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Places to Visit In Kerala

Location : Kerala
Famous Beaches : Varkala , Kappad , Kovalam
Backwater Destinations : Alappuzha , Vembanad , Kollam
Wildlife Reserves : Periyar , Eravikulam , Silent Valley

Places to Visit In Kerala

Places To Visit - Few Days In Heaven? God's Own Country? Or Simply, Kerala?

Planning a trip to Kerala but confused what to see or what are the famous places to visit in Kerala? With Shubh Yatra, you do not have to worry a lot. With us you will get a complete info about the most famous attractions of Kerala that you must see during your trip. Explore the incredible places of the state like Kerala beaches and a holiday tour on kerala backwaters besides rejuvenating in Ayurvedic resort of Kerala.

Kovalam Beach
Kovalam Beach - Kerala

The beauty of Kerala cannot be just written or explained, it has to be experienced. Fringed with coconut palms that carpet the land from hills to shores, Kerala, the south-western state of India, is a land of many enchantments and a number of places to see. Emerald green backwaters drench every pockets of this leaf-shaped country. Sun-kissed golden sands sprawled on the pristine Kerala beaches snatch every emotion of a solitary traveller. Dark, deep forest reserves carrying spicy aroma houses many exotic species in their sleeves. And above all, it is the magic of Ayurveda, that refreshes you again and again for a more exhilarating journey and you continue to do so in this God's Own Country.

Let us introduce you to the tourist places in Kerala. Exploring places to see in Kerala, you can experience the true richness of the state, whether natural or man made.

Leisure and Rejuvenation

Kerala Towns And Cities - Housing the most Famous Places to See in Kerala

The first of all places to see in Kerala are the cities and towns. A rare blend of prediction and history gives Kerala a unique charm. Spend a few days of your holiday itinerary at Thiruvananthapuram, the political capital of Kerala. Travel to Kochi, Queen of Arabian Sea, once an obscure fishing hamlet, the first European township in India and one of the most glorious cities in its history. Capture a few memorable moments amidst the pictusque locations of Munnar and enjoy the serenity of this mist-clad hill retreat. Watch the breathtaking parade of 30 richly caparisoned elephants during Thrissur Pooram, each escorted with three efficient priests sitting atop them at Thrissur, known to be the cultural capital of Kerala.

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A Holiday At The Sensational Beaches - The Most Popular Attractions of Kerala

Kerala shares its western border with the Arabian Sea. The state's 600 km shoreline is dotted with some of the exotic, most charming palm fringed beaches in the world that together form one of the most endearing places to see in Kerala. Visit Go adventuring on surfboards, returning to shore for a snack of shrimp; or just sleep in the sun at Kovalam, just an hour drive out of the state capital Thiruvananthapuram. Varkala Beach, also in Thiruvananthapuram, is a sea side retreat much sought after for its Ayurvadic spas, high laterite cliffs and rich mineral springs. Visit the rock studded Kappad Beach in Kozhikode, where Vasco da Gama, the Portuguese explorer landed on 1498. Come and enjoy the pleasure of discovering the pristine sands of Kerala on your next holiday.

Kerala Backwaters
Backwaters - Kerala

Leisure At Backwater Destinations - A Not to be Missed Out Places to Visit in Kerala

A backwater cruise in a luxuriously converted rice boat is the idle (and also ideal) choice through Kerala's backwater canals to discover the unique experience of rural Kerala. The largest backwater body, the Vembanad Lake flows through Alappuzha and Kottayam districts and hugs the Arabian Sea at the Kochi port. A cruise through Kollam, one of the oldest ports on the Malabar coast, will gift you magnificent sights of Chinese fishing nets and large dugouts lugging coir, cashew and local produce. At the end of eight hour tour from Kollam, you reach Alappuzha - long eulogized as the Venice of the East - which offers spectacular sights of snake boat races and lush paddy fields.

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The Bewitching Wildlife - Amongst the Most Famous Places in Kerala

Yet another of the most loved places to see in Kerala. The dark deep patches of Kerala jungles not only provide a visual treat but also create wild melodies to enchant every visitor. Chase the endangered Nilgiri Tahr at Eravikulam wildlife sanctuary. However the most spine-chilling experience can be experienced on a tiger trail at Periyar wildlife reserve. Enjoy a boat cruise on the Periyar Lake and have a pleasure to meet 'masheer', the world famous endangered game fish of India, known for its monstrous size and impressive fighting qualities. Enjoy a cup of herbal tea as you look for the footprints of the wild elephants, that cluster here for quenching their thirsts at the Silent Valley National Park.

