15 Things to Do in Trivandrum 2020 (Starting from ₹172 Only)

Witness the true essence of South India by exploring the numerous things to do in Trivandrum. Perched atop a throne of seven hills, the captivating capital city of Kerala, Trivandrum is a blend of scintillating cultures molded into each other and alluring nature. Trivandrum being the single junction of all the good things that come with travelling has a diverse range of activities one can partake in. 

Famously known as ‘God’s own country,’ Trivandrum is dotted with uniquely built temples. You can let the whims and bouts of nature fascinate you in the Neyyar Wildlife Sanctuary as you witness the fierce wild animals in their natural habitat. Water enthusiasts can try out the boating activities in the Neyyar Dam and indulge their fishing fancies. The religious city is also home to a number of Ayurvedic centres where visitors can go and rejuvenate their minds and bodies.

Trivandrum also has several waterfalls and lakes one can visit to experience a relaxing tryst with nature along with a famous theatre to marvel at the unique art form. There is an endless list of things to do in Thiruvananthapuram that will offer you unparalleled experiences that you can treasure for a lifetime. Trivandrum is hence a market city of all pleasures known to humankind and that a traveling enthusiast simply cannot afford to miss. 

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Lion Safari Park in Trivandrum, Book & Get Flat 15% off Best Seller
Lion Safari Park in Trivandrum, Book & Get Flat 15% off

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Trivandrum

Location: Neyyar wildlife sanctuaryTimings: Open from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PMDuration: 5 HoursNeyyar Wildlife Sanctuary near Trivandrum is home to a number of bird and mammal species. Besides, it also has a Lion Safari and a picturesque dam site as well. If you love nature and photography, this will be the perfect holiday destination for you.From the gate of the Neyyar Wildlife reserve, a boat ride will take you to the spot to board the bus from. As you move through the forest, get prepared to see lions. There are 6 or 7 lions in the park. It also has a beautiful dam site where tourists usually get their photoshoots done. Spot the crocodiles and deers at the Crocodile Rehabilitation Center and Deer Rehabilitation Center. Book Lion Safari Park ticket and witness different species of wildlife and gain knowledge about the wildlife.The visit to the sanctuary is suitable for tourists of all age groups. Be careful not to tease any animals to maintain the decorum of Jungle.How to reach Lion Safari Park In Trivandrum: The location is 30 Km from Trivandrum Central (Railway Station) via Neyyar Dam Rd, one can easily reach by public or private transport.Note:  The sanctuary is closed on Monday. Children below 5 years can join for free, and those between 5 to 12 years can book the child package.
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Neyyar Dam Boating, Trivandrum | Book & Save 25% Best Seller
Neyyar Dam Boating, Trivandrum | Book & Save 25%

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Location: Neyyar DamTimings: Open from 6:30 AM to 9:30 PMDuration: Speed Boat - 20 Minutes and Safari Boat - 40 Minutes Trivandrum is a travel destination with something for everyone. About 30 kms away from the city is the famous Neyyar Wildlife Sanctuary. The sanctuary is home to Neyyar Dam which attracts a number of tourists, especially photographers during the golden hour.Reach the Dam site with lush greenery and abundance of pretty bird species all around you! Go for a boat ride in the dam and make unforgettable memories with your friends and family. You can either go for a safari boat or a speedboat ride and make your evening thrilling. Book Neyyar Dam boating package and add an offbeat experience to your Trivandrum trip!Boating in Neyyar Dam Variants:Speed Boat - 20 Minutes RideSafari Boat - 40 Minutes RideHow to reach Neyyar Dam Baoting Location:The location is 32 Km from Trivandrum Central (Railway Station) via Neyyar Dam Rd, one can easily reach by public or private transport.Note: Children below 5 years can join for free, and those between 5 to 12 years can book the child packageThis activity is suitable for all age groups. Children must be accompanied by adults all the time.
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Private Car Charter in Trivandrum Flat 10% off Best Seller
Private Car Charter in Trivandrum Flat 10% off

