Tourist Spots in Kerala

Glimpses-of-the-Rich-Traditional-Kerala-Architecture

Glimpses of the Rich Traditional Kerala Architecture

Kerala, the wonderful state in Southern India has a culture and tradition found nowhere in the rest of the country. The same goes for the architecture in Kerala, where you can see buildings, palaces and monuments built with local resources and in perfect harmony with nature and climatic conditions. It is worth noting that the materials used for constructing religious… Read more →

Kochi Infographics

Kochi: The Ultimate Tourist Destination For a Memorable Trip – Infographic

Kochi is one of India’s most tourist-friendly destinations. Also known as Cochin, ‘the Gateway to Kerala’, it is also referred to as ‘the Queen of Arabian Sea’. It is an enchanting city that has had an international influence over many centuries. The British, Dutch, Chinese, and Portuguese have all left their marks here. One thing that strikes every visitor to… Read more →

11 Must Visit Places in Thrissur

11 Must Visit Places in Thrissur

Kerala has about 14 districts, and each district has some distinguishing features that set it apart from the rest. Planning a trip to the various districts in the state is an exhilarating experience, a magical one even, as you get to experience one new thing after the other. Today, we can explore Thrissur, the cultural capital of Kerala and go… Read more →

Weekend Getaway – Thusharagiri Waterfalls

Weekend Getaway – Thusharagiri Waterfalls

Really exhausted after a hectic week at the office or college? Well, it’s time to recharge your batteries and start afresh! How about escaping to a destination that’ll give you a mixed dose of adventure and peace? Then, start your journey to enjoy Thusharagiri waterfalls. Thusharagiri waterfalls one of the most beautiful waterfalls in Kerala Nestled in the lap of the… Read more →

12 Must Visit Places in Alappuzha

12 Must Visit Places in Alappuzha

The ‘Venice of the East’, as Alappuzha is fondly known as, is a beautiful place and indescribable by words. The mesmerizing backwaters, the picturesque canals, beaches, stretches of paddy fields and brackish lagoons are what makes this district so attractive to people. Alappuzha is well known for the iconic backwater cruises that would take you to stunning locales in and around the place. The extent… Read more →

Weekend Getaway-Ranipuram

Weekend Getaway – Ranipuram

After a stressful week, a break is necessary to rejuvenate yourself! How about a trip to the serene lush green hills of Kasargod? Ranipuram is a fairly unexplored hill there, and a trekking trip would be ideal for a perfect weekend plan! Situated 750 m above sea level in Western Ghats, Ranipuram is popularly known as Ooty of Kerala. This… Read more →

10 Famous Churches Kerala

10 Famous Churches of Kerala

There are three main religions in Kerala – Hinduism, Christianity and Islam. Christianity is a very important religion having a sizeable population. There are several Christian pilgrimage sites spread across the state. Almost all of them are devoted to some of the oldest and architecturally brilliant churches. Let’s go on a visit to some of the famous churches of Kerala. 1. Malayattoor Church… Read more →

14 Famous tourist places in Wayanad

14 Famous Tourist Places in Wayanad

The mist-capped hills and vast expanse of foggy, rocky mountains blend together to form the scenic natural beauty of Wayanad. Wayanad is exceptionally beautiful during the monsoon and many people actually make a trip just to see the green meadows, the white water springs, the luscious forest and peaceful lakes all awash in rainy splendor. These natural endowments are what… Read more →

Ilaveezhapoonchira

Weekend Getaway – Ilaveezhapoonchira

Ilaveezhapoonchira is a beautiful destination located on the outskirts of Kottayam district. In a literal sense, Ilaveezhapoonchira means “the pond of flowers where the leaves do not fall”; Ilaveezha means “where the leaves do not fall” and poonchira means “pond”. There are no trees on these hills, so there are no leaves to fall and that’s how this place got its… Read more →

24 Tourist Places in Idukki

24 Tourist Places in Idukki

Idukki, one of the largest hill stations in Kerala is also one of the most sought after destinations for tourists from all over the world. Located only at a distance of 105 kilometers from Kochi and just 47 kilometers from Munnar, you can enjoy several diverse attractions and activities for a memorable vacation. You can plan for a 2 nights, 3 days… Read more →

valparai

Weekend Getaway – Valparai

With ravishing greenery all around, Valparai in Tamil Nadu is undoubtedly a superb weekend destination! Valparai is a perfect place to spend a quiet weekend with your friends and family. The place isn’t too crowded, has mesmerizing scenery with scintillating tea estates and there is greenery all around. You don’t have too many things to do around Valparai because it is… Read more →

Places Near Kochi

19 Must See Places Near Kochi

Editor’s Note: This post was originally published in November 2012 and has been updated for freshness, accuracy, and comprehensiveness. Lot more locations has been added to this post.  Kochi, the largest city in Kerala, is also one of the most popular tourist destinations in the state. Kochi (or Cochin, as it is also known) has some fabulous hideouts and getaways that are… Read more →

pathiramanal

Weekend Getaway – Pathiramanal

In the Muhamma Panchayat of Alappuzha district in Kerala lies a small island by the name of Pathiramanal. It is a beautiful and reclusive spot, and ideal for a weekend getaway as it just 13 kilometers from Alappuzha and 5 kilometers from Kumarakom. The name Pathiramanal means “sands of the night”, a name as you see suits this place pretty well. Birds, Birds… Read more →

9 visit places in Thiruvananthapuram

9 Must Visit Places in Thiruvananthapuram

Idyllic beaches, serene hill slopes, mesmerizing lakes, historic monuments and famous religious centers all set against a vibrant cultural back drop that is Thiruvananthapuram for you. Go exploring around, and soon you realize that the city is indeed a mystifying blend of diversities.  Despite being the state capital, there is no maddening rush of a usual metropolis. No wonder, the… Read more →

Top 18 Must Visit Beaches of Kerala

Top 18 Must Visit Beaches of Kerala

Kerala, situated right along the shores of the Arabian Sea is blessed with many beautiful beaches which are a primary attraction for tourists. The right season to visit theses mesmerizing beaches of Kerala is between the months of December and March; you’ll be sure to have an enchanting experience. Kovalam Beach Image credit by Preetish via Flickr This is the most visually appealing beach… Read more →

Top 7 Winter Destinations in Kerala

Top 7 Winter Destinations in Kerala

The coastal state of Kerala is a dream destination for visitors, and thanks to its exotic locales, vibrant culture, scintillating backwaters, lush forests and scope for nature based activities, you have so much to enjoy here. With the towering Western Ghats on the east and the mesmerizing Arabian Sea on the west, Kerala is a sight to behold, a vision… Read more →