Things to do in Kerala

Activities in Kerala is never ending, tourist visiting this beautiful mesmerizing state will find numerous things to do in Kerala. Kerala which is commonly known as the name of Keralam. Kerala is the Beautiful ,charming and must visit destination point located in incredible South India.It is located in the south-west region of India on the Malabar Coast. In Kerala there are many Places to visit like Temple , enthralling Kerala backwaters, Beaches , Wildlife Park , Lake and Hill station etc. In Kerala Apart from the Beauty, the Kerala is renowned for Adventure Sporting Activities like trekking, Boating, Swimming , Snorkeling, Climbing, Jungle safari, backwaters cruise and many more exciting activities.

List of Things To Do in Kerala

Enthralling Water Sports At Beaches

Kerala is a home to a network of lakes, beaches, backwaters and several rivers that become the perfect holiday spot and to experience in waters sport like Scuba Diving, Snorkeling, Wind Surfing, Catamaran Sailing, Kayaking, and Speed boating White Water Rafting, Canoeing, Para Sailing and others. Tourists can enjoy these enthralling watersports at the attractive beaches of Kovalam, Alapuzzha, and Varkala. You can also go for Boat racing in the backwaters of Kerala as it is a part of the Boat Festival of the state.

Wildlife Tour

While moving on to Kerala for a vacation tourists should never miss to view the beauty of the wildlife in the deep tropical forests of Kerala. The state is filled with rich wildlife sanctuaries and national animal habitat, which allow the tourist to avail the opportunity to see exotic wildlife at close rooms and feel the nature. The beauty of wildlife in Kerala can be enjoyed in the form of Nature Trek, Jeep Safari, Tiger Trail, Wilderness Camps, Elephant Safari and Bamboo rafting. The jungles of Periyar and Thekkady, are the best place to enjoy these activities to the fullest.

Bamboo Rafting

Bamboo Rafting is rafts made of bamboos sailed on the Rivers of Kerala right from the morning to evening through some of the richest forest tracts of Periyar Tiger Reserve in Thekkady. These bamboo rafting is a unique experience to explore the wildlife of Kerala. While sailing on the waters tourists can view some of the wild species in the forests. The forests are rich in bird life and exclusive animals like Giant Squirrel and Nilgiri Langur. The rafting can last for three hours and one gets an exotic view of forest-clad hills reflected on the lake. Animals like Elephant, Gaur and Sambar can be seen while keeping a close sight to the ends of the rivers


People who are a nature lover, then Kerala tour can be a great experience for you, where they can spend the day trekking and camping in the deep down forests of Kerala. The Rocky Mountains and grasslands of Kerala are the best place to go for trekking. The Tourism Department of Government of Kerala, allows trekking only in certain areas of Kerala which include Munnar, Periyar, Chinnar and Parambikulam.

The Great Backwaters

Kerala is internationally well-known with its serene and scenic backwaters. There are many fascinating destinations for backwater tourism in this state. Alleppey, Kumarakom, Kozhikode, Kuttanad, Kollam, etc.

Boat Races

Kerala has a beautiful tranquil stretch of emarald backwaters and are famous all over the world. These backwaters are famous for Boat Races that are full of zeal and powered pack peoples of Kerala. Allapuzha District can be proud of being the cradle of boat races. All the important boat races , namely Nehru Trophy boat raceat Punnamada, the Pulinkunnu Rajiv Gandhi boat race, the Champakulam boat race, the Payippad Jalotsavam, the Thiruvandoor and many more race that enthrust the environment of energy all around Kerala are held on or around the Onam festival at different Districts of Kerala. Thousands of people form all over the world gather here to take the glimpse of these Boat Races.

More Activities You can do in Kerala

Kerala is a heaven on earth with never ending activities to do here for every kind of tourist.

Kerala Adventure

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