DTPC set to roll out ‘Ananthapuri Package’ in Kerala capital
The District Tourism Promotion Council (DTPC), Thiruvananthapuram, is all set to roll out a special tour package connecting prime spots in Kerala capital including the famed Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple and Kovalam Beach resort.
Styled as ‘Ananthapuri Package,’ the circuit will cover heritage structure ‘Kuthira Malika’, Museum and Zoo, Planetarium, Veli Tourist Village and Shankhumugham beach, all in and around the city.
A conducted tour called ‘Triveni Sangamam’ to Kanyakumari, which covers outlying Ponmudi -Meenmutty forest trail and Neyyar Elephant Safari, have also been planned as an extended package.
Under the Ananthapuri Package, tourists will be taken around the city in a 24-seater luxury bus with all facilities, to be pressed into service by DTPC, the district level tourism facilitator under Kerala Tourism.
A scheme to arrange special vehicles, through advance booking is also on the cards, details of which can be obtained by contacting +91 7594949402.
The basket boat cruise launched at Veli Tourist Village run by DTPC has become a big hit among tourists as well local picnickers. A basket boat that can be boarded by four adults and two children at a time is charged at Rs 250 for half-an-hour.
Also, Reception Hall at the Veli is rented out at Rs 15,000 plus tax for a day. The rent covers furniture, steel plates and glass tumblers made available for hosting functions at the facility.