5 Best Places To Visit In Kerala For A Laidback Vacation – NDTV Swirlster

Popularly known as ‘God’s Own Country’, Kerala in the southern part of India is truly breath-taking. Lush green plantations, serene backwaters, and bountiful fauna and flora make Kerala a haven for travellers who come here to unwind from their hectic city life. The state offers a diverse topography, from hills to beaches, along with mouth-watering seafood, traditional massages and healing practices that you are sure to feel rejuvenated. Kerala has a lot in store for all kinds of tourists. We have curated a list of 5 must-visit places in Kerala to have a memorable vacation with your family or friends.

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5 Places Worth Visiting In Kerala

1. Alleppey

The world-famous backwaters in Kerala are located in Alleppey. The backwaters in Kerala are a network of intertwined rivers, canals and lakes and offer a great experience for the tourists who can stay on houseboats or simply enjoy a meal. The kettuvallams or the houseboats give a warm experience of the local cuisine and culture. Alleppey also has a number of temples, churches and other tourist attractions.

2. Kochi

The economic hub of Kerala attracts tourists from all-over the world. His city offers an amalgamation of various cultures and has surprises in store for each type of travelers. There are direct flights connecting all the major cities in India to Kochi.

3. Munnar

The famous hill-station of Munnar is situated on the Western ghats and is one of the largest producers of tea. The hill-station has the mountain ranges to one side while the clear waters of the Arabian sea to the other. Munnar has scenic waterfalls, serene beaches and gushing streams to add up to the cool climate and undulating hills.

4. Wayanad

Known for its large tea and coffee plantations and spices production, Wayanad is a prime hill station of the south. Wayanad has a bountiful natural wealth in the form of waterfalls, caves, lakes and dams. There is also a famous wildlife sanctuary, Muthanga Wildlife Sanctuary in Wayanad which is a home to spotted deer, bears, cheetah and bison.


5. Thekkady

This part of Kerala is the best tourist attraction for wildlife enthusiasts. There is the popular Periyar wildlife sanctuary located in Thekkady where one can observe elephants in their natural habitat in the lush forest. You can even enjoy boat rides over the Periyar lake and enjoy the safaris.

Kerala is a treasured tourist location and has a lot to offer to all kind of travelers. Do let us know in the comments section below which is your favourite place in Kerala.



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