Kovalam is a small coastal town in the southern Indian state of Kerala, south of Thiruvananthapuram. At the southern end of Lighthouse Beach is a striped lighthouse with a viewing platform. Palm-backed beaches also include Hawa Beach and Samudra Beach. Heading south, Vizhinjam Juma Masjid mosque overlooks the busy fishing harbor. Inland, Sagarika Marine Research Aquarium displays technology used in pearl production.
Arrival at Trivandrum airport / Rly station, meet, receive and transfer to a beach resort. Full day leisure at beach resort. Evening visit light house beach and howa beach. Overnight in resort.
Optional Activities. Sripadmanabha swamy temple visit. Padmanabha Swamy temple – Open at 4 A.M. and darshan available till 11 A.M. Evening it open at 4 P.M. and darshan available till 8 P.M. Pants, Jeans, Bermuda etc are not allowed inside. Gents should wear Dhoti and ladies saree / churidar. In case of churidar, Dhoti needs to wear over the churidar. Dhoti available in front the temple shop for Rs 40 per piece onwards. Small wallet, camera, mob phone, bags etc are not allowed inside the temple. It may take approximately an hour for the visit. But for a quick darshan Rs 150 tickets are available. Entry is permitted for all hindus who adopt to the dress code. Darshan is not available from 08:30 hrs to 09:30 hrs in all the days. Kuthiramalika Palace Sree Chitra Art Gallery Magic planet – good for children.
After b/f check out and proceed to Poovar. Check in resort. Leisure at resort. Evening enjoy Poovar beach.
After b/f check out and proceed to Trivandrum airport / rly station.