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Kerala

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God's Own Country
The south Indian state of Kerala stretches in a narrow sliver of land along the coast, rich in cultural heritage and natural attractions. A trip to Kerala takes you to a tropical paradise of sandy beaches and swathes of coconut groves. Considered one of the most literate states in India, Kerala is also a religiously diverse region, where Hindu temples stand next to Islamic mosques, and Christian churches rub shoulders with Jewish synagogues. Numerous wilderness areas dot this relatively small region, ensuring plenty of opportunities to spot rare birds, wild elephants, and the occasional tiger. Take a peek at our online itinerary creator: Kerala and its charms laid bare and easily scheduled.
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Places to visit in Kerala

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Chinese Fishing Nets ©
Landmark
Chinese Fishing Nets Kochi (Cochin)
3.4
Duration: 2 hours
Kerala Backwaters ©
Water Body
Kerala Backwaters
4.0
Duration: 8 hours
Tea Gardens ©
Garden
Tea Gardens Munnar
4.7
Duration: 2h 30 min
Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Wildlife Area
Periyar Tiger Reserve Thekkady
3.2
Duration: 2 hours

Kid-friendly things to do in Kerala

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Kovalam Beach ©
Beach
Kovalam Beach Kovalam
3.4
Duration: 2 hours
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Architectural Building
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
4.4
Duration: 2 hours
Varkala Beach ©
Beach
Varkala Beach Varkala Town
4.3
Duration: 2 hours
Lighthouse Beach
Beach
Lighthouse Beach Kovalam
3.7
Duration: 2 hours

Nature in Kerala

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Periyar Lake ©
Water Body
Periyar Lake Thekkady
2.9
Duration: 2 hours
Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park ©
National Park
Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park Munnar
2.6
Duration: 8 hours
Edakkal Caves ©
Cave
Edakkal Caves Kalpetta
3.2
Duration: 2 hours
Periyar National Park ©
National Park
Periyar National Park Thekkady
3.5
Duration: 8 hours

Historic Sites in Kerala

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Paradesi Synagogue ©
Religious Site
Paradesi Synagogue Kochi (Cochin)
3.9
Duration: 2 hours
Church of Saint Francis ©
Religious Site
Church of Saint Francis Kochi (Cochin)
3.3
Duration: 2 hours
Anandashram ©
Religious Site
Anandashram Kanhangad
4.6
Duration: 2 hours
Mangala Devi Temple ©
Religious Site
Mangala Devi Temple Thekkady
4.4
Duration: 2 hours

Wildlife in Kerala

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Elephant Junction ©
Wildlife Area
Elephant Junction Thekkady
3.3
Duration: 4 hours
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Nature / Wildlife Tour
Nature & Wildlife Tours Kochi (Cochin)
4.8
Duration: 8 hours
Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Wildlife Area
Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary Thekkady
2.3
Duration: 2 hours
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Nature / Wildlife Tour
Nature & Wildlife Tours Kalpetta
4.9
Duration: 2 hours

Hidden gems in Kerala

Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica ©
Architectural Building
Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica Kochi (Cochin)
4.2
Duration: 30 minutes
Abraham's Spice Garden ©
Garden
Abraham's Spice Garden Kumily
4.5
Duration: 2 hours
Experience Kerala Holiday Planners ©
Nature / Wildlife Tour
Experience Kerala Holiday Planners Kochi (Cochin)
5.0
Duration: 8 hours
Tea Museum ©
Specialty Museum
Tea Museum Munnar
3.3
Duration: 1h 30 min
Mattupetty Dam ©
Dam
Mattupetty Dam Munnar
3.3
Duration: 2 hours

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