Kerala Tourism Attractions
Kerala tourism offers a spectrum of travel experiences from various places. Vacationers can surely expect a great holiday time in Kerala. Kerala tourism places include views from deep valleys and tall mountains to endless backwaters and vast coastline.
Kerala Gods own country is one of the most popular destinations of Indian tourism. Kerala is awesome in every season. Here is the list of all the places which are rated as the best and must watch tourist attractions in the gods own country.
Kochi – kerala tourism place as a lagoon country
Fort Kochi Beach is the heart of Kochi. If you make a trip to the land of beaches and heritage, you have to visit St. Francis Church. It is one of the oldest churches built in India by Europeans. You can also visit the spice market, which is world famous for trading Kerala spices. Jewish Synagogue, which tells many historical stories and trade links between Jews and Kerala. Dutch Palace, protects cultural and memorials of Dutch traders. Hill Palace, protects the ornaments, archeries and official dresses of Cochin Royal family.
You can see rare stone scripts, old royal cheroots, transportation equipment etc are preserved in Hill palace. Greenix Village is a cultural performance and promotion place which attracts a lot of travelers in every year. Willingdon Island, which is a man made island using sand gained from dredging the Cochin shipping channel. Bolgatty Palace are some other famous tourism attractions in Kochi.
Alleppy & Kumarakom- kerala tourism backwater lakes
Kerala Backwater tour destinations and houseboats are the best experience you can have with your family, lover or friends. Alleppey on the west, facing the Arabian Sea. Kumarakom on east, facing the Western Ghats mountains. Alleppey is more matured for houseboats. Kumarakom has proved its mettle for its offerings of some of the exotic resorts and home stays. The topography of both the places look almost alike. Also, an entry to houseboat drive, through both of the above takes you to similar places.
Many unique species of aquatic life including crabs, frogs and mud skippers. Also water birds such as terns, kingfishers, darters and cormorants. Aquatic animals such as otters and turtles live in and alongside the backwaters. Palm trees, pandanus shrubs, various leafy plants and bushes grow alongside the backwaters.These providing a green hue to the surrounding landscape.
Thekkady- largest wildlife Sanctuary in kerala tourism
Thekkady in Kerala State, India’s largest wildlife sanctuary is a dream destination for any tourist visiting India. The 120 years old ‘Surki’ dam built across Peryiar. Poorna in Vedic parlance, is a major tourist attraction. The Country’s sole Tiger reserve, Thekkady, with its bountiful treasures of tropical flora and fauna. It is the ultimate reservoir of many an endangered species and a rich tribal culture. Thekkady is a pleasant heaven on earth for those who love nature in its wild manifestations.
Thekkady offers a very peaceful and calm atmosphere. The chill climate of Thekkady will refresh your mind and body. The forest areas around Thekkady is strictly uninhabited by the Forest Department to preserve the Mother Nature. The nearest town to Thekkady is Kumily, which is 4 kilometer apart. You can plan a calm walk though this town. This town is also a place for shopping. You can shop here handicrafts, spices and cloths.