The fort consists of some exotic locations as well as destinations to go about. Historical forts and monuments can be dated back to colonial times. The fort depicts the rich heritage of past times and it has a lot of historical importance. Some of the highlights of the fort include St Francis Church, Santa Cruz Basilica, Fort Kochi Beach, Mattancherry Palace and Jewish Synagogue which are must explore on holidays in Kerala.
While in Kerala, one should not miss the mesmerizing cruises. Alappuzha with lagoons, backwaters, beaches, and canals make this place a key tourist destination. It is called the Venice of the East and you can often spot the tourists hiring houseboat that will take you around the Alappuzha backwaters and the magnificent city.
Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary
The sanctuary is covered with thick forests and is situated bordering the Periyar River. It is located on the high ranges of the Western Ghats which consist of Pandalam Hills and Cardamom Hills. The sanctuary is protected and got sanctioned as the park in the year 1982. The sanctuary is must to explore with summer tour packages.
The place is mainly known as the Rice Bowl of Kerala and covers a total area of around 900 sq. kilometers. One of the unique features about this place is that its farming land is below the sea level which is rare to find. It also has many waterways like canals, lakes, and rivers that make this an ideal place for the cultivation process. If you want a better view, you can also hire the boat and go through the canals and lakes.
The place is located at the altitude of about 6000 feet and is a famous hill station for tourists. It is situated in the district of Idukki in Kerala and promises to fascinate the visitors with its flora and fauna. Some of the destinations which are must see while holidays in Kerala include Mattupetty Dam, Anamudi Peak, Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary, Pothamedu View Point and Hill View Park.
The place is called the cultural capital of Kerala and you’ll find many religious centers here. Some of the famous temples that can be explored here with summer tour packages include Vadakunnathan Temple, Guruvayur Temple, and Paramekkavu Bagavathi Temple. There are many mosques and churches too. The Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church, Syro-Malabar Catholic Metropolitan Cathedral, and Chettiyangadi Hanafi Mosque can be spotted here.
Also known as Quilon consist of famous seaport which is situated here. The place is famous for cashew nut processing as well as coir manufacturing industries. It is one of the getaway places and some of the prime suburban regions include Kundara, and Chavara. Explore all of them while holidays in Kerala.