Day 02 Trivandrum
God's Own CountryAfter breakfast city tour of Trivandrum or Thiruvananthapuram. Thiruvananthapuram, the capital city of Kerala, is built over low hills near the seashore. Though a well-developed capital city, it is not noisy. Trivandrum is clean, green and peaceful. Derived from Tiru-Ananthapuram, Thiruvananthapuram means the city of Anatha. Anatha is the sacred eternal snake that shelters Lord Vishnu (the Preserver in the Hindu Holy Trinity of Creator-Preserver-Destroyer) with its hood. Visit the sacred Padmanabha Swamy Temple. The temple is known for the Mural paintings and stone carvings is one among the 108 temples dedicated to Vishnu in India. A magnificent array of gods, goddesses, nymphs, sprites and demons adorn the seven-storey 'gopuram' that forms the temple tower. Later return to hotel and rest of the day free for leisure. Overnight at the hotel.