Kerala lies on the southern coastal end of India. It is shaped with its layered landscape and the vast coastline covering the beaches next to the Arabian Sea Coast.

Kerala is known for its glistening backwaters and the tea and spice hills of the Western Ghats.

It is only for a reason that Kerala is known as God’s own country. The scenery is breathtaking and the natural landscape is beautiful with vast areas of lush greeneries and tea plantations on the mountain peaks. If you are looking for a tranquil trip, Kerala is the place to be with its white sands and pristine beaches, calming backwaters and beautiful coastal villages.

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In other words, Kerala is the best holiday package that India has in offer for the visitors. Whether you are a honeymoon couple or a trekker, whether you are a lonesome tourist or are in Kerala with family, the state has something in offer for each and everyone that lands in this beautiful and scenic state.

While there are several places in Kerala that are worth exploring, here are some of the best places in Kerala that are worth visiting. These places mentioned below covers all the  beauties of the state ranging from the vast tea plantations to the natural wild life, the relaxing beaches and the national parks etc.

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Munnar

Munnar is a beautiful and quiet hill station which was earlier the summer resort for the British during their rule in India. Munnar is known for its vast tea plantations. In fact such is the vastness of the tea plantation that Munnar is flocked by tourists from different parts of the world to soak in the natural beauty of the place.

The town of Munnar is like any other Indian town with various guest houses and shops, memento and souvenir shops that make the town a very conventional and beautiful one. Munnar is also a very popular honeymoon destination.

The name Munnar comes from the conglomeration of three rivers, the Mattupetti, Periavaru and Nallathanni. Munnar is also known for the Strobilanthus which is a rare blue flower that blossoms only once in every 12 years.

It is known as Neelakurinji in the colloquial language, Malayalam. Munnar is also home to the highest peak of South India, Anamudi which has a height of 2695 m.

One of the main attractions of Munnar is the nearby Eravikulam National Park where you can spot the endangered species of the Nilgiri Tahr apart from the usual animals like the langur, gaur, lion tailed macaque and elephants.

Thekkady

Thekkady in Kerala will take your breath away with the lush greenery, serene lakes and the picturesque landscapes all around. Thekkady is very impressive as a tourist destination and people from all over the world visit this place again and again.

There are various attractions in Thekkady, especially the flora and the fauna of the region is worth viewing. The place is mainly a wild life destination and is thus perfect place for you to explore if you are a nature and animal lover.

It is also a bird watchers paradise. Boating in the Periyar Lake is a must when you visit Thekkady as you can take a look at the big elephants and bison, and deer roam around in the natural habitat.

Alleppey

Alleppey is the hub of tourist attraction in Kerala. The scenic beauty of the region is absolutely breathtaking and flawless. Alleppey also known as Alappuzha is often known as the “Venice of the East”.

Much talked about attraction in Alleppey is the back waters. Cruise through the magnificent back waters on a houseboat for the ultimate pleasure and a romantic outing with your beloved.

Kovalam

Kovalam is one of the most developed beach resort of Kerala. The main attraction of the region is the Lighthouse Beach which is very touristy with several restaurants and hotels.

There is also the Hawa Beach which is in the northern parts of Kovalam and is pretty crowded with day trekkers and trippers. Kovalam is a great place to have a lot of fun on the beach, next to the sea. You can surf and also go for the ayurvedic spa treatments next to the beach and have the most relaxing and rejuvenating time of your life.

Kanyakumari

Kanyakumari is the southernmost tip of India and is the land of Goddess Parvati. It is located at the confluence of the Arabian Sea, Bay of Bengal, and the Indian Ocean.

Kanyakumari is also known as the Cape Comorin and is an important Hindu Pilgrimage. One of the major attractions of Kanyakumari is the Kumari Amman Temple which is one of the Shakti Peeths for the Hindu Pilgrims.

One of the beauties of Kanyakumari is the resplendent waterfalls and the pristine beaches. It is the ideal place to sit back and relax while you can enjoy the sea waves washing your feet with its pristine water.

Cochin

Cochin is also known as Kochi and is the second largest city in Kerala. Located in the district of Ernakulam, Cochin is one of the most important seaports of the country.

Cochin is also known as the Gateway of Kerala. It is a picturesque city located between the Western Ghats and the Arabian Sea. Cochin is the perfect blend between the age old heritage and the modern life style that makes the city unique and different than the rest.

The serenity of the place has been attracting tourists and visitors in hordes from different parts of the world. Cochin is also known for the Keralian Arts and is in fact the best place to view the Kalarippayattu and the Kathakali.

You can also take a leisure walk along the streets of the city to learn about the rich past of the city and its heritages. You will come back home not only rejuvenated but also enriched with a lot of knowledge.