6 days in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) & Kanyakumari Itinerary

6 days in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) & Kanyakumari Itinerary

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6 days in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) & Kanyakumari Itinerary

Start: Hyderabad
Bus:  20​h 45​min
1
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 2 nights
Train + Bus:  2​h
2
Kanyakumari
— 2 nights
+2
Train + Taxi + Fly:  16​h 15​min
End: Hyderabad

2
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum): Varkala Town (Varkala Beach & The Art of India) and Kovalam (Kovalam Beach & Lighthouse Beach). There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, see the interesting displays at Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) holiday builder site .

Hyderabad to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Hyderabad in October, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 28°C in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to travel to Kanyakumari.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Kovalam, Varkala Town
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Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Varkala Beach ©
Varkala 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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Vivekananda Rock Memorial, then appreciate the history behind Thiruvalluvar Statue, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Jain Temple Kanyakumari, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Kanyakumari Beach.

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Traveling by combination of train and bus from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to Kanyakumari takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In October, daytime highs in Kanyakumari are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Kanyakumari

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Vivekananda Rock Memorial ©
Vivekananda Rock Memorial
Kanyakumari Beach ©
Kanyakumari Beach
Thiruvalluvar Statue ©
Thiruvalluvar Statue

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