Aruvikkara Tourism

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Aruvikkara is a village in Thiruvananthapuram district in the state of Kerala, India. It is located on the banks of the Karamana River 15 km from Thiruvananthapuram, the capital of the state of Kerala in South India. The reservoir and garden makes it a tourist spot. It is famous for the ancient Bhagavathi temple dedicated to Durga, the divine embodiment of female power, which is built on a rock. The stream in front of the temple contains large fishes, which are fed by the devotees visiting the shrine. The headquarters of the Wellington Water Distribution project is located here. The small Aruvikkara dam (mini dam) which provides water to the state capital Thiruvananthapuram is also located in Aruvikkara.


Unplug yourself and have a laid-back vacation at Aruvikkara, India. This city offers countless opportunities to click pictures for your travel journal. The nearest major city to Aruvikkara is Trivandrum. So, ideally any vacation planner would recommend you to visit Trivandrum for its bountiful attractions like Kollam Beach, Munroe Island, Tangasseri Lighthouse on your trip to Aruvikkara. To get to this city, remember that the nearest major airport is Trivandrum International Airport. Get in the character of the city, this city requires at least of 1 to 2 number of days of exploration.

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Facts and Stats for Aruvikkara*

  • Pollution Statistics in Aruvikkara

    Know the pollution level of Aruvikkara before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 55.21 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 56.55 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 45.83 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 63.41 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 44.05 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 84.38 (Very High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 52.22 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 50.61 (Moderate)
  • Aruvikkara: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Aruvikkara for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Aruvikkara.

    • Burglary and Theft 33.87 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 30.83 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 26.61 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 54.31 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 29.84 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 28.23 (Low)
    • Attacks 23.39 (Low)
    • Drug offense 33.87 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 83.06 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 53.33 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 24.17 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 15 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 33.87 (Low)
  • Living in Aruvikkara - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Aruvikkara is 130.4 (High)

    • Safety Index 67.2 (High)
    • Climate Index 65.29 (High)
    • Pollution Index 64.57 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 50.1 (High)
    • Cost of Living Index 20.46 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 73.86 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 13.52 (High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 72.89 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Aruvikkara

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Aruvikkara

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.02 USD
    • International Movie per seat 1.92 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 18.48 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 43.11 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 29.36 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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