Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple

One Day Trivandrum Local Sightseeing By Cab

Trivandrum, also known as Thiruvananthapuram, is the capital city of Kerala and a popular tourist destination in South India. The city is famous for its rich cultural heritage, scenic beaches, historical monuments, religious temples, and natural attractions. If you are looking for a One Day Trivandrum Local Sightseeing, you can explore the best of the city by hiring a cab and following this itinerary.

This itinerary covers the most important and interesting places to visit in Trivandrum in one day. You will start One Day Trivandrum Local Sightseeing by visiting the Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, one of the most sacred and ancient temples in India. Next, you will visit the Attukal Bhagavathy Temple, another popular Hindu temple in Trivandrum.

After that, you will visit the Natural History Museum and the Sree Chitra Art Gallery, where you can admire the diverse collection of specimens and paintings. Then, you will proceed to the Kanakakkunnu Palace, a royal palace that hosts various cultural events and programmes. Finally, you will end your day by relaxing at the Shanghumukham Beach, a beautiful beach that offers stunning sunset views and a giant sculpture of a mermaid.

This itinerary is design to give you a memorable and enjoyable experience of Trivandrum in one day. You can customize it according to your preferences and budget. You can also book your cab online or offline from any reliable service provider. So, what are you waiting for? Plan your One Day Trivandrum Local Sightseeing today and discover the charm of this city.


An overview of One day Trivandrum Local Sightseeing By Cab is as follows

Trivandrum is a city that offers a perfect blend of culture, nature, and history. It is the capital of Kerala, a state known for its lush greenery, backwaters, and Ayurveda. Trivandrum has many attractions that can be explore in One day Trivandrum Local Sightseeing by hiring a cab. Visit the temples, museums, palaces, and beaches that showcase the beauty and diversity of this city.

One of the main attractions of Trivandrum is the Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, which is the richest temple in the world and a marvel of architecture. You can also visit the Attukal Bhagavathy Temple, which is famous for its annual Pongala festival that attracts millions of women devotees. If you are interest in art and science, you can visit the Natural History Museum and the Sree Chitra Art Gallery, which have a rare collection of specimens and paintings from various schools of art.

You can also visit the Kanakakkunnu Palace, which is a royal palace that hosts various cultural events and programmes in its auditoriums and grounds. If you want to relax and enjoy the sea breeze, you can visit the Shanghumukham Beach, which has a giant sculpture of a mermaid and a park of traffic signs for children.

By hiring a cab, you can easily cover these places in one day and have a hassle-free and comfortable journey. You can book your cab online or offline from any reliable service provider. You can also customize your itinerary according to your preferences and budget. A One day Trivandrum Local Sightseeing by cab will give you an unforgettable experience of this city. 


Highlights of Trivandrum One day Tour by cab are:

  • Duration: Total Duration Morning 09.00 am to 5.00 pm (8 hr). (Full-Day Trivandrum One day Tour By cab
  • Private Cab )Not Shared)
  • Experienced Cab Drivers.
  • AC Cab
  • Pickup & Drop From Home / Hotel From Trivandrum .
  • Visit the Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, the richest temple in the world and a marvel of architecture. The temple is dedicate to Lord Vishnu and has a 18-feet idol of the deity reclining on a serpent. The temple also has a secret vault that is believe to contain immense treasures.
  • Visit the Attukal Bhagavathy Temple, which is famous for its annual Pongala festival that attracts millions of women devotees. The temple is devote to Goddess Bhadrakali, a form of Goddess Parvati. The temple also has a beautiful pond and a bridge that connects it to the main shrine.
  • Visit the Natural History Museum and the Sree Chitra Art Gallery, which have a rare collection of specimens and paintings from various schools of art. The museum showcases a variety of animals, plants, geology, paleontology, and more. The gallery displays paintings by renowned artists like Raja Ravi Varma, Svetlova, Nicholas Roerich, Jamini Roy, Rabindranath Tagore, and others.
  • Visit the Kanakakkunnu Palace, a royal palace that hosts various cultural events and programmes. The palace is a fine example of Kerala and Dravidian architecture with gothic roofs and minarets. The palace also has a bandstand with concealed speakers and special acoustics. The palace also has a beautiful garden and a fountain.
  • Visit the Shanghumukham Beach, a beautiful beach that offers stunning sunset views and a giant sculpture of a mermaid. The beach also has a park of traffic signs for children and a few eateries and shops. The beach is consider as the ‘Arattukadavu’ of Sri Ananthapadmanabhan, the presiding deity of Trivandrum.

