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Trip List by Bincy

Kerala 'Gods Own Country'

20 May 2006  My state, Oh... how wonderful
4.5 of 5 stars based on 1 vote

Kerala is a small state of southern india, Kerala is known for its cocconut palms, beaches, backwaters, hills, temples, art,culture and greenery. It is a well known tourist place of India .
Some of the tourist attractions are following:
*Trivandrum, the capital city with kovalm beach, varkala beach , ponmudi hill station and many more.
*Allapuzha: Known for its backwaters and luxurious house boats.
* Kochi: The most modern city of kerala, tourist places includes Marine Drive, beach, musium, Veega Land amusement park etc. The nearest airport is Nedumbasseri international airport. many luxurious hotels are available like Lee Meridian .
*Trissur district: Known as the District of culture of kerala with many temples and beautifull heritage houses. Adhirapally waterfall is the main attraction.The famous Guruvayur temple is also situated in this district.
*Munnar hill station: a very beautifull hill staion known for its natural beauty.
*Silent valley national park : situated in palakkad district of kearala, full of diverse varieties of flora and fauna.
*Periyar wild life sanctuary: Known for Elephants and Tigers.
*Neyyar Dam .
*Mallampuzha Dam

And Many More....

  • Category: Perfect week or more
  • Traveler type: Culture, Sightseeing, Beachgoers
  • Appeals to: Couples/romantics, Honeymooners, Families with small children, Large groups, Active/adventure, Tourists
  • Seasons: Winter, Spring
  • 1. Kerala'Gods Own Country'

    Kerala is a small state of southern india, Kerala is known for its cocconut palms, beaches, backwaters, hills, temples, art,culture and greenery. It is a well known tourist place of India .
    Some of the tourist attractions are following:
    *Trivandrum, the capital city with kovalm beach, varkala beach , ponmudi hill station and many more.
    *Allapuzha: Known for its backwaters and luxurious house boats.
    * Kochi: The most modern city of kerala, tourist places includes Marine Drive, beach, musium, Veega Land amusement park etc. The nearest airport is Nedumbasseri international airport. many luxurious hotels are available like Lee Meridian .
    *Trissur district: Known as the District of culture of kerala with many temples and beautifull heritage houses. Adhirapally waterfall is the main attraction.The famous Guruvayur temple is also situated in this district.
    *Munnar hill station: a very beautifull hill staion known for its natural beauty.
    *Silent valley national park : situated in palakkad district of kearala, full of diverse varieties of flora and fauna.
    *Periyar wild life sanctuary: Known for Elephants and Tigers.
    *Neyyar Dam .
    *Mallampuzha Dam

  • 2. Trivandrum- The capital city of Kerala, India

    *Kovalam Beach: A light house beach ,it is the most famous beach in kerala. kovalam is a beautiful tourist attraction with many modern and heritage hotels. It is only 30 km from trivandrum airport.The best time to go is between November to February.
    *Ponmudi hills: It is my favorate place, it is a hill station about 72 km from trivandrum city, These hills are covered with thick tropical forest which is full of diverse groups of flora and fauna. One can see many beautiful water falls and tea estates on the way to ponmudi hill top. The topmost part of the hill is know as motta(bald) Kunnu(hill), because this portion of the hill is a grass land with no trees. The only place to stay is KTDC hotel which has got all the facilities and a beautifull garden with wonderful hill view points. The temperature is fabulous.
    *Trivandrum Museum complex: It is situated at the heart of the city , the museum complex is consisted of a big zoological park with many varieties of animals , a lake with boating facility and a beautiful palace with a historical museum inside.
    *Kanakakunnu palace: a historic palace with a beautifull large garden and an open auditorium, where many cultural arts are performed at short intervals of time.
    *Shankmukham Beach: A large beach situated very near to the airport, ideal place for evening walks, joging etc.
    *Veli tourist village: A manmade park situated at a place where veli lake meets arabian sea , so one can enjoy lake and sea together, this place is well known for boating (house boating, speed boating ,pedal boating), horse riding facility is also available here. This place is about 6 km away from trivandrum city.
    *Sri Padbhanama swamy temple: Trivandrum city is also known as the city of temples , sri padmanabha swamy temple is the oldest and largest among them, it Lord Vishnu is worshiped in this temple, this temple is fully made up of rocks, the architecture of the temple is wonderful , the inner walls of the temple is decorated with very old and beautiful paintings. Many mind blowing sculpturingâs can be seen in the temple. A very big temple pond is situated outside the temple. The temple is situated at the heart of the city. The other famous temples situated in trivandrum includes Sri Kanteshvaram, Attukkal Bhagavathy temple, Ganapathy Kovil, Karikyakom temple, Parashurama temple etc.

    Trivandrum city is a beautiful city with many luxurious hotels like Mascot hotel, Muthoot Plaza, South park and many more, Good shopping facilities are available. The temperature varies between 25 to 33 degree Celsius.

  • 3. Varkala 'The town of peace and natural beauty'

    * Papanasham beach varkala a:A beach with white sand and black rocks .
    *Varkala cliff : A beautifull cliff with cocconut palms and mind-blowing sunset scene.
    *Sri Janardhanan Swamy Temple: A very old temple with traditional
    architecture and two beautifull ponds.
    *Sivagiri: The ashram of Sri narayana guru(saint) , a very peaceful hilly place with it's own natural beauty.
    *Luxurious seaview hotels for comfort and ayurvedic treatments