Top 10 Best Tourist Places to Visit in Kerala

Places to Visit in Kerala

Kerala is a bizarre location where the morning brings magic and mist. This is the place that the backwaters, affectionately referred to as “God’s Own Country,” hold everyone captive with their seductive silence. Yes, it is the “Spice Capital of India” where the evening ends with some of Mother Nature’s enchanting melodies. Yes, Kerala is so beautiful and appealing! Let your wanderlust out and plan a trip to this dazzling land; Kerala has numerous tourist attractions. Make sure you go to all of these places so you can make some of the best memories of your trip. In addition, here is a sorted list of tourist destinations that will fill your travelogue with fun, frolic, and excitement in case you find it difficult to choose which destinations to visit:

Thekkady Ashtamudi Bekal Guruvayur Idukki Kannur Kasargod Backwaters Kavvayi Backwaters Kizhunna Beach Kuttanad Malampuzha Malappuram Marari Munroe Island Nelliampathy Palakkad Ponmudi Poovar Thiruvananthapuram Thrissur Varkala Alleppey Wayanad Cochin Munnar Kumarakom Kovalam Koll

1 Alleppey (Alappuzha)-Visit in Kerala

Top 10 Best Tourist Places to Visit in Kerala

You can see Alappuzha or Alleppey, a wonderful tourist destination, and the entirety of Kerala from one side. Due to its serene backwaters and abundance of beauty, Alleppey is known as the “Backwater Capital of India” or “Venice of the East.”

On the shores of the azure Vembanad Lake, it is, in fact, one of the most sought-after tourist destinations and one of the most popular backwater destinations in Kerala. Visit this paradisiac; Included are a houseboat cruise and stay, village walks, Ayurvedic treatments, and many more!

๐๐ž๐ฌ๐ญ ๐“๐ข๐ฆ๐ž ๐ญ๐จ ๐•๐ข๐ฌ๐ข๐ญ- Year-round destination

๐“๐จ๐ฎ๐ซ๐ข๐ฌ๐ญ ๐€๐ญ๐ญ๐ซ๐š๐œ๐ญ๐ข๐จ๐ง๐ฌ- Karumadikuttan Statue, St. Mary Rorane Church, Vembanad Lake, Alleppey Beach, Marari Beach, Krishnapuram Palace, Pathiramanal, Kuttanad Backwaters, Arthunkal Church, Ambalapuzha Temple, Mannarshala Temple, Vembanad Lake

๐๐ž๐š๐ซ๐ž๐ฌ๐ญ ๐‘๐š๐ข๐ฅ๐ฐ๐š๐ฒ ๐’๐ญ๐š๐ญ๐ข๐จ๐ง- Alleppey Railway Station

๐–๐ž๐š๐ญ๐ก๐ž๐ซ- Summer from April to June, winter from October to mid-March, and monsoon from July to September

2 Wayanad-Visit in Kerala

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Wayanad, tucked away in the Western Ghats, deserves to be at the top of the list of things to do in Kerala. Between 700 and 2,100 meters up, this stunning hill station is all about fantasy, unspoiled nature, memorable experiences, and fun!

Wayanad is a hilly retreat where visitors can revisit and learn about its history in addition to its stunning beauty. Yes, it is believed that people lived in the lush, virgin forests of Wayanad more than 3,000 years ago.

ย ๐๐ž๐ฌ๐ญ ๐“๐ข๐ฆ๐ž ๐ญ๐จ ๐•๐ข๐ฌ๐ข๐ญ-ย Year-round destination

๐“๐จ๐ฎ๐ซ๐ข๐ฌ๐ญ ๐€๐ญ๐ญ๐ซ๐š๐œ๐ญ๐ข๐จ๐ง๐ฌ-ย Chembra Peak, Soochipara Falls, Sentinel Rock Falls, Kanthanpara Waterfalls, Kuruva Island, Pookode Lake, Lakkidi, Muthanga Wildlife Sanctuary, Pakshipathalam, Edakkal Caves, SulthanBthery, and Chain Tree
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๐๐ž๐š๐ซ๐ž๐ฌ๐ญ ๐€๐ข๐ซ๐ฉ๐จ๐ซ๐ญ–ย Calicut International Airport (98km)
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๐๐ž๐š๐ซ๐ž๐ฌ๐ญ ๐‘๐š๐ข๐ฅ๐ฐ๐š๐ฒ ๐’๐ญ๐š๐ญ๐ข๐จ๐ง-ย Nilambur Railway Station (92km / 3 Hours)
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๐–๐ž๐š๐ญ๐ก๐ž๐ซ-ย Summer (March – May), Winter (December – February), Monsoon (June – September)

