Flights to Thiruvananthapuram

 

 


Quick Getaways near Thiruvananthapuram

Kovalam - An absolute must is a visit to Kovalam that lies barely 18 km away. The beach is considered one of the finest in the world and provides the perfect ingredients for an ideal holiday. Besides swimming, there are opportunities for surfing and water skiing-even an exhilarating catamaran ride into the sea.

Veli - A short distance away from the city's airport is the Veli Lagoon, a serene tourist village by the side of a beautiful lagoon. It, also has an exciting range of aqua sports facilities to offer.

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Ponmudi - About 61 km from Thiruvananthapuram city is located Ponmudi, an enchanting hill resort with narrow winding pathways and cool, green environs. Along with a beautiful array of mountain flowers, exotic butterflies and small rivulets, Ponmudi offers excellent opportunities for trekking. With its tea estates and mist-covered valleys Ponmudi is a fast developing hill resort.

Neyyar Dam and Wildlife Sanctuary - 29 km from the city is Neyyar Dam that houses a mini wildlife sanctuary, and a crocodile farm. Additional attractions, by way of boating facilities and trekking opportunities, make this spot a favourite with tourists.

Kollam - 66 km from the city, Kollam was the ancient port of the state, that received ships from all over the world. The region also houses the Astamudi Lake, ancient churches, the Thirumullavaram beach and some Hindu shrines.
Events in Thiruvananthapuram

Onam is the main festival of Kerala, which is celebrated in the month of August or September. This is the harvest festival of Kerala and signifies association of the people with agriculture. Christmas is the other festival of this part of the country and the city wears a colorful look during this time of the year. Classical Music Festival is celebrated from January 27 to February 3 every year and is a great time to enjoy for the lovers of pure classical music forms such as Carnatic and Hindustani music.

Getting There & Away to Thiruvananthapuram

Flights to Thiruvananthapuram
Being the capital of Kerala state, Thiruvananthapuram is well connected to other major cities of India and the neighboring countries. There are direct flights to Bangalore, Mumbai, Chennai, and Delhi. Cities in the neighboring countries such as Colombo, Malé, Singapore, and cities of Arabian Gulf are connected by the international airlines.
Trains to Thiruvananthapuram
Thiruvananthapuram is connected to other important cities of India and Kerala by trains. Regular trains are available for the states of Karnataka and Tamil Nadu.
Car and Bus Service to Thiruvananthapuram
Thiruvananthapuram is connected with Kollam, Alappuzha, Ernakulam, Trichur, Chennai, Madurai, and Pondicherry by road.

Getting Around in Thiruvananthapuram

Taxis, buses and auto rickshaws are available for local transport. For the adventurous, cycles are also easily available on hire. Tourist coaches can be hired from the Kerala Tourism Development Corporation (KTDC).
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