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Trivandrum

Thiruvananthapuram, also known as Trivandrum, is regarded as a famous tourist spot for being the capital of Kerala. As such, the spot implies greater scenic charm of coconut plantations and lush greenery, accompanied by the soothing ambience of peaceful crowds and beauty of water bodies.About the Tour:The private car charter in Trivandrum brings you the opportunity of travelling in an air-conditioned car, assisted by a professional chauffeur who would guide you towards the different tourist spots with great comfort. The private car charter in Trivandrum lets you undergo the delight of visiting the prominent spots of the city without undergoing the hassles of public transportation.The private car charter in Trivandrum is backed by the provision of a wide variety of vehicles from which you can choose your desired car. Besides, you can plan your own itinerary and reach out to the places according to your schedule. The service also lets you avail comfortable pick-up and drop off facility with great assurance of safety.Vehicle Options:Sedan: For 1-3 personsSUV: For 1-6 personsNote:The maximum number of persons who can book the package is 6.
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Scuba Diving In Trivandrum, Book & Get Flat 35% Off Best Seller
Scuba Diving In Trivandrum, Book & Get Flat 35% Off

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Trivandrum

Location: Kovalam BeachTimings: 2 Hours (Open from 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM)A coastal small town on the Arabian Sea, Kovalam is a thing of beauty and an amazing beach destination. Scuba Diving in Trivandrum is one of the best ways to see how marine life unfolds. Experience the adrenaline pumping through your veins as you have the time of your life with this thrilling sports activity. There will be a proper training session and safety demonstration by a certified dive instructor. You can even get pictures of you amidst the marine life.Reach the activity destination 30 mins prior to your time slot for a short briefing session. We will provide you with the costume and all dive equipment. The activity is performed under expert guidance and local activity guide with safety measures.Note: The minimum age required for the scuba diving in Trivandrum is 10 years.How to reach Trivandrum Scuba Diving Location: The location is 14 Km from Trivandrum Central (Railway Station), you can easily reach by public or private transport.
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Kerala Airport Transfer: Trivandrum to Alleppey Best Seller
Kerala Airport Transfer: Trivandrum to Alleppey

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Trivandrum

About the Activity:- Trivandrum International Airport in the capital city of the state is one of the 2 international airports in Kerala. On your next arrival in the state which is lovingly called God's Own Country, this airport transfer facility from Trivandrum international airport will be the best thing to choose- This transfer from Trivandrum to Alleppey gets you hassle-free travel option, so you can skip the queues of booking cabs.- Therefore, this service lets you book your private vehicle from the airport, days before your arrival, so you can disembark from the plane and get into your vehicle that takes you to your destination in Alleppey.Distance Allowance- 330 km
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Kerala Airport Transfer: Trivandrum to Kovalam Best Seller
Kerala Airport Transfer: Trivandrum to Kovalam

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Trivandrum

About the Activity:- Trivandrum International Airport in the capital city of the state is one of the 2 international airports in Kerala. On your next arrival in the state which is lovingly called God's Own Country, this airport transfer facility from Trivandrum international airport will be the best thing to choose- This transfer from Trivandrum to Kovalam gets you hassle-free travel option, so you can skip the queues of booking cabs.- Therefore, this service lets you book your private vehicle from the airport, days before your arrival, so you can disembark from the plane and get into your vehicle that takes you to your destination in Kovalam.Distance Allowance- 40 km
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Trivandrum One Day Tour Package, Book & Get Flat 15% Off Best Seller
Trivandrum One Day Tour Package, Book & Get Flat 15% Off

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Trivandrum

Location: TrivandrumPickup/Dropoff Points: Trivandrum Bus Terminal, Trivandrum Central (Railway Station), Trivandrum AirportDuration: 10 HoursStart Time: 10:00 AM End Time: 8:00 PMTrivandrum attracts a large number of tourists throughout the year, especially the art, society and culture enthusiasts. Nature lovers have an unparalleled experience with long, sandy and pleasant shorelines. A one day tour of the city with your friends and family is the perfect option if you want to relax and unwind in the capital city of ‘God’s Own Country, Kerala’.Arrive at either of the pickup points with your travelling mates and board the bus for an eventful day of sightseeing across all the major sites of Trivandrum. Art lovers get to visit the Napier Museum, Kerala Science and Technology Museum and adore the architecture of the Halcyon Castle. Also, visit the Thiruvananthapuram zoo and enjoy the sea-side view at Kovalam Beach. Famous temples like Padmanabhaswamy and Attukal Temple are also a part of this sightseeing tour.Trivandrum one day package is suitable for people of all age groups. Do bring your cameras along to capture pictures worth cherishing for a lifetime and enjoy a remarkable sightseeing experience of the beautiful city.Places Covered in Trivandrum One Day Tour:Napier MuseumThiruvananthapuram ZooPadmanabhaswamy TempleKovalam BeachLighthouse Beach Attukal TempleHalcyon CastleMaharaja Swathi Thirunal PalaceKerala Science and Technology MuseumNote: Children below 5 years can join without any charges, and those between 6 to 10 years can book the child package How to Reach Trivandrum One Day Tour Pickup Point:All the pickup points are between 5-7 km from Trivandrum city, you can easily reach by private and public transport.
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Kerala Airport Transfer: Trivandrum to Kochi Best Seller
Kerala Airport Transfer: Trivandrum to Kochi

