The sprawling lush greenery and the magnificent backwaters alone justify why this beautiful piece of land is indeed called God’s Own Country. From relaxing in a traditional houseboat away from all the commotion, witnessing age old art forms including Kathakali and Kalripayyattu to taking a stroll in the scenic tea estates in Munnar accompanied by fresh morning dew, Kerala has it all.
The ‘Venice of the East’ as described by Lord Curzon lives up to its reputation with finesse. Adorned with beautiful beaches and lagoons, Alleppey is best known for its sparkling backwaters. A house boat ride in these backwaters has almost become synonymous to the face of tourism in Kerala.
The second most urbanized city in Kerala nestled along an expansive shoreline boasts of some of the suave beached in the state. Best known for its culinary prowess, the inviting aromas from the kitchen is bound to get your tummy rumbling. A place with lot of political and traditional history, Calicut stands tall among the rustling waves.
Welcome to the land of Chinese fishing nets. A city bustling with activities, it opens out multiple avenues for tourism. From taking a stroll on the famous water front promenade on Marine Drive leading to the Rainbow Bridge to exploring the ancient Jewish traditions in Fort Cochin, this city has welcomed a pilgrimage of tourists over the years. Being the best shopping arena in the state, Cochin has a multi cultural character which is found to be very pleasing to the visitors.
The ancient city of Kollam is a beautiful place with a shade of green throughout. With sprawling backwaters and the intricately designed Chinese nets visible at scenic locations, Kollam makes for a great vacation spot. The Kollam Fort is highly regarded as a monument of historic prominence.
Fondly called the ‘Paradise of the South’, Kovalam receives a huge number of International Tourists who have been attracted to the magnificence of this place. The Kovalam Beach stands testimony to the aesthetic appeal of the place. ‘Kovalam’ meaning a grove of coconut trees easily lives up to its reputation as it would be extremely difficult to find a place without any coconut trees in the vicinity.
You must have noticed the beautiful green tea estates on the packaging of tea and coffee products. Chances are very high that it is Munnar. And now, since you know the place it just gets easier to revel in the beauty of Munnar. The most sought after Hill Station in Kerala, Munnar is a lovely tourist destination.
Ever wanted to go bamboo rafting or on a boat cruise through a river deep in the jungle. Look nowhere else as Thekkady is the best place for that. With abundance in wildlife and natural forests, this is a must see place for all the adventure seeking tourists.
The cultural capital of the state is best known for Thrissur Pooram- a huge festival that commences in the month of May. It is home to one of the most beautiful waterfalls in the country-Athirapally. With innumerable movies shot in this area, Athirapilly has occupied a prominent spot on the national tourism map
A beautiful town situated towards the North of Kerala, Wayanad is peppered with scenic places of tourist interests. From the picturesque Kuruva islands, the Muthanga wildlife sanctuary to the Edakkal Caves containing monolithic inscriptions from the stone age, Wayanad promises to enthral!
The splendid network of perennial rivers that weaves Kerala together gives it the feel of a perfect vacation destination!