Trivandrum or Thiruvananthapuram is the capital of the southern Indian state of Kerala. It is located on the seven low-hills near the southern tip of India is famous for its pristine beaches, temples and greenery.The British colonial architecture and many art galleries, an essential essence of Trivandrum tour packages, help this city stand out from the rest. It is a city full of scenic views and greenery that remains the same for throughout the year. Thus, Mahatma Gandhi aptly called it the "Evergreen city of India". Apart from the beaches and rolling hills perfect for a relaxed outing, this place is home to various parks, museums, tourist centers, historical structures, and palaces dotting the cityscape. Some of the most primary elements that this place offers to the tourism sector are its biological gardens. These gardens are believed to have inspired Yann Martel about the animals in his book Life of Pi, backwaters and temples. At the core of the spiritual side of Trivandrum is the Shri Padmanabhaswamy temple, a 260 year old structure which is popular pilgrimage centre in India. This city hosts the one and only magic academy in India that is known as the Magic Academy Research Centre and is run by an award winning magician named Gopinath Muthukad.
Apart from this, Thiruvananthapuram is also a major IT hub. Coming to food, some of the popular dishes in Trivandrum include Thoran which is a dry mix of vegetables dressed with coconut bits, a stew in which potatoes and onions are cooked in coconut milk as well as Kalaan which is made of buttermilk, melons and ripe mangoes. Also banana chips are a widespread and popular snack and significant enough to be included in cuisine. The best time to visit the area start from October to February with winters giving Trivandrum its most pleasant and cool weather. The summers on the other hand are hot and humid and can be a little uncomfortable. The monsoons, again, are relatively cooler. Trivandrum tour packages allow everyone to spend their vacation at a culturally vibrant destination and has undoubtedly, unswervingly echeloned amongst the best Indian cities to live in!
Popular Trivandrum Tour Packages
|Heritage and Cultural Guided Walking Tour of Trivandrum||2H||₹ 750||5.0 star|
|Magical Trivandrum Markets Tour||2H||₹ 750||4.0 star|
|Guided Full Day City Tour in Trivandrum||8H||₹ 5800||4.0 star|
|Guided Half Day City Tour in Trivandrum||4H||₹ 834||3.0 star|
|Full Day Tour of Trivandrum: Discover All the City Highlights||8H||₹ 6700||4.0 star|
People Also Ask About Trivandrum Tours
What are the top attractions for a sightseeing tour in Trivandrum?
Trivandrum is a culturally vibrant destination. It is an ideal holiday spot for all those who wish to spend their vacation appreciating culture and heritage. Some of the top attractions for a sightseeing tour in Trivandrum that manage to captivate visitors are-
- Neyyar Wildlife Sanctuary
- Neyyar Dam
- Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
- The Kanakakunnu Palace
- Poovar Island
- Happy Land Water Theme Park
- Agastya Mala
- The Napier Museum
- The Zoological Park
- Chalai Bazaar
- Sri Chitra Art Gallery
- Science and Technology Museum
- Shanghumukham Beach
Which are the best backwaters tours in Trivandrum?
Trivandrum shares Kerala’s fame for offering lovely backwater experiences. It is the capital city of Kerala. Even though it is slightly away from the main backwater network of Kerala, it surely is still worth visiting because of its enchanting scenery. Unlike Lake Vembanad, the backwaters of Trivandrum is not a single water body but comprises of a number of water bodies that are sprinkled at several locations. They offer a different taste to the tourists who have always appreciated these experiences in all these years. Thiruvananthapuram backwater tours can be smoothly coupled with sightseeing as the lagoons and crystal clear lakes lie just outside the city. Thiruvallam and Poovar are two major stretches where visitors can undertake best backwater tours in Trivandrum.
Which are the most romantic things to do on my honeymoon in Trivandrum?
Every newly wed couple dreams to begin the journey of their life together with the perfect honeymoon. With unparalleled splendour and mind-blowing attractions, Trivandrum is one such destination in Kerala that lets you have an experience worth cherishing the entire lifetime. To make it all the more special, here are the most romantic things to do on my honeymoon in Trivandrum-
- Take a romantic walk at Varkala Beach
- Explore the Light House
- Relax at Kovalam Beach
- Undertake Spa and Wellness Treatments
- Visit Hawa Beach
- Enjoy the serenity and soothing atmosphere of Samudra Beach
- Discover the red sands and blue sea at Shanghumukham Beach
- Engage in Ayurvedic and Panchakarma treatments at Veda Days
- Dip yourself and wash away your sins at Papanasam Beach
What are the best beaches to visit on my Trivandrum tour?
On a tour to Trivandrum, below are some of the best beaches that are located at short distances from Trivandrum.
- Alappuzha or Alleppey
- Shanghumugham Beach
- Papanasam Beach
- Kappil Beach
- Mararikulam Beach
Which are the top ayurvedic spas in Trivandrum?
Not just Trivandrum, but the entire state of Kerala is very popular for serving best spa and wellness therapies. These treatments have worked wonders and are known to give out best results. If you plan to get yourself an appointment, below are some of the well known spas where you can try out any ayurvedic spas in Trivandrum.
- Essence Ayurvedic Medispa
- Kairali Ayurvedic Health Spa
- Theertham Herbals
- Vibrance Spa and Wellness Centre
- Somatheeram Ayurveda Village
- Beach & Lake Ayurvedic Resort
- Ideal Ayurvedic Resort
- Saatwika Ayurveda Treatment Centre
- Hindusthan Ayurvedic Health Care
- Chakra Ayurvedic Resort
Where can I enjoy boating and fishing in Trivandrum?Trivandrum being a coasting location, offers many opportunities for a fun filled ride of boating and fishing. Some of these spots can be found at the below mentioned locations-Kovalam BeachVellayani LakePoovar IslandShanghumugham BeachPapanasam Beach
What are the top places for a pilgrimage tour in Trivandrum?
Trivandrum is a believed to be a holy and sacred place. It is a place of communal harmony as there are many temples, mosque, churches and other pilgrim centres. Some of these top places for a pilgrimage tour in Trivandrum comprise of-
- Padmanabha Swamy Temple
- Attukal Bhagavathy Temple
- Sree Parasurama Temple
- Sivagiri Mutt
- Aruvikkara Temple
- Pazhavangadi Ganapathy Temple
- Karikkakom Sri Chamundi Temple
- Christ the King Church
- St. Mary’s Cathedral
- Beemapalli Mosque
- Palayam Palli Mosque