There’s not a single place in Kerala without lush greenery and mesmerising beauty. What a wonder! Kerala’s beauty has been captured and talked about all over the world. Needless to say, if we were to take a road trip, it wouldn’t be in Leh or the Himalayas; it would be in Kerala. The spirit of Kerala lies in how much you embrace its inner beauty. A road trip in Kerala is all you need to steer away the stress of life only to reel in happiness. Now, those are the best kind of road trips. We’re going to list our favourite road trip spots in Kerala and you get to choose your adventure.
Kochi to Alappuzha
Alappuzha can capture your attention as if by magic. You will not be able to resist the beauty of the backwaters and fresh paddy fields. Driving or riding from Cochin to Alappuzha is something everyone should do at least once in their lifetime. And don’t worry, you won’t have to bother about traffic. As you drive, you can slowly roll down the windows of your car only to breathe the fresh air and enchanting view of the place.
Athirapally to Valparai
Athirapally has one of the most scenic waterfalls you’ll ever come across. A lot of well-known movies were shot here – just saying! As panoramic as Athirapally waterfalls is, the road from Athirapally to Valparai is just spectacular. You’ll get a glimpse of the Western Ghats in this two and a half hour drive and boy, the view is pretty as a picture. The breathtaking view of the forest and plantation sites cannot be described in words.
Tea Estates of Munnar
You can’t go to Kerala and not visit Munnar. Malayalis generally prefer a good ol’ fashioned bike trip to Munnar early in the morning. You’ll be delighted by the countryside even if you don’t get out of your bike. Relax, cue up a playlist, have a cup of chaaya, and go ecstasies over the view. Don’t forget to try out the local delicacies the destination offers. Trust us, you’ll not regret this one.
Kozhikode to Wayanad
It’s never a mistake to take a trip to Wayanad. If you want to be surrounded by nature, then you’d definitely enjoy the trip from Kozhikode to Wayanad. There’s a bunch of exquisitely beautiful sights to see on your way to Wayanad. The sun-soaked forest goes on for miles and miles. This is the ideal peaceful weekend getaway you’ve been searching for.
Thekkady to Kumarakom
Kumarakom boasts of warm weather, blue skies, lush fields, and people in seventh heaven. What’s more, if you love trekking, this trip will enthral every single second you spend travelling. This should be on your road trip to-do list if you want an unparalleled view overlooking picturesque forests. You’ll love every bit of it.
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