10 Best Places to Visit in Kerala for 2020

10 Best Places to Visit in Kerala for 2020

Kerala is undoubtedly God’s Own Country because of the seas, beaches, mountains, backwaters, palm trees, forests, wildlife, waterfall, and the list goes on. It is among the Indian state that is famous for its rich history, food, tradition, festivals, and a lot more which makes it the most popular Tourist Place across the world.


So, pack your bags and give a visit to God’s Own Country- Kerala. The best India Travel Guide will help you to explore the famous spots of the state. So, to help you out a bit, I have come up with the best 10 places to give a visit once in a lifetime in Kerala.



1. Munnar – Famous for Tea Gardens and Greenery


The hill station- Munnar is located in the Idukki district of Kerala which is famous for the tea gardens and the tea museum. It is also among the most popular honeymoon destinations and one of the places to visit in Kerala. 


  • Best Sightseeing Places: Eravikulam National Park, Mattupetty Dam, Pothamedu Viewpoint, Kanan Devan Tea Museum, Anamudi Peak
  • Best Time To Visit: March to May, September to February


2. Kochi – Blend of Modern City and Heritage Flavor from British, Arabian, Portuguese & Chinese


Kochi was once an important trade center and has retained the charms of many of its influencing cultures. This state is a major attraction that loves food, history, and beaches. You will also find the unique Chinese fishing nets or cheenavala found only in the pearl of this place!


  • Best Sightseeing Places: Fort Kochi, Fort Immanuel, Dutch Cemetery, David Hall, Vasco House, St. Francis Church, Cherai Beach, Mattancherry Palace, Jew Town, Kochi – Muziris Biennale
  • Best Time To Visit: October to February


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3. Thekkady – Most Popular Wildlife Sanctuary in Kerala


It’s a dream to admire the wildlife while cruising along with the lake sound. If you are the one then you must give a visit to Thekkady which is among the tourist places to visit in Kerala!

Thekkady offers you the ultimate nature to explore and enjoy! If you are looking for adventure, this is a place you should definitely not forget!


  • Best Sightseeing Places: Periyar National Park, Gavi Forest, Mangaladevi Temple, Peermedu, Surki Dam 
  • Best Time To Visit: October to February, June to September


4. Alleppey– Unique Backwater Destination


Alleppey is the most famous backwater destination in Kerala.  If you are excited by thrilling boat rides or by being in a charming houseboat, you must visit this little heaven in Kerala.


  • Best Sightseeing Places: Ambalapuzha Sree Krishna Temple, International Coir Museum, Alappuzha Beach, St. Mary’s Forane Church
  • Best Time To Visit: June to March


5. Trivandrum – the Capital City of Kerala with the richest temple in the world


Welcome to the buzzing capital of Kerala- Trivandrum! If you are looking for a fascinating combination of experiences ranging from adventure to history to love for nature, Trivandrum is the place to be!


  • Best Sightseeing Places: Sri Padmanabhaswamy Temple, Kuthiramalika Palace Museum, Shankumugham Beach, Kuthiramalika
  • Best Time To Visit: October to February


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6. Wayanad– Land of Paddy Fields and Heart-shaped Lake


As part of the Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve, Wayanad offers a lush landscape filled with rice paddies, eucalyptus, bamboo, betel nut trees, and rubber trees! A great place to watch wildlife, especially wild elephants.


  • Best Sightseeing Places: Edakkal Cave, Banasura Sagar Dam, Lakkidi, Sentinel Rock Falls
  • Best Time To Visit: Throughout the year


 7. Poovar– Place where lake, river, backwaters, and sea meet


Poovar stands out for its estuary, where the beach, the island, the river, and the sea meet each other. The epitome beauty of the room can be reached here from Trivandrum in only 45 minutes away.


  • Best Sightseeing Places: Poovar Beach,  Thirparappu falls
  • Best Time To Visit: October to February


8. Kannur– ‘Land of Looms and Lores’


Because of its handloom industry and rich art and culture, Kannur is popularly known as the ‘Land of Looms and Lores’. Between the Western Ghats in the East and the Lakshadweep Sea in the West, Kannur is blessed with natural beauty. With scenic beaches, hill stations, and backwaters, it offers a versatile experience for the traveler across the world. The Best Sightseeing Places in Kannur are  Muzhappilangad Drive-in Beach, Arakkal Kettu Museum.


  • Best Time To Visit: October to February


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9. Kasargod – The Fort City in Kerala


Kasargod is an amalgam of diverse religions, cultures, beliefs, and languages. It is famous for its hills, forts, and water bodies. And apart from this, It is also home to the coir and handloom industries, ancient temples, and rich biodiversity.


  • Best Sightseeing Places: Chandragiri Fort, Kareem Forest Park, Madiyan Koolom Temple
  • Best Time To Visit: October to February


10. Bekal– Beach town with a Historic Fort overlooking the sea


Bekal is a small port town located in Kasargod district, and is home to more than a dozen of forts, making it historically significant!


  • Best Sightseeing Places: Bekal Fort, Nityanand Ashram Caves
  • Best Time To Visit: November to February




The names mentioned above are just the most popular ones. Apart from these names, there are many gems hidden which need to be explored in detail. Plan multiple visits to God’s Own Country to witness all the admiration this wonderful country has to offer.

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