Kerala – God’s Own City

Are you looking for a place that is full of natural beauty?

If you are after that place that makes you spellbound at first sight, then God’s Own Country called Kerala best fits your bucket list. It has everything that you are expecting from this place. Kerala, the land of nature and mother earth, has astounding things that can make your whole journey memorable.

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Located in South India, Kerala is the coastal state that is full of destinations like fabulous beaches, mountains, perfect and rare wildlife, and most essentially rich culture. So, slow down your pace of life and configure some time for leisurely vacation in Kerala.

Every year, the Southernmost state of India attracts thousands of tourists all around the world in all aspects. So, let’s explore the beauty of Kerala via prominent places so that you don’t forget to visit these places.

Various famous places of Kerala

Munnar- perfect for a romantic honeymoon

So, get ready to feel the chanceless beauty of this place where three famous rivers meet called Kundalay, Mudrapuzha, and Nallathanni. However, it is located at an altitude of 1524 meters near to western ghats.

You can say this place as the birthplace of beauty as it has astounding lush green landscapes, waterfalls, lakes, beautiful forests, and most essentially tea plantations.

On the other hand, it also delivers a spectacular view of lakes and valleys. Some of the major attractions of this place are Eravikulam National park, Tea estates, and abundance of Flora and Fauna.

Fort Kochi

It is also called Gateway of Kerala. In this city, various people have left their mark like British, Dutch, Chinese, Portuguese, etc.

The major attraction of Kochi is its architecture and magnificent historical sites, and to see these things, people all around the world come here. Apart from this, it has a gorgeous amusement park for the children as well called Wonderla Amusement park.

You cannot say that this city is expensive; it has various hotels and homestays that will not make a hole in your pocket.

Kerala Backwaters

 If you want to take relax from a busy life and hectic schedule, then this tranquil place is best suited for you. Here you can take a trip to a beautiful houseboat along the Kerala canals, which is also known as backwaters.

While riding on the houseboat, your whole experience will become more thrilling with chilled beer and Indian food.

Periyar national park

Located in the Thekkady district, this national park is very famous in south India. However, like all other national parks, it also remains open throughout the year. Here you can see wild elephants and on which you can take a 30-minute ride inside the jungle.

The best part is, this place organizes various eco-tourism activities for the visitors so that they can enjoy for the ever-lasting experience.

Kumarakom- the most tranquil place

This place is located near Kottayam, which is one of the prominent and popular attractions of Kerala. This is the bird sanctuary built in 14-acres where you have the chance to see various species of birds. On the other hand, it is also the back-water destination where you can enjoy the ride of a boat.

However, if you want to make yourself relax, then it also offers ayurvedic massage. Even more, it has one famous lake called Vembanad, which is the largest lake in Kerala and longest in entire India. Here an individual can see the sunrise and sunset and feel the real beauty of nature.

Wayanad- the land of heavenly trails

This word means the area of paddy fields in Malayalam. Out of many tourist spots, this place is the greenest spot in Kerala. This place is also called the area of heavenly trails, which is enriched with shiny beauty, a pleasant atmosphere, and vibrant culture.

Some of the famous tourist spots are Thusharagiri waterfalls, Thirunelli temple, Lakkidi viewpoint, P Kuruvadweep, Kabini, and Padinjarathara Dam.

Kovalam- for some beach fun

This beach of Kerala is one of the best beaches which is very famous for numerous celebrations like New Year, ayurvedic treatment, various water sports, and most essentially deep, strong massages.

It is located on the coastline that remains full of various activities. Every year or you can say all round the year, people from all nations, cultures come here and feel the real beauty of this place. Some of the famous attractions here are Vizhinjam fishing harbor, Akkulam lake, Kovalam Jama Masjid, and much more, as the list is endless.

Some other primary attractions of Kerala

  • Vagamon
  • Bekal
  • Kozhikode
  • Varkala
  • Kasargod

What is the perfect time to visit Kerala?

Well, you can visit Kerala all round the year, but if you talk about the best time, then it starts from September to February as the climate is very comfortable with less humidity. However, if you are looking for ayurvedic treatments, then June to August is the perfect time as it is monsoon season.

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