Kanyakumari, also known as "Cape
Comorin" is located at the southern most tip of India, where the Bay
of Bengal, Indian Ocean and the Arabian
Sea meet. A dip in the ocean here is considered holy, but the sea is rough
here and not fit for bathing. This is the only place in India, where the
sunset and moonrise can be viewed simultaneously on a full moon day.
The Vivekananda memorial set amidst the sea is a place known to give mental emancipation. The Cape festival is celebrated on a large scale for three days at Kanyakumari. The festival is marked by a series of cultural programs.
Air: The nearest airport is at
(80-km), which is well connected with national and International flights.
one can take a taxi or bus to Kanyakumari.
Rail: Kanyakumari is well connected by train services with all the places in India. Superfast trains connect the southern most railhead of India with northern cities like Jammu and Delhi. Intercity trains are running from almost all the southern cities.
Road: Kanyakumari is connected by regular bus services with all the major cities of the state such as Chennai, Pondicherry, Bangalore , Trichy, Madurai, Mandapam (Rameshwaram), Nagercoil, Tuticorin, Tiruchendur, Tiruvelveli, Trivandrum, etc.
Accommodation is available at the hotels in Kanyakumari.