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Kerala Tourism Development Corporation Hotels

Host’s Hospitality Revolution Recording the highest growth rate among tourism establishments in the country, Kerala Tourism Development Corporation (KTDC) is the most successful public sector undertaking The KTDC group of hotels has already stamped the power in term of quality, marketing and hospitality.  Even at the time of recession, Kerala though showed a dim effect in the Kerala tourism field but where far ahead when compared to other state, KTDC too showed the growth and from then on there was no look ... Read more

The Gateway Hotel, Varkala-State Tourism Award Winning Hotel

The Gateway Hotel, Varkala Varkala is favorite and beautiful tourist destination of Kerala. It is in the suburbs of Thiruvananthapuram.  Varkala is well known both as a pilgrimage center as well as a tourist destination. Curious land formations, sheer rock cliffs, and the view from atop, simply bewilder the visitors.  Pristine beaches lure tourists and there has been steady growth of visitors every year. (more…) Read more

Kombaikani Waterfalls

These are two famous waterfalls on the upper reaches of the Neyyar reservoir in Thiruvananthapuram. It is located in Kallar the way to Ponmudi. Through dense forest 2 km trekking will take to Meemutti waterfalls.  Further  2km will take to Kombaikani waterfalls. Read more

Scintillating Promo on Bekal

Bekal Resort Development Corporation (BRDC) has embarked upon a grand mission of grooming Bekal into an international Kerala tourism destination. As part of the promotional efforts, a documentary film entitled ‘Bekal’ was screened at the Kalabhavan Theatre, Thiruvananthapuram last month. Produced by BRDC and script directed by Mr.C.P.Padmakumar, the film beautifully showcase both the natural and manmade attractions of Bekal, region of diverse attractions and India’s first planned Kerala beach destination. (more…) Read more

Surya Kiran Home Stay

Enjoy the scenic beauty of the picturesque Akkulam Tourist Village at the Surya Kiran Home stay, Thiruvananthapuram. Host Mr. Varghese Scariah and his wife  Ms.Sheela Varghese welcome you to their comfortable and well-appointed house where accommodation comes in the form of four bedrooms with wonderful views from the balconies. Enjoy typical Kerala cuisine in this homely ambience. (more…) Read more

Ideal Ayurvedic Resort

The Ideal Ayurvedic Resort is located near Chowara beach near Kovalam in Thiruvananthapuram. For accommodation there is a main guesthouse consists of 10 double rooms, 4 traditional Kerala cottages and a treatment centre. (more…) Read more

Hotel Venkateswara, Thampanoor, Thiruvananthapuram

Hotel Venkateswara in Thampanoor, Thiruvananthapuram is located within walking distance of the central Railway Station and the main bus station. The Trivandrum International airport is just 8km away. Easy access to many places of interest in the city is definitely an advantage to guests staying at this hotel. (more…) Read more

Varkala Unwind in Peace

Varkala Unwind in Peace - A place where tranquility reigns supreme, where history legends and natural beauty are intermingled in perfect fusion-that is Varkala, a highly acclaimed Kerala beach destination in Thiruvananthapuram district. The Kerala beach cliffs have innumerable natural springs with an outpouring of medicinal waters, while the beach attracts a lot of tourists as the calm and peaceful seas present a safe swimming spot. (more…) Read more

Koyikkal Palace

The Koyikkal Palace was built for Umayamma Rani. She was from the Venad royal family and ruled Thiruvananthapuram for some time. It is situated in a picturesque area between the Ponmudi hill station and the Kuttalam waterfalls about 18kms away from Thiruvananthapuram. It is now a Numismatics and folklore Museum. It is a treasure trove of rare articles and exhibits.  It houses models of ancient household utensils and folk arts and ancient musical instruments. (more…) Read more

Attukal Bhagavathy Temple

Attukal Bhagavathy Temple, one must visit is the Attukal Bhagvathy temple. This is the temple that allows entry for women only on the day of Pongal festival. (more…) Read more

Trivandrum Zoo

Trivandrum Zoo -  Thiruvananthapuram, the capital city with a difference. There is a Zoo right in the middle of the city. It was established in 1857 by the erstwhile Maharaja of Travancore in order to attract more visitors.  (more…) Read more

