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10 Things You Must Do In Kerala For An Ideal Holiday In God's Own Country

by Simmie Verma Travel Blogger

The European colonials gave the name Gods Own Country when they came for trading via sea route. The Vasco Da Gama is the example that wished to live and die in Kerala. This is because Kerala boasts Mother Nature everywhere. It has coastal fronts, rivers, mountains, plateau lands, mangroves, and backwaters. It is an international destination for backwater tourism, honeymoon tour, and wellness tourism. Kerala is a tourist-friendly place in South India.


Top 10 Things to do in Kerala for Memorable Vacation

 

You must check your Kerala tour include the below-mentioned things you must do once in Kerala.

 

1. Back Water Tour in Kerala

 

The specialty of the Kerala State is that one can go on a boat from its Northern tip to southern tip through its backwaters, rivers, and channel. However, the people willing to admire this Gods Own Country must take a backwater tour in a boathouse from Cochin to Kollam from the central to the southern region of the Kerala State. The backwaters and mangroves are also present in Kasaragod, which is the northernmost district of Kerala. It is also popular as boathouse tourism.

 

2. Visit Travancore Royal Palaces

 

Most of the Travancore palaces are best to see from Kochi to Trivandrum. However, most of the royal palaces present in its capital city are a museum now. It is the best place to see the Gods Own Country’s rich history, culture, and heritage.

 

3. Chinese Fishing Net in Kochi

 

You must not miss seeing the iconic Chinese fishing nets on the banks of Kochi backwaters. The Fort Kochi and its islets places are the best to see this traditional fishing technique with bamboos. You can find the fisherman lifting the net with trapped fishes during the day and night time.

 

4. Nature Trails on the Western Ghats

 

One of the dense tropical rainforest covers is present in the Idukki district of the Kerala State. It has many National Parks and wildlife sanctuary. These are the exotic places to take a natural trail once in God's own country holidaying. There are many trekking and camping sites on this Ghats.

 

5. Taste Karimeen in Kerala

 

The Green Chromide or Etroplus Suratensis is a freshwater fish. This is mostly found in the Kerala backwaters. You must taste this fried Kari Meen in Cochin or Alleppey. After tasting it, you cannot explain them in words, and you will order one more Karimeen to eat.

 

6. Taste Kerala Foods

 

Kerala literally means the land of Palm Groves. You can find coconut in most of the culinary prepared in Kerala. This is included in vegetarian and non-vegetarian foods. You must try Puttu, Appam, meen curry, Kozhi Porichathu, and Ada Pradhaman once in your Kerala tour.

 

7. Enjoy the Monsoon in Kerala

 

Kerala looks exotic due to receiving the most of the Monsoon rain. You must be here on June 1st, where the Southwest monsoon (June to September) spell over Kerala and moves towards to north India later on. Once again, it receives the retreading Northeast Monsoon rain in the month of October and November. This makes its water bodies and vegetation to look like gods own country throughout a year. The honeymoon goers mostly come here during the monsoon to enjoy their honeymoon in a boathouse on the backwaters of Kerala.

 

8. Visit Sub Tropical Rainforest in Kerala

 

The westward slopes of the Western Ghats present in Kerala are the exotic places to see its sub-tropical rainforest. You can see them on the National and State Highway routes. These are scenic drive routes in Kerala. These are a deciduous forest with colourful floras. These are the best place to be in the wilderness of the Gods own Country.

 

9. Visit Hill Stations of Kerala

 

Idukki, Wayand, and Neliampathy are the top hill stations of Kerala State. These are on the highest places of the Western Ghats Mountain Ranges present in Kerala boundary. Idukki District has the two of the highest mountain Peaks of the Western Ghats. It is popular for resort tourism, tea gardens, and spices estates.

 

10. Explore the Sea Beaches of Kerala

 

The Malabar Coast has many scenic beaches. Most of the sea beaches from Cochin to Trivandrum are popular in Kerala. These are tourist attraction places, where foreign tourist does visit. However, you must not miss the Kovalam and Varkala beach on your holiday trip to Kerala. You can do seawater adventure sports activities on these beaches.

 

Kerala tour packages from Pune are cheaper to book through an online channel. You will get some discounts and offers on your accommodation and flight tickets.


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