Kerala is one of the most frequently visited places and preferred by romantic couples and families to attain peace and enjoy great Kerala tour packages. Though every part of Kerala is like a picnic and holiday spot however, you must include the following five things while visiting Kerala:
The amazing backwaters in Kerala, which are actually a network of lagoons crossed with rivers, are a perfect place to view boat races or enjoy houseboat experience. You must visit the backwater at Astamudi Lake.
The mighty and epic Blue Mountains of the Western Ghats or Nilgiris are one of the premium features of Kerala. This trek consists of many hill stations namely Munnar, which is a famous place to plan your romantic holidays. You can also visit Anamudi Peak, which is the highest peak at 2695 meters. You can enjoy nature beauty by seeing the forest reserved areas, animal/bird sanctuaries, and various picnic spots like Wayanad and Idukki.
These mountains also cater to over 2 dozen waterfalls with numerous springs. One must visit Athirampally waterfalls, which consists of three milky waterfalls.
If you want to enjoy the fauna atmosphere of Kerala, then you can head straight to Eravikulam Reserve, Wildlife Sanctuary at Chinnar, Periyar National Tiger Park, Wayanad Reserves, Silent Valley Park, which are so popular that people flock to see the natural beauty of Kerala. You can view some rare blend of species including Nilgiri Tahr, Indian Muntjac and Gaur. Wild elephants are also one of the top most attractions and you can see as much as 132 types of bird species at Thattekkad Salim Rajan Bird Park. Many hill stations like Peechi Dam and Ranipuram offers iconic scenes and must be included in your Kerala Tour Packages itinerary.
One of the specialties of Kerala is that you get extreme holiday spots ranging from hill stations to beaches. The world famous Kovalam Beach in Trivandrum is famous for beach parties, clean environment, and hygienic bathing area. You can also visit Kozhikode beach or the large sand beach at Cherai Beach. You can also visit the peaceful and famous Muzhappilangadu beach to enjoy para gliding or para sailing.
Eco Tourism Villages
Kerala has recently introduced the concept of Eco Tourism Villages including Thenmala Eco-Tourist Village in Kollam, Kumbalangi Model Village in Kochi, and the Akkalum Tourist Village in Trivandrum. These villages offer green and clean environment, floating bridges, landscaped gardens, jasmine garden, nature trail, butterfly garden, lotus garden, tree plantation (rare trees), deer park, fishing, musical fountain, adventure sports, boating, and local homestays in which visitors can live with locals and experience their culture and learn how to make recipes or take part in their day to day tradition. It is a must see in your Kerala Tour Packages.
Author is an avid traveler from Kolkata who loved the diverse culture when he planned his Kerala Tour Packages. He strongly recommend going to Eco Tourism Village to enjoy and receive inputs to safeguard the green climate.