VarkalaApprox. Time: 5 hours
Activity Level: Easiest

This town is 51 km from Thiruvananthapuram, and is known for its Vishnu shrine dedicated to the Lord Janarhana. This temple is believed to be 2,000 years old. The Sivagiri Mutt is held sacred by Hindu pilgrims. Varkala is a seaside resort with mineral water springs.

Courtesy of the India Tourism Board