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Akkulam is a tourist village in Trivandrum district of Kerala state in south India. Akkulam is about 10 km from Trivandrum town. Akkulam is a well known for the picnic and backwater destination Akkulam Lake, an extension of Veli Lake, where it joins with the sea. Akkulam is home to the southern air command of India.
Akkulam Lake is situated 3 kms away from Ulloor junction, in Trivandrum city. Boating facilities are provided in the lake. The children's park here is one of the biggest children parks in Kerala. There is a beautiful picnic spot on the banks of the Akkulam Lake.
Akkulam is a place known for its scenic beauty with a picturesque lake. Boat club in Akkulam provides over dozens of boats for joy riders. Lazing on the cool banks or boating on the placid waters are good ways to spend a holiday. Akkulam is one of the first picnic spots in the suburbs of Trivandrum City. Akkulam "Tourist Village" is one of the other major attarction in Akkulam.
Akkulam village is known for its calm and serene atmosphere and its unique natural beauty is fascinating for the tourist. The village consists of the Boat Club, Swimming Pool, Children's Park, an Anthurium Project and a Snack Bar.
Distance from Akkulam
Sri Padmanabha Swamy Temple: 11 km
Kuthiramalika Palace Museum: 13km
The Govt. Art Museum: 8 km
Sree Chithra Art Gallery: 7 km
The zoological park: 7 km
Priyadarshini Planetarium: 9 km
Attukal Temple: 14 km
Veli Tourist Village: 18 km
Kovalam: 24 km
Neyyar Dam: 42 km
Varkala: 35 km
Ponmudi: 68 km
Kanyakumari: 98 km
How to get there:
Nearest Airport: The nearest airport is Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) about 16 km from Akkulam.
Nearest Railhead: Thampanur railway station in Trivandrum is an important rail head of the Southern Railway and is well linked to major towns up country as well as within the State just 10 Kilometers from Akkulam.
By road: Thiruvananthapuram the capital city of Kerala is easily accessible by road.
Local Transport: Local buses, cycles.
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