5 days in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), Kanyakumari & Puri Itinerary

5 days in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), Kanyakumari & Puri Itinerary

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5 days in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), Kanyakumari & Puri Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Bus + Fly:  3​h 15​min
1
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 2 nights
Train + Bus:  2​h
2
Kanyakumari
— 1 night
Taxi + Fly:  7​h 30​min
3
Puri
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Bengaluru

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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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Varkala Beach and Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple. Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace and Keralam - Museum of History and Heritage are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)'s surroundings by going to Kovalam (Kovalam Beach & Lighthouse Beach). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Napier Museum, buy something for everyone on your list at Mall of Travancore, and stop by Keralashopee.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) route planner.

Bengaluru to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) is an approximately 3.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Bengaluru in December, things will get somewhat warmer in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum): highs are around 36°C and lows about 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Kanyakumari.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Outdoors Beaches Parks

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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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.
On the 29th (Sun), enjoy the sand and surf at Kanyakumari Beach, then make a trip to Vivekananda Rock Memorial, and then get great views at Sunset View Point.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Kanyakumari holiday builder site .

You can do a combination of train and bus from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to Kanyakumari in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In December, daily temperatures in Kanyakumari can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Puri.

Things to do in Kanyakumari

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Vivekananda Rock Memorial ©
Vivekananda Rock Memorial
Kanyakumari Beach ©
Kanyakumari Beach
Sunset View Point ©
Sunset View Point

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Puri

Puri ©
An important place of Hindu pilgrimage, Puri features a wealth of holy and historic sites that draw in believers and tourists alike.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Balukhand Wildlife Sanctuary, tour the pleasant surroundings at Konark Beach, then kick back and relax at Puri Beach, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jagannath Temple.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Puri online road trip planner .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Kanyakumari to Puri takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Kanyakumari in December, expect a bit cooler with lows of 18°C in Puri. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Puri

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Puri Beach ©
Puri Beach
Jagannath Temple ©
Jagannath Temple
Konark Beach ©
Konark Beach

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