Kerala is a land of beauty and attraction – some called it the land of romance, some called the land of love, some called the land of elephants and some called it the land of Nature. Of course, Kerala’s stunning scenery and eye-catching views that you can enjoy through Kerala Images make it worth calling all these names and the most well known of all – Gods Own Country.
Besides all the natural scenes, it has wildlife parks, waterfalls, and backwaters ready to attract the heart of photographers and nature lovers. Words are less to explain – Kerala’s outstanding beauty and mystical scenes are better observed of you visit the place yourself.
So if you’re wondering what Kerala is really like, we are here to help you.
Cheer up! These images of Kerala are guaranteed to transport you to paradise or Gods Own Country.
Backwaters of Alleppey
A cargo boat taking the paddy to another part of the Alleppey district through backwaters. These boats were used in ancient times for transporting paddy, spices, coconut husks and other local produce. These boats gave away to houseboats with thatched roof tapered towards the top, quartered window or glass frames girded by coir, wooden or bamboo-matted partitions and flooring made of wooden slabs.
Here are 30 of the most stunning and awesome Kerala Tourism Images from instagram and other sources which will definitely make you think that you should visit this place at least once in the lifetime.
Munnar Tea Gardens
Munnar tea plantations is among the most famous places to visit in Kerala. It is remarkable not only for the refreshing natural views of tea gardens but also for the sweet scent of tea leaves that fills the air of Munnar. Newly married honeymoon couples visiting Kerala love to romance there in the company of tea leaves. Imagine yourself with your loved one walking with handing in hand or enjoying a cup of tea at the place from where it’s originated? Awesome or not?
Besides the green views, the light, soft clouds seems to be so close to touching with your hand. Such a Nice Scene you will surely don’t like to miss a photo of you in a Munnar Tea garden.
Near Athirapally Waterfalls
This beautiful picture is photographed near one of the popular waterfalls in Kerala – Athirapally waterfalls. It is the largest waterfall in Kerala and ia also called as the ‘Niagara Falls of Kerala ’. Being the largest waterfall and the green views with the musical sound of dropping water, it’s very popular among tourists.
Moreover, Vazhachall falls are close to this and thus it’s another popular tourist destination. Drenching in the waters of this falls, especially in summer, is a great way to enjoy Kerala Tourism.
Ooo..! It’s Raining in Kerala
Lucky are those people who enjoy rain and Monsoon Tourism at Kerala – It’s a great and much more than just ‘eye-catching’ view. The rain at Kerala not only ready to wet you at outside but you will also feel wet inside. Your soul will get drenched in the greenery all around. Everything will look new and fresh– just like a painter freshly paints and remake all his sceneries in paintings.
It’s awesome how nature paints and fill the colors again in the atmosphere. Cool!
At Vadanappally- Beauty of Villages in Kerala
Vadanappally is a beautiful village located in Thrissur district. It has also beach named as Vadanappally beach – clean and pleasant, Moreover, the sea shore is lined with the beautiful coconut trees and it’s a great place for swimming, sun bathing and having naughty moments with your love one or a friend. The whole area is covered with the attractive water bodies. Visiting the area at morning is a great way to refresh yourself and let your eyes feel the nature so closely.
Scenic Roads through woods and beaches
Enjoy a long drive on the roads through the dense forests. ‘Idukki’ a district in Kerala is famous for the roads that pass through the heart of lush green jungles. Enjoy having a bike and drive through the long roads. It’s a unique experience, if you never enjoyed a journey like this. Hire a Jeep or bike and go enjoy on the roads of ‘Idukki’ – enjoy the cool breezes of the wind, the scented air, and the green trees – nature near your soul.
The Paddy fields of Kerala
Above picture is showing the local children playing at the paddy fields in Kerala. Kerala’s people are simple and most of them are in the Profession of farming. You will find a lot of paddy fields there – bringing another great view to eyes. Walking in these paddy fields is also a peaceful, enjoyable and memorable event.
They are worth seeing in the evening at the of sun setting – The paddy fields are appearing to be peaceful and silent, with light rustle of leaves somewhere. You are not going to enjoy such an impressive scenery somewhere else.
Celebrated as the granary of Kerala, Palakkad is a vast expanse of verdant plains interspersed with hills, rivers, mountain streams and forests. Deriving its name from the Malayalam words Pala (Alsteria scholaris) and Kadu (forest), this place was once a beautiful stretch of forest covered with the sweet-scented flowers of the Pala tree. #photooftheday by Karthik Nair
Backwaters of Kerala!!!!!
