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Thiruvananthapuram Tourism City Guide

Thiruvananthapuram: "Evergreen city of India”

Thiruvananthapuram or more popularly Trivandrum, is a vibrant and bustling metropolis yet retaining the good old charm of yore. It’s long coastline is washed by the Arabian Sea. Till today Trivandrum carriers the distinctive flavour of its regal past. No wonder the history dates back the city to around 1000 BC. Mythically Thiruvananthapuram means "City of Lord Anantha" the serpent god upon whom Lord Padmanbha( Vishnu) reclines. This was the name given to the place in the year 1750, when it became the famed capital city of the iconic Marthanda Varma, the Raja of Travancore.
Modern Trivandrum as you will discover is a blend of ancient traditions with signs of rapid leaps into information technology. Yet it remains an out-and-out tourist destination. Thiruvananthapuram is all about verdant beaches, versatile Museums, ancient temples, stretches of famed backwaters, mouthwatering sea foods, sipping tender coconut water and shopping traditional knickknacks. Nothing gets better than this!

Our Thiruvananthapuram Travel Guide is an effort to make your travel to the enchanting Kerala capital. With our City Guide you will discover Trivandrum in a new light with detailed sections on How to Reach, Driving Directions, Road Maps, Attractions, Getaways, Accommodation, Useful facts et al.

Driving Directions

Driving Directions Thiruvananthapuram

 

Thiruvananthapuram is the capital city of Kerala, South India. Graced by the presence of Arabian Sea in the West and Western Ghats in the East, this destination is a dazzling place where the travelers can spend some precious time of their holiday. The attractions of the region includes a visit to Shri Chitra Art Gallery, Kanakunnu Palace, Napier Museum, Hawa Beach-Kovalam, Neyyar Dam and Wild Life Sanctuary, Samudra beach, Sanghumukam beach, and the Zoological museum. Fringed by the long line of palm trees, temples, and the old edifices, Trivandrum is the place worth visiting for the travelers looking to forward to spend their time in complete seclusion and serenity. Trivandrum International airport, located 10 Kms from Thriuvananthapuram is the nearest aerodrome from where the travelers can board flights to other countries of the world. Trivandrum Railway Junction is the nearest rail head from where the travelers. Many train services originates from here, and also connects to the states like Jammu, Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai and Howrah. The power house road, NH 7 and NH 47 are the roads which links other neighboring cities with Trivandrum. The Kerala State transport buses provides a regular service to and from Trivandrum.

Kiomoi Must Dos

Kiomoi Must Dos - Thiruvananthapuram

Trivandrum offers plentiful opportunities to the tourists to enjoy their time under the sun. We at kiomoi.com has narrowed down on certain activities which are must do there. Let’s have look at the activities.

Enjoy Onam: If you happen to be in Thiruvananthapuram during the end of August or early September you are in for some good time. It is the time for the Onam festival meaning a carnival type atmosphere. The official Onam celebration spreads over a week with many cultural festivals around. 

Watch a Temple procession: The temples in Thiruvananthapuram like other Kerala temples follow the tradition of taking deities atop decorated Elephants in a grand procession. The atmosphere gets magical with the beating of drums and other musical instruments. 

Eat from the Roadside Eateries: The Kerala capital offers some of the best roadside eateries. They are known in Malayalam as Thattukada. There is nothing like eating tasty ‘Parottas’ with a spicy fried chicken. Do not miss this. 

Enjoy Malayalam Movies: This idea might sound a bit weird but trust us l the Malayalam movies provide all the same twists, turns, actions, romance, melodrama like their Bollywood counterparts. So nothing like watching top actress Kavya Madhavan being wooed around trees or Superstar Mammootty playing a Super Cop. 

Re- hydrate yourself to your heart’s content: In Trivandrum you will find enough excuses to drink “Karikku”, tender coconut water and “Sambharam” a delicious concoction prepared with buttermilk, green chilies, ginger and salt to taste. While Karikku can be had from the umpteenth Street or cycle vendors, Sambharam is available at Milma outlets of Kerala Co-operative Milk Marketing Federation. 

Watch the magical Sunset: The capital of Kerala is gifted with many beaches so whether it is Shankumukham or Veli beach, select a perfect spot away from the crowds, place yourself comfortably and watch the sun as it fades into oblivion with the promise to come back.

