Best 5 Places to Visit in Kerala

Tourist places in Kerala

Kerala is a small state on south western coast of India. Even then it covers around 600 Kms of Arabian Sea shoreline. Palm-lined beaches, canals, and backwaters are responsible for making it a popular tourist destination. Thousands of travelers come to Kerala every year to find peace and to enjoy nature’s beauty. Tourists also visit Munnar to see tea, coffee, and spice plantations.

 

Fort Kochi: The most unique and historical attraction of this place is Chinese fishing nets. These nets are around 500 years old and are still being used by local fishermen. The working of these nets is entirely based on physics as lots of forces are involved. You can watch fishermen in action during sunrise and sunset. If lucky, you may get a chance to join their hand while pulling up the net. You can also visit St. Francis Church, popularly known as the first European church in India.

Munnar-Tea Estates
Munnar-Tea Estates

Munnar: It’s a beautiful hill station in Kerala near Kochi and very popular among tourists. You can travel by road from Kochi to Munnar in 4 to 5 hours. Most of the Indian tourists chose this hill station to celebrate their honeymoon. This place is blessed with natural beauty and that’s why people do not miss any chance to visit here and to find inner peace. Some popular tourist places of this hill station are Pothamedu View Point, Meesapulimala, Blossom Park, Attukal Waterfalls, Top Station, and Cheeyappara Waterfalls. If you like flora and fauna, then Eravikulam National Park is a perfect place to visit. Spread over 95 square kilometers this park has got all kinds of flora and fauna.

Varkala: Those who like spending time across seaside, Varkala beach is the best place. It is popular for sports activities such as surfing, boat rising, parasailing, and jet skiing. Tourists can also enjoy horse riding at affordable prices. During sunrise and sunset, this beach looks so serene and aesthetic that you wish to capture the view with your eyes. Tough you can always click some mind blowing pictures with your loved ones and your family using your smartphones.

Alleppey: This place is the heart of Kerala and definitely one of the most favorite tourist destinations in Kerala. What attracts tourists the most is backwaters and houseboats. Visitors can rent houseboats on affordable basis and enjoy their vacation. Couples can rent private boat and enjoy the beauty of surroundings. Famous places to visit are Krishnapuram Palace, Alappuzha Beach, Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary, Marari Beach, and Punnamada Lake.

Kozhikode: The place is famous for historical sites, culture, culinary experiences, and educational institutes. The architecture has strong influences of British and Dutch. It is also known for exotic spices and authentic Malabar cuisine. So, when you visit this place, do not to try Chatti  Pathiri, Kallummakkaya, Dum Biryani, and Dal Halwa. Other tourist attractions include Kallayi, Kappad Beach, Kozhikode Beach, Conolly Canal, Payyoli Beach, and Thusharagiri Waterfalls.

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