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Kerala - Heaven of South India

Lauded as the lavishly green and aromatic destination of India located at the tip of the Malabar Coast, Kerala is one of the best places to visit while on tour to South India. Best described by its interconnected network of backwaters, tea covered Western Ghats, beaming beaches and fresh hill stations, Kerala is an absolute pleasure to explore. Apart from its topography, Kerala has strictly preserved its wildlife in sanctuaries and National Parks. 

Known for its exotic flavours, Kerala will take your taste buds on a roller coaster ride. The very flavoursome spices added to the famous specialities like Idiyappam (Egg Curry), Sambar Dosa, Malabar Biryani, Kerala Beef Fry with Malabar Parotta, and Cassava (Fish Curry), will surely make your Kerala trip worthwhile. Apart from the spices, the tea and coffee of Kerala perfectly live up to its preserved stature of aromatic and flavoursome. Enjoy the surreal views of the Munnar hills while sipping tea or relax on a houseboat in Alleppey while tasting some authentic coffee beans.

While the sumptuous side of Kerala is truly very fascinating, but you know what else is fascinating? Its topography. The aromatic tea gardens of Kumily and greenery swathed hills of Munnar, and Wayanad are heaven of South India and ideal destination for those in much need of respite. A Kerala trip however is just not about tea gardens and hills, the backwaters of Kumarokom and Alleppey alongside the mystic waterfalls of Athirapally, Vagamon and Devikulam are enough enticing to both couples and peace-seekers alike. Apart from this, the metropolitan life of Kerala is clearly visible in Cochin and the clean beaches of Thiruvanthapuram, Varkala, Kannur, and Kozhikoda provides a glimpse of this beachy paradise of South India.

While the different regions of the destination lets you get a little idea of what to expect by each of them. However, any trip with a basic idea about famous spots is too vague to be understood, hence the list of the must visit tourist attractions in Kerala include Tata Tea Museum, Blossom Park/Hydel, Pothamedu View Point, Attukal Waterfalls, Top Station, Kundala Lake, Mattupetty Dam, Eravikulam Dam, Marayoor Dolmens, Anamudi, Indo Swiss Dairy Farm, Lockhart Gap, Cheeyappara Waterfalls, Life of Pi Church, Athirapally Waterfalls, Mattupetty Dam, Edakkal Caves, Chembra, Anamudi, Silent Valley National Park, Thattekad Bird Sanctuary, Mukurthi National Park, Peppara Wildlife Sanctuary, Thalassery Fort, Neyyar Wildlife Sanctuary and several others.

Festivals are yet another side of Kerala that ties the fancy of tourists to the place. Best known for Onam which is a harvest festival and Thrissur Pooram involving lively elephant procession and fireworks, Kerala celebrates several other festivals like Diwali, Christmas and Eid.

A Kerala trip while being entertaining and pleasureable, is very convenient to undertake.The abundance of commutation facilities lets tourists enjoy a hassle-free vacation. So, what are you waiting, plan your trip to Kerala today and immerse in the beauty of South India!