Kerala Government has finally decided to open its tourist destinations from 12th October 2020, to revive its tourism sector. It was closed just like other tourist destinations for six months because of the pandemic.
According to the tourism minister of Kerala, Kadakampally Surendran, Hill stations, back water, and adventure tourism spots are opened except the beaches, which are going to be opened by 1st November 2020. Here is the list of ‘must-see’ sites of Kerala one should visit at least once:
Also known as Alappuzha, Alleppey the most famous backwater spot of Kerala. This is the wide network of brackish canals, lakes, and rivers. One should cruise down and enjoy the iconic scenic beauty along with Kerala cuisine out there.
It is the economic capital of Kerala. This city is a combination of different cultures which is winning the heart of tourists to date. One can enjoy seeing the spice cultivation and Chinese fishing there.
It is the most popular Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary. One can see elephants, evergreen forests, Periyar Lake via cruise, or can take an Elephant Safari to enjoy the depths of the Sanctuary.
It is considered as the most beautiful place in Kerala. It is the highest tea producer in Asia. Munnar is loaded with Palm-fringed backwaters, scenic waterfalls, sunny beaches, misty mountains, and gushing streams.
It was previously the Kingdom of Kochin but is now known as the cultural capital of Kerala because of its cultural, spiritual, and religious learnings. It is the hub of temples and churches. One should try Vellayappam, a type of rice hooper when going to visit Thrissur.
These are the famous places to visit in Kerala. Now the tourists have to follow certain protocols while going there. They have to carry a coronavirus negative certificate of fewer than 7 days. They must register on the Kerala web portal. The use of masks, sanitizers, and social distancing is mandatory.