Walk around the city: Depending upon your temperament and preference Trivandrum offers many types of walks. If you are in times of the magical monsoon, have an Umbrella and see the rain soaked city. The next walk could be leisurely strolls on any of the pristine beaches. You can also walk round the city’s main artery the Mahatma Gandhi Road to have a feel of the city. 

Shop till you drop: The markets and malls of Trivandrum would delight any shopper. Traditional art & crafts like kitchenware, brass lamps, masks, coir products like mats and whole range of fabrics is there for taking. Kiomoi’s advice: go, indulge yourself. 

Pamper your body with Ayurvedic massage: There are enough Ayuurveda massage parlours or Beach resorts in Thiruvannthapuram where you can expect to rejuvenate your body through massage and yoga. 

Pay Obeisance to God: All the religious places in the capital of “Gods Own country” have a very secular feel. You will find Churches, close to Mosques or Temples. Each has a tale to tell. Visit these places of worship and affirm your faith.

Attractions

Attractions of Thiruvananthapuram

Attractions in Thiruvananthapuram
Padmanabha Temple Napier museum Zoo Chitra Gallery
Chithra Enclave Science Museum Puthen Malika Sankhumugham
Aakulam Bhagwati temple Veli Beemapalli

Built on seven hills a similarity that it shares with Rome, Thiruuvannthapuram is dotted with a wide range of tourist attractions. They range from Temples, Beaches, Palaces, Museums, Churches, Art Galleries etc. Take your peak. 

Sree Padmanabha Swamy Temple: Trivandrum’s iconic landmark is situated within the old walled fort area in the main hub of the city. Anantha Padmanabhaswamy Temple or Sri Padmanabhaswamy Vishnu Temple is built in Chola, Pandya and typical Kerala style. The seven-level gopuram of the temple can be seen from far. 

Napier Museum: Napier or the Government art museum is located in the heart of the city in a beautifully landscaped complex that also houses the zoo and the art gallery. The museum set up in 1855 was revamped in 1880 under directions of the then British Governor of Madras Lord Charles Napier. There are around 5000 exhibits in the museum dating back to several centuries. 

Thiruvananthapuram Zoo: The Zoo is also a part of the larger complex housing the Museums and Art gallery. It is located on the Museum-Vellayambalam Road, in the Palayam area of the city. The Zoo is one of the oldest as well as the best in the country. It actually forms part of the Botanical Gardens. The brain behind the Zoo was that of the visionary Maharaja Swati Thirunal, the former Maharaja of Travancore. It was in 1857 that the zoo was established as an annexe to the Napier Museum. The timing of the zoo is from 9.00 am to 6.15 pm. Please note that tickets are issued only upto 5:15 P.M and the Zoo is closed on Mondays. 

Sree Chitra Art Gallery: Sree Chithra Art Gallery located near the Napier Museum and the Zoo was opened in 1935. Housed in typical Kerala styled Bungalows the exhibits here include paintings from China, Japan, Tibet and Bali, Tibetan thankas, and paintings of the famous Russian painters Svetlova and Nicholas Roerich. The Art Gallery is open from 10 am to 4.45 pm. Please note that the Gallery remains Closed on Mondays and Wednesday forenoons. 

Sree Chithra Enclave: Sree Chithra Enclave started in the year 1993 and houses the personal memorabilia’s from the royal house of Travancore for everyone to see. It is dedicated to the memory of Sree Chithra Thirunal Balarama Varma( 1912-1991). It is open from 10 am to 4. 45 pm For Wednesday the timing is 1.pm to 4. 45 P.M. Monday is a holiday. 

Kerala State Science and Technology Museum: The Science and Technology museum houses various topics to arouse the scientific interest of children as well as adults. There are more than 300 exhibits here. A Children’s science park and the Priyadarshini Planetarium are the added attractions. Timings 10 am to 5 pm open all days. 

Puthen Malika: Puthen Malika or Kuthira Malika is a double storied palace built in typical Kerala style by Maharaja Swathi Thirunal in 1844. The palace now stands converted into a museum Exhibits include portraits of all the Travancore Kings, life-sized Kathakali images, armoury of the kings, Belgian glass mirrors etc. Kanakakunnu Palace: Kanakakunnu Palace is located in the heart of Trivandrum city. It is very near to the Napier Museum. This architectural marvel was built during the reign of His Highness Sree Moolam Thirunal. Swati Tirunal. It has also a sprawling ground and an auditorium. 

