Reasons to visit Kerala this summer!
For a majority of Indian living in the UAE, “going home” during the summer months is a MUST. And, what’s more, a large number of people are actually opting to visit God’s Own Country – Kerala for more reasons than one!
Lately increasing number of people are making a beeline for Kerala this summer season! So what are you waiting for!
TOP 3 PLACES TO VISIT
Wayanad: The land of the paddy fields, Wayanad is easily Kerala’s less known gem! Rich in culture and natural beauty, Wayanad lives by its own rules. Here, along with tea, coffee and rice fields, you get an insight into the tribal life as well. If you love adventure, Wayanad has Kerala’s longest zipline!
Visit: Wildlife sanctuary, Edakkal Caves, Pookode Lake and Soochipara Falls.
Vagamon: After the hustle and bustle of city life, Vagamon is the perfect place to unwind in some quiet! Lovely waterfalls, tea gardens, lakes and churches give you the perfect reason to escape the city. You can paraglide to your hearts content on the beautiful valleys!
Visit: Pine Hills,Kurisumala and Ulipooni.
Kumarakom: A quiet hamlet near Lake Vembanad, Kumarakon is of the best sightseeing spots in Kerala. Hop on a houseboat and relax with some fresh coconuts to sip from and a lake beneath that you can fish from! Yes, here you can fish and eat it too.
Visit: Bird sanctuary, Aruvikuzhi Waterfalls, Bay Island Driftwood Museum.
TOP 3 REASONS TO VISIT KERALA
- The weather: When it is summer in UAE, its rainy season in Kerala! And that means cool weather, greenery all around and some fabulous fresh food to be had!
- The food: Every thought that the humble coconut could spice up your food to the point that it drives you crazy merely thinking of it? Imagine all those freshly procured fish deep fried in fresh coconut oil? Those delicious appams, karimeen, chicken varutharichattu…
- The greenery: Kerala is green all the year round, but come rainy season, the greenery takes on a whole new hue! Imagine traversing through those winding uphill roads through lust green forests all the way to Wayanad or Munnar…
TOP 3 FOOD TO TRY WHEN YOU ARE HERE
While you are here, we suggest these THREE must try food in Kerala. Do note that Malayalees love their food really spicy and fresh. Be ready to experience a gastronomic extravaganza during your visit here!
1. Sadhya: An overload of colours, flavours and variety, this is a must experience meal while you are here! All this deliciousness served up on a banana leaf!
Fish Curry: This fiery fish dish made with a special type of tamarind is decidedly for the strong hearted. Nevertheless, give it a shot! Goes well with rice and Kerala porotta!
Puttu: This very popular breakfast item (also eaten through the day) comes in many shapes and tastes. However, the one made in coconut shells is much sought after!
What’s stopping you from getting on that plane right now?