Trivandrum (or Thiruvananthapuram) is the capital of the southern state of Kerala. The place is known for its idyllic beaches and rich culture because of which it draws tourists from all over the country. Trivandrum is also one of the cleanliest cities in India. Even after being the capital city and one of the most developed cities of the state it is still a far call from the maddening rush of the metropolitans. Hill stations, serene beaches, backwaters and lagoons make it an ideal holiday destination. The place is also well known for its diverse flora and fauna and is also a major attraction for medical tourists learning Ayurveda. Here are the top 10 tourist places to visit in Trivandrum:
“Unique terrain, Interesting Fauna, Scenic Flora, Mind-Blowing Eravikulum!”
Eravikulum National Park is yet another national park that lies in conjugation with the Western Ghats. Eravikulum falls under the state of Kerala and is said to lie amongst the “Himalayan” ranges of the south making a trip to this place an altogether unique experience! There are many more interesting features that will dazzle you. For instance, the park is home to a huge population of the endangered Nilgiri Tahr, the rare floral species of Neelakurinji that are said to bloom once in 12 years, a unique newfound species of Frog and the highest peak in Peninsular India- the Anamudi peak! Above all, the scenic beauty of this place is a treat for the eyes! [Read more…] about Eravikulam National Park, Kerala
“The lost seem to find their way into these woods”
Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary is another one of the 12 wildlife sanctuaries that has found its place amidst the Western Ghats. Lying in the Munnar district of Kerala, this sanctuary seems to suffer from the “rain shadow effect”. That is to say, this area receives relatively less rainfall due to the nasty winds here. Nevertheless, this place has many feathers in the hat, ones that you would never want to miss! [Read more…] about Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary, Kerala
Often abbreviated as PNP, the Periyar National Park and wildlife sanctuary is located in the Indian state of Kerala. The national park covers an area of 925 sq kilometers with a core zone of around 325 sq kilometers. It is also known to some as Thekkady, and is known for its tiger and elephant population. Thekkady is located on the state border of Tamil Nadu and located high in the Cardamom and Pandalam Hills. The areas were first protected by the Maharaja of Travancore in 1934 and were later declared as a wildlife reserve post Indian Independence. Periyar National Park comprises of varying altitude which ranges from 1,700 meters to 100 meters above sea level. The highest point in Periyar is the Kottamalai which is 2,019 meters above sea level. The scenic beauty and the wildlife of Periyar make it one of the best places to visit if you want to experience nature at its best.
Munnar is one of the most popular hill stations, located in the southern Indian state of Kerala. Munnar lies at an average elevation of 1,700 meters above sea level in the Western Ghats mountain range in India. The town’s popularity as a summer resort grew during the British Rule, who introduced the region with tea plantations. Today, Munnar is one of the largest tea producing regions in India, known for its distinctive and flavorsome tea. The town is located at the confluence of three rivers and is famous for its vast tea plantations, lush green mountains and picturesque town. [Read more…] about A Complete Tour Guide To Munnar Hill Station
Located by the cliffs adjacent to the Arabian Sea, Varkala is known for its several ayurvedic treatment centers and spas. The city enjoys a favorable climate throughout the year and due to its religious importance, is often referred to as the ‘Kashi of the South’. Varkala’s beaches are less crowded and cleaner than the bustling ones at Kovalam, and are thus a favorite spot for the people who like to relax in a serene environment. Here’s the list of the best places to visit in Varkala. [Read more…] about Top 5 Tourist Places In Varkala