Top Family-friendly attractions in Kerala

Kerala is truly a fascinating, vibrant and delightful state. It is blessed with gorgeous backwaters, a pleasant tropical climate, white sandy beaches, delicious local cuisine, and untouched islands. 

Officially known as the ‘Gods’ Own Country. This is because the people of the land are as warm and welcoming as their climate, who also happen to be exceptionally famous for their hospitality and helpful nature. 

From the age-old historical and cultural heritage to the natural wonders that this place abounds. The verdant state of Kerala, located in the southwestern part of India, is a visually stunning place that seems to transcend the boundaries of time. 

 

 

The greenery and slender palm trees dotted with coconut fronds will make you feel as if you have been transported back in time. 

Let’s start the journey of this wonderland to help you choose from the Kerala Tour Packages for family that reputed travel companies are organizing. 

Kochi

This beautiful coastal city has long been the center of economic and cultural activity in Kerala – with its travelers and traders coming from far-off lands to experience the exotic charms of this city. Kochi’s multicultural influences are evident in its rich history, as well as in its architecture, art, and cuisine.

Popular sites

Fort Kochi Cherai beach Chinese fishing net Bolgatty Island 
Marine Drive  Jewish Synagogue Mattancherry Palace  

 

Things to do

Ferry Ride Ayurvedic Spa Snorkeling Visit Jew town 
Backwater tour  Spice Tour Kathakali Dance 

Performance

 

 

Munnar

The landscape of Munnar consists of craggy peaks, rugged terrains, and rolling hills. This hill town is surrounded by a lake called Nedumkandam and three rivers named Madupatty, Nallathanni, and Periavaru.

Popular sites

Eravikulam National Park Kundala lakes Attukad waterfalls Echo point
Trekking Camping Tea estate tour  

 

Things to do

Boat ride Treehouse stay Jungle safari Forest Camping
       

Alleppey

With a rich cultural heritage, nature-lovers would agree that Alleppey is among the best-suited tourist destinations in Kerala. Blessed with black sandy beaches, crystal clear backwaters, hand-crafted wooden houseboats, and a colossal network of lagoons, Alleppey is popularly fondled as ‘Venice of the East.

Popular sites

Marari Beach Krishnapuram 

Palace

Shri Krishna

Temple

Vembanad

Lake

Alappuzha 

beach

     

 

Things to do

Houseboat tour Bird watching Kayaking Snake boat race 
Ayurvedic sessions Boat ride    

 

Kovalam

The Arabian Sea runs through Kovalam, making it a charming little village. The beautiful beaches of Kovalam are well-known tourist destinations in Kerala. 

This beautiful destination has several premier Ayurvedic centers, where you can get excellent Aromatherapy massages to cut down physical and mental stress.

The spiritual experience of the journey to Kovalam is enhanced by ancient Hindu temples, big cathedrals, and beautiful mosques.

Popular sites

Lighthouse Beach Hawah beach Samudra beach   Rock cut caves
Vellayani Lake  Marine Aquarium    

Things to do

Massages Yoga retreat Meditation Water sports
Ayurvedic

Treatment

     

 

Kumarakom

With an area of 139 sq. km, Kumarakom is one of the most gorgeous backwater sites in Kerala. This tiny village is located 45 minutes from Kottayam on the Vembanad Lake.

The name Kumarakom means home to the Lord Krishna’s race – the cowherds. From July to September, the monsoon season is one of the best times to visit Kumarakom with its creeks and stream flows, and numerous rice fields get flooded with water.

It is located nearly 68 km from Changanassery Airport, was formerly known as Kumarakkodu, and houses lagoons, backwaters, and paddy fields amidst palm groves.

 

Popular sites

Vembanad lake Bird sanctuary Backwaters Craft museum
Pathiramanal      

 

Things to do

Angling Kayaking Fishing Boating
Bird watching Yachting Houseboat ride Ayurvedic massages