Secrets of the Indian "God's Own Country": 7 unusual corners of Kerala

By Tychyna TetianaJan 23, 2024 14:36 PMNews
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Secrets of the Indian "God's Own Country": 7 unusual corners of Kerala
Theater in Kerala, India. Source: wikipedia

Kerala is a state in the southwestern part of India, renowned for its unique nature and cultural heritage. Here, you can enjoy beautiful beaches and landscapes while hiking up rocky trails.

It is one of the popular destinations in India, but it is not overcrowded with tourists. Read the TimesnowNews article about what you can see in this region, which is called the "God's Own Country."

Edakkal Caves, Wayanad

Imagine climbing a cliff with a magnificent view of the Western Ghats and exploring a cave with carvings that have been there for almost 8000 years! This is possible at the amazing Edakkal Caves in Wayanad, Kerala. They resemble a stone shelter and are reminiscent of the Bhimbetka shelters in Madhya Pradesh.

Here you can see the only carved Stone Age figures in South India, dating back to 6000 BC. The road to the rock passes through rocky paths, but the view from the top is worth every step.

Kappil Beach, Varkala

Kappil Beach, one of the secret gems of Kerala, often remains in the shadow of its popular neighbor Varkala. This pristine beach stretches out, not crowded, offering some of the most spectacular sunsets on the Arabian Sea.

On the opposite side is Edawa Narayana Lake, which becomes a haven for a variety of birds. Exploring Kappil is convenient by car, and you can even rent bicycles in Varkala for walking.

Secrets of the Indian "God's Own Country": 7 unusual corners of Kerala
Gavi. Source: Wikipedia

Gavi Periyar

Gavi is a true gem of Kerala, a secret haven for nature lovers. Gavi is like a real paradise, hidden among the lush greenery of the Periyar Tiger Reserve, surrounding the beautiful Gavi Lake. The calm waters of the lake reflect the rich green hues of the dense forest.

More than 260 species of birds and a variety of wildlife make Gavi an ideal place for nature enthusiasts. Here you will encounter bison, elephants, lion-tailed macaques, and Malabar giant squirrels.

Vagamon, Idukki

Vagamon is the perfect hidden treasure in Kerala! Located in Idukki, it is called the "Asian Scotland" because of the vast meadows on the mountain tops, perfect for the popular activity of paragliding in Vagamon.

Secrets of the Indian "God's Own Country": 7 unusual corners of Kerala
Muzhappilangad Beach. Source: Wikipedia

Mujappilangad Beach, Kannur

Discover the magic of driving at Muzhappilangad Beach, a unique treasure in India for true car enthusiasts! This beach, stretching for several kilometers, provides a unique opportunity to drive a car or bike right on the sand. It is not only the perfect place for an exciting driving experience but also a natural paradise where you can encounter a variety of rare birds.

The April Beach Festival adds a special flavor to the place, making it the perfect road trip in picturesque Kerala.

Magical views against the backdrop of the sunset and amazing nature - this is your perfect cocktail for great photos that will become real hits on your Instagram!

Ashtamudi Kollam Lake

This gigantic lake, which branches into eight waterways, creates a unique and unrepeatable place in Kerala. Ashtamudi Lake becomes a real paradise for various species of birds, providing them with a habitat. Here you can enjoy the extraordinary beauty of nature and immerse yourself in the tranquil environment provided by this unique water space.

Secrets of the Indian "God's Own Country": 7 unusual corners of Kerala
Views of Kolukkumalai. Source: Wikipedia

Kolukkumalai, Idukki

This Kolukkumalai tea plantation, immersed in the clouds at an impressive height of 7900 feet, has become the deserved holder of the title of the highest tea plantation in the world, existing since the 1900s. A visit to this amazing place will offer you a magical panoramic view of the Nilgiri ranges, providing a unique opportunity to enjoy the beauty of nature.

Kolukkumalai also promises an exciting adventure, especially during an exhilarating jeep ride. Immerse yourself in the unique world of Kolukkumalai and discover one of Kerala's most secret treasures.

Secrets of the Indian "God's Own Country": 7 unusual corners of Kerala
Banasura Reservoir. Source: Wikipedia

Suchipara Wayanad Waterfalls

When you visit the Soochipara Waterfalls in the beautiful Wayanad Valley, you will immerse yourself in an atmosphere where there are no abandoned bottles or wrappers. This waterfall is considered one of the secret treasures of Kerala. This waterfall is a prime example of responsible tourism, where the entire area is free of plastic waste. The journey to it is a real trek through hilly terrain and dense forests, making your experience even more exciting.

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