14 days in Goa & Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) Itinerary

14 days in Goa & Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) Itinerary

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14 days in Goa & Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) Itinerary

Start: Pune
Fly + Bus:  2​h 15​min
1
Goa
— 8 nights
Bus + Fly:  5​h
2
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
End: Pune

8
nights
Goa

Goa ©
On India's western coastline, the former Portuguese colony of Goa tells a visibly different story than the rest of India.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Dr. Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary and Mobor Beach. Escape the urban bustle at Betalbatim Beach and Agonda Beach. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Palolem Beach, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shanta Durga Temple, steep yourself in history at Cabo de Rama Fort, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Baga Beach.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Goa trip planner .

Pune to Goa is an approximately 2.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or take a train. In January, daytime highs in Goa are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum).

Things to do in Goa

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Palolem Beach ©
Palolem Beach
Betalbatim Beach ©
Betalbatim Beach
Mobor Beach ©
Mobor Beach

5
nights
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) ©
Situated among a collection of low hills that lead up to the coastline, state capital Thiruvananthapuram acts as a base for exploration of the southern tip of the country.
Step off the beaten path and head to Samudra Beach and Hawa Beach. Visiting Lighthouse Beach and Vizhinjam Lighthouse will get you outdoors. Venture out of the city with trips to Varkala Beach (in Varkala) and Kovalam Beach (in Kovalam). The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, identify plant and animal life at Neyyar Wild Life Sanctuary, step off the mainland to explore Poovar Island, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Connemara Market.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) online tour itinerary maker .

You can fly from Goa to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In January, daytime highs in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Kovalam, Varkala Beach
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Varkala Beach ©
Varkala Beach
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Lighthouse Beach ©
Lighthouse Beach

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