7 Must-Visit Places in Kerala

February 19, 2024

By Char Dham Yatra

This coastal state has a destination for everyone— whether it's the beach, mountains, adventure, wildlife, heritage or culture you're interested in. 

7. Varkala 

The setting of Varkala beach is striking enough to take your breath away, with a long winding stretch of cliff and views that extend over the Arabian Sea. 

6. Munnar 

If you like tea, a visit to Munnar is a must! The surrounding region is renowned for its sprawling tea plantations. 

5. Periyar National Park 

Kerala's Periyar National Park, in the Thekkady district, is one of the most popular national parks in southern India. 

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4. Marari Beach 

If you're after an easily accessible and peaceful beach break in Kerala, picturesque Marari is just 30 minutes north of Alleppey. 

3. Kerala Backwaters 

One of the most tranquil and relaxing things you can do in Kerala is to take a trip in a houseboat along the palm-fringed Kerala canals, known as the backwaters. 

2. Muziris 

If you're interested in history, extend your time in Kochi to visit Muziris, situated about an hour to the north of the city. 

1. Fort Kochi 

Known as the "Gateway to Kerala", Kochi is an enchanting city that's had an eclectic influence. Arabs, British, Dutch, Chinese, and Portuguese have all left their mark there.