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Top 10 Places To Visit In Kerala

August 5, 2017

Top 10 Places To Visit In Kerala

1. Munnar

Munnar is also blessed with natural view-points apart from the tea-plantations. Munnar is divided into Old Munnar, where the tourist information office is, and Munnar, where the bus station and most guest houses are located.

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Famous for: Hill station, Landscape, Tea Estates, Flora, Fauna

Major Attractions: Eravikulam National Park, Tea Estates and Anamudi.

Nearby Places: Chalakudy, Thekkady.

Ideal Visit Time: 2-3 days.

Popular tourist attractions: TATA Tea Museum, Meesapulimala , Blossom Park, Pothamedu ViewPoint, Life of Pi Church, Attukal Waterfalls, Cheeyappara Waterfalls, Top Station, Marayoor Dolmens, Indo Swiss Dairy Farm, Kundala Lake, Lockhart Gap, Mattupetty Dam, Anamudi, and Eravikulam National Park .

Best time to visit: October to March

Nearest airport: Kochi Airport, at a mere distance of 143 km from the hill station.

Nearest railway station: Aluva Railway Station, which is 110 km away from Munnar.

2. Kumarakom

Kumarakom features one of Kerala's most scenic lakes as the backdrop and serves as a gateway to the area's famous backwaters. Boat rides set off from the town and take in a smorgasbord of tropical scenery and exotic wildlife, appealing to outdoorsy types on a Kumarakom vacation.

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Famous for: Backwaters, Nature, Houseboats.

Major Attraction: Vembanad Lake.

Nearby Places: Alleppey, Thekkady.

Ideal Visit Time: 2 days

Popular tourist attractions: Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary, Kumarakom Backwaters, Aruvikkuzhi waterfall, Juma Masjid, Thirunakkara Mahadeva Temple, Vembanad Lake, Bay Island Driftwood Museum, Valiyapally, Cheriyapally, Kumarakom Beach, and Pathiramal Island .

Best time to visit: September to May

Nearest airport: Kochi Airport is 85 km away from Kumarakom.

Nearest railway station: Kottayam Railway Station is 16 km away.

3. Thekkady

 Thekkady is a popular wild life sanctuary preserving various species of animals including elephants, tigers, sambars, gaurs and the very rare lion tailed macaques. The forest is situated on the banks of the lake, Periyar. Of the 777 sq kms of area, 360 sq km has been taken up by the thick evergreen forest. Thekkady and boating is the favorite past time for most tourist who visits Thekkady.

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Famous for: Backwaters, Wildlife, Elephant rides.

Major Attraction: Periyar National Park.

Nearby Places: Alleppey, Kumarakom.

Ideal Visit Time: 1-2 days.

Popular tourist attractions: Besides 9 must visit places in Thekkady, there are Periyar Lake, Kadathanadan Kalari Centre, Elephant Junction, Deepa World Spice and Ayurvedic Garden, Kumily, Ramakkalmedu, Mullaperiyar Dam, Periyar Tiger Trail, Mudra Cultural Centre, Vandiperiyar, Chellarkovil, Murikkady, and Vandanmedu.

Best time to visit: November to early-May

Nearest airport: Madurai Airport is just 136 km away.

Nearest railway station: Kottayam Railway Station is 114 km away.

4. Varkala

Varkala in Kerala is a amazing beach with a little seaside and a high high cliff part which is complete of action and is among the best seaside places in Kerala. Varkala also is unique as a important pilgrim of the Hindus and the beach called Papanasham which translates into was away your sins is supposed to be the best place to look at the sunset. Varkala, who wish to have a less crowded beach vacation than that in nearby Kovalam. The unique and amazing destinations of varkala is one of the best cases for the appeal of God’s Own Country.

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Famous for: Beaches, Cliffs, Landscape.

Major Attractions: Varkala beach and cliffs.

Nearby Places: Thiruvananthapuram, Kovalam, Paravur.

Ideal Visit Time: 2 days.

Popular tourist attractions: Varkala Beach, Janardhan Temple, Sivagiri Muth, Kappil Lake, Papanasam Beach, Janardan Swami Temple, Vishnu Temple, Anjengo Fort, Sarkara Devi Temple, Varkala Tunnel, and Kaduvayil Thangal Dargah.

Best time to visit: August to mid-May

Nearest airport: Trivandrum International Airport is 53 km away.

Nearest railway station: Varkala Sivagiri Railway Station is well within the city limits.