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About the Activity:- Trivandrum International Airport in the capital city of the state is one of the 2 international airports in Kerala. On your next arrival in the state which is lovingly called God's Own Country, this airport transfer facility from Trivandrum international airport will be the best thing to choose- This transfer from Trivandrum to Kochi gets you hassle-free travel option, so you can skip the queues of booking cabs.- Therefore, this service lets you book your private vehicle from the airport, days before your arrival, so you can disembark from the plane and get into your vehicle that takes you to your destination in Kochi.Distance Allowance- 500 km
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Trivandrum Airport Transfers Flat 25% off Best Seller
Trivandrum Airport Transfers Flat 25% off

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Trivandrum

Trivandrum, an exotic location that contains the charming scenes of lush greenery and plenty of trees as well as mesmerizing lakes and waterfalls. You can’t get rid of the magic and scenic composition of the location that is sure to overwhelm you for a lifetime experience.About the Tour:Now you are certainly entitled to enjoy hassle-free transportation phenomenon that lets you get transported from Trivandrum airport to the hotels/residence of Trivandrum or vice versa. On booking the Trivandrum airport transfers, you shall be provided with an air-conditioned car along with the assistance of a professional driver who is equipped to let you reach your destination on time.Besides, the Trivandrum airport transfers help you with your luggage so that you can sit back and relax. You can now easily get transferred after you getting picked up from the pick-up point with comfortable and air-conditioned vehicles and reach to the drop-off location in Trivandrum exactly on time.Timings: Timings are flexible according to the customers' convenience.Note:Additional charges are applicable if you want to get transferred from/to outside the city limits.
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Kerala Airport Transfer: Trivandrum to Thekkady Best Seller
Kerala Airport Transfer: Trivandrum to Thekkady

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Trivandrum

About the Activity:- Trivandrum International Airport in the capital city of the state is one of the 2 international airports in Kerala. On your next arrival in the state which is lovingly called God's Own Country, this airport transfer facility from Trivandrum international airport will be the best thing to choose- This transfer from Trivandrum to Thekkady gets you hassle-free travel option, so you can skip the queues of booking cabs.- Therefore, this service lets you book your private vehicle from the airport, days before your arrival, so you can disembark from the plane and get into your vehicle that takes you to your destination in Thekkady.Distance Allowance- 500 km
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Kerala Airport Transfer: Trivandrum to Munnar Best Seller
Kerala Airport Transfer: Trivandrum to Munnar

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Trivandrum

About the Activity:- Trivandrum International Airport in the capital city of the state is one of the 2 international airports in Kerala. On your next arrival in the state which is lovingly called God's Own Country, this airport transfer facility from Trivandrum international airport will be the best thing to choose- This transfer from Trivandrum to Thekkady gets you hassle-free travel option, so you can skip the queues of booking cabs.- Therefore, this service lets you book your private vehicle from the airport, days before your arrival, so you can disembark from the plane and get into your vehicle that takes you to your destination in Thekkady.Distance Allowance- 700 km
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Neyyar Wildlife Sanctuary in Trivandrum Best Seller
Neyyar Wildlife Sanctuary in Trivandrum

