Kerala is a destination where beauty breathes, wonders are created and nature smiles in all its glory. The place has rightfully earned the sobriquet of Country’God’s and is frequented by thousands of travelers, nature enthusiasts and explorers from far and beyond each year.
Kerala can surprise you in several ways with its grand and undiscovered landscapes and here, we can give you a glimpse what lies under the blanket of mist and mountains of the other side of Kerala, we have come up with a list of some brilliant and less populated places that will daze you with their stunning scenery and natural splendor.
1.Marari Beach one of the best ‘hammock beaches:-
The place is extremely gorgeous, perfect for a relaxed, peaceful vacation. It is located only 11 km from Alleppey, this less explored beach in Kerala is a cure for the sore eyes. The best feature of the beach is that not many people are aware of its existence and hence it is not yet hit by worldly developments. This place breathes in a natural environment.
Those peoples who looking for some offbeat, wondrous and out of the world experience, this peak in Wayanad can fill your heart with much-needed excitement. However, to go on a trekking expedition, you can need to get permission from the forest office in Meppady.
because camping is not allowed. For a normal or beginner level trekker, it doesn’t take more than three hours to reach the peak. Some time stays there, and take in the gorgeous natural vistas and enjoy breathing in amidst lush greenery and While coming back, you will encounter a gorgeous heart-shaped lake called Hridaya Thadakam. Peoples believe that the lake has never dried up ever.
Vembanad Lake can Beautiful, less-frequented, and absolutely perfect for solitude seekers. The Vembanad Lake in Kumarakom is comparatively one of the less explored lakes in Kerala, now fast developing as a backwater tourism destination. The place is largely visited for picnic purposes by the locals. Many peoples are simply sitting on the shores for hours amidst nature, and enjoy fishing or boating. If you are visiting Kottayam during this period, you can see how amazing boat races in Kerala are.
Silent Valley is as mysterious as its name and is one of the best-kept secrets of South India. This sprawling tropical evergreen rain forest is situated in the Nilgiri Hills of Palakkad district and is home to a variety of flora and fauna. Wildlife lovers and people in the travel circuit are aware of this beauty, yet it remains one of the less-explored places in Kerala. Silent Valley is the garden of curiosity for biologists, nature lovers, and science students.
According to records, owing to its rich Western Ghats’ biodiversity, this forest has more than a hundred species of orchids, butterflies, beetles, moths, and birds.
5.Areekkal Waterfalls, Kochi:-
It is around 35 km from Ernakulam, this waterfall is a little hidden away and if you miss the signboard on the highway, you might just miss an experience. A popular picnic spot for the locals, this waterfall is surrounded with rubber trees and the area might experience unpredictable rainfalls, which adds to the beauty of the place! If you are planning a monsoon visit, then make sure to keep your eyes open for this spectacular hidden magnificence because this place is at its scenic best during the rains.
6.Edakkal Caves, Wayanad:-
Edakkal Caves serve the purpose quite brilliantly. The place is gorgeously covered with ancient inscriptions and makes for a perfect getaway for history lovers and mystery seekers. Nature plays with the mind in various ways and creations of these caves are a perfect sample proving the fact. Several archaeologists and historians have stayed here and excavated the site for its period of existence.