Itinerary Of One Day Trivandrum Local Sightseeing Tour Package by Car.

The pick-up will be from Trivandrum 8.00 am and 9.00 am

PlaceTimingEntry FeeDuration
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple3:30 am to 12:00 pm and 5:00 pm to 7:20 pmFree30 Min. to 1.5 hours
Attukal Bhagavathy Temple4:30 am to 12:30 pm and 5:00 pm to 8:30 pmFree30 Min. to 1.5 hours
Natural History Museum10:00 am to 4:30 pm (closed on Mondays)Rs. 10 for adults, Rs. 4 for children, Rs. 20 for foreigners30 Min. to 1.5 hours
Sree Chitra Art Gallery10:00 am to 4:45 pm (closed on Mondays and Wednesday forenoons)Rs. 20 for adults, Rs. 10 for children, Rs. 50 for foreigners30 Min. to 1.5 hours
Kanakakkunnu Palace10:00 am to 5:00 pmRs. 10 for adults, Rs. 5 for children, Rs. 20 for foreigners30 Min. to 1.5 hours
Shanghumukham BeachOpen all dayFree30 Min. to 1.5 hours
Napier Museum10:00 am to 4:45 pm (closed on Mondays and Wednesday forenoons)Rs. 15 for adults, Rs. 5 for children, Rs. 50 for foreigners30 Min. to 1.5 hours

Your location in Trivandrum will be drop off between 5.00 pm.


Package for One day Trivandrum Local Sightseeing Trip by Private cab.


What Is Including and Excluding In One Day Trivandrum Local Sightseeing Trip by cab?

Including Package

  • Pick-Up And Drop From Hotel Or Home
  • Selected Cab Charges.
  • Driver Charges.
  • Toll Charges.
  • Parking Charges.

Excluding Package

  • Multiple Pickup And Drop.
  • Accommodation.
  • Food (Lunch, Breakfast, or any Food.)
  • Entry Fee. (Some Places Charge Entry Fee.

How to Book One day Trivandrum Local Sightseeing Trip package by Cab.

The following cab service providers are planning One day Trivandrum Local Sightseeing Trip. You can contact them, ask for information, and book a One Day Trip for you

You can do business with us. Vendor Registration

Call this Number

Chat with WhatsApp

Fill The form Call request we’ll call you!



Famous tourist attraction in Trivandrum : Visit during Trivandrum One day Tour by cab

Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple

Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple

The Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple is one of the most sacred and ancient temples in India. Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple is dedicate to Lord Vishnu and is famous for its architectural beauty and wealth. Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple is build in a fusion of Kerala and Dravidian styles and has a 100-feet high gopuram (tower). The temple also has a secret vault that is believe to contain immense treasures.

Location:

The temple is located in the heart of Trivandrum city, near the Padma Theertham pond. The temple is easily accessible by road, rail, and air.

Timing/Entry Fee:

The temple is open from 3:30 am to 12:00 pm and from 5:00 pm to 7:20 pm. The entry to the temple is free, but you need to follow a strict dress code to enter the temple. Men have to wear dhoti or mundu without any upper garment and women have to wear saree or salwar kameez. You also have to leave your footwear, mobile phones, cameras, and other belongings outside the temple.

