Top 10 Travel Destinations in Kerala to Visit on Your Kerala Vacation

December 26, 2018

Kerala is a popular destination among tourists, one of the most beautiful places in the world. Known as ‘God's own country’, Kerala still amazes foreigners with its unique and enchanting traditions, and stunning beaches, magnificent backwaters. Once you visit Kerala, you will never think about going back.



Being called as the ‘Venice of the east’, Alleppey is always fascinating the travelers and nature lovers with its timeless charm. One can’t deny the fact that Alleppey is the ideal choice for a houseboat vacation. If you are a travel enthusiast, you must visit this paradise soon. There are some resorts you can spend your holiday with complete comfort and satisfaction, like Coir Village lake resort. Being the best resort in Alleppey, Coir Village lake resort has been every traveler’s pick for spending holidays and exploring backwaters. Watch paddy fields, fishing with netting, ducks and lilies, apart from these, most of the tourists take a keen interest in visiting the picturesque villages in Alleppey, one will definitely fall in love with the serene villages. If you are planning to visit Alleppey, don’t hesitate for a second, you took the right decision.



Undoubtedly, Munnar is one of the most beautiful tourist places in Kerala and the most popular hill station in south India. You can visit Munnar at any season, it will always leave you mesmerized. If you are adventurous, you are not going to be disappointed ever. The amazing Devikulam Lake, Kolukkumalai, and breathtaking waterfalls like Lakkam, Attukal, Nyayamakad, chinnakanal, kuthumkal, cheeyappara, valara, thoovanam. Each and everything in Munnar will excite you. Explore Munnar in a quintessential way. Having an old world colonial feel to it, Munnar always remains one of the most beautiful travel destinations in Kerala.



Explore the greener side of Kerala. When compared to other districts in Kerala, Wayanad is the least populated place. But, obviously, There are lots you can explore like, Edakkal caves, Banasura Sagar dam, Wayanad wildlife sanctuary, lakkidi, thusharagiri waterfalls, kalpetta, sentinel rock waterfalls. If you never stay in a tree house, you got one more reason to visit this place, Wayanad has lots of them. Known for its appealing scenery, It always remains one of the must-visit destinations in Kerala. If you are keenly interested in observing the lifestyle tribes living in this region will be an awesome experience.



It is obvious that Kovalam has a lot to offer to travelers. If you are an explorer, don’t miss the chance. It will leave you in awe of the enticing beauty of beaches. If you are beachgoer, go and indulge in the beach paradise. The three separate parts of the beach are hawah beach, Samudra beach, and the lighthouse beach. A single day won’t be enough to enjoy the alluring charm of Kovalam. You will definitely have to stay, finding comfortable hotels in Kovalam is not a big deal for you, as there are plenty. Pick a nice one, enjoy your stay, savoring some toothsome seafood. Kovalam will never leave you disappointed.



Being a part of Ernakulam district, Kochi is a vibrant and lively city, a best-loved place among the tourists. If you are willing to explore, each and every corner of the Kochi will mesmerize you, unarguably, an ideal place for nature lovers, travelers, and the history buffs. known as the ‘Gateway To Kerala’, fort Kochi offers you more than you can imagine. The architecture and the historical sites in Fort Kochi attract much more explorers. And the other places which are loved by the foreigners are Chinese Fishing Net, Mattancherry Palace, Dutch Cemetery, Jewish Synagogue.



Those who love wildlife and nature should visit Thekkady, it is home to the popular Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary. Explore the rampant green forest with an elephant ride, or choose a boat cruise over the Periyar lake. Tourists who visit Thekkady always prefer boat ride, enjoy the ride, observing surrounding nature in a serene ambiance. Offering great chances to enjoy wildlife activities like bamboo rafting, jungle patrol, a wildlife enthusiast will never get disappointed with Thekkady. You can never inhibit yourself from exploring the magnetizing Thekkady.



Situated near the Vembanad Lake, Kumarakom is one of the most beautiful backwater destinations in Kerala. When it comes to exploring nature, you got plenty of options here. Let yourself be a part of the awe-inspiring experience of watching the charm of nature. Savor delicious food, sipping on coconut water, enjoy houseboat rides and chirping of birds. Known as the longest lake in India, Vembanad lake will definitely surprise you with its alluring beauty. Never miss the chance to visit Kumarakom.



The capital city is one of the most attractive and virescent cities in India. Experience the endearing culture of Kerala. Ever visited sree Padmanabha temple, the divine place can lot to offer to the one who needs spiritual bliss. Witness the divine idol of Lord Vishnu resting on the Serpent Anantha, and being an art lover, you are going to be surprised as it possesses many ancient stone carvings and mural paintings. There are some more places you can’t miss like Kuthiramalika Palace Museum, Napier Museum, Ponmudi, Kovalam, Veli tourist village. Make a visit to Thiruvananthapuram soon.



Considered the cultural capital of Kerala, Thrissur has always been one of the favorite destinations of the tourists. Known as the first temple that was created by Lord Parasurama, Vadakkunnathan temple is an ethereal and religious place, and one can’t miss the spectacular and flamboyant Thrissur pooram festival, known as the mother of all programs, magnetizing people from all over the world. There are some more you can explore like Shakthan Thampuran Palace, Mural Art Museum, Zoo.



Also known as Calicut, Kozhikode is one of the most beautiful cities in Kerala, a perfect spot to explore history and nature. If you want to make your holiday memorable Kozhikode is the right choice. Savor some finger-licking delicacies like Dum Biriyani, Chatti pathiri, Kalummakaya, and the famous Kozhikode Halwa varieties, another charming aspect of Kozhikode is the beach that offering you extreme serenity and relaxation to the people, and it won’t disappoint the sunset viewers at all.