Top 50 Places to visit in Kerala

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Best things to do in Kerala and sightseeing in Kerala

Munnar - Kerala

This is the kind of place that will look good on any camera, no matter which angle you take your picture from. Emerald green hills, with mist looming over them like wandering ghosts, Munnar makes for a vacation that will be etched in your memory for years. Munnar happens to be South India's largest tea growing region, hence a walk through its aromatic tea gardens cannot be missed. For more insight into the tea industry, the Tea Museum can make for an interesting visit. Sadly the meddling of the plantation industry with the flora and fauna, causes many species to lose their habitats and become endangered, some being the Nilgiri Thar, the Nilgiri wood-pigeon, the Grizzled Giant Squirrel, the gaur, the sambar, and the Neelakurinji flower, which blossoms only once in 12 years. Consequently, Munnar is home to many national parks, such as the renowned Eravikulam National Park, Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary, Kurinjimala Sanctuary, Amaravati Reserve Forest, Anamudi Shola National Park and the Pampadum Shola National Park, a visit to which is highly educational and peaceful. More quiet and scenic spots include Devikulam Lake and Attukal waterfalls. Munnar also caters to restless spirits, who can enjoy adventure sports such as paragliding, rock climbing, rappelling and even cycling. Some famous places to eat are Rapsy restaurant, Saravana Bhavan and Eastend, all known for their delicious non-vegetarian and vegetarian dishes. Munnar is easiest to access by road through state run or private buses, compared to flights since the nearest airport is in another city, Cochin. The nearest train station is in Aluva, although cabs and buses are easily available from both the places to reach Munnar.
Munnar, though famous for its tea plantations, is also a place of breathtaking beauty and amazing landscapes.The green backdrop to every scenery just adds to the over all charm of the place. Located in the state of Kerala, Munnar is considered a very safe place to travel to, owing to the honest and hardworking nature of the people working here. The variety of resorts around this place also offer some very attractive options to the people who are looking to travel solo to the district. Things to do: Mattupetty, Pallivasal, Tea Museum.
Sonali Gurung

104 Followers, 65 Reviews


Dr. Shveata Misra

27 Followers, 29 Reviews


Amit

15 Followers, 20 Reviews


Best time to visit
February,March,April,May,August,September,October,December
Things to do
Family Vacation,Hill Station,Honeymoon,Nature,Rivers & Lakes,Romantic Getaways,Wildlife
Open Hours
N/A
Budget
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Alleppey - Kerala

Welcome to the backwaters. The relaxed and rejuvenating vibe of Alleppey is all that a weary traveller needs. Alleppey is the life-transforming, soul-searching destination that you ought not to miss.
Tripoto

376 Followers, 325 Reviews


Famous for backwaters and houseboat rides, Alleppey has one of the most formidable water transport systems that contributes to the local economy. Lush green paddy fields and the flourishing settlements along the banks of the back waters bear the testimony of the significant role the back waters play in the lifes of the local population. Alleppey also has a clean beach whi
Subhrajyoti Parida

108 Followers, 74 Reviews


Speak of 'God's Own Country' and what comes to the mind is the famous backwaters of coastal Kerala. Located 53 kilometers from the nearest airport at Kochi, Allepey is the perfect escape into a carefree world. Luxury beckons as you board one of the many houseboats - warm balmy breezes, lip smacking coastal cuisines and surreal sunsets shall fill your heart with happiness unbound! Tune into the leisurely pace with your favorite book or engage in some romantic tete-a-tete with your loved ones. End your day bathed in the shimmering slivers of light that peep through the coconut-tree lined backwater shores.
Rhucha Kulkarni

351 Followers, 9 Reviews


Kochi - Kerala

Earlier known as Cochin, this is now the gateway to Kerala and the most popular city in the state. The Western Ghats lie to its East and the Arabian to the West. Kochi happens to be one of the top three most famous and visited tourist destinations in the world. This place was ruled by the Chinese, the Arabs, British and Dutch and as well as the Portuguese. The place is filled with bungalows and streets that remind one of a bygone era. The oldest Jewish Synagogue is situated here and so is the Santa Cruz Basilica. The Chinese fishing nets is a great attraction here and so is Fort Kochi and the famous Princess street. One can reach this place via air through the Cochin International Airport. The best time to visit this city is through October to the month of the March.
Amit

15 Followers, 20 Reviews


The art capital is minimalistic and magnified in equal measures. From its numerous art galleries to its architecture to its performances, its the best of Kerala culture gift-wrapped by the deep blue sea.
Tripoto

376 Followers, 325 Reviews


After connecting flights we reached Kochi in the evening. The weather was totally different from Delhi. I pulled out my jacket and folded my jeans. The weather was coastal as we say. After checking in at the Resort which was a nice resort with good and helpful staff near airport. I tried to travel in Kochi like locals. We tried to take bus from the bus stop outside the resort. Since only a few buses were available on that route we stood there for sometime but were lucky enough to find a taxi with his owner who was going home and agreed to drop us on the halfway to Marine Drive which was HMT Junction (chauraha, but its junction in Kochin). From HMT, Menaka was our next stop. A walk with ice cream in one hand felt amazing. While coming back we needed to get in a bus till Airport Athani but somehow only managed to get in a bus till Aluva. From there we got into an auto and reached our resort for dinner.
Varsha Singh

76 Followers, 11 Reviews


Best time to visit
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Thekkady - Kerala

Thekkady is a place in the Idukki District of Kerala and is also a part of the Periyar Wildlife Reserve. The main reasons of its popularity are the attractions which are a part of it and the ones surrounding it. The main attractions within Thekkady are Murikkady known for spices and coffee plantations and the Chellar Kovil known for its natural beauty and waterfalls. The surrounding attractions include the Mangala Devi Temple and the Nearby International Airport.
Amit

15 Followers, 20 Reviews


Love Thekkady for it's innate South Indianness!
Tripoto

376 Followers, 325 Reviews


Thekkady is around 87 kms from Munnar. Its famous for coffee and spice plantation. I some how loved this place. Its quite lively as compared to other places. There are many things to do in Thekkady. We went to see kathakali dance show in the evening and also jungle safari which was amazing. Then next day we went to Perriyar forest walk and boating. It was beautiful. We also went for elephant ride which was truly amazing experience.
Disha Dhingra

300 Followers, 13 Reviews


Best time to visit
November- May
Things to do
boating, tours, photography
Open Hours
N/A
Budget
N/A

Alappuzha - Kerala

This seventh largest city of Kerala is popular for its houseboat cruises along the Kerala backwaters. Alappuzha is bedecked with lagoons, beaches and canals and offers lots of water sports such as kayaking, canoeing, sailing and water skiing, to unwind during your vacation. The backwaters also happen to be the venue for the annually celebrated (January and August) Nehru Cup Snake Boat Race, where long serpentine boats being rowed with rhythmic furor by able-bodied Malayali men, is a spectacular site to behold. Some other famous attractions include Alleppey Beach, Andhakaranazhi Beach, Vemband Lake, Mannarasala Temple and the Alappuzha Light House, which offers a stunning panoramic view of the city and the coastline, especially during sunsets. One can also take a speed boat to Pathiramanal Island, a quiet and picturesque island on the backwaters where one can witness hundreds of rare migratory birds from around the world. South India is culturally rich and its abundance can be enjoyed through its music, dance and spirituality. Many resorts organise cultural shows in the evening where one can enjoy the traditional dance of Kerala and one of the oldest theatre forms of the world, Kathakali. Places such as Thaff Delicacy, Dreamers Cafe and Restaurant, Mushroom Restaurant and Kream Korner Art Cafe are famous for delicious local, vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes. Alappuzha can be reached by air, the nearest airport being Cochin International Airport, which is 83 km from the city, while buses and trains are also available.
Dr. Shveata Misra

