Veli Tourist Village

Location: About 8 km from Thiruvananthapuram city.

Visiting hours: Open 0800 – 1800 hrs.

This picnic spot, where the Veli Lake meets the Arabian Sea, offers boating facilities. Pedalboats and paddleboats can be hired to explore the charms of the lagoon in a leisurely manner. For a quick ride over the waters, speedboats are available for hire. Children enjoy climbing over the huge sculptures which dot the landscape. Ph: 2500785. Veli youth hostel

Ph: 2501230 Boat rentals (1000 – 1730 hrs): Safari boat: Rs. 15 per head Speedboat: Rs. 150 Pedalboat: 4 seater – Rs. 50 for half an hour; 2 seater – Rs. 40 for half an hour.
Nearby is the Shankhumukham beach skirting theThiruvananthapuram International airport.

Getting there:

Nearest railway station: Thiruvananthapuram Central, about 8 km.

Nearest airport: Thiruvananthapuram International Airport, about 3 km.

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