6 interesting things to do in Keyala

Kerala is often referred to as God’s Own Country by its admirers owing to its natural beauty


Kerala is often referred to as God’s Own Country by its admirers owing to its natural beauty, delicious cuisines, striking backwaters among other natural marvels. The beautiful and unique attractions make this tropical south Indian state one of the most popular tourist destinations in India. It’s extremely attractive settings and distinctive culture that contrast the modern world make Kerala a perfect destination for rejuvenating and relaxing. There are a tonne of things to do when you enter this green landscape, here is a list of interesting things that will make your holiday memorable.

1. Stay in a tree house

Get acquainted with the beauty of Kerala forests and observe the myriad aspects of the forest life from a tree house.

A tree house will allow you to spot animals from a vintage point. Bears, pigs, leopards, wild boar, tigers, elephants among other animals may walk right below you and you can listen to the chirping of birds in the morning, enjoy sun’s rays and the rhythmic hum of beetles in the evening.

2. Visit soochipara Falls

This waterfall with a 300 foot drop are one of the prettiest in the region. It is located amidst towering mountains and you have to trek in order to access them which is equivalently intriguing. You can also indulge in rock climbing as well as take nature walks to experience the adventurous side of the journey.

3. Visit Bekal Fort, Kasargod

Located in Kasargod, Bekal fort offer a towering view of the area under it. This fort acts a symbol of varied and rich history of Kerala. The observation center was once used to locate enemies and it has also been used to store ammunition in the past

The structure appears to rise from the sea since it is halfway submerged in water with the waves hitting against it. Visiting Bekal Fort will reveal numerous stories related to the history of Kerala.

4. Visit Athirappilly Waterfalls in Thrissur

Kerala is not only known for its backwaters but it is also famous for its waterfalls. Athirappilly waterfall is among the best in the area. The beauty of the area is absolutely breathtaking especially during monsoon. Visitors throng this area to enjoy the pleasant ambience as well as catch a glimpse of the captivating echoes of the waves flowing over the rocks and the flora in the area.

5. Spend your day at Varkala Beach, Thiruvananthapuram

Verkala Beach located in Thiruvananthapuram is perfect is you are looking for a quiet getaway. The cliffs at this beach are adjacent to the Arabian Sea.

An ancient Vishnu temple is perched on the cliff offering a breathtaking view of the beach. It is also believed that if you deep yourself in the waters at this beach, you will receive atonement of your sins.

Spending a day at this beach is a great way to get away from the daily hassles and anxieties.

6. Take a spice tour

Spices are an important part of Kerala history and culture. Some of the spices grown in this region include cardamom, pepper, cinnamon and ginger.

You can also engage in other activities while on the spice tour such as nature walks, bird watching as well as you get a chance to taste some of the fresh spices ever cultivated. Visitors are allowed to purchase the spices of choice from the farms and take the essence and aroma of Kerala spices to their homes.