5. Kovalam

 Kovalam is the Samudra beach and Hawah beach is in the middle of Kovalam. Three beaches at Kovalam are divided the rocky formations that is projecting out to the sea. The bigger one is known as Light House Beach and the second biggest in the Hawah beach. Best places to visit in Kerala in December and January for New Year celebrations.

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Famous for: Beaches, Nature, and Rivers.

Major Attraction: Kovalam beach

Nearby Places: Thiruvananthapuram, Varkala.

Ideal Visit Time: 2 days.

Popular tourist attractions: Lighthouse Beach , Hawah Beach, The Lighthouse, Samudra Beach, Thiruvallam Parasurama Temple, Vizhinjam Marine Aquarium, Halcyon Castle, Akkulam Lake, Vizhinjam Fishing Harbor, Kovalam Jama Masjid, Vellayani Lake, Karamana River, Aruvikkara, Rock Cut Caves, and Valiathura Pier.

Best time to visit: September to May

Nearest airport: Trivandrum International Airport is mere 15 km away.

Nearest railway station: Trivandrum Railway Station is just 14 km away.

6.  Kochi (Coachin)

Kochi (Cochin) is in central kerala and it is easy to get to most of the tourist places in Kerala from Kochi , the primary reason because of which Kochi is the starting point for most of the Kerala tour packages. Though the tourist destination is known as Kochi, Kochi with a mix of british, portugese and dutch cultures spread all across.

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Famous for: Backwaters, Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica, bicycle.

Nearby Places: Kumarakom

7. Thiruvananthapuram

Thiruvananthapuram means The City of Lord Anantha is of historical importance and has many stories to unfold. Thiruvananthapuram owes a lot to Padmanabha Swamy Temple – for the charm, fame and the name. Thiruvananthapuram which is the capital city of Kerala is a blend of serenity and city life.

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Famous for:  Goddess Bhagavathi, Kovalam Beach, Napier Museum

Major Attraction: The zoological park, Kovalam Beach

Nearby Places: Kovalam, Anjengo / Anchuthengu Fort,Olakkay Aruvi Waterfalls (Near Kanyakumari)

8. Alleppey

Its backwater trips, houseboat stays, and serene beauty attract a fair number of people to its territory. In fact it is the most popular place to experience Kerala’s backwaters.

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Popular tourist attractions: Alappuzha Beach, Krishnapuram Palace , Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary , Marari Beach, Revi Karunakaran Museum, Marari Beach , Punnamada Lake, Pathiramanal, and Sri Krishna Temple in Ambalappuzha. The Snake Boat Race in Alleppey is another crowd puller.

Best time to visit: September to mid-May                                                                                                                           

Nearest airport: Kochi Airport, which is 53 km away from the city.                            

Nearest railway station: Alleppey Railway Station; it is well within the city limits.

9. Wayanad

Wayanad is one of the greenest places to visit in Kerala. Enriched with godly beauty, serene atmosphere and rich culture, Wayanad is a perfect mix of nature and man-made heritage. After all, the place is famous for its richness in cultures, traditions and tribal heritage. Small, unnamed waterfalls, that line the city haphazardly, add to the place’s charm.


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Popular tourist attractions: Besides top 10 tourist places in Wayanad, there are Thusharagiri Waterfalls, Thirunelli Temple, Banasura Hill, Lakkidi View Point, P Kuruvadweep, Puliyarmala Jain Temple, Kabini, Papanashini River and Padinjarathara Dam.

Best time to visit: October to May; adventure enthusiasts should visit during the monsoon months of July and August to enjoy the perks of trekking and other adventure activities.

Nearest airport: Karipur International Airport at Calicut is just 95 km away.

Nearest railway station: Kozhikode Railway Station, which is 72 km away from Wayanad.

10.Bekal

Bekal is specially known for its famous Bekal Fort, which is rated amongst the best tourist places in Kerala. Many Indian movies, like Rang De Basanti, are filmed in the fort premises. The sea breeze passing through your hair, the pleasant weather and good company are key ingredients to have good time in Bekal. Owing to exotic beauty and serenity, Bekal is among the top three honeymoon places in South India.

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Popular tourist attractions: Bekal Fort, Ananthapura Temple, Valiyaparamba Backwaters, Bekal Beach, Mallikarjuna Temple, Chandragiri Fort, Kappil Beach, Nileswaram, Bekal Hole Aqua Park, and Pallikere Beach.

Best time to visit: September to May

Nearest airport: Bajpe Airport is nearest at 72 km.

Nearest railway station: Kasaragod Railway Station is just 12 km from Bekal.

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