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Trivandrum

Activity Location: Neyyar Wildlife SanctuaryActivity Timings: Open from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PMActivity Duration: 3 HoursAbout the activity:Neyyar Wildlife Sanctuary is a paradise for nature explorers. Located at a distance of 30 kms from Trivandrum, the wildlife sanctuary is home to 176 bird species and 30+ mammal species including tiger, leopard, sloth bear, elephant, sambhar, barking deer, bonnet macaque, nilgiri langur, and nilgiri tahr.Visit the sanctuary with a pair of binoculars and gear up to spot species of flora and fauna in their natural habitat. The safari ride in the wilderness is thrilling and every moment is worth cherishing and capturing in your cameras.The visit to the sanctuary is suitable for tourists of all age groups. Be careful to not to tease any animals to maintain the decorum of Jungle.How to reach: The location is 30 Km from Trivandrum Central (Railway Station) via Neyyar Dam Rd, one can easily reach by public or private transport.Note: The sanctuary is closed on Monday. Children below 5 years can with infant charge, and those between 5 to 12 years can book the  child package and less than 5 yr, infant package.
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Team Outing at Trivandrum Beach Resort
Team Outing at Trivandrum Beach Resort

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Trivandrum

Known as the ‘Paradise of the South’, Kovalam was brought to the public eye by the Maharaja of Travancore. Over the past three decades, the place has been well developed, and has now been placed as one of important tourist destinations in India. It is also an important holiday getaway in the world tourism map. About the Resort : Located on one of the famous beaches of Kovalam, the resort is situated only 15meters away from the sea. The property belongs to an exclusive 4 star beach hotel. The setting facilities, people, spa cuisine and its whole philosophy are dedicated to the personal wellness and all comforts of the visitors. Beach Olympics Theme: Revel in fun games by the sun, sand and seaside with Beach Olympics. Be a sport and let out the champion in you. This exciting activity entails colourful flags, sand castles, beach football and what not. Based on teamwork, this event constitutes of many unique games. The enjoyable and challenging tasks insure maximum participation. We promote and design team activities where all team members play at once. The games are a good mix of athletic and non-athletic competitions, some are more physical than others, but provided is a combination that has something for everyone. In this activity, various countries have assembled at this day for a mega beach event known as ‘Beach Olympics’. Keeping to the theme, many games will be plated throughout the event. There will scorekeeping system and medals for the winners. Opening Ceremony and the Activities: The Beach Olympics will begin with the hoisting of each country’s flag. The flag bearer will carry the flag of respective nation. The nations then present artistic display of dance and song. Finally, the Olympic torch is brought into the arena and passed on until it reaches the selected torch bearer, who lights the Olympic flame in the cauldron. Following this, all the events would begin. Get into the element with adorning bandanas and chest stickers. The games that will be played include Beach Volley Ball, Beach Football, Archery, Human Foosball and Kiting. Along with these, enjoy the games of Castle Building, Water Volley, Frisbee Challenge, Beach Cricket and Sumo Wrestling. Engage in a life size game of Angry Birds. The team that wins most of these games will be considered the victorious one.   Closing of the Event: The closing ceremony of the Beach Olympics takes place after all sporting events has concluded. Flag-bearers from each participating country enter the arena, followed by the other team member who enters together, without any national distinction. National flags of winning team are hoisted and corresponding anthems are played. After making the closing speeches by one rep from each winning team, the Games are officially closed, and the Olympic flame is extinguished. Award Ceremony: A medal ceremony is held after each Olympic event is concluded. The winner, second and third-place competitors or teams stand on top of a three-tiered podium to be awarded their respective medals.
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  1. What are the best things to do in Trivandrum?

    There are so many amazing things to do in Trivandrum that it’s almost confusing for travelers to choose one.

    1. Temple Hopping: Trivandrum has several temples scattered around its holy landscape that are unique in both build and architecture. These temples are dedicated to a number of different Hindu deities and draw narratives from folklore and mythology.

    Every religion enthusiast must go temple hopping in Trivandrum to have the most soulful experience of their lives. Some of the famous temples of Trivandrum include Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, Attukal Bhagavathy temple, Pazhavangadi Ganpathy temple, Aazhimala Siva Temple, and Karikkakom Chamundi Devi Temple.

    2. Explore Nature at Neyyar Wildlife Sanctuary: A safe abode of various endangered wildlife species, Neyyar Wildlife Sanctuary is responsible for bringing a lot of biodiversity in Trivandrum. One cannot miss the various lion safaris and wildlife excursions that are organised in the Sanctuary.

    3. Enjoy Boating and Fishing at the Neyyar Dam: Hanging by the foothills of the lush Western Ghats, and brimming with marine life, Neyyar Dam is one of the most sought after tourist sites in Trivandrum. The marine life festering in the dam can be explored by indulging in the fishing and boating activities that the dam offers.

