After savoring breakfast at the hotel, you can leave for day excursion toTrivandrum and go for a sightseeing tour around the city. Unlike the calming Kerala houseboat tour, Trivandrum is bustling metro city and the capital of Kerala. While here, some of the best attractions you will get to see are the Science and Technology Museum, Shangumugham Beach, Veli Tourist Village, Museum Complex, Padmanabhaswamy Temple and Akkulam boat club. You can return to the hotel after the sightseeing tour and have a sumptuous dinner.
Science and Technology Museum: This museum is an interesting place to visit. It features various galleries or exhibitions. Galleries demonstrate electronics, mechanics, power and motion, science, and mathematics. Solar energy, automobile, biomedical engineering are also some of the interesting sections to visit.
Shangumugham Beach: This beach has a vast stretch of beautiful white sand. It is an ideal place to come and unwind. On the beach, you can also witness a sculpture called Jalakanyaka Mermaid. It was completed by Kanayi Kunhiraman, an award-winning sculptor.
Veli Tourist Village: A place where Veli Lake meets the Arabian Sea. It is a favorite picnic spot for the locals and a cool place to visit for tourists. This tourist village is surrounded by a scenic view of the shimmering waters and swaying palm trees. You can also hire a boat and paddle it while admiring the sunset.
Museum Complex: It is also popular by the name of Napier Museum. This museum is dedicated to the art and natural history in Thiruvananthapuram. The museum named after the former Madras Governor-General, John Napier. It displays Kerala's rich cultural heritage. It is also known as the Government Art Museum, and a perfect example of Kerala, Mughal, and Chinese architectural style. The museum also includes a zoo within its complex which is one of the oldest Zoological Park in India. Covering about 55 acres of land, the park is the home to more than 75 different species such as Royal Bengal Tiger, lion-tailed macaque, Asiatic lion, Nilgiri Tahr, etc.
Padmanabhaswamy Temple: Displaying an intricate fusion of Tamil and Kerala style of architecture, this temple is one of the biggest temples in India. It features a 16th-century Gopuram and high walls making the spectators gasp in wonder.
Akkulam Boat House: It is situated on the bank of the Akkulam Lake. This tourist village boasts some of the scenic views and famous tourist spots. One can enjoy boating here and delve into the majestic city of the surroundings. The boathouse accommodates a children's park and swimming pool.
Overnight stay at the hotel in Kovalam.