27 Followers, 29 Reviews


Lunch, 2:00. Mussel stirfry and Malabar Parota, Beef stew and rice
Rahul Raghunath

17 Followers, 21 Reviews


The start of my destination. The town is quite crowded during the day and quite humid.I could not cover marari beach among the popular to do things in allapey. Allapey beach,hot dishes restaurant,canoe trip,cassia restaurant,mary forane church,ambalapuzha temple,muhamma jetty are the places i visited in allapey.
Rohan Mudaliar

210 Followers, 112 Reviews


Best time to visit
January,February,August,October,November,December
Things to do
Arts and Culture,Beach,Family Vacation,Food and Drinks,Nature,Romantic Getaways,Water Sports
Open Hours
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Kumarakom - Kerala

Kumarakom is an exotic cluster of villages in Kerala that was created for tourists by claiming land from the Vembanad Lake that surrounds it. The landscape is covered by greenery consisting of shrubs, grass and bushes punctuated by pretty lilies and other flowers. Coconut trees line the horizon and complete the picture. This sleepy lake village is the abode of countless rare migratory birds, including the Siberian Stork and Waterfowls. Egrets, herons, ducks and kingfisher are also commonly seen here. The Vembanad Lake is home to fish, shrimp and prawn. Tourists frequent this destination for its backwater boathouse rides. Though expensive, the experience is worth it, especially if you have a good chef on board, who can make you delicacies of the local cuisine. Kumarakom also houses the Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary, which is a great place to walk around and for birdwatching. If you happen to be here during the festival of Onam, don't miss out on the boat races. Various kinds of boats such as Odi-Vallam, Churulan Vallam, Chundan Vallam and Kochu-odi Vallam are taken over by more than a thousand oarsmen. Canoe trips can be organised on request and are best enjoyed early in the morning or during the evenings.
Kumarakom is spell-binding because of it's backwaters!
Tripoto

376 Followers, 325 Reviews


Shriranjani Rao

216 Followers, 19 Reviews


This is a small town at approximately an hour from allapey. Its still untouched,still not as commercialized as allapey. Its backwaters and nature at its best. Small roads with greenery on both sides,few restaurants. You may not have a lot of things to do here. But you can just relax and enjoy the nature. Its more of a family /friends kinda place though. Definitely worth a visit even otherwise maybe for half a day or a days stop.
Rohan Mudaliar

210 Followers, 112 Reviews


Best time to visit
January,February,March,September,October,November,December
Things to do
Family Vacation,Food and Drinks,Nature,Rivers & Lakes,Water Sports
Open Hours
Budget

Fort Kochi - Kerala

Fort Kochi happens to be a small village near Ernakulam and is one of the most popular tourist’s destinations in the area. There are several attractions for one to visit here like the Chinese Fishing Nets. There are many things here that remind one of the glorious past. This place happens to be the first European settlement in India. There are several stalls here that serve up delicious local food that use the freshest of seafood. The place is beautiful and is liked by tourists for its calm and clean environment. One should make it a point to include this place on their list of places to visit in Kochi.
As you cross the sea and get into the island you fell you have suddenly entered Europe. Place is amazing and has a lot to see.Lot of Churches, Museum is just so amazing and also great place to shop and eat. We spent whole day just loafing around
Anusha Alvandar

11 Followers, 8 Reviews


Fort Kochi is basically the old and historic part of the new town, Ernakulam. Fort Kochi is dotted by several remnants of the colonial periods of Portuguese, Dutch and finally Britishers. Most of the accommodations in Fort Kochi were residential and administrative buildings of Portuguese, Dutch and Brit times which have been now converted to either home stays or budget to expensive hotels. Hence, most of these hotels bear vintage look in Fort Kochi. The streets are flanked by several modest cafes selling cakes, pastries, coffee, cappuccino and the yummy wafers of different flavours such as vanilla, chocolate etc.
Subhrajyoti Parida

108 Followers, 74 Reviews


Taking a stroll in the Fort Kochi area, revealed around a dozen chinese fishing net lined on the banks of the sea. It was off-season so none of the fishermen were getting much of a catch in their nets. I decided to stroll on to the deck of one of the fishing nets and started clicking a group of fishermen tugging at their net. They were a group of 6 men, and in any other place I would not probably have strayed into a shed with 6 men. But these guys were really pleasant and happy to be pictured through my lens. So they asked me to join as well! And I said yes! After a lot of heave and ho, we managed to get the net up! Two of them helped me to tie the ropes as two others rushed to get a look at their loot.
Four Blissful Feet

55 Followers, 6 Reviews


Best time to visit
October through March is the best time to visit this place.
Things to do
Sample the local food here.
Open Hours
N/A
Budget
This depends on the duration of your stay here and where you wish to put up at.

Athirappilly Water Falls - Kerala

Niagara of India
Kashyap

25 Followers, 48 Reviews


Stunning Athirapally falls in Kerala
adithyan sivaraman

11 Followers, 16 Reviews


The two picturesque and majestic waterfalls, Athirapally and Vazhachal are located just five km apart, on the edge of the Sholayar forest ranges. The Athirapally falls join the Chalakudy river after plummeting down 80 ft. The cool spray that covers a large area near the falls makes Athirapally a scenic location. The picturesque Vazhachal waterfall is close to dense green forests and is a part of the Chalakudy river.
Vineet Kumar Lal

117 Followers, 1 Reviews


Kovalam - Kerala

If you were the one to pick 'beach person' in one of those magazine quizzes, then Kovalam is the place for you want to be. This beach town in Kerala is what every laid back traveller is looking for. Laze around at the Samudra Beach with a book or your music, where you wouldn't have to worry about tourists thronging the spot. The Lighthouse Beach comparatively remains a popular tourist destination, but the trip is oh so worth it, for it will provide you with a view of the mighty Arabian Sea like no other from the very top of the lighthouse, which at night sets the entire area intermittently ablaze with its sporadic beams. The beach also has a surf club from where one can also learn the water sport. After you are done failing and hurting yourself innumerable times, treat yourself to a rejuvenating massage at the aromatic and serenely ambient Santhigiri Ayurveda Heritage. Restaurants and cafes such as Fusion, Swiss Cafe, German Bakery and Curry Leaf are the some of the most popular ones to devour local and multinational cuisines.
Sumit Bisht

12 Followers, 6 Reviews


Deep blue waters is a source of inspiration as it opens wide to endless possibilities.
Dhillon Devaiah

204 Followers, 1 Reviews


Amazing view, lovely weather, excellent place to contemplate.
Sijo Abraham

133 Followers, 1 Reviews


Best time to visit
January,February,March,April,May,October,November,December
Things to do
Beach,Family Vacation,Nature,Romantic Getaways,Water Sports
Open Hours
Budget

Periyar Tiger Reserve - Kerala

As we think about Kumily and Thekkady, the images and the beautiful scenes of spice and coffee plantations come to our minds. The lush greenery, rippling waterfalls and the scenes of wild animals, birds and reptiles run through our minds. The Periyar tiger Reserve and Wildlife sanctuary is one of the best forest sanctuaries of the country. The sanctuary is spread over the whole Idukki District and is a very popular tourist attraction. The tigers are the main animals found here and is also a part of the Project Tiger. On your visit to Kumily, a visit to this reserve is a must for everyone.
A wilderness experience like never before- such is the thrill and excitement that engulfs you as you set out for the night patrolling trail in Periyar Tiger Reserve. Periyar is a part of Project Tiger and its dense jungles boast of a variety of wild species, especially the Nilgiri Langur and the Malabar Squirrel which are endemic to this region. Experience the life of guardians of our forests- the forest guards as you accompany them on foot during their night patrol duties for 3 hours. The experience is sure to leave you feeling proud for having participated in a forest conservation initiative!
Rhucha Kulkarni

