Top 10 destinations in Kerala that you must visit

Top 10 destinations in Kerala that you must visit

The mesmerizing beauty of Kerala can’t be described in one page. Kerala has so many enchanting places that you can easily write a book. Kerala is one of the vibrant states in India which is situated in the coastal area of Arabian sea. Kerala is often as “God’s Own Country” and is a prominent tourist spot. Here, we are mentioning top 10 destinations in Kerala that you must visit.

1. Munnar: Indubitably, Munnar popular hill stations in Kerala. Situated at an elevation of 1600 m, Munnar was the summer resort erstwhile British Government in South India. Some of the popular attractions in Munnar are TATA tea museum, rose garden, Kundala lake, Attukal waterfalls, Eravikulam National Park, etc. Munnar is considered as a popular Kerala Honeymoon destination for its serenity and scenic beauty.

2. Alleppey: Alleppey (Alappuzha) is a popular backwater destination in Kerala which is famous for houseboat rides. Here, you can find many enchanting houseboats in Kerala which are loaded with all the facilities and amenities. Alleppey is also known as “Venice of the East”. Apart from houseboat, you can Kerala Ambalapuzha Krishna temple and mannarasala naga temple haripad here. enjoy the warm affection coconut and palm trees and can drink a lot of fresh coconut water.

3. Thiruvananthapuram: Thiruvananthapuram is the capital city of Kerala which is crammed with many attractions. The famous places of interest in Thiruvananthapuram are Shri Padmanabha Swamy Temple, Poovar Island, Agastya Mala, Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace, The Zoological Park, Napier Art Museum & Gallery, Chowara Beach and so on. The Padmanabha Swamy Temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu and it is situated in the heart of the city.

4. Kovalam: Kovalam is another popular destination of Kerala which is situated 16 km away from Trivandrum. There are three beaches and they are the Lighthouse, Hawah and Samurda. Here, you may find many exhilarating water sports activities like skiing, swimming, surfing, and kayaking.

5. Kochi: Kochi is known as "Queen of Arabian Sea" and is thronged with many noteworthy attractions such as appealing backwaters, Willingdon Island, Ernakulam city, Kumbalangi, Mattancherry Palace, Jewish Synagogue, Museum of Kerala History, Bastion Bungalow etc.. Fort Cochin is another prime attraction for the tourists and this is situated just 8 km away from the Ernakulam town.

6. Wayanad: Wayanad means land of paddy field in Malayalam. This place is famous for its culture, tradition, and otherworldly beauty. There are many places that you can enjoy here and they are edakkal caves, banasura sagar dam, Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary, Lakkidi, Thusharagiri Waterfalls, Kalpetta, and Sentinel Rock Falls. Wayanad is a popular trekking destination for the trekking lovers.

7. Kumarakom: Kumarakom is another mesmerizing place in Kerala which can easily captivate the mind and heart of the tourists with its scenic beauty. This place is situated near Vembanad lake and is a popular backwater destination in Kerala. Popular places around Kumarakom are Kumarakom backwater, Aruvikkuzhi waterfall, Juma Masjid, Thirunakkara Mahadeva Temple, Vembanad Lake, Bay Island Driftwood Museum, Valiyapally, Cheriyapally, and Kumarakom Beach.

8. Bekal: Bekal is situated in the Kasargod district of Kerala. The place is famous for “Bekal fort” which is a popular travel destination place in Kerala. This is an ideal movie shooting place and many Indian movies like Rang de basanti are filmed on the premises of the fort. Bekal is top three honeymoon places in South India . Ananthapura Temple, Valiyaparamba Backwaters, Bekal Beach, Mallikarjuna Temple, Chandragiri Fort, Kappil Beach, Nileswaram, Bekal Hole Aqua Park, and Pallikere Beach are some places that you must visit here.

9. Kozhikode: Kozhikode is also known as Calicut is famous for its cultural, traditional, historical and culinary excellence. Vasco da Gama in his search for spices and other trades came to Calicut first, who was later followed by the English and Dutch. The National Institute of Technology and the Indian Institute of Management have their campuses here which offer higher education to the aspirants. The famous tourist places in Kozhikode are Mananchira, Conolly Canal, Hilite Mall, Kallayi, Tali Temple, Kappad Beach, Kozhikode Beach, Thusharagiri Waterfalls, Sargaalaya, Payyoli Beach, Kozhippara Falls, and Matri Dei Cathedral. In Kozhikode, you will find some scrumptious dishes like Dum Biryani, Kallummakkaya, Chatti Pathiri, and Dal Halwa.

10. Guruvayur: Guruvayur is one of the most spiritual and sacred places in Kerala. This is located in Thrissur district. Though it is a small town, still a perfect tourist spot in Kerala. Some interesting places in Guruvayur are Guruvayur Sree Vishnu Temple, Mammiyoor Temple, and St. Thomas Church. Guruvayur is 87 km away from Cochin International Airport.

These are the top 10 destinations in Kerala that you must visit. Many travel and tour operators offer lucrative Kerala tour packages which cover all these places. If you want spend some days in Kerala, then contact any tour operator and ask for the best prices.


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