3 Cochin-Visit in Kerala

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perfectly suited to contemporary concepts and cultural norms! Since the beginning of time, this imposing port city, affectionately referred to as the “Queen of the Arabian Sea,” has been a popular tourist destination.

Cochin, a melting pot of a variety of cultures and traditions, has adopted all modern perspectives to become one of India’s most developed metropolises. Cochin will undoubtedly make you fall in love once more, whether it’s the essence of Dutch establishments, British history, Chinese nets, or traditional spice markets!

๐๐ž๐ฌ๐ญ ๐“๐ข๐ฆ๐ž ๐ญ๐จ ๐•๐ข๐ฌ๐ข๐ญ-ย Year-round destination

๐“๐จ๐ฎ๐ซ๐ข๐ฌ๐ญ ๐€๐ญ๐ญ๐ซ๐š๐œ๐ญ๐ข๐จ๐ง๐ฌ-ย Chinese Fishing Nets, St. Francis Church, Thrikkara Temple, Kanjiramattam Masjid, Shri Guru Singh Sabha Gurudwara, Jewish Synagogue, Cochin Cultural Centre, Malayattoor, Mattancherry, Lulu Mall (Largest Mall in India), Kodannad Elephant Training Center, Hill Palace Museum, Edappally Museum, Princess Street, Kerala Kathakali Centre, Vasco Da Gama Square
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๐๐ž๐š๐ซ๐ž๐ฌ๐ญ ๐€๐ข๐ซ๐ฉ๐จ๐ซ๐ญ–ย Kochi International Airport
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๐๐ž๐š๐ซ๐ž๐ฌ๐ญ ๐‘๐š๐ข๐ฅ๐ฐ๐š๐ฒ ๐’๐ญ๐š๐ญ๐ข๐จ๐ง-ย Nilambur Railway Station (92km / 3 Hours)
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๐–๐ž๐š๐ญ๐ก๐ž๐ซ-ย Monsoon (October – February), Summer (March – June), and Winter (July – September).

4 Munnar-Visit in Kerala

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Munnar, a stunning hill station in the shadow of the fascinating Western Ghats, doesn’t need to be mentioned. A vacation in this hilly retreat, 1,600 meters above sea level, is all about the majestic clouds, picturesque mountains, rolling hills, and calming atmosphere.

If you’re looking for the best tourist destination in Kerala, you can’t miss Munnar, which is mostly surrounded by endless tea plantations and lush forests. Munnar will always leave you wanting more, whether it’s summer or winter, monsoon or spring!

๐๐ž๐ฌ๐ญ ๐“๐ข๐ฆ๐ž ๐ญ๐จ ๐•๐ข๐ฌ๐ข๐ญ-ย Year-round destination

๐“๐จ๐ฎ๐ซ๐ข๐ฌ๐ญ ๐€๐ญ๐ญ๐ซ๐š๐œ๐ญ๐ข๐จ๐ง๐ฌ- Vattavada, Attukal Waterfalls, Cheeyapara Waterfalls, Kundala Lake, Nyayamakad, Meesapulimala, Kolukkumalai, Lock-Hart Gap, Chithirapuram, Rajamala, Top Station, Marayoor Dolmens, Indo Swiss Diary Farm, Lite of Pi Church, Eravikulam National Park, Mattupetty Dam, Pothamedu View Point, Anamudi
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๐๐ž๐š๐ซ๐ž๐ฌ๐ญ ๐€๐ข๐ซ๐ฉ๐จ๐ซ๐ญ–ย Cochin International Airport (125km)
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๐๐ž๐š๐ซ๐ž๐ฌ๐ญ ๐‘๐š๐ข๐ฅ๐ฐ๐š๐ฒ ๐’๐ญ๐š๐ญ๐ข๐จ๐ง-ย Ernakulam Junction (128km / 4 Hours)
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๐–๐ž๐š๐ญ๐ก๐ž๐ซ-ย ย Monsoon (June to September), Winter (December to February), and Summer (March to May).