351 Followers, 9 Reviews


It was an awesome day with nature at it's best
Abhishek Kumar

169 Followers, 25 Reviews


Gleaming boat ride in the periyar lake with a slight drizzle on was magical although never saw any tiger. it was worth it.
Niladri Dutta Gupta

125 Followers, 13 Reviews


Best time to visit
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Things to do
wildlfe tours, photography, bird watching
Open Hours
6:00 AM- 6:00 PM
Budget
Indians- INR 25, Foreigners- INR 300, Still camera- INR 100, Video Camera- INR 250, Vehicle entry- INR 50- 100 per person

Cochin - Kerala

Meals: Breakfast
The Blueberry Trails

460 Followers, 45 Reviews


Took a flight to Delhi from Cochin Airport. Cost around 7000 rs
Nachikethas MJ

196 Followers, 14 Reviews


Historically, Cochin (now Kochi) was a major trade centre for spices. Over the centuries, the port city was held by the Portuguese, the Dutch and the British. Cochin is well connected with all the major cities. Fort Cochin (the old town) has the country's oldest Jewish Synagogue, as well as a number of lovely boutique hotels. The Chinese fishing nets along the coastline are a sight not to be missed.
Nomad Travels

147 Followers, 55 Reviews


Cherai Beach - Kerala

Next morning we visited Cherai beach for a beautiful morning well spent and then traveled to the exciting Fort kochi. The journey was something very amazing. We had to take a ferry that carried us along with our car to the beautiful Fort Kochi.
Anusha Alvandar

11 Followers, 8 Reviews


A picturesque beach, located on the north-end of the Vypeen Island is ideal for swimming. Lined with luscious green coconut groves and paddy fields, this sandy beach is a unique combination of the sea and the backwaters, studded with seashells of various hues and shapes. Dolphins are occasionally seen here. Thick coconut groves and Chinese fishing nets on the waterfront are added attractions. I had my lunch from a restaurant near cherrai beach, if you are a seafood lover u will get lots of restaurants serving good sea food near by the beach. Then after having lunch went to munambam beach.
Nithin

14 Followers, 12 Reviews


It was a very long drive from the ferry stop to the beach, and we drove through a road with no other car on it. I grew vigilant and kept my phone in my hand just in case I needed to make an emergency call. But this path was much more green than any other part of Kochi, and we passed through several backwaters, and I really enjoyed the whole drive. To save on car parking charges my driver dropped me off on one end of the beach, which was a bit remote. All I could see was two fishermen tending to their boats and net. It took me some time to reach the crowded section of the beach.
Four Blissful Feet

55 Followers, 6 Reviews


Varkala Beach - Kerala

Varkala Beach or the Papasnanam beach, it is very near to the place i was staying at. Overlooking the Varkala Cliff, it was quite close to Vedanta Wake-up, where i was put up. The mornings are lively with the locals having their early morning stroll and kids playing football. I dug up a spot in the sand and just soaked up the happenings.
Bhavya Murthy

17 Followers, 7 Reviews


Sumit Bisht

12 Followers, 6 Reviews


Nisha Lalwani

204 Followers, 11 Reviews


Kottayam - Kerala

In God’s own country is the relatively larger city of Kottayam, famous for being the trade centre of rubber, commercial crops and spices. More than being a tourist attraction, this city is the gateway to the high ranges of central Kerala, Wagamon and Elaveezha Poonchira. It is also conveniently located between the ghats and the backwaters, providing easy access to both as well as the best of both worlds! Among the many places to visit here, Marmala is a wonderful option for its magnificent waterfalls and absolutely breathtaking beauty. The Poonjar Palace, on the other hand, is a testimony to the glorious past of Kottayam. From an enormous collection of antiques to exquisite furniture, everything is preserved in this former home of the royal family. The palace protects even the tiniest of items such as jewel boxes, lamps, sculptures of Nataraja, palm-leaf engravings and grain measures. Pathiramanal, fondly known as the 'sands of midnight' is small island on the backwaters of Alappuzha. Sparking in natural beauty, the reflection of the moonlight on the white sand of the island is a sight to behold. Vembanad Lake is also a good option to spend a day on the coconut-fringed backwaters enjoying a leisurely meal!
Mahima Nanda

89 Followers, 11 Reviews


Raj Abhishek

392 Followers, 43 Reviews


Salim Islam

648 Followers, 56 Reviews


Best time to visit
January,February,September,October,November,December
Things to do
Rivers & Lakes,Rivers and Lakes
Open Hours
Budget

Varkala - Kerala

Off the beaten track.
Prateek Dham

923 Followers, 542 Reviews


Heaven :)
Rahul Raghunath

17 Followers, 21 Reviews


Geographically located in Thiruvananthapuram, and about 30 kilometres from the city of Kollam, Varkala is Kerala’s best kept secret
Roshni MS

49 Followers, 7 Reviews


Kappil Beach - Kerala

Located about 6 km away from the Bekal Fort, this is one of the cleanest and unpolluted beahes of the region. If you are the one who prefers seclusion more than the crowd, this should be a perfect beach for you over the rest of the beaches. This place is however becoming a favourite location for tourist with every passing day the Kodi Cliff nearby serves as a watchpoint for tourists. From here you can get awesome views of the Arabian Sea and the surroundings too. The views of the Pallikunnam Temple, which is about 2 km away can also be enjoyed from this cliff. Besides, you can also enhoy small picnics and lazy strolls along the beach.
An off-road from the Varkala-Paravur road bordered by the beach on one side and a lake on the other. During monsoons, the beach and the lake coalesce at a point to form a single body which makes it highly dangerous for a swim during this time
Roshni MS

49 Followers, 7 Reviews


This is a kind of lagoon, where sea and backwaters running parallel divided by a more-than-one km of straight road. There is also an estuary that connect the sea with the backwaters here. Very scenic, and should be on your must visit list. ;)
Bhavya Murthy

17 Followers, 7 Reviews


Kovalam is made up of three coves, which are Hawa Beach, Lighthouse Beach, and Samudra Beach. Kovalam is situated a distance of 16km from Thiruvananthapuram. Kovalam is one of the more popular beach destinations in Kerala. The most popular amongst the beaches here would be the Lighthouse Beach which always has a large number of tourists visiting it. The Lighthouse at this beach atands tall at a majestic 35km.
Gaurav Maurya

114 Followers, 30 Reviews


Best time to visit
N/A
Things to do
beaches
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Budget
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Thiruvananthapuram - Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram still goes by its colonial name, Trivandrum. Located on the south-western tip of India, this city is home to a number of temples, wooded highlands and idyllic beaches. Even though this city is mostly used a pit stop by Varkala- and Kovalam-bound travellers, it is worth exploring for a day or two. Besides its natural landscape, the various Ayurvedic treatment centres here attract people from across the country and world. Trivandrum is considered one of the greenest cities of India. Akkulam, on the banks of Akkulam Lake, is a scenic picnic spot perfect for a relaxing day out. Traditional boat houses here also offer lodging options. The palaces of Kowdiar, Kuthiramalika, Padmanabhapuram and Kanakakkunnu are specimens of rare craftsmanship. The Napier Museum offers an insight into the rich cultural heritage of Kerala with its bronze idols and ivory carvings. The influence of the colonial era in the form of gothic styled architecture is apparent. The beaches of Varkala, Kovalam, Hawa and Shanghumukham, all nearby, are excellent spots to unwind. With its pleasant blue skies, rivers merging into the sea and meandering backwaters, Thiruvananthapuram is a delight for wanderers.
Dr. Shveata Misra

