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Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Veli

Veli is a picturesque village, with a delightful waterfront park and a tourist village. Veli village is sandwiched between the Veli lagoon and the Arabian Sea. Veli beach, adorned with its natural beauty, is an added attraction. It lies on the outskirts of Thiruvananthapuram (8 km) in Thiruvananthapuram District, Kerala.
The nearest airport, Trivandrum International Airport, is just about 3 km away. The nearest railway station is Thiruvananthapuram Central Railway Station (8 km). Nearby attractions are Shanghumughom Beach, 150925Akkulam Tourist Village and Akkulam Lake.

Online Train time in Thiruvananthapuram Central Railway Station
Online Train time in Veli Railway Station

Veli Lake


Veli Lake is a unique inland lake, separated by a narrow sand bar from the Arabian Sea. It is located in the outskirts of Thiruvananthapuram in Thiruvananthapuram District. The confluence of the lake with the sea is a picturesque picnic spot, named Veli Tourist Village. The charms of the lake can be explored by boat rides. Motor-driven safari launches, powerboats and pedal boats or rowboats can be hired from the Tourist Village. The eastern flank of the lake harbours two beautiful hillocks, good for hiking. Kayaking and hovercraft ride are also possible. The lake features a floating restaurant and a floating bridge that connects the tourist village with the beach.

Online Train time in Thiruvananthapuram Central Railway Station
Online Train time in Veli Railway Station

Location of Veli Lake (Link of Satellite view)

Veli Beach

Veli Beach, golden sand beach with waterfront park, is at a distance of 2 km from Trivandrum International Airport. Visitors can walk through the narrow sandbar at Veli Beach which separates the ocean from the Veli Lake. The park adjacent to the beach comes with different kinds of plant species and art pieces.
Veli Beach also offers boat rides, floating bridge, floating restaurant, pony rides and an open-air theater.
Veli railway station is 1 km away and Thiruvananthapuram Central Railway Station is at distance about 5 km.

Online Train time in Thiruvananthapuram Central Railway Station
Online Train time in Veli Railway Station

Veli Tourist Village













Veli Tourist Village is bordered by Veli lagoon and the Arabian Sea. The main attractions are water sports, waterfront park, floating bridge, children's park, restaurant, and a beautiful garden. This peaceful, charming relaxation center is situated 8 km away from Thiruvananthapuram city. Visiting hours are from 10 00 to 20 00 hrs.
Shanghumughom Beach, a favourite spot of sunset watchers is the near by attraction.

Online Train time in Thiruvananthapuram Central Railway Station
Online Train time in Veli Railway Station
Location of Veli tourist village (Satellite view)