3 days in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), Kollam & Varkala Town Itinerary

3 days in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), Kollam & Varkala Town Itinerary

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3 days in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), Kollam & Varkala Town Itinerary

Start: Coimbatore
Fly:  4​h
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Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h
2
Kollam
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
3
Varkala Town
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Coimbatore

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sreekandeswaram Mahadeva Temple, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) route maker site .

Coimbatore to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. September in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can drive to Kollam.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Historic Sites Spas
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Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Spas
Sreekandeswaram Mahadeva Temple ©
Sreekandeswaram Mahadeva Temple

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Kollam

Kollam ©
The bustling old port city of Kollam has long stood as a center of international trade and mercantilism, and the center of town continues the tradition with its lively scenes of commerce.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Port Kollam Church, make a trip to Sree Mahaganapathi Temple, enjoy the sand and surf at Kollam Beach, then enjoy the sea views from Thangassery Light House, and finally stroll the grounds of Infant Jesus Cathedral.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Kollam holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to Kollam takes 2 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Kollam can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can go by car to Varkala.

Things to do in Kollam

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Kollam Beach ©
Kollam Beach
Thangassery Light House ©
Thangassery Light House
Infant Jesus Cathedral ©
Infant Jesus Cathedral

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Varkala Town

Varkala Town ©
A calm and quiet town offering long sandy beaches on the Arabian Sea, Varkala features a variety of beach activities.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): visit a coastal fixture at Varkala Light House, then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Varkala Beach, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Janardhana Swami Temple.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Varkala trip itinerary tool .

Getting from Kollam to Varkala by car takes about an hour. In September, daily temperatures in Varkala can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Varkala Town

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Varkala Beach ©
Varkala Beach
Spas
Janardhana Swami Temple
Janardhana Swami Temple

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