7 Best Places to Visit in Kerala

7 Best Places to Visit in Kerala

India BloomsNews Service | @indiablooms | 06 Jul 2018, 12:04 pm

The ecstatic beauty of Kerala is highly admired by every traveller and that’s why every year from various places in the world a chunk of tourists used to come and explore this place. Kerala is a state which is blessed with everything like from mountains to backwaters to the sanctuary to beaches, truly, this place has everything. Let’s take a look at 7 best places to visit in Kerala.

Alleppey or Alappuzha

Alleppey or Alappuzha is famous for its backwaters and houseboat cruise. A houseboat cruise ride in Alleppey backwaters will certainly make your tour memorable and will rejuvenate your body and soul. Alappuzha boat houses are the core attractions of this place. Apart from houseboat and backwater, there are Alleppey beach, Arthunkal Church, Ambalappuzha Krishna temple and Mannarasala naga temple which you must visit during your Alleppey tour.


Munnar is a beautiful and popular hill station in Kerala which has already won the heart of the visitors. Some of the popular attractions in Munnar are TATA tea museum, rose garden, Kundala lake, Attukal waterfalls, Eravikulam National Park, etc. This quaint hill station is ideal for the honeymoon couple who want to spend some cosy time with each other. The best time to visit in Munnar is from October to March.


If you are a beach lover, then Kovalam is your ideal holiday destination. This place is situated 16 km away from Trivandrum. This place is famous across the globe for its crescent-shaped beaches which are divided into three parts. The Lighthouse, Hawah and Samurda are three beaches of this place which are separated by rocky terrain through each other. Lighthouse beach is the biggest beach of the three. The popular and exhilarating water sports activities which can be enjoyed by tourists during their Kovalam tour are skiing, swimming, surfing, and kayaking.

Athirappilly Waterfalls

This waterfall is known as the “Niagra of India” and is certainly the best waterfalls of India. Located at the Chalakudy River and the total height of the waterfall is 82 feet. Apart from the waterfall, this place is also famous for its wildlife. You can find many animals like Asiatic elephant, Sambar deer, leopard, bison and lion-tailed macaque. This place is also favourite for the directors of the Malayalam and Bollywood movies. Popular Hindi movies such as Dil Se, Guru, Raavan are filmed on this place.


Wayanad means land of paddy field in Malayalam. This place is famous for its culture, tradition, and celestial beauty. There are many places that you can enjoy and they are edakkal caves, Banasura Sagar dam, Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary, Lakkidi, Tusharagiri Waterfalls, Kalpetta, and Sentinel Rockfalls. The ideal time to visit this place is from October to May. Wayanad is a popular trekking destination for all the trekking ardent people. All the trekking enthusiasts must visit this place in monsoon season.


Kozhikode (Calicut) is famous for its cultural, traditional, historical and culinary excellence. Vasco da Gama in his search for spices and other trades came to Calicut first, who was later followed by the English and Dutch. The National Institute of Technology and the Indian Institute of Management have their campuses here which offer higher education to the aspirants. The famous tourist places in Kozhikode are Mananchira, Conolly Canal, Hilite Mall, Kallayi, Tali Temple, Kappad Beach, Kozhikode Beach, Thusharagiri Waterfalls, Sargaalaya, Payyoli Beach, Kozhippara Falls, and Matri Dei Cathedral. In Kozhikode, you will find some scrumptious dishes like Dum Biryani, Kallummakkaya, Chatti Pathiri, and Dal Halwa.


Bekal is situated in the Kasargod district of Kerala. The place is famous for “Bekal fort” which is a popular travel destination place in Kerala. This is an ideal movie shooting place and many Indian movies like Rang de Basanti are filmed on the premises of the fort. Bekal is top three honeymoon places in South India and is very much liked by the honeymoon couples who want to spend some quality time along with exotic beauty and serenity. Ananthapura Temple, Valiyaparamba Backwaters, Bekal Beach, Mallikarjuna Temple, Chandragiri Fort, Kappil Beach, Nileswaram, Bekal Hole Aqua Park, and Pallikere Beach are some places that you can’t miss here.

These are top 7 places that you must visit during your Kerala trip. Select your Kerala tour package in such way that the package must include these places.

7 Best Places to Visit in Kerala

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