Things to Do/Must See:

You can admire the intricate carvings, murals, sculptures, and paintings that adorn the temple. See the 18-feet idol of Lord Vishnu reclining on a serpent, which is make of 12,000 salagrama stones and covered with gold and precious stones. Visit the Thiruvambadi shrine, which is dedicate to Lord Krishna and has a golden flagstaff. You can also participate in the various rituals and ceremonies that are performe in the temple.

Significance:

The Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple is consider as one of the 108 Divya Desams (holy abodes) of Lord Vishnu and one of the seven Parasurama Kshetras (land reclaimed by Parasurama). Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple is also mention in many ancient scriptures and legends, such as the Mahabharata, the Ramayana, the Bhagavata Purana, and the Skanda Purana. The Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple is also associate with many kings and saints, such as Marthanda Varma, Swami Vivekananda, Narayana Guru, and Chattampi Swamikal. The temple is also a symbol of the cultural and spiritual heritage of Kerala.

Attukal Bhagavathy Temple

Attukal Bhagavathy Temple

The Attukal Bhagavathy Temple is another popular Hindu temple in Trivandrum. The temple is devoted to Goddess Bhadrakali, a form of Goddess Parvati. The temple is known for its annual Attukal Pongala festival, which attracts millions of women devotees from all over the world. The festival is a ritual of offering cooked rice to the goddess in earthen pots. The festival has been recorded in the Guinness Book of World Records as the largest gathering of women for a religious activity.

Location:

The temple is located about 2 km away from the Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, near the Attukal bridge. The temple is easily accessible by road, rail, and air.

Timing/Entry Fee:

The temple is open from 4:30 am to 12:30 pm and from 5:00 pm to 8:30 pm. The entry to the temple is free, but you need to follow a dress code similar to that of the Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple. You also have to leave your footwear, mobile phones, cameras, and other belongings outside the temple.

Things to Do/Must See:

You can admire the beautiful architecture and sculpture of the temple, which has a blend of Kerala and Tamil styles. See the main idol of Goddess Bhadrakali, which is made of gold and adorned with jewels. Visit the other shrines in the temple complex, such as those of Lord Shiva, Lord Ganesh, Lord Murugan, Nagaraja (serpent god), Madan Thampuran (god of love), Kannaki (goddess of chastity), and Veerabhadra (god of war). Participate in the various rituals and ceremonies that are performed in the temple.

Significance:

The Attukal Bhagavathy Temple is considered as one of the most powerful Shakti Peethas (seats of goddess power) and one of the 108 Durga Alayas (abodes of goddess Durga). Attukal Bhagavathy Temple is also mentioned in many ancient scriptures and legends, such as the Devi Mahatmya, the Silappatikaram, and the Attukal Pongala Mahotsavam. Attukal Bhagavathy Temple is also associated with many kings and saints, such as Cheraman Perumal, Adi Shankara, Vilwamangalam Swamiyar, and Sree Narayana Guru. The Attukal Bhagavathy Temple is also a symbol of the devotion and empowerment of women.

Natural History Museum

Natural History Museum

The Natural History Museum is a scientific institution that showcases a variety of specimens of animals, plants, geology, paleontology, and more. The Natural History Museum has an excellent gallery of birds, mammals, reptiles, amphibians, fishes, invertebrates, fossils, minerals, rocks, and ethnological exhibits. Natural History Museum also has a digital garden and a collection of Javanese shadow-play leather puppets. Natural History Museum aims to educate and inspire the public about the natural world and its diversity.

Location:

The museum is located next to the Sree Chitra Art Gallery, near the Napier Museum. The museum is easily accessible by road, rail, and air.

Timing/Entry Fee:

The museum is open from 10:00 am to 4:30 pm and is closed on Mondays. The entry fee to the museum is Rs. 10 for adults, Rs. 4 for children, and Rs. 20 for foreigners. You can also buy a combined ticket for the museum and the art gallery for Rs. 25 for adults, Rs. 10 for children, and Rs. 50 for foreigners.

