KERALA VILLAGE TOURISM
Thiruvananthapuram comprises a lot of British colonial architecture, art galleries, and geographically beautiful destinations. It is also one of the cleanest cities in India even being the capital city. Famous temples, beautiful beaches, historical places, islands, parks, etc make it an ideal holiday destination. Kovalam Beach, Padmanabhaswamy Temple, Agasthyakoodam hills, Poovar Island, beaches of Ponmudi, Shanghumukham, and Varkala are some of the must-visit places in Trivandrum
Pathanamthitta is a center for devotees and also a retreat for the eyes with its dense forests, rivers, and rural landscapes. Some of the exquisite places to visit in Pathanamthitta are Sabarimala Sri Dharmasastha Temple, Aranmala Parthasarathy Temple, Konni Forest Reserve, Achankovil River, Perunthenaruvi waterfall, Malayalappuzha Devi temple, Gavi village, Pandalam Bridge, Konni and Adavi, etc.
Kottayam gained national and international importance because of its natural scenic beauty. Kottayam is a land of panoramic backwater stretches, lush paddy fields, highlands, and exclusive rubber plantations. The must-visit places in Kottayam are Ilaveezhapoonchira, Vembanad lake, Poonjar Palace, Thazhathangadi Juma Masjid, Vagamon, Bird Sanctuary, Kumarakom boat houses.
Kollam was once a famous port of international spice trade in ancient India. Blessed with a long coastline, Kollam has a prominent role in the cashew trade in India. The destinations you should visit in Kollam are Ashtamudi Lake, Kollam Beach, Thirumullavaram Beach, Jatayu Adventure Centre, Thenmala, Palaruvi Waterfalls, Thangassery Light House, Kakkathuruth, Paravur Lake, Neendakara Port, Thevally Palace, and Munroe Island. A long ride in a houseboat through Ashtamudi Lake is a sought-after and picturesque trip that Kollam has to offer to you.
A lot of canals, backwaters, beaches, and lagoons along with its lush greenery made Alleppey a perfect destination to explore life and culture. Alappuzha is famous for its luxurious houseboat cruises, and it is a picture-perfect destination. Some of the best places to visit in Alleppey are Marari beach, Alappuzha beach, Pathiramanal Beach, Sree Krishna Swamy Temple, Alleppey lighthouse, Krishnapuram Palace, and Punnamada Lake.
Idukki offers a diverse experience like wildlife sanctuaries, hill stations, dams, spice plantation tours, mountain treks, elephant rides, etc. A lot of canals, backwaters, beaches, and lagoons along with its lush greenery made Alleppey a perfect destination to explore life and culture.
Visiting Kochi will leave you amazed from backwaters to beaches to hill stations, this state's geography is sound and diverse. There are a lot of untouched hidden tourist places in cochin to visit. The best places in Kochi to visit are Fort Kochi, Mattancherry Palace, Willington Island, Marine drive, Kumbalangi Village, Kadamakudi Village, Jew town, Hill palace museum, Lulu mall, Cherai beach, etc. This list is endless. Kochi is a booming metropolitan city and a great tourist destination because of its cultural and geographical diversity.
Apart from mountains and dams, Palakkad located in the Western Ghats has so much more to offer, such as historical structures, Scenic drives, Religious sites, Architectural buildings, wildlife experiences, waterfalls, etc. The scenery of Vast paddy fields and Palmyra trees makes Palakad the most beautiful among other states. The best places to visit in Palakkad are Nelliyampathy Hills, Parambikulam Tiger Reserve, Malambuzha Dam, Kava, Seethargundu Viewpoint, Kalpathy Temple, Tipu Sultan Fort, Kannimara Teak, Dhoni Waterfalls, and Attapadi Reserve Forest.
