Kerala Tours - Some Popular Destinations

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Kerala is one of the most sought after tourist destinations of India. Several exciting beaches, backwater destinations, hill stations, Ayurvedic therapy centers, national park and wildlife sanctuaries and lush green tea gardens together give a unique charisma to this state. With all these attractions the state appeals tourist from all over the world and never fails to entertain them. On their journey of Kerala tourists can visit several world famous destinations, some most popular of them are following.


Kochi is a very popular tourist destination and major port city of the state Kerala located at south-west cost of India seashore. The city was also regarded as the spice trade center in old time. This is the richest cultural destination of Kerala and preserves several heritage sites of Dutch and Portuguese kingdom. Fort Kochi beach, St. Francis Church, Vasco House, Marine Drive, Chinese Fishing Nets and Santa Cruz Church are some worth visit places in and around Kochi.


Kovalam is a beach town in city Thiruvananthapuram. There are three curved shaped beaches present at this town collectively known as the Kovalam beach. These are shallow water beaches and ideal for the swimming and other water sports. Several medium to luxury beach resorts are present in surroundings of Kovalam offer excellent accommodation facilities to the visitors. 


Alleppey is a popular tourist destination of Kerala for enjoying romantic houseboat journeys. There are several luxury houseboat resorts present in surroundings of Alleppey. Here tourists can hire houseboat for any number of days and enjoy some unforgettable moments of their life. The boat cruise passes through the several remote areas of the state which only can be covered by the houseboats.


Munnar is the most popular hill town of Kerala. It is famous for its beautiful green hill peaks, low flying clouds and vastly expanded lush green tea gardens. With its amazing natural beauty and serene ambiance the town becomes as .the favorite destinations for enjoying Kerala holidays. There are several worth visit places also present around Munnar, some most popular are Mattupetty Lake and Dam, Echo Point, Attukal and  Nyayamakad. The town is also famous for wildlife attractions; Eravikulam National Park is a popular wildlife destination of Kerala located in surroundings of this hill town.


Wayanad is also one of the most deserving destinations of Kerala tours. The place is far away from human interference and regarded as the paradise for nature lovers. Here tourists can enjoy the natural beauty at its best. Some interesting places to visit in and around Wayanad are Meenmutty Falls, Pookode Lake, Muthanga Wildlife Sanctuary, Thirunelli Temple, Edakkal Caves, Pallikunnu Church and Varambatta Mosque.

These are some most sought after destination of Kerala.

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Ankita is an eminent analyst and writer in Travel & Tourism related topics. She has authored many books on tour guide for  Kerala holidays and Kerala tours.

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This article was published on 2013/10/02