Best Tourist Places to Visit in Kerala

A blissful place with greenery, cultural excellence, historical architecture, lavish paddy field, backwaters, hill station, wildlife sanctuary and more. This God’s own country is a paradise that everyone can think of when it comes for a refreshing vacation. Let’s go through the list of Kerala tourism places that are the top tourist places in Kerala that you must visit

Cochin

The heritage asset of Kerala . Cochin(kochi) is the perfect travel destination to experience the cultural heritage. The city is attracted with its brilliant architecture of historical buildings, territory palaces, Synagogues, churches and temples. Cochin is one of the famous Kerala tourist destinations. The city is known as ‘Queen of Arabian Sea’

Access: Cochin International Airport, Metro rail facility, Very good road connectivity.

Top Attractions: Dutch palace, Jewish synagogue, Jewish Street, St. Francis church, Chinese fishing nets, Santacruze Basilica, sunset boat cruise at the backwaters, Cherai beach and Fort Kochi.

Munnar

Must visited tourist destination with hill stations in God’s own Country. Munnar is a hill station surrounded by tea plantation and rolling hills. This is the best place for a refreshing vacation for friends, family and honeymoon couples to enjoy the eye-catching lush greenery and craggy peaks. Munnar tourism plays a vital role in Kerala tourism by its wild sanctuaries, forest, tea plantation, hill stations and spice scented cool air.

Access: Cochin and Aluva railway stations , Cochin (Kochi) International Airport ( about 106 km) , mind blowing road trips via mountain kissed roads and greenery.

Top Attractions: Eravikulam National park, Mattupetty Dam, Anamudi peak, The Blosson International Park, Indo-Swiss Farm, Tata tea Museum, Hill stations, Atukkad waterfall, World’s highest tea estate.

Kovalam

It is one of the places you must visit in Kerala where you will get scrumptious seafood and extremely soothing Ayurvedic massages and treatments. Kovalam beach is famous with three adjacent crescent beaches. this places is attracted for its marvellous sunset, sunbathing, special cultural programmes and Catamaran cruising. Kovalam is and important pillar in  Kerala tourism.

Access: Trivandrum International Airport, Trivandrum central railway station, outstanding road connectivity.

Top Attractions: Hawah beach, Samudra Beach, Lighthouse beach, heritage wealth if Trivandrum, boat rode in wooden boat and motor boat, Kovalam beach, Halcyon castle, Vellayani Lake, fishinh harbour and Sagarika Marine Research Aquarium.

Guruvayur

Guruvayur town located in Trissur district of Kerala is blessed with the Guruvayur Vishnu temple which is the fourth largest temple in India. It us known for the Hindu temples with excellent Kerala architecture, festivals and cultural attractions. Kerala tourism gives a recognizable importance to this sacred place.

Access: Cochin International Airport ( about 80 km), Guruvayoor railway station, good road connectivity.

Top Attractions: Guruvayur sree krishna temple, Mammiyoor shiva temple, Chavakkad beach, St. Thomas Syro-Malabar church, Institute of Mural painting and Devaswom museum

Thekkady

A heavenly place for the wildlife lovers. Hypnotizing greenery , spice plantations, longest river- Periyar river- of Kerala are the soothing attractions of Thekkady. Periyar river is known as the ‘Lifeline of Kerala ‘ as it has a significant role in producing electricity and domestic use. One of the most charming natural wildlife sanctuaries is located in Tekkady. View of the entire area of the sanctuaries from a boat is the unique tourist attraction of this place.

Access: Good road connectivity with important destinations. Cochin International Airport, (about 150 kms) . Kottayam railway station (about 50 km ).

Top Attractions: Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, boat safari, Periyar river, Pullamedu hills, Spice Garden, Mangamala Devi Temple, Tribal Heritage, Museum, bamboo rafting, night trekking. Alleppey – Backwaters surrounded by lavish paddy fields, romantic houseboat cruise, delicious seafood, mind blowing sceneries . These adorable experiences made Alleppey one among the must see places in Kerala. Emerald green waves of backwaters under monsoon rain and sunshine is a natural romantic scene ever and that highlights Alleppey in the list of top honeymoon destinations of the world.

Access: Alleppey railway station, Cochin International Airport(about 85 km ), good road connectivity with major cities.

Top Attractions: Alleppey beach, Marari beach, Ayurvedic wellness resorts, Arthungal church, Krishnapuram palace, Kumarakam bird sanctuary, Vembanadu Lake, Alleppey backwaters , Alleppey house boat cruise, temples.

Wayanad

Wayanad is a forested area of high altitude. Wayanad wildlife sanctuary, spectacular lakes, waterfalls, hill tops and tropical beauty are enhancing the Kerala tourism by tempting the tourists. Also the ancient caves, Hindu and jain temples, trekking are adding up the beauty of Wayanad.

Access: Karipur International Airport,Kozhikode( about 100km), National highways connectivity, nearby railway stations.

Top Attractions: Edakkal Caves, Meenmutty falls, Pookode Lake, Chembra peak, Ambukuthi hills, Banasura Sagar Dam, Wayanad Heritage Museum, Kalpetta waterfalls, Bandipur National Park, Sulthan Bathery, Wayanad wildlife sanctuary, Mudumali National Park.

Thiruvananthapuram

Perfect place to enjoy the beauty of Kerala architecture and culture through the temples, palaces, monuments, museum, churches and government buildings. Thiruvananthapuram Is nothing but an open Gallery to reveal the historical architecture and culture of God’s Own Country. It is the capital of Kerala and it is distinguished by its British colonial architecture and many art galleries. World’s richest temple Sree PadmanabhaSwamy temple is located in Thiruvananthapuram city is a popular tourist attraction in Kerala tourism.

Access: Trivandrum International Airport, trivandrum central railway station and excellent road connectivity.

Top Attractions: Sree PadmanabhaSwamy temple, Napier Museum , Ponmudi peak, Neyyar Dam, Brimore, Bonacadu, Kerala Government Secretariat, Keralan Museum, Trivandrum Zoo, Sree Chithra Art Gallery, Kanaka Kunnu Palace, Padmanabhapuram palace, Shangumukham beach, Kuthira malika, Veli tourist Village.