- Return Economy Class flights
- 3 nights in Kovalam
- City tour of Trivandrum (or Thiruvananthapuram)
- Daily breakfast buffet
- Entry fee of monuments in Trivandrum
- Return airport and intercity transfers
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Arrive at the Trivandrum International Airport in Thiruvananthapuram and meet our representative to transfer to Kovalam by road. Kovalam is a beach town along the coast of the Arabian Sea in the south of Thiruvananthapuram city and only a 20-minute drive from the airport. Check-in at the hotel and explore the city on your own before trying out some of those tasty local dishes for dinner.
Trivandrum city tour
Relish an appetising breakfast and set off for a half-day guided city tour of Trivandrum, or as it is locally known, Thiruvananthapuram, the capital city of Kerala. This city is distinguished by its many art galleries and British colonial architecture. We take you to visit the Napier Museum, an art and natural history museum. This Indo-Saracenic structure boasts of a natural air-conditioning system, and houses a rare collection of archaeological and historic artifacts, including bronze statues, ancient ornaments, and ivory carvings. Located near the Museum, the Shree Chitra Kala Art Gallery displays select paintings of Raja Ravi Varma, Svetlova, and Nicholas Roerich, along with exquisite works from the Rajput, Mughal, and Tanjore Schools of Art. We then move on to visit the Kuthiramalika Palace which was built by the King of Travancore (Travancore- an Indian kingdom from 1729 until 1949). The palace museum displays paintings and various priceless collections of the royal family. In the evening, cruise through a few local markets to soak in the city ambience on your own. Also, do try out local eateries and the yummy banana chips before returning to your hotel in Kovalam.
Day at leisure in Kovalam
Enjoy your delicious breakfast buffet and explore the beaches and lighthouses in Kovalam, internationally famed for palm-fringed beaches and rejuvenating centres, on your own. This coastal town is widely known for Halcyon Castle- built as a summer retreat for the last Maharani of Travancore, Sethu Lakshmi Bayi. Kovalam has a long coastline, formed by three beautiful beaches - Lighthouse, Hawah, and Samudra. Alternatively, try out a certified Ayurveda treatment for recuperating. Return to hotel.
After a hearty breakfast, check-out of the hotel and transfer to Trivandrum International Airport. Board your flight to return home with beautiful memories of your trip. Bon voyage!
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More about Trivandrum
From the tranquil backwaters and exotic wildlife reserves to the lush green forests and pristine lakes, Kerala promises a serene holiday experience.
Trivandrum, or Thiruvananthapuram is the capital city of God's own country, Kerala. Built on the seven hills, this beautiful seaside city is ostentatiously rich in beautiful hill stations, backwaters, beaches, lagoons, and wildlife sanctuaries. Known for effective Ayurvedic medical centres, many foreigners view this plas as a destination for Medical tourism. Well known as Trivandrum, this place has many aromatic & rich tea and coffee plantations. Mahatma Gandhi referred to this place as the “Evergreen city of India”.
Kerala's rich culture is reflected in its famous Kathakali dance, exquisite temples and churches, colorful festivals such as Onam and authentic cuisine which is traditionally served on a banana leaf. Rejuvenate with optional ayurvedic spa treatments. From elephant rides in the jungles to shopping at local markets for spices and antiques, Kerala has something for everyone. Learn more.
*Prices include return economy class flights. Surcharge will be applicable in case of non-availability of seats on the lowest airfare. Prices are quoted per person on a twin-sharing basis in a standard room with inclusions listed above. Blackout dates are applicable. Additional options are available upon request. Prices are valid until 30 September 2017. Prices are correct at the time of publication and are subject to change without notice depending on travel dates and availability. Easy monthly payment plans are available from select participating banks through Musafir Holidays retail outlets and are subject to approval. All photos and videos shown are illustrative. Actual services may differ.Terms apply.
*In the event of a cancellation, 10% of the holiday amount is non-refundable. Refunds will be based on how many days prior to your booked departure we receive your cancellation notice, with the charges increasing closer to your departure date. If the cancellation is received prior to 45 days or more of departure, full price of the non-refundable tickets will be deducted; 44 - 31 days prior to departure, 25% of the total amount will be deducted; if the holiday is cancelled 30 - 15 days prior to departure 50% of the total amount will be deducted; if the trip is cancelled 14 - 10 days prior to departure, 75% of the total amount will be deducted; and if the trip is cancelled 10 days prior to departure, 100% of the total amount will be deducted. In case of any non-refundable tickets, the entire amount of the ticket is deducted.