Hotel Pankaj, the three star hotel, is conveniently located in the heart of the Trivandrum city, capital of Kerala, opposite Government Secretariat, close to all major government, business and shopping centers, with walking distance to nearby Rail/Bus terminals and just 10 minutes drive from the Airport. Pankaj with its dynamic leadership and experienced staff is aiming high to be a four star hotel in the near future thereby adding more comforts and luxury for the esteemed guests.
Trivandrum, the ‘city of the sacred serpent’, at the southern tip of India, is a renowned tourist hot spot. This seaside city built on seven hills is an interesting blend of the modern and traditional forms of architecture. The city is also known as Thiruvananthapuram, meaning the city of Anantha or the abode of the sacred serpent Anantha on which lord Vishnu, the preserver of Hindu trinity reclines. The famous Sri Padmanabha Swami Temple is dedicated to him and is also a landmark in the city. Kovalam beach and the Varkala beach are close to Trivandrum. Trivandrum airport is well connected to the Middle East and other major Indian cities. Trivandrum also has very good rail and bus services to all major towns and cities.
|•||Padmanabha Swamy Temple||0.5 kms|
|•||Attukal Temple||2 kms|
|•||Science and Technology Museum||2 kms|
|•||Kanakakunnu Palace - Napier Museum and Zoo||2 kms|
|•||Akkulam Tourist Village||7 kms|
|•||Veli Boat Club||8 kms|
|•||Kovalam Beach||12 kms|
|•||Sanghumugom Beach||7 kms|
|•||Ponmudi Hill Station||58 kms|
Kerala, God’s own country, has a serene natural beauty, which intoxicates, and tranquilizes the traveler’s mind. Besides being an enchanting land of golden beaches, lush green paddy fields, backwaters, colourful performing arts and festivals with a rich cultural heritage, it is also the land of age-old temples, churches, mosques, Jain and Budha vihars, synagogues, and other spiritual places. Apart from these tourist and pilgrim spots there are certain things that will be of interest to the tourist. Traditional handicrafts, cashew, coir, metal works like Aranmula mirror, handlooms, spices, and marine products are some of them. From Kasargode to Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala is choc-a-bloc with places that attract tourists and travelers from all over the world. Undoubtedly, Kerala is fast emerging as the foremost travel and tourism destination in India. There is no other state in the country that can present so much enthusiasm for life as it is visible in Kerala.
Kerala enjoys balmy Weather almost all through the year, it is neither too cold in the winter months nor too hot in summer. The best time to visit November - February, when the air is bracing, and on some mornings there is a light mist. Light woolens may be required in the hills in the evenings and early mornings. The warmer months are March-May and September-October, when the flowers are out and nature is at her best. Mid-May to August is the monsoon period, and one can expect a wet time. In addition, June is also a windy month. The State does not have a continues dry spell as is in rest of India. It is summer time from April to June. The maximum temperature remains around 33 degree centigrade. Monsoon touches the state in June and remains there till September though not much difference in temperature can be felt. Winter is from October to January and temperature drops a bit. Maximum temperature of the State rarely rise above 32 degrees while minimum temperature at sea level does not go below 20 degree centigrade.
TRIVANDRUM AT A GLANCE
|Population||3,238,583 (Kerala: 31,011,237)|
|Temperature||Mean Max. 33.2 deg.C, Mean Min. 19.9 deg.C|
|Rain Fall||170 cm (May to November)|
|Tourist Season||September to May|
|Hotel Pankaj, Trivandrum - 1|
|Trivandrum International Airport||7 kms|
|Trivandrum Railway Station||1.5 kms|
|Trivandrum Bus Station||1.5 kms|