The south Indian state of Kerala is a land of tradition and culture, pristine sandy beaches, sprawling tea plantations, calming backwaters, rolling green hills, mouth-watering cuisine, and much more. The Indian state Kerala is situated between the Western Ghats in the east and the Arabian Sea in the west, this land is abundant geographical and cultural diversity. This land holds such divine natural beauty and cultural heritage. Here in this article, I am mentioning to you the best 10 places where every tourist wants to go.
1.Alleppey (Alappuzha)– the most famous place in the country, where the entire Kerala puts behind is, Alappuzha or Alleppey. It is also called the Backwater Capital of India’ or the ‘Venice of the East’, Alleppey is very well known for its silent backwaters and bountiful beauty, as situated on the banks of the azure Vembanad Lake, and this backwater is the most famous tourist destination in Kerala. You can visit this anytime all around the year. The nearest railway station is Alleppey Railway Station.
2.Wayanad– the beautiful place Wayanad is cradled in the lap of the Western Ghats, this is the beauty that truly deserves a top rank in the list of places to visit in Kerala. The place is situated at a height of 700-2,100 m, with untouched nature, unforgettable moments, and merriment and the interesting part is the lush and pristine forests in Wayanad which are believed to be inhabited more than 3,000 years ago. The nearest railway station is Nilambur Railway Station, which is about 92 km.
3. Cochin– Kochi or Cochin is a unique place and very popular, the place is perfectly blended with cultural values and modern ideas! Cochin is also called the Queen of the Arabian Sea, as this is an attractive place for tourists since the beginning. With its different cultures and traditions, Cochin has embraced all the modern outlooks to become one of the most metropolises in India. The nearest railway station is Kochi Railway Junction from Cochin.
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4.Munnar– so here is another famous place in India, Munnar, another gorgeous hill station in the lap of the fascinating Western Ghats. The place is situated at a height of 1,600 m above sea level. This is Canopied by never-ending tea plantations and lush forests if you are planning to visit them during the summer or the winter, monsoon or spring. The nearest railway station is Ernakulam Junction which is 128km, a 4 Hours drive.
4.Kumarakom- the magical charm of the Vembanad Lake, Kumarakom is another attraction of a backwater destination. Kumarakom is Located within Kottayam city, this is the place where you can do the best things you can do during your Kerala holidays. There are evergreen coconut grooves, breezy rice fields, and others, Kumarakom is popular among all types of visitors. The nearest railway station is Ernakulam Junction 128km a 4 hours drive.
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6.Kovalam– Kovalam is situated at 13 kms away from Trivandrum and is the most beautiful and attractive tourist spot apart from the beach including the lighthouse, Kovalam art gallery, Karamana river, Valiyathura pier, Thiruvallam Parasurama temple, Vellayani lake, and etc.
There is one falcate-shaped beach, it’s very beautiful and filled with crystal blue waters and a white sandy shore making this place a must-visit pit stop on your trip to Kerala. Apart from just sightseeing and swimming, Kovalam also offers some adventure sports such as diving, parasailing, and windsurfing to make you feel deep diving in Kerala. The place is located only 16 km from Thiruvananthapuram, Kovalam is a home to some of the most picturesque and stunning beaches in the country.