Near Vithura :
- Ponmudi : Hill station located around 25KM from Vithura
Agasthyarkoodam : One of the tallest peaks of the western Ghats, located with in the Neyyar wildlife sanctuary. The trekking path to Agasthyarkoodam is nearly 35 KM from Bonacaud, which is located at around 13 KM from the IISER Campus.
Near Trivandrum :
- Kovalam : A beach town in Trivandrum metropolitan area situated at around 18 KM from teh city center.
- Varkala : A beach town of Trivandrum district situated at around 30 KM from Trivandrum city
- Poovar : A tourist town situated around 40 KM from Trivandrum, know for its backwaters and Golden Sand beach.
Other Attractions :
Kochi, Munnar, Idukki, Wayanad, Allapuzha