Places to visit in Poovar
India,  Kerala

Best Tourist Places to visit in Poovar for awesome memories

Poovar is a small island and comprises many beautiful villages. There are many unexplored places in Poovar such as beaches, lakes that are must-visit. On the whole island, you can find trees of coconut and bananas. One of the best places to visit in Poovar is Thirparappu falls and the place is also famous for swimming. Not just places you can also go for many activities like ayurvedic treatment and cruise in Poovar.

Fascinating Tourist Places at Poovar for awesome Memories

  • Thirparappu falls
  • Poovar Beach
  • Vizhinjam
  • Neyyar Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Museum and art galleries

1. Thirparappu Falls

Thirparappu Falls
Thirparappu Falls

This fall is a man-made waterfall and the waterfalls from a height of 50 meters. The water from the waterfall collects in a pool on the base where you can go swimming. The place is guarded by professionals and is surrounded by green dense forests. Another activity that you can enjoy at this place is boating and tourists who want to capture the moment in their camera can bring their camera, there is no restriction on photography. 

Visiting hours = 9:00AM – 6:00PM

Entry fee = INR10

Trip Duration = Around 3 hours

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2. Poovar Beach

Poovar Beach
Poovar Beach

The beaches are best when surrounded by beautiful green landscapes and Poovar has many beaches near-by. The coconut palms make the place more beautiful and picture-perfect for photography lovers. To reach the place you hire a taxi or bus from any part of the Poovar. Poovar Beach is one of the best places in Poovar.   

Visiting hours: 8:00AM to 6:00PM

Entry fee: Free

Trip Duration: Around 1-2 hours 

3. Vizhinjam


This is a small village near Poovar is famous among tourists for its beaches and seafood. It’s a small fishing village and you can see everyone owning a fishing boat. In Vizhinjam there is a cave and marine aquarium that are often visited by tourists. In the aquarium, you can see various species of fishes and you can even feed them. There are many temples in the village that are believed to be as old as of the 18th century.       

Visiting hours: 9:00AM – 6:00PM

Trip Duration: Around 1-2 hours

Entry Fee: Free

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4. Neyyar Wildlife Sanctuary

Neyyar Dam & Wildlife Sanctuary
Neyyar Dam & Wildlife Sanctuary

This sanctuary is one of the major attractions in Poovar and often visited by animal lovers. In the sanctuary, there are around 170 species of birds and around 36 different types of animals. You must visit the sanctuary as the place is beautiful from the inside. The sanctuary is famous for the elephant’s rehab center. 

Visiting hours: 10:00AM – 4:00PM

Trip Duration: Around 1 hour

Entry Fee: INR100

5. Museum & Art galleries

Museum & Art galleries
Museum & Art Galleries

In Poovar, there is a museum named Krishna Menon Museum that shows the personal belongings of V.K Krishna Menon. At the same place, there is an art gallery that shows the paintings of Raja Ravi Verma who is a famous painter. Another famous museum and art gallery in the city is the Pazhassiraja Museum.

Visiting hours: 9:00AM – 5:00PM

Trip Duration: Around 1 hour

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Frequently Asked Questions?

Q. How to reach Poovar?

By Air – Nearest Airport to Poovar is Trivandrum International Airport that is about 38 km far from Poovar.
By Rail – Nearest Railway Station is Parasalla Railway Station and the station is connected to the major cities of India.
By Road – There are regular bus and taxis services all around the city. 

Q. Is it important to hire a Guide?

A. There are many places where you can get lost while travelling alone so you should hire a travel guide to explore places without any problem.

Q. Best time to visit Poovar?

A. You can visit Poovar in the winter season that is between October to February.  

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Roshan Panjiyara is a Travel blogger & adviser. The aim of this website provides information about Travel planning, how you can choose the best travel destination, hotels, transfers & flights in budget price for your memorable trips.