One of the most incredibly beautiful states of India is Kerala that lies in the southernmost part of the country. It has always been a favorite spot for tourists because of its extensive coastline and scenic beauty. Kerala is widely known for its beaches, waterfalls, ancient palaces, and backwaters. If you are someone who loves beaches over mountains then Kerala has a lot to offer you, and you need to visit here once in your life. There are some fascinating places and activities of this state that you must experience once in your life.
Backwaters In Kerala
This state is rich in heritage and is known as the ‘Land of spices’ for growing a multitude of spices categories. The weather in Kerala is always pleasant and you can visit this place any time of the year to witness its beauty and exotic nature. The serene backwaters are undoubtedly one of the most popular attractions of this state. The best place to experience the serenity of this state is to visit Kumarakom houseboats. This houseboat will take you through one of the most off-beat yet mesmerizing backwaters of Kumarakom that will compel you to explore more about the flora and fauna of Kerala.
Visit Munnar Meander Around Tea Gardens
If you are intrigued to know about how the tea is cultivated then explore the tea gardens of Munnar which is around 3 hours away from Kochi. You can also visit the Kannan Devan Plantation Museum to see by yourself the process of cultivating tea. You can also satisfy your taste buds by tasting different teas that have been locally cultivated. If you wish you can then collect the tea of your choice and carry it with you. If you are not a fan of trekking and walking around then you can also hire a cab or a jeep to Kolukkumalai Tea Estate that is also a must-visit place.
Go To Allepey
Allepey is again one of the most remarkable destinations that tourists love to visit. You can choose to stay in one of the Allepey houseboats that will take you through the greenery and scenic beauty of this place. Sailing through the most exotic landscape with fresh air is so incredible that it would make you want to stay more. You can even try some delicious cuisines of the place while on the houseboat and relish the flavors.
Watch the Boat Races
If you are a thrill seeker or adventure lover person then you have to witness the Boat races in Alleppey also known as snake boat races. These boat races usually take place between July to September during the festival of Onam. It is one of the best things to experience in Kerala which you can also watch closely by booking a boat especially available for the tourists during the race. You can applaud and cheer for your favorite team that is participating in the sport.
Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary
This again an activity which the adventure enthusiast would love to indulge i.e., visiting Thekkady. Kerala is enriched with lush green forests and is a perfect place to go for a wildlife expedition. Going to Periyar Wildlife sanctuary should be at the top of your to-do list when in Kerala. You can book a jeep and go on a drive that will take you through the Idukki town and you will get to see the farms, vineyards, and endangered species as well.
Do visit these places in Kerala and let’s know about the experience. Stay tuned to Herzindagi for more.
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