A 1000-year old city of legends and royalty, Trivandrum is the capital of Kerala. A long shoreline with world-class beaches, a profusion of architectural landmarks, vast expanses of blue-green backwaters and a rich cultural heritage make it one of the most favored tourist destinations. The Padmanabha Swamy temple, the Kuthiramalika (Puthenmalika) Palace Museum, Napier Museum, Sree Chithra Art Gallery and the Kanakakunu Palace are priceless treasure-houses of period furniture, culture, art collections and paintings.
Thiruvananthapuram literally means the city of Lord Anantha, a holy serpent in Hindu mythology on whose hood Lord Vishnu or Padmanabhan reclines. Sree Padmanabha temple is situated in the heart of the city attracting devotees from all over the State. The Aaarat of Padmanabha Swami Temple is celebrated with great favor here and the other major festivals include Attukal Pongala, the Beemapally Uroos, and Vettucaud Perunaal. During Onam season, State Government organizes a week long celebration to attract tourists. Kovalam, a tourist hotspot in the district, is one of the most visited tourist destinations in South India
Duration : 4 Night / 5 Days
The tour helps you experience the marvels of northern kerala- Kasargod, Wayanad, and Calicut.
The Leela Palaces, Hotels and Resorts is owned and managed by Hotel Leelaventure Limited, which was established in 1987 in Mumbai. The company is part of The Leela Group whose portfolio includes luxury hotel and resort properties, IT and business parks, as well as real estate development.
Spearheading the group is chairman, Captain C. P. Krishnan Nair, whose vision has been inspired by his strong belief in India’s ability to compete with the world’s premier travel destinations. Captain C. P. Krishnan Nair has led a fulfilling life of hard work and dedication from starting the first Students’ Union while at school to joining the army during World War II and later taking the reins of his father-in-law’s handloom business - only to grow it into the country’s largest garment exporting house. Nair is a singular leader, who has worked hard, relentlessly, towards a focused goal.
His many business trips to Europe and America exposed him to hotels with high service standards, inspiring him to enter the world of luxury hospitality. At the age of 65, he started to build The Leela Palaces, Hotels and Resorts, which today has evolved into one of the most celebrated indigenous hospitality groups in the luxury segment.
a colorful recreational folk art from the state of Kerala. It is performed by trained artists to entertain people on the occasion of Onam, an annual harvest festival, celebrated mainly in the Indian state of Kerala. On the fourth day of Onam celebrations (Nalaam Onam), performers painted like tigers and hunters in bright yellow, red, and black dance to the beats of instruments like Udukku and Thakil. Literal meaning of Pulikali is the \'play of the tigers\' hence the performance revolve around the theme of tiger hunting. The folk art is mainly practiced in Thrissur district of Kerala. Best place to watch the show is at Swaraj Round, Thrissur on the fourth day of Onam, where Pulikali troupes from all over the district assemble to display their skills. The festival attracts thousands of people to the Thrissur city.