Kerala’s backwaters are famous due to their natural calm and silence. Seeing these backwaters in summer and having fun in a boat is worth trying. Kerala’s clean lakes and water bodies makes a chain of backwaters across the whole Kerala.
Above picture is showing a scenery of backwaters in Kasargod – a famous backwaters destinations in Kerala. The houseboat visits and boat rides add an additional and memorable fun to the tourists. Moreover, the snake boat races are also another lovely event to watch.
Another great backwaters destination is Valiyaparamba. Treat your eyes to the water sources of 4 rivers as well as a magical view of a little island.
Watch Theyyam Dance
Theyyam is one of the popular ritual dance performed by locals. Among the locals, it’s also called to be the ‘dance of gods’. Theyyam includes dance, mime, and music which shows the culture of ancient tribals which has a great importance among locals. From about 400 the yams performed, the most popular and spiritual ones are the Raktha Chamundi, Kari Chamundi, Muchilottu Bhagavathi, Wayanadu Kraven, Gulikan and Pottan.
These thayyams are performed annually from December to April at the Parassinikadavu Sri Muthappan Temple in Kannur.
Theyyam is a ritual dance popular in north Kerala or the erstwhile Kolathunadu. Theyyam incorporates dance, mime and music and enshrines the rudiments of ancient tribal cultures which attached great importance to the worship of heroes and the spirits of ancestors. Of the over 400 Theyyams performed, the most spectacular ones are those of Raktha Chamundi, Kari Chamundi, Muchilottu Bhagavathi, Wayanadu Kulaven, Gulikan and Pottan. #photooftheday by @nede_photoholic #artform #tradition #ritual #VisitKerala
Shoranur Railway Line
Nilambur – Shoranur railway line is one of the shortest broad range railway lines in India. Passing through the dense forests, you will enjoy the journey along with the winds, the birds and the rustle of tree leaves throughout the journey. It’s also a better and cost effective idea to move across the Kerala in train – you will get a thorough overview of the beauty, innocence, and attractiveness of whole Kerala.
Vagamon is a beautiful hill station comprised of cascading waterfalls, landscapes, and valleys. The above picture shows a part of Pine forests lined at a solid rock in vagamon – standing with its outstanding beauty and Natural Charisma. Besides Pine forests, vagamon has a lot of greenery, fog, and green meadows which make it worth to visit.
Vagamon is one of the major places of attraction for tourists and honeymooners in Kerala. With uncountable stunning natural sceneries=, it’s also a great spot for taking snaps and making small videos with friends and family. It’s also a strongly recommended place if you are planning a trip to Kerala.
Kovalam Beach view
Kovalam beach is one of the most famous and eye-catching places at Kerala. It’s the tourists love. Swim, play with sand or cuddle up with your loved one. The beach is also decorated with a beautiful light house and green trees along with the green rocks treat eyes with its mystical views – especially at morning and evening. Watching the sunset in the evening at Kovalam is another great scene ready to catch your heart.
Taking sun bath and having some funny gossips, smart laughs made the whole day worth at Kovalam. It cannot be fully enjoyed in one day. To explore the Kovalam and enjoy it in true meaning, you have to spend more than one day there.
Eravikulam National Park
Home to a number of endangered species in western Ghats, this national park is among the best tourist spots to visit in Munnar. You can experience the wildlife at a very close distance and is an amazing opportunity to get in touch with nature.
Indo Swiss Diary Farm in Mattupetty
Established by the collaboration of Indian Government and the Swiss Confederation in the year 1963, Indo Swiss Dairy Farm’s main objective is to popularize the new breed of cattle. It is a cattle cum research center where more than 100 varieties of cattle are taken care of.
Elephants near Mattupetty Dam
Located at 13 km away from Munnar, the main attraction here is the dam and the lake, where you can enjoy the widespread greenery and the amazing climate. Apart from sightseeing, you can also engage in extreme sports activities like speed boating and trekking in Shola forest.
Watch Anaimudi peak from a distance
This is the highest peak in India and is a part of Eravikulam National Park. Heavily surrounded by rich flora and fauna, Anamudi is the key place to find endangered Gaurs, Nilgiri Langurs, and Lion Tailed Macaque. Moreover, you can also find the largest population of Asian Elephants here.
Sunset in FortKochi Beach
Famous for its European architecture, Fort Kochi is one of the best places you will visit in Kerala. This is a key place in the city of Kochi, which enhances the city’s beauty to tenfold. You can experience traditional fishing and if you are lucky enough, you can also come across the amazing sunset that mesmerizes its viewers.
