Top 10 tourist destinations in Kerala

Kerala, the land of rich cultures and traditions, land of platonic beauty consisting of innumerable flora and fauna, also known as the paradise of India, have some of the best tourist destinations. It has been one of the most preferred places bytravelers from every corner of the world and truly said as “God’s Own Country.”

  • Kumarakom

The most popular tourist spot locates near the Kottayam city is Kumarakoarewhich is famous for its houseboat in the backwaters of a freshwater lake of Kerala known as Vembanad Lake. A wide variety of local and migratory birds reside in Kumarakom.

  • Alleppey

Alleppey situating along with the Arabian coast of Alappuzha District offers one of the major tourist destinations. With backwaters, beaches, lagoon tourism and long paddy field, it is one of the major attractions in Kunnad.

  • Munnar

Situating at the confluence of the three rivers namely Madhurapuzha, Nallathanni, and Kundaly, offers one of the best romantic honeymoon destinations in India. The beautiful mountains, dense forests, valleys, innumerable flora, and fauna, attract many tourists.

  • Wayanad

Wayanad being one of the least explored areas of Kerala offers tribal habitat. This place is located at the high altitude of majestic Western Ghats and is full of attractions with river, lake, waterfall, mountain peaks.

  • Kochi

Kochi earlier known by the name Cochin is a Keralian port city which is located on the West coast of India in the Arabian Sea. It is the best tourist destination in Kerala as there is numerous famous spot to visit around this city, like a Jain temple in Mattancherry, Kochi Marine Drive, Kochi Harbour, etc.

  • Kozhikode

Also known by the name Calicut, Kozhikode is locatedon the south-western coast of Kerala. Calicut has historical significance as this place was among those territories ceded to the British East India Company by Tipu Sultan of Mysore and also in this place Vasco DA Gama landed. The city has manyamazing architectural heritage spots to visit.

  • Thrissur

The cultural capital of Kerala is Thrissur, which is situated in the central of Thrissur District. Many cultural, spiritual, and religious festivals are celebrated by the people of this state. Among them, the most colorful festival is the Thrissur Pooram festival.

  • Kannur

This city, locating in the district of Kannur in the North Malabar region of Kerala is famous for its art, adventure tourism, and beaches. The word Kannur means the land of Lord Krishna.

  • Thiruvananthapuram

This place situating in the west coast of India is the capital of Kerala. This place is an evergreen city of India and is considered among the ten greenest cities in India.

  • Thekkady

In the Thekkady district of Kerala, the Periyar National Park is located, which is one of the most popular national parks in India. This park stays open all year around and is the habitat of large numbers of elephants; lion-tailed macaques, Indian bison, Bengal tigers and other animals.

 Every place of Kerala is full of attractions. Thus, it is very difficult to chalk out the best among them. If you are searching for a portion of the best places to visit in Kerala, the list mentioned above will come to your help and will make your excursion exceptional.