Places to Visit in Kerala

Kerala is a state of India located on the coastline of Arabian Sea. This state is known for its beaches , mountains , ghats etc. In the state economy state tourism contribute a major role. Ayurvedic tourism is also popular in this state. Kerala is known foe its ecotourism which include bird watching activities in western ghats , mountaineering ,trekking and beach activites.

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1. Periyar National Park, Kerala

periyar national park

  • Famous For : Periyar National Park & Wildlife Sanctuary, locating in Thekkady is the perfect example of nature’s bounty with great scenic beauty and rich biodiversity. In this astounding location of Kerala, the Periyar National Park is considered as the most protected area for the elephants and the tigers. One of the most renowned national parks in South India, the Periyar National Park is set high at the Western Ghat ranges.
  • Timings : Open from 6:00 am to 7:00 pm everyday
  • Tickets : For indian adult INR 45 and For indian children INR 15 . For foreigners adult INR 500 and For foreigners children INR 180
  • Best time to visit : September to June is considered the best time to visit Periyar National Park.

2. Shree Padmanabhaswamy Temple (Thiruvananthapuram)

shree padmanabhaswamy temple kerala

  • Famous For : Shree Padmanabhaswamy Temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu. In the temple Lord Vishnu is there in a reclining posture. Temple is also known for its beauty and grandeur. It is one of the 108 sacred Vishnu temples in India. The history and fame of this temple is intertwined in mystery and rich antiquity. The temple treasure has many valuable objects like crowns , statues , diamonds and other precious stones.
  • Timings : In the morning 03:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and in evening 05:00 p.m. to 08:30 p.m.
  • Entry Fee : To avoid rush or cue you can take a entry ticket for Rs 150 per person and Rs 180 per person with prasad.
  • Best time to visit : Best time to visit temple is october to march.
  • Dress Code : Women are required to wear saree and Men are required to wear munda or dhoti. You can easily rent dhoti outside the temple.

3. Kannan Devan Tea Museum , Munnar

kannan devan tea museum kerala

  • Famous For : If you are visiting kerala it is necessary to visit here as the museum show the history of munnar and the tea plantation. Here one can get to know about the full process of tea and many types of tea which even you have not heard.
  • Timings : 09:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. Show – 10:00 a.m. and 02:00 p.m.
  • Entry Fees : For Adults Rs75 , For children Rs 35 , For still camera Rs 20
  • Best time visit : To get better experience visit in winters.
  • How to Reach : If you are coming from airport (Cochin International Airport) , you can take a cab for hassle free commutation. Museum is about 100 km from airport and it will take around 3hrs to reach. If you are coming from train, firstly you reach to Ernakulam Railway Station than take a taxi or public transport bus which will directly take you to museum.

4. Backwaters , Kerala

kerala backwaters

  • Famous For : Kerala backwaters have been used from many years by the locals for fishing, transportation and agriculture. There are many backwaters but Alleppey backwater is one of the most famous backwater in kerala as it is linked to many bridges and canal and visitors like to  visit here. You can even enjoy more here by staying in the house boat.

5. Varkala Beach, (Thiruvananthapuram)

varkala beach kerala

  • Famous For : There are many beaches in kerala as it is situated along side arabian sea but Varkala beach is one of the most famous and most loved beach by tourists because of its spring spiritual, ayurvedic, medicinal and curative properties. It is believed that a dip in this holy water of beach can remove all the impurities/negativities from your body and make your soul free from all sins.
  • How To Reach : It is about 3 km from Varkala railway station. You can take taxi, auto or any public transport to reach here.
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