known for its harbor and the Goddess Bhagavathi Temple called as Kurumbakavu Temple, this......

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    Distance from Varkala
    • 211 km - 3 hrs, 35 min
    Best Time to Visit Kodungallur
    • Oct-March
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