Nestled between the Arabian Sea on the west and the Western Ghats on the east, Kerala is a lifetime destination for tourists from India and abroad.
Right from the endless beauty of surging hills of Vagamon and Munnar, beautiful palm edged beaches of Varkala and Kovalam to the breathtaking wildlife and bird sanctuaries, the place is blessed with ample of things that bowled over the tourists from around the world.
The diverse cultures and geographical features make Kerala so called wonder on the earth and add on in boosting the Kerala tourism. Every year, lots of tourists from around the globe visit this captivating state of India for vacation.
Kerala has everything you may travel far to witness. Just one visit to this paradise on earth and you will yourself identify why this place has many wonderful epithets attached to it.
Here are a few highlights that you must not miss while travelling to Kerala:
Bekal Fort Beach - Picturesque Seashore with a Magnificent Historic Fort
Located in Kasargod district, Bekal Fort Beach is also acknowledged as Pallikere Beach. Offering breathtaking views of the ancient Bekal fort, this pictorial seashore is around three and a half centuries old. You can relax your soul, mind and body by laying down on the sea shore and also capture some picture perfect clicks.
Kumarakom – A Destination for Peace Seekers
Kumarakom is one of the famous peaceful holiday destinations that take travelers away from the hustle and bustle of the city life. It holds a group of small islands on the bank of Vembanad Lake (Vembanad Kayal). This fascinating Kerala’s backwater stretch has a beautiful bird sanctuary, which offer habitat to lots of birds. You can enjoy house boat ride in the blue backwaters of Vembanad Kayal. Also, you can enjoy sightseeing while passing through Vembanad Kayal’s blue backwaters.
Kovalam Beach - Worldwide Recognized Tropical Beach
This worldwide recognized tropical beach with tranquil atmosphere and extended costal area. Lies 16 km from Thriuvanthapuram, the location is ideal for relaxing, enjoying fresh air near by the sea, catamaran rides, watching sunset and sunrise. Also, you can enjoy the Ayurvedic massage in the Ayurvedic massage parlors located on the beach. This beach is also best for practicing yoga to keep yourself calm and cool.
Munnar Hill Station – British administration’s former summer resort
Situated 60 km away from Idukki, Munnar hill station was once the summer resort of British administration. It lies at a height of 1600 m above the sea level. The beautiful tea gardens, soothing ambience and various ethnic resorts are some of the major attractions of Munnar that grab the tourist’s attention. This hill station is an ideal vacation spot for all those who want to spend some quality time right in the lap of the nature.
Periyar National Park – World’s Famous Bio Diversity Spot
Situated in Thekkady in Idukki, Periyar National Park in Kerala is one of the popular wildlife sanctuaries and national parks in Kerala, which remain open for the visitors throughout the year. It is a home for a large number of rarely found species of wild animals. You can simply enjoy an amazing 30 minute elephant safari and other eco-tourism activities in the national park. This wildlife sanctuary is well known for its elephant ride.
Thrissur - Pooram Festival City
Thrissur is situated around 300 km away from Thiruvananthapuram and is acknowledged worldwide for its Pooram festival, which takes place in the month of April. This famous Hindu festival is a major attraction among national as well as international tourists. It’s a festival of colors, sounds and various modern and traditional art forms. Be a part of this amazing festival and watch out the presence of lots of decorated elephants all together.
Kerala is an ideal holiday destination for honeymooners seeking a calm and peaceful place to have the best start of their new life. Further, it is a perfect holiday place for nature, wildlife and adventure lovers.
One of the best things about this place that even its name is enough to invoke anyone’s mind to drive to this astonishing land for witnessing the real beauty of the nature.
So, plan a trip to Kerala which leaves no stone unturned to keep its promises of leaving you with many lifetime memories and one of the best holiday tours that you have ever expected.