Cape Comorin or Kanyakumari lies on the southernmost tip of India. A tour to this magnificent place will let you marvel at the mingling of three great seas, namely the Bay of Bengal, the Arabian Sea and the Indian Ocean. As obvious, Cape Comorin Tours in India will take you to some of the most exotic beaches in the country. Moreover, this fascinating place also homes important pilgrimage place of the region. If you love to watch the nature with its charismatic beauty, this is the perfect place for you to be. Blessed with paddy fields, coconut groves, this place is named after the Goddess Kannyakumari Amman, the presiding deity of the area.
Therefore if you want to experience something completely new, you should opt for our Cape Comorin Tours in India. The most amazing fact that will astound you is the multi-colored mineral sand of Kanyakumari. You mar also marvel at the rocky and dangerous seashores from a distance as they are kept for safety by a manmade walls. You may also get a breath taking view from the lighthouse.
Few places that you must visit while on your Cape Comorin Tours in India are given below: Kumari Amman Temple: This beautiful Temple is dedicated to the Virgin Goddess known as Devi Kanya or Kumari Amman, an incarnation of Goddess Parvati. This place is a must visit as the architectural beauty of the temple is sure to leave you speechless.
Temple Of Goddess Bhagavathi: This Temple is situated at the confluence of the three oceans. The Temple was originally built by Pandyas and was expanded later by Nayaks. A visit to this Temple will let you marvel at the Goddess's idol which looks serene and beneficent and the eastern gate of the temple, which is considered most pious and faces Bay of Bengal is opened only five times a year.
Gandhi Mandapam: This place is a where the urn containing the ashes of Mahatma Gandhi was kept for public view last time before immersing the ashes in the three seas. The architecture resembles an Orissa temple and the wonder of the place is that on 2nd October (birth day of Gandhi ji) every year, the sun rays fall on the place where his ashes were kept.
Swami Vivekananda Rock Memorial: This memorial was erected to commemorate the visit of Vivekananda to Kanyakumari in December 25, 1892, and spent whole night into deep meditation in a rock in the sea before resolving to serve his Motherland and spreading the message of Vedanta, recently came into news when giant disastrous Tsunami waves hit it last year.
Alvar Tirunagari: This famous Alvar Tirunagari temple is associated with saint Namalvar, who attained enlightenment under a tree enshrined here. The temple festival uses an exclusive musical instrument made of stone, which is known as Nadaswaram.
How to Reach:
By Air: Trivandrum is the nearest airport (80 km away from Kanyakumari).
By Train: Kanyakumari is well connected by train services to all the major cities of India up to Delhi and even further up to Jammu.
By Road: Kanyakumari is connected by regular bus services to and from all the major cities of South India including Chennai, Pondicherry, Bangalore, Trichy, Madurai, Rameshwaram, Nagercoil, Tuticorin, Tiruchendur, Tiruvelveli and Trivandrum.