Explore the colourful and ethnic beauty of Kerala. Visit the blue beaches and frondescent coastline which will tantalize you with their serene beauty.
Kerala has been featured in the list of 19 exalted places across the globe that CNN travel has recommended tourist to visit in 2019.
This area has all the natural scenic beauty with full of lakes, mountains, beaches and many more. It’s spectacular natural landscapes, palm tree and sprawling backwater – named it as the God’s own Country.
1. Shikara ride in Alappuzha, Kerala:
Alappuzha is a city popularly known for its Shikara rides along with the plain backwaters of Kerala. Try something exciting, jump on a Shikara boat to be mesmerised by the elegance of nature and claiming backwaters for 3-4 hours. A shikara ride is something different in the valley of Kerala. It provides some ethnic experience of boating and is a good source of entertainment.
2. Theyyam, a beautiful dance form- A must watch the event:
Theyyam is an exceptional dance form performed in Kerala. This is performed in various temples of North Kerala in front of the village Shrine. You can get a look at this dance form at the Kerala museum in Kochi. This dance has put a huge impact on the lives of many residents of Kerala. They have been greatly connected with this dance form.
3. Spend a day at Kovalam Beach:
Kovalam Beach is one of the finest beaches. Visit Kovalam Beach if you want to have a glance at the beautiful sunset and laze around. This beach offers an excellent diversity with Kovalam Beach to suit all desires and occasions. Three curved shaped beaches, alienated by stony outcropping from the major attraction of this coastal resort. It is lined with a host of shops rendering different edible items. Overall a place to visit with friends and family.
4- Sight elephants bathing at Kodanad Elephant Sanctuary:
Kodanad Elephant Sanctuary is a beautiful place for sightseeing. It is a famous tourist place that lies 42km away from Kochi. Fun activities include bathing of elephants, going on an elephant safari, feeding elephants. Different types of elephants are seen in this sanctuary playing with water enjoying in their own. Best time to visit is in summers.
5. Spend a day on a houseboat in Alleppey:
It’s being a dream for many to spend a day on a houseboat, wandering many things and experiencing new delights of life. Kerala provides this experience with full for joy as go on a fun ride on a houseboat amidst the lush green landscape of Alleppey. You will be served a freshly prepared meal during your visit to this place and you can even spend a night on a houseboat. Just make sure you reserve your seats well in advance.
6. Experience village life of Kerala for a day:
If you want a rural experience, then visit Kerala’s village that has some mesmerizing experience because of its diversity in culture and trend. You can visit Kumbalangi Integrated tourism village that lies 14 km away from Ernakulam railway station. You can spend a day exploring the local paddy cultivation, canoeing in the mangrove forest, fishing and crab farming. There are small tents available in villages for the tourist to stay at night. But you have to book it in advance.
7. Visit Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary:
It is situated around 3 hours away from Kochi, Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary should definitely be in the list to visit in Kerala. This bird sanctuary consists of various types of birds species. You can spot some of the infrequent migratory birds like egret, heron, waterfowl, Siberian crane. A beautiful place to visit!
8. Jungle Jeep ride in Periyar Jungle:
Periyar Jungle is located in Thekkady that lies 190km from Kochi. Periyar Jungle is famous for its diversified forest cover, mammals, fauna and aquatic life. Going on a jungle safari in a Jeep is a dream of many. So you can fulfil your dream in Kerala by sightseeing Idukki town, Mullaperiyar dam, green vegetable farm, and sprawling vineyards. You can stay here overnight camps that will give you a great experience.
You will definitely fall in love with Kerala. It is a place where you can calm yourself and find peace within you.