Kerala Tourism

Country: India | State: Kerala

Top Places to Visit: Munnar, Alleppey, Thekkady, Kovalam, Wayanad, Kochi, Trivandrum, Kumarakom, Kottyam, Kannur, Thrissur

Ideal Trip Duration: 3-5 Full Days

Top Attraction : Eravikulam National Park, Echo Point, Kundala Lake, Alleppey Beach, Kovalam Beach, Light House Beach

Best Time to Visit : October to February

Peak Season: December to January

Kerala

Overview

Kerala is a beautiful South Indian state with long coastlines, and hilly stations such as Munnar and Alleppey. The country has some outstanding places to explore with tourism at Kerala. Some of Kerala's top things to do include living in a houseboat, elephant swimming, bird watching, shikara run, and going for a jeep run in Periyar.

Kerala's society is influenced by Indian and Davidian history. Kerala's tourism is all about rolling meadows, lush tea gardens, craggy mountains, scented spice plantations and sunny beaches. Arab Sea's health-giving sea breezes form the town's western boundary. Western Ghats mountain ranges formed its eastern boundary. Also known as a "God's own country," this narrow strip of land can become an ideal destination for you as a tourist, because it offers a natural variety. Kerala is currently on the path to become a tourist-friendly destination offering world-class amenities. The state's tourism authorities are encouraging beautiful tourist activities. Tourism industry coordinated players come in with the best facilities in the midst of nature. You can use the same services in locally developed places if you are an economy traveler.

Some of the most impressive churches, temples and mosques can be found in Kerala too. The St. Francis Church in Kochi is considered to be India's oldest European built church. There is a 360-year-old Shri Padmanabhaswamy Temple in the heart of Thiruvananthapuram which is said to be India's richest temple. Besides Kerala's spiritual destinations, the museums have proudly carried forward their age-old cultural heritage. A wide variety of Ayurvedic treatments based on Ashtangadhridaya text make Kerala an important wellness tour center in India. Kerala is a delightful specimen of rich fauna and flora. Kerala is a beautiful example of rich flora and fauna. Lush green surroundings and climatic conditions make Kerala an ideal environment for migratory birds in large numbers.

Best time to Visit Kerala

The best time to visit Kerala is September to February when it's comparatively cooler. Though summers (March to May) make the state too hot for comfort and the monsoons (June-August) will receive downpour which may be heavier than expected and not entirely recommended to all visitors. But for others, it could be a stunning festival amalgamation, scenic views and the much spoken about ayurvedic treatments.

How to Reach Kerala

Kerala's colorful city can be reached by any means of transportation-highways, railways, airways and by sea. Every road, railway station, bus stop, and airport is well maintained by the ministry of Kerala for the convenience of the visitors and locals. See below for how to reach for an awesome holiday in Kerala by road , rail and airways.

By Road - Kerala is linked through well maintained roads to most of the neighboring states. Private taxis and buses can be found conveniently in both major and minor parts of the City. Travelers may also choose to drive their own vehicle to Kerala from nearby destinations. Luxury overnight busses, some with built-in bathrooms, are available for various other cities across the state, from destinations such as Alleppey, Kannur, Ernakulam, Kottayam, Thrissur, Kozhikode, Palakkad, Wayanad and Thiruvananthapuram.

By Train - There are 200 railroad stations linking Kerala to the rest of India. All of Kerala's districts and towns can be reached by trains other than its hill stations, Wayanad, Munnar and Thekkady. Railway services also connect the state to many metropolitan cities such as New Delhi, Chennai and Kolkata.

By Air - Kerala is India's second-largest state to have four international airports, namely Trivandrum International Airport, Cochin International Airport, Calicut International Airport and Kannur International Airport (which is not yet operational). Kollam Airport is Kerala's domestic airport which offers connectivity among the state's major cities themselves. One can easily find an economical flight to Kerala via either of the major airlines, which is why most travelers are opting for flights.

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Top Tourist Attractions in Kerala

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