Mind blowing tourist destinations in Kerala

One of the beautiful states in our country is Kerala. Kerala is also known as “God’s Own Country” and “Land of Coconut Trees” The state is bordered by a number of beaches; covered by hills of Western Ghats and filled with backwaters. Kerala is a tourist destination attracting people by its natural beauty. The charm of this unique destination attracts a large number of tourists from around the globe.  The other main centers of attraction in Kerala are the museum, boat houses and islands. Some of the famous kerala tour packages in Kerala are Munnar, Alleppey, Kumarakom, Thekkady, Kanyakumari, Kovalam and so on.

Kerala is a land of great natural beauty. From the majestic heights of the Western Ghats the country undulates westward presenting a scene of silent valleys clothed in the richest green. Among the many rivers that glide across the plains to merge their waters with the Arabian sea, the more important are the Periyar, the Pamba and the Bharatha puzha. The wildest lands are covered with dense forests, while other regions lie under tea and coffee plantations. Most of Kerala, whose native habitat consists of wet evergreen rainforests at lower elevations and highland deciduous and semi-evergreen forests in the east, is subject to a humid tropical climate.

The major festival in Kerala is Onam. Kerala has a number of religious festivals. Thrissur Pooram,Onam,Vishu and Chettikulangara Bharani are the major temple festivals in Kerala.

Kochi

Kochi

        Kochi (also known as Cochin) is a city in southwest India’s coastal Kerala state. Known as the “Gateway to Kerala”, Kochi is an enchanting city that’s had an eclectic influence. Don’t miss out beauty of Queen of Arabian Sea with GoGEO Holidays!!

          The iconic Chinese Fishing Nets, undoubtedly Kochi’s most recognizable sight, have been there since the 14th century and are remarkably still in use today. Mattancherry is an atmospheric old neighborhood in Fort Kochi that’s full of colonial buildings. A stroll along the Fort Hochi beach, particularly at sunset with the chinese fishing nets and sailing ships in the background, is a memorable experience.

Munnar-Honeymoon Paradise

Munnar-Honeymoon Paradise

             Munnar – a breathtaking beautiful and pleasing hill station , a heaven of peace and serenity , is the ideal honeymoon destination in the God’s Own Country. Munnar is situated at the confluence of three mountain streams  Mudrapuzha, Nallathanni and Kundala. The city offers true honeymoon ambiance for nature lovers and honeymooners. In fact, the city is a paradise for nature lovers and honeymooners. Munnar honeymoon packages provides  a pleasant travel experience  for couples. Enjoy paradise of Munnar with your life partner.

          One of the main attractions near Munnar is the Eravikulam National Park. This park is famous for its endangered inhabitant – the Nilgiri Tahr. Located inside the Eravikulam National Park is the Anamudi Peak. This is the highest peak in south India. Munnar has a legacy of its own when it comes to the origins and evolution of tea plantations. Pallivasal, located at about 3 km from Chithirapuram in Munnar is the venue of the first Hydro-electric project in Kerala. It is a place of immense scenic beauty and is often favoured by visitors as a picnic spot.

Alleppey-Backwaters of Kerala

Alleppey-Backwaters of Kerala

        Alleppey or Alappuzha is a popular backwater tourist centre in kerala.  The region is also fondly referred to as the ‘Venice of the East’ because of the large network of canals that are connects to the famous backwaters of Kerala. Every year thousands of tourists from all over the country and also rest of the world flock to the region to enjoy a nice relaxing and lazy holiday far away from the fast paced life and stresses of regular life. A houseboat cruise in Kerala is a uniquely different experience that must not be missed. With a good deal to do and a great deal to explore, Alleppey is one of the best places in Kerala to enjoy a few days of bliss and serenity with GOGEO Holidays.

      Alleppey beach is a place blessed by the gods themselves. The golden sands, glorious waves and swaying palms give credence to Alleppey’s claim of having one of the best beaches in Kerala. Here, fun and games compete with relaxation and romance.

Karimeen

           Seafood is very popular in Kerala and consumed with every meal. Kerala tour packages for family provides various fish including sardines, mackerel, tuna, rays and shark are eaten, as are crabs, mussels and oysters during the backwater relaxation. “Karimeen” or fried fish is a popular dish as is fish curry called “Fish Moilee.”

Kovalam-  grove of coconut trees

  Kovalam-  grove of coconut trees

       Kovalam, meaning a grove of coconut trees, is a small fishing beach village near the capital city of Trivandrum in the state of Kerala. It offers an endless sight of coconut trees and  3 beautiful crescent-shaped beaches separated by rocky cliffs. These are ideal for swimming, sun bathing and snorkeling. The most prominent of the three beaches here is the Lighthouse Beach with its candy-stripped lighthouse at one end. Hawa Beach to the north is popular with day-tourists and surfers while Samudra Beach, though steep, is where upmarket resorts and restaurants are housed.

