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Kerela - Sea Beaches & Hills - India

The Backwater Hot Spot- Alleppey

Alleppey one of the best places to visit in Kerala. Alleppey backwater trips, houseboat stays, and calm beauty attract a fair number of tourists to its region. Actually Alleppey, it is the most popular place to experience some offbeat Kerala backwaters. Lord Curzon’s description of Alleppey as the Venice of the East is not hyperbole. Alleppey houseboat vacation is what visitors and tourists look for on their visit to Alleppey. There are lakes filled with water lilies which make Alleppey one of the best tourist places in Kerala.

Best Time To Visit: September to May
Nearest Airport: Kochi Airport
Nearest Railway Station: Alleppey Railway Station.

Munnar

Munnar is very famous hill stations in Kerala, Munnar is one of the best tourist places and once the summer capital for the British, Munnar sightseeing attracts tourists from all over the world. Having 80,000 miles of tea plantation, misty valleys, and low-flying clouds, Munnar is a hill station that has become one of the finest tourist places in Kerala. sweet bungalows, comfortable homestays and prolific hotels and resorts in Munnar, make it the most romantic destination even among the top places to visit in Kerala.

Popular places of Attractions: Pothamedu ViewPoint, Life of Pi Church, Attukal Waterfalls, Cheeyappara Waterfalls, Top Station, Marayoor Dolmens, Indo Swiss Dairy Farm, Kundala Lake, Lockhart Gap, Mattupetty Dam, Anamudi, Eravikulam National Park, TATA Tea Museum, Meesapulimala, Blossom Park.
Nearest Airport: Kochi Airport
Nearest Railway Station: Aluva Railway Station.


Kumarakom – The calm Places

Situated near Vembanad Lake, Kumarakom is a quiet little small town with fascinating sceneries, pleasant weather with exotic flora and fauna making it one of the loveliest tourist places in Kerala. Kumarakom known for its backwaters and deliciously fresh coconuts. There is a lot to do and have fun from boating, cruising, Kumarakom houseboat stay, and fishing.
Kumarakom holds a extraordinary mark in the list of best of Kerala’s sightseeing places. The tempting waterways, decorated lakes, aromatic coconut grooves, fresh paddy fields, thick mangrove forests.

Best Time To Visit: September to May
Nearest Airport: Kochi Airport
Nearest Railway Station: Kottayam Railway Station


Wayanad – The Land Of Heavenly Trails

Wayanad meaning is the land of paddy fields in Malayalam. Wayanad, one of the greenest tourist places, enrich with natural beauty, calm atmosphere and rich culture, Wayanad, the place is famous for its richness in cultures, traditions, and tribal heritage. Covered with the lush green vegetation, Wayanad is one of the most refreshing forest places to visit in Kerala.

Attractions: Thusharagiri Waterfalls, Thirunelli Temple, Banasura Hill, Lakkidi View Point, Puliyarmala Jain Temple, Kabini, Papanashini River, and Padinjarathara Dam.

Nearest Airport: Karipur International Airport at Calicut
Nearest Railway Station: Kozhikode Railway Station

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Thekkady – Wildlife blessed

Thekkady is paradise hidden in thick forests and wild vegetation and this is exactly what it makes one of the best forest tourist places in Kerala. Extinct species of animals including tigers, sambars, gaurs, and lion-tailed macaques can be seen here. Also, there are elephants, lions, deers, bison, boars, and the Great Indian tigers. perhaps, the most privileged among Kerala’s tourist places, Thekkady boasts of abundant beauty and exotic wildlife.
Its trekking path from Moozhiyar to Thekkady Gavi is one of the most admired trails in South India. Boating and wildlife watching are two of the favorite pastimes in Thekkady.
Tourist Attractions in the area are Periyar Lake, Kadathanadan Kalari Centre, Elephant Junction, Deepa World Spice, and Ayurvedic Garden, Kumily, Ramakkalmedu, Mullaperiyar Dam, Periyar Tiger Trail, Mudra Cultural Centre, Vandiperiyar, Chellarkovil, Murikkady, and Vandanmedu.

Nearest Airport: Madurai Airport
Nearest Railway Station: Kottayam Railway Station


Kovalam – Beach life

Kovalam beach, one of the beash famous for its New Year celebrations, deep strong massages, Ayurvedic treatments, sunbathing, and water sports like parasailing. It has a crescent-shaped coastline which is always lively with activities. People from all over the world come together and add to the beauty of the place.

Places to make visits are Lighthouse Beach, Hawa Beach, The Lighthouse, Samudra Beach, Thiruvallam Parasurama Temple, Vizhinjam Marine Aquarium, Halcyon Castle, Akkulam Lake, Vizhinjam Fishing Harbor, Vellayani Lake, Karamana River, Aruvikkara, Rock Cut Caves, and Valiathura Pier.

Nearest Airport: Trivandrum International Airport
Nearest Railway Station: Trivandrum Railway Station

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Vagamon

Enchanting hill station called Vagamon which is hidden from all the hoopla and surprisingly is one of the best places to visit in Kerala. decked with magical meadows, mystical gardens, beautiful dales, aromatic tea plantations, and misty valleys, Vagamon hills has definitely earned its place among the best tourist places in Kerala. The fresh air and perfectly manicured gardens of Vagamon are a breath of fresh air.

Famous Attractions: Thangal Hill, Murugan Hill, Kurisumala, Vagamon Pine Forest, Barren Hills, The Pattumala Church, Vagamon Lake, Mundakayam Ghat, Vagamon Falls, and Maramala Waterfalls.

Nearest Airport: Kochi International Airport
Nearest Railway Station: Kottayam Railway Station

Bekal – Paradise On Earth

Bekal is particularly known for its famous Bekal Fort, which is amongst the best places to visit in Kerala. The sea breeze and pleasant weather are key ingredient to have a good time in Bekal. Owing to exotic beauty and serenity, Bekal is among the top three honeymoon places in South India.

Places to visits are : Bekal Fort, Ananthapura Temple, Valiyaparamba Backwaters, Bekal Beach, Mallikarjuna Temple, Chandragiri Fort, Kappil Beach, Nileswaram, Bekal Hole Aqua Park, and Pallikere Beach.

Nearest Airport: Bajpe Airport
Nearest Railway Station: Kasaragod Railway Station.


Kozhikode

Kozhikode, also known as Calicut, is one of the most active commercial cities in Kerala, famous for its culture, historical sites, educational institutions, and culinary experiences. The architecture of the city has strong influences of the Dutch and the British.

Attractions: Mananchira, Conolly Canal, Hilite Mall, Kallayi, Tali Temple, Kappad Beach, Kozhikode Beach, Thusharagiri Waterfalls, Sargaalaya, Payyoli Beach, Kozhippara Falls, and Matri Dei Cathedral.

Nearest Airport: Karipur International Airport in Calicut
Nearest Railway Station: Kozhikode Railway Station is well within the city limits.