When we think of Kerela the only thing come to mind is palm trees, crashing surf, coffee plantations, hill retreats, silent backwaters, rice paddies and beautiful national parks, that are home to a host of wildlife. Kerala is a South Indian state on the southwestern, Malabar Coast. Kerala is one of the best tourist place in India and attract thousands of visitors every year. Kerela is also known as God’s Own Country. Kerela has a lot to offer from hill stations and tea plantations, to national parks that are home to tigers and elephants, to beaches. It provide a serene backdrop to any Kerala experience.
What to visit in Kerela?
Kochi is the the starting point for many travellers in Kerala. It is one of Kerala’s most popular tourist spots and transport hubs. Take a walk down wandering the old lanes of Fort Cochin between colonial houses, organic cafes, art galleries, churches and boutiques. The Cherai Beach is one of the most popular and clean beaches of Kochi with a coastline stretching up to 15 kms. Its clear waters are ideal for swimming and surfing. Many dolphin sightings are often reported in the area making it truly unique.
Munnar is the major attraction place of Kerela. The rolling hills of Munnar has the largest tea plantations in South India. Most visitors come to soak up the ambience and enjoy being surrounded by the beauty of the tea gardens. You should plan your holiday for half a week at least if you wish to enjoy this destination fully. The most wonderful time for visiting Munnar is from April to May, this is the peak season and receives huge rush.
Allappuzha is home to the famous backwaters of Kerala. It was originally a small fishing village that has now become one of India’s most popular tourist destinations. The land of dreamy sunsets and calming skies provides every dose of living the laidback life. Surrounded by the roaring waves and quaint little thatched roofs hidden behind swaying palm trees, allow the current in the Alleppey backwaters guide you to a different world. The best time to visit Alappuzha is from November to February.
There are three main beaches which are lined together along the coastal line of 1 Km are Kovalam beach, Hawa beach and Samudra beach. Out of these beaches, the Kovalam beach attracts the most. With its white sand, mesmerizing sunset, clean beach, low tidal waves and hippie culture, it is the favorite place for the visitors. You will see people surfing, sunbathing, swimming, yoga and Ayurvedic massage at Kovalam beach. The best time to visit Kovalam is between October to January.
is by far the most popular city of India. Such is its recognition, that people within India itself, as well as all over the world, take Mumbai to be the symbol of India. Boasting of a perfect combination of urban development and rich history, this city is known to have something for everybody. Hence, it is no surprise that Mumbai is commonly known as ‘The City of Dreams’.
What to visit in Mumbai?
Gateway of India
A trip to Mumbai is incomplete without a visit to the Gateway of India, as the place is full of fun and excitement. It can be visited with family and friends or just on your own. It’s a gathering point for locals and a popular spot among youth and couples. You can enjoy the lovely view with Arabian Sea in the background and the world famous architectural marvel Taj Hotel at the forefront, also the famous Marine Drive is at a walking distance.
Shree Siddhivinayak Ganapati Temple is a gem located at Prabha Devi. The grand temple is dedicated to the Hindu god Ganesha. Visitors visit the Siddhivinayak Temple, Mumbai to seek blessings from Lord Ganesha
Juhu beach and the Juhu Chaupati are some of the most famous localities in Mumbai. Juhu is one of the most sought after places in Mumbai specially by the film stars. The Juhu beach is a long beach in Mumbai spreading over a length of 1.2km. People from across the city come and visit the Juhu beach. Outsiders make it a point to visit the Juhu beach. This area is particularly crowded in the evenings due to the Chaupati on the Juhu beach.
The Kanheri Caves are ancient caves built during the first century, that were hand-chiseled by Buddhist monks into the side of a mountain. Most of the 109 caves making up the cave complex are small, basic rooms called viharas, which were used for sleeping, studying, and meditating.