Beyond KovalamVillage Tour, Kerala / 4 hours / View on map
Kovalam - Breathtakingly beautiful - a haven of peace and tranquility - the idyllic tourist destination in God's own country. Backed by precipitously mounting headlands and covered by fertile coconut palms, the beaches, especially the southern most part of lighthouse beach.Experience life as it unfolds in a quaint fishing village near Kovalam. On this experiential tour, you will get a chance to peek into the life of a fishing village and how they still use traditional environment friendly methods of fishing. Our market places are always abuzz with the bustle of activity; hence this is a good place to observe local people going about their day and doing business.
₹ 3,000onwards / person
Activity Level : Easy Language : English
Starting Point : Mukkola, Kovalam Ending Point : Mukkola, Kovalam
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You must agree that the life of a fisherman comes with its fair share of perils and adventures. The population of coastal Kerala depends on these brave men to source Fish – a major source of protein into their diet. On this experiential tour, you will get a chance to peek into the life of a fishing village and how they still use traditional environment friendly methods of fishing. Our market places are always abuzz with the bustle of activity; hence this is a good place to observe local people going about their day and doing business. Brief Itinerary: • Report at the starting point of Kovalam at 7:00 am • Meet your guide & start the tour after the briefing. • Visit the village market & understand the local market. • Proceed to Vizhinjum Harbour & witness the fresh catch. • Visit Balaramapuram Handloom village. • End the tour by 11:00 am
We start early in the morning to visit Vizhinjum Harbour, just in time to welcome the fishermen returning from the sea with their fresh catch of the day. As you enter the village of ‘Mukkola’ we take you to the fish & vegetable market. Keep an eye out for local delicacies such as Kerimeen and fresh mussels, they are often sold out in no time! Fun Fact: Did you know that freshly caught fish smells of the sea! But a few moments in the sun is all it takes for the ‘Fishy’ smell to take over.
Bonus Visit: We have also included a visit to ‘Balaramapuram’ a weaving town that churns out exquisite handmade textile and handloom work. An opportunity to talk to weavers and learn about their skills as they weave Sarees made with silk and fine threads of gold and silver.
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Air Conditioned Medium Car