The most tempting destination of South India is Kerala. Also referred to as God’s Own Country, Kerala is an amazing holiday destination of India. A summer holiday in Kerala can indeed be the best vacation in India.
The land is blessed with abundant rainfall, wildlife, placid backwaters, wonderful climate and lush tropical forests and hills. Kerala comes in the list of the top five most sought after holiday destinations in India.
Kerala is also one of the Golden Chariot destinations that covers three major tourist destinations in Kerala. Kumarakom, Allepey and Cochin are three destinations covered by this luxury train. Kettuvallams or Kerala houseboats are one of the prime attractions in Kerala. There are about 2000 Kettuvallams and about 120 of them are in Alappuzha. These houseboats have been categorized into gold, silver and platinum.
The most admired destinations in Kerala include Munnar, Kumarakom, Alleppey Backwaters, Thiruvananthapuram and Kovalam. Munnar is regarded as one of the most beautiful hill stations of South India. This hill station is located 1600 meter above the sea level, is surrounded by a large number of plantations.
Kumarakom is a charming Kerala backwater destination famous for its highlands, beaches and paddy fields. The Vembanad Lake in Kumarakom offers endless natural beauty in the form of exotic flora and fauna. Popularly known as the ‘Venice of East’, Alleppey Backwaters is known for its beaches, canals, lagoons and backwaters. For a delightful experience, the tourists can enjoy a houseboat cruise in these backwaters.
Yet another appealing attraction of this state is its palm fringed and sun-kissed beaches. Some of the most amazing beaches of the world are Varkala Beach, Alappuzha Beach, Kovalam Beach and Cherai Beach to name a few. These beaches are full of natural beauty and the tourists can enjoy boating, sunset watching, swimming, sunbathing and a leisure walk. These beaches are ideal for adventure seekers and honeymooners.
Tourists can also experience the mesmerizing hill stations of Kerala. These hill stations are full of spice and tea plantations, wooded forests, exotic waterfalls and orange plantations. These hill stations are primarily visited by honeymooners for spending and sharing the best romantic moments. Wayanad, Munnar, Palakkad, and Vagamon are the most aspired hill stations of Kerala. Also the state is also famous for its national parks and wildlife sanctuaries. All these wildlife destinations have a rich variety of flora and fauna. Periyar Tiger Reserve is amongst the most sought after wildlife destination in Kerala.
The outstanding and spectacular beauty of Kerala is just cannot be described in words. The beauty and charm of this state can only be felt and experienced.