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Ayurveda - Rejuvenating Regimens while on a Visit to Kerala

When in Kerala, you just cannot miss a rejuvenating Ayurvedic message. Turn the course of your pre-planned holiday vacations at Kalari Kovilakom, the two-century old palace in Kollengode, lovingly restored and maintained by the private-sector CGH Earth Group. The expert ayurvedic physicians of Sree Sankara Ayurveda Vaidyasala, at Changanassery in Kottayam district is known to treat a number of ailments. Besides there are other ayurvedic resorts - Kottakkal Arya Vaidya Shala, Shayadri Ayurvedic Centre to name a few - nestling in serene locations that serve the same purpose of revitalising your body.

Secular Gods In God's Own Country - Popular Pilgrmage Attractions of Kerala

The coconut fringed land of Kerala not only offers a grand visual treat for the eyes, but also augments the naivety in supreme self. Plan a visit to Sabarimala, the abode of Lord Ayyappa, Kerala's own God. Enjoy the sights en route to the temple, all pictursque, unforgettable and moving - thousands from varied backgrounds, from near and far, all moving in unison to a holy destination chanting "Swamiye Saranam". Drive to the magnificent 4000-year old Sri Vallabha Temple on the banks of Manimala in Thiruvalla, probably the only temple in Kerala where Kathakali is performed as a ritual offering everyday! The 400 years old Jewish Synagogue at Kochi is an explicit example of the diverse cultural strain that mark the long history of this cosmopolitan land.

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Top 5 Places To Visit In Kerala

Varkala Beach

Thiruvananthapuram - The Political Gateway To The South
Plan a holiday tour to the capital of God's own country, Thiruvananthapuram. Once the capital of the erstwhile kingdom of Travancore, the city now boasts of a number of places to see in Kerala - from colossal buidings and palaces, to wide, open avenues, lush green gardens and undulating countryside. Trivandrum is particularly known for Padmanabha Swamy Temple, located in its heart displaying an impeccable blend of Kerala and the Dravidian styles of art.

Kochi - The Mermaid of Malabar
Plan a holiday trip to Kochi, the breathtakingly beautiful Queen of Arabian Sea. Watch fishermen tug at the huge Chinese fishing nets with their huge haul, visit the 500-year old Jewish Synagogue portraying beautiful handpainted Cantonese tiles and try fresh coconut oil on your head.

Alappuzha - The Land of Backwaters
Amongst the best places to visit in Kerala India, Alappuzha with its labyrinth of waterways, is extolled by travellers as the Venice of the East. Plan a holiday trip to the land that equally attracts hundreds of migratory birds and tourists to its backwaters. It is a land that pulsates with gigantic snake boat races, but also doesn't forget to offer toddy during moods of merriment.

Munnar - Savour The Hilly Aroma
Roll upon roll of lush green hills covered with tea plantations, Munnar in the western Ghats is not only an idyllic hill station getaway but an adventure tourism destination too, where you can go rock climbing, rappelling and camping. Plan a tour to this popular attraction of Kerala.

Follow The Steps of The Jungle King
Join the Thekkady tiger trail - a real adventure trek into the dense forests of Periyar with expert guides. Cook in the jungle. Sleep in tents. Wake up to the sounds of the wilderness. Try and spot a tiger. Find out if you can face the king while on the Indian elephant.

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» Glorious Kerala

Kathakali Dancer ,  Kerala Get into an exhilarating ride on Kerala backwaters blended perfectly with the adventure of Periyar jungles for a thrill-pack holiday.
Duration: 8 Days / 7 Nights
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» Southern Splendours

Meenakshi Temple , Madurai , TamilnaduGet an out of the world experience in Tamil Nadu, the land of ornately sculptured temples and rich culture, and Kerala, where swaying palm trees take you to a dreamland of snake boats.
Duration: 15 Days / 14 Nights
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» Unforgettable South & Beaches

Goa - BeachesLive life at Goa beaches, chase your dreams in the temples of Tamil Nadu and lose yourself in the spine-chilling jungles of Kerala with the unforgettable South tour.
Duration: 17 Days / 16 Nights
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