Kerala- God’s own country
Rightfully called God’s own country, Kerala is a state of beauty and nature. The scenic views surrounding the entire Indian state has made it a divine place, such that it was captioned with the most appropriate tagline” God’s own Country”. When you think about holidaying, how can you travel anywhere else when god’s own country has so much to offer, to be explored by you.
Among the many delights that it has to offer are the luscious greenery, the soothing waterfalls, the astonishing beaches, crazy wildlife as well as a backwater paradise.
As beautiful as this place may sound the connectivity to this place is also as easy. The state of Kerala has a well-developed air and rail connectivity. The state has three major airports including the Calicut International Airport, The Cochin International Airport and Trivandrum International Airport. These terminals connect the state with the rest of the world. Kerala also has a railway network that connects it to different states across India. The major railway stations of Kerala include- Thiruvananthapuram Central Railway Station, Ernakulam Railway Station and the Kollam Junction Railway Station.
Once you begin with your holiday in Kerala you might find yourself stuck in a myriad of options as to what to do to make the most out of your trip to Kerala. We bring to you the Top 5 must experience things that you should not miss while on your holiday to Kerala.
Top 5 must experience things in Kerala
- Alleppey- Boating your way through the divine
Alleppey tops the list among the must visit destinations in Kerala owing to the breathtaking scenic beauty that it is in abundance in this area. Tourists enjoy the view on luxurious boat houses. It is indeed an unforgettable experience looking at the landscape full of greenery through a house boat that can accommodate your entire family and provide a hearty meal for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
- Experience flora and fauna- the rare and unique
The Eravikulam National Park situated in the ———————– is a host to a range of rare and unique varieties of flora and fauna. This National Park is particularly famous for the Neelakurinji – a species of flower that blooms once in every 12 years. The sight of these rare and beautiful flowers is very fascinating. As far as the fauna is concerned this National Park is also famous for the Nilgiri Thar which is a species of an endangered mountain goat. The timing is also a great factor as the park is closed in the months of February and March.
- Athirapally falls- The Niagara Falls of India
Falling from a majestic height of 80 feet, the Athirapally Waterfalls are located 1000 feet above sea level at the Chalakudy River in Thrissur district of Kerala. Visit the place for a Niagara Fall like experience right within the Indian subcontinent. The waterfall is in its full glory during the monsoon season and thereby the best time to visit the falls is from September to January.
- A Spice Tour in the spice hub
Kerala throughout history has been famous for its spice plantations and cultivation. A spice tour in the spice plantation gardens in Munnar, Thekkady, Wayanad is a must while on your trip to Kerala. Gift your senses an aromatic experience as you taste some authentic black pepper, cardamom, cinnamon and the exotic vanilla and explore the farms on a nature walk.
- The Periyar forest exploration
For the nature lovers who wish to explore the fascinating world of forests, Thekkady is just the place for you. This place is situated 190 Km from Kochi and is specifically famous for the thickly populated forest cover with a large variety of flora and fauna including the aquatic life. What’s more is that the Periyar jeep ride covers an exploration of the Iddukki town, Mullaperiyar Dam, the lush green vegetable farms, the sprawling vineyards and if fate is on your side even the endangered lion tailed macaque.
Plan your trip to god’s own country today because if you haven’t visited Kerala you are missing out on a lot of wonderful experiences. Kerala assures you a holiday experience like none other and has something to offer for all kinds and age groups of tourists. God’s own country awaits you…when are you planning to visit?