Attukal Waterfalls in Munnar
While staying in Munnar in Kerala, Attukal Waterfalls will be the most amazing tourist spots for you to visit. The natural arrangement of rocks and water falling will dwell in your thoughts forever. For the people who love trekking, this is the ideal place. Along with the amazing wildlife and natural greenery, you can sooth your soul with this amazing view.
Local Fishermen and Pristine Beauty of Cherai Beach
Being a very quiet and a clean place, this beach displays the natural beauty of best beaches in Kerala. With a number of resorts lined up along the beach, you can enjoy quality time with your soul mate, friends, and families. It is considered as an ideal place for swimming and many different species of fishes along with dolphins can be found.
Elephant bathing at Kodanad Elephant Center
Kerala being extremely famous for harnessing elephants in any occasions has Kodanad Elephant Training center where a large number of elephants are taken care of. An exotic place surrounded by Periyar river and high ranges at Perumbavoor, Kodanad is considered as one of the best places to explore in Kerala.
Marine Drive in Kochi
It is a pollution free zone widely known for its malls and shopping centers. You can buy all your souvenirs for your friends and families here and is a great place to hang out and relax. Creating a great view of the city due to Kerala’s backwaters, this place attracts a large number of explorers and is one of the key places in Kochi.
Backwaters in Alleppey
Widely known as a must visit place in Kerala, Alleppey backwaters attract a huge number of tourists who come to spend a memorable time here. The peak time is during monsoon when the water level is highest. Various activities and the boat houses make this truly a dream place to visit.
Coconut Tree Lined Beach of Marari
Located just 11 km away from Alleppey, Marari beach is a major tourist attraction. The calm sea and the soothing sand will relax you deeply. The numerous resorts with beach viewing rooms make this tour quite interesting. The coconut groves lined around the beach enhance the natural beauty of this place.
Light House in Alleppey Beach House
Standing proud for 154 years, this lighthouse holds a major historic importance for Kerala. Showing way too many traders, this lighthouse is now open to public views. This historical lighthouse enhances the importance of Alleppey port along with its beauty.
Bird Sanctuary in Kumarakom
Home to numerous bird species, this sanctuary is surrounded by the extraordinary greenery and blue skies. The sight will make you jealous of the birds flying and will ignite a burning desire to touch the skies. The place offers boat rides from Kavanar River, making the trip unbelievably amazing.
Backwater Cruise in a Houseboat
Fall in love with the beauty of nature at Backwater cruise, where your time will be spent on boat admiring the nature’s creativity. The clear water, blue skies, floating lotuses and the coconut woods will refresh your mind and body. The center of attraction would be the lovely night you will be spending in the traditional house boat.
Bay Island Driftwood Museum
With a beautiful story in the background, this museum is a place of interest to many art lovers. The high-quality sculptures are designed with extreme originality and flowing emotions. The next time you visit Kerala, make sure to visit this museum and get inspired by the beautiful and artistic emotions displayed.
Elephant Herd near Thekkady
Located at the Periyar National Park – one of the India’s finest Wildlife reserves has a collection of wildlife like Periyar tigers, Elephants, Deer etc. Having an elephant ride there will add another remarkable adventure to the journey.
It’s also a great place for people who love photo shooting with animals and rafting in bamboos . A haven for wildlife photographers – get yourself close to the Jungle life in between the fierce tigers and giants structures – Elephants.
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Valiyathura Pier is a tourist spot where you can admire the sea at its most beautiful form. Ideal for taking pictures, you can feel the cool breeze grazing through your skin arousing a sense of natural beauty. This is a must visit place in Kerala and is a great attraction for tourists.
Backwater views from Houseboat
This is not a watercolor painting but the snap taken on the backwaters of Alleppey when we went for a cruise. Enjoy the scenes like this when you go a cruise in the backwaters of Kerala.
Kerala has magical and eye-catching views at every step. We are presenting this article to bring the best of Kerala in from of you. Once you visit, surely you feel like not to return forever from that place. It’s a land of waterfalls, green meadows, hill stations, tea plantation and simple and friendly people. If you plan to go, we recommend you to also visit the local shops, and meet the locals. It will be a unique experience to meet those people and may be you can explore a hidden beautiful place because of them!!
Get drenched under waterfalls, play at green meadows, walk in the paddy fields, feel the scented air and do whatever cool and outstanding you want to do at Kerala. At last, the most important thing – don’t forget to take a lot of Empty space in your Camera or Memory Card – You are going to take a snap at every Step!
Also published on Medium.