Sankhumugham Beach: Sankhumugham Beach just 8 kms from Thiruvananthapuram city, is very near the airport. It is a favourite haunt for sunset watchers. Attractions here include a gigantic 35 m long sculpture of a mermaid known as ‘Matsya Kanyaka`, a restaurant that is shaped like a starfish, indoor recreation club, children`s traffic training park. 

Veli Tourist Village: Veli Tourist village is located at the confluence where Veli Lake merges with the Arabian sea. It’s a popular picnic spot. Attractions include boating, a floating pontoon bridge, and a garden with sculpted pieces. 

Aakulam Tourist Complex: Aakulam Tourist complex is located just 10 km from Trivandrum city on the banks of the backwaters at Aakulam. The complex offers here activities to keep both children and adults happy. You can look forward to musical fountains, boating facilities, swimming pools and a snack bar for refreshments. 

Attukal Bhagwati temple: The Attukal temple here at Trivandrum is famed as the `Women`s Sabarimala`. It’s claim to fame is for attracting one of the world`s biggest all female congregation. Attukal Bhagavathi Temple is located 2 Km from Trivandrum Central Bus Station and the Central Railway Station. The pongala festival attracts women in thousands at the Attukal. The temple opens its doors at 4.30 am in the morning closes at 12.30 pm again opens at 5 pm and closes at 8.30 pm. 

Beemapalli: The Beemapalii Dargah Shareef is dedicated to pious lady by name Bee Umma who came to the shores of Trivandrum from Arabia to preach Islam. It is must for all people irrespective of their religion and is just 12 km form Thiruvananthapuram city center.

Excursions

Thiruvananthapuram Excursions

Excursions around Thiruvananthapuram
Anchuthengu Vizhinjam Agasthyakoodam
Kollam Ponmudi Thenamala
Kovalam Neyyar Dam Kanyakumari
Padmanabhapuram

If attractions in the Trivandrum city are not enough there are various places around the Kerala capital to have a look at.
These places include forts, beaches, hill stations, palaces, waterfalls, picnic spots, ancient temples and a whole lot of other attractions. Let’s have a look. 

Anchuthengu: Just 34 kilometres from Thiruvananthapuram and 12 km from Varkala Anchuthengu offer food for thought to both a historian and a lover of coastal beauty. Things to see here include the famous Anchuthengu fort supposed to be the first European establishment in Travancore region. Till 1813 the British East India Company used to have their warehouse here. Other attractions here include red and white-striped lighthouse, Mambally church, Anchuthengu church, Anchuthengu Lake and Pozhi, the meeting point of the backwaters and the sea. 

Vizhinjam: Vizhinjam lying on the southern tip of NH 47 is 16 km from Thiruvananthapuram city and 5 km south of Kovalam. This 9th century capital of Ay kings is located on a stump of land that leans right into the sea. The seafront of Vizhinjam takes the form of a crescent shaped bay. Attractions of Vizhinjam include the quiet beaches, a 8th century cave temple of the chera period, the Vizhinjam fishing harbour and the boat building activities on the harbour road. 

Agasthyakoodam: The exact distance of Agasthyakoodam is 61 kms from Trivandrum city. It is a prominent peak in the Western Ghats. The scenic beauty and the trek are loved by the tourists. It can be reached on foot from Neyyar Dam a 32km journey from Trivandrum or from Bonacaudu (61 km from Trivandrum). 

Padmanabhapuram: Padmanabhapuram palace, the erstwhile residence of the royal Travancore dynasty is located 55 km southwest of Thiruvananathapuram in Tamil Nadu. Read More...

Built in the 16th century this magnificent wooden palace is a fine example of Kerala`s indigenous style of fine craftsmanship and splendid architecture. Sculpted decors, intricate rosewood carvings, murals are all there to be relished. 

Kollam: Kollam is just 72 kms from Trivandrum, and the originating place where the famed network of waterways. The places of interst in Kollam include Astamudi Backwaters, Alumkadavu Boat Building Yard, Ochira Parabrahma Temple, Alumkadavu Boat Building yard, Thangasseri( south of Kollam), the headquarters of Mata Amritanandamayi Ashram, Thevally palace along with other attractions. 

Ponmudi: This little hill station is 61 km away. A variety of rare birds and butterfly species can be found in the hills of Ponmodi. It is a trekker’s paradise providing a real taste of adventure. Tea and spice plantations give Ponmudi a lush green cover. Meenmutti waterfalls just 15 km before Ponmudi also attract tourists in large numbers. 

