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Planning a trip to Varkala, Kerala, India

23rd Apr to 24th Apr, 2024Budget Friendly Train
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Things to do in Varkala in April

Day 1 - Tuesday 23rd, Apr
morning -

Arrive in Varkala by train from Thoothukudi. Check into accommodation and head to Varkala Beach for a relaxing morning by the sea.

afternoon -

Explore the nearby Edava Beach for a peaceful afternoon and enjoy some beachside seafood at Oottupura Sea View Restaurant.

evening -

Watch the sunset at Varkala Cliff while enjoying a traditional Kerala dinner at Darjeeling Cafe & German Bakery.

Day 2 - Wednesday 24th, Apr
morning -

Indulge in a rejuvenating Ayurvedic massage at Dharma Ayurveda Centre for Well-Being.

afternoon -

Visit the Janardanaswamy Temple, an ancient Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu, and have a traditional South Indian thali at Abba Restaurant nearby.

evening -

Relax and enjoy a peaceful evening at Varkala Papanasam Beach, known for its spiritual significance and beautiful sunset views. Have a seafood dinner at God's Own Country Kitchen.

Day 3 - Thursday 25th, Apr
morning -

Relax at the Varkala Beach one last time and then visit the Varkala Saree Market for some souvenir shopping.

afternoon -

Enjoy a traditional Kerala Sadhya (feast) at Clafouti Restaurant before departing for the train station.

evening -

Depart Varkala by train to Thoothukudi and reminisce about the lazy and relaxing getaway.

Weather in Varkala in Invalid date
Avg Temp27°C to 35°C
Chance of Rain20%

April is the start of summer in Varkala, with hot and humid weather. Expect sunshine with occasional short showers. So we are suggesting you pack accordingly.

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Things to Carry on your trip to Varkala

Clothing & Apparel

Light, breathable cotton clothing -

Varkala's tropical climate calls for lightweight, quick-drying fabrics like cotton.

Swimsuit -

For enjoying the pristine beaches.

Comfortable walking shoes -

For exploring the town and its surroundings.

Light jacket or sweater -

For evenings or unexpected weather changes.


Sunglasses -

To protect your eyes from the bright sun.

Hat -

For added sun protection.

Scarf or sarong -

Versatile for sun protection, warmth, or as a beach cover-up.

Insect repellent -

To keep mosquitoes and other insects away.

Essentials & Must Haves

Passport/ID card and visa (if required) -

Essential for identification and entry into India.

Travel insurance -

To protect against unexpected events.

Travel documents and itinerary -

For easy reference and planning.

Cash and credit/debit cards -

For expenses and purchases.

First-aid kit -

For minor medical emergencies.

Reusable water bottle -

To stay hydrated and reduce plastic waste.

Good to Have

Travel towel -

Quick-drying and compact for beach and travel use.

Snorkeling gear -

For exploring the underwater world of Varkala's beaches.

Reusable shopping bag -

For carrying souvenirs and reducing plastic waste.

Travel umbrella -

For protection from rain or sun.

Local phrasebook or translation app -

For basic communication in Malayalam.


Phone and charger -

For communication and capturing memories.

Camera (optional) -

To document your travel experiences.

Headphones or earbuds -

For entertainment and noise cancellation.

Portable power bank -

To keep your devices powered up.

Travel adapter -

If your devices have different plug types.

Good to Knows

Payment Options -

Cash and most major credit/debit cards are widely accepted in Varkala. However, it's a good idea to carry some local currency for smaller purchases and local markets.

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