Trivandrum is located on the western coast of India. A city referred by Mahatma Gandhi as the 'Evergreen city of India' is located on the southwestern tip of India which is surrounded by the Arabian Sea on the west and Tamil Nadu on the east. lastminute.com’s Trivandrum Tours are specially prepared to make your holiday experience unforgettable. Read more...
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Know before you plan your Trivandrum Tour
Tourism, information technology, and agriculture are the primary sources of the economy here. Thiruvananthapuram is also a major destination for medical tourism due to the presence of abundant ayurvedic centres in and around the place. The name of the city is derived from a Malayalam word 'Thir-Anantha-Puram' which means 'Abode of Lord Anantha.'
This city is home to some of the most ancient and famous temples such as the Padmanabhaswamy Temple which takes you back to the 16th century is a temple of Lord Vishnu reclining on Ananth.
How to Reach Trivandrum?
Trivandrum is well connected by air, road, and railways. With our platform, you can easily select all the transfers for your Kerala holidays with a couple of clicks.
Trivandrum has an international airport - (TRV). There are around 150+ flights weekly from major cities such as Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi, and Mumbai. Why air? - Since Trivandrum has its own airport, this would be the fastest way to reach Trivandrum.
Trivandrum is well connected with over 200 railway stations. It has its railway station. Why Train? - Train journeys are fantastic if you want some time to think and enjoy the trip.
NH 44 connects both Bangalore and Chennai to Trivandrum, via the Kanyakumari road. Why Road? - The road to Trivandrum from Bangalore and Chennai are very scenic and colourful.
Best Time to Visit Trivandrum
Winter season would be the best time to visit Trivandrum for a sightseeing tour. The summers here are scorching hot and humid. The monsoon season is relatively cooler. The peak season starts from September and lasts till March.
Plan a trip to Trivandrum and make sure you choose the right season to get the best of your Trivandrum Package.
Sightseeing in Trivandrum
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Things to Do in Trivandrum
Trivandrum has a lot of history to it. It has many places for sightseeing and it has something to offer for people of all ages and cultures.
Must-Visit Places in Trivandrum
There are a few good places, top tourist attractions and sightseeing places in Trivandrum. Some of the places included in our Trivandrum Sightseeing Tours are listed below.
Sri Padmanabha Swamy Temple - is a famous temple in Trivandrum and India It is well-known for its strict rules and dress codes. Entry is allowed only for people who practice the Hindu Faith. It is one of 108 Divya Desams - the holy abode of Lord Vishnu. This is a must-visit place on your Trivandrum Tour.
Kanakakunnu Palace: This is a top tourist attraction. The Travancore King built this palace. This place now is a host to many cultural events.
Napier Museum: The Napier Museum is housed in an ancient building about 150 years old. Located at the centre of the city, Napier museum has a fantastic collection of Musical Instruments, sculptures and also home to many beautiful paintings.
Observatory: This is the oldest observatory, which was built in 1837. It is located at the height of 60 mt above sea level and provides uninterrupted views of the city and the surroundings.
Other notable places here include Neyyar Dam, Vizhinjam Rock Cut Cave, beaches and many more places.
Things to Do in Trivandrum
Trivandrum is well-known for its adventure activities. Below are a few of the things you can do on your Trivandrum Tour.
Must do Activities on your Trivandrum Tour
Relax at the beaches - There are a lot of beaches in close proximity to Trivandrum. Completely unwind and relax at these beautiful beaches.
Shopping at Chalai Market - Chalai Market is a busy street with a wide variety of product. This market is a top spot among tourists who come here to buy various items.
Boating - Enjoy a ride on a boat on the backwaters of the Neyyar Dam. Also, try your luck at fishing.
Temple Visit - Go on a religious tour by visiting all of the important temples here in God’s Own Country.
Skydiving - The Academy for Mountaineering and Adventure Sports provide various options for adventure sports such as scuba, skydiving, paragliding and more.
Try a cup of coffee at the India Coffee House.
Food to try when in Trivandrum
Cuisine in Trivandrum is the same as every other place in Kerala. Some of the delicacies include the following:
Puttu: A typical Kerala dish. Served with steamed rice.
Appam: A typical breakfast dish in Kerala.
Idiyappam: This looks like noodles but made of rice. A typical Kerala dish.
Festivals to experience in Trivandrum
Attukala Pongala - This festival is the largest gathering of women for a very religious purpose. Women cook Pongal on the streets and pathways.
Soorya Festival - This festival is a very famous cultural festival in Kerala.
Oman - The most important Festival of Kerala, widely celebrated in Trivandrum too.
Vettucaud Festival - The ‘Feast of Christ the King ‘ is celebrated on the last Sunday of the liturgical year corresponding to the 3rd Sunday of November every year.
Arattu - Arattu is a significant festival of Sri Padmanabha Swamy Temple.
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