KTDC Daily Conducted Tour, Trivandrum
Nagara Darsan:(Except Mondays)(Twice Daily)
Timings: – 08.00 am to 01:00 pm
2nd Shift – 01:30 pm to 07.00 pm
Departure: (2 times) 8.00 am & 01.30 pm
Starting Point: Tourist Reception Centre, Thampanoor
Forenoon finishing point: Museum Compound
Afternoon finishing point: Sree Padmanabha Swamy Temple.
Duration: 5.30 hrs.
Fare : Rs.300/- per person
Booking hrs: 07:00 am – 09:00 pm
Details of Places Covered
Padmanabha Swamy Temple– A blend of Kerala and Dravidian style of architecture, the temple is noted for its mural paintings and stone carvings. One among the 108 sacred Vishnu temples in India, the presiding deity here is Lord Vishnu reclining on Anantha, the Serpent. Only Hindus are allowed inside the temple in prescribed dress code.
Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace– Situated close to the Sree Padmanabha Swamy Temple, this palace was built by Maharaja Swathi Thirunal Balarama Varma, the King of Travancore who was a renowned poet, musician, social reformer and statesman. The palace museum displays paintings and priceless collections of the royal family. (Monday holiday)
Shangumugham Beach– This place is favorite haunt of sunset watchers and beachcombers. An indoor recreation club, the gigantic 35m long sculpture of a mermaid, restaurant shaped like a starfish are some of the attractions here.
Veli Tourist Village– This popular picnic spot offering boating facilities lies snuggled where the Veli Lake merges with the Arabian Sea. Children can have a great time at the beautifully landscaped garden dotted with huge sculptures. Other attractions here are the floating restaurant and the floating bridge.
Museum, Zoo & Art Gallery– The 19th century Napier Museum built in the Indo-Sarcenic style houses are rare collection of archaeological and historic artifacts. Located near to the Museum is the Sree Chithra Art Gallery which displays original paintings of Raja Ravi Varma, Svetlova and Nicholas Roderich. One of the first zoos in India, the Zoological Park was established here as early as 1859. (Monday holiday
General Terms & Conditions
- Full fare for children above 5 years.
- Fares are exclusive of food and entrance fee.
- The tour may be re-scheduled or cancelled on account of unforeseen circumstances beyond our control.
- The tours are subjected to change / cancellation. Hence it is requested to reconfirm the status with respective Tourist Reception Centres.
Contact For Reservation
KTDC Tourist Reception Centre
Near Chaithram Hotel
Station Road, Thampanoor
Trivandrum – 695 001