Travel destination in Kerala like Kovalam, Thekkady, Kumarakom, Alleppey, Vagamon, Wayanad is open for domestic tourists. Beaches will be opened for tourism activities by the first week of July. The decision was announced by minister Mohammed Riyas, tourism minister of Kerala. The government allowed tourists who were vaccinated. Many hotels and resorts have reopened in tourist places like Munnar, Thekkady, Kumarakom, Alleppey, etc.
Alleppey tops the list of best tourist attractions in Kerala. The city was titled the ‘Venice of the East. The backwaters in the area are perfect for a houseboat vacation. Go exploring the watery routes. The houseboats are age-old modes of transportation revamped with a plenitude of luxuries equivalent to a 5-star hotel. The scenic landscape is a soothing sight. Watch coconut groves, paddy fields, ducks and lilies, and quaint villages pass by. The cuisines are of note as the fresh produce of the water makes place on your plate. Experience bliss like never before!
Munnar is one of the most beautiful hill stations in Kerala. Snuggled at 6000 feet, the town has an easy charm. The gradient and the salubrious weather of this hill are perfect for tea farming. The hill station has about 80,000 miles of tea plantation. This is undoubtedly one of the best places to visit in Kerala for Tea & Spice plantation tour. The town has an old-world colonial feel to it. Enjoy a relaxing stay in comfortable hotels in Munnar. For adventure-seeking, trekking and camping are definitely exciting. Munnar is a balm to your body, mind, and soul.
Listed among the best destination of Kerala, Kovalam is a beauty and one offering cherished experiences. The place offers a lot to tourists. In addition, the pleasant weather, soothing breeze, golden soft sand, and tall coconut trees add more charm to this little piece of paradise. Also, go swimming or bask in the warm sunshine. Get to enjoy lip-smacking seafood. Soothing Ayurvedic massages are also on offer. Relax sunbathing in the warmth or try out water sports like parasailing, snorkeling, etc. Additionally, there are a number of accommodation options suitable for your family, loved one or for yourself to relax.
One of the top tourist places in Kerala, Fort Kochi is often the gateway to God’s Own Country. The Queen of the Arabian has multiple personalities. The city has history, heritage, and multi-ethnic culture. Perfect for nature lovers, history buffs, and tourists, it is one of the most visited travel destinations in Kerala. Fort Kochi has much to offer, in terms of sights, food, and experiences. With museums, palaces, synagogues, Hindu temples, churches, heritage buildings, art galleries, beaches, Fort Kochi tempts you to go exploring. Do not miss to savor some of the cuisines and bring home souvenirs.
Thekkady ranks among the top places to visit in Kerala. It is natural heaven blessed with wilderness snuggled amid the lush greenery of Western Ghats. The forests of Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary besides the Periyar Lake are a well-known tourist delight. In addition, coffee and spice plantations are truly amazing. Periyar, one among the 27 Tiger Reserves in India is inhabited by almost 35 species of fauna, like elephants, tigers, sambars, gaurs, etc. Also, almost 265 species of birds inhabit the greenery. In addition, you can enjoy the wildness with activities like safari, jungle patrol, bamboo rafting, jungle camp, border hiking, etc.
Wayanad is one of the reasons why Kerala is God’s Own Country. The ‘land of paddy fields in Malayalam, this is one of the greenest places to visit in Kerala. The scenic beauty combined with the thrilling adventures makes it a favorite among visitors. Stay in a treehouse, Wayanad has plenty of them. You can learn about tribal heritage as more than 50 tribes inhabit the area. Trekking is one of the exciting pleasures of the town. Walkthrough picturesque environs, if you are lucky you might spot a Neelakurinji flower that blooms once in 12 years.
Situated near Vembanad Lake, Kumarakom is a tourist paradise. The quiet little hamlet is blessed with alluring sceneries, pleasant weather, and an exotic ecosystem. Kumarakom holds a special spot on the list of best places to visit in Kerala. The backwaters are fringed by coconut grooves, fresh paddy fields, and villages. Houseboat rides are simply relaxing and out of the world. The delightful authentic food of Kerala is a treat that you definitely should not miss. The Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary is one of the must-visit places in Kerala. It is home to many bird species including the migratory visitors, the Siberian storks.
Thrissur the “Cultural Capital of Kerala“is one of the must-visit tourist places in Kerala. Built around a 65-acre hillock, the town is home to several temples, cultural centers, churches, and several colorful cultural festivals. If you want to witness the history, heritage, and culture of Kerala, there is certainly no better place to go. The city was one of the oldest sites of human settlements. There are many relics of megaliths and dolmens belonging to the Neolithic period. The vibrant Thrissur Pooram Festival is one of the major attractions that draw visitors in large numbers.
A city thriving with energy yet co-existing with ancient history, Thiruvananthapuram is among the best tourist places in Kerala. The capital city is one of the most beautiful and greenest cities in India. While the blessed beauty is owing to the beautiful beaches along with serene backwaters fringed by palm and coconut groves. While the historic monuments and revered shrines keep the visitors busy. The Sree Padmanabha Swamy Temple above all is the holiest. The holy abode of Anantha Padmanabha is a source of spiritual bliss. While you enjoy the city pleasures, indulge in water sports, also experience the charming culture of Kerala.
Originally known as Calicut, Kozhikode is a beautiful city in Kerala. Among the must-visit attractions set on the Malabar Coast, the town definitely makes its name. It is well-known as a paradise for those who wish to explore nature and history at its best. From churches, temples, historic monuments to sanctuaries and waterfalls, Kozhikode has everything that one requires to make it a perfect holiday in Kerala. In addition, savor the great blend of different traditions like Arabic and Chinese. Also, the colors of this beautiful amalgam can be witnessed in the food offered by the place. In the meantime do not miss to have a taste of Kozhikode cuisine.