Kerala is one of the most beautiful states in India. With one its side facing the sea, the place is a perfect combination of maritime climate and scenic beauty. It is situated on the Malabar coast and is one of the popular tourist attractions in India. Visiting Kerala will let you explore a lot of places like serene beaches to rugged hills, tea and spice plantations as well as the beautiful backwaters. You will also find dense forests that a calming ambiance.
Favorite Tourist Attractions in Kerala
The most popular attractions that a Kerala Tour Package must consist of are:
- Kochi– It is one of the most important cities in Kerala and also the largest. Historically it has been important from the 14th century as a port city. Known as the ‘Gateway to Kerala’, Kochi is enchanting and has marks from the Arabs, Dutch, British, Chinese and the Portuguese. The historical Fort Kochi is the main attraction here.
- The Kerala Backwaters: One of the most relaxing places in Kerala is a trip in the houseboat. The journey takes you along the palm-fringed canals of the Kerala backwaters. Kerala Tour Packages come with freshly cooked seafood dishes and exotic dishes from South India. The houseboats come with the viable option to stay overnight in the backwaters.
- Varkala Beach: The breathtaking scenes of the Varkala Beach are another attraction when in Kerala. It has a cliff with resorts and restaurants, stretching all the way to the Arabian Sea. A paved footpath finds various little shops, beach shacks, and hotels. The sparkling Kerala waters are ideal for stealing away a quick bath before freshening up in the resort restrooms.
- Wayanad: Wayanad is a mountainous region running along the Western Ghats. The scenic appeal lies in the long stretches of coconut palms, thick forests, paddy fields, and lofty peaks that form a mesmerizing landscape. It also houses some wildlife sanctuaries and the Ekkdal Wayanad is also popular for its availability of homestay areas. Combined with home cooked food and exotic south Indian dishes, the chief ingredient of most of which is the coconut, Wayanad is a place you should definitely visit when in Kerala.
Kerala is also known as the ‘God’s own Country’. The Coast is popular for its distinctive traditions and rich culture. The lush unspoiled, untampered beauty is a treat to the eyes. The slow-paced life of the habitants acts as a much-needed tranquilizer that saves you from the hectic everyday life.