Things to Do/Must See:

You can explore the various exhibits and displays that showcase the natural history of India and the world. See the skeletons of whales, elephants, horses, rhinos, and other animals. The preserved specimens of rare and endangered species of birds, mammals, reptiles, amphibians, fishes, and invertebrates. The fossils of dinosaurs, trilobites, ammonites, and other ancient creatures. The minerals and rocks that reveal the geological history of the earth. The ethnological exhibits that depict the culture and lifestyle of various tribes and communities of India. You can also see the digital garden that displays the images and information of various plants and flowers. You can also see the leather puppets that are used for shadow-play in Java.

Significance:

The Natural History Museum is one of the oldest and largest natural history museums in India. The museum was established in 1855 by J.A. Allan Broun, a British naturalist who was the curator of the Travancore Museum (now Napier Museum). Natural History Museum has a rich collection of specimens that were collected by various explorers, scientists, collectors, and donors over the years. The Natural History Museum also has a library that has over 10,000 books on natural history and related subjects. The museum also conducts various educational programmes and activities for students and visitors. The museum is a valuable resource for learning and research on natural history.

Sree Chitra Art Gallery

Sree Chitra Art Gallery

The Sree Chitra Art Gallery is an art gallery that displays a rare collection of paintings by renowned artists from India and abroad. Sree Chitra Art Gallery has paintings from different schools of art such as Mughal, Rajput, Bengal, Rajasthani, Tanjore, and others. The gallery also has paintings by Raja Ravi Varma, Svetlova, Nicholas Roerich, Jamini Roy, Rabindranath Tagore, and others. Sree Chitra Art Gallery also has an oriental collection of paintings from China, Japan, Tibet, and Bali. The gallery aims to promote and preserve the art heritage of India and the world.

Location:

The gallery is located next to the Natural History Museum, near the Napier Museum. The gallery is easily accessible by road, rail, and air.

Timing/Entry Fee:

The gallery is open from 10:00 am to 4:45 pm and is closed on Mondays and Wednesday forenoons. The entry fee to the gallery is Rs. 20 for adults, Rs. 10 for children, and Rs. 50 for foreigners. You can also buy a combined ticket for the gallery and the museum for Rs. 25 for adults, Rs. 10 for children, and Rs. 50 for foreigners.

Things to Do/Must See:

You can explore the various paintings and displays that showcase the art history of India and the world. See the paintings by Raja Ravi Varma, the most celebrated painter of India, who depicted scenes from Indian mythology and history in a realistic style. The paintings by Svetlova, a Russian painter who lived in India and captured the beauty of Indian women and landscapes. The paintings by Nicholas Roerich, a Russian painter who was fascinated by the Himalayas and Tibet.

You can also see the paintings by Jamini Roy, a pioneer of modern Indian art, who used folk motifs and bright colors. See the paintings by Rabindranath Tagore, the Nobel laureate poet and artist, who created abstract and expressive works. The paintings from various schools of art such as Mughal, Rajput, Bengal, Rajasthani, Tanjore, and others. You can also see the oriental collection of paintings from China, Japan, Tibet, and Bali, which reflect the cultural and spiritual influences of these regions.

Significance:

The Sree Chitra Art Gallery is one of the oldest and finest art galleries in India. The Sree Chitra Art Gallery was established in 1935 by Chithira Thirunal Balarama Varma, the last king of Travancore, who donated his personal collection of paintings to the public. The gallery has a rich collection of paintings that were acquired by various patrons, collectors, and donors over the years. Sree Chitra Art Gallery also has a library that has over 5,000 books on art and related subjects. The gallery also conducts various exhibitions and workshops for students and visitors. Sree Chitra Art Gallery is a valuable resource for learning and appreciation of art.

Kanakakkunnu Palace

Kanakakkunnu Palace
The Kanakakkunnu Palace

The Kanakakkunnu Palace is a royal palace that was built by Sree Moolam Thirunal in the 19th century. The palace is a fine example of Kerala and Dravidian architecture with gothic roofs and minarets. The palace was used by the Travancore royal family to entertain their guests and serve non-vegetarian food. Today, the palace hosts various cultural events and programmes in its auditoriums and grounds. The palace also has a bandstand with concealed speakers and special acoustics.

