Some places on earth are so beautiful that you would never want to leave once you arrive. Kerala- ‘God’s own country’, at the edge of the South seas in India is one such destination where nature’s beauty overflows and the heart finds much-sought solace, and people pleasure.
To be at a loss about what to do in Kerala – a place so wonderful is the worst. So sort your plans right now with this top ten list here:
Yoga Love and Surf on the Beach
The province boasts of a glimmering coastline along the Arabian Sea about 580 km long. If you are a beach bum then you are going to love the good cheer of yoga people at Varkala Papanasam Beach, the partying atmosphere at Kovalam, sweet surfing at Marari and there are more to the list.
Houseboats in the Backwaters
The backwaters of Kerala are just tranquil! You can’t miss the regal houseboat cruise at Alleppey green bayous when on a Retreat in Kerala. The boat accommodates families and big groups, serve food, and will play music to your taste of relaxation.
Hiking in the Forested Hills
There are pristine, verdant hills along the province, the best of which you will find in Munnar and surrounding areas. Great outdoors await adventurers with amazing treks in the Idukki Forests and along the nooks of Kannan Devan Hills.
Also in Kerala this year it is boom time for the Neelakurinji blooms which flower once in every twelve years, lighting the slopes a sweet shade of violet!
Holidays in Kerala will present you with multiple fun ways to reconnect with nature to find your bliss, like birding in the forests of Kumarakom. Catch Egrets, Herons, Fly-catchers, and Migratory fledglings around the unique wetlands and feel blessed.
Go Tea-Tasting at Indigenous Plantations
One of the most enjoyable geographic adventures in the Kerala province is the exploration on the tea trails. Hop on a train of the Nilgiri Mountain Railway that trundles through the tea plantation slopes of Kerala and the neighboring Tamil Nadu. Enjoy guided tours, go tasting, buy exotic tea incredibly cheap.
Nilgiri spices are another high point of Kerala tourism especially for yoga, soul, and health travelers in the region. Authentic Indian spices are packed full of flavors and a thousand benefits for the mind-body wellness. Collect fresh cardamom, cinnamon, black pepper, and more spices off the farmer’s mart for a spice gala in your home kitchen.
Walk Around Fort Kochi
A historic port city and famous in pictures for the iconic Chinese fishing nets lined across the sea, head to this heritage city for a day of walking tours and photography.
Kathakali is a classical dance form indigenous to Kerala and a great culture treat for Kerala Holidays.
Naturopathy and Spa
At the core of naturopathic care, there is self-healing which is determined by natural factors like Sunlight, Air, Water, and Soil. The Nature Cure Hospital should be part of your Kerala Tour for experiencing the magic of self-healing amidst pure nature.
Retreat and TTC with Yoga, Ayurveda, and Much Else
Also, the best yoga retreats and yoga teacher training courses integrating Yoga and Ayurveda take place in the serenity of Kerala. The age-old legacy of the land in Ayurvedic lifestyle is a real treasure and you will find its authentic instructors here in Kerala.
As long as you are on the lookout for the best things to do in Kerala, also check out Kalaripayattu traditional martial arts training native to the province and often found integrative in an authentic Kerala Yoga-Ayurveda program.