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Home>>South India>>Kerala>>Kerala Backwaters>>Trivandrum Backwaters

Trivandrum Backwaters

Trivandrum Backwaters

Trivandrum Backwaters, Trivandrum Backwaters tours, Trivandrum Backwaters travel, travel to Trivandrum Backwaters, Trivandrum Backwaters  backwaters travel destination, backwaters travel, Kerala travel, Kerala backwaters tourTrivandrum is the capital of Kerala. Trivandrum means 'the place of the sacred serpent'. Its splendid past is to be seen in its old buildings, most of them built in wood in the Kerala Style, with tiled roofs and carved gables, in its botanical garden and Zoo , in its wide roads and public buildings and in its lively intellectual life. Some of Kerala's leading film makers, poets and writers live here.

This serene backwater is famous for its canoe rides. It is the meeting point of two rivers-Killi and Karamana. A temple dedicated to Parasurama, the legendary founder of Kerala, is located in Thiruvallam.

The Natural beauty of this destination of Thiruvallam makes a great one-day tour. The renowned canoe rides make Thiruvallam popular with the tourists.

You may even enjoy the water sports in the lagoon and the move to the beach from the village using the floating bridge in the waterfront park. The short village cruises using the country boats are the perfect ways to enjoy the backwaters of Thiruvallam.

Thiruvananthapuram is a terrific tourist destination and is also a major center for tourists, politics and industries. The architectural planning, the greens and the moderate temperatures of the city throughout the year make the tour even more enchanting.

Prime Attractions

Sree Padmanabha Swamy Temple
The temple is a blend of the Kerala and Dravidian Styles of sculpture and architecture and is Dedicated to Lord Vishnu,

Trivandrum Backwaters, Trivandrum Backwaters tours, Trivandrum Backwaters travel, travel to Trivandrum Backwaters, Trivandrum Backwaters  backwaters travel destination, backwaters travel, Kerala travel, Kerala backwaters tourVarkala Beach resort
Facilities are on par with any other beach resorts

Neyyar Dam and Wildlife Sanctuary
Wildlife Sanctuary has a crocodile- breeding plant. 29 km away from Thiruvananthapuram . A lake tucked away in hills is also there .

Kovalam
18 km off Thiruvananthapuram. Promontories, shallow waters for swimming and long sand-spread are major features.

Aakulam Boat Club
Is located 8 km from Thiruvananthapuram city. This is a very popular picnic spot with boating facilities on the lake and a children's park with a Swimming pool.

Veli Tourist Village
The Veli Tourist Village is sandwiched between the Veli Lagoon and the Arabian Sea. This village is located about 8 kilometers from Thiruvananthapuram. The Veli Tourist Village is bordered by the Veli lagoon and the Arabian sea. The lagoon here is separated from the sea by a narrow sand bar. Facilities at the village include water sports in the lagoon and an 18-acre waterfront park with a floating bridge that connects the village to the beach The lagoon here is separated from the sea by a narrow sand bar.

Getting There
Trivandrum is well connected to other major cities of India and the neighboring countries. There are direct flights to Bangalore, Mumbai, Chennai, and Delhi through domestic airlines such as Indian Airlines and Jet Airways. The city is connected to other important cities of India and Kerala by trains.

Climatic Conditions 
Temperature (deg C) :

Summer - Max.36.2, Min.20.6,
Winter - Max.35, Min.18,
Rainfall - 170 cms (May to November)

Best Time To Visit : October to March

 

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