Thiruvananthapuram — the city which Mahatma Gandhi once called “the evergreen city of India” — is located near the Western Coast of India and is surrounded by the Arabian Sea. The undulating tract of low coastal hills gives this city its unique characteristics which never fail to impress visitors.
Digging into the history of Thiruvananthapuram
The city which literally means "Abode of Lord Ananta" founds its name mentioned in the history book of human civilization as being an ancient city responsible for global trading of a large chunk of spices, ivory, and sandalwood.
The ancient city fell from its glory in 10th century, only to regain its position as modern Thiruvananthapuram in 1729, which later became one of major tourist destinations in not only Kerala but in all of India.
Thiruvananthapuram receives the maximum number of foreign tourists in Kerala, also because of its many certified Ayurveda centers. These centers make the city a hub for medical tourism.
Climate of Thiruvananthapuram
The city does not have any distinct seasons because its climates shift between a tropical monsoon and a tropical savanna climates. The maximum temperature in summers here is 35 degree Celsius and the maximum in winters is 21 degree Celsius. The city gets heavy rainfall, and it is the first city on the path of south-west monsoon to receive rain in June. The city is very humid, and the humidity level in monsoon could be as high as 90 degrees.
Make sure you plan with us in advance before leaving your home for Thiruvananthapuram. We can guide you on where to go, where to live, when to visit this place, and what all to see once you are here. December, January, and February are the coldest months, which are followed by March, April, and May, which are the hottest months. All in all, Thiruvananthapuram is one of the coolest Indian cities. You are always welcome to explore it.