Top Destinations In Kerala

Being a destination specialist, Divino Indian Memoirz selects a total of 20 destinations of God’s Own Country. Whether your interests are Kerala beaches, backwaters, hills, wildlife, ayurveda, folk dance and music, angling, pilgrimage sites, shopping, architecture, cuisine, spices of Kerala, we will assist you to embark on a real tour providing quality service and support.

Alleppey, Kumarakom, Kochi are famous backwater destinations while Kovalam, Varkala, Kozhikode are the most sought after beach destinations in Kerala. Adventure enthusiasts can go to Munnar, Vythiri and Thekkady; pilgrims can go to Guruvayoor. Each destination of Kerala has so much to offer to a tourist.

here we list out the top tourist destination in Kerala for you .

1Alappuzha

Alappuzha Backwaters In Keralaflickr/icultist

Alleppey is very popular for its tourist attractions that include historical sights and tourist attractions.Round the year, thousands of tourist travel to Alleppey to see the top tourist attractions in Alleppey from all over the world.

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2Guruvayoor

Guruvayoor, a Hindu pilgrimage centre in Kerala is visited by the Hindu believers and other tourists for its Hindu temple and the peculiar charm of the locality. The name Guruvayoor itself symbolizes the image of Lord Krishna. This holy pilgrim site is located at a distance of 30 kilometers from Thrissur and it attracts a large number of tourists for its temple.

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3Idukki

Adventure freaks can kill their wild spirit trekking to the hills of Idukki, a district in the kaleidoscopic state Kerala with hidden treasures of nature. This hill station in Kerala is a major tourist haunt that thrills an outsider with its treasures like agriculture, mushroom cultivation, dairy farming, hills, etc. The virgin landscapes of Idukki are sure to breathtaking vistas to the tourists who want to spend a few days shedding their daily monotonous duties.

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4Kaladi

Kaladi in Kerala, the sacred birthplace of Adi Sankaracharya, the founder of the Advaita philosophy is a revered place visited by a large number of pilgrims. It is a small typical Kerala village located near the Kochi city. It has a story to tell. Once the widowed mother of young Sankara was on her way to the river Poorna, she fainted suddenly. Due to the pathetic condition of her mother Sankara prayed to Lord Krishna.

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5Kannur

Beauty of nature is unfolded superbly in the natural setting of Kannur district of Kerala embraced by lengthiest coastline along the coastal region of Kerala. Adored by nature’s extravaganza Kannur attracts the nature lovers to laze at its serene surroundings. Beaches of Kannur boasts of vast natural beauty of the palm fringed land. This beach destination in Kerala is known for its aqua tourism, diverse wildlife. The thick forest range of the area is home to some of the rare species.

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6Kasargod

Kasargod in Kerala is sought after by the tourist for its vast natural landscapes, beaches, tribal population and its folk arts and music. The beaches of Kasargod are beautified by its rivers, hills and Rocky Mountains, all create a nice ambience where one can have fun and frolic. It is known for its Bekal Fort perched on a hillock.

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7 Kochi

Kochi is very popular for its tourist attractions that include historical sights and tourist attractions.Round the year, thousands of tourist travel to Cochin to see the top tourist attractions in Cochin from all over the world.Everyday you will find a good crowd on all of these Cochin tourist attractions in India. You can visit these attractions any time as per the attractions timing.

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8Kottayam

Kerala tours are sought after by tourists for its backwater canals and other natural bounties; if you want to explore the serene backwaters of Kerala, Kottayam is an ideal destination in God’s Own Country. Kottayam is a land of nature bordered by the Western Ghats on the east and the Vembanad lake and paddy greeneries on the west.

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9Kovalam

Kovalam is very popular for its tourist attractions that include historical sights and tourist attractions. Round the year, thousands of tourist travel to Kovalam to see the top tourist attractions in Kovalam from all over the world. Everyday you will find a good crowd on all of these Kovalam tourist attractions in India.

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10Kozhikode

Kozhikode (known as Calicut) is a major tourist destination in kerala. This is the historical place in where the Portuguese navigator discovering the sea routes to India landed in 1498. Kozhikode has historical significance as it witnessed first European colonial invasions. The port of Kozhikode is a trade centre for two millenniums. Marco Polo pen downed in 1320 this area as the Great Province of Malabar.

