Top Things to Do in Kerala

Popular as God’s own country, this exotic state is packed with several destinations that will truly captivate your senses. Located in the south, with proximity to the Arabian sea, this place is blessed with pristine beaches that attract thousands of tourists from all over the country. What’s more? The place comprises a network of pleasing backwaters and stretches of tea and spice plantations that will amuse the minds of the curious ones.

Kerala has evolved as a tourist destination over a period of years. It's famous backwaters, charming houseboats, and spicy, but intensely mouth-watering cuisines will surely leave you enchanted. If you are not aware of what to do here, then include these few places in Kerala tour packages which will make your vacation truly fun-filled.

1> Visit Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary

Get lost in the enchanting beauty of nature and get a first-hand experience of wild by visiting Wayanad. Access to this sanctuary is permitted only in a jeep safari due to safety reasons. Over the years, trekking has been closed down, but the safari will truly give you the glimpse of wild animals and charming birds, nestled and moving in their natural habitat.

2> Backwater cruising

Against the rumbling waters of the Arabian Sea are located the serene, languid backwaters of Kerala that will promise you a peaceful getaway from the regular. This place is fringed with lush green palms, houses diversified wildlife, and is surrounded by archaic houses, each exhibiting the essence of rural life. If you plan to have a romantic getaway away from the hustle and bustle of the city, then book a houseboat that sails in these backwaters.

3> Indulge in Ayurvedic Treatment

Rejuvenate your mind and body by indulging in the traditional natural healing system of Ayurveda. Kerala has several Ayurveda Spas that offer a variety of treatments making your stay truly refreshing. Visit a spa, take one of the Ayurvedic treatment, relax your mind and body, and finally walk-out of it with a gush of refreshing vigour.

4> Attend Temple Festivals

There are very few things in Kerala that will truly leave you amazed, one of them is the temple festival. Temple festivals are held at various temples with processions of bejewelled, decorated elephants, procession of drummers and musicians, and colourful floats hosting gods and goddesses, the temple rituals here will surely amaze you, giving you a glimpse into the rich heritage of South India.

5> Watch Kathakali

One of the amazing dance forms of ancient India that still amuse thousands of people around the world is Kathakali. Kathakali performers are dressed with traditional make-up and perform steps, such as to narrate the old mythological stories of gods and goddesses. This in one dance form, where actions truly describe an entire play.