3 days in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) & Kanyakumari District Itinerary

3 days in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) & Kanyakumari District Itinerary

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3 days in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) & Kanyakumari District Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  5​h
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Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 1 night
train + bus:  2​h
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Kanyakumari
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  8​h 15​min
End: New Delhi

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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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): stop by Sarwaa. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Priyadarshini Planetarium, admire the striking features of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, then kick back and relax at Kovalam Beach, then visit a coastal fixture at Vizhinjam Lighthouse, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Neeramankara Shiva Temple.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) trip planner.

New Delhi to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from New Delhi in September: highs in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) hover around 35°C, while lows dip to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can travel to Kanyakumari.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

Kovalam Beach
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Priyadarshini Planetarium ©
Priyadarshini Planetarium
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Vizhinjam Lighthouse ©
Vizhinjam Lighthouse

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Kanyakumari

Kanyakumari ©
Located at the most southerly point of mainland India, Kanyakumari has long attracted pilgrims and those keen to see the end of the road.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Our Lady of Ransom Church, don't miss a visit to Vivekananda Rock Memorial, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bhagavathy Amman Temple, and finally make a trip to Thiruvalluvar Statue.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Kanyakumari trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of train and bus from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to Kanyakumari takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In September, daytime highs in Kanyakumari are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kanyakumari

Historic Sites
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Bhagavathy Amman Temple ©
Bhagavathy Amman Temple
Our Lady of Ransom Church ©
Our Lady of Ransom Church
Vivekananda Rock Memorial ©
Vivekananda Rock Memorial

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