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Private Tour: Half-Day Kerala Deluxe Houseboat Backwater Tour in Alappuzha
"Be picked-up at your hotel at 10:30am and drive to Alleppy to board the boat at 12:30pm. Have a welcome drink and start cruising through the Punnamada Lake venue of the famous Nehru Trophy Boat Race. Enjoy the panoramic views of Vembanad Lake and get glimpses of village life along the banks. At 1:00pm boat will stop for a lavish menu lunch of traditional Kerala cuisine.  At 3:00pm continue the cruise covering village paddy fields canals surrounded with palm trees and churches.  At 4:30pm enjoy an evening coffee or tea with traditional Kerala style snacks. The cruise ends at 5:00pm. You may choose if you want to be dropped off at the boat jetty or back at your hotel."""Enjoy a 5-hour houseboat cruise from Alappuzha in a traditional kettuvallam. The non-air-conditioned rice-boat cruises across the backwaters of Alappuzha will give you experience the lifestyle of the locals activity like toddy tapping fishing coir-making
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Full-Day Guided City Tour of Kochi
"Your chauffeur will pick you up from your hotel in Kochi at 9:30am then transfer you to the Mattancherry side of the old city.Visit the Dutch Palace also known as Mattancherry Palace or Portuguese Palace ( Closed on Friday). The classic construction is a preserved museum in its own right and houses Kerala murals depicting Hindu temple art portraits and assorted exhibits of the Kings/Rajas of Kochi. From the Dutch Palace you'll stroll along the historical street popularly known as Jew Street which leads you to the Jewish Synagogue. The buildings might seem worn-out but the street lives on to the glorious past thanks to various spice shops and curio souks. The Jewish Synagogue
From $45.00
 
Cochin Royal Heritage Trail Day Tour
"The 15th century Venetian traveler Nicolo Conti described the city of Kochi “A place prosperous enough to spend the money one makes in China”. Kochi continues to be a prosperous city and welcome travelers from all over the world. It is believed that the a grand structure built on 52 acres of land from where nine Rajah’s ruled over the princely state of Kochi. The palace today has been converted into a museum with great collections of artefacts antiques and portraits belonging to the royal family. Your guide will bring these inanimate art to life through some interesting stories and anecdotes such as why none of the Cochin Maharajah’s ever wore the gold crown studded with precious stones that was gifted to them by King Immanuel of Portugal? You will find out the answer during the tour.From the Hill Palace we move to the residential quarters of the royal family (approx. 5 minutes ride). Many members of the clock tower built by the Dutch and other heritage structures in the area.Then we proceed to meet one of the families belonging to the royal dynasty at their private residence. The residence is a modest traditional Kerala home
From $42.00

More Off The Beaten Path in Thiruvananthapuram

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Observatory

Besides the magnificent Padmanabha Temple, Thiruvananthapuram offers a great deal more. There is the Observatory to start with, established over a hundred years ago. This observatory is one of the...
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The Largest fresh water lake. ..Vellayani,

This largest fresh water lake in kerala is around 9 km away from the Thiruvananthapuram Central Bus Station at Thampanoor. A road passes through this lake, a bund has been constructed for this...
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Padmanabhapuram Palace

Padmanabhapuram Palace is located close to the town of Thuckalay, about 50km (30 miles) southeast of Trivandrum. The palace was constructed around 1601 by Iravipillai Iravivarma Kulasekhara Perumal...
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Sreepadam Palace/Post Office

This wonderful looking building, built in 1815 by the British in a colonial style, is located just to the west of the Sri Padmanabhaswamy Temple. Today it's the rather impressive home of a post office...
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Sankhumugham Beach

Sankhumugham Beach is very near to Trivandrum Internationa Airport and 8 kms away from the Trivandrum city. Sunset watching is interesting to viewers. An indoor recreation club, the matsya kanyaka...
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ARUVIKKARA TEMPLE and DAM

Aruvikkara \ Aruvikkara Dam This famous pilgrim centre surrounded by beautiful scenery and has an ancient Bhagavthi Temple built on rock. The spot houses the temple, with a rock cut shrine dedicated...
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Attukal Bhagavathy Temple & Ponkala

Attukal Bhagavathy temple, situated 4 km from trivandrum city, is one of the ancient temple of kerala becomes alive with joyous celebrations on the Bharani day in Kumbhom (February- March).This...
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Thiruvallam Backwaters

Thiruvallam Backwaters is situated 13kms away from Trivandrum. Killi and Karamana are the two rivers that come together at Thiruvallam. A temple named Parashurama Swami Kshetra is located on the bank...
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Neyyar Dam and Neyyar Wild life sanctuary.

This large dam surrounded by gardens and part and wildlife santuary is an ideal picnic spot. (..read more aboout it in my State of Kerala page).Neyyar Dam is a sparking bluelake within 30 Kms distance...
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Peppara Dam

Peppara DamPeppara Dam is constructed across Karamana river. The forests of peppara Wildlife sanctuary is a hilly area with elevation varying from 100 mts to 1717mts. There are 13 tribal settlements...
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Hang-out in the local spots..

A 40 Km drive from trivandrum along the MC Road (NH 47) will take you to Kilimanoor. Before reaching the junction turn to the right ...opposite the old police station. As you go along the road on your...
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a women only affair ,see it to believe it

this is a festival which has entered the guiness records for the sheer number of women taking part in a religious gathering. All party, all religion', all women festival where roads and bylanes within...
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Kerala Sadya

Sadya, means lunch in kerala, the typical kerala lunch consist of some snacks, 10-12 side dishes, a papadam and rice. The dessert consist of Payasam. All the dishes are served on a banana leaf and...
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Chembai Music Festival

On the occasion of Ekadasi the Chembai music festival is held annually in Thiruvanathapuram, Kerala every September in memory of Chembai Vaidyanath Bhagawathar, an ardent devotee of Lord Sree...
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, formerly Le Meridien Kovalam Beach resort, Kovalam, Kerala, 695 527, India
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Press Road, Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), Kerala, 695001, India
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Pozhikkara Beach, Pachalloor, Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), Kerala, 695 027, India
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South Paravoor , Kollam, 691 301, India
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M.G. Road, P.B. No. 110, Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), Kerala, 695 001, India
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Manjalikulam Cross Road, Thampanoor, Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), 695001, India
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Top Things to Do in Thiruvananthapuram

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Sarwaa

Sarwaa is definitely a must visit store in Trivandrum. It's an eclectic store with an awesome amalgamation of various indigenous brands catering to curios, handicrafts, jewelry and options for gifting...
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Padmanabhapuram Palace

Built around the 16th century , the Padmanabhapuram Palace is indeed a spectacular place to visit in Kerala.Actually the six-and-a-half acres of land on which the palace complex is built is situated...
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Napier Museum

This is one of the oldest museums in India. The original museum was built in 1857, it was later demolished and the current building constructed in 1880. It houses a vast display of Kerala treasures &...
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Hindusthan Ayurvedic Health care

Hii all, I have always heard that Kerala is the land of ayurveda and if we get a chance to visit Kerala, we should definitely have one such ayurvedic massage treatment. I came to know about this...
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Boating at Poovar

Poovar is one of the leading tourist attractions of Kerala. Luxury resorts, well organized boat clubs, floating restaurants, elephant rides, etc. make it a vibrant tourist hotspot Boating at Poovar...
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Searock store

I went to this shop sea rock in Varkala beach which is near to coffee temple café and close to Helipad in Varkala Trivandrum district -695141 Kerala state. In India I have known that every product is...
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