Kerala – God’s own country

Kerala - God's own country
Kerala – God’s own country

Kerala…If the name of the place sounds very cool, can you imagine how would it be cool to visit it. Well!!! if you do not know pretty much about the God’s country called Kerala then we are here to increase your information. Though there are numerous reasons to choose Kerala as your next visit, but some of the prominent are being cited here. Take a look: –

Kerala - God's own country
Kerala – God’s own country

6 Reasons which explore why you should visit KERALA

  • Wonderful Mountains – Not only beach but it’s also known as a best place having a number of mountains. Munnar, Wayanad, Idukki will take your heart away. You must head to Kerala if wish to rock climbing, nature walk or mountaineering.
  • Unique Taste – For the foodie, Kerala serve unique taste which cannot be found anywhere else. There is no dish all around the world can take place of hot and spicy cuisine infused with the taste vegetable, exotic fruit, vigour and local spices.
  • Peaceful Place – if you wish to see the real paradise after Kashmir, then nothing can be greater than Kerala. It’s oozed with a number of memorable places. People come here all across the world and it plays an enormous role to make India very popular to make a visit. Rolling hills, adrenaline-pumping boat races, gushing waterfall and much more to lure you.
  • Mesmerized Beaches – If you love to get indulged in the unforgeable beach holiday then Kerala is the best destination for you. Strolling at Kerala beaches can make you relax and rejuvenate you in a better way. Apart from it, you may spend quality time with your partner as well.
  • Eye-catching Scenery – Nothing can be a greater treat, then Blue Hills, Beaches and Backwaters for the photographers. Charming inland water bodies, marvellous rivers, long beach’s etc. will rule over your heart.
  • Ayurveda Medicine – India has always been in the news for its Ayurveda Treatment as it’s considered one of the oldest forms of traditional medicine. There are many hotels and resorts offering this treatment at reasonable price.


1Fort Kochi :- it has been popular as a true amalgamation of different culture like Dutch, Chinese, Portuguese, British and Arabs. Here, visitors can find historical and architectural sites. Fort Kochi is also known as the Gateway to Kerala.

  • Jewish Synagogue:- it was built in 1568 and popular among the visitor because of having beautiful structure. It looks marvellous as it is decorated with Chinese tiles.
  • Marine Drive: It’s one of the popular name and it’s also known as Shanmugham Road. It’s a perfect place to make a stroll. In the night, ship holding lights creates a marvellous place.
  • Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica:- This church is pretty much popular and known as a one of the most popular churches in India.
  • Kodanad Elephant Sanctuary:  It’s one and only elephant and training centre in Kerala. It’s also popular as a great picnic spot.

2. Mummar :- Munnar :- it’s the most popular hill station in South India and you must not skip this place. At Munnar, there is a lot of things to explore like green tea farm, misty valleys, waterfalls, etc. The amazing tea garden is enough to lift anyone’s mood in an unique way.

  • Eravikulam National Park: It’s situated along the Western Ghats in the Idukki district. You must see this Park as it’s known for this incredible beauty.
  • Indo Swiss Dairy Farm: It remains open from morning to evening for the tourists. It’s beautiful and adorable. And the neared airport is Cochin International Airports.
  • Chinnar Wild Life Sanctuary:– Here you can go along with a large number of animals and plants.
  • Tata Tea Museum:It is located at the Nallathanni Estate of Tata Tea in Munnar and you must visit it. Here, you find a great chance to explore the growth of tea plantation and many factors associated to Tea plantation.
  • Idukki Arch Dam:it is Asia’s first arch dam which is 550 ft high and 650 ft wide.

3. Wayanad :- This lovely district was established in 1980, November 1 by carving out areas from Kannur and Kozhikode. Earlier it was known as Mayakshetra stands for the Maya’s land. And then it’s named Wayanad which means The land of Paddy Fields. Kalpetta: being a hedquartirrof Wayanad, it has always been popualar amon the troutis. It has varoiusy type s of restaurant, bars and hotels. Apart from it, Pookot Lake, Edakkal Caves, Lakkidi, Sulthan Bathery, Banasura Sagar Dam, Wayanad Wildlife sanctuary, Meenmutty Falls, and Pakshipathalam are good to visit.

