Lake / Backwaters | Pilgrimage
#25 of 33 Places to Visit in Trivandrum
Distance (From Trivandrum Central Railway Station): 8 Kms
Trip Duration (Including Travel): 2-3 Hours
Transportation Options: Cab / Auto / Bus
Travel Tips: None
At a distance of 8 Kms from Trivandrum Central Railway Station, Thiruvallam is a popular Backwater destination. This is also a popular destination for canoe rides. The Backwaters are formed by Killi and Karamana rivers that come together at Thiruvallam. There are arrangements for boating and water sports at Thiruvallam Boat Club.
A temple dedicated to Parashurama, the legendary founder of Kerala is also located here. The tourists in large numbers come every year to offer prayers.
Poonthura Beach is less around 1 KM from Thiruvallam Boat Club.