5 Kumarakom-Visit in Kerala

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Kumarakom is another enticing backwater destination in God’s Own Country that is surrounded by the enchanting appeal of the Vembanad Lake. Being close to Kottayam makes this one of the best places to spend your Kerala vacations doing nothing but laziness.

Kumarakom is a popular destination for visitors of all kinds because of the enchantment of the emerald Vembanad Lake, the evergreen coconut grooves, the cool rice fields, and so much more. However, the most popular activities in this picturesque tourist destination are houseboat stays and backwater cruises.

๐๐ž๐ฌ๐ญ ๐“๐ข๐ฆ๐ž ๐ญ๐จ ๐•๐ข๐ฌ๐ข๐ญ-ย September (Monsoon End) to March (Winter End)

๐“๐จ๐ฎ๐ซ๐ข๐ฌ๐ญ ๐€๐ญ๐ญ๐ซ๐š๐œ๐ญ๐ข๐จ๐ง๐ฌ-Vattavada, Attukal Waterfalls, Cheeyapara Waterfalls, Kundala Lake, Nyayamakad, Meesapulimala, Kolukkumalai, Lock-Hart Gap, Chithirapuram, Rajamala, Top Station, Marayoor Dolmens, Indo Swiss Diary Farm, Lite of Pi Church, Eravikulam National Park, Mattupetty Dam, Pothamedu View Point, Anamudi
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๐๐ž๐š๐ซ๐ž๐ฌ๐ญ ๐€๐ข๐ซ๐ฉ๐จ๐ซ๐ญ–ย Cochin International Airport (125km)
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๐๐ž๐š๐ซ๐ž๐ฌ๐ญ ๐‘๐š๐ข๐ฅ๐ฐ๐š๐ฒ ๐’๐ญ๐š๐ญ๐ข๐จ๐ง-ย Ernakulam Junction (128km / 4 Hours)
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๐–๐ž๐š๐ญ๐ก๐ž๐ซ-ย ย Monsoon (June to September), Winter (December to February), and Summer (March to May).

6 Kovalam-Visit in Kerala

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If you like to go to the beach and still think that Goa or other popular beach towns can’t compare, you should go to Kovalam right away! This beach town in Kerala is without a doubt one of the best places to visit for tourists. It is on the Arabian Sea’s enchanting coastline.

Kovalam is home to some of the country’s most beautiful and fun beaches. It is only 16 kilometers from Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala’s capital. You can stroll around, participate in beach activities, or participate in other fun activities near Kovalam Beach, Lighthouse Beach, Hawah Beach, and Samudra Beach while you are here.

๐๐ž๐ฌ๐ญ ๐“๐ข๐ฆ๐ž ๐ญ๐จ ๐•๐ข๐ฌ๐ข๐ญ-ย September (Monsoon End) to March (Beginning of Summer)

๐“๐จ๐ฎ๐ซ๐ข๐ฌ๐ญ ๐€๐ญ๐ญ๐ซ๐š๐œ๐ญ๐ข๐จ๐ง๐ฌ-Neyyar Dam, Aruvikkara Dam, Edakallu, Karamana River, Halcyon Castle, Kovalam Art Gallery, Valiyathura Pier, Veli Tourist Village, Artificial Coral Reef, Vizhinjam Rock Cut Temple, Vizhinjam Marine Aquarium, Naiper Art Museum, Shri Padmanabhaswamy Temple, Vellayani Lake, Lighthouse Beach, Chowara Beach, Kovalam Beach, Hawah Beach, Samudra Beach
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๐๐ž๐š๐ซ๐ž๐ฌ๐ญ ๐€๐ข๐ซ๐ฉ๐จ๐ซ๐ญ–ย Thiruvananthapuram International Airport (16km)
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๐๐ž๐š๐ซ๐ž๐ฌ๐ญ ๐‘๐š๐ข๐ฅ๐ฐ๐š๐ฒ ๐’๐ญ๐š๐ญ๐ข๐จ๐ง-ย Trivandrum Central Railway Station (13km)
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๐–๐ž๐š๐ญ๐ก๐ž๐ซ-ย ย Monsoon (July-September), Winter (November-February), and Summer (March-June).