27 Followers, 29 Reviews


The capital city brims with an unmatchable energy and introduces one to the culture and urban life of Kerala. Its beaches and monuments juxtaposed against the developing cityscape is the story of an old Kerala merging with the new.
Tripoto

376 Followers, 325 Reviews


This is the capital of Kerala. Also known as the "Evergreen city of India", it has various places one can visit to. I went to places like Priyadarshini Planetarium, Kuthiramalika, Kanakakunnu Palace and Vizhinjam Rock cut temple. My stay here was only for a day.
Ruchi Jain

460 Followers, 88 Reviews


Best time to visit
January,February,March,October,November,December
Things to do
Beach,Family Vacation,Hill Station,Historical Places,Nature,Rivers & Lakes
Open Hours
Budget

Vembanad Lake - Kerala

Vembanad also known as Vembanad Kayal or Vembanad Kol is the longest lake in India, and also the largest lake within the state of Kerala. It's conjointly counted joined of the most important lakes in India. Spanning many districts within the state of Kerala, it's called Punnamada Lake in Kuttanad, Kochi Lake in Kochi. Many teams of tiny islands as well as Vypin, Mulavukad, Vallarpadam, Willingdon Island are settled within the Kochi Lake portion. Kochi Port is made round the Willingdon Island, and also the Vallarpadam island.The national leader Trophy race is conducted in a very portion of the lake. High levels of pollution are detected at bound hotspots of the Vembanad backwaters. Government of India has known the Vembanad land beneath National Wetlands Conservation Programme. Over 1.6 million folks continue to exist the banks of the Vembanad lake and are in every way passionate about it for his or her livelihoods. Vembanad Lake is at the center of Kerala Backwaters.
We will forget the outside world, true bliss.
Swaroop Saju

233 Followers, 5 Reviews


Yes, it’s India’s longest lake and the largest in incredible Kerala, but the wonders of relaxing by this lake and enjoying that slow fire near your feet is something else. The houseboats and snake race are the major attractions on Vembanad Lake. The lake makes an enchanting picnic spot and provides house boat stays, fishing and sightseeing experiences. Get down from your houseboat and spread a mat across the banks while you prepare to grill some freshly caught delights or some lovely local veggies! Get some fresh coconuts from the trees around, and you are set for an evening of joy!
Karishma

368 Followers, 51 Reviews


Day 10: Aboard your very own teak and palm thatched private houseboat, you'll spend the night under the starry sky, over the waters of Vembanad Lake. Since the houseboat comes with a captain, cook and crew- all at your disposal, we can just relax and enjoy the backwaters of Kerala. You'll further enjoy this experience of the backwaters in your night's stay in this Houseboat at Alappuzha. while you'll definitely be amazed at the way these boats are made (without the use of a single nail!!) you'll enjoy the enchanting experience as the moonlit waters reflect the bowing down of palm and coconut trees on either side, making for a beautiful experience for you all throughout the night. Distance cycled: 60 kms / 37 miles
Art of Bicycle Trips

338 Followers, 40 Reviews


Best time to visit
NA
Things to do
Sightseeing
Open Hours
NA
Budget
NA

Vagamon - Kerala

Vagamon is an untouched land in the heavenly state of Kerala, located far away from the madding crowd. The sleepy hill station will win your heart with its deep valleys, widely-stretching green meadows, dense pine forests, tea estates and waterfalls. In fact, the National Geographic Traveler has listed Vagamon as the '50 most attractive places to visit in India’. The drive to this hill station is extraordinary, to say the least. The winding road cut through solid rock lined with pine forests, takes you through lush green hills, with the plains below running along with you. The landscape here is mostly hilly with its green meadows filled with a wide variety of flowers and orchids. Vagamon offers opportunities for various adventure activities such as trekking, paragliding, mountaineering and rock climbing. An interesting place to visit here is the Indo-Swiss Project Dairy Farms, located on Kurisumala Hill. The farm is run by monks and you need special permission to go inside. Kottayam is the closest railway station from here and Cochin International Airport is the nearest airport.
Nisha Lalwani

204 Followers, 11 Reviews


Granddad used to say that Vagamon cannot be read about, but only experienced! And, experience it, I did. I rode up to the velvet greens and mountain breeze of Vagamon for a perfect Paragliding opportunity amidst the hills. As if the view wasn’t enough, my landing spot brought out an emotional reaction that even I hadn’t expected. As I glided my way down, the winds carrying my flight brought back the essence of my granddad, of my ancestry, of my roots. I landed on a nice green hill spot, took off my shoes, and just closed my eyes, ready to be drowned in the essence of this beautiful landscape.
Akhill N Menon

186 Followers, 9 Reviews


Day 9: This will be a beautiful day, filled with rides along plush landscape and aromatic hills. From the Cardamom Hills of Thekkady, you'll pedal your way to the tea gardens of Vagamon, via the rubber plantations. Though a hilly ride, the cool weather keeps your ride smooth. An enchanting hill station, you can even choose to relax or indulge in some adventure activities like paragliding or just explore some of nature's trails! The Summer Sand Resort is an eco-friendly resort built in the middle of the plush greens of Vagamon, where we'll stay for a night. Along with the moon's reflection in the crystal waters of the lake, you'll also enjoy sights such as the fisherman amidst their activities and the waves hitting the shores, making harmony with the breeze at midnight.
Art of Bicycle Trips

338 Followers, 40 Reviews


Best time to visit
January,February,March,April,May,June,July,August,September,October,November,December
Things to do
Adventure,Family Vacation,Food and Drinks,Hill Station,Honeymoon,Luxury Holidays,Nature,Offbeat,Rivers & Lakes,Romantic Getaways
Open Hours
Budget

Marine Drive - Kerala

Marine Drive may be a picturesque promenade in Kochi, Kerala, India. It engineered facing the backwaters, and may be a widespread resort for the native people. Ironic to its name, no vehicles area unit allowed on the walk. Marine Drive is additionally associate economically thriving a part of town of Kochi. With many searching malls it's as a crucial centre of searching activity in Kochi. Major alimentation joints, as well as Marrybrown, DiMark, coffee house area unit gift on the walk. The read of the setting and rising sun over the ocean mouth, and therefore the gentle wind from the Vembanad Lake has created Marine Drive a crucial holidaymaker destination in Kochi. Hundreds of individuals both natives and tourists throng the walk throughout the evenings. The walk starts from the tribunal Junction and continues till the Rajendra Maidan. There are many boat jetties on the walk. The walk has two contemporarily created bridges, the Rainbow bridge and the Chinese net Bridge.
It is a picturesque promenade in Kochi, It is built facing the backwaters, and is a popular hangout for the local populace. Ironic to its name, no vehicles are allowed on the walkway. Marine Drive is also an economically thriving part of the city of Kochi. With several shopping malls it is as an important centre of shopping activity in Kochi. The view of the setting and rising sun over the sea mouth, and the gentle breeze from the Vembanad Lake has made Marine Drive an important tourist destination in Kochi. Hundreds of people (both natives, and tourists) throng the walkway during the evenings. The walkway starts from the High Court Junction and continues until the Rajendra Maidan. There are also several boat jetties along the walkway. You can go for short boat rides by evening which will have loud music and dance floor to move body to tune of the song. The walkway has two contemporarily constructed bridges, the Rainbow bridge and the Chinese Fishing Net Bridge. At night when light comes on it’s a spectacular view that one shouldn’t miss and also don’t miss the ‘Kuluki Sarbath’ a cool drink that u will get near the walkway of marine drive. I spend my time there till around 8.00 pm and headed back home. It’s a just one part of cochin for beach lovers. More places are there for culture lovers, historic place lover s and foodies.
Nithin

