Tourist Places in Kerala

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Here are the top 60 places to visit in Kerala in 2020:

43. Mananthavady

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On the banks of the Mananthavady River or locally known as ‘Pusha’, a tributary of the Kabini River, lies the municipality of Mananthavady, in Wanayad, Kerala. It is one of the three major towns and the second largest in the district. Adorned with lush green hills of the Western Ghats, it has a...

44. Kodanad

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Kodanad, Kerala, is a beautiful village, located approximately 40kms away from Cochin. The place is easily accessible via air, rail, and road. Kodanad is widely known for its Elephant Training Centre, which can offer fascinating views. People often visit Kodanad View Point for witnessing beautiful s...

45. Mannarkkad

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Mannarkkad is a small municipal town in the heartland of the God’s Own Country, Kerala. Surrounded by enchanting wildlife and forest, the town is home to many indigenous tribal communities. The two rivers Kunthippuzha and Nellippuzha nestle the valley of Mannarkkad, while the hills of Attappadi arou...

46. Ranni

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Ranni is a quaint hill station in the Pathanamthitta district of Kerala. It is an up-and-coming tourist destination and rests quietly on either side of river Pampa. Ranni has grown to become a hub of history, pilgrimage, natural beauty, and politics. It is only 66 kms away from the famous Sabrimala ...

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47. Mundakayam

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47 out of 60
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Mundakayam is a beautiful taluk in the town of Kanjirapally, Kottayam. It's a land of rubber plantations and waterfalls situated 52km from Kottayam district. The town is also called as the Doorway to the Highranges in southern Kerala.

48. Ernakulam

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Ernakulam is the central district in Kerala and is home to its financial and industrial capital, Kochi. The district is considered as the economic and political hub of Kerala. The Cochin Stock Exchange, Kerala Municipal Corporation and Kerala High Court also fall within this district. While it is th...

49. Malakkappara

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Malakkappara or Malakhappara is a small hill station in the Thrissur District of Kerala. The Sholayar River drains into this heavily forested region. It is also home to a Tata Tea estate, with the rest of the forests being managed by the local Forest Department. For those who love exploring forests ...

50. Periyar National Park

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The Periyar National Park in Thekkady, Kerala, is one of the most bio-diverse regions in the world and the best-protected reserve area that one can lay eyes on in India. Famous for its gorgeousness, greenery and stillness, the park is the dwelling place of abundant significant species, including the...

51. Chembra Peak

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Located close to Meppady and just 8 km south of Kalpetta, stands the highest peak of the Wayanad Hill Range- the Chembra Peak at an altitude of 2000 meters above sea level. The Chembra peak offers a panoramic view of not only the entire Wayanad district but also a large chunk of Kozhikode, Malappura...

52. Mahe

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Mahe, also known as Mayyazhi, is a small beach town which is located on the tip of the river Mahe. Although it is situated in the state of Kerala physically, it forms a part of the union territory of Pondicherry. Surrounded by the beautiful landscape of Kerala, Mahe was a part of French India and ha...

53. Silent Valley National Park

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The Silent Valley National Park, with its lush green forests and beautiful views of the rich flora and fauna, is a popular destination for nature as well as wildlife lovers all across the globe. Spread across an area of 89 square kilometres, the Silent Valley National Park is located in the Kundali ...

54. Gavi

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One of the most beautiful places in India, Gavi is a small village tucked between tea estates and wide and dense forests. A unique project in itself, the place is a model of eco-tourism site bringing to the world its spellbinding abundance in flora and fauna. Gavi is situated some 14 km away from th...

55. Thirparappu Falls

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Located at a distance of about 55 kilometres from Kanyakumari, the cascading waters of the Tirparappu Falls make up for an enchanting sight. This waterfall is a manmade one and falls from a height of 50 feet. The water collects in a quaint pool below which is an ideal place to frolic around, especia...

56. Paithalmala

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A small hill station tucked in the forest of Kodagu in the Kannur district of Kerala, Paithalmala is one of the most beautiful peaks in the Western Ghats that mesmerizes anyone who has been here. Standing tall at 4500 ft, Paithalmala is the tallest peak in the district of Kannur and a very...

57. Kalady

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In God's own land, the birthplace of one of the greatest Indian philosopher lies. Kalady is a famous pilgrim centre which became famous as Adi Sankaracharya’s birthplace. Located near Cochin in Kerala, Kalady is dedicated to Sankaracharya and his memory. Kalady is a place that celebrates knowle...

58. Vaikom

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Vaikom is a town located in the district of Kottayam in Kerala. It was also a destination of Satyagraha during the Indian Independence Movement. It is the oldest city in Kottayam and lies very close to the famous tourist spot of Kumarakom. Vaikom Temple lies at the heart of the town and becomes very...

59. Agasthyakoodam

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Agastyakoodam, also known as Agastya Mala Peak is the second highest peak in Kerala with an extensive height of 1868 metre. Located within the premises of Neyyar Wildlife Sanctuary, Agastyakoodam is part of the Agasthyamala Biosphere Reserve and boasts of surreal natural beauty. Nestled in Sahyadris...

60. Attappadi

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Lying on the foothills of the Silent Valley National Park, located in the Palakkad district of Kerala- is Attappadi. It lies at a distance of 38 kms from Mannarkkad. This place is a perfect vacation getaway if you are a nature lover. It is also a great place to be for those who appreciate wildlife.

FAQs on Kerala

What is not so good about Kerala?

Language could become a barrier if you are not a Malayali, though there are a lot of people who can converse in English or Hindi. The summers can be a pain in some parts of Kerala. While the hills would remain cool, the rest would be sweating through and through.

How much does a package cost for Kerala?

The packages for Kerala start at INR 2986 which can be further customized based on number of people, days, hotel category, vehicle type and customizations. You can have a look at all packages here

What are the top places to visit in Kerala?

The top things to do in Kerala are Munnar, Alleppey, Wayanad, Thekkady, Varkala, Poovar. You can see all the places to visit in Kerala here

Who should visit Kerala?

One would think that Kerala is only for families. Young adults can have a fantastic time in God's own country. If one is all about relaxing and enjoying some fresh sea breeze while getting a holistic Ayurveda spa treatment, this could be the destination. If there is an appetite for adventure, there is plenty of room there too.

What is the best time to visit Kerala?

September to February is the best time to visit Kerala when it is relatively cooler. While summers (March to May) make the state too hot for comfort and the monsoons (June - August) can receiver downpour that can heavier than imagined and is not entirely advisable to all tourists. But for some, it can be a beautiful amalgamation of festivals, scenic views and the much talked about Ayurvedic treatments. 
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What is the local food in Kerala?

With the Romans, Greeks, Dutch, Portuguese and many more invaders making their way to the ports of Kerela, it's no surprise that Kerala's food is so diverse and distinct from the rest of the country. There are differences seen in the taste and styles of north and south Kerala- the menu ranges from lip-smacking Mappila biryani, Sadya and brilliant non-vegetarian dishes, you are sure to find something new every day! Kerala is a paradise for seafood lovers; from an array of prawns, lobsters, rockfish and squid among the others, the place won't disappoint you. The Sadya is a substantial feast served on a banana leaf and consists of 24-28 dishes in a single meal. Onam Sadyas are something you should try if you're in Kerala. Other favourite dishes include Avial, Kozhikodan Halwa, Appam-stew combo, Kappa, Puttu-Meen curry and Paal Payasam. 

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