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Velankanni Holiday Packages

Velankanni, a quaint coastal town in Tamil Nadu, is renowned for its religious significance and beautiful beaches. Known as the "Lourdes of the East," Velankanni attracts pilgrims and tourists from all over the world.

TravelTriangle offers Velankanni tour packages to explore this picturesque town. Specially mapped out by our travel experts, these travel packages provide a hassle-free experience. They are easily customisable according to your convenience. You would want to go back again once you explore these places.

Best Tourist Places To Explore In Velankanni

1. Basilica of Our Lady of Good Health

What’s Special: Religious significance

Timings: 5 am to 9 pm

Transportation Option: Taxi, bus

The Basilica of Our Lady of Good Health, also known as the Velankanni Church, is the most prominent religious site in Velankanni. It is a Roman Catholic Latin Rite Basilica dedicated to Our Lady of Good Health. The church's exquisite architecture and spiritual significance make it a must-visit destination for pilgrims and architecture enthusiasts. The annual Velankanni Festival, celebrated in August and September, attracts millions of devotees from different parts of the country. The church is a top tourist attraction in Velankanni tour packages.

2. Velankanni Beach

What’s Special: Sunset views

Timings: 24/7

Transportation Option: Bus, auto

Velankanni Beach is a pristine stretch of coastline that offers a peaceful retreat away from the bustling crowds. The beach's serene ambience and the sound of the waves crashing against the shore create a calming atmosphere. Visitors can take a leisurely stroll along the beach, enjoy the beautiful sunset views, and engage in beachside activities. You can also plan a picnic at the beach with your Velankanni tour packages for family.

3. Velankanni Church Museum

What’s Special: Museum of offerings

Timings: 6:30 am to 8 pm

Transportation Option: Auto, bus

Located inside the Basilica complex, the Velankanni Church Museum showcases a collection of ancient artefacts, sculptures, and religious relics. The museum offers insights into the history and cultural heritage of the region and its association with the Basilica. It also displays the letters, gold, silver, rock engravings, and other offerings by the devotees. The museum premises have a book stall, handicrafts shop, and a special counter to buy the Blessed Oil.

4. Velankanni Lighthouse

What’s Special: Breathtaking views of the Bay of Bengal

Timings: Sunrise to sunset

Transportation Option: Bus, auto

The Velankanni Lighthouse, situated near the Velankanni Church, provides a panoramic view of the town and the surrounding coastal region. Climbing to the top of the lighthouse is a rewarding experience, offering breathtaking views of the Bay of Bengal and the landscape below. Take your loved ones to witness the amazing views by booking a family package to Velankanni.

5. Nagapattinam

What’s Special: Historical port city

Timings: N.A.

Transportation Option: Bus

Nagapattinam, located around 10 km from Velankanni, is a historically significant port city. It boasts ancient temples, churches, and colonial-era buildings. The Nagapattinam Lighthouse, Seeralamman Temple, and Dutch Fort are some of the notable attractions worth exploring in Nagapattinam. Velankanni holiday packages also provide an option to include Nagapattinam in your itinerary.

6. Kodikkarai (Point Calimere) Wildlife Sanctuary

What’s Special: Intriguing flora and fauna

Timings: 6 am to 5 pm

Transportation Option: Taxi

Kodikkarai Wildlife Sanctuary, located around 25 km from Velankanni, is a haven for wildlife enthusiasts and bird watchers. It is a significant breeding ground for migratory birds, and various species of birds can be spotted here, including flamingos, pelicans, and storks. The sanctuary's scenic beauty and diverse wildlife make it a fascinating place to visit in the Velankanni trip packages.

Best Time To Visit Velankanni

The best time to visit Velankanni is from October to March when the weather is pleasant and suitable for outdoor activities and temple visits. The months of August and September also attract a large number of pilgrims due to the Velankanni Church Festival.

In conclusion, Velankanni offers a perfect blend of spirituality, natural beauty, and cultural heritage. Whether you seek spiritual solace, relaxation by the beach, or exploration of the region's historical significance, Velankanni has something to cater to every traveller's interests.

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FAQs for Velankanni

What should I buy from Velankanni?

The idol of Mother Mary dressed in a saree instead of a gown is what makes it unique to buy it from Velankanni.

What is the best time to visit Velankanni?

The best time to visit Velankanni is from October to March when the weather is pleasant and suitable for outdoor activities and temple visits.

How can I spend a day in Velankanni?

You can visit the famous tourist attractions of Velankanni like the Basilica of Our Lady of Good Health, Velankanni Beach, Velankanni Church Museum and Velankanni Lighthouse.

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How To Reach Velankanni?

By Air

The nearest airport to Velankanni is Tiruchirappalli International Airport, located around 150 km away. From the airport, visitors can hire a taxi or take a bus to reach Velankanni.

By Rail

The nearest railway station to Velankanni is Nagapattinam Railway Station, approximately 12 km away. Alternatively, Tiruchirappalli Junction is well-connected to major cities and is around 150 km from Velankanni. From the railway station, one can hire a taxi or take a bus to reach Velankanni.

By Road

Velankanni is well-connected by road. Regular buses and private taxis operate from major cities and towns in Tamil Nadu to Velankanni.