Kumarakom

Kumarakom

       The village of Kumarakom is a cluster of little islands on the Vembanad Lake, and is part of the Kuttanad region. An enchanting backwater destination, Kumarakom offers visitors many other leisure options. Boating and fishing facilities are available at the Kerala travel packages. GOGEO Holiday packages involving houseboats, traditional Kettuvalloms (rice barges) offer great experiences.

      A more popular area in Kerala for sightseeing is the Kumarakom. Backwaters and village clusters where a visitor’s fascination for its picturesque setting will be magnified.  The Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary is a nature lover’s haven and is home to a wide selection of flora, fauna and bird life. Kumarakom is home to a wide variety of flora and fauna. Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary is a noted bird sanctuary where many species of migratory birds visit. The Vembanad Lake, the largest backwater in Kerala, is habitat for many marine and freshwater fish species and it teems with Karimeen.

Kanyakumari

Kanyakumari

        Kanyakumari is the one of the mind blowing tourist destinations in India. This famous tourist destination has many fascinating attractions for its tourists that depict the glorious past and the cultural beauty of Kanyakumari. There are many mesmerizing tourist attractions in Kanyakumari . Kanyakumari is popular with pilgrims and tourist alike, with plenty of temples. The open streamer from the main land to the Vivekananda Rocks itself is a romantic experience.

       Kanyakumari Temple also known as Kumari Amman Temple is located on the shore and is devoted to a manifestation of Parvati. Vivekananda Rock Memorial is one of the most interesting places to see in the southern part of India. Vivekananda Rock Memorial stands on top of a two rocks that are situated approximately 500 meters off the island. Near the Vivekananda Memorial, there is an imposing 40 meter high statue of Tiruvalluvar, the 1st century BC Tamil poet, who wrote the epic Thirukkural, often considered as one of the greatest classics of Tamil literature.

Padmanabhaswamy Temple

 Padmanabhaswami Temple

    Located inside the East Fort in Thiruvananthapuram, the capital city of the State of Kerala in India is the Sree Padmanabha Swamy temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu. This temple is a blend of the Kerala and Dravidian styles of architecture. Located inside the East Fort in Thiruvananthapuram, the capital city of the State of Kerala in India is the Sree Padmanabha Swamy temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu. This temple is a blend of the Kerala and Dravidian styles of architecture. Sri Padmanabhaswamy Temple is renowned for its sculptural beauty. Sree Anantha Padmanabhaswamy Temple has some interesting features such as the Bali Peeda Mandapam and Mukha Mandapam. These halls are decorated with beautiful sculptures of various Hindu deities.Gogeo holidays provide a special kerala tour packages from Bangalore to kanyakumari.

     The Padmanabhaswamy Temple treasure is a collection of valuable objects including gold coins, statues and ornaments, diamonds and other precious stones. The Padmanabhaswamy Temple treasure is a collection of valuable objects including gold coins, statues and ornaments, diamonds and other precious stones. In the sanctum sanctorum, Sri Padmanabha reclines on the serpent Anantha or Adi Sesha.

 Thekkady

elephant-herd-near-thekkady

           Thekkady conjures up images of elephants, unending chains of hills and spice scented plantations. The Periyar forests of Thekkady is one of the finest wildlife reserves in India. Bamboo Rafting is one of the exciting program in Thekkady, Periyar tiger reserve. It is a splendid eco-friendly, entertainment program for the nature-lovers who visit Thekkady.

     The forest Department, Thekkady offers facilities for elephant rides through the jungle. The Forest Department conducts daily treks from the boat landing station at Thekkady to the Nellikkampetty area and Manakkavala.

Cherai Beach

Cherai Beach

       Cherai Beach is a virgin strip of pristine shoreline at the fishing village of cherai on the eastern shores of Vypeen Island. It is an ideal spot for swimming and to see the Chinese fishing nets or Cheena Vala. This lovely beach bordering the Vypeen Island is ideal for swimming. The sea on the Western side and the backwaters on the East give this upcoming tourist destination a uniqueness which can be found only in Kerala. Thick coconut groves and Chinese fishing nets on the waterfront are added attractions.

   Kerala Tour Packages include– Golden beaches, coconut palms corridors, backwaters, historical monuments. Cherai beach is different from many beaches in the sense that it is very clean and shallow and thus, ideal for the purpose of swimming and sunbathing.

 

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