Twelve Sights to See in Kerala
With its diverse natural landscape Kerala has much to offer. We have put together the top sights to see on your South India tour.
Watch a Kathakali dance show, be fascinated by the performers costume and traditional make up. Arrive early and you can watch the artists prepare.
Cochin is also the home of the famous Chinese fishing nets that cantilever over the sea, the perfect time to view them is in the evening when the sun sets behind them.
You will slowly climb as the train winds its way through the hills
Visit a spice plantation, take in the mix of sights and smells of the fresh local spices. You will have the opportunity to buy fresh spices directly from the growers..
Discover the Neelakurinji plant as it flowers, this plant only flowers once every eleven years and when it does it gives a magnificent display.
Take a boat ride on the large man-made lake.
You may be lucky enough to see a family of elephants drinking at the water’s edge.
Cruise the backwaters on your own private houseboat, enjoy a magical night under sail and the stars as you glide along the palm lined canals that make Kerala so famous.
Get wet as you marvel at the forces of nature that give you this magical display of power.
A bird watchers paradise, get the binoculars out and study the colourful array of birds native to Kerala. Do not miss the dawn chorus that reaches a spectacular crescendo.
Visit the tea and coffee plantations in the cooler regions of the Western Ghat hills you will see the pickers deftly working and visit a tea factory to see the tea making process as it happens.
Get up early and take a walk down to the beach, watch the fishermen or get involved as they bring their days catch in.
And finally – This is the place to be as the sun sets over the lighthouse, make sure you have a cocktail in your hand as the colours of the sunset rise from the sea – a perfect end to your Kerala day!
Enjoy your time exploring Kerala and discovering the delights it has to offer.