Top 10 Best tourist places to visit in Kerala – (Latest)

There are many tourist attractions to see in Kerala. Kerala is well renowned for its simplicity and peaceful life. Once you decide to visit Kerala, ensure that you do not miss visiting any of these places as mentioned in this article because these places are the best. You will have a pleasant experience in Kerala due to its friendly climate. In this article, you will find the best places to do street shopping, eating, roaming around in Kerala. Kerala is a very beautiful place with breathtaking views and sightseeing places. You will want to visit this place again once you cover up all the places as mentioned in this article. 

So below is the list of all those places that you should visit when you plan to visit Kerala with your friends or family.

Places to visit in Kerala:


Munnar Tourism

Munnar is a very good place and is very famous for its greenery. Munnar is one of the very famous hill stations in Kerala. There are many natural viewpoints in Munnar for which it is very famous. Munnar is also home to endemic and highly endangered species like the Nilgiri Thar. The scenic beauty of this place is extraordinary.

Nearest railway station: Aluva Railway Station, which is 110 km away from Munnar.

Best Time: September – March 

Weather:  20° C

Ideal duration: 2-3 days



Alleppey is famous for backwaters and rejuvenating Ayurvedic resorts. In Alleppey, you can take houseboat cruises which go through the serene backwaters. There is also a beach there where you can go and relax with your friends and family. 

Nearest airport: Kochi Airport, which is 53 km away from the city.

Best Time: June – March  

Ideal duration: 1-2 days

Weather:  20° C



Thekkady is a very beautiful tourist attraction. Here you can enjoy Bamboo rafting. You will see good eating joints here. It is the country’s largest Tiger Reserve- Periyar. You can visit Chellar Kovil which has an amazing view with a lot of waterfalls and cascades. 

Nearest railway station: Kottayam Railway Station is 114 km away.

Weather:  20° C

Best Time: Throughout the year  

Ideal duration: 1 day



Wayanad is renowned for the wildlife reserves. The place is famous for spice plantation and wildlife. You will have to do trekking to go to pre-historic caves. If you want to get a taste of Wayanad, then you must spend one day here and for that, you can stay in a resort. The scenic beauty of this place is extraordinary.

Nearest airport: Karipur International Airport at Calicut is just 95 km away.

Nearest railway station: Kozhikode Railway Station, which is 72 km away from Wayanad.

Weather:  23° C

Best Time: October – May  

Ideal duration: 1-2 days


Kochi travel

Kochi is filled up with upmarket stores, art galleries and some of the finest heritage accommodations. It is a commercial port city filled with pubs, restaurants, shopping hubs and futuristic stores. It is known as the industrial capital of Kerala. It is a very beautiful place with gorgeous sightseeing. You must not miss going there.

Weather:  24° C

Best Time: Jul-Apr  

Ideal duration: 1-2 days


Poovar travel

Poovar is a small town with very beautiful beaches and unexplored backwaters of Kerala. The place is very beautiful. If you are planning your trip to Kerala, then you must not miss this place from your list. You can go for boating here during sunset. This boat ride costs around 3000-4000 Rs. There are very beautiful hotels and resorts here.  

Weather:  29° C

Best Time: Aug-Mar

Ideal duration: 1 day


Kovalam travel

You can visit Kovalam for some beach fun. The place is very gorgeous and you can click amazing pictures here too. You can do water sports like parasailing. You can also enjoy other activities like strong massages, Ayurvedic treatments, sunbathing fests.  People from different parts of the world comes here which adds to the beauty of this place.

Best time to visit: September to May

Nearest airport: Trivandrum International Airport is mere 15 km away.


Bekal fort kerala

Bekal is a very beautiful place that you will feel very heart whelming after your visit to this place. There is a fort also here and many Indian movies were shot here. One of the great movies is Rang de Basanti was filmed here. The place is filled with serenity and peace. You will have a very soothing experience here. You can also click amazing pictures here. You will enjoy here with your friends and family.

Weather:  20° C

Best time to visit: September to May

Nearest airport: Bajpe Airport is nearest at 72 km.


Varkala kerala

Varkala is one of Kerala’s most scenic seasides. It is best seaside in Kerala. The coastline is filled with greenery. You can do activities like boat riding, surfing, parasailing, jetting, horse riding here. Many religious travellers also visit this place as it is an important religious place in Hindu culture. 

Best time to visit: August to mid-May

Nearest airport: Trivandrum International Airport is 53 km away.

Weather:  20° C



Kuttanad is one of the most beautiful places in Kerala. You will fall in love with the beauty of this place. The place gives a very serene and peaceful environment.

You should definitely keep this place on your list. Here you will see charming villages, backwater, rivers and agricultural lands. The scenic beauty of this place is extraordinary. If you want to see traditional heritage agricultural system of Kerala with farmland bordered by canals and inland waterways, then you should definitely visit Kuttanad.

Best time to visit: October to March months are extremely pleasant.

Nearest airport: Cochin International Airport

Nearest railway station: Alappuzha

Weather:  21° C

So these were all the best places that you must visit when you plan your visit to Kerala with your friends and family. You will fall in love with the beauty of this place. These are favourite tourist destinations. You will have a wonderful experience if you visit all these places as mentioned in this article. 

Hope the article was helpful!