Author : Admin
Published: Monday May 19 2014
Munnar, Fort Cochin and Wayanad- Three Must visit tourist destinations Kerala
It is quite difficult to list out the must see destinations in Kerala as the land renowned as God’s own country has large numbers of tourist spots. These tourist spots include beaches, backwater destinations, hill stations, historical places, pilgrim centers and so on. Out of these many are must-visit destinations and you will love visiting each of them.
Munnar is one of the most prominent tourist destinations in Kerala. It is best-renowned for its charming tea plantations that sprawl over to many hectares of land. The cool and chilly weather makes everyone fall in love with Munnar. While traveling through the windy lanes you can enjoy the charm of its misty hills, exotic plants and wild life, etc.
Munnar is definitely another paradise for those who love adventure. Trekking to the highest South Indian peak Anamudi and an exploring-visit to Eravikkulam National Park would remain ever memorable. It is also a good spot for various other adventure activities such as rock climbing and paragliding. Having all these, you will have absolute entertainment on your Munnar trip for sure. Various sorts of accommodations are available in the Munnar town and you can find any of them as per your wish. More Info
With having large numbers of tourist destinations in and around, Fort Cochin is doubtlessly another must-see tourist destination in Kerala. Cochin, owing to its importance in the ancient periods, is known as the "Gateway to Kerala". The city is now one of the most affluent cities in Kerala and the saying ‘Kochi kandavanu achi venda that is equivalent to ‘’ those who see Cochin, forgets wife.”
Though this saying is an exaggerated form of praise to Kochi’s beauty, it is sure that the city is gorgeous enough to capture your mind. While visiting Fort Cochin you can see the marks left by all the foreign invaders including the Portuguese, Dutch, Chinese, British and the Arabs. There are many historical sites which are related to these foreign invaders. So it will be a great loss for you if you miss out this great tourism spot when visiting Kerala. More Info
If you love watching mountains and hills, then Wayanad would be the best spot for you. This mountainous regions fall in the Western Ghats. The zigzagged road, called Wayanad Churam in the native language, itself offers a spectacular view to the tourists. When you step on to the land of Wayanad, you will be greeted with relishing views offered by the coconut palms.
Wayanadu is also known for its paddy fields. Adventure-loving tourists can enjoy trekking into the dense forests. There are many renowned tourist destinations in Wayanad. Wildlife Sanctuaries at Muthanga and Tholpetty, Chembra Peak, Edakkal Caves, Meenmutty Waterfalls, Jain Temples, etc. are a few of them. Various accommodation facilities are also available.