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Tourist places in Kerala

Kerala, often referred to as “God’s Own Country,” is a state located in the southern part of India. It is renowned for its diverse landscapes, rich culture, and unique experiences. Here are some of the top tourist places in Kerala you must visit:

POOVAR

A tranquil island located near Thiruvananthapuram, Poovar offers backwaters, beaches, and a peaceful escape from the city bustle.

Poovar is a small coastal village in the Trivandrum district of Kerala state, South India, and is one of the best places to see in Kerala. This village has a beautiful beach and backwater, which attracts tourists. There you can enjoy the best motor boat cruise, which covers 13.5 km through Beautiful Sceneries, Mangrove forest, forest area, Golden sand Beach, Mother Mary Statue, sea. Floating cottage stay available at Poovar Island Resort

Poovar

KOVALAM

A popular beach destination, Kovalam offers beautiful sandy beaches and palm-fringed shores. It is an ideal place to relax, indulge in water sports, and enjoy the local seafood.

Kovalam is a beach town by the Arabian Sea in Thiruvananthapuram city, Kerala, India, located around 16 km from the city centre. Kovalam is extremely popular among westerners due to shallow waters and low tidal waves. Kovalam has 3 major beaches in its 17 km coastline, known as Light House Beach, Hawa Beach & Samudra Beach. Dinner at the beach restaurant of Vivanta by Taj or seaface restaurant is advisable. Excursion to Kanakumari from Kovalam is possible in a day.

Kovalam
Kovalam Beach

VARKALA

This coastal town is famous for its cliff-top beaches and natural springs. The Papanasam Beach, with its therapeutic waters, and the Janardanaswamy Temple are popular attractions.

Varkala is a coastal town and municipality in Thiruvananthapuram district situated in the Indian state of Kerala. There have enjoying beach. Varkala Beach, also known as Papanasam beach.

Varkala

KOLLAM

Kollam town, the headquarters of Kollam district and Kollam taluk, has a hoary past. It was an international emporium of trade and even now it is a prosperous commercial centre. The town edges with the famous Ashtamudi lake. There are also some good tourist resorts.

Kollam

ALLEPPEY (ALAPPUZHA)

Known for its backwaters and houseboats, Alleppey is a must-visit place in Kerala. You can enjoy a relaxing houseboat cruise through the serene backwaters and witness the beauty of the countryside.

Alappuzha, also known as Alleppey, is the administrative headquarters of Alappuzha District of Kerala state of southern India. A city with picturesque canals, backwaters, beaches, and lagoons, Alleppey, Known as the Venice of the East. There have lot of traditional houseboats of Kerala Style and cruise through the backwaters is the fabulous way to explore the fascinating beauty of backwaters.

Alleppey Backwater

KUMARAKOM

Another backwater destination, Kumarakom is known for its scenic beauty and bird-watching opportunities. You can also visit the Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary.

Kumarakom is a popular tourism destination located near the city of Kottayam, in Kerala, India, famous for its backwater tourism. It is set in the backdrop of the Vembanad Lake, the largest freshwater lake. Visit to Bird sanctuary and village visits are interesting activities.

Kumarakom

MARARI

Mararikulam is a beach village in the district of Alappuzha. Mararikulam is the fertile land of communism and it has a very beautiful beach which is known by the name Marari Beach or Mararikulam beach. There are also some good tourist resorts.

Marari Beach

KOCHI (COCHIN)

This vibrant city is a blend of historical and modern attractions. Fort Kochi is famous for its colonial architecture, Chinese fishing nets, and the Mattancherry Palace. Also, don’t miss the cultural performances at the Kerala Kathakali Centre.

Kochi, also known as Cochin, is a major port city on the south west coast of India by the Laccadive Sea and is part of the district of Ernakulam in the state of Kerala. Here you can see the St Francis Church; the oldest Church in India, 500 year old Portuguese Houses, Chinese fishing nets, 16th century Synagogue, Jew Town and Mattancherry Palace built by Portuguese. This Palace contains some of India’s most beautiful murals. Also you can do shopping at Lulu Mall, the biggest mall in cochin.

