8 Places to Visit in Kerala During Summer Holidays – Book Your Package Now!
Kerala hill stations are the best summer destinations attracts tourists from all other the world. If you are also planning for Kerala summer tour, this article is for you.
Kerala offers number of breathtaking natural beauties that stay long to the visitor’s mind. Many domestic as well as international tourists attract to this state to see all the natural beauties in one garland. God created this magical land to offer the heavenly pleasure on earth that is blessed with lot of unique charm like lovely beaches, stunning backwaters, amazing hill stations, undulating hills and valleys, magnificent houseboat cruise and many more. If you are looking for the real natural beauty or the nature lover then Kerala is a perfect choice to explore.
Though Kerala is crowded throughout the year, but for spending the summer holidays Kerala is best place to visit. In summers i.e. towards the end of February, temperature starts climbing but Kerala is cool and pleasant due to Western Ghats which prevent from the dry northern winds. Summers are really not too harsh as temperature rarely exceeds from 32 degrees so, paying a visit to Kerala during summers is not a bad idea. The ataxic rains including beautiful lightning and thunder is the another attraction of this season. This summer season starts from March and continues till the end of May or the beginning of June. Kerala will be warmer yet pleasant during summers, where tourists can enjoy sun bath on lovely Kerala beaches. Summers are the festive time so one can also enjoy colorful festivals like Vishu and Thrissur Pooram of Kerala.
Let’s see some of the best destinations to visit in Kerala during summer holidays:
#1 Kerala Hill Stations
Kerala Hill stations are filled with various varieties of flora and fauna and one of the prime holiday destinations for the all types of tourists. The uncharted and immaculate beauties of peaceful hill stations of Kerala offer you inner-peace to your mind and provide an opportunity to rejuvenate. Munnar, Wagamon, Wayanad, Ponmudi, Idukki, and many more are the best places to explore beautiful Hill Stations.
#2 Tea Gardens – Munnar
Munnar tea gardens is a perfect gateway for all those tourists who want to enjoy authentic moments with nature. The views of tea gardens are absolutely stunning and the best one is when you are going uphill towards Munnar. These charming and fragrant tea gardens indicate the tranquil beauty of nature that starts from Chithirapuram and continues upto the top station area. You can also go for a trekking in Munnar to experience the beauty of tea gardens.
#3 Varkala Beach
Spending time on Beaches is one of the best experiences during summers and if these are Kerala beaches then what will be the other best place to go. Varkala Beach is one of the most popular beach of Kerala lies on the outskirts of Thiruvananthapuram district. The blue water and the palm lined beaches offers great relaxation to your eyes and the calm atmosphere of Varkala give you outstanding feel to your soul. Tourists can also visit a 2000-year-old Vishnu Temple and the Ashramam – Sivagiri Mutt, which are a little distance away from the beach.
#4 Kerala Backwaters
Exploring Kerala backwaters is one of the most wonderful experiences that one must avail during their summer holidays. The breathtaking beauty of these backwaters will surely provide great relief to your soul and you will feel more energetic after exploring here. The lush green vegetation of Kerala Backwaters will be a best visual treat for your eyes. Some of the most popular backwaters of Kerala are Alappuzha, Kumarakom, Kochin, Kollam, Kozhikode and Trivandrum.
#5 Kerala Houseboats
Houseboats are generally called as kettuvallams in Kerala. These are well furnished room sets having airy balcony, kitchens and toilets or simply said as five star hotel rooms. The enthralling ride on Kerala Houseboats is a best way for spending your summer holidays. Alleppey Backwaters, Kumarakom Backwaters & thottapally Backwaters are the famous locations for the exotic houseboats.
Houseboats in Alleppey are the most famous in Kerala where you can book 1 night 2 days package to experience the backwater of Kerala.
#6 Kumarakom and Thekkedy
Kumarakom and Thekkedy are the other best places to visit during summer holidays as they offer variety of flora and fauna and tourists can also avail excellent opportunities for boating, fishing and many other water sports activities. People who love adventures and passionate for the wildlife can prefer Thekkedy to enjoy natural habitat. Though the temperature is high but tourists will never disappoint due to the presence of cool breeze throughout summers.
#7 Waterfalls of Kerala
The majestic hill tops of Western Ghats are the main source of Keralian waterfalls which are punctuated with small and large streams. During rainy season with these streams, the green mush of the mountains and wooden forests gush down, really this will be a most pleasurable moment to the visitors. The mesmerizing beauty of Kerala waterfalls adds to the charm of Kerala beauties. The list of famous and noted waterfalls in Kerala state include Athirapally, Nyayamkadu Vazhachal, Thommankuthu, Palaruvi & Thusharagiri and many more.
#8 Wild Life Sanctuaries
Kerala covers lot of eco-friendly practices and the serenity of this place is best seen in the flourishing wildlife sanctuaries. The beauty of Kerala wildlife cannot be compared with any other wildlife sanctuaries of the world. The luxuriant forests of the Western Ghats have many mind-blowing wildlife-sanctuaries offering most delightful trekking trails. These magnificent wildlife sanctuaries can be best experienced in Neyyar Sanctuary, Peppara Wildlife Sanctuary, Periyar Tiger Reserve, Idukki Wildlife Sanctuary, Shenduruney Wildlife Sanctuary, Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary and many more.
Kerala offers the complete relaxation to your mind and soul. Visitors will experience every feeling in Kerala, whether you are nature lover, adventure seeker, honeymoon couple, wildlife lover or anything else. In short, whatever you want to explore Kerala has everything to offer you. Kerala is also famous for the colorful and spectacular festivals or can say as highlights of Kerala. Keralian art and dance forms are world famous, even lot of tourists come only to watch these dance forms that offers the aroma of its rich culture and religion. Tourists can visit Kerala in any season of the year, It is the land of many varied species of flora and fauna and many wildlife sanctuaries as well. All in all, Kerala is a place where you can cherish every color of nature.
Season will not be a hurdle for exploring this splendid state known as Kerala. Tourists can visit Kerala at anytime of the year as the climatic condition in Kerala is diverse. So, tourists can enjoy this God’s own country in summers as well.
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