Trivandrum


Description

Thiruvananthapuram , known as Trivandrum, is the capital city and the largest city of the Indian state of Kerala. Thiruvananthapuram is a major IT Hub. Trivandrum is located on the west coast of India near the extreme south of the mainland. The world's richest temple Padmanabhaswamy Temple is located here.It was ruled by the Ays and was captured by the rulers of Kozhiko in the 10th century.In the late 17th century, Marthanda Varma who inherited the Kingdom of Venad expanded the kingdom by conquering kingdoms of Attingal, Kollam, Kayamkulam, Kottarakara, Kottayam, Changanassery, Meenachil, Poonjar and Ambalapuzha. In 1741 Marthanda Varma defeated the Dutch in the Battle of Colachel. In 1745, he shifted the capital of Travancore from Padmanabhapuram to Thiruvananthapuram. The kingdom of Travancore was dedicated by Marthanda Varma to the deity Sri. Padmanabha (Lord Vishnu). The rulers of Travancore ruled the kingdom as the servants of Sri. Padmanabha..The people who lives here is called as 'Trivians'.


Itenary

Day 1

Arrival at Trivandrum

On your arrival at Trivandrum Airport/Railway station, you will be transferred to Hotel, refresh & proceed to visit Sightseeing around Trivandrum. interested points are Museum complex, Sri. Padmanabha Swamy Temple, Science & Technology museum, Veli tourist village, Aakulam boat club. afternoon free to visit the resort for Ayurveda treatment and enjoy the resort facilities or visit to Kovalam Beach. This internationally renowned beach has been a favorite haunt of tourists since the 1930s. Kovalam consists of three adjacent crescent beaches. The southernmost as the light house beach, is the most popular. Overnight at hotel in Trivandrum.

 

Day 2

Trivandrum to Kanyakumari

Visiting Padmanabhapuram Palace, Suchidram Temple. Later visit Gandhi Memorial, Devi Kanya Kumari Temple, Vivekanand Rock Memorial, built on a rock on which Swami Vivekanand meditated in year 1892. Evening, you will get to see the mesmerizing Sunset at the confluence of 3 Oceans, Arabian Sea, Pacific Ocean & Indian Ocean. Overnight Stay at Kanyakumari.

 

Day 3

Drop to Trivandrum

Drive to Trivandrum