Kaniyapuram is a small hamlet that is based in Kazhakuttam, in Thiruvananthpuram, Kerala. This village belongs to the Pallipuram Panchayath and is a part of the southern Kerala division. Thiruvananthapuram lies 15 km away from Kaniyapuram. Chirayinkeezu, Nedumangad and Vamanapuram are the villages that surroundit. Since the village lies close to Arabian Sea, the weather is generally humid here.
Places to Stay
There are a few lodges and homestays in Kaniyapuram but there are plenty of hotels available in Trivandrum (13 km from Kaniyapuram.) Some of them include Atitha Lodge (Tariff – Rs. 600), Hotel Bright (Tariff – Rs.800) and Hotel Anjali (Tariff – Rs. 600.)
The official language of Kaniyapuram is Malayalam. English is also commonly spoken here.
Some of the festivals that are celebrated in Kaniyapuram include Onam (August), Navratri (October), Dussera (October), Diwali (November) and Christmas (December.)
Places of Interest
Some of the popular tourist attractions around Kaniyapuram include Trivandrum (13 km), Kovalam (24 km), Varkala (30 km) and Pooyar (41 km.)
How to Get There
The Trivandrum International Airport is the airport nearest to Kaniyapuram. It is located about 13 km away.
The nearest station to Kaniyapuram is the Kazhakuttam railway station. It is 1 km away from Kaniyapuram.
Kaniyapuram is well-connected to the cities nearby. Some of the best bus operators in this region include Kallada Travels and Diwakar Travels. Avail of bus ticket booking facility on Ticketgoose.com and get a number of discounts.