Getting Off the Beaten Track in Kerala – 5 Ideas

News in Asia
Getting Off the Beaten Track in Kerala – 5 Ideas

One of the most popular tourist destinations in India, the southern state of Kerala has a lot to offer to a discerning traveller who is looking for roads and places less travelled.  

1. Silent Valley National Park, Palakkad
Start with one of the best kept secrets of Southern India – Silent Valley is a mystic place boasting amazing biodiversity and a sprawling tropical rainforest. 

2. Nelliampathy, Palakkad
One more stunning destination in Palakkad, Nelliampathy hill station is less crowded than its more famous counterparts and is a real gem for tea and coffee lovers with beautiful estates abounding there.

3. Kumbalangi, Kochi
Yes, Kerala has its own ecotourism village. It is a picturesque fishing hamlet in the Kochi backwaters with its signature sight being Chinese fishing nets. There are several homestays to choose from in order to give your visit a more authentic twist.

4. Edakkal Caves, Wayanad
Definitely an offbeat destination, the caves in Wayanad are covered with ancient inscription and other traces of the gone civilization. Sounds intriguing, does it not? But to reach the caves you will need to hike for about 1.2 km up the hill.

5. Muzhappilangad Beach, Kannur
The only beach in Kerala you can drive through. In April, there is an annual beach festival drawing hordes of drivers who perform serious stunts there.

Source

News

Samui, Phangan, Tao Lure Tourists with Huge Promotions during Green Season

Green Season at Koh Samui, Koh Phangan and Koh Tao is luring domestic and foreign tourists with extra attractive deals: the Tourism Authority of Thailand launched a special promotion campaign that will last till the end of the year.

21 November 2019

Thailand Offers Online E-Visas for Nations Under VOA Fee Waiver

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) informs travellers who are entitled for visa-on-arrival to Thailand that while the Royal Thai Government’s visa-on-arrival fee waiver scheme has effect it is possible to apply for a Thailand e-visa online to skip the queues on the arrival.

21 November 2019

Kyushu Offers Last Chance to Spot Autumn Leaves in Japan This Year

Kyushu, the southwesternmost of Japan’s main islands, is the last one to see the autumn off hence it is a great destination to see autumn leaves if you've missed the spectacle in the more well-known northern areas.

20 November 2019