Kerala, in south India, is often referred to as "God's Own Country". This coastal state is rich in distinctive traditions and culture, and lush unspoiled tropical beauty. Most of all, Kerala is known for its elephants, elaborate temple festivals, and the tranquil backwaters. The pace of life is slow, making Kerala the perfect place for a leisurely vacation.
Don't miss these top 6 Kerala tourist places.
Prefer to see Kerala on a tour? This seven day small group Beaches & Backwaters backpackers trip from popular G Adventures includes Kochi, the Kerala backwaters, and Varkala on its itinerary. G Adventures also offers this seven day Highlights of South India small group tour to Kochi, Kumarakom, Kerala backwaters, and Marari beach.