A trip to God's Own Country can fill your mind with lots of good memories. Kerala is an attractive place for tourist who loves to enjoy the beauty of nature.There are many beautiful places to visit in Kerala.
1.Backwater Ride In Kumarakom Houseboat
A Trip to Kerala will fill you with many good memories but it won't be complete without going for a ride on backwaters. It is the best way to experience the beauty of nature. Kumarakom is a village on Vembanad Lake situated in the backwaters of Kerala and is a cluster of small islands that make it an attractive spot for tourists who loves to enjoy the beauty of backwaters. Kumarakom offers visitors many leisure options like Boating and fishing. Backwater ride in Kumarakom houseboat is one of the best things to do in Kumarakom.
Entertainments in houseboat are
Night Fishing: fishing in backwaters under moonlight is very exciting.
Dance: you can enjoy dance performance.
There are also some of the art forms performed to attract the tourists
Best Time To Visit Backwaters
November – February is the best time to stay on a houseboat. Monsoon is not a good time to plan a backwater ride as a lot of rainfall is experienced during this time.
2. Kovalam Beach
Kovalam beach is located 16 km away from Thiruvananthapuram. Since 1930 Kovalam Beach is a favorite place for tourists. There are many leisure activities here such as herbal body massages, sunbathing, swimming on the beach, cultural programmes. Ayurvedic health resorts, swimming pools, Yoga and Ayurvedic massage centers make Kovalam beach an attractive tourist spot. Beach is bordered with coconut trees and the silvery white sands in the beach make it ideal for a leisure walk in the evening. Kovalam beach also has adventurous sports such as water diving, windsurfing, and parasailing. Kovalam can be visited at any time the best time to visit Kovalam depends upon our purpose of visit. For Ayurvedic treatments, September to march is the best time.
3. Alleppey Backwater Ride
Alleppey is known as Venice of the East, it is famous for Nehru Trophy Boat Race that takes place in August in every year. A large number of tourist visit this place on this day. It is also famous for backwater ride on houseboats and it is top among the tourist destinations in Kerala. A houseboat trip in natural backwaters in Alleppey provides a chance to enjoy and observe fishing with netting, ducks in the water. After exploring the beach you can enjoy some thrilling activities on backwaters. The activities include surfing, swimming, parasailing, boat races, etc. The beach is also popular for houseboat holidays, coir industry and marine products. It is most popular for the Snake Boat Race. A large number of people visit this place to see this race. There are other leisure activities like volleyball or build a sand castle.There are many yoga, Ayurveda, and meditation centers near Alappuzha. September to March is the best time to visit Alleppey.
Fort Kochi is also a part of Cochin.There are many things to explore in Kochi.
Beach activities: boat cruise, beach walk, sunbath, sand castles building, dolphin sighting, and swimming are the activities you can enjoy in Kochi beach.
Boat Ride: You can enjoy backwater and experience the boat ride through the backwaters.
Kathakali Performance: Kathakali performances are organized every year you can watch and enjoy it
- Streets of Fort Kochi
- Chinese Fishing Nets
- St.Francis Church, Fort Kochi
- Santa Cruz Basilica
- Jewish Synagogue, Mattancherry
- Dutch Palace, Mattancherry
- Handicrafts Shop
- Mangalavanam Bird Sanctuary
- Cherai Beach
Munnar is a hill station in South India. It is situated around 1,600 meters above sea level.
It is mainly covered with green tea plantations.There are many places to visit in Munnar
- Tea estates of Kolukkumalai
It is one of the highest tea plantations in the world.
The key tourist attraction in Munnar is the plantation for its flavored tea leaves.
Timing: Open on all days except Sunday, tea factory allow every visitors to taste different types of teas.
- Wildlife sanctuaries
- Eravikulam National Park, Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary, and Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary are most visited and famous wildlife areas of Munnar
- Eravikulam National Park
It is situated in the Kannan Devan hills.The park is popular for endangered Nilgiri Tahr. The forest spread an area of 97 sq km
- Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary
It is located 60 km from Munnar.It is a habitat for many animals such as elephants, deer, and leopards.
- Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary
It is also known as Thekkady Bird Sanctuary and is about 73 km from Munnar.Local and migratory birds are spotted here.
Timing: open from 7 in the morning to 6 in the evening.
- Shikara ride in Kundala Lake
Kundala dam is Asia’s first artificial arch dam.You can spot the rare Neelakurinji flowers, which blossom once in 12 years in the hills and valleys of Kundala Lake.
pedal boating, row boating, and shikara rides are attractions of kundala lake.