Explore the God’s Own Country – Kerala

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Kerala is one of the most natural states located in south India most often called as “God’s Own Country”. Kerala is filled with its rich attractions and beautiful scenery that includes distinctive traditions, culture, peaceful beaches, temple festivals, its tranquil back waters and fresh tropical beauty and much more. Huge number of people from all across the globe comes to pay a visit to this beautiful state of Kerala. The backwaters of Kerala are home to some of the most beautiful and unique variety of aquatic life. The pace of life is slow, making Kerala the perfect place for a leisurely vacation. Don’t miss these top 6 Kerala tourist places.

Munnar

Munnar is known as Kashmir of South India & its situated in Kerala at an altitude of 1650 feet above the sea level. Munnar is one of the best popular travel destinations among domestic and foreign travelers. Munnar area is blessed with the natural beauty of winding lanes, misty hills, and forests full of exotic plants and wildlife. Munnar is also the best place for adventure enthusiasts where they can have a perfect place for trekking such as Anamudi and much more.

You can also experience rock climbing in the Eravikulam National Park which is the best place for the rock climbers. Munnar is also famous for tee, if you like tea then a visit to the Munnar is a must. If you are really interested in tea, you can also make a visit to tea gardens, a very nice place to know how to make tea. Munnar is one of the most beautiful hill stations in Kerala. Indo Swiss Dairy Farm, Chinnar Wild Life Sanctuary, Tata Tea Museum, Idukki Arch Dam and many of the other places to explore the complete beauty of Munnar.

 

Thekkady

Thekkady is probably the best place in Kerala to observe wildlife and hence its a dream destination for any tourist visiting Kerala. Periyar National Park and Wildlife Sanctuary is a renowned tiger and elephant reserve that lies in the protected place spread over an area of 357 square miles. Indulge in the articicial Lake of Periyar Lake that surrounds the entire Periyar National Park and Wildlife Sanctuary and also it enables tourist to watch wildlife while boating in a lake.

If you love adventure, camping, and trekking, Periyar Tiger Trail Program is meant for you. At Kadathanadan Kalari Centre you can experience marvel of the oldest martial arts, Kadathanadan and also the well designed gallery helps you to get a clear view of the action packed performances and also you can get thrilled by watching the performers perform this 3000 year old art form.

Vandanmedu is small village and a perfect for weekend gateway which is the largest auction centers of cardamom in the world. Vandiperiyar is one of those places that are popular for plantations of coffee, black pepper, tea, and other spices located in the Idukki district of Kerala. If you have much time to see you can explore Mangala Devi Temple where you can get the brilliant view of Periyar tiger reserve, Western Ghats and great Tamilnadu plains.

These are some of the destinations that you should include in your itinerary. Enjoy!


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