42 Places to visit in Kerala | Tourist places in Kerala

Top tourist places to visit in Kerala

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1. Munnar

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Situated on the banks of three rivers- Madupetti, Nallathanni and Periavaru, Munnar is an idyllic hill station, famous for its tea estates, exotic scenery, abundance of flora and fauna and craggy peaks.

2. Alleppey

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Famous backwaters of God's own country, Kerela, the city of Alleppey is known for its beaches, temples, boat races and Ayurvedic spa and wellness centers.

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3. Thekkady

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Home to the country's largest Tiger Reserve- Periyar, Thekkady is a great way to enjoy a jungle vacation.

4. Kochi

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Situated on beach-side, Kochi is a bustling commercial port with a trading history that dates back to at least 600 years, and is till today the financial capital of Kerala.

5. Wayanad

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Replete with enchanting waterfalls, historical caves, comfortable resorts and home stays, this popular town is famous for its spice plantations and wildlife.

6. Varkala

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Famous for its natural fisheries and springs, Varkala is a coastal town with scenic beaches, lakes, forts, lighthouse and for the samadhi of Kerala's saint Sree Narayana Guru.

7. Kovalam

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An idyllic village along the coastlines of the Arabian Sea, Kovalam is most famous for its three pristine beaches with shallow waters and low tidal waves where one can go surfing, wooden and motor boat riding.

8. Poovar

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Poovar is a lovely island with long stretches of glowing sand, serene surroundings and refreshing gentle breeze. I

9. Kumarakom

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Situated on the banks of Vembanad Lake, Kumarakom is a cluster of many small man-made islands reclaimed from the lake.

10. Sabarimala

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More than 30 million pilgrims visit the temple in Sabarimala annually, making it the largest in India and second largest in the world, after Haji Pilgrimage of Mecca in Saudi Arabia.

11. Idukki

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With remains of Chera dynasty, Vembolinad Kingdom, and European plantations in the later years, this rugged hill resort is best known for its wildlife sanctuaries, beautiful bungalows, tea factories, rubber plantations and forests.

12. Kollam

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Steeped in rich past, entangled with unique culture and attributed with nature divine, Kolam lies on the southwest coast of India and has many more hidden treasures troves to be explored.

13. Bekal

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Located on the wide expanse of the Malabar coastline, Bekal is famous for its forts, backwaters, and beaches.

14. Kozhikode

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Formerly known as Calicut, Kozhikode was the Capital of Malabar during the Zamorin rule 500 years ago and is famous for its centuries old trade in cotton and spices with Jews, Arabs, Phoenicians and Chinese.

15. Thrissur

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Officially known as the cultural capital of Kerala, Thrissur is famous for fostering classical Keralan performing arts, religious sites and the renowned Onam festival, Thrissur Pooram festival and Vadakkumnathan Temple.

16. Thalassery

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Fondly known as Tellichery, Thalassery is a coastal town of Kerala nestled at the shore of Arabian Sea and immersed in the vibrant culture.

17. Trivandrum

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The capital of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram with a tradition that officially dates back to 1000 BC, and located on seven low-hills near the southern tip of India is famous for its pristine beaches, temples and greenery.

18. Nelliyampathy

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Nelliyampathy is located near the Kerala and Tamil Nadu border offering bounty of nature and lush green surroundings of tea, coffee and cardamom plantations.

19. Nilambur

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Nestled at the bank of Chaliyar River in the proximity to Nilgiri Range, Nilambur is a small town, popularly known as ‘Land of Teak Plantations’.

20. Ponmudi

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Nestled in the laps of rolling hills of the Western Ghats, filled with tea-plantations, lush green hills and valleys, waterfalls and streams, this quaint little town draws connoisseurs of mountain life.

21. Kalpetta

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Kalpetta is a small quaint town with beautiful backdrop of majestic hills lurking in the shadows, lush green surroundings, fresh air and picturesque scenic beauty.