    4. Enjoy Adventure Sports by the AMAS: The Academy of Mountaineering and Adventure Sports based in Trivandrum offers a wide range if adventurous activities one can partake in including skydiving, scuba diving, paragliding etc. This is one of the best things to do in Trivandrum for adventure and sport enthusiasts as it gets ones adrenaline flowing and heartbeat racing.

    5. Witness the history of Trivandrum at its museums: Trivandrum is adorned with museums that celebrate its glorious history. The two most known museums, the Napier Museum and the Natural History Museums both offer an insight into the history of Trivandrum. While the Napier Museum is known for its archaic Mughal-Chinese architecture style, the Natural History Museum is known for preserving the history of Ethnography.

    6. Enjoy the view of the grand ocean at the Lighthouse: Visiting the lighthouse situated at the Kovalam Beach should be at the top of one's list of things to do in Thiruvananthapuram. One gets to visit the city and the seascape after having climbed a staircase of 150 humble steps. Visiting the lighthouse especially during the evening hours is one of the most visually scintillating experiences of the visit.

    7. Shopping at local markets: Explore the streets of Trivandrum hopping between the local markets known for signature South Indian handiwork and cheap prices.

    8. Visit royalty at the Kanakakunnu Palace: Perched atop a small hillock, Kanakakunnu Palace is surrounded by intricately cultivated gardens and an air of nostalgia. Visit this palace to go back to the days of the Travancore dynasty rule.

    9. Witness the art of Dramatics at the Margi Theatre: If you are an admirer of the Dramatics art then you can not afford to miss the plays performed at the Margi Theatre. The theatre showcases the most unique talent of Trivandrum in not just dramatics but also a number of traditional Indian dance forms.

    10. Witness the mighty waterfalls: Trekk up a rocky trail near the Neyyar dam to witness the might of the Meenmutty waterfalls. These waterfalls make you forget the monotony of urban life as you drown into the welcome noise of gushing water.

  2. What is special about Trivandrum?

    Trivandrum is known for bringing the best and most joyful experiences of travel together in one single city. From the sparkling beaches to the mighty waterfalls, from high-rise hills to risky backwaters, Trivandrum is blessed by nature in every way possible.

    There are innumerable things to do in Thiruvananthapuram. Along with being naturally blessed, Trivandrum is known for having a heavy cultural significance to India. It is the home of several uniquely constructed temples all dedicated to various hindu deities.

    The city is also famous for the diverse range of flora and fauna it protects in its sanctuaries and forests. Not to mention the unique cuisine and artistic expression through theatre and dance are the reason why so many tourists flock to the city every vacation season. 

  3. What are the best things to do in Trivandrum with family?

    Visit the zoo: Occupying over 55 acres of woodland and housing the fiercest and rarest wild animals of India, the Trivandrum zoo is a must-visit place if you are travelling with your family. The zoo is adorned by lakes and lawns and ample areas to explore. It introduces young minds to the whims of wildlife while at the same time amuses adults. 

    Visit the science and technology museum: The science and technology museums of Trivandrum is an excellent place to get children interested in science and technology. Established in 1984, the museum acts as a centre of popularisation of scientific culture among the public.

    Sightseeing: Trivandrum is awash with beautiful mountains, waterfalls, beaches and lakes that are perfect for sightseeing with one's family. One can simply trek up a hill and enjoy the view of the sunset with one's family or visit the old palaces and castles to explore history. There are innumerable places to go sightseeing in Trivandrum with family. 

    Picnic: Get your food parceled from one of the local food joints in the city and take your family out for a picnic in Trivandrum. You can carry forward this picnic in parks, dams or the various beaches of Trivandrum. 

  4. How to reach Trivandrum?

    One can follow many routes to reach Trivandrum:

    By Air: The Trivandrum International Airport receives direct and indirect flights from all the major cities of India including Delhi, Bangalore, Chennai, Mumbai, Hyderabad Dehradun and Kochi. Air travel is the fastest and the most convenient way to reach Trivandrum. 

    By Railway: With over 20 railway stations scattered around the cities that are all connected to the stations of all major cities, it is very easy to reach Trivandrum by train. 

    By Road: Trivandrum is connected to major cities like Kochi, Mangalore and Kozhikode through NH-66. One can take a bus from most major cities of India to Trivandrum. 

