Trivandrum – The Princely Place

Thiruvananthapuram is the capital of Kerala. It is different from other parts of Kerala because of the British Colonial architecture and art galleries there. Kuthira Malika or Puthen Malika decorated with horse motifs displays the collection of Travancore Royal family. Thiruvananthapuram is a big city and has many tourist spots to visit during Wonderful Kerala Holiday Packages. Thiruvananthapuram has the culture of both Kerala and Tamil because this district has a very close border with Tamil Nadu



Kovalam is the most famous and first name that comes to our mind while talking about holiday destinations in Thiruvananthapuram. The convincing palm, coconut trees, long coastal line, lighthouse on the beach, clear waters and far away horizon is the excellent narrative of the place. Family can enjoy sunbath, catamaran rides and cycling on the beaches of Kovalam. Enjoying the sunsets and how it moves to the captivating hues of skies is a complete pleasure for all beach lovers to witness. The whole family can enjoy the trip to Kovalam.


Padmanabhaswamy Temple

This temple is located at East fort which is the heart of the city. This temple is devoted to Lord Vishnu. This temple is famous for its idol in eternal sleep posture. It is also famous for its 108 abodes of Lord Vishnu, a larger-than-life mural and stone carving. This temple is one of the richest temples in Kerala, it has more gold ornaments and coins in its storage. Now the whole temple is under security surveillance. Padmanabhaswamy temple was under the Marthanda Varma Kingdom, so it has historical importance and represents the Kerala culture. Hindus come to this temple for worship during their Kerala Tourism Packages from across the world.


Poovar Island

Poovar is situated in the southern part of Thiruvananthapuram. It is a village. Earlier this village was a well-known trade center. But now it is famous for its connection to backwaters and the Island. This place will give you excellent experience away from the city crowd. This place is also famous for its beach, you can enjoy the whole day at this place. You can enjoy the excellent floating resorts also in backwaters. Most of the tourist now prefers to stay here, so that they can enjoy the houseboat ride and also have access to the city easily. Floating resorts gives a different feel and experience to the tourist.


Shanmukham Beach

This beautiful beach is situated in the western part of Thiruvananthapuram. It is a very peaceful place, away from city crowd. White sand and never-ending seashore is admirable for tourists. This is one the oldest beaches in Kerala. A sculpture of Jalakanyaka or Mermaid is one attraction for the tourists. The statue is 35m long. You can enjoy North Indian to Italian snacks in beach kiosks and small restaurants. This is the best place to spend an evening with family. Kids will have a superb evening playing in the beach and munching on the snacks. ‘Aratu mandapam’ also you can see along the beach. The Mandapam is connected to the Aratu day of the Padmanabhaswami temple which ends with a procession of images of gods lead by the Raja of the generation holding the Sword. After reaching this ‘Aratu Mandapam’ the festival comes to end with the ceremonial bath in sea.


Napier Museum

This museum is named after former British Governor Lord Francis Napier. This museum is something you should never miss in the city. This museum has a rare anthology of bronze articles, antique musical instruments, and old ivory carvings. This museum is famous for architectural brilliance. The zoological gardens near the museum are one of the planned zoos in Asia. Botanical Gardens also have all spices and tropical plants to exhibit.  This visit can gain more knowledge for the kids for their future studies. So this trip will be memorable in terms of both pleasure and knowledge for the kids.

Trivandrum Zoo

These the very few tourists spots in Thiruvananthapuram. You have hill stations, zoo, dams, temples, churches, mosques, beaches, and villages to explore in Thiruvananthapuram. You should stay here with family for at least 3 to 4 days on Thrilling Kerala Tour packages with price that’s quite affordable to enjoy the whole city and its surroundings.

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