Updated: Oct 3
Called as the God’s own country, Kerala indeed is the paradise on earth. Located in between the Arabian Sea and the Western Ghats, it is one of the most beautiful states of India.
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As Kerala enjoys tropical weather, the weather is pleasant all the year round. The temperature during the summer months (April until July) averages to 33° C. Winter months(late November to mid-Feb.) are pleasant, and during the monsoon it rains heavily in Kerala. There are two monsoon seasons called as northeast monsoon and southwest monsoon. The southwest monsoon starts by June and it rains for few months. And then from October till November it rains because of the northeast monsoon.
Top Attractions of Kerala are as follows –
Kerala is one of the most famous for its backwaters. There are many tour packages available for the backwater tour. And one of the most relaxed way to enjoy its beauty is staying and travel in a boathouse. You can rent this boathouse for days. It will take you through various breathtaking views of the place. You will get all types of boathouses starting from the most economical one to luxurious. Luxury houseboats attract honeymooners and newly wedded couple a lot. Most famous destination for the Kerala backwater tour are Kumarakom Backwaters, Alleppey Backwaters, Fort Kochi (Cochin) Backwaters, Kollam Backwaters, and Kuttanad Backwaters.
Called as the Venice of south India, the town of Alappuzha (Alleppey) is the gateway for the backwaters of Kerala. This beautiful town offers gorgeous view of the shores with palm-fringed canals, lagoons, picturesque lakeside beaches, and so on. This small town of Alleppey is also famous for the water carnivals in which very large boats and canoes takes part in the competition.
Kovalam is most famous for its pristine beaches, shallow waters and low tidal waves. The place came in to limelight by tourists after the arrival of hippies here. After that, this small fishing village of Kovalam transformed in to one of the hot spot among honeymooners and other tourists from around the world. Kovalam is historically and culturally very rich because of its remarkable palaces, forts, and temples which are dated back from 17th century.
Situated at an altitude of 6000 ft., Munnar is a beautiful town comprises of breathtaking beauties all around. One can see an unending land planted with tea trees surrounded with pristine mountains and valleys, which offers thousands of species of beautiful flora and faunas.