Reach the tip of the Indian subcontinent's…
Drive south to Kanyakumari (Cape comorin), rocky headland on the Indian Ocean, forming the southernmost point of the subcontinent.
En route visit Padmanbhapuram palace, the summer palace of the erstwhile Travancore Kingdom. Asia’s largest wooden palace complex, it was once the capital of Travancore and is considered today as the finest example of traditional Keralan architecture. Get an insight into the life of the Maharajas of Travancore. Its oldest sections date back to 1550.
Proceed to the town for an authentic Thali lunch in a local restaurant (South India local meal).
Continue your journey with visit of the Kanyakumari Devi Temple, a beautifully decorated sea facing temple at the tip of the subcontinent. Its legends says that the goddess Kumari, an avatar of the Goddess Devi, conquered herself the demons and gain freedom for the world.
Later observe the Gandhi Memorial. Symbolically placed at the end of the nation, this memorial is designed in the form of an Odishan temple imagined by Hindu, Christian and Muslim architects. The central plinth was used to store some of the Mahatma’s ashes before they were immersed in the sea. On your way back to the hotel in Kovalam visit the Suchindram Temple. This pilgrim center is dedicated to the Monkey God, Lord Hanuman and is famous for its 17th century sculptures.
DAY EXCURSION INCLUDES
- Transportation as per number of pax
- English speaking guide during the whole tour
- Entrance Fees
- A Thali Lunch at a local restaurant