Location:

The palace is located near the Napier Museum, on top of a small hill. The palace is easily accessible by road, rail, and air.

Timing/Entry Fee:

The palace is open from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. The entry fee to the palace is Rs. 10 for adults, Rs. 5 for children, and Rs. 20 for foreigners.

Things to Do/Must See:

You can admire the beautiful architecture and design of the palace, which has a blend of Kerala and Dravidian styles. See the interiors of the palace, which have ornate furniture, chandeliers, carpets, paintings, and other artifacts. Visit the Nishagandhi Auditorium and Sooryakanthi Auditorium, which host various cultural events and programmes such as dance, music, drama, film festivals, and exhibitions. You can also visit the Kanakakkunnu Palace Grounds, which have a beautiful garden and a fountain.

Significance:

The palace is one of the last vestiges of the Travancore royal legacy. Kanakakkunnu Palace was built by Sree Moolam Thirunal as a summer retreat for his guests. The Kanakakkunnu Palace was also used by his successors such as Chithira Thirunal Balarama Varma and Sethu Lakshmi Bayi. Visited by many dignitaries such as Lord Curzon, Lord Mountbatten, Mahatma Gandhi, Jawaharlal Nehru, Indira Gandhi, Rajiv Gandhi, and others. The Kanakakkunnu Palace is now managed by the Kerala Tourism Development Corporation (KTDC) and is a popular venue for cultural events and programmes.

Shanghumukham Beach

Shanghumukham Beach, visit during Trivandrum Local Sightseeing by cab

The Shanghumukham Beach is a beautiful beach that is located near the Trivandrum International Airport. The Shanghumukham Beach is famous for its sunset views and its giant sculpture of a mermaid called Matsya Kanyaka. Shanghumukham Beach also has a park of traffic signs for children and a few eateries and shops. Shanghumukham Beach is considered as the ‘Arattukadavu’ of Sri Ananthapadmanabhan, the presiding deity of Trivandrum. Thousands of Hindus perform ‘Bali Tharpanam’ during special occasions at the beach. The beach is also the prime location for Ganesh Nimarjan during Vinayaka Chathurthi.

Location:

The beach is located about 8 km away from the city center, near the Trivandrum International Airport. The beach is easily accessible by road, rail, and air.

Timing/Entry Fee:

The beach is open all day. The entry to the beach is free, but you may have to pay for parking and other facilities.

Things to Do/Must See:

Relax and enjoy the sea breeze and the sand at the beach. Watch the spectacular sunset and the colorful sky at the beach. See the Matsya Kanyaka, a 35-meter long sculpture of a mermaid that was created by Kanayi Kunhiraman, a famous sculptor of Kerala. Visit the park of traffic signs, which is a fun and educational place for children to learn about road safety. You can also visit the Starfish Restaurant, which is shaped like a starfish and offers a variety of cuisines. You can also visit the other eateries and shops that are available at the beach.

Significance:

The beach is one of the most popular and crowded beaches in Trivandrum. Shanghumukham Beach is a favorite spot for locals and tourists alike. Shanghumukham Beach is also a sacred place for Hindus, who believe that it is the ‘Arattukadavu’ of Sri Ananthapadmanabhan, the presiding deity of Trivandrum. Thousands of Hindus perform ‘Bali Tharpanam’ during special occasions such as Karkidaka Vavu, Amavasya, and Pournami at the beach. The beach is also the prime location for Ganesh Nimarjan during Vinayaka Chathurthi, when thousands of idols of Lord Ganesh are immersed in the sea.

Napier Museum

The Napier Museum is an art and natural history museum that was built in 1880 by Robert Chisholm in an Indo-Saracenic style. The museum houses a rare collection of archaeological and historic artifacts, bronze idols, ancient ornaments, a temple chariot, and ivory carvings. The museum also has copies of Indian mural paintings from pre-historic times to the 18th century and manuscripts of archival importance.

