THIRUVANANTHAPURAM

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM – KERALA TRAVEL GUIDE

INTRODUCTION

Thiruvananthapuram, popularly knlwn as Trivandrum is the capital city of Kerala.  ASs it is the capital city, there are many things and places that visiors can see during your trip.
 
Trivandrum is mentioned as Evergreen city by Mahatma Gandhi -. The father of our Nation. The are many historic places to see in the Trivandrum City.
 
There are many histroric structure that were built by British and Rulers of Travancore. The main Government offices of the state are located in Trivandrum city.
How to Reach Trivandrum:
1By Road:
 
Trivandrum has a good connection with all major South Indian Cities.  Buses are always available from Sourh Indian cities like Bangalore, Chennai,Manglore to Trivandrum City.
 
2. By Train:
 
Trivandrum Central Railway Station is the railway station of Trivandrum.  Trains from different parts of the country are arriving at tjis Railway Station. Trivandrum Central station is a Major railway station in Kerala.
 
3. By Air:
 
Trivandrum has its own Airport Trivandrum International Airport. The flights from  different parts of the world are arriving at this Airport. 
Best Time to Visit Trivandrum:
1. Winter (October to February):
 
During winter season, the temperature in Trivandrum will fall down. During thos time,there will ne having pleasant climate in Trivandrum. There will be a large number of visitors in the city at this time.
 
2. Summer (March to May):
 
During summer season, the temperature in Trivandrum may suddenly rise. This time it is too jot in Trivandrum. This time there will be a decrease in visitors to Trivandrum.Hotel rents will be low at this time due to offseason.
 
3. Monsoon (June to September):
 
During monsoon season,the climate in Trivandrum is awesome. Travellers loves to come to Trivandrum during this time. 
Places to Visit in Trivandrum:
1. Padmanabhapuram Palace:
 
This is one of the historical Palace in Trivandrum. This palace was constructed by the Rulers of Padmanbhaouram. It is constructed in traditional construction style and architecture. The floors and other structures are made classy.
 
2. Varkala Beach:
 
Varkala is a town in the south Indian state of Kerala. It’s on the Arabian Sea and known for Varkala Beach, backed by palm-covered red cliffs. Papanasam beach is said to have holy waters on it. There is a temple in the southern hill side which is dedicated to Krishna. 
 
3. Ponmudi:
 
Ponmudi has an altitude of 1000 m from sea level. It is there on the Western Ghats. Ponmudi is the best hill station in Trivandrum where you will be presented a mind blowing experience of natural beauty. Trip to Ponmudi is a relief from day to day busy life.
Ponmudi is one of the best destinations for nature lovers and Explorers. You can have a long walk followed by a mind blowing waterfall and you can explores the rubber, tea, cardamom and spices plantations.
 
4. Napier Museum:
 
Napier Museum is a place where history of Trivandrum sleeps. It is one of the museum that has got a large collection of bronze artefacts, ivory carvings, ancient musical instruments, and other traditional items.
 
6. Poovar Island:
 
At Poovar,you can have a village walk, Poovar Backwater cruise and farm visit. After that you will be taken to Vizhinjam lighthouse, Aazhimala Temple, Vizhinjam Marine Aquarium,Thirparappu Falls.
Things to do in Trivandrum:
1. Religious Tours:
 
Trivandrum have a large number of Temples, Churches and Mosques. Temples inclusde Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, Churches include Vettucaud Church and mosques include Palayam Juma Masjid.
 
2. Wildlife Tours:
 
If nature lovers are visiting Trivandrum, you must definitely visit Neyyar Wildlife Sanctuary. This is a home for various species of animals and birds. You can take a wildlife safari by going to Neyyar Wildlife Sanctuary.
 
3. Sky Diving:
 
In Trivandrum, there s an  Academy of Mountaineering and Adventure Sports. Those who love adventure like paragliding and scuba diving can take training frim these academy and can perform their adventure.
 
5. Beach Tours:
 
Thee are a lot of veaches in Trivandrum. Because of this reason, the crowd will be less. You can enjoy your activities in beach peacefully. 
Hotels in Trivandrum:
There are hotels in Trivandrum with different star rating. Travelers can stay in hotels or resorts according to their budget.