Varkala & Poovar Islands
Varkala & Poovar Islands

Varkala cliff and beach & Poovar Islands trip from bangalore

Friday - Bangalore to Kochi by Train

Board train from Bangalore. Sleeper class reservation will be done by the GoAdventure team. We can upgrade to 3AC on prior demand.

  • Boarding points:
    • Bangalore Cant (BNC) 20:10
    • Krishnarajapurm (KJM) 20:23
    • Malur (MLO) 20:53
    • Bangarapet (BWT) 21:23

Saturday - Varkala cliff & Sunset at Varkala Beach

We will reach Varkala around 11.30 AM and we will check-in. And, we will freshen up and have lunch. After completing the lunch, we will hike to Varkala cliff and we will spend the entire evening at Varkala cliff and Varkala beach only. 

Things to do at Varkala Beach:

✓ Water Sports: Be Thrilled
✓ Lighthouse: Witness The Serenity Around
✓ Yoga: Rejuvenate Yourself
✓ Shopping: Pamper The Shopaholic Within
✓ Local Cuisine: Treat Your Tastebuds
✓ Varkala Aquarium: Marine Life At Your Feet

Sunset at Varkala Beach:

Varkala is most popular for the sunset. Since it is on the western coast, Sunset feels more colorful and awesome. This is the place anyone can be a good photographer. Whatever you click, it looks very amazing.

Varkala Cliff:

✓ Local cuisine
✓ Cafe hopping
✓ Live music
✓ Picturesque moments

After spending an amazing evening at Varkala, we will go back to our stay. We will conduct some team activities and have dinner at your favorite restaurant in Varkala and the end of the day.

Sunday - Poovar Islands & Boating in Poovar Mangroves

After a memorable Saturday, we will start our day with more exciting moments in the trip. We will freshen up and have breakfast and head to Poovar islands. At Poovar, we will get an uninterrupted view of the confluence of the river, lake, backwaters and the sea and also we can do some water activities as well.

Boating in Poovar backwaters:

Mangroves of Poovar are very famous for boating and bird watching. We will spend more than an hour at Poovar backwaters in the boat. we will be able to spot so many birds, eagles and the beauty of mangroves. Boating in Poovar mangroves is an enthralling experience. It feels relaxing and peaceful as well. 

Floating Restaurant - Poovar Backwaters:

Another interesting and unique thing we would be doing on this trip will be having lunch in the floating restaurants on Poovar backwaters. Isn't it something on your bucket list for very long? We will be completing it today with delicious seafood here at Poovar. If we are lucky, we would be able to spot many finishes in the water around our floating restaurant. 

Poovar Beach:

The special thing about the Poovar beach is, we will be able to see the confluence of sea, lake and backwaters at once place. We will be able to witness all this from golden sands on the Poovar beach shore.

Once we are done with the Poovar islands, we will go to the railway station to board the train to Bangalore.


Monday - Reach Bangalore | Ta-da!

We will reach Bangalore around 8 AM and end the trip with many memories.


  • Transportation
    • Bangalore to Varkala train (Friday)
    • Local transport for Saturday and Sunday
    • Varkala to Bangalore train (Sunday)
  • Stay
    • Homestay near Varakala beach
  • Activities
    • Boating in Poovar Backwaters
    • Local Shopping
  • All Entry Fees and Permits
  • Trek Leader

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