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Kerala is one of the most desired places to visit because here you can experience wondering beauty in every corner that cannot be put in words. Plenty of interesting places of Kerala are worth to visit and for the adventure seekers there are many more options like Climbing, Paragliding, water sports, Biking and many more. Kerala has always been a worth visiting destination due to the outstanding natural beauties, thrilling sports, sensuous beaches and so on. The land which is crowned with unmatched natural beauty offers you amusing experiences of adventure. Well, for the adventure aficionado, Kerala offers the sky for venting out their ingenious energy.

Now let’s have a look at 12 Adventurous things to do in Kerala:

#1 Water Sports In Kerala

water sports

Kerala is famous for its beautiful and pleasing beaches that have numerous opportunities to explore many adventure water sports. During water sports tour you can relish parasailing, snorkeling, scuba diving, surfing, kayaking, kerala boat race and a lot more adventure activities in kerala. Beaches like the Kovalam Beach and the Alaphuzza Beach offer you myriad occasions to enjoy water sports by just simply laze on the Kerala sands and build sand castles. Really, water sports in Kerala promises to offer best and most thrilling water sports experience.  

#2 Cycling  & Biking Through The Nature

To experience the lovely atmosphere and purity of Kerala, cycling & biking tour is a best way to choose. Munnar which is famous for the coffee plantations and Nilgiris which is famous for the spice plantations absolutely add a different aroma to your cycling / bike tour. Winter is the correct time for the best bike trips in Kerala. One of the best places for biking in Kerala is Idukki. The atmosphere is very pleasant and the beauty of nature that you get to enjoy during the ride is very eye soothing. You get to bike through the paddy fields, dairy farms, tea plantation and forests & there are also many other mountain biking options available. This experience makes you feel truly close to the nature. The best places to make any type of road trips in Kerala are Kottayam to Vagamon, Chalakudy to Valparai, Alappuzha to Changanassery and Devikulam to Munnar.

#3 Paragliding

Paragliding in Kerala

Paragliding is one of the most popular adventure sports in the world and Vagamon paragliding in Kerala is considered as among the most preferred spots for paragliding. One of the reason why adventure tourism in Kerala is so famous has to surely be paragliding. There are many fine paragliding spots in Kerala, where one can explore various hidden adventurous opportunities. Every adventure-seeker love paragliding due to the presence of greater adventure in it. The paragliding cost in Kerala varies according to the place you choose to start your paragliding but an average cost for paragliding is 3,500 INR.

#4 Tree House Stay

vanya Tree house in thekkady

Spend your day by staying in a tree house, right in the middle of the nature. The view that you get from inside the house is simply magical and each moment you spend here is memorable. You should surely add this into your checklist for adventurous things to do in Kerala as this is a once in a lifetime experience. The mood set by tree house in Kerala is also very romantic so you can also visit here for your honeymoon. The best Tree House in Kerala can be found in Wayanad, Thekkady & Munnar.

#5 Take a Good Swim In the Arabian Sea

Varkala Beach

Kerala has almost 550 km along the Arabian sea coastline and there are Stunning Beaches in Kerala. Couples as well as family can really enjoy their vacation here. Taking a bath here is really refreshing, you can also sit and relax and take a sun bath as well. Also the sunset view from many of the beaches are mesmerizing. You should surely add this in your visit list of adventure places in Kerala. The best to visit the beaches in Kerala is between December and March and the best beaches to visit in kerala are Kovalam Beach, Varkala Beach and Marari Beach.

#6 Wild Life Safari In Kerala

Muthanga Wildlife Sanctuary in Kerala

Wildlife safari in Kerala will definitely give you awesome experience of the forests life. The rich biodiversity and amazing flora and fauna of Kerala will provide a deep sense of resoluteness and you will become conscious about the protection of natural beauty. Protection of greenery is essential for the living beings. There are many adventure places in Kerala that offers both day and nocturnal safaris to the tourists. The best wildlife safari in Kerala are Muthanga Wildlife Sanctuary in Wayanad, Tholpetty Wildlife Sanctuary in Wayanad and Parambikulam Tiger Reserve at south Western Ghats in Palakkad District

#7 Bamboo Rafting

Bamboo Rafting

Bamboo Rafting is another best thing that one can’t afford to miss in Kerala. Periyar Tiger Reserve, Thekkady is a most desired location for the Bamboo Rafting, where the unique eco-tourism program allows you to cherish the enchanting beauty of nature. Every nature lover must do Bamboo Rafting in which one can lie slightly in the Bamboo, watch arboreal animals and listen to the sweet medley of the birds which makes it one of the fun adventure places in Kerala. Truly Kerala offers an awesome feeling of Bamboo Rafting. Wayanad can also be called as best for the Bamboo Rafting.

#8 Elephant Ride

elephant ride in kerala

Elephant ride in Kerala jungle is an unforgettable experience. The perfect option to observe the exotic wildlife through elephant ride. With the elephant ride you will feel like a king of yore out to survey his hunting ground as you are placed on the top of tusker. Kerala provides a unique opportunity to spend a day with elephant and this should surly be included in any of your further adventure trips in kerala. Best places for elephant rides in Kerala are Thekaddy, Munnar and Wayanad.

#9 Kayaking

kayaking kerala

Kayaking offers a close look to the culture of Kerala so if you wish to experience its culture, then you must go on kayaking. Multiple kinds of kayaking opportunities are available for the visitors; you can choose any of them. The unique beauty of the backwaters and interesting dense flora and fauna can only be enjoyed during a kayak tour. Best places for Kayaking in Kerala are Alappuzha, Kumarakom and Kollam.

#10 Mountain Climbing

Tourists who are fanatical for the mountain climbing, then Kerala is an ideal place to go because there are some spots where you can enjoy the mountain climbing to the fullest.  Mountain climbing is one ofthe top adventure activities in kerala. Chembra Peak in Wayanad is a most famous spot for the mountain climbing.  Mountain Climbing is not an easy task as climb can be steep and rough. You need climb one full day so you will have to protect yourself from the sun blocks. Best places for mountain climbing in kerala are Rajamalai / Eravikulam National Park and Anamudi Peak.

#11 Fishing

Fishing is always been an interesting thing for the tourists and Kerala provides excellent opportunities for fishing as well as angling. Kerala is world-famous for its tranquil backwaters and striking beaches where tourists can fulfill their keen desire of fishing. The availability of backwaters, rivers, streams, lakes, lagoons and canals make Kerala as a perfect destination for fishing. The best places to go fishing in kerala is Kochi, Alappuzha and Kovalam.

#12 Tree Climbing

Tree climbing is another most interesting thing that one must do on Kerala trip. People of all the ages can enjoy the adventurous tree climbing with different techniques. These techniques depend upon the individual style and preferences of the climbers and type of tree and the difficulty to climb. Kerala tree climbing provides stupendous joy to the tourists and should be surely be added in your trip for adventure places in Kerala.If you wish to explore Tree Climbing in kerala, the best places would be Kumarakom.

Here we revealed 12 Adventure things that one must experience on Kerala trip to make their trip worthwhile. Every adventure enthusiast wishes to come here just for enjoying several spectacular adventure sports. The magnetic charm of the splendid mountains and the emerald blue-green waters blended with the natural forest, attract millions of people every year. Kerala is truly incredible and worth to experience once in your lifetime.

Image Courtesy: Arun Sinha, Kalypso Adventures, Will in India