Kanyakumari or the Cape Comorin is the southern most tip of peninsular India. It is extended over an area of 1672 sq km. It occupies 1.29% of the total extent of Tamil Nadu. Usually in Tamil Language Kanyakumari is also known as Kanniyakumari. It is known for its confluence point of three oceans-the Arabian Sea, the Indian Ocean, and the Bay of Bengal. It is also a vital Hindu pilgrim center which is famous for its exotic sunrises and sunsets over the horizon. There is one unique feature in Kanyakumari that is on its beach multicolored sand is found. Book your Kanyakumari holiday packages and get an insight to this marvelous tour destination.
The clean and beautiful beaches are considered as the primary attractions of Kanyakumari. This tourist place is surrounded by splendid hills and the plains boarded by the colorful sea-shores, decorated with coconut trees and paddy fields. Enjoy this exciting tour trip with Kanyakumari holiday packages.
Kanyakumari is easily reachable by any means of transport.
By Road - It is connected by road to Trivandrum, Nagarkoli, Tirunelveli, Tiruchendur, Tuticorin, Rameshwaram, Courtallam, Madurai, Thekkady, Kodaikanal, Palani, Ootacamund, Cochin and Coimbatore.
By Rail - It is well connected with rail to major parts of the country. By broad-gauge railway network Kanyakumari is connected to Delhi, Thiruvananthapuram and Mumbai.
By Air - The nearest airport is situated at Trivandrum which is at 80 kms away from Kanyakumari . It is directly connected with Mumbai, Bangalore, Cochin, Delhi, Goa and Chennai by regular flights.
There are tourist vehicles and intercity trains for local transportation, running from almost all the southern cities.
There are many tourist attractions which attract innumerable tourists and these places are well promoted by the government. Visit this unique place with Kanyakumari holiday packages to enjoy a beautiful vacation trip.
Vattakottai - Literally it is a circular fort of 18th- century. This fort is located at six km from Kanyakumari as well as overlooking the sea.
Udayagiri fort - It is 34 kms from Kanyakumari and it was built by King Marthanda Varma (AD 1729-1758). It has a foundry for casting guns. It is said as well as trusted by the kings that European general De Lennoy’s grave is located within this fort.
Suchindram bears - It is situated 13 kms from kanyakumari. This place bears the imprint of various kingdoms. There is a Thanumalayan temple which is a repository of art treasures belonging to those kingdoms. The most attractive things for which it is famous are its musical columns and its impressive six m-tall statue of the monkey god, Hanuman.
Tiruchendur - It is situated 85 kms from Kanyakumari. This site is famous for beautiful temple which is dedicated to lord Subramanya.
The Courtallam Fall is perched at a height of 167 meters. It is said that its water is having the properties of medicines.
Nagaraja Temple - It is at Nagarkoli which is 20 kms away from a magnificent temple with Nagaraja as the main deity. There are shrines which are dedicated to Lord Shiva and Vishnu.
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