7 Thekkady-Visit in Kerala

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If you want more from your Kerala vacation, you shouldn’t miss a trip to Thekkady, God’s Own Country’s perennial home! This is the place that always wears the green color of Mother Nature because it is strategically located and has good connections to some of the major holiday destinations in Kerala!

Thekkady, also known as the “Spice Capital of Kerala,” is well-known as the natural home of numerous exotic wildlife species. When it comes to wildlife, Thekkady’s Periyar National Park will surely captivate all of your senses with its fascinating array of inhabitants!

๐๐ž๐ฌ๐ญ ๐“๐ข๐ฆ๐ž ๐ญ๐จ ๐•๐ข๐ฌ๐ข๐ญ-ย October to February (Winter)

๐“๐จ๐ฎ๐ซ๐ข๐ฌ๐ญ ๐€๐ญ๐ญ๐ซ๐š๐œ๐ญ๐ข๐จ๐ง๐ฌ- Periyar Lake, Gavi, Kumily, the Caramom Hills, Spring Valley Mountain, Pandikuzhi, Chellarkovil, Panchalimedu, Vandiperiyar, Grampi, and Mangala Devi Temple are all part of the Periyar National Park.
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๐๐ž๐š๐ซ๐ž๐ฌ๐ญ ๐€๐ข๐ซ๐ฉ๐จ๐ซ๐ญ–ย Madurai Airport (140km), Kochi International Airport (265km)
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๐๐ž๐š๐ซ๐ž๐ฌ๐ญ ๐‘๐š๐ข๐ฅ๐ฐ๐š๐ฒ ๐’๐ญ๐š๐ญ๐ข๐จ๐ง-ย Kottayam Railway Station (107km / 3 Hours)
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๐–๐ž๐š๐ญ๐ก๐ž๐ซ- Summer (March – May), Winter (October – February), Monsoon (June – September)

8 Kollam-Visit in Kerala

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Kollam is a charming port city in God’s Own Country that has its own appeal. It is a picture-perfect vacation spot on the list of the most appealing or enticing tourist destinations in India’s “Backwater Capital,” captivated by the turquoise Lakshadweep Sea and caressed by the emerald Ashtamudi Lake.

The indigenous cultures and traditions of Kerala can be felt and experienced to the fullest while you are in Kollam. Be it fishing, horticulture, cashew handling, or the travel industry, this port-city holds a noticeable spot among the guests. They can have fun at Kollam Beach, Tangasseri Beach, and Thirumullavaram Beach for beachgoers.

๐๐ž๐ฌ๐ญ ๐“๐ข๐ฆ๐ž ๐ญ๐จ ๐•๐ข๐ฌ๐ข๐ญ-ย August (Mid Monsoon) to March (Beginning of Summer)

๐“๐จ๐ฎ๐ซ๐ข๐ฌ๐ญ ๐€๐ญ๐ญ๐ซ๐š๐œ๐ญ๐ข๐จ๐ง๐ฌ- Dutch Quilon, Kollam Beach, Thirumullavaram Beach, Ashtamudi Lake, Palaruvi Waterfalls, Paravoor, Punalur, Thenmala, Mayyanad, Deer Park, Thevalli Palace, British Residency, Chavara, Jatayupara, Thangasseri, Rameshwara Temple, Sasthamkotta, Ochira, KottarakkaraKathakali Museum, Pic
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๐๐ž๐š๐ซ๐ž๐ฌ๐ญ ๐€๐ข๐ซ๐ฉ๐จ๐ซ๐ญ–ย Thiruvananthapuram International Airport (51km), Kochi International Airport (129km)
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๐๐ž๐š๐ซ๐ž๐ฌ๐ญ ๐‘๐š๐ข๐ฅ๐ฐ๐š๐ฒ ๐’๐ญ๐š๐ญ๐ข๐จ๐ง-ย Kollam Railway Junction
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๐–๐ž๐š๐ญ๐ก๐ž๐ซ- Monsoon (June-September), Winter (October-February), and Summer (March-May).

