Vizhinjam is a must visit place when you visit Kovalam. This Village 'Vizhinjam' is a natural port located close to international shipping routes in Thiruvananthapuram city. You can witness hundreds of colourful fishing boats gathered on the harbour. In order to avoid the nauseating smell of the fish, it is best to experience the place from afar.
Vizhinjam is located 2 km south of Kovalam and you can reach here via local transport. You can avail a taxi or an auto and even a bus to reach Vizhinjam Village.
Things to do and see in and around
Vizhinjam Village is the busiest fishing harbour in Thiruvananthapuram district and this place has few tourist interest places. When in Vizhinjam you can visit attractions like Vizhinjam Marine Aquarium which houses rich and protected marine life. You can also visit Vizhinjam Rock Cut Cave; it is the 18th-century cave temple. You can also visit the shore and witness the fishing life. Besides, Vizhinjam Village a natural port and the busiest fishing harbours in the district.
Best Time to Visit
The months between November to February are considered the best time to visit Vizhinjam Village. The temperature is moderate and it ranges from 16 degrees C to 34 degrees C.