Kerala, God’s Own Country is one of the must visit places in the world. Every tourists will be tempted to visit Kerala, because it is paradise in India, which has has hill- stations, backwaters, beaches, wildlife sanctuaries, commercial cities, scenic hamlets and much more to explore. Kerala surely grants an unforgettable experience for all.
Kerala is a coastal state between the Western Ghats and the Arabian Sea, with pleasing climate throughout the year. There is something everyone in Kerala, be it honeymoon couples, family vacationers, adventure lovers.
Here are the top 5 Must Visit Tourist Places in Kerala, which you should include in your travel plan:
Alleppey tops the list of best tourist places in Kerala. The city was titled the ‘Venice of the East’. The backwaters in the area are perfect for a houseboat vacation. Go exploring on the watery routes.
Alappuzha Beach, Krishnapuram Palace, Marari Beach, Revi Karunakaran Museum, Punnamada Lake, Pathiramanal, and Sri Krishna Temple in Ambalappuzha.
Do not miss the Snake Boat Race in held in August/ September.
Munnar is one of the most beautiful tourist places in Kerala. Snuggled at 6000 feet, the town has an easy charm. The gradient and the salubrious weather of these hills are perfect for tea farming. For the adventure seeking, trekking and camping are exciting. Munnar is a balm to your body, mind and souls.
Attukal Waterfalls, Cheeyappara Waterfalls, TATA Tea Museum, Meesapulimala, Blossom Park, Pothamedu View Point, Life of Pi Church, Top Station, Marayoor Dolmens, Mattupetty Dam, Indo Swiss Dairy Farm, Kundala Lake, Lockhart Gap, Anamudi, and Eravikulam National Park.
Kovalam is a beauty and one offering cherished experiences. The place offers a lot to the tourists. The pleasant weather, soothing breeze, golden soft sand and tall coconut trees add more charm to this little piece of paradise. Go swimming or bask yourself in the warm sunshine. Get to enjoy lip-smacking seafood. Soothing Ayurvedic massages are also on offer.
The Lighthouse, Lighthouse Beach, Hawah Beach, Samudra Beach, Thiruvallam Parasurama Temple, Vizhinjam Marine Aquarium, Halcyon Castle, Akkulam Lake, Vizhinjam Fishing Harbor, Kovalam Jama Masjid, Vellayani Lake, Karamana River, Aruvikkara, Rock Cut Caves, and Valiathura Pier.
Fort Kochi is often the gateway to God’s Own Country. The Queen of the Arabian has multiple personalities. The city has history, heritage and multi-ethnic culture. Perfect for nature lovers, history buffs, and tourists, it is one of the most visited travel destination in Kerala. Fort Kochi has much to offer, in terms of sights, food and experiences. With museums, palaces, synagogues, Hindu temples, churches, heritage buildings, art galleries, beaches, Fort Kochi tempts you to go exploring. Do not miss to savor some of the cuisines and bring home souvenirs.
Chinese fishing nets during Sunset or sunrise, Mattancherry Palace, Paradesi Synagogue, St. Francis Church, Santa Cruz Basilica, Hill Palace, Marine Drive, Ernakulam Shiva Temple, Indo-Portuguese Museum, Bolgatty Palace, Kodanad Elephant Training Center, Willingdon Island, Kochi Backwaters, Museum of Kerala History.
Wayanad is one of the reasons why Kerala is God’s Own Country. The ‘land of paddy fields’ in Malayalam, this is one of the greenest places to visit in Kerala. The scenic beauty combined with the thrilling adventures makes it a favorite among visitors. Stay in a tree house, Wayanad has plenty of them. You can learn about tribal heritage as more than 50 tribes inhabits the area. Trekking is one of the exciting pleasures of the town. Walk through picturesque environs, if you are lucky you might spot a Neerakunji flower which blooms once in 12 years.
Edakkal caves, Banasura Sagar dam, Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary, Thusharagiri Waterfalls, Thirunelli Temple, Lakkidi View Point, Puliyarmala Jain Temple, Kuruvadweep, Papanashini River and Padinjarathara Dam.
Best time to visit: October to May. Wayanad is also one of the most beautiful places to visit in India during monsoon to enjoy the perks of trekking and other adventure activities.
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