Kerala Tourist Places

Kerala Tourist Places

Kerala Tourist Places and Travel Guide

Carved with the splendors of nature, Kerala is a complete holiday destination for lovers, wildlife explorers, nature lovers, wanderers, and Photography enthusiasts. From the scenic backwaters to the exotic wildlife sanctuaries, Kerala has all the natural wonders and scenic displays that are able to attract a large number of tourists every year. The houseboats on backwaters, misty mountains, lush green valleys, and relaxing beaches all come together to make it a complete honeymoon and holiday destination in India

Let’s explore some of the scenic places in Kerala:


Munnar Kerala - Kerala Tourist Places
Munnar Kerala

Blessed with lush green hills, Munnar is one of the most popular honeymoon destinations in Kerala. Walking through the seamless tea plantations gets you closer to nature. A honeymoon couple can witness the exotic variety of flora and fauna in Eravikulam National Park and the stunning falls at Pallivasal and Chinnakanal.

Best time to visit: October to November & January to May is the best time to visit Munnar

Popular Attractions: Tea plantations and Eravikulam National Park


Kovalam Tourist Places

If you ever got in contact with a postcard of this state, there is a huge probability to come across Kovalam beach to witness its real beauty with the lighthouse. The beach offers a comfortable and romantic stay with your partner. Lighthouse beach and Hawah Beach are not to be missed as they are one of the main attractions of Kovalam. And, last but not the least, witness the sunset hand-in-hand as it is considered one of the most beautiful sunsets here.

Best time to visit: The perfect time to rush this beauty is from September to March

Popular Attractions: Lighthouse Beach and Hawah Beach



What about a freshly prepared meal on a houseboat and you are enjoying the mesmerizing nature and tribal views alongside? Yes, the place – Alleppey offers this kind of romantic and amazing experience to its visitors. The endless paddy fields and lush greenery are the perfect invitations for honeymoon couples or newlyweds. And this was your romantic dream then Alleppey is definitely going to make it true.

Best time to visit: The great time to visit Alleppey is October to February


Wayanad - Kerala Tourist Places

A honeymoon is considered best at this place because of its thick rainforest cover, spice plantations, and dazzling waterfalls. The perfect place for a honeymoon, Wayanad also offers Kuruva Island for a laid-back picnic experience. Don’t miss trekking atop the Chembra Peak for a spectacular view and also get dazzled by the look of Meenmutty waterfalls. Edakkal caves are truly unique and not to be missed by anyone who is coming to visit Wayanad.

Best time to visit: October to May is the perfect time to visit Wayanad


Kumarakom sightseeing

A very famous calm backwater town, Kumarakom is beautifully set amidst swaying coconut groves and it is a great place to indulge in amazing activities such as boating, fishing, and witnessing the migratory birds at the famous bird sanctuary nearby.

Best time to visit: Choose September to March as it is the best suitable time to visit Kumarakom


Thekkady - Kerala Tourist Places

If you have planned that your honeymoon would be amazingly romantic, then Thekkady is the perfect place for you. Visit Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary for taking an interesting Jungle Ride that takes you through the lovely Idukki Town, Mullaperiyar Dam, and the sprawling vineyards. The lucky one will also witness the endangered lion-tailed macaque. Murikaddy is also there for enjoying the mesmerizing Panoramic view of cardamom, coffee, and pepper plantations.

Best time to visit: September to May is a great time to visit



Surrounded by the clusters of Thangal, Murugan, and Kurisumala hills, Vagamon gives you an amazing feeling of peace and tranquillity far from the bustling cities. Untamed buffaloes and elephants bathing in the small waterbodies can be seen through the nature trails.

Best time to visit: March to May is a good time to visit Vagamon

Varkala Beach

Varkala Beach - Kerala Tourist Places
Varkala Beach

A beautiful setting along the edge of dizzying cliffs, Varkala is one of the most popular beach destinations in Kerala. Relaxing and wandering along the cliff paths are the preferable things to do in Varkala. A nearby water spring is believed to have medicinal properties and thus it is highly recommended for a visit.

Best time to visit Varkala: October to March is the best time to visit



Arabian sea on its west, the capital city Trivandrum is named after Lord Vishnu and is famous for housing Sree Padmanabha Swamy Temple, an architectural wonder and one of India’s most revered religious shrines of the country. A couple should definitely visit the temple to take the blessings of Lord Vishnu. The place is considered one of the best honeymoon destinations in Kerala as it offers almost everything from stunning beaches, forests, historic landmarks, and cultural essence.