Kovalam: Kovalam is 16 km from the Trivandrum city. Kovalam is best known for three beaches shaped like a crescent separated by rocky outcroppings jutting out to the sea. The southern most part is known as Lighthouse Beach, Samudra beach forms the northern part while the middle beach is called as Hawah. A lot of beach activities take place at Kovalam including adventure sports. The waters are perfect for an ideal swim. 

Thenamala: Thenmala is located nearly 72 km from Trivandrum and is a planned eco tourism destination. Thenmala is 500 meters above sea level and a perfect place for adventure. It’s a 2 hours bus journey from Trivandrum. You can go on conducted tours there. Accommodation is also available at Thenamala. Local guides can be arranged by the hotels to help you with the attractions. 

Kanyakumari: Kanyakumari in Tamil Nadu state, the sacred confluence point of the Indian Ocean, Bay of Bengal and Arabian Sea is just 83 kms. Kanyakumari has enough attractions to keep you engaged. Kumari amman temple is the prime attractions along with Vivekananda Rock Memorial and statue of Thiruvalluvar. Read More... 

Neyyar Dam: Neyyar Dam is just 32 kms from Trivandrum and is situated at a height of 90-18000 meter above sea-level. Neyyar dam, a popular tourist spot lies against the southern low hills of the picturesque western ghats. The reservoir here offers boat rides. A crocodile farm is also located here but the prime attraction is the the Lion Safari.

How to Reach

How to Reach Trivandrum

Trivandrum is well connected to all major cities across India by air, rail and road. Trivandrum International Airport is located just outside the city, in close proximity to the Shankumugham beach. A number of national and international flights connect it to number Indian cities along with gulf countries, Srilanka and Maldives. The Central Railway station located at Thampanoor is a major junction of the southern railway and is well serviced by trains to all major Indian cities. In addition to long distance trains a good network of local trains connects Thiruvananthapuram to nearby places like Kollam, Kottayam etc.
Coming to roads, Trivandrum is serviced by an excellent road network spearheaded by National Highway 47. Besides the Kerala places well laid roads for Bangalore, Chennai, Madurai, Pondicherry also lures the visitors in contemplating a long drive.

Distance from Trivandrum to Other Locations
Place Distance
Varkala 69 Km
Kanyakumari 88 km
Kollam 71 km
Kovalam 16 km
Nagercoil 100 km
Alappuzha 160 km
Kochi 216 km
Kottayam 216 km
Kumarakom 225 km
Pathanamthitta 104 km
Thekkady 265 km
Guruvayur 294 km
Chennai 708 km
Bangalore 753 km

How to Reach Thiruvananthapuram by Train: There are three stations in Trivandrum. Trivandrum Central (TVC) is the busiest, then there is Trivandrum Pett(TVP) and finally the satellite railway station at Kochuveli(KCVL).

How to Reach Thiruvananthapuram by Road: Trivandrum being the capital of Kerala has an excellent road network. This makes the journey to the southern gateway a pleasure to travel. Kerala State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) along with other Roadways busses from Tamil Nadu and Karnataka, private bus services and taxis makes Thiruvananthapuram an easily accessible place.

How to Reach Thiruvananthapuram by Airways: Trivandrum International Airport is very close to the city and is well connected both nationally as well as internationally.

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Shopping

Shopping in Thiruvananthapuram

It would not be any exaggeration if it is said that Thiruvananthapuram is a shopper’s paradise. There is everything for anyone. Right from traditional handicrafts like copperware, bamboo and cane made items, wood carvings, Kathakali masks to traditional jewelry and an amazing range of fabrics.
The primary shopping centers of Trivandrum are the Chalai Bazar, Connemara market, Narmada Shopping Complex (Kaudiar), M. G. road, Shops along the Power House Road, Attukal Shopping Complex (East Fort),
Kedaram (Kesavadasapuram)and on the main road leading from Palayam to the East Fort.
Let’s take a look at some of the shopping and shops that makes Trivandrum so special. 

Shops of Repute

S.M.S.M Instiute: S. M. S. M. Institute located at Puthenchanthai is a Kerala Government-run handicraft emporium. This would surely rank as one of the largest handicrafts showrooms to be run by any State Government. A gigantic statue of Natraja greets the shoppers at the entrance. You can get here a vast range of handcrafted masterpiecesmade by skillful Kerala artisans. 

