Earlier known as Trivandrum is sprawling over seven hills covered with English government buildings side-by-side local traditional wooden houses in this seaside capital city. What does Thiruvananthapuram offer you? True to its composite and cosmopolitan character, the capital city's attraction's run from museums, art galleries, temples and zoo's. With a seven stotreyed Gopuram, the Padmanabhaswamy Temple is the most famous site of the capital city.

The best time to visit Trivandrum is between October and February, the perfect time for beach vacations. February to May is summer, which is very hot and humid while June to September is the monsoon season. The second rainy season, the North-East monsoon, is equally strong and occurs during the months of October and November.

Temperature:
Summer: 30 - 32 C.
Winter: 28 - 23 C.

Rainfall:
254 mm. June to September.
220 mm. Oct to Nov

Season:
October to March.

AIR:
Thiruvananthapuram international airport is connected by flights from major cities in India and abroad.

TRAIN:
Thiruvananthapuram is a major railhead connecting several important cities and places in India.

ROAD:
Thiruvananthapuram is connected by good motorable roads to all places in South India.

Thiruvananthapuram is:

708 km from Chennai
253 km from Thekkady
220 km from Kochi
523 km from Thanjavur
469 km from Trichy
360 km from Wayanad

Buses leave for Kovalam Beach every 15 minutes between 5.40am and 10pm from the southern end of the East Fort bus stand on MG Road.