10 places to visit in Kerala

If God himself has chosen a spot to reside, it is going to be worth a visit! 

Kerala, also known as God’s own country, is the greatest example of cultural diversity, beautiful backwaters, heavenly hillsides, and delightful cuisines. A backpacker’s paradise, a honeymooner retreat, a family's choice, Kerala is the pick of the week, any time of the year. 

The coastal culmination of scenic views and sociable people is the biggest draw of the state. A trip to Kerala is an entrance into a new world of joy and calmness that you can bring back with you and cherish for years. 

Nitsa Holidays has gathered a list of the top 10 places to Visit in Kerala and it will be your guide throughout your planning process for a Kerala tour package


This place has also topped the itinerary of any Kerala Travel Package and for all the right reasons! Bragging the title of ‘Venice of the East’, Alleppey is the hub of houseboats. Explore the coastal goodness on these luxurious boats whilst savoring the sights of coconut trees and paddy fields. The Palaces and museums of Alleppey will give you a glimpse of its wholesome history!

Best Time to Visit: September - May


Colonialists left us with a scar but there is a silver lining to this story, the tea plantations of Munnar. Covering the whole of the hill station in green goodness, the sights of Munnar are ethereal. The pleasant weather is the perfect choice for trekkers and campers, the breathtaking waterfalls are a photographer's fantasy. 

Best Time to Visit: October - May


The golden glory of Kovalam’s beach is enchanting. Offering the freshest seafood, adventurous water activities, and breathtaking views of the Arabian Sea, this place is the perfect spot for every visitor! Do not miss the iconic lighthouse at any cost. 

Best Time to Visit: September - May

Fort Kochi

Fort Kochi is the literal gateway to heaven! Crowned as the ‘Queen of the Arabian Sea’, travelers will witness a world of beauty, history, and cultural delight. The museums, churches, and temples of this place are all works of art in the truest sense. 

Best Time to Visit: September - March


Housing over 50 tribes, breathtaking caves, and wonderful waterfalls, Wayanad is the land of wonders. The greenest place in the state, visitors can enjoy an adventurous hike, capture the most stunning photos, or stay in a treehouse, every child’s dream! 

Best Time to Visit: October - May


As difficult as the pronunciation of the name is, so beautiful is the town of Kozhikode. Nestling the beautiful blend of cultures, telling the glorious history of the town, and showcasing the beauty of the places are Kozhikode’s waterfalls, museums, temples, and churches.

Best Time to Visit: September - May


Located near the Vembanad lake is the heavenly hamlet of Kumarakom. Another spot to explore is the houseboats of Kerala, it is lined with tall coconut trees, paddy fields, and multiple species of birds.

Best Time to Visit: September - May


Possibly the best display of Kerala’s culture and heritage is in the city of Thrissur. The ‘Cultural Capital of Kerala hosts the most colorful festivals and is believed to be one of the oldest sites of human settlements. 

Best Time to Visit: September - May


The capital city of Thiruvananthapuram is thriving with spiritual bliss and fascinating histories. Housing the holy temple of Sree Padmanabha Swamy, this place is a beautiful reminder of Kerala’s diversity. 

The beautiful backwaters and delectable food brings a smile to everyone’s faces.

Best Time to Visit: October - February 


A must-visit on your trip to Kerala, Varkala is the spot where the iconic red cliffs are adjacent to the Arabian Sea. The scenic views of Varkala are much better while paragliding over them.

Best Time to Visit: October - March