10 Best Places to Visit in Kerala, India

One shouldn’t miss the best places to visit in Kerala!

Kerala has been referred as one of the top destinations to be visited in a lifetime by many tourists from all over the world. From natural beauty to culture and traditions, this state in the south of India does justice to its sobriquet of ‘God’s Own Country’.

Here we make up the 10 must-visit places to visit in Kerala for you.

1. Alleppey/ Alappuzha: With the Arabian Sea on the west and a vast labyrinth of lakes, lagoons and several freshwater rivers crisscrossing it, Alappuzha is a district of immense natural beauty. Referred as the Venice of the East by travelers from around the world, this Backwater Country is also home to diverse range of animals and birds. Alleppey is also famous for its Boat races, Houseboat Holidays, Beaches, Marine Products and Coir Industry. Every year, during August-September, Alleppey wakes up to the pulsating Nehru Cup Snake Boat Race, a water sport unique to Kerala.

2. Munnar: A cup of refreshing and fragrant tea is all it takes to know the essence Munnar. This hill station is one of those places known for the excellent production of this agri-food. A place worth a definite visit.

3. Kumarakom: The village of Kumarakom is a cluster of little islands on the Vembanad Lake, and is part of the Kuttanad region. It also offers visitors Boating and fishing facilities.

4. Wayanad: Also known as the ‘green paradise’, Wayanad lies in between the mountains of the Western Ghats.It is often called the spice garden of the south, the land of paddy fields, and home of monsoon.

5. Thekkady: The place conjures up images of elephants, unending chains of hills and spice scented plantations. The picturesque plantations and hill towns that hold great opportunities for treks and mountain walks are spread across the entire district.

6. Kochi: Spread over a series of islands, Kochi (long known as Cochin) speaks of the old world charm and leisure. The culturally and historically rich port city is the gateway for several visitors to start their tour of Kerala in south India and is considered to be one of the most sought-after destinations in India.

7. Varkala: Varkala is a great place to spend time where the cliffs are next to the Arabian Sea. This place is often visited by tourists looking for authentic Spa and Ayurveda centers.This destination has a wonderful ambiance with lush greenery, deep valleys, and dales, along with beautiful meadows.

8. Kovalam: This enchanting tropical beach of Kerala holds a cult status in the tourist itineraries of Kerala. An erstwhile fishing hamlet has made Kovalam a world-class beach destination today.

9. Vagamon: The enchanting hill station dotted with tea gardens is promising enough to be one of Indias foremost eco-tourism projects and is destined to have a major say among the contemporary holiday resorts in the country.

10: Thrissur: Centrally located in Kerala, Thrissur is known as the “Cultural capital of Kerala” and has been the scene of numerous events of historic and cultural importance. The architectural beauties here have been pulling crowds for years.

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