9 Vagamon-Visit in Kerala

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Vagamon is a must-visit destination if you’re looking for an unusual but captivating Kerala vacation. This retreat in the Idukki district is known for its serene beauty, pleasant climate, and a lot more. It is one of the most beautiful hill stations in Kerala and one of the least visited by tourists.

Vagamon is visited by a large number of thrill-seekers and adventurers in addition to leisure travelers. It is regarded as the ideal location for adventure sports like paragliding, mountaineering, rock climbing, trekking, and many others.

๐๐ž๐ฌ๐ญ ๐“๐ข๐ฆ๐ž ๐ญ๐จ ๐•๐ข๐ฌ๐ข๐ญ-ย Year-round Destination

๐“๐จ๐ฎ๐ซ๐ข๐ฌ๐ญ ๐€๐ญ๐ญ๐ซ๐š๐œ๐ญ๐ข๐จ๐ง๐ฌ- Ulipooni Wildlife Sanctuary, ElaveezhaPoonchira, Murinjupuzha Water Falls, Idukki Arch Dam, Pine Hills, Parumthumpara Point, Kurisumala, Peermade, Mangala Devi Temple, Pattumalai Church, Kuttikanam Palace,
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๐๐ž๐š๐ซ๐ž๐ฌ๐ญ ๐€๐ข๐ซ๐ฉ๐จ๐ซ๐ญ– Cochin International Airport (75km)
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๐๐ž๐š๐ซ๐ž๐ฌ๐ญ ๐‘๐š๐ข๐ฅ๐ฐ๐š๐ฒ ๐’๐ญ๐š๐ญ๐ข๐จ๐ง- Kottayam Railway Station (64km / 2 Hours)
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๐–๐ž๐š๐ญ๐ก๐ž๐ซ- Summer from March to June, Winter from March to October, and Monsoon from July to September

10 Kozhikode-Visit in Kerala

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If you refer to this city as the “City of Spices,” “City of Truth,” or “City of Sculptures,” you won’t be mistaken. To sum up the atmosphere and essence of either Kozhikode or Calicut, none of these synonyms are nearly sufficient! This vibrant city is much more than just a vacation spot.

Calicut, or Kozhikode, is regarded as one of Kerala’s most diverse and best destinations. It is on the Malabar Coast. This wonderful city, which is dotted with a variety of historical landmarks, tourist spots, and attractions, is also a lively reminder of India during the Dutch and British eras.

๐๐ž๐ฌ๐ญ ๐“๐ข๐ฆ๐ž ๐ญ๐จ ๐•๐ข๐ฌ๐ข๐ญ- July to April

๐“๐จ๐ฎ๐ซ๐ข๐ฌ๐ญ ๐€๐ญ๐ญ๐ซ๐š๐œ๐ญ๐ข๐จ๐ง๐ฌ- Thikkoti Lighthouse, Kappad Beach, Kozhikode Beach, Beypore Beach, Kozhippara Falls, Thusharagiri Falls, Kadalundi, Tali Temple, Lion’s Park, Kalipoyika, Mananchira Square, Krishna Menon Museum, and Peruvannamuzhi Dam
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๐๐ž๐š๐ซ๐ž๐ฌ๐ญ ๐€๐ข๐ซ๐ฉ๐จ๐ซ๐ญCalicut International Airport (28km)

๐๐ž๐š๐ซ๐ž๐ฌ๐ญ ๐‘๐š๐ข๐ฅ๐ฐ๐š๐ฒ ๐’๐ญ๐š๐ญ๐ข๐จ๐ง- Kozhikode Railway Station
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๐–๐ž๐š๐ญ๐ก๐ž๐ซ- Summer from April to May, Winter from March to October, and Monsoon from July to September

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