Top 10 Monsoon Destinations in Kerala

Alleppey

Alleppey

Alappuzha or Alleppey is one of the most popular holiday destination in Kerala. The Backwaters of Alleppey are world famous and it is one of the main tourist attraction in Kerala.

The Beach in Alleppey offers the most beautiful views of the Arabian Sea. A ride on a Kettuvallom is a fabulous way to explore the fascinating beauty of the backwaters of Alappuzha, Kerala. The boat cruises in Alappuzha offers the glimpses of backwater life with an unforgettable memories of village life in kerala, coir making, boat building, toddy tapping and fish farming. The most famous attraction in Alappuzha is the Nehru Trophy Snake Boat Race held on the Punnamada Lake.

Kovalam

Kovalam

Kovalam, international beach is an ideal holiday destination in Kerala with three adjacent beaches(Lighthouse Beach, Hawah Beach and Samudra Beach

Kovalam beach gets calm waters with gentle waves making swimming refreshing and exhilarating. Tourist can even walk into the sea for about 100 meters without losing ground. The Lighthouse Beach is the largest as well as most famous among the three adjacent beaches in Kovalam. The beach complex includes budget cottages, shopping zones, Ayurvedic health resorts, Yoga and Ayurvedic massage centres, convention facilities and swimming pools. The sunset at Kovalam is famous and it attracts the honeymoon couples.

Kumarakom

Kumarakom

Kumarakom, a popular backwater tourism destination in Kerala. It is a good location for honeymooners looking for peace & solitude.

The village Kumarakom is set in the backdrop of the Vembanad Lake and it is a cluster of small islands. The beautiful lush greenery is an amazing sight and is a treat for the eyes. Kumarakom is famous for houseboat holidays and a on a Kettuvallom is a fabulous way to explore the fascinating beauty of the backwaters of Kerala. Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary spread across 14 acres, there visitors can see egrets, darters, herons, teals, waterfowls, cuckoo, wild duck and it is a favourite haunt of migratory birds like siberian stork.

Wayanad

Wayanad

Wayanad, the best holiday and honeymoon destination in Kerala. It is splendid with hill stations, spice plantations, dense forests and rich cultural traditions.

Wayanad is home to two major wildlife reserves Muthanga and Tholpetty. Another main attraction is the prehistoric engravings in Kerala discovered in the foothills of Edakkal and around Ambukuthimala bear testimony to a pre-historic culture dating back to the Mesolithic Age. The tribal events and folk dance performances by tribes are hosted between February and May is famous in Kerala. It is one of the emerging honemoon destionaion in Kerala beacuse of it's natural beauty.

Munnar

Munnar

Munnar, beautiful hill station and the best honeymoon destination in Kerala. It's natural beauty and pleasant climate makes Munnar a popular destination for honeymoon as well as weekend trips.

Munnar has long stretch of tea garden amidst the high mountains and the beautiful valleys gives a pleasent feeling. It is is an ideal destination with rolling hills, grasslands, dense forests, and famous location for trekking and mountain biking and wildlife tour. Another main attraction is Neelakurinchi which blooms once in 12 years. It's located at 1600 Mts above sea level and this was once the summer resort of the erstwhile British Government in South India.

Athirappilly Waterfalls

Athirappilly Waterfalls

It's a 24-metre (80 ft) waterfall and the nearby Vazhachal Falls are popular tourist destinations.

The 145 kilometres (90 mi) long Chalakudy River, originates in the Anamudi mountains of the Western Ghats[1] and flows through the Vazhachal Forest toward the Arabian Sea. The river initially runs smoothly but becomes more turbulent as it nears Athirappilly. At Athirappilly Falls, the water surges around big rocks and cascades down in three separate plumes.

Marari Beach

Marari Beach

Marari Beach is located a short distance from Alleppey and 60 kilometers from Cochin. Marari isn't a tourist beach but rather a peaceful place to relax and unwind.

Mararikulam is a sleepy little village and an idyllic location for a vacation. There is number of interesting destinations like Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary, traditional coir-making units, and the Kerala backwater canals. If you're there during August, you can also check out the Snake Boat Races. It's a clean beach and ideal place for swimming

Cochin

Cochin

Cochin, Queen of Arabian Sea is the ideal starting point for exploring the natural beauty of Kerala.

Kochi is a good destinaton to start your holiday andit is known as Gateway to Kerala. Fort Kochi is a the prime destination and it's the historical part of the city and home to many tourist attractions like Chinese fishing nets, the Mattancherry Palace and the Santa Cruz Basilica. It is distinct from other cities and towns of Kerala for the magnificent architectural style of the buildings and the town layout. Walking through the city will be an unforgettable day in your life.

Muziris

Muziris

Muziris is an ancient port town in Kerala which lost its glory centuries ago but it still holds a kind of beauty that is filled with history and culture. This region forms a part of the heritage tourism circuit between North Parur and Kodungalloor.

Muziris attracts you to the cape of trade culture left behind by our ancestors from around the world. It is known as ancient world's greatest trading centre in the East this seaport traded in everything from spices to precious stones with the Greeks. The market places are bounded by backwaters and canals start moving backwards towards the architectural beauties of the past. Muziris Heritage Site is an example of buildings and archaeological sites and landscape in the human history of Kerala. It intends to conserve and to showcase the culture of 3000 years or more for future generations.

Siruvani Dam

Siruvani Dam

Siruvani dam is located about 46 kms from palakkad. It is surrounded by reserve forest and the natural waterfalls near to this place are the main tourist attractions.

Siruvani dam is built in Kerala for supplying drinking water to the city of Coimbatore in Tamil Nadu. The gateways on either side of the road across the dam are typical of the Kerala and Tamil architectural styles. The view from the falls and the dam is a great tourist attraction. It is also home to tribals like the Mudugars and Irulars. There is chance to see wild elephant passing the way during evening time.