Six tourist places in Kerala that every traveler should visit in November
Because of its natural beauty, historical monuments and all-encompassing culture, Kerala is the most preferred tourist location in south India. Tourists from around the world visit ‘God’s own country’ in the hope of escaping from their hectic daily life. Thus those who yearn for a rejuvenating holiday experience visit the south Indian state.
Though Kerala is considered a year-round tourist location, winter is the best time to visit Kerala. The weather during this time is pleasant, with an average temperature of 27 degrees Celsius. Moreover, the humidity, which is the bane of Kerala, is much less during this time of the year.
Almost all the tourist destinations are open during the time. Nevertheless, the best places to visit in Kerala in November are:
November is the best time to visit the beaches in Kerala as the climate is pleasant. Among the beaches in the south Indian state, Kovalam receives much acclaim because of its exotic beauty. The blues sea lashing incessantly on the shore, the long stretch of beach carpeted with golden sand, and the refreshing cool breeze rustling your hair makes the place a much-loved tourist destination. You can get involved in activities like swimming, sunbathing and beach volley. These activities are as exciting as the beauty of the beach is awe-inspiring.
A trip to Kerala will not be complete without a houseboat ride through its charming backwaters. The lakes, rivers and interconnected canals of Kumarakom exude a unique ambiance. It will make anyone at once exhilaratingly joyous and immovably tranquil. The refreshing cool breeze of November is rejuvenating. You can feel all your stress melt away as you cruise through the turquoise blue waters.
Alappuzha is a paradise-like land that captures all the beauty of Kerala. From the vast paddy fields to interconnected canals to long sandy beaches, the district has everything that attracts tourists. Moreover, the old town of Alappuzha, with its historical buildings and churches, proclaims the heritage of the land. During November, the region acquires a paradise-like glow because of the pleasant weather and bright sunlight. Hence make sure to visit the destination on your Kerala tour package.
Thekkady is one of the best, if not the best, tourist places in Kerala. The lush greenery, pleasant climate, and expansive blue lake are the major attractions here. Periyar wildlife sanctuary, an abode of thick evergreen forests and animals like elephants, sambar deers, Nilgiri langurs and so on, is worth a visit. A trek through the jungle may give you an opportunity to see tigers, as it is one of the few tiger reserves in the country. Endangered lion-tailed macaques are another attraction in the Periyar wildlife sanctuary. If you love boating, you can enjoy a boat ride through the lake. The cruise will take you through the heart of the forest region. On the ride, you can see some migratory bird species patiently waiting to scoop up a fish.
If you are a history enthusiast, you have to head to Kochi. Fort Kochi, which is simultaneously an important port and trading center for millennia, has some of the best monuments and attractions. The centuries-old Chinese fishing nets, Jewish synagogue, Jain temple and churches constructed in Dutch and Portuguese style architecture are some of the many attractions here. You can also enjoy a captivating sunset on the beach. The nearby metro city with its enormous shopping malls, parks and food courts is also worth visiting.
Wayanad is known for its rich history and overflowing natural beauty. Historical monuments like the megalithic remains of Edakkal caves, millennia-old Thirunelli temple, Jain temple at Panamaram and Sulthan Bathery are awe-inspiring. This enthralling history is rivaled only by the stunning natural beauty of the landscape. The mountainous terrain is covered with a thick blanket of greenery. It contains some of the rare and endangered species of flora and fauna. If you are a nature lover, exploring Wayanad will hence be unforgettable. It is one of the best adventures you can embark on in your Kerala tour packages.