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Why Do You Need to Include Kerala in Your India Touring List?

Kerala is best known as Gods Own Country. The touring spots can be used for any kind of vacationing including the honeymoon. Get a dedicated tour guide who can inform you about the best touring sites in Kerala that offer an amalgamated experience of rich cultures and traditions. Apart from being informative, the tour guide will ensure your convenience and safety, which is very important when you are traveling a new place. From Malabar shore to muddled backwater pathways in Alleppey, Kerala's scenery is different and unique. Here is the list of a few places that are worth visiting.

 

 

Alleppey Backwaters

 

Alleppey is best known for backwater trips. Lord Curzon described Alleppey as Venice of East. While at Alleppey, hiring a houseboat is a wise decision for observing the landscape.

 

e from stress by watching small chapels, lavish paddy areas below water levels, ducks wading in water, fishing activities, etc. During your stay at backwaters, gather a unique experience of foods as they are served on banana leaves with meditative spell.

 

Kumarakom

 

If you want to sip some tender coconut water, taste some signatory dishes and experience the warmth of the fresh air, then visiting Kumarakom is a must. Kumarakom is located near Vembanad Lake.

 

This little hamlet is adorned with exotic scenery and is home to rare fauna and flora. The place offers houseboat cruising, boating, sightseeing and fishing.

 

Munnar

 

Munnar is the one of the famous hill stations in South India. Munnar offers exclusive views of extreme mountain slopes that are covered with green tea farms. The weather in Munnar is cool and provides you the incredible sensation.

 

Wild Elephants of Munnar, India

 

While in Munnar, you can witness lot waterfalls and take part in hiking activities if you are an adventure maniac. With tea factories, old play areas and drowsy little bungalows, Munnar is a unique hill station in Kerala.

 

Wayanad

 

If you want to discover the greener side of Kerala, then you need to include Wayanad in your touring list. The green paradise is quiet and calm and enriched with scenic beauty, wildlife and tradition.

 

An amalgamation of heaven and nature, Wayanad is the best place to visit during summer. This place is also famous for the richness it holds in agricultural abundance and tribal heritage. Wayanad is least populated when compared with other districts of Kerala. Wayanad has some exotic locations like Banasura Sagar dam, Edakkal caves, Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary, Tusharagiri waterfalls, Lakkidi, Sentinel Rockfalls and Kalpetta that are worth visiting.

 

Thekkady

 

Thekkady is famous for housing the Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary which is a home for tigers, elephants, gaurs, sambars and macaques. The sanctuary is located on the banks of Periyar Lake.

 

The scenic beauty of Thekkady along with its wildlife has been attracting visitors from different parts of the world for years. The wildlife can be best viewed while taking a boat ride in Thekkady Lake.

 

Thiruvananthapuram

 

Thiruvananthapuram is a capital city of Kerala. Thiruvananthapuram offers a perfect blend of serenity and city life.

 

In this capital city of Kerala lies the Padmanabha Swamy Temple which is known for name, fame and charm. This temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu and features a mix Kerala and Dravidian architectural style.

 

 

Thiruvananthapuram is the populous city of Kerala where people hailing from different parts of the state live here religious, social and cultural harmony. The city has earned accolades from the corporate community for accommodating Asia's third largest Technopark. Must-see locations in Thiruvananthapuram are Napier Museum, Kuthiramalika Palace Museum, Ponmudi, Veli Tourist Village and Kovalam.

 

Kochi

 

Kochi is located in the central part of Kerala. Kochi offers easy access to other parts of Kerala. That is why most of the tours commence from this place. The city features Fort Kochi where the influence of British, Dutch and Portuguese cultures is prevalent. Kochi is the commercial capital of Kerala. Kochi has a few places of attractions to offer like Dutch Cemetery, Jewish Synagogue, etc.

 

Varkala

 

Varkala is a beach in Kerala that has little seaside. Varkala is 51 miles away from Thiruvananthapuram. This touring destination has the potential of attracting visitors from all over the world due to the high cliffs and natural charm. The beach offers many interesting activities like boat riding, sunbathing, ayurvedic massages and surfing.

 

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