14 Followers, 12 Reviews


Marine Drive is also known as the Shanmugham Road. It is one of the best tourist place to visit in Kerala. At night the lights from various ships focused at the harbor is breathtaking. The view of backwater is enjoyable and fun. The place is always crowded with tourists.
Ruchi Jain

460 Followers, 88 Reviews


Marine Drive A stroll along the long tree-lined coastal pathway that lines the backwater is well worth the time spent, especially late afternoon or dusk. The bustling backwaters, dotted with fishing boats, speedboats, ships, tankers and passenger boats, can be observed from this walkway that lines the coast.
JagadIsh

118 Followers, 6 Reviews


Best time to visit
NA
Things to do
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NA
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Eravikulam National Park - Kerala

This national park is the breathtaking home of a plethora of precious flora and fauna, and lies along the Western Ghats. Considered the magnum opus of Kerala, the park provides magnificent panoramic views of tea plantations and rolling hills blanketed in mist. The grasslands protect the endangered Nilgiri Tahr and harbour several other species of animals, birds and butterflies, including a new species of frog that was discovered recently. Eravikulam park becomes a sought after destination when the hill slopes get veiled by a carpet of blue, a miraculous phenomena caused by the flowering of Neelakurinji, which blooms only once in 12 years. Anamudi, translating to elephant's forehead and located within the park, is the highest peak of South India and its might and height of 8,842 ft can be enjoyed from a distance at Rajamala, from where the endangered Nilgiri Tahr can also be observed. The park provides a number of safaris for convenient and safe tourism around the park. The Kurinji Trail, which follows through misty tracks of protected animals and flowery grasslands, is a must for trekking lovers. Another famous but charming spot is the Lakkom Waterfalls, which provide an enchanting view along with an eco-shop cafeteria to eat at. Close to these falls is a log house, which offers comfortable accommodation with complimentary food and the much desired solitude and peace amidst the lap of nature.
In The Clouds.
Niladri Dutta Gupta

125 Followers, 13 Reviews


I absolutely love animals in all shapes, sizes and forms. So, when I got to know there was a National Park that was so beautifully conserving Nilgiri Tahr [an endangered species of mountain goat], I wanted to be here. This is Eravikulam National Park. We were told that the place would be closed during early months of the year since it is calving time of the Tahr. Once again, there is a bit of trek involved. Ensure you go early in the morning to this place to buy ticket. As early as 6.30-7.00 am. This is the Nilgiri Tahr. I had to zoom and zoom to get a shot of this guy. It felt as if he was somewhere up in the skies !
Lets Head Out

236 Followers, 36 Reviews


The adventure here seems to be travelling in the rickety buses up narrow winding mud paths to reach the abode of the Nilgiri Tahr rather than sharing space with dangerous wild animals. A short trek from the bus stop will lead you to the destination, you can view waterfalls and tea bushes that float like broccoli in the thick mist. The Tahr seemed quite elusive when we made a trip there but the rolling hills were bursting with the purple of the neelakurinji flower – which bloom once every 12 years. P.S: Make sure you arrive there early in the morning, as the lines do tend to get very long.
Gayatri Manu

503 Followers, 30 Reviews


Best time to visit
April,May,June,September,October,November
Things to do
Family Vacation,Nature,Offbeat,Trekking,Wildlife
Open Hours
N/A
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N/A

Thrissur - Kerala

Thrissur, the land of temples, is one of the most visited cities in Kerala. The waterfalls and the scenic temples here offer one a mix of nature, history and culture. Among the most significant temples, the Vadakummnathan temple is a must visit. The temple is slightly orthodox and allows only Hindus to enter. The temple is known for its antique murals and paintings and even if you aren't spiritual, do visit the temple for its beauty and brilliant architecture. Another stunning spot in Thrissur is the Athirappilly Waterfalls. The space around the waterfalls is the perfect picnic spot allowing you an unobstructed view of the gushing waters. Though, like all waterfalls, this one is in all its glory during monsoons, but you can still spend a day here irrespective of the season. Among other important temples, Vadakkunnathan Temple, Thiruvambadi Krishna Shrine and Triprayar Sri Rama Temple are a must visit. A day in Thrissur is more than enough to explore the city and if you have plans to head to the popular backwaters, let Thrissur be a short stop.
Spend the entire day at the Athirapally waterfalls to take in the magnificence of nature.
Tripoto

376 Followers, 325 Reviews


Athirapalli waterfall and Guruvayu Temple
Kishnaa Samana

317 Followers, 20 Reviews


Post breakfast and a stopover at a petrol pump, I headed off to see my late grandma’s place in Thrissur. With the past two days spent in the lap of greenery and serenity, I didn’t much enjoy the hustle-bustle that came from what had become a grand city in southern India, yet I was in awe of its technology parks and religious diversity! On one side, I could kneel to pray at the Lady of Dolors Basilica, Palayur Church and the Lourdes Cathedral, and on the other hand, I bowed down to offer prayers at the Cheraman Juma Masjid, Vadakumnathan Temple and Thiruvambadi Temple. The next morning, with a half-day stopover at the ancient pilgrim center of Guruvayoor, I headed off for a ride through the Athirapally & Vazhachal Waterfalls.
Akhill N Menon

186 Followers, 9 Reviews


Best time to visit
January,February,October,November,December
Things to do
Arts and Culture,Religious
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Thalassery - Kerala

Located amidst roaring backdrop of Arabian Sea, Thalassery is a small town basking at the edges of Eranjoli River. Dharmadam kunnu, Chetam kunnu, Koduvalli kunnu, Illikunnu, Vayalalam kunnu, Morak kunnu, and Mailam kunnu are the famed seven peaks which made Thalassery is a celebrated town of Kerala. This ‘city of seven hills’ has two beautiful rivers, Dharmadam and Eranjoli, that circle around the city like a glistening ring. This beach town is a perfect destination to witness spectacular vistas, shrines, spice plantations and some picturesque locations. Built decades ago, a visit to some famous structures such as the English Church, Fisherfolk Temple and Odathil Mosques can give you the perfect dose of Thalassery culture. Another attraction in Thalassery is the Overburry’s Folly, which is a beautiful picnic spot situated on a hill that gives you a breathtaking view of the Arabian Sea. Located just a kilometre away, Dharmadom Island, an uninhabited and pristine isle with bushes and coconut palms, has become a hot new tourist attraction in Thalassery. Muzhappilangad is another enchanting beach spot, located seven kilometres from Thalassery and is the longest drive-in-beach of India.
Breakfast 9:00am. Appam and fish curry
Rahul Raghunath

17 Followers, 21 Reviews


Athena Mondal

14 Followers, 27 Reviews


Small town on the way to Muzhapillangad where we stocked up on some of the most delectable Malabar Biryani. Lip smacking and divine.
Nishant Biswal

205 Followers, 3 Reviews


Best time to visit
January,February,March,October,November,December
Things to do
Adventure,Arts and Culture,Beach,Family Vacation,Historical Places,Nature,Offbeat,Religious,Rivers & Lakes,Trekking
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Bekal Beach - Kerala

