Things to do in Kerala Munnar Thekkady and Alleppey
God's own Country Kerala is the narrow strip land with an equable climate, sprawling plantations and paddy fields. Kerala, along the shoreline, is home to serene beaches, tranquil stretches of emerald backwaters, lush green hill stations, exotic wildlife and Waterfalls. The land of Ayurveda has alluring art forms, colourful festivals, lip smacking cuisine and rich cultural history. So if you're looking to unwind, Kerela is the best place for you!
Things to do in Kerala :
1. Munnar - is a town and hill station located in the Idukki district of the southwestern Indian state of Kerala. Munnar is situated at around 1,600 metres (5,200 ft) above sea level, in the Western Ghats range of mountains.
2. Stay at Tree House
3. Thekaday - Thekkady is located about 257 km (160 mi) from Trivandrum, 114 km from Madurai City and Madurai Airport, 145 km from Cochin International Airport and 114 km from Kottayam railway station. Thekkady is located near to Kerala-Tamil Nadu border. The sanctuary is famous for its dense evergreen, semi-evergreen, moist deciduous forests and savanna grass lands. It is home to herds of elephants, sambar, tigers, gaur, lion-tailed macaques and Nilgiri langurs.
4. Houseboat in Alleppey
5. Take a spice tour - Take a tour of the spice plantations or gardens in Munnar, Thekkady.
6. Hi tea in Munnar
This little haven is a marvelous place to visit while in Kerala. Load up some locally cultivated tea in Munnar, 3 hours from Kochi. Visit the Kannan Devan Plantation Museum to witness tea-processing and taste different teas. You can also hire a jeep from Suryanelli (25 kms from Munnar) to visit the Kolukkumalai Tea Estate and a 100 year old factory. Jeep rates vary from Rs 1200-2000.
7. Eat Bananas
The variety of Bananas found in Kerala are unparalleled in size, shape and taste. Try the varieties from the local stores and followed by their culinary counterparts including fried chips (upperi), steamed (puzhungiyathu) and fried in batter (pazhampori).