Location:

The museum is located near the Kanakakkunnu Palace, in the heart of Trivandrum city. The museum is easily accessible by road, rail, and air.

Timing/Entry Fee:

The museum is open from 10:00 am to 4:45 pm and is closed on Mondays and Wednesday forenoons. The entry fee to the museum is Rs. 15 for adults, Rs. 5 for children, and Rs. 50 for foreigners.

Things to Do/Must See:

You can explore the various exhibits and displays that showcase the art and cultural heritage of India and Kerala. You can see the archaeological and historic artifacts that date back to the Neolithic period, such as pottery, coins, weapons, tools, seals, and inscriptions. See the bronze idols that belong to various periods and dynasties, such as Chola, Pallava, Pandya, Vijayanagara, Nayaka, and Travancore.

The ancient ornaments that are made of gold, silver, copper, iron, glass, coral, pearl, and shell. The temple chariot that was used for processions during festivals. The ivory carvings that depict scenes from Hindu mythology and history. The copies of Indian mural paintings that cover various themes such as religion, mythology, history, nature, and society. You can also see the manuscripts that are written in various languages such as Sanskrit, Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu, Arabic, Persian, and Urdu.

Significance:

The museum is one of the oldest and most prestigious museums in India. The museum was established in 1855 by J.A. Allan Broun, a British naturalist who was the curator of the Travancore Museum (now Napier Museum). The museum has a rich collection of artifacts that were collected by various explorers, scientists, collectors, and donors over the years. The Napier Museum also has a library that has over 10, 000 books on art, history, culture, and related subjects. Napier Museum also conducts various educational programmes and activities for students and visitors. The museum is a valuable resource for learning and research on art and culture.


FAQ’s of Trivandrum Local Sightseeing by cab

What is the best time to visit Trivandrum?

The best time to visit Trivandrum is from October to March, when the weather is pleasant and cool. This is also the peak season for tourism, festivals, and cultural events in the city. You can enjoy the various attractions and activities in Trivandrum during this time. However, you may also have to face higher prices, crowds, and traffic during this time.

What are the places to visit in Trivandrum one day tour?

Trivandrum one day tour covers the most important and interesting places to visit in Trivandrum in one day. You will start your day by visiting the Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, Attukal Bhagavathy Temple, Natural History Museum and the Sree Chitra Art Gallery, the Kanakakkunnu Palace, the Shanghumukham Beach, a beautiful beach that offers stunning sunset views and a giant sculpture of a mermaid.

What is the cost of Trivandrum one day tour?

The cost of Trivandrum one day tour depends on various factors such as the type of cab, the number of passengers, the distance covered, the duration of the tour, and the service provider. Book your cab online or offline from any reliable service provider that offers competitive rates and quality service. Compare the prices and reviews of different service providers before booking your cab. Customize your itinerary according to your preferences and budget. The average cost of the tour may range from Rs. 2999 to Rs. 4999 per cab for a full day tour. However, this is only an estimate and may vary depending on your actual requirements and conditions.


Conclusion of Trivandrum Local Sightseeing Trip By cab

Trivandrum is a city that has something for everyone. Whether you are interested in culture, nature, history, or spirituality, you can find it in this city. By hiring a cab, you can explore the best of Trivandrum in one day and have a memorable and enjoyable experience. You can visit the temples, museums, palaces, and beaches that showcase the beauty and diversity of this city. Participate in the various festivals and events that celebrate the culture and heritage of Kerala. Enjoy the delicious cuisine and shopping options that are available in this city.

A one day Trivandrum Local Sightseeing by cab is a great way to discover the charm of this city. You can book your cab online or offline from any reliable service provider that offers competitive rates and quality service. You can also customize your itinerary according to your preferences and budget. So, what are you waiting for? Plan your one day trip in Trivandrum today and have a wonderful time! 😊

Discover more from One Day Trip

Subscribe now to keep reading and get access to the full archive.

Continue reading