Trivandrum or Thiruvananthapuram as it is commonly known is the capital of Gods own country - Kerala and one of the most important cities in Southern India. It is a coastal town with the Arabian Sea on its West and boasts a scenic coastline that stretches for a distance of 78 kms. Along with being cultural hub and one of the biggest IT destinations down south, it is also one of the most popular holiday destinations for people across the globe.
Trivandrum is famous for its beaches, coconut palm adorning shorelines, majestic temples and its rich cultural heritage. The white sandy beaches have crystal clear water and the most famous beaches there are Shanghumugham Beach and Kovalam Beach. More than anything else it is well known for its breezy backwaters. The backwaters and houseboats on these waters are one of the most unique experiences, which draw a lot of tourists from all over the world
Other destinations worth visiting are the Ponmudi Hills, Napier Zoo, Padmanabhapuram Palace Neyyar Wildlife Sanctuary, Agasthyarkoodam Peak and Varkala Cliffs. These tourist places are rich in flora and fauna and some of the greenest places in the country.
Trivandrum is well connected by road, rail and air with all major cities. For intercity transport, the Kerala Government has the KSRTC has an excellent bus service.