Fort Kochi

ATHIRAPALLY

Athirapally Waterfalls is located at the entrance of Sholayar ranges, the major host town is Chalakkudy, this waterfall is one of the major picnic spots of Kerala. Affording to the onlookers, one of the most bewitching sights, Athirapally water Falls is 80 feet high and located exactly in the forest area. Combined with the natural greenery. Beautiful waterfalls of Athirappally another one is Vazhachal located just five km apart.

Athirapally Waterfalls

GURUVAYUR

Guruvayur, also written as Guruvayoor or Gurupavanapuri, is a municipal town in Thrissur District, of Kerala State in India. It houses the famous Guruvayur Sree Krishna Temple, the fourth biggest temple in India in terms of the number of devotees per day. Punnathoor fort with more than 50 temple elephants is a sightseeing point.

Punnathoor fort

MUNNAR

Famous for its lush green tea plantations, Munnar is a picturesque hill station and a popular honeymoon destination. It offers stunning views, pleasant weather, and opportunities for trekking and nature walks.

Munnar is a town and hill station located in the Idukki district of the southwestern Indian state of Kerala. On the way to Munnar you can see tea gardens spread like a green carpet over hundreds of kilometers, lush green hills, a place so difficult to describe, very low population too far from pollution, most of the area covered by Tata tea, Mattupetty, Eco-Point, Tea Museum, Pothamedu etc.also you can visit small waterfalls, known as Cheyyappara. enjoy boating in the Lake also.

Munnar

THEKKADY

If you love wildlife and nature, Thekkady is the place for you. It is home to the Periyar National Park, where you can go for a boat safari to spot elephants, tigers, and various bird species.

Thekkady is the location of Periyar National Park, which is an important tourist attraction in Kerala. Thekkady, is South India’s most popular wild life sanctuary, its home to bison, wild elephant, boar, languor, the great Indian tiger and more. There have boat cruise in the Lake to watch wild animals are an option. Go to see the rare species of plants and animals. Visit spice plantations like cardamom, cinnamon, pepper, coffee, tea estates. You can experience Elephant ride, Bamboo Rafting and Trekking at Thekkady.

Thekkady

CALICUT

The University of Calicut is an affiliating university located at Thenjipalam in Malappuram district of Kerala state in India. It was in Calicut that the great voyager Vasco Da Gama landed in the 14th century in his quest for spices thus putting it on the world map. Beypore, a prominent port and fishing harbour of ancient Kerala. Visit fish markets or venture into town and visit the Sweet Meat Street and the many colourful shops. Visit the Boat yards in Beypore which have been building vessels since early centuries for legendary sea men. The astounding feature is the way in which the boats are built wherein the skilled craftsmen build boats based on just experience-without any drawings or charts. You could also visit century old tile factory.

WAYANAD

This green paradise is known for its natural beauty, wildlife sanctuaries, and spice plantations. Visit the Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary, Banasura Sagar Dam, and the ancient Edakkal Caves.

Wayanad District is a district in the north-east of Kerala state, India with headquarters at the town of Kalpetta. Wayanad, set in the picturesque Western Ghats and mountains at an altitude of about 2000 meters above sea level. Littered with tropical rain forests, dense hills, rolling paddy fields, spice plantations and valleys, Wayanad is a hitherto undiscovered location offering breathtaking views. There visit Edakkal, visit Soojippara Waterfall, Visit Banasuram Dam, Muthanga wild Life sanctuary. It is a rain forest reserve connected to two other major sanctuaries: Bandipur National Park in Karnataka and Mudumalai Sanctuary in Tamil Nadu.

Wayanad

HOUSEBOAT

Kettuvallam is a house boat widely used in the Indian state of Kerala. These have thatched roof covers over wooden hulls. The traditional kettuvallam is mainly used for promoting Kerala tourism. Cruise through the back waters is the fabulous way to explore the fascinating beauty of backwaters.

Houseboat

VAGAMON

A hill station with rolling meadows and lush landscapes, Vagamon is an excellent spot for trekking, paragliding, and nature walks.

Vagamon

These are just a few of the many amazing places to visit in Kerala. Each destination has its unique charm and cultural significance, making Kerala a delightful experience for any traveler.

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