The entire region of Kerala is blessed with scenic landscapes, serene backwaters, timeless beaches, and whatnot. This place holds everyone who comes here looking for tranquility and solitude.
Also popularly called the spice capital of India, Kerala’s landscapes range from beautiful hills in the Western Ghats to calm and serene shores of the Arabian Sea. Kerala must be on every travelers’ list.
Here are the 5 best places in Kerala you can’t afford to miss.
Officially called Alappuzha, Alleppey is the perfect place if you are looking for the beautiful backwaters of Kerala and the houseboats that offer overnight stays. The coastline of Alleppey offers some of the most pristine beaches in the state and these beaches offer water sports too for people who like adventure. The houseboat’s stays and the mesmerizing resorts of the city would make you feel rejuvenated. Don’t forget to try the local Toddy, wine made from palm to give an authentic touch to your stay.
If you are looking for a one-day visit to a place in Kerala, then Munnar is the perfect place for you. It is a beautiful hill station situated at an altitude of 1600 meters between the hills of western ghats on one side and the Arabian Sea on the other. This unique location of Munnar makes it a favorite amongst honeymoon couples in India. Palm-fringed backwaters, scenic waterfalls, sunny beaches, misty mountains, and gushing streams, Munnar has it all that you could cover in a single-day visit.
This city of Kerala is particularly famous for its spice plantations ad wildlife. The region is populated with many natural marvels such as waterfalls, caves, lakes, and dams. Don’t forget to pay a visit to the Muthanga Wildlife Sanctuary which is home to an exquisite variety of flora and fauna.
The place is a haven for wildlife lovers. Here you can spot wildlife species like Bison, Cheetan and spotted Deers, etc. Wayanad is the perfect weekend getaway and is just 80 kilometers away from the nearest airport.
Kochi is the cultural and economic capital of the state. Situated on the southwest coast, the city has a lot of commercial ports and has been the hub for trading since a long time ago. Fondly called the ‘queen of the Arabian Sea’, the city attracts a lot of visitors from around the world.
The city is an amalgamation of different cultures that will leave you surprised. Beaches, Museums, Churches, modern tourist delights, the city offers a lot of places for its travelers to explore.
Situated on the banks of Vembanad Lake, Kerala’s largest lake, Kumarakom is a cluster of many small man-made islands reclaimed from the lake. Famous for its paddy fields, a network of backwaters, and delicious local cuisine, the city will offer you a perfect place to relax and get away from all the chaos.
The pleasant weather, soothing breeze, golden soft sand, and tall coconut trees add more charm to this little piece of paradise. Don’t miss the experience of staying in a houseboat here.
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