The seaport where Arab, Chinese, and East African traders once linked, Kozhikode was previously the most important region of the Malabar Coast. Luxuriant green countryside, peaceful shores, historic places, rivers, mangrove forests, and hills make Kozhikode a must-visit destination. The top places to visit in Kozhikode are kappad beach, SM Street, Beypore beach, Kakkayam Dam, Kozhikode Beach, Kozhippara Falls, Kariyathumpara, Mananchira square, etc, Miskhal masjid, Vayalada, Sarovaram bio park, Thusharagiri waterfalls and Pazhassiraja Archeological Museum, etc.
Kannur is a land of unspoiled beaches, full of greenery, and a lot of historic places with its peaceful and inviting aura. Some of the famous places in Kannur to visit are Payyambalam beach, St. Angelo Fort, Palakkayam thattu, Vismaya Water park, Muzhappilangad Drive-in beach, Aaralam wildlife sanctuary, Kavvayi islands, baby beach, Meenkunnu beach, Ezhara beach, Mapilla Bay, and Pallikunnu Mookambika temple. Nothing can beat the delicacy of northern Kerala, especially Kannur. The cuisine of Kannur is influenced by tradition across the globe, including Arabic, Persian and European. Kannur dishes made of Kadukka, Kallumakkaya or mussels, Thalassery biriyani, and mutton are very famous.
Thrissur is the Cultural Capital of Kerala. Thrissur has a great significance in history regarding its culture and archaeological remains. With countless temples, hillocks, beaches, Dams, and a lot of less commercialized hidden treasures, Thrissur has something for every kind of traveler. The best places to visit in Thrissur are Athirappilly Waterfall, Sakthan Palace, Punnathur Kotta, Sri Vadakkunnathan Temple, Sakthan Thampuran Palace, State Museum and Zoo, Chavakkad Beach, Paramekkavu Bhagavathi Temple, Chimmini Dam.
Bordered by the beautiful walls of Western ghats on the east and cocooned by the Arabian Sea on the west, Malappuram is one of the exquisite districts with its cultural abundance, historical significance, and geography. Its ritual art forms, ethnic cuisine, and age-old traditions make Malappuram exceptional. The best places to visit in Malappuram are Mini Ooty, Nilambur Teak Museum, Kerala Kund, Kodikuthimala2, Kottakkunnu, Nedumkayam, Thirunavaya Nava Mukunda Temple, Alathiyoor Hanuman Temple, Ponnani Juma Masjid (Makkah of Kerala Muslims), Padinharekara Beach, Paloor Kotta Waterfall, Kadalundi Bird Sanctuary, Kollam Kolli Waterfalls, Lalitha Kala Academy, Padinjarekkara Beach, Pazhayangadi Mosque, Elembalai Hill and Tirumanthamkunnu Temple.
Wayanad is a green paradise in the northeast of Kerala, the only plateau in the state. Wayanad is the motherland of the majority of the tribal population of the state (one-third of the total tribal population of Kerala). Wayanad is for all kinds of travelers. It has 7,000 years (Believing so) old, Edakkal Caves to countless hill stations. An enormous area of the district is covered by forest, and it has a lot of trekking points. The best places to visit in the Wayanad are Edakkal Caves, Kuruvadweep, Sree Thirunelli Mahavishnu Temple, Pookode Lake, Banasura Sagar Dam, Neelimala View Point, Lakkidi View Point, Chembra peak, Kuruvadweep, Soochipara Waterfalls, Pookode Lake, and Kurumbalakotta viewpoint.
Kasargode is the northernmost district of Kerala. It is famous for some exquisite folk arts and rituals of Kerala. Kasargode presents itself in front of its visitors, the serene beaches of the Arabian Sea, Kerala backwaters, mighty forts, and Western Ghats’ secret spots.
The top destinations in Kasargod are Bekal Fort, Ranipuram Hills, Chandragiri Fort, Valiyaparamba Backwaters, Nileswaram, Possadi Gumpe, Kanhangad, Malik Ibn Dinar Mosque, and Ananthapura Lake Temple.