  5. What is the best time to visit Trivandrum?

    Every season brings something new to the atmosphere of Trivandrum. However, winter months from October to February are the most ideal for the visitors because of the moderate temperatures and mild winds. 

    Summer: Summers in Trivandrum see high temperatures and are humid. However, several tropical plants bloom during summers in Trivandrum giving it a lively and lush look.

    Winter: Winters see cooler temperatures and less humidity in Trivandrum. The weather remains pleasant during winters with bright blue skies and gentle sunlight. 

    Monsoon: Monsoons in Trivandrum are much cooler than the summer and wash the city with fertility and greenery. However, this season experiences extreme humidity. 

  6. Can we do watersports in Trivandrum?

    Various beaches in Trivandrum have water sport activities. The Academy of Mountaineering and Adventure Sports or the AMAS based in Trivandrum also offer a wide range of water sport activities one can partake in including scuba diving and paragliding.

    Scuba Diving: Explore the depth of the mysterious sea water as you are taken through the water right down to the water bed. Witness the aquatic life of the ocean before your very eyes in this surreal experience.

    Jet Skiing: Slide across the shining water on a super fast personal watercraft and feel the exhilaration of your life. Jet skiing is one of the most fun water activities one can undertake as it makes you experience the rush of water against your skin as you feel like you’re flying over the water surface. 

    Parasailing: The experience of literally flying through the air over a sea, attached to a speeding motorboat is easily one of the most exciting things you will do on your vacation. 

  7. Which beaches should I visit in Trivandrum?

    Kovalam Beach: Kovalam Beach is one of the most popular beaches in Trivandrum adorned with a beautiful view of the ocean and sunset. This particular beach is best known for its lighthouse which remains open to visitors and provides them with a breathtaking view of the cityscape. 

    Thumba Beach: Located near the outskirts of Trivandrum, Thumba Beach is known for its scenic beauty, soft sands and lighter crowds. Surrounding the infamous Arabian Sea, the beach sports coconut trees, coastal vegetation and pleasant weather. 

    Shanghumukham Beach: Dotted with shops and surrounded by cafes and food joints, the Shanghumukham Beach is best known for its relaxing ambience and white sands. It is situated near the Trivandrum International Airport and is one of the best evening hangout destinations in the area. 

    Hawa Beach: Surrounded by various local seafood restaurants and tourist shops, Hawa Beach is a small yet beautiful beach which sees lighter crowds and hence offers calm and peace to its visitors. 

  8. What is famous in Trivandrum for shopping?

    Trivandrum has great local markets where you can buy various memorabilia and trinkets made of wood. Handloom fabrics are also a speciality of Trivandrum markets that can be used to make a variety of apparel. The markets are also quite famous for a unique assortment of spices and brass carvings. 

  9. What is Trivandrum famous for?

    Trivandrum can easily be called the tourist hub of India. It brings the most serene and playful attractions together in the form of beaches, waterfalls, hills, mountains, and backwaters. A glorious medley of nature, culture and architecture, Trivandrum is also home to many famous museums and palaces that take you back to the days of pre-colonised and colonised India. 

    Trivandrum is also home to various temples that add to the religious sanctity of the city famously known as ‘God’s own country.’ The capital city is also celebrated for its diverse plant and wildlife that it fosters in its forests and sanctuaries. 

  10. Which are the best markets for shopping in Trivandrum?

    Chalai Market: One can find almost everything you can imagine in this 100 year old market. The market stretches along a 2 km long road and is dotted with a number of little shops selling distinct products. This is also the kind of market you practise your bargaining skills on.

    Sarwaa Lifestyle: Located on the Sankar Road, Sarwaa Lifestyle is known for selling some of the most memorable trinkets and souvenirs. So if you are looking for a place to buy gifts to take back home to your loved ones, Sarwaa lifestyle will be the place to be. 

    Connemara Market: Stationed in the Palayam area, the Connemara Market is one of the best places to buy fruits, vegetables and spices from in Trivandrum. You can buy fruits and spices at cheap rates in this market. The market is also known for affordable garments and fabrics. 

  11. Can we visit beaches at night?

    A few beaches in Trivandrum like the Kovalam beach can be visited during the night. In fact, they have a very happening nightlife marked by bonfires and celebrations.