Lying on the southernmost tip of India, Kanyakumari in Tamil Nadu is a favourite holiday destination and pilgrimage spot too. Kanyakumari tourism boast of magnificent beaches, picturesque hills, meandering rivers and rivulets. For those in India and even the foreign tourists what is advisable for them is to travel to the district on Kanyakumari tour packages which would take care of your accommodation, meals, transportation and flight fares.
What kanyakumari is really famous for are the sunrise and sunset observing spot, it is one bliss of an experience and you could go to view tower for the heavenly indulgence.
Although the Kanyakumari tourism is not much publicised it nevertheless has some of the beautiful places and architectural splendour worth spending vacations. Here are the list of five best of such places:
Gandhi memorial: this temple was built in the honour of father of nation- Gandhiji of whose construction was finally completed by 1956, after the last rites and rituals of Gandhi post his death his ashes were kept in this memorial for people to come and pay their respects to the leader of nation before immersing his ashes in the sea flowing into the waters of Kanyakumari and that is how this place was built in the memory of Gandhi who has earlier visited Kanyakumari in 1920’s and 30’s. Quite interestingly the temple has been designed and constructed in such a way that on his birthday 2nd October, the sun bestows her first rays on the place where his urn or ashes were kept.
vivekananda rock memorial: this was built to memorialise the visit of swami Vivekananda in 1892 for meditation purpose and he has said to have meditated on the rock for three days and you would find a segregated place for meditation here
Kutralam: at a little distance from Kanyakumari, Kutralam is a famous tourist destination known for its beautiful waterfalls which has healing properties, this adds to the Ayurveda and natural healing treatments that celebrates whole of essence of Southern India.
Thiruvalluvar statue: the 133 feet tall statue was built in the honour of Tamil saint and poet who in his work had glorified the importance and richness of love, wealth and virtue while exalting the Indian way of life and culture in his verses, this one makes for one of the largest figurines in the whole of Asia.
Mathoor hanging trough: it is the tallest and longest bridge in the whole of Asia and is said to be one of the seven wonders of India, it has gained worldwide prominence and popularity.
Kanyakumari tour packages: Kanyakumari tour packages could be booked online where you may pick up the three of the best deals and then after having given a thorough reflection on the facilities and other criteria buy the best deal, you may contact a travel agent if you encounter any problems with the understanding and details of Kanyakumari tour packages.
This part of Southernmost India gives you a revering and relaxing set of days, apart from being a religious destination, the beaches and architectural splendour here are most celebrated.