4. Alleppey Backwaters:- If you wish to explore lavish paddy areas below the water levels, ducks in water, water lilies, small chapels, fishing with netting, etc then Alleppey is one and only name. There are many tourist destinations in Alleppey which can jazz up your mood like Chettikulangara Bhagawathy Temple , Arthunkal Church , Krishnapuram Palace, Pathiramanal, Marari Beach, Sri Krishna Temple in Ambalappuzha etc. When it comes about the best time to visit Alleppey then you may head between the month of September to May. Nearest Airport to Alleppey is Kochi Airport (COK) which is located at a distance of 51 kilometres.

5. Thiruvananthapuram:- Though it is the capital of Kerala but it’s also known a great tourist destination. This incredible city belongs to Lord Anantha and holds various temples which are widely popular because of amazing charm. You may visit various places like the Napier Museum, Veli Tourist Village, Thenmala Temple etc.

6. Kumarakom:-And the next is Kumarakom which will take your heart away with its tasty coconut water, delicious food and fresh air. It’s the best place to spend some time with nature. Here you can enjoy the backwaters. Apart from it, you may go along with house boat cruising, sightseeing, fishing etc. Those who love birdwatching must head to Kumarakom.

7. Bekal :- It is located in Kasargod district of Kerala. And the Bekal Fort adds great value to this tourist place as it is enhanced with Arabian Sea. The giant keyhole shape fort will take your heart away from you. Not only among the visitors but it has always been favourite of film directors as well.

8. Kozhikode :- It’s also known as Calicut and famous for its culinary, historical and cultural excellence. In the past, it had been famous as the prominent trading centre between Kerala and the rest of the world. Presently, it has turned into a commercial city of Kerala. As per the history, this city has been followed by Vasco Da Gama in the the search of spice.

9. Nelliampathy :- When it comes about the best hill station in India, name of Nelliampathy comes on the top. It is just 52 miles away from Palakkad. There is a number of things to explore lemon, tea, javam cardamom farms and much more including awesome valleys and misty mountains.

10. Malampuzha :- It is located 10 kilometre away from Palakkad. It is blessed with outstanding natural beauty. Here, you can go along with outstanding greenery and picturesque view.

Fair and Festivals

There are many festival belongs to Kerala like Cochin Carnival, Attukal Pongala Festival, Thrissur Pooram Festival, Aranmula Boat Race, Onam Festival, Nehru Trophy Boat Race, Kerala Village Fair, Aarattu in Kerala, Adoor Gajamela Festival, Adoor Mahalingeshwara Temple, Easter Festival, Guruvayar Festival and much more.

Best Time To Visit 

September to March are considered best month to visit Kerala. Presently, the best time to visit Kerala is going on and you must not skip it.

How To Reach Kerala 

  • By Air :- There are three international airports to explore this lovely place, Thriuvantpuram International Airport, Kochi International Airport and Calicut International Airport. You may choose as per your convenience.
  • By Train :- You may reach their by Train as it’s well connected to major cities of India. Delhi, Mumbai, Baglore and other major cities serves you direct train to Kerala.
  • By Road :- NH 47, 17, and 49 make Kerala easily accessible  by road.

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Nandini Singh is from Delhi and holds a graduate degree in Mass Communication from Delhi University and Post-Graduation in Political Science from IGNOU. She is working as a Freelance Content Writer. Nandini joined Jiyo Pal Pal since this web portal covers her area of interest. Though, she have already written a myriad of articles revolving around educational, e-commerce, motivational, religious sites, but Jiyo Pal Pal attracted her a lot since it believes in pampering creativity and innovative ideas. Being a Content Writer, she will keep you serving something unique and enthralling regarding various topics such as Life Style, Festival, and Temple Darshan etc. She is feeling grateful to be a part of Jiyo Pal Pal family.

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