This is a shallow beach just by the Bekal Fort and is the one which has been developed by the Tourism Department over here. This is now an exotic location for tourists and also the most visited place in Kasaragod. There are all sorts of facilities here including waste bins and toilets. There is a children's park for the little ones to enjoy and there are also shady areas and tree houses for you to rest. To make the beach even more beautiful two laterite statues of Theyyam have been built here by artists from Neelambur too. Apart from these facilities, the beach is very nicely lit up during the evenings to make it look beautiful as well as to let the tourists enjoy the place even during the hours after sunset.
Bekal's beach is still pretty much untouched and unexplored. It is a new entry on the list of places to visit in Kerala and is growing quickly. The most famous aspect of Bekal would be its fort, which is also known to be the oldest fort anywhere in Kerala. There are options such as exploring the fort, driving through thick coconut groves and even boating across the serene backwaters. On crossing these backwaters, one will witness the visual splendour of the beach. Since the beach and the fort are almost adjoined, the fort also provides a majestic view of the sea. This is also a popular place of shooting for Bollywood movies.
Gaurav Maurya

114 Followers, 30 Reviews


There's a small path behind the Nirvana that leads to the Bekal beach. The beach is one of the cleanest I have seen and is dotted with shells.
Muktadhara Ray

868 Followers, 71 Reviews


An overcrowded beach with vendors and tourists all around is very common in India but Bekal beach is very different from from all those beaches. It is quiet, serene and absolutely clean. If you are lucky, you might even spot a dolphin swimming in the sea. We started walking along the shore and after 1 km, you will spot uduma fishing village with multi-colored fishing boats. The Uduma fishing village is also marked by an artificial rock bund created to prevent sea erosion wiping out the village. Climb over the embankment and walk until the village is behind you. The embankment merges with the beach soon after. Half hour later reach the rocky outcrops that mark the end of the Bekal beach.Cross the rocky outcrop to reach Kappil beach.
Smruti Rao

316 Followers, 12 Reviews


Best time to visit
N/A
Things to do
beaches
Open Hours
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Kovalam Beach - Kerala

One of the must visit beaches of the country, the serenity will call you to this place and the peace will make you stay
Shivali Singh

136 Followers, 7 Reviews


Kovalam beach is a favourite with tourists for swimming in the sea. There are coast guards around who keep a watchful eye. The beach is advertised as 'jelly fish Free' on the various travel sites. So it was a surprise to find large number of purple jellyfish being washed onto the shore by the waves. The coast guards assured us they are dead and harmless. The fishermen throw them out when they get caught in their nets. It seems there is a migration of jelly fish for about a fortnight in October, when the sea gets foamy with the gelatine in the jelly fish. Kovalam beach never fails to arouse curiosity!
Susan Sharma

153 Followers, 15 Reviews


Trivandrum - Kerala

Capital city of the state. A must visit. It was 4-5 hrs journey. We reached late night. It was really tiring to find a good place at such an odd hour. Time was 2.30 am, we started searching but it was not worth it. I was not feeling good. I was about to burst out but somehow I controlled myself. That night was really a nightmare. 5 adults on one bed and moreover a 3rd grade room and mosquitoes are adding pleasure to it. I have never thought that something like this could happen but it did happen. At 6am, I woke up and went out to book a cab for Kovalam beach. We reached Kovalam at night booked the hotel and slept. Places to see: Zoo, Kovalam Beach, Travancore Palace and Museum and lot of temples.
Gautam Modi

407 Followers, 76 Reviews


Trivandrum is a city of bikers. The state capital is full of offices of the state and is a bustling city. The major attractions include the state offices and the beautiful beaches that skirt the city. The people are warm and hospitable.
Alisha Nanda

810 Followers, 25 Reviews


Ambalapuzha Sree Krishna Temple - Kerala

After getting off from the houseboat, we set off on the road to the famous Sree Krishna Temple at Ambalapuuzha, a small town located 14 kms south of Alleppey. After spending couple of hours in the temple complex with the supreme deity, and few minutes having a photoshoot with the temple elephant which irritated the jumbo towards the end, we bought some Kerala sarees and dress material for our loved ones. Then, resumed our journey 5 kms west of Ambalappuzha to a lesser known place called as Karumadikkuttan.
Subhrajyoti Parida

108 Followers, 74 Reviews


This is the krishna temple in ambalapuzha. Read good reviews of the temple and hence decided to pay a visit. The architecture of kerala temples are different from tamil Nadu. Its very evident here. However i found the temple ok-ok. Maybe its because i was fresh from a trip to tamil nadu which had humongous and gorgeous temples.You have direct buses to this place.
Rohan Mudaliar

210 Followers, 112 Reviews


Alleppey Beach - Kerala

Also known as the 'Venice of the East', this beach is the main one of the city and known for the boat rides and entertainment on the bridge. There is also a century old lighthouse and the coir industry flourishes here. Presently, one of the most popular places for picnic by tourists, the Alleppey Beach is just beautiful. It is a strange fact how even after so many people coming here, the beach remains so clean but it is so. The pier here is a 137 year old one and the Kettuvallam boats are worth taking a ride here. Kettuvalams are very old types of rice carrying boats and the name came down from the fact that the boats were made by only tying knots of coir here.In the backwaters areas, the Kettuvalams are the renovated ones, but in the beach part these are absolutely authentic. houseboat cruises are also popular here.
From Mannarasala, it took us about 45 mins to 1 hour to reach back in Alleppey. Enroute we spent some time in a lonely 'unknown' beach located some half an hour before Alleppey. Alleppey beach was somewhat crowded with people from all walks of life gathered to spend the evening time with family & friends, as the Sun was setting behind the vast limitless expanse of the Arabian Sea. We spent some joyful time with each of us taking turns for our personal photoshoots and playing with the sea waves. Before wrapping up the trip to Alleppey, last one thing attracted my attention which was a broken, dilapidated iron bridge that stretched only by few hundred metres into the sea. I took some snaps of the bridge as addition to my travelogue. From the beach, we stratight away headed to the Alleppey bus stand to reach our next destination in Kerala , 60 kms north of Alleppey. ... Guess which one ?????
Subhrajyoti Parida

108 Followers, 74 Reviews


Cleanliness of this beach is fascinating.
Eva Rana

355 Followers, 8 Reviews


Best time to visit
N/A
Things to do
boating, picnics, walking, photography
Open Hours
N/A
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N/A

Backwater Trips - Kerala

The backwaters of Kerala are the premiere attraction here and Alappuzha has a lot of these beautiful attraction. As a tourist, one thing which you should never miss is an overnight cruise from Alappuzha to Alappuzha. A romantic cruise along the backwaters of Alappuzha is the most beautiful feeling you can enjoy. The romantic Punnamada and Vattakayal Lake look even more charming in the dark. You will then be taken to visit the Champakkulam Church and the ancestra havara Bhavan. Kottayan, Mankotta and Alamkadavu are other important attractions along with the sound of migratory water birds and the sight of water lilies blooming.
This is a must do if you are in allapey. Its totally worth it. Take the canoe(small country boat) if you need a true experience of the life in the backwaters. I took a full day trip(cost me Rs (900 with breakfast and lunch). I was travelling with others in my stay. The boar goes through small villages and streams and few of the views are just spectacular. The numerous tiny bridges or sight of pampa river and the tiny islands which have just 2 to 3 houses or just he view of the backwaters and the land with all the coconut trees. This is just brilliant.
Rohan Mudaliar

210 Followers, 112 Reviews


Because the first thing I did on reaching Alleppey was taking a boat ride into this backwater. As much as it seems, its a true beauty. Lush green to any which side you see.
Ankita Misra

458 Followers, 70 Reviews


Best time to visit
October- March
Things to do
Photography, site- seeing
Open Hours
N/A
Budget
N/A

