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Best tourist places in kerala

5 best tourist places in kerala

What is the place that you usually recall in your mind when you hear words like “gods own country”, yes now let’s take a quick rundown about the top 5 best places to visit in Kerala.Find best Kerala tour packages to plan your journey ahead.

Are you excited! Let’s take your backpack and scroll down to explore each one of the tourist places near kerala in detail.

1)Wayanad

Wayanad” is a popular tourist destination in Kerala which is known for its picturesque views and pleasant climate all throughout the year, it is the only district in Kerala which shares borders with Tamilnadu and Karnataka and hence tourists who visit this place predominantly belongs to these two states only but it beauty makes it one of the best tourist spots in kerala.This place is well connected only through roadways and is not accessible through water or airways. Wayanad is teamed with wide species of flora and fauna and hence people who visit this place will witness the good number of wildlife sanctuaries in this location, and if you are a foodie, then you must try famous biryani served at restaurants located here.Reinvigorate your senses at best Wayanad resorts.

 wildlife sanctuaries

2) Kovalam

Kovalam is a small coastal state situated in the south Indian state of Kerala located 16 km away from Thiruvananthapuram, which is the capital city of Kerala.It is one the best tourist places in kerala.Kovalam houses many tourist attractions in itself, among them beaches in Kovalam attract the significant attention of visitors, the lighthouse beach in Kovalam is the most happening beach which will be seen crowded with tourists all through the day. People usually visit this place for extreme adventure sports activities like paragliding, parasailing, surfing etc and one must not miss the seafood delicacies served at beach shacks lined along the coast.The best way to explore Kovalam is strolling along the beach, one can even avail scooters available from the rent shops lined up along the beach. The biggest attraction in Kovalam other than beaches is “thiruvallam Parashurama temple”.

lighthouse beach

3)Munnar

“Munnar” is a hill station located at 600 feet above the sea level is known for tea and spice plantations. It got its name as it signifies the location which marks the confluence of three rivers. Guided visits to these plantations will be an extremely fascinating and a delightful experience.It is considered as one of the best places to visit in India.

tea plantations

4)Alleppey

 Alleppey is one of the beautiful places in Kerala you must not ignore visiting. People usually visit this place to have the lifetime experience of sailing over the backwaters of Alleppey on houseboats. Alleppey is accredited to have the oldest church in India, Alleppey is teamed up with the good number of ayurvedic spas and resorts which offer ayurvedic therapies for people suffering from rare and chronic illness.Find out Kerala houseboat providers before you continue your journey.It is a great destination for Newly married couples for their honeymoon.

backwaters of Alleppey

5)Thekkady

“Thekkady” is a hill station in Kerala which is situated at an altitude of 1500-1800 metres above the sea level.It is a home to cardamom, vanilla, ginger, nutmeg, tea and coffee plantations. The Periyar tiger reserve at Thekkady is one of the most visited places by tourists, is a natural habitat for wide varieties of flora and fauna. On the northern borders of Periyar tiger reserve, in the dense forests, is the mystical and ancient Mangala Devi temple, this temple which stands at an altitude of 1300 metres above the sea level offers its visitors a peaceful environment to make themselves one with nature. Lake palace resort at tiger reserve is another must to visit places at Thekkady as this resort has a rich historic heritage of serving erstwhile kings of Travancore as their summer retreat.Bamboo rafting, elephant safari strides, boating in an artificial lake at Mulla Periyar dam are some of the popular activities taken up by the tourists at Thekkady.

Periyar tiger reserve