Kerala, also known as god’s own country offers alot to its visitors. Numerous tourist places in Kerala attract lakhs of travelers every year to this beautiful land. Here are the list of top tourist places in Kerala. Come and explore Kerala.
- Munnar – a paradise of nature.
Popular tourist attractions: TATA Tea Museum, Meesapulimala, Blossom Park, Top Station, Marayoor Dolmens, Life of Pi Church, Attukal Waterfalls, Cheeyappara Waterfalls, Lockhart Gap, Indo Swiss Dairy Farm, Kundala Lake, Pothamedu ViewPoint, Mattupetty Dam, Anamudi, Eravikulam National Park
- Alleppey – famous for backwater trips, houseboat stays, and serene beauty
Popular tourist attractions: Alappuzha Beach, Krishnapuram Palace, Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary, Punnamada Lake, Pathiramanal, Marari Beach, Revi Karunakaran Museum, Marari Beach, Sri Krishna Temple in Ambalappuzha, Snake Boat Race
- Thekkady – where abundant beauty meets exotic wildlife
Popular tourist attractions: Periyar Lake, Kadathanadan Kalari Centre, Mullaperiyar Dam, Periyar Tiger Trail, Mudra Cultural Centre, Vandiperiyar, Chellarkovil, Elephant Junction, Deepa World Spice and Ayurvedic Garden, Kumily, Ramakkalmedu, Murikkady, Vandanmedu.
- Kovalam – a beautiful bay of calm waters
Popular tourist attractions: Lighthouse Beach , Halcyon Castle, Akkulam Lake, Vizhinjam Fishing Harbor, Kovalam Jama Masjid, Vellayani Lake, Karamana River, Hawah Beach, The Lighthouse, Samudra Beach, Thiruvallam Parasurama Temple, Vizhinjam Marine Aquarium, Aruvikkara, Rock Cut Caves, Valiathura Pier.
- Vagamon – Adorned with magical meadows and misty valleys
Best tourist attractions: Thangal Hill, Murugan Hill, Mundakayam Ghat, Vagamon Falls, Kurisumala, Vagamon Pine Forest, Barren Hills, The Pattumala Church, Vagamon Lake, Maramala Waterfalls.
- Kumarakom – Explore stunning backwaters and unpolluted freshness
Popular tourist attractions: Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary, Kumarakom Backwaters, Thirunakkara Mahadeva Temple, Vembanad Lake, Bay Island Driftwood Museum, Valiyapally, Cheriyapally, Kumarakom Beach, Aruvikkuzhi waterfall, Juma Masjid, Pathiramal Island.
- Bekal – where history meets serinity
Popular tourist attractions: Bekal Fort, Ananthapura Temple, Kappil Beach, Nileswaram, Bekal Hole Aqua Park, Valiyaparamba Backwaters, Bekal Beach, Mallikarjuna Temple, Chandragiri Fort, Pallikere Beach.
- Wayanad – a land of godly beauty and serinity
Popular tourist attractions: Thusharagiri Waterfalls, Papanashini River, Thirunelli Temple, Banasura Hill, Lakkidi View Point, P Kuruvadweep, Puliyarmala Jain Temple, Kabini, Padinjarathara Dam.
- Kozhikode – welcome to the land of Zamorin
Best tourist attractions: Mananchira, Conolly Canal Payyoli Beach, Kozhippara Falls, , Kallayi, Tali Temple, Kappad Beach, Kozhikode Beach, Thusharagiri Waterfalls, Sargaalaya, Matri Dei Cathedral.
- Varkala – The enticing coastline with cliffs
Popular tourist attractions: Varkala Beach, Janardhan Temple, Sivagiri Muth, Anjengo Fort, Sarkara Devi Temple, Varkala Tunnel, Kappil Lake, Papanasam Beach, Janardan Swami Temple, Vishnu Temple, Kaduvayil Thangal Dargah.
- Idukki – The gem of nature
Popular tourist attractions: Thattekkad Bird Sanctuary or Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary, Idukki Arch Dam, Cheeyappara Waterfalls, Kolukkumalai Tea Estate, Thommankuthu Falls, Ramakkal, Kalvari Mount, Kalvari Mount
- Ponmudi – The Golden Peak of Kerala
Popular tourist attractions: Ponmudi Rock , Meenmutty Falls, Mankayam Waterfalls
- Munroe Island – An exciting canal cruise through Kerala backwaters
Popular tourist attractions: Kollam Beach , Thangassery Light House, Thirumullavaram Beach
- Kuttanad – The Rice bowl of Kerala
Popular tourist attractions: Punnamada Lake, backwater journey, Paddy fields, Pampa River
- Thrissur – Experience rich cultural heritage and splendor
Popular tourist attractions: Snehatheeram Beach, , Athirappilly Waterfalls, Punnathur Elephant Kota, Vazhachal Waterfalls, Vadakkunnathan Temple, Paramekavu Bhagavathy Temple
- Palakkad – granary of Kerala
Popular tourist attractions: Silent Valley National Park, Palakkad Fort, Jain Temple, Malampuzha Garden and Dam, Parambikulam Wildlife Sanctuary, Nelliyampathy hill station and Seethargundu viewpoint
- Kannur – The crown of Kerala
Popular tourist attractions: Ezhimala Beach, Parassinikadavu sri muthappan Temple,Thottada Beach, Arakkal Museum, Munambam, Mappila Bay, Fort St. Angelos, Tellicherry Fort, Rajarajeshwara Temple, Muzhappilangad Beach,Fort St. Angelo,Pazhassi Dam, Sea View Park and Dharmadam Island.
- Kasargod – the coastal paradise of Kerala
Popular tourist attractions: Bekal Fort, Thonikadavu and Ananthapura Lake Temple, Madhur Temple, Malom Wildlife Sanctuary and Ranipuram
- Malappuram – land atop hills
Popular tourist attractions: Nilambur Teak Museum, Kottakkunnu, Mamangam monuments and Thirumandhamkunnu Bhagavathy Temple
- Poovar – A scenic paradise
Popular tourist attractions: Poovar Beach, Arjuna Backwaters, Aazhimala Siva Temple
- Guruvayur – Welcome to the abode of lord Guruvayoorappan
Popular tourist attractions: Guruvayur Sree Vishnu Temple, Punnathur Elephant Kotta, Mammiyoor Temple, St. Thomas Church