Top 5 Monsoon Tourist Destinations in Kerala

February 20, 2015 in Categories: Tourist Places in Kerala by Tours to Kerala | No Comments


Monsoons meet the God’s own country before it visits any other place every year. The green carpeted plantations receive extra effervescence with the monsoon, and the beach state of Kerala is undoubtedly a real treat to spend time in monsoon. Get to know the 5 best places in Kerala to visit during the monsoon. Enjoy the lush greenery and the splendid Alleppey backwaters when it rains.

1.      Ashtamudi

The gateway to the backwaters of Kerala is the lake that has the shape of an octopus and this is situated to the northeast of Thirvananthapuram. In fact the name of the town is because of the shape of the lake. If you want to wander lazily during your vacation, then the resorts of this town are apt. The coconut trees, and the lake are enough to spend your time with. This is the place for various people with different interests. The best of the honeymoon destinations, the house boats serve the intimate couples a romantic stay, and the Ayurvedic centers offer different treatments for various ailments. The serene environment adds to the health.


2.      Mattupetty

This is not the often seen placed in the bucket list of many, because this is not much familiar to many. Do not evaluate the scenic beauty with its popularity. This is the place for those who want to stay indoors and enjoy romantic moments. Or for the people who need solitude to pen their thoughts or those who want to escape any company for a few days, this place located on the top of Idukki hills is the suitable choice. You will see nothing except greenery, except if the snow breaks in. Stroll when you like and enjoy the blissful isolation.

Mattupetty dam

3.      Kovalam

There is only a very few who have visited Kerala missed this destination. You can eat fresh foods while strolling on the beach, and also get yourself rejuvenated with the Ayurvedic massage. Surfing is also popular here. If you want to enjoy a spectacular place during the rains and yet enjoy activities, pack your bags to Kovalam.


4.      Alappuzha

This is fondly called the Venice of East, and you would have got the connection now. Of course, you cannot separate the house boats and Kerala backwaters. Located 53 KM from Cochin, this is the oft frequented place during the rains. You can stroll on the roads, and enjoy the cuisine of Kerala, especially the sea foods. You can eat the catch of the day, and if you are planning to get a holistic treatment for your body, then the rainy days are perfect choices. You can find authentic Ayurvedic centers in Alappuzha offering great oil massages.


5.      Munnar

This is the place to visit across the seasons, and there is no denying in the fact. But, there is also no denying that it is best visited during the rains because the monsoon adds vibrancy to the tea gardens. You can wander along the forests, tea gardens, streams and cliffs and enjoy the monsoon.


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