The exceptional natural beauty of Kerala has earned it the name ‘God Own Country”. Embark on an enticing journey to explore the very best of nature’s bounty. Feast your eyes on a thousand shades of green, cloud strewn hills, golden beaches, and tranquil backwaters. Besides abundant natural beauty, Kerala also features a unique culture and heritage that’s worth experiencing. Once you set foot into this natural wonderland, everything else will seem inconsequential. Here are the best places to visit in Kerala:
Alleppey, also known as the “Venice of the East” is an alluring backwater destination famed for its extensive network of backwaters. Cruise the scenic backwater on the beautiful houseboats and soak up the stunning scenery.Best time to visit- September to May
Munnar is a mesmerizing hill station which features more than 80,000 miles of verdant tea plantations. Explore the hypnotic cloud-kissed hills of Munnar while trailing along the tea plantations. Breathe in the untainted mountain air while sipping steaming hot tea, brewed fresh from the plantations. Munnar is among the best Kerala Tourist Places. Best time to visit:- October to March
Beaches are among the top Kerala Tourist Attractions. Kovalam Beach is a stunning, crescent-shaped coastline which is perpetually buzzing with activities. The beach looks picture perfect with a towering lighthouse and rocky cliffs adorned with lush greenery. Kovalam beach is famous for water sports, luxury resorts, sunbathing fests and Ayurveda treatments. Best time to visit:- September to May
Wayanad is a haven for nature lovers and hikers. It features stunning waterfalls, verdant hills and a serene atmosphere that will rejuvenate your senses. Wayanad is the best place to revel amidst the beauty of Nature. Best time to visit:- October to May. However, if you are an adventure enthusiast, the monsoon months i.e. July and August is the best time to visit.
At Thekkady, you can experience nature and wildlife in all its glory. Thekaddy features thick jungles teeming with wildlife such as Elephants, Tigers, Lions, Deer, Bison, and Boars. Boating and wildlife safaris are the best things to do at Thekkady. Best time to visit: - November to May
Kumarakom is beautiful place situated on the banks of the serene Vembanad Lake. It is adorned with verdant coconut grooves, fresh paddy fields, tranquil waterways and mangrove forests. Besides natural beauty, Kumarakom offers a variety of delightful experiences such as cruising, houseboat stay, and fishing. Best time to visit:- September to May
When it comes to Kerala sightseeing, Thrissur holds a special place. Besides stunning natural beauty, the city of Thrissur is the hub of festive celebrations in Kerala such as Onam and Thrissur Pooram. Hence Thrissur is acknowledged at the cultural capital of Kerala. If you want to experience the true essence of Kerala, Thrissur is the place to be. Best time to visit:- October to March. However, you can visit during the months of April-May if you want to enjoy the Thrissur Pooram festivities.