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Trip to Kanyakumari ( Kanuakuari).
Kanyakumari is India’s Land’s End, the southern most tip of the Indian Subcontinent and also, it is the confluence of the Indian Ocean, Arabian Sea and Bay of Bengal. It is one of the most amazing places on the Earth.
Sunset at Kanya Kumari is a wonder of the world where lot of tourists assembles at the shore to witness this breathtaking sight. If you are lucky, you may see a dolphin. They are grey with pink spots there. To see a dolphin is a great success and good sign.
The ship will take you on two rocky islets just off the shore, where are the Vivekananda Rock Memorial and the tall statue of Tamil saint—poet Thiruvalluvar.
Swami Vivecanada was a disciple of the saint Ramakrishna. He was a key figure in the introduction of the Indian philosophies to the Western world and is credited with raising interfaith awareness, bringing Hinduism to the status of a major world religion during the late 19th century. He was a major force in the revival of Hinduism in India.
You have a great opportunity to visit the sacred mountain and spend a night there. They say that it is a part of the mountin that fell out of the palm of Hanuman when he was in a hurry to deliver the medicative herb to his wounded brother Rama. Nowadays there are a lot of different medicinal plants grow there on the mountain.
Journey to the waterfall.
The road to the waterfall passes through a dense forest. This is a very quiet, peaceful and beautiful place. You may refresh yourself in the clear and pure water.
Day on a ship.
Downwater is a journey through the rivers and lakes. You will spend an unforgettable trip on a small ship with a personal cok, navigational officer and engineer.
An elephant has excellent coordination and easily moves even on the narrow paths in the forest. Sitting on his back you can enjoy the beauty around.
Trip to Pondicherry (Punducherry).
Pondicherry cannot be called an Indian city. A huge role in its history played the French. They chose this place for themselves during the colonization of India. Many streets and state institutions retain French names.
The Sri Aurobindo Ashram is a spiritual community (ashram) established at Pondicherry by Sri Aurobindo on 1926.
Auroville is an experimental township near Pondicherry. The Matrimandir (or Temple of the mother) is an edifice of spiritual significance, situated at the centre of Auroville.
Trip to Rameshwaram (Rameswaram).
Rameshwaram is considered to be one the holiest places in India. The Ramanathaswamy Temple is the most notable historic landmark of the town. Located in the centre of town, Ramanathaswamy Temple is a famous Hindu temple dedicated to the god Shiva.
The temple has the longest corridor among all Hindu temples in India. The breadth of these columned corridors varies from 17 to 21 feet with a height of 25 feet. There are twenty-two Tirthas in it. The number 22 indicates the 22 arrows in Rama’s quiver.
Temple visit tour of Trivandrum
♦ Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple.
♦ Pazhavangadi Ganapathy temple.
♦ Sri Kanteshvaram temple.
♦ Janardana Swami Temple.
♦ Karamanna Siva Temple.
♦ Sree Chitra Art Gallery, that has original works of Roerich.
Thiruvananthapuram (Sanskrit Thiru-anantha-puram, meaning the «City of Lord Ananta»).
There are a lot of interesting shops for tourists there.
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