Best time to visit: October to March is the best time to visit Trivandrum


Kuttikanam - Kerala Tourist Places

If you are willing to enjoy your honeymoon in the lap of nature, then Kuttikunam is the right place for you. Surrounded by lush green tea gardens, the place is also perfect for wildlife lovers as this region is home to monkeys, bison, and tigers.

Best time to visit: October to February



A couple can enjoy a fair piece of serenity with some hustle and bustle. As this is the commercial city of Kerala, this is the perfect place for shopping and buying some souvenirs. There are numerous temples and churches and they cast great magic with their old-world charm. A mainland portion of Kochi; now, it’s also known as the name of Ernakulam.

Best time to visit: October to March hosts the best time to visit Ernakulam


Kollam Backwaters

A hub of the Indian Cashew trade, Kollam is one of the most visited and romantic places in Kerala. This is also the gateway to the backwaters of Kerala. There are beaches, waterfalls, lakes, and architectural landmarks to entertain romantic couples come from all over the country.

Best time to visit Kollam: October to March is the most suitable time to visit Kovalam


Palakkad Fort - Kerala Tourist Places

The vast expanse of padding fields, miles of lush greenery, roaring river streams, and the stunning Western Ghats hillocks allure a great number of tourists every year. It’s not all over; one also gets notices the famous landmarks such as Palakkad Fort, and Jainmedu Temple. The place comes in one of the most beautiful places in Kerala for tourists.

Famous Wildlife Sanctuaries in Kerala

Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary

Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary

The Integral part of Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve, the Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary is rich in Bio-diversity. The Biosphere Reserve has been created in order to conserve the biological heritage of the reason. The sanctuary is also conserving exotic species of Flora and Fauna.

Eravikulam National Park

Eravikulam National Park - Kerala Tourist Places
Eravikulam National Park

Famous for its natural splendor, Eravikulam National Park is home to the Nilgiri Tahr. People also love to flock to this park as very special Neelakurinji Flowers bloom once in approx every 12 years. This place was a relief in a bad time of disappearing many exotic wild species from the planet.

Parambikulam Tiger Reserve

Parambikulam Tiger Reserve

Situated in Chittur Taluk of Palakkad district, the amazing Tiger Reserve is spreading over an area of 285 sq km. The challenging hill ranges from an altitude of 300 to 1438 m above sea level. The Parambikulam Tiger Reserve also conserves the world’s tallest and oldest teak tree. Animals such as tigers, fiery leopards, and elephants are living in the sheds of the dense forest of Parambikulam.

Idukki Wildlife Sanctuary

Idukki wildlife sanctuary

The naturally endowed, Idukki Wildlife Sanctuary is located about 470 m above sea level. The sanctuary is residing beside the Cheruthoni and Periyar Rivers. The beautiful lake inside the sanctuary is great for romantic boat rides.

Kadalundi Bird Sanctuary

Kadalundi Bird Sanctuary - Kerala Tourist Places

Conserving around 60 species of migratory birds, Kadalundi Bird Sanctuary is a cluster of scenic Islands. Beautiful hills and rare species of birds are what exactly Kadalundi Bird Sanctuary has to offer its visitors.

Ways to reach Kerala:

By Air: If you are coming by air, then Cochin has good connectivity from all International Airports across India and across the world. All kinds of vehicles such as taxis, cabs, buses, and trains can be boarded from the International Airport of Cochin.

By Bus: The Kerala State Run Transport    (KSRTC) has the capability to connect you with all major and minor cities of the state. From the ordinary seating buses to the Air-Conditioned Volvos, Kerala offers all kinds of buses on every route of the state.

By Train: Most of the cities and towns are well connected with Indian Railway Services. And tourists can easily board or depart trains at the Railway Stations of Kerala. When a tourist arrives at one of the stations; can easily board a taxi, cab, or bus for the further journey.

By Water: There are different cruising routes that are available through the water in Kerala. Cochin is a place in Kerala that is accessible from all major cities of India and other countries such as Goa, Mumbai, Colombo, Lakshadweep, and Male. Places like Kottayam, Kumarakom, Alleppey, and Cochin are interconnected through the backwaters. A boat is enough to cruise through these places.

By Car or Self Drive: Driving your own car to the mesmerizing places of Kerala is another level of fun and adventure. Driving through the beautiful countryside of Kerala is definitely a fun drive. An extensive network of National Highways and local linking roads are perfect to explore the whole of Kerala with your own car.

Isn’t it beautiful, charming, scenic, historic, and naturally rich to attract visitors from all over the world? If you find it perfect for your next holiday destination then pack your bags and make your plan for Holidays in Kerala at the lowest prices at Unlock Holidays.

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