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5 Best Places to Visit in Kerala during Monsoon

By Siji Ram

Any time is the best time to visit Kerala, the God's Own Country. Taking a trip in the monsoon makes it even special. The lush green mountains, the spectacular waterfalls, the tapping of raindrops; even the roaring thunder is beautiful!

Kerala is often visited by tourists during monsoon to just feel the captivating beauty of nature. Let's take you to the best places to visit in Kerala during monsoon where you can explore and feel rejuvenated.

1. Wayanad

Wayanad is a place you'll never get bored of, how many ever times you visit. The air you breathe, the greenery you see and the gurgle of water you hear, everything is synonymous to beauty here. People visit here often to only for the pleasant climate throughout the year.

A Travel Guide to Wayanad


A Trek to Chembra Peak

Photo Courtesy: Sankara Subramanian

2. Peermede

Located around 75km from Kottayam, Peermede is a perfect monsoon getaway for its lovely weather, enchanting landscapes and the fog during this season that adds beauty to the hill station. The aroma of the tea estates and the smell of fresh earth are reasons enough to visit Peermede!

A Travel Guide to Peermede

3. Ashtamudi Backwaters

Take a house boat trip along the Ashtamudi waterfalls in Kerala and feel the beauty of nature at its best. An overnight stay on the backwaters will make you feel refreshed and charged!

A Travel Guide to Ashtamudi


A splendid view of sunset at Kovalam

Photo Courtesy: Giles Clark

4. Kovalam

Kovalam is one of the popular beach destinations in Kerala. Visit the beach during the monsoon to experience the fresh waves that line up the shore as you take a stroll, alone or with your loved one.

A Travel Guide to Kovalam


Athirapally Waterfalls is a gorgeous sight during monsoon. Though one has to be careful while going near the falls, it is surely not to be missed, especially if you're a nature lover.

A Travel Guide to Athirapally


The gush of the falls at Athirapally

Photo Courtesy: Isabell Schulz

Kerala is much more than the places mentioned above. For the immense beauty she is, you must visit the place at least once in your life. Here are a few more reasons to explore Kerala during any time of the year!

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