Thiruvananthapuram is the new name for Trivandrum. The capital city of Kerala, which is located on the west coast, offers a wonderful holiday experience for tourists with its beaches such as Kovalam Beach, lakes, green terrains, zoo (which inspired the book, Life of Pi) and Neyyar Wildlife Sanctuary. It is also a big educational hub and is home to the University of Kerala.
Budget Hotels in Trivandrum
There are good budget hotels in Trivandrum. Some of them are Hotel Oasis (Tariff – Rs. 1000), Hotel Horizon (Tariff – Rs. 1000), The Capital (Tariff – Rs. 1000) and Aristo Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 500).
The official language of Trivandrumis Malayalam. Other languages spoken are Hindi and English.
Events in Trivandrum
The important festivals of Trivandrum are Vishu (April), Onam (August), and Christmas.
Places to See in Trivandrum
There are several places of tourist attraction in Trivandrum. Some of them are Ponmudi (12 km), Varkala (17 km) and Thenmala (33 km).
How to Get There
Trivandrum International Airport (40 km) is the closest airport from the city.
The nearest railway station is Trivandrum Central Railway Station which is just a kilometre away.
Trivandrum and Ponmudi are just 32 km away from each other and are directly linked via road. The nearest bus stand is Trivandrum Bus Station (1 km). Travellers may opt for local or private buses. Numerous travel websites provide discount coupons for bus booking frequently to their customers.
A panchayat town of Tamil Nadu, Peravurani is a town that is beautifully surrounded with coconut plantation. The best tourist spot in this place is Manora, a eight storey victory tower which was built by Maratha King Serfoji in the 18th century to honor the victory of British over Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo battle.
Budget Hotels in Peravurani
There are good budget hotels in Peravurani. Some of them are Hotel Gnanam (Tariff – Rs.1200), Sangam Hotel (Tariff – Rs.1,000), Hotel Raks (Tariff – Rs.500) and Pl.A Residency (Tariff –1000).
The official language of Peravurani is Tamil.
Events in Peravurani
The Important Festivals of Peravurani is Vinayaka Chaturthi (September).
Places to See in Peravurani
There are several places of tourist attraction in Bidar. Some of the places include Sri Neelakanda Pillaiyar (8kms from Peravurani) , Aathmalaya Mandram (7 kms from Peravurani), Vinayagar temple ( 6 km from Peravurani) sri kaliamman temple ( 9 kms from Peravurani) Manora ( (14 kms from Peravurani).
How to Get There
The nearest airport from Peravurani is the Tiruchirappalli airport. It is located about 96.5 kms away from the town.
Peravurani has own its railway station. There are regular trains connecting to Karaikkudi and Mayiladuthurai.
There are regular buses available to some of the districts in Tamil Nadu. Some of the best bus operators that offer good experience for passengers are Anbu Travels, Sri Bagyalakshmi Travels and SRS Travels. Online bus booking is the easiest way to get your tickets.