Why You Should Visit Thiruvananthapuram
Thiruvananthapuram is one of India’s oldest cities with many ancient landmarks and beautiful buildings, while is also noted for its beautiful parks and green spaces. Any visit to the city will not be complete without going on a sightseeing tour with landmarks such as the Sree Anantha Padmanabha Temple, one of the most famous temples in India, sure to put anyone in awe. Those interested in exploring the history of the city in more detail can visit one of its many excellent museums such as the Keralan Museum or the Napier Museum which both have artefacts dating back thousands of years. If you are looking for a more laid-back trip, you can spend your days on one of the city’s many beautiful beaches taking in the sunshine.
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Arriving In Thiruvananthapuram
Trivandrum International Airport is the main airport serving the city comprised of two passenger terminals. If you are on an international flight you will be based at Terminal 2, while domestic flights are handled at Terminal 1. Although there are local buses available, you may be better off taking a taxi if you’re not familiar with local transport routes. The airport itself offers a decent range of facilities including a few shops and eateries, so there’s plenty to do while you wait for your flight.
If you are looking to book flights from the UAE to Thiruvananthapuram you have plenty of options available. Travelers coming from Dubai will be able to catch flights with Air India Express, IndiGo and Emirates, while those departing from Abu Dhabi can travel with Air India Express and Etihad Airways. Additionally, you can also catch flights from Sharjah International Airport with Air Arabia, Air India, Air India Express and IndiGo.
* This information is correct as of March 2019
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Thiruvananthapuram Travel Information
In Thiruvananthapuram you can expect hot weather throughout the year, although be advised that a lengthy rainy season begins in May and continues up until November. As a UAE national, you can apply for an e-Visa before making the journey which is valid for up to 60 days. Prices in the city are a lot cheaper compared to those in the UAE, so you can expect to pay a lot less for things such as meals out and transport costs.
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