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Kerala, often abbreviated as "God's Own Country" is a state in the South-Western region of India. With varied religious traditions and Malayalam as its language, Kerala has cultivated a remarkable culture. Kerala has a blend of palm-line beaches, winding backwaters, ghats, and mountains. Kerala Munnar, cochin, and Periyar are the leading regions for producing the best tea and coffee out of the country. National parks like Eravikulam, Wayanad, and other sanctuaries adds to its pleasing environment.

12 Best Places to Visit in in Kerala:

  • Kochi
  • Munnar
  • Alleppey
  • Wayanad
  • Thiruvananthapuram (capital)
  • Kozhikode
  • Thekkady
  • Kovalam
  • Kumarakom
  • Varkala
  • Poovar
  • Idukki

Top National Parks in Kerala:

  • Eravikulam National Park
  • Silent Valley National Park
  • Anamudi Shola National Park
  • Mathikettan Shola National Park
  • Pampadum Shola National Park


Capital: Thiruvananthapuram

Distance from Delhi: 2,626 km

Kochi is an amazing port city, worth visiting in order to dive deep into the culture of Kerala. Unarguably, it has everything that visitors and tourists mostly look for. Best shopping places, beautiful hills, delicious food, and great people all around. Top places to visit in Kochi are the Folklore Museum, Santa Cruz Basilica, Athirapally Falls, Cherai Beach, Jew Synagogue and Jew Town, Chottanikara Bhagavathy Temple, Andhakaranazhi Beach for great experienc...

"The great Munnar hills", Unbelievably amazing scenic view, lovely atmosphere, and a great place to be with your friends or family. This town of Kerala is famous among everyone for its lovely set of flora and fauna with majestic mountains, rivers, valleys, and waterfalls. Some of the stunning places nearby include the Photopoint, Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary, Eravikulam Natio...

Allepey is a beautiful city located in the western region of Kerala, India. A perfect place for watersports, rides, and other activities, a city known for its adventurous houseboat cruises, Alleppey serves as a complete fun destination for people of all kinds. The wonderful beaches, paddy fields, and lagoons add a plus point for making beautiful memories. You should definitely visit the famous Alleppey beach, Vembanad Lake, Krishnapuram Palace, Pallippuram, ...

Every adventurous person will absolutely love Wayanad as it is considered heavenly for trekking and camping around beautiful flora and fauna. There are many bird-watching regions, mesmerizing waterfalls and breathtaking caves. Top places to visit in Wayanad are the amazing Kuruva Island, beautiful Edakkal caves, majestic Banasura Sagar dam, Neelimala viewpoint, Meenmutty waterfalls, Bamboo forest, Soochipara falls, P...

Capital cities are always special, being a major tourist destination, the most attractive things about Thiruvananthapuram are the temples, beaches, and backwaters. With a blend of great culture and hospitality, this city of Kerala takes everyone's heart away. The must-visit places in Thiruvananthapuram are Padmanabhaswamy temple, Kanakakunnu Palace, Agasthyakoodam, Napier Museum, Chalai Bazar, Sri Chitra Art Gallery,...

Exploring Kozhikode is like exploring one of the best cities in Kerala. From the great past to the present, it has always been a popular place. With everything from malls to beaches to food and temples, it attracts visitors from all across the country. Everyone should visit the stunning Kappad beach, Beypore beach,Tali temple, Lion's park, Kozhikode beach, Kozhippara falls, HiLite mall, Thikkoti light house, Kakkayam dam etc. 


The pretty landscape of Thekkady is the most important reason for the increasing number of tourists in Kerala every year. The densely green forests and grasslands make the place look unrealistically beautiful. Apart from the flora, it is also a home for various animals like tigers, elephants, macaques, and more. For the best view and experience, visit Vandanmedu, Murikkady, Pandikuzhi, Kumily, Abraham's Spice Garden, Elephant junction, and the beautiful Peri...

A beach person would totally love this place. Kovalam is surrounded by beautiful natural views. It has the famous Lighthouse beach and the great Hawa beach which makes visitors stop by for hours. The Samudra beach and the Chowara beach are also among the breathtaking beaches here. Apart from the beaches, visit the huge Vellayani lake, Karamana river, Thiruvallam Parasurama Temple, Neyyar dam, and more such lovely places. 


Nature-lovers should definitely not miss this place. Kumarakom, a village that has a lovely set of backwaters, lakes, waterfalls, beaches and so much more. You should definitely visit the Vembanad lake, the famous Jatayu rock, Kumarakom bird sanctuary, Kumarakom craft museum, Kottayam, Pathiramanal Island, Ettumanoor Mahadeva temple, Vaikom Mahadeva temple, and Thazhathangadi Valiapalli. Make your vacation completely worthwhile and visit this place immediate...

Varkala is something that feels like home. A quiet, calm, and chill-out place, which is beautifully surrounded by nature. The Varkala beach is the topmost beautiful place that you should visit here. Other places to visit in Varkala include Kappil Beach, Varkala Culture Center, Kilimanoor Palace, Varkala Lighthouse, Ponnumthuruthu Island, and the great Varkala cliff. The beauty around it is bliss to watch. 


Located in the Neyyattinkara tehsil, Poovar is most famous for its spectacular beach, with stunning surroundings, it attracts tourists from all over the country. You can go for boating activities here. Apart from the beach, it's amazing to shop in Poovar, a lovely collection of jewelry, footwear, carpets, etc are available here. Stop waiting and visit this beauty right away. 


Idukki is the third largest district of Kerala, also called the 'Spice Garden' of Kerala. If you love amazing spicy food then visit this place and buy tons of it. You can also choose to eat the deliciously unique food here. Highly covered with dense forests, this place is also famous for its tea plantations, wildlife sanctuaries, and rubber plantations. The must-visit places in Idukki include Idukki dam, Kalvari mount, Panchalimedu, Meesapulimala, Cheruthoni...

# Best Places to Visit in in Kerala


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Thiruvananthapuram (Capital)

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# Top National Parks In Kerala

Eravikulam National Park

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Eravikulam National Park is an amazing park situated in the Idukki district of the state. There are much unique flora and fauna in this park. From Nilgiri tahr to lion-tailed macaques, from gaur to Indian muntjac, golden jackal, jungle cat to wild dog, ruddy mongoose, you will find a lot of species here. The park is divided into 3 areas: th

Silent Valley National Park

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Visiting this Silent Valley National Park may be like being able to see such species that are extremely rare. Have the thrill and fun of watching the rare birds like the great Indian hornbill and Ceylon frogmouth. You will also be able to see many other birds like Nilgiri wood pigeon, Malabar grey h

Anamudi Shola National Park

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Anamudi Shola National Park is located in the Idukki district of Kerala. It is mainly famous for its splendid beauty and fauna. It is divided into 3 reserve forests: Idivara shola reserve, Pullardi shola reserve, and Mannavan shola reserve. Animals like tigers, Nilgiri tahr, bison, spotted deer, flying squirrels, sloth bear, panther, elepha

Mathikettan Shola National Park

Mathikettan Shola National Park is in Pooppara village in the Idukki district of the state. It is beautifully surrounded by lush green forests and a pleasant atmosphere. The chance of being able to watch many species of animals in it is something that you shouldn't miss. And you will love this place even more if you are fond of elephants as

Pampadum Shola National Park

Pampadum Shola National Park is the smallest national park but it is totally worth visiting. The lovely combination of flora and fauna surrounds it pretty amazing. There are many kinds of birds in large numbers and animals like tigers, buffaloes, gaur, Nilgiri langurs, elephants are also present. Visiting it at any time of the year is compl

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