Kerala Tribal Festival

This year, a unique Kerala Tribal Festival was held to coincide with the Nishagandhi Festival at the Kannakakkunnu palace grounds in Thiruvananthapuram. (more…) Read more

Thenmala Butterfly Park

Thenmala Butterfly Park - Thenmala, India’s first planned Kerala Eco Tourism project, is s tiny village at the foothills of the Western Ghats, situated halfway between Thiruvananthapuram and Kollam.Thenmala lies at a distance of 66 km from Kollam town. The Thenmala town is surrounded by dense forests and a number of rubber and tea plantations.It is better known for its eco- conservation efforts and home to India’s first planned ecotourism project. The Eco Tourism promotion society offers visitors to explore the forest ... Read more

Somatheeram Ayurvedic Health Resort All in One Package

Somatheeram Ayurvedic Health Resort All in One Package - Somatheeram Ayurvedic Health Resort boasts an ambience of the richest architecture, Ayurveda and yoga. The resort, which sits atop a hill in Kovalam, Thiruvananthapuram is spread over an area of 15 acres of lush greenery. Somatheeram Ayurvedic Hospital and Yoga Centre won the Kerala State Government Tourism Award for Best Ayurvedic Centre for six consecutive years from 1998-2004. (more…) Read more

Kumarakom Backwaters

Kumarakom Backwaters is a Kerala backwater paradise that gives the tourist an out-of-the-world experience in Kerala’s rural backdrop. Kumarakom village is a cluster of little islands on the Vembanad Lake. Being a part of the Kuttanad region, Kumarakom offers spectacular views. Its mesmerizing natural beauty, enchanting scenery, paddy fields and delicious cuisine offer tourist experiences to cherish as an eternal piece of God’s own Country. (more…) Read more

Thiruvananthapuram

Thiruvananthapuram (Thiru-anantha-puram) literally means the abode of the snake god Anantha. In ancient mythology, it is believed that lord Vishnu rests on this snake god. It was and is also popularly known with its anglicized name Trivandrum too. Thiruvananthapuram  district is playing a major role in political and cultural history of Kerala. The city featured prominently in India's freedom struggle. (more…) Read more

Pazhavangadi Sree Maha Ganapathy Temple

Pazhavangadi Sree Maha Ganapathy Temple - Sree Maha Ganapathy Temple Pazhavangadi is a very well known Ganapathy temple situated in the heart of the city at Pazhavangadi. It is barely 1.5 kms away from the main Bus stand and the Railway station.  The idol was originally worshiped by a soldier of Travancore Army which was garrisoned at Padmanabhapuram. The garrison of the royal army shifted to Thiruvananthapuram when it became the capital of the state of Travancore. The idol than was shifted ... Read more

Akkulam Tourist Village

Another very well known tourist destination on the outskirts of Thiruvananthapuram is the Akkulam Tourist village. It is just 10 kms from Thiruvananthapuram city.  Akkulam is known for its picturesque backwaters. It is at a nominal distance of just 10 kms from the central railway station. It has the distinction of being the city’s first ever picnic spot in the suburbs. (more…) Read more

Varkala Temples

Varkala Temples - Varkala is at a distance of 41 kms North from Thiruvananthapuram by rail and about 51 kms by road. The Samadhi of Sree Narayana Guru is located here. He was a great social reformer and philosopher who practiced and preached the motto of ‘one caste, one people, one religion’. Followers visit this place in hundreds. (more…) Read more

Neyyar Wildlife Sanctuary

Neyyar dam is situated in the Agasthyamalai hills in the Neyyattinkara Taluk of Thiruvananthapuram district. It was established in 1958.  There is the Neyyar Wildlife Sanctuary surrounding the dam which has all kinds of wild animals like Tigers, Wild boars, Elephants, Wild buffaloes, Porcupines and different types of snakes. There is lake at the bottom of the Western Ghats which is very popular with visitors. The KTDC has tours to the Neyyar dam and one can even hire boats and take ... Read more
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