22. Palakkad

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Located near a wide low pass in the Western Ghats mountain ranges, Pallakad is the land of Palmyras and Paddy Fields and is famous as the chief granary of Kerala.

23. Peerumedu

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Blessed with a vast expanse of green cover, beautiful rolling hills, wandering streams and gurgling waterfalls; Peermede is a small bewitching hill station of Kerala.

24. Guruvayur

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A small town in the district of Thrissur, Guruvayoor is most famous for the Guruvayoor Temple- India's third largest temple housing Lord Krishna.

25. Malampuzha

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Malampuzha in Palakkad district is famous for its dam and dense green forest, and foliage.

26. Vythiri

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62 kms off Kozhikode is Vythiri, popular resort town famous for its old world charm of cottages, log huts & tree house accommodations cozily nestled in the forests of Wayanad.

27. Kannur

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Kannur, fondly known as Cannanore, is bundled with plethora of sightseeing options including beaches, historic monuments, ancient temples and mesmerizing picnic spots.

28. Kasargod

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Kasargod is a small town lying on the sea coast displaying a delightful blend of various religions, culture and bounty of nature.

29. Thenmala

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India's first planned eco tourism destination, Thenmala is located in the Kollam district of Kerala. A place with waterfalls, rivers, dams, deer park, adventure zones, beautiful railway routes, hillocks in the background and lush greenery everywhere, Thenmala is a great destination to spend time wit

30. Kottayam

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Culturally rich and naturally enchanting, Kottayam is a destination in Kerala offering a complete package for a perfect vacation.

31. Kumily

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Separating Kerala and Tamil Nadu, this quaint little town is best known for its plantation walks, diverse wildlife, boating and trekking and its Ayurvedic massages.

32. Ponnani

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A small beach town located in the Malappuram District of Kerala is mainly renowned for its long stretch of beautiful sandy beaches.

33. Vagamon

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1100 metres above sea, far way from the loud city culture, lush greenery and serenity to gift every visitor, Vagamon could be your quiet offbeat place in Kerala away from maddening tourist crowds.

34. Pathanamthitta

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Nestled amid the hilly bounds of Kerala, Pathanamthitta is a town immersed in spirituality and mysticism.

35. Thattekad Bird Sanctuary

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Located near Kothamangalam in Ernakulam on the northern bank of the Periyar River, this bird sanctuary is also called Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary and is famous for its rich and varied birdlife.

36. Muthanga Wildlife Sanctuary

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Located in Wayanad, the Muthanga is a UNESCO marked heritage, home to various species of animals, birds and plants and famous for its safaris.

37. Malappuram

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Located on NH213, 50 kms southeast of Kozhikode and being a one-time headquarters of British troops, this hill-top town is replete with colonial history.

38. Devikulam

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This quaint little hill-station located at an altitude 1800 m above sea level is best known for its mythical Sita Devi Lake, rolling hills, waterfalls and its innumerable tea and spice plantations.

39. Tholpetty

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Replete with natural forest and wildlife reserves, Tholpetty is part of the Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary and covers the Nilgiri forest Reserve.

40. Thodupuzha

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Thodupuzha is a beautiful gateway town located in the Idukki district of Kerala. It is situated at a distance of 200 km from the state’s capital, Trivandrum. Thodupuzha is often regarded as the fastest growing town in Central Kerala.

41. Kurumbalakotta

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Kurumbalakotta is a monolith hillock located in Wayanad district at Kerala, India. Situated at 3,220 feet above sea level, the hill gives a splendid view of the scenery spread around. Geographically, the mountain is a part of the Deccan plateau and is in the centre of Wayanad.

42. Kattappana

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Kattapana is an infrastructurally fast-growing municipal town located in Idukki district, Kerala. The people of Kattapana are mostly involved in farming. There are various cultivation ranging from tea, coffee, pepper, and so on which gives the town a spread of greenery.

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