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11Kumarakom

If you dream of a romantic escapade along the backwaters of Kumarakom in Kerala, why you have been waited so long? It is sure to be fun and pleasure to you to laze a few days at Kumarakom, the backwater scenic destination in God’s own Country. Gifted with a strewn lyrical backwater canals, Kumarakom is a world of natural bounties to wonder a tourist. Beautified with enchanting backdrop Kumarakom backwater region houses a wide variety of flora and fauna to thrill one’s eye.

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12Munnar

Munnar is very popular for its tourist attractions that include historical sights and tourist attractions.Round the year, thousands of tourist travel to Munnar to see the top tourist attractions in Munnar from all over the world.Everyday you will find a good crowd on all of these Munnar tourist attractions in India. You can visit these attractions any time as per the attractions timing.

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13Palakkad

A foothill region of western Ghat, the origin of Palakkad derived from two words -“Pala” means a type of sweet smelling flower and “Kaadu” means forest. It has been visited for its rich flora and fauna, diverse culture, rivers, dams and temples. A Kerala tour with visit to Palakkad is now becoming a revered tour to the tourists of all regions of the world. While coming to Palakkad one can have wonderful experience as it has lots of to offer to its visitors.

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14Pathanamthitta :

A small district in Kerala, Pathanamthitta has in store lots of cultural heritage and natural beauty to offer to its visitors. Pathanamthitta is included in the Kerala pilgrimage tour itinerary.If you crave for a holiday escapade far from the daily monotonous life, this site can be the right one for you. The valleys and the hills flanked by rivers are used by the localities for cardamom, pepper and rubber plantations.

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15Thekkady

Thekkady is probably the best place in Kerala to observe wildlife and hence its a dream destination for any tourist visiting Kerala.From the mighty Indian elephant to the Great Indian Tiger ,this place has it all.Elephants, Deers,boars,bisons and lion tailed macaques are a common sight in the reservoir area.

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16Thiruvananthapuram

Thiruvananthapuram in Kerala is synonymous with images of age-old palaces and majestic temples. Being the hub of state politics and academic this capital city of Kerala attracts a large number of tourists from all over the world due to its heritage sites, and temples. It can be called a tourist’s paradise due to affluence of beaches, museums and art galleries.

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17Thrissur

Thrissur in Kerala is a place where monuments of past stands with its perpetual aura. Thrissur is visited for its attractions like age-old temples, churches and other monuments. Having its origin in the phase Thri-Shiva Perur it means the town of Lord Shiva. This tourist site is synonymous with the temple of Vadukkumnathan that towering the city since 2000 years ago in the same style. The other famous temples of Thrissur are Paramekkavu and the Thiruvambadi.

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18Varkala

A unique kerala tour to Varkala beach town may be a novel experience to a traveler. This beach town in Kerala offers one mystic and quite unusual experience as it houses a 2000 years old Vishnu temple and a meditation centre namely Sivgiri Mutt. Varkala beach is visited by thousands of tourists every year due to its spiritualism sites and natural beauty unfolded in its surrounding landscapes.

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19Vythiri

Far from the madding crowds Vythiri hill station in Wayanad district of Kerala is the perfect one to pass some cool moments with a loved one or family. The virgin beauty of the landscapes is always a supreme attraction to the holiday makers. Located at an altitude of 4000 feet above sea level Vythiri has a pleasant climate throughout the year.

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20Wagamon

Wagamon is a hill station located in Kottayam-Idukki border of Kottayam district of Kerala, India. It has a cool climate with the temperature between 10 and 23 °C during a summer midday. It is situated 1,100 metres above sea level. Vagamon was discovered by the British who found the place ideal for tea plantations and they were followed by Christian missionaries who built their abode of service at Kurisumala in Vagamon.

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21Wayanad

Wayanad In Keralaflickr/Reji

The district, which forms an edge of the Deccan plateau of South India has a luxuriant forest cover and receives the maximum amount of annual rainfall compared to other regions of the State. Waterfall, mist covered valleys, spice plantations, hill ranges, wildlife sanctuaries, stone age sites are some of the popular attractions of Wayanad.

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More great destinations can be found in the Explore India page.

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