Kerala Tourist Places


Located in the tropical Malabar Coast in Southern India, Kerala is a beautiful tour destination with many splendid and interesting tourist places. The state has innumerable number of exquisite places including the waterfalls, backwaters, hill stations, tea gardens, beaches, wildlife parks, cities and town, historical forts and palaces, temples, churches, lakes, artifacts, handicrafts, heritage hotels and resorts, Ayurveda therapy centers, dance forms, cultural fairs and festivals and many more. Kerala is truly one such state in Kerala which you cannot miss to visit once in your lifetime.

Some of the important Kerala tourist places to visitare highlighted as below:

Munnar: Known for its splendid location and refreshing natural beauty, surrounded with sprawling tea gardens, Munnar is a renowned hill station that makes to the list of the top tourist places in Kerala. It has many interesting attractions and some of the few that are highly visited by tourists are CSI CHURCH, Echo Point, Marayoor, Chithirapuram, Mattupetty Dam, Tata Tea Museum, Attukal Waterfalls, Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary, Cheeyappara Waterfalls, Kundala Lake, Pothamedu View Point, Rajamalai Wildlife Sanctuary, Power House Waterfalls, Lakkam Waterfalls and Nyayamkadu Waterfalls.

Thekkady: Thekkady is delightfully located in the Idduki district and is a famous stopover for nature lovers and wildlife enthusiasts. The place is renowned for its rich flora and fauna, thus it tops the list of the wildlife parks and sanctuaries in Kerala. Other interesting attractions to visit here in Thekkady are Kumily, Murikkady, Pandikuzhi, Mangala Devi Temple, Vandiperiyar, Chellarkovil, The Sanctuary Watch Towers, etc. It is also known for boat trip, where one can enjoy the magnifying glory of the nature and the wildlife view from close point.

Cochin: Nestled in the South west coast of Indian Peninsula it is the gorgeous state in the god’s own country, Kerala. It is also called as the Queen of the Arabian Sea and referred as the gateway to Kerala. Located on the southwest coast of India it covers an area about 36.63 sq ml and most of the city is nearby the sea. As we all know that Kerala is a paradise to the south, being such it offers numerous attractions and breathe taking views all around. So do not be indecisive in making the right choice infact, grab one of the packages that fit your budget and step in to such a wonderful place.

Alleppey: Alleppey or Allappuzha is a popular picturesque tourist place in Kerala known for its exquisite tourism attractions. Alleppey also known as the Venice of the East is an enchanting destination in the South Indian state of Kerala. It is immensely blessed with tranquil backwaters and lakes, scenic beaches, blue lagoons and lush green paddy fields and swaying coconut and palm trees. Kuttanad is an interesting tour place and some of the alluring attractions to visit here are Alleppey backwaters, Mullackal Temple, Krishnapuram Palace and Aruthunkal.

Kumarakom: Kumarakom is one of the well known backwater destination in kerala, god’s own country. Addressed near the city of Kottayam at a distance of 16 km it is famous for its backwater tourism. It is a holidayer’s paradise and the place offers its own beauty and charm. It is a great place of tourist interest especially for the romantic couples. Kumarakom is known as a honeymoon destination and of course a dream destination for newly married brides. It is a small cluster of Islands on the Vembanad Lake. Kumarakom is a part of Kuttanad region and it is the most visited place in Kerala. It is an enchanting backwater destination offering boating facilities and other activities.

Kovalam: Kovalam is a renowned beach town located at a distance of 14 kms from Trivandrum City, the capital of Kerala, India. It is a world famous for its azure beaches where tourists come to bask in the glory of the sun or enjoy fun-filled moments to take pleasure or the heavenly atmosphere or soak in pristine water of the beach taking on adventurous as well as exciting aqua sports. Kovalam is truly an amazing beach resort where one can enjoy moments of lifetime with full of joy and bliss.

Trivandrum: Trivandrum is a capital city of Kerala beautifully located in the southernmost tip of Indian. It covers an area about 2192 sq. km and bounded by the Western Ghats in the east and Arabian Sea on the west. It is one of the tourist spot andregarded as the most populous city of the god’s own country. Being such an attractive destination it captivates more than thousands of tourist from the entire world through the weekend. The word Thiruvananthapuram has a great meaning that is “Abode of Lord Ananta”. Trivandrum is well known as a home of various educational institutions and also declared to be one among the greenest cities in India. Trivandrum is also a home to rich cultures, traditions and scientific institutions. It is a worth visiting place once in your lifetime.

Wayanad: Beautifully snuggled in between deep valleys and lofty ridges, Wayanad offers you some cozy moments in the arms of nature.

Guruvayoor: Guruvayoor is one of the popular pilgrimage destinations for Hindus in South India. Located in the Thrissur district in kerala state of India it is highly known for its unique tourism. The word Guruvayoor is derived from Sanskrit meaning a bustling pilgrim town. Nestled in the state of god’s own country it is really a captivating and hot spot for the tourists. We all know that Kerala is referred as the paradise to the south and it never fails in presenting such paradise around the place among which these destinations are the best examples of the place. Guruvayoor is also known as the Dwaraka of the south and one of the attractive forms of Lord Vishnu.

Athirappilly: Athirappally is one of the best places to visit in the god’s own country. It is a land of lush green forests, exhilarating rivers and thrilling waterfalls. The place holds the largest waterfalls in the south Indian state Kerala. It is a great place of tourist interest and it’s a perfect place where you can get close with the nature. Athirappally is a finest spot to be in kerala tourism and it is an all season destination. It is located about 60 away from Thrissur, 55 km from Cochin International Airport, and 30 km from Chalakudy town and 70 km from north east of Kochi. It is nestled in Thrissur district and the most scenic place to visit.

Varkala: Varkala is a quiet beach resort on the outskirts of Thiruvanthapuram. It has admirable virgin beaches that are its USP, making it an adopted destination for those absent to stay away from the crowds at Kovalam. There are more attractions apart from its attractive beaches. This temple town has a 2000 year old Vishnu Temple and the acclaimed ashram- Sivagiri Mutt, which draws bags of admirer’s every year making it an accepted pious destination.