Khadi Emporium: Impressive Khadi Emporium is located in the busy M G Road here also you can get a good range of textiles, handicrafts and organic food products. The prices are a bit on the higher side though. 

Kairali: Kairali located at MG Road opposite the Secretariat is part of a chain of exclusive emporiums of the Handicrafts Development Corporation of Kerala, a State Government run enterprise. The Emporium is a veritable Treasure house showcasing the unique handicrafts items with different price tags. 

Natesan’s Antique Arts: Located on MG Road Natesan’s Antique Arts offers a good range of bronze items along with unusual pieces of souvenirs like the traditional old locks. 

Karalkada: Karalkada located in the Kaithamukku Junction is a good place for buying fabrics. You can buy here a good range of traditional Travancore Saris and Mundus. 

Parthas: Located on the Power House Road Parthas offers a vast range of traditional wears of Kerala including Silk items. You can get here things like Jubba, Mundu and Kasavu Sari among other things. 

Market Areas 

Chalai Bazar: The crowded Chalai Bazar is located right opposite the entrance of East fort. It is Trivandrum’s major wholesale market. At Chalai Market you can have a look at a wide range of interesting items. Traditional jewelry to brass wares, coir products to even flowers and vegetables etc. 

M .G. Road: Almost the entire stretch of MG Road between East Fort and Palayam is a popular Shopping area in the city. The range available at the shops here is simply amazing. From vegetables, fruits to teak and sandalwood handicraft items, everything is available on a platter here. Try out the different range of Bananas here we bet you have never tasted anything like this before. 

Connemara Market (Palayam Market): Connemara Market another popular shopping area in the city is located at the northern end of MG Road. Here you can find mostly items that are used for daily household use. A great place for bargain
Books: Higginbothams Ltd and Pai & company are good book shops located on the M.G. Road. 

Kiomoi Tip: Mostly all the shops are open from 9 to 8 daily, except for Sundays

Local City Expert

Thiruvananthapuram Local City Expert

 Expert for Thiruvananthapuram

Atul Mohan

 Atul Mohan, Kiomoi`s Expert for Thiruvananthapuram has a formidable working experience of over 2 decades in tourism sector. He knows Kerala like the back of his hands and would be more than happy to share his vast reservoir of knowledge. Tourists visiting  Thiruvananthapuram and other destinations in the " Gods Own Country" can hugely benefit from Atul`s expertise in planning their itineraries and any other information they need to know about Kerala .

 

Useful Facts

Thiruvananthapuram Useful Facts

Languages: Malayalam, English, Tamil, Hindi ( little bit)

Clothing: Go for cotton clothing; avoid synthetic fibres

Rainfall: 170 cms. (May - November)

District Area: 2,192 sq km

Population: 2,938,533 (2001)

Best Time to Visit: August to May

Clothing: It is advisable to wear natural cotton or Linen Clothing than synthetic fibres as the climate of Thiruvananthapuram is quite humid

Nearest Airport: Thiruvananthapuram International airport just 6 kms from the city

Important Distances: Kochi - 220 kms; Kozhikode - 382 kms; Bangalore - 753 kms; Kanyakumari – 87; Chennai - 708 kms

STD Code: 0471

Temperature: Summer: Max. 36°C, Min. 20°C; winter: Max. 35°C, Min. 18°C

Police: Control Room-100; Crime Stopper No. 1099; Traffic Police Help line 1090

Medical: General hospital is located on Statue Rd, which is 1 km west of MG Rd.

Internet Cafes: Not many on the city but at Techno Park (18 kms from the city) you can find lots of them

Railway Enquiry: 131; 0471-2321568

Tourists Beware: Do not wear Gold Chains instances of Chain snatching is getting common in Trivandrum

Tourist Office

Tourist Offices Thiruvananthapuram

Tourist Facilitation Centre
Department of Tourism, Park View
Ph : ++91-471-2321132
Kovalam Ph : +91-471-2480085 

Tourist Information Centre
Railway Station, Thampanoor
Ph : ++91-471-2334470
KSRTC Central Bus Station, Thampanoor
Ph :+91-471-2334470
Domestic Airport Ph : +91-471-2501085
International Airport Ph : +91-471-2502298 

Tourist Amenity Centre
Varkala Ph : ++91-470-2602227

Holiday Checklist

Thiruvananthapuram Holiday Checklist

Those Beaches, Museums, Art Galleries, Zoos, Temples, Palaces, Forts send tempting vibes!!! While you have zeroed down on the holidays, set aside all your temptations and quickly take a good look at the things-you-must- do before your scheduled departure date. Here is a check.

