Located at the south-western tip of Indian subcontinent, Thiruvanantha-puram, which is also known as Trivandrum is a calm, beautiful and quiet city. It is the capital of Kerala (God's own country), which has a long coast line full of coconut trees and is much –sought-after tourist destination. The major attractions in Trivandrum are lakes, beaches, palaces, temples, museum and zoo. The world famous Kovalam beach and Sri Padmanabha Swamy Temple are in Trivandrum. Another major tourist spot, Kanyakumari, is about 95 km south of Trivandrum. Padmanabhapuram Palace (55km) and Suchindram Temple (73 km) are on the way to Kanyakumari. Another important tourist spot north of Thiruvananthapuram is Varkala beach (50 km).
It has excellent public transport system, taxis and auto-rickshaws for travel. Airport is about 10 km away. The climate in the month of November is pleasant with a maximum temperature of 31°C and a minimum of 23°C. Trivandrum is well connected by air, rail and road with other parts of the country. Air India, Indigo, Spice jet and Jet airways operate daily flights to New Delhi, Hyderabad, Cochin, Mumbai, Bangalore and Chennai. Hotel accommodation is available in plenty suiting to all tariff ranges. Details of hotels in the city are available in the website www.keralatourism.org of Kerala Tourism Development Corporation.
Pic : Sri Padmanabha Swamy Temple, Thiruvananthapuram