Do we even need a reason to travel to god’s own country? With a multitude of landscapes from coffee estates to spice plantations, there’s just so much to see. Here are 5 places you need to visit to enjoy a bit of everything that Kerala has to offer.
This backwater hub otherwise known as Alappuzha is famously known for two things. The world famous snake boat races in Punnamada Lake that happens annually and our personal favorite, the houseboats. The Venice of the East has more than a thousand houseboats floating along with views of lush green paddy fields and glimpses of the local’s life. Alleppey is where you need to be to enjoy a relaxed and laid-back holiday.
You’re probably thinking, “Why would I visit a metro?”. What you don’t know is the capital of Kerala seamlessly mixes cosmo with history. From Jew town with its Portuguese-influenced architecture and culture to the landmark Chinese fishing nets at one the country’s most important trade routes, the city is a tropical paradise. Indulge in shopping and try out some authentic seafood while you’re at it.
This small hill station in the Western Ghats is a must-visit. Layers of tea gardens, misty mountains and waterfalls are what you’ll walk into. Surrounded by lush green on all sides, the best thing to do here is just to sit back and enjoy a cup of their famous freshly produced tea and do nothing else.
Love all things spice? Enjoy a visit to any of the numerous spice gardens available here. This exotic hill station is also home to the famous Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary. Go shopping in Kumily or enjoy a tour of the cardamom plantations at this underrated but truly unique hill station.
This lesser known but beautiful hill station is a heavenly place. Dense green hills on three sides surrounded by forests and meadows, one can enjoy a picturesque nature hike. Say hi to some untamed elephants enjoying a bath in the rivers.
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