Must Dos before Leaving

  • Empty your letter box
  • Fix up security for your house or ask some one to look after
  • Water your plants and ask some one to take care of it
  • Ask your newspaper vendor and milkman to stop supply
  • Clear out the fridge.
  • Switch off the electric appliances
  • Empty out kitchen, waste/dust-bin and kitchen area
  • Lock doors and windows
  • Recharge your mobile or carry coupons
  • Carry traveller’s cheque or ATM cards
  • Pay all due bills
  • Turn off gas/water tap
  • Call up the taxi driver/railway station/hotels and other important numbers to confirm and re-confirm
  • Rail Tickets and travel documents should be checked twice

Loading your Suitcase

  • Woollen/cotton clothing
  • Extra towels
  • Extra pair of socks
  • Night wears
  • Raincoats
  • Wrappers
  • Bath robes
  • Jumper and track suits

Must Have Equipment

  • Battery Charger
  • Camera
  • Mobile and Mobile Charger
  • Torch/Emergency Light
  • Headphones

Sundries

  • Brochures or holiday book
  • Sunglasses
  • Sewing kit
  • Important stationary(scissors, tape and glue)
  • Film rolls and digital chargers
  • Ear Plugs
  • Watch
  • Umbrellas
  • Address Book
  • Shoulder bags/ Safety pins
  • Important Telephone Addresses/Travel Consultant
  • Few non perishable eatables
  • Medicines
  • Books / magazines to read
  • Binocular

Crucial Documents

  • Credit/Debit Cards
  • Diving License
  • Maps/ directions(when in car)
  • Itinerary/Directions
  • Photocopies of documents
  • Traveller’s Cheque
  • Passport/Visas (For travelling abroad)
  • Identity Cards

Hygiene/Health

  • Small First Aid kit
  • Sickness Pill
  • Mosquito and insect repellent
  • Vitamin and medications
  • Pain Killers/Balm
  • Personal hygiene items
  • Anti-infection lotion
  • Toiletries

 

Bank ATMs

Bank ATMS of Thiruvananthapuram

SBI ATMS

Hotel Prasad, cherinada,
Attingal, Trivandrum - 695104

Bakery Junction,
near RBI, opp to petrol pump,
Trivandrum- 33

Valiyavila Junction, Thirumala po,
Trivandrum- 6,

MG Road, near statue,
Trivandrum-1, Trivandrum Central
Thampanoor, Trivandrum- 1 

State Bank of Travancore ATMs

P.B.NO.22, Anacutchery Building, MG Road
Trivandrum- 1,PRS Hospital, Trivandrum 

ICICI Bank ATMs

P. B. No 120, TC 25 / 2491,>
1 M.G. Road,Trivandrum-1
BPCL Petrol pump, Bakery Junction
Thiruvananthapuram- 695039

Kovalam Junction, Near Kovalam Beach
Thiruvananthapuram- 695527
HDFC Bank ATMs Kenton Towers, Ist Floor
Vazhuthacaud Trivandrum – 14 

Axis Bank ATM

LIC of India Branch IV, Ground Floor,
MG Road, Near Overbridge, Opp. SMV School,
Trivandrum- 1 

Bank of Baroda ATM

Inchakkal Junction,Vallakkadavu
Trivandrum-08

Local Holidays

Local Holidays - Thiruvananthapuram

Local Holidays in Kerala, 2009
Occasion Date
Muharram 7th January
Republic Day 26th January
Shivarathri 23rd February
Milad-e-Sharif 9th March
Maundy Thursday 9th April
Good Friday 10th April
Vishu/ Ambedkar Jayanthi 14th April
May Day 1st May
Karkkadaka Vavu 21st July
Independence Day 15th August
First Onam 1st September
Thiruonam 2nd September
Third Onam 3rd September
4th Onam/Sree Narayan Guru Jayanthi 4th September
Sree Krishna Jayanthi 11th September
Sree Narayan Guru Samadhi 21st September
Vijaydashmi 28th September
Gandhi Jayanthi 2nd October
Deepavali 17th October
ID Ul Zuha 27th November
Christmas 25th December

Subject to change depending upon sighting if the moon