Thekkady Wild Corridor - Kerala

Shriranjani Rao

216 Followers, 19 Reviews


Periyar Wildlife Reserve is home to more than 200+ species of birds, 35+ species of wildlife, flora and fauna. A Tiger Reserve, this sanctuary can be explored by trekking/hiking, by boat, and by jeep safaris. A great way to explore the wilderness in the tranquility of nature. Do not forget to notice the submerged trees in the water, they might appear to be artificially put there, but they are very much natural!!!!
Rajat Chakraborty

358 Followers, 62 Reviews


Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary - Kerala

I read about the bird sanctuary and i just wanted to make a brief stop on my way to kochi just to visit this.Dint really expect great things. But man was i left surprised.Go early in the morning.I am not a birdwatcher so my perspective is that of purely a nature lover. You definitely can see a lot of birds and reptiles and its just so untouched. U feel like your walking through a jungle. Its just worth stopping a minute and jet listen to the sounds of birds,animals and the trees. I feel nature at its best.You have regular buses from kumarakom jetty to bird sanctuary.
Rohan Mudaliar

210 Followers, 112 Reviews


Raj Abhishek

392 Followers, 43 Reviews


St. Francis Church - Kerala

From outside this looks like any other local church, but inside lies the first tomb of Vasco da Gama. He was first buried here in 1524 and lay here for the next 14 years until he was shifted to Portugal in 1539.
Four Blissful Feet

55 Followers, 6 Reviews


You could even visit theSt. Francis Church where Vasco da Gama was first buried. And you’ve simply got to have the seafood here- it’s ultra fresh.
Nomad Travels

147 Followers, 55 Reviews


Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica - Kerala

Built in 1505 by the Portuguese, this place happens to be the oldest church in India and a heritage site in all of Kerala. The interiors are done in an Indi-Gothic style and the main altar was painted by a famous Italian painter called Antonio Moscheni. The place was given the status of a cathedral by Pope John Paul IV in the year 1558. This church was the brainchild of Dom Francisco De Almeida in 1505 who was the first Portuguese Viceroy. He sought permission from the King of Kochi and thus the church was built. It gets its name from the date 3rd May 1505 when the foundation stone was laid and that this day happened to be celebrated as ‘the invention of the cross.’
The original church, situated in Fort Kochi, was built by the Portuguese in 1505 and named as a cathedral in 1558. The British colonists destroyed the cathedral in 1795. The current structure was built in 1905 and raised to the status of a basilica by Pope John Paul II in 1984.
Nithin

14 Followers, 12 Reviews


Considered to be one of the heritage buildings in India, this church is impressive not only for its size but also for its varied history. Its gothic architecture is fascinating.
Madhura

229 Followers, 21 Reviews


Best time to visit
Round the year
Things to do
Please attend mass here when one is visiting Kochi.
Open Hours
All through the week except on Sundays as the mass in held here. . The timings are from 7:00 am to 6:30 pm.
Budget
Free

Princess Street - Kerala

The best of the European influence in Kochi can be seen at Princess Street that it is filled with the old world charm of the bygone era. The structures here depict a mix of Indian, Dutch, French and English styles of architecture. Most of these places have now been turned been into homes. Some famous places to visit here are Koder House, Old Harbour Hotel, Malabar House and the Ballard Bungalow. Bishop’s House and Thakur House are also important places to visit. Another street close by that must be visited in Peter Celli Street. The Kash Art Café will take one down a historical journey and serves up some delicious baked delights.
Well i visited this place on a saturday evening.It just a small lane with its own handicraft shops and coffee shops and quite peaceful away from the hustle of a crowded place.
Rohan Mudaliar

210 Followers, 112 Reviews


Amazing food and great ambience. This final place for breaking our bread gave it a special place in our memories.
Madhura

229 Followers, 21 Reviews


Best time to visit
Throughout the year.
Things to do
Experience what it felt to live in Colonial India.
Open Hours
N/A
Budget
No entry fee is needed to visit the place, but the bungalows and houses may have some charge.

Kozhikode - Kerala

Another mistress of spices of the South, dominated by Arab and European influences. The city's main attractions are Kappad Beach, Kozhikode Beach, Mishkal Mosque and Tali Temple and Beypore Beach. Nature lovers will enjoy solace and silence at Payyoli Beach, Tusharagiri Falls, Kozzhippara Falls, Thikoti light house and Peruvannamuzhi Dam, while Pazhassiraja Museum and Art Gallery cater to art and history enthusiasts with its brilliant artefacts and paintings. If you are interested in buying pottery, sculptures, murals and ornaments, Sargaalaya is the place where skilled craftsmen display and sell such items. Mananchira Square, built by the Zamorin during their reign, consisting of a serene park and pond, is perfect to relax in the evening after a tiring day of sightseeing, while a walk in Janaki Forest offers a serene experience amidst its dense trees and their taciturnity. For a taste of local cinema try out the old school Radha Theatre, a pre-independence era theatre which plays local movies everyday. Places such as Kingsbay, Bombay Restaurant, Dhe Puttu, Salkram and Hut and Bun Club are famous for non-vegetarian, vegetarian and bistro dishes.
Kozhikode ([koːɻikːoːɖ] ( listen)), also known as Calicut, is a city in the state of Kerala in southern India on the Malabar Coast. Kozhikode is the third largest city in Kerala and is part of the second largest urban agglomeration in Kerala with a metropolitan population of 2,030,519 as per 2011 census.[6] The city lies about 380 kilometres (236 mi) north of the state capital Thiruvananthapuram.
Sananda Mukherjee

182 Followers, 6 Reviews


This town is also know as Calicut. The beaches and temples are the highlight of this town. This town is also the first place where Vasco Da Gama had landed for trade from Europe. There is a direct train which will take you back to Mangalore(40 kms from Udupi). There is a direct train which takes us back to Udupi
Michelle

220 Followers, 20 Reviews


Best time to visit
January,February,October,November,December
Things to do
Beach,Nature,Religious
Open Hours
Budget

Soochipara Falls - Kerala

This waterfall is a 2 kms walk away.. downhill... So reaching would be nice 'n frolic and but returning will be all uphill. The falls was oozing with water brewing a misty cover on it flaunted with greenery all around. If you want you can take bath in it too ! Warning: Beware of leeches!
Nabanita Roy

164 Followers, 17 Reviews


A very well maintained area, the path to this spot is well laid out. A 1 km walk to reach the waterfalls is through a pretty forest and almost a descend. One gets to see the waterfalls from a distance and not really experience it.
Vachana Shetty

1k+ Followers, 29 Reviews


Pookode Lake - Kerala

Well if you have less time in hand and want to miss out on a destination or two, this could be one of them. But nevertheless, this place was nice and enjoyable. We took a boat ride and it was fun.
Nabanita Roy

164 Followers, 17 Reviews


The natural spring water lake surrounded by herbal plants forest. boating is so romantic and enchanting lake side walk
Naveen

54 Followers, 12 Reviews


Vythiri - Kerala

When you think Vythiri, think luxury. This popular hill station in Kerala has many luxurious tree house resorts for a relaxing holiday and is home to sprawling pepper, tea, coffee, rubber and cardamom plantations. The freshwaters lakes of Karalad and Pookot add to to scenery of this magical land. Spending time idly, gazing at the beauty around, angling or boating here is just what you could want on a lazy day. An upward journey through the winding roads of Vythiri will take you to Lakkidi, a corridor in the Thamarassery Ghat pass. Consider staying at the Vythiri Resort in Lakkidi for the mesmerising views it has to offer. You might also want to consider a full day hike to the towering Chembra peak for distant views of the lofty peaks. The Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary is close to Vythiri and must be considered if wildlife enthuses you. The mysterious story of the Chain Tree has several local legends associated with it and you can drop by if you want to know more about the tribal life. Do taste the walnut cakes at Vythiri and take back as much as possible for you will certainly want more.
A beautiful spot
Piyush

224 Followers, 24 Reviews


Lakkidi view point off Kozikode highway will give you a kilometers away distant view
Naveen

54 Followers, 12 Reviews


Best time to visit
January,February,March,April,May,October,November,December
Things to do
Family Vacation,Hill Station,Honeymoon,Nature,Romantic Getaways,Wildlife
Open Hours
Budget

Banasura Sagar Dam - Kerala

Lots of natural beauty , speed boat ride
Piyush

224 Followers, 24 Reviews


Recommendations galore!! Please be there, take a speed boat ride. This is a place where you must be if you have plans for Wayanad. The reservoir, the lush green hills alongside will be breathtaking. It was too windy and we enjoyed every moment there. Just that we could not take the speed boat ride because we were running short of time. But make sure you don't miss it!
Nabanita Roy

164 Followers, 17 Reviews


Wayanad - Kerala

There are places that don't need a description and there are some that just can't be defined. Wayand is certainly the latter and a visit there will justify this belief. Marked by stunning waterfalls, green fields, small hills and enviable flora and fauna, Wayand is what traveller dreams are made of. You don't need an itinerary for this one since any place you head to is an adventure in itself, though for the sake of clarity, Chembra Peak, Soochippara Water falls and Sunrise Valley are spots you simply can't miss. Wayand is also an exporter of cardamom, pepper, vanilla, coffee and pepper. You may catch a glimpse of coffee plantation and spice fields while exploring this lovely city. Do include Kuruva Island in your itinerary for its unreal beauty. Situated alongside Kabani river, it's the ideal picnic spot and there is no better way to spend your day in Wayanad than enjoying the bliss here. For foodies, Wayand is a delectable surprise and if you are in the mood to experiment, this is a great place to start. As for a place to stay, Wayand has recently become home to boutique hotels and guesthouses that will definitely add to your holiday experience.
Wayanad District came into existence on 1st November, 1980 as the 12th District of Kerala consisting of Mananthavady, Sulthanbathery and Vythiri Taluks. The name Wayanad is derived from Vayal Nadu which means the land of paddy fields. It is a picturesque plateau situated at a height between 700 meters and 2100 meters above the mean sea level nested among the mountains of the Western Ghats on the Eastern portion of North Kerala and on the sides of Tamil Nadu and Karnataka States.
Sananda Mukherjee

182 Followers, 6 Reviews


It is a district in the north-east of Kerala. It's a green paradise nestled among the lofty mountains of Western Ghats. Also, there are many places to visit in Wayanad like chembara falls, eddakal caves.
Nancy Nance

685 Followers, 187 Reviews


Best time to visit
January,February,August,September,October,November,December
Things to do
Arts and Culture,Family Vacation,Hill Station,Honeymoon,Romantic Getaways
Open Hours
N/A
Budget
N/A

Bekal Fort - Kerala

Spreading over forty acres, the fort has massive walls about 12 meters in height built of local laterite stones. The headland on which it is situated runs into the sea with fine bay towards the south. The site was so well selected to give a complete view of the area and also the laterite bedrock was very well utilized to strengthen the fort. It is a large fort, the wall and ramparts on the sea side being strong and interspersed by the bastions with opening for guns. The other interesting discovery was the mint house (Huzur) and a palace complex of the medieval period. Remains of Darbar hall and temple complex were also brought to light during the excavation.
Sagnik Basu

1k+ Followers, 132 Reviews


Once in Kasargod ,you need to take other bus to reach the fort which will take about 20 mins. After the long and tiring journey, I finally reached the place and this place is beyond BEAUTIFUL. There are many local vendors in front of the fort selling coconut water ,pineapple ,watermelon and faluda. Dont miss the pineapple with honey, It's delicious.To enter the fort, you need to buy a ticket costing about 5 rs( for Indians). The fort is spread over forty acres and is well maintained by archeological survey of India. If your idea of fort is ruins, writing across the walls and litter all around, you will be surprised. This is one of the cleanest and well maintained fort in India.In fact a part of the fort is converted into Garden.Some important features of the fort are the water tank with its flight of steps. A tunnel in the fort which opens towards the south and the broad wide steps leading to the bastions.The bastions rise to a great height and offers clear views of nearby places like Pallikare, Kanhagad, Kottikulam, Uduma and others. The fort was built solely for defence purposes, unlike other Indian forts which also had the residence of the royalty. Holes in the walls and on the bastions helped keep the enemy at bay.There is a flight of steps leading to the bastion on the extreme right of the fort. We climbed down the gaps in the rocks to reach Bekal beach.
Smruti Rao

316 Followers, 12 Reviews


Church Of Our Lady Of Perpetual Help - Kerala

This church is in VYpinn.Its quaint. Maybe because its just the location or the church itself. Its definitely worth a visit.The ferry from fort kochi to vypinn is Rs 3.
Rohan Mudaliar

210 Followers, 112 Reviews


Sree Padmanabha Swamy Temple - Kerala

As you obviously know, I''m not much into temples, but this one is beautiful. Not only because of the architecture,and the history, but the fact that the people there have immense respect for there culture makes you wish to respect their culture as well.
Naina Kataria

233 Followers, 18 Reviews


Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple - Kerala

Sri Padmanabhaswamy temple is not a just another temple in the area but its life and soul of the capital. T he deity is known as Anantha ( lord vishnu). the land of Anantha came to be known as the present Thiruvananthapuram. It is an important temple of lord VIshnu as per the puranas and beliefs of hinduism . The temple architecture is purely of kerala and dravidian style which is made up of granite and stone. Its not just the beliefs and the historical importance that makes this temple worth visiting but its marvelous architecture too.
Aishwarya Venugopal

224 Followers, 31 Reviews


Trivandrum Zoo - Kerala

This zoo had more variety of animals and birds than I have seen in any other. It's a long walk in there, so be prepared! Adjacent to the zoo are various exhibitions, mainly those of art and sculpture, which are worth visiting.
Naina Kataria

233 Followers, 18 Reviews


Peppara Dam - Kerala

A day out where mobile signals are off and the night gives horror while travelling alone.#india #kerala #trivandrum #peppara #wildlife
Vipin Vijayakumar

3 Followers, 5 Reviews


Vedanta Wake up - Kerala

Friendly staff, cheap, you get to meet people from around the globe
Mayur Sontakke

111 Followers, 9 Reviews


Thangassery - Kerala

Thangassery was an enclave of the Portuguese, Dutch and British in succession bearing historical importance, with old 18th century churches, light house and remnants of Portuguese and Dutch forts. The lighthouse (open 3-5 PM) gives panoramic view of the entire town. Thangassery Cathedral, Infant Jesus cathedral is a must see place.
Munish

374 Followers, 43 Reviews


Ashtamudi Lake - Kerala

Ashtamudi means 'eight coned' (Ashta = 'eight'; mudi = 'coned'), it is the second largest and deepest wetland ecosystem, a palm-shaped large water body, having unparallel scenic beauty. Munroe Island is a cluster of eight tiny islands in Ashtamudi Lake, located at the confluence of Ashtamudi Lake and the Kallada River. It is worth a watch as you cut across the lush green country side with lavishing coconut plantation.
Munish

374 Followers, 43 Reviews


Krishnapuram - Kerala

The Krishnapuram Palace is a palace and museum located in Kayamkulam near Alappuzha. The palace holds its importance as the palace of the Maharaja of Travancore. Adjacent to the palace is a large pond which is believed to also contain in it a hidden tunnel which was used as an escape route. The access to this tunnel is prohibited by the archaeological department.
Ankita Misra

458 Followers, 70 Reviews


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