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walk in accommodation

Hi all

Is it possible in mid November to just turn up or is it best to book in advance. We would only be staying a maximum of 3 nights and would be looking for budget - mid range in costs

Also if anyone knows a rough cost for a taxi from trivandrum airport to varkala that woud be great.

Thanks in advance


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11. Re: walk in accommodation

Thats about the same time as a taxi!! The longest trip I did was the centre of Trivandrum out to the arport- about 20 minutes - very cheap but 2 of us and rucksacks was a little overcrowded.But then the locals manage to get a big family in one.

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12. Re: walk in accommodation

Auto rikshaws are no good for Highways, not safe as four weelers and am sure will be scary for people from different planet altogether. Rikshaws are good fun & airy, better to travel around the country sides.

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I always used to travel by auto as hated being 'boxed in' and with the heat, even with the windows down.- Which is safer depends on personal choice. Many cars, buses, lorries, 2 wheelers (and auto's I will add) have no working brake lights or indicators. If the indicators do work they don't use them. If they see a gap in the traffic they just 'go for it', even if it means overtaking on a blind bend or a crest of a hill!!!! And then there is night time - very scary...... Atleast you can jump out on auto if you thought you were going to have a accident....

Now I own a jeep and drive the English way. Much safer (and cheaper). Now costs me R75/- for a return drive to Kovalam when it was costing me R350/- return on a good day. Airy, comfy, all lights working, plenty room for all of us, and I love it. Best of all, it's being sponsored so we don't pay for the fuel.

The above is my own opinion and everyone is entitled to thier own.



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14. Re: walk in accommodation

There would be rooms still available. There are a lot of budget guest houses in Varkala that you can't book online in